Looking for fun and inexpensive Halloween-related activities for your family this month? Well, look no further than your local library. There are Halloween and Autumn themed events happening at many of our Kitsap Regional Libraries throughout the month of October, and, here’s the best part, they’re free! As you are planning your schedule of ghoulish entertainment, don’t forget to add one (or all!) of these library events which are sure to raise your spirits this October:

For kids and families:

Halloween Storytime and Trick-or-Treat parades:

Wear your costumes and join us for not so scary stories and trick-or-treat parade through the Library.

Downtown Bremerton: Tuesday, October 25th, 10:30 a.m.; ages 0-5

Manchester: Tuesday,  October 25th, 10:30 a.m., ages 0-5

Sylvan Way: Friday, October 28th, 10:30 a.m. and noon; All-ages


Haunted Library

Creepy creatures! Moderately morbid monsters! Tentatively terrifying tours! Stop by the Library after hours for our second annual Haunted Library tours. All ages are welcome, but be warned, scares may abound. Costumes encouraged! Adults must accompany children on tours.

Port Orchard: Saturday, October 29th, 7-9 p.m; All-ages


Trick-or-Treat: Village Green Community Center

Wear your costume for a trick-or-treat parade

Kingston: Monday, October 31st , 3-5 p.m.; Grades K-5


For adults:

Painted Pumpkins

Bring your own pumpkin and decorate it with your own autumnal design.

Little Boston: Wednesday, October 12th, 1-2:30 p.m.

Sylvan Way: Saturday, October 15th, 1:30-3 p.m.

Downtown Bremerton: Saturday, October 22nd, 1:30-3 p.m.

Manchester: Monday, October 24th, 6-7p.m.

Kingston: Thursday, October 27th, 3-4 p.m.

Silverdale: Thursday, October 27th, 7-8:30 p.m. and Saturday, October 29th, 10-11:30 a.m.


Lit Up:  Choose Your Own Lovecraft

Read any work of H.P. Lovecraft and prepare for spine- tingling discussion around the eerie tales that emerged from the mind of this classic horror-fiction author.

Lovecraft Brewing; Thursday, October 20th, 7:30-9 p.m.

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