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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
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
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
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


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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
85-41 Forest Parkway