Carlsbad City Library is hosting holiday themed events for all ages at all three library locations during October. Admission is free, and seating is first come, first served. Signups are required as noted for some events.
TeenTober Entire month of October Grades 7 – 12
The Young Adult Library Services Association has declared the month of October as TeenTober. Visit the Reference Desk at all three library locations and tell the librarian about a book, graphic novel or board game that you are reading or playing. Then pick up a candy bar of your choice.
Tween Scene Oct. 7 3:30 p.m., Grades 4 – 6 Georgina Cole Library, 1250 Carlsbad Village Drive
Help usher in the fall season with our own Oktoberfest. Join us for root beer, cider and pretzels.
Go bowling for ghosts, eat donuts on a string and try your hand at the murder game!
Terrific Tuesdays: Science of Halloween Oct. 29, 3:30 p.m., Grades K – 3 Georgina Cole Library, 1250 Carlsbad Village Drive
Explore the science behind Halloween by creating your own brand of creepy oobleck.
Pumpkin Carving Oct. 30 4 p.m., Grades 7 – 12 Carlsbad City Library, 1775 Dove Lane
Come celebrate Halloween a day early and choose a pumpkin to paint, carve or decorate any way you want. A reward will be given to the pumpkin that is voted as the best. Also, check out a display of creepy books to put you in a spooky mood. Sign-ups required.