Crafting at the Library: Halloween Pop-Up Cards

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Halloween is in a few weeks and here’s a quick craft for the holiday! Crafting is good for your health- it can reduce stress, can you a sense of accomplishment, and help to improve your sense of concentration. Making crafts has also been shown to increase happiness and protect the brain from damage caused by aging.

Make a few pop-up cards and pass them out to friends!

Supplies needed:
Paper- about 3 pieces
Scissors
Glue
Envelopes
Colored pencils or markers
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All Hallows’ Reads

onlydaughterHere are some spooky books that you can check out from the JMRL catalog if you’re looking for a thrilling read on Halloween:

Only Daughter by Anna Snoekstra – One woman’s dark past becomes another’s deadly future when an imposter, desperate after being arrested, resumes the life of Rebecca Winter, who has been missing for eleven years.

The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware – Assigned to review an exclusive North Sea luxury cruise, travel journalist Lo Blacklock witnesses a woman being thrown overboard and is baffled when all passengers remain accounted for, a nightmare that unravels as Lo struggles to convince everyone that what she saw was real.

Into the Water by Paula Hawkins – When a single mom and a teen girl are found murdered at the bottom of a river in a small town weeks apart, an ensuing investigation dredges up a complicated local history involving human instincts and the damage they can inflict.

Doctor Sleep by Stephen King – In this sequel to The Shining, middle-aged Dan Torrance uses his remnant powers to assist the dying before coming to the aid of a 12-year-old girl being tortured by a tribe of murderous paranormals. Continue reading