Halloween Booktacular Giveaway

Submitted by SJPL Staff on Fri, 09/30/2022 - 8:00 AM
Baby dressed as a bee for Halloween.

Get a Free Book: October 23 – 31, 2022

From October 23 – 31, kids and teens can stop by any library location and pick out a free book! Youth (0–18) are eligible, while supplies last. Costumes are encouraged, but not required.



How do you pick up a free book for Halloween?
Any youth ages birth to 18 can visit any library location. No program signup is required.

Do we have to sign up for a library card or any other program?
A library card is always encouraged but not required for this promotion.

Does my child need to be present at an SJPL location to pick up a free book for Halloween?
Yes, your child has to be present to claim a free book—one book per child.

Do youth need to wear a costume to get a free book?
No, it is not required but always welcome and encouraged.

Are there only Halloween books available?
Nope! Giveaway reads are from a wide variety of genres.

Can we pick up an item after October 31?
No. The program only runs through Halloween, Monday, October 31.


Two children in Halloween costumes working on a craft activity.

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