Halloween Arts and Crafts

Happy Halloween

It's That Spooky Time of Year!

Now that it's fall and the weather is changing, it's time to get in the Halloween spirit! If you love Halloween like me, you've probably already started your Halloween decorating and movie marathons. Although you can buy decorations almost anywhere nowadays, it's often more fun to make some festive crafts with friends or family. Whether you're looking for activities for your children or yourself, the library has many resources for your Halloween fun! Below are some books that contain crafts, games, and spooky party planning ideas.

In addition to these activities you can do at home, San Jose Public Library has numerous Halloween-themed events happening throughout the month of October!


For Children:

Fun-to-Make Crafts for HalloweenHalloween Book of FunHow-to Library: Carving Pumpkins


For Teens:

Halloween: Spells, Recipes, and customsExtreme PumpkinsExtreme Pumpkins 2


For Adults:

The Big Book of Halloween FunBest of Halloween Tricks and TreatsBetter Home and Gardens Halloween Pumpkins and Parties


More Information:

Looking for more information on the history of Halloween?

Need some haunting tunes for your Halloween party?

If you're looking for some scary movies to watch, here is a list to get your started. Don't forget to check out Hoopla, where you can watch movies on your mobile devices after signing up with your library card!

Happy Haunting!


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