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Halloween At Queens Library

Looking for ways to celebrate Halloween in Queens? Get into the spooky holiday spirit at Queens Library. Create your own costume, share your scary stories, walk through the Haunted Hallway of Horrors, and so much more! There are plenty of tricks-or-treats for everyone!

Upcoming Programs


Halloween Blood Fest 2017

The full day itinerary includes a magic show, costume and scream contests, an "Alien vs. Predator" laser light show and a haunted house. Our featured band is Long Island's own Stir Crazy, playing hard rock and metal music.

Saturday, October 28 @ 12pm
Flushing
41-17 Main Street


Halloween Family Fun

Come join us for an afternoon of Halloween family fun! We're having a costume contest, games and activities. For all ages.

Saturday, October 28 @ 3pm
Woodside
54-22 Skillman Avenue


Spooky Story Contest

Trick or Treat! Halloween is nearing and we want you to give us a scare. Write a spooky story and you could win a big Halloween treat. The witching hour for this contest is Monday, October 30, 2017 at 4pm. The winning story will be announced in the Library on Halloween, Tuesday, October 31, at 4pm.

Monday, October 30 @ 3pm
Hillcrest
187-05 Union Turnpike, Flushing


Halloween Story and Craft Program

Children ages 4-10 years will listen to a fun Halloween-themed story, then will work on a Halloween craft project. All materials will be supplied.

Monday, October 30 @ 3:30pm
Bay Terrace
18-36 Bell Boulevard, Bayside


Teen Program: Movie Matinee

Get in the Halloween spirit with the screening of a scary movie.

Monday, October 30 @ 3:30pm
Fresh Meadows
193-20 Horace Harding Expressway


Jack-O-Lanterns

Children of all ages are invited to join us in making paper jack-o-lanterns for the October holiday season.

Monday, October 30 @ 4pm
Central Library
89-11 Merrick Boulevard, Jamaica


Halloween Crafts

Children explore their creativity and have fun working on themed arts and crafts projects.

Monday, October 30 @ 4pm
Mitchell-Linden
31-32 Union Street, Flushing


Halloween Costume Party

Children of all ages are welcome to have fun at our Halloween costume party and competition.

Monday, October 30 @ 4pm
Queens Village
94-11 217 Street


Family Movie: "Hotel Transylvania"

Get ready for Halloween with the family movie, Hotel Transylvania. All ages welcome to attend. Seating is first come, first served.

Monday, October 30 @ 4pm
Queensboro Hill
60-05 Main Street


Friends of Briarwood Presents: A Halloween Party

School-age children bring your costumes and come join us at the Briarwood Library to celebrate Halloween. Snacks will be provided.

Monday, October 30 @ 4pm
Briarwood
85-12 Main Street


Halloween Story and Craft

Sing along to, "The Thirteen Days of Halloween" and make a Halloween craft. All are welcome.

Monday, October 30 @ 4pm
Whitestone
151-10 14 Road


Halloween Slime

Come to the library and create your own ooey gooey Halloween slime!

Monday, October 30 @ 4pm
Baisley Park
117-11 Sutphin Boulevard


Halloween Movie Special Viewing

A horror movie for ages 16 and up. Please call the branch to find out what movie we'll be showing.

Monday, October 30 @ 4pm
Elmhurst
86-07 Broadway


Frightful Tales--Halloween Party Ages 8-12

Come join in some Halloween fun, featuring scary tales and sweet treats!

Monday, October 30 @ 6pm
Pomonok
158-21 Jewel Avenue


Halloween Horror Movie

Have a spooky Halloween!!! We will be showing a frightening movie for you, boo!

Monday, October 30 @ 6pm
Cambria Heights
218-13 Linden Boulevard


Back to School is For Everyone at East Flushing Library! Halloween Nursery School Visit

Join us for Halloween.

Tuesday, October 31 @ 9:30am
East Flushing
196-36 Northern Boulevard


Spooky "Identify That Character"

Boo! Try to guess that ghastly character in our game of "Identify That Character"...if you dare! All are welcome!

Tuesday, October 31 @ 1pm
Corona
38-23 104 Street


Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

Wanna hear something REALLY scary? Join us for a haunted Halloween storytime in the dark. We'll be snacking on Walking S'mores and listening to spooky stories to make your skin crawl! Ages 8-12.

Tuesday, October 31 @ 3pm
Queensboro Hill
60-05 Main Street, Flushing


Halloween Party Community Day

Come and celebrate Halloween with crafts and other exciting projects.

Tuesday, October 31 @ 3pm
South Ozone Park
128-16 Rockaway Boulevard


Spooky Craft

Happy Halloween! Join us for an afternoon of Spooky Crafts! The whole family is welcome!

Tuesday, October 31 @ 3pm
Corona
38-23 104 Street


Teen Program: Halloween Drop-In Party

Take pictures in our costume photo booth, learn to play the quick spooky game One Night Ultimate Werewolf, or just take a break with your friends before heading back out for more shenanigans!

Tuesday, October 31 @ 3:30pm
Fresh Meadows
193-20 Horace Harding Expressway


October Fun for Kids

Join us for our October Fun program. We will provide fun crafts and go over the origins of Halloween. Registration required. Call (718) 634-1110.

Tuesday, October 31 @ 3:30pm
Peninsula
92-25 Rockaway Beach Boulevard


Not-so-Spooky Tuesday Afternoon Movies

Enjoy some Halloween-themed films with your family. All are invited!

  • 10/31- "Gremlins" (PG, 1984, 106 min.)

Tuesday, October 31 @ 4pm
Bellerose
250-06 Hillside Avenue


Costume Party and Parade

Children of all ages are invited to join us for out October Costume Party and Parade! Don't forget to put on your best costume and enjoy the fun parade throughout the library.

Tuesday, October 31 @ 4pm
Central Library
89-11 Merrick Boulevard, Jamaica


Spooky Jeopardy

Are you a fan of Halloween or other scary things? Come compete with a team to answer questions for Spooky Jeopardy! Winners receive candy, and the whole family is welcome.

Tuesday, October 31 @ 4pm
Corona
38-23 104 Street


Spooky Story Contest Winner Announcement

The winning story will be announced in the Library on Halloween, Tuesday, October 31, at 4 pm. Rules: All stories must be original, between 500 and 1000 words. All children and teens can enter. Sorry, no adults. All submissions must be readable and include author(s) full name and telephone number(s).

Tuesday, October 31 @ 4pm
Hillcrest
187-05 Union Turnpike, Flushing


Halloween Party

Children ages 5 to 12 years old are invited to join us for a Halloween-themed craft and game. A parent or caregiver must be present.

Tuesday, October 31 @ 4pm
Ridgewood
20-12 Madison Street


The Ozone Park Halloween Ball

Join us for our little gathering. Costumes are optional but be sure to wear your smile.

Tuesday, October 31 @ 4pm
Ozone Park
92-24 Rockaway Boulevard


Halloween Costume Party and Contest!

Happy Halloween! Put on your spookiest, silliest best costume and join us for Halloween snacks, games, and spooky music. Get tricks - or treats! Ages 3-11.

Tuesday, October 31 @ 4pm
Queensboro Hill
60-05 Main Street, Flushing


Halloween Costume Show and Tell

A chance for all to show off their spooky costume creations for this year's Halloween celebrations.

Tuesday, October 31 @ 4:30pm
Middle Village
72-31 Metropolitan Avenue


Haunted Hallway of Horrors!

The monstrosity returns! Walk the hallway if you dare! For ages 8-15. (Seriously, it's kind of scary).

Tuesday, October 31 @ 5pm
Woodhaven
85-41 Forest Parkway