Annual trick or treat event and costume photos return to Vespasian Warner Public Library

CLINTON — Staff at the Vespasian Warner Public Library District are preparing for the annual Trick-or-Treat at the Library event.

The community is invited to stop by the library on Monday, October 31 between 9 a.m.-7 p.m. to trick-or-treat and enjoy free activities. Don’t forget to wear your costume! EMC Photography will also make their return to the library to take free portraits of children in costume from 4:30-6:30 p.m.

This event is free and open to the public. Advance registration is not required. Trick-or-treat bags are available for the first 250 children.

October Library Events: The library offers more than just books! All library events are free and open to the public, but advance registration is required for events marked with an asterisk (*). Visit the library or call 217-935-5174 to sign up.

• Mad Scientist Crystals Grab ‘n Go Kit - Begins Sat. 10/1 (All Ages)

• Monsters Under the Bed Board on the Children’s Floor - All Month (All Ages)

• Illinois Heartland Library Crawl - All Month (All Ages)

• Children’s Storytime - Every Wed. and Fri. at 10am (Ages Birth-5)

• *Gravestone Cleaning at Woodlawn Cemetery - Sat. 10/1 at 11am (All Ages)

• *D&D: The Joy of Extradimensional Spaces - Thu. 10/6 at 4pm (Adult)

• *Fall into Fun Craft Event - Sat. 10/8 at 10:30am (All Ages)

• *Bats: Fact or Fiction - Thu. 10/13 at 5:30pm (All Ages)

• *Impact Life Blood Drive - Sat. 10/15 from 9:30am-1pm (Adult)

• *Using Fresh Produce Gardening Webinar - Tue. 10/18 at 1:30 (Adult)

• *Book Club - Tue. 10/18 at 6pm (Adult)

• *Life-Size Library Clue - Thu. 10/20 at 4pm (Teen 12-18)

• *D&D: Mazfroth’s Mighty Digressions - Thu. 10/20 at 4pm (Adult)

• *Paper Bag Monster Masks - Mon. 10/24 at 3:45pm (All Ages)

• *4-H STEM Mania - Wed. 10/26 at 2:45pm (Grades 3-5)

• Trick-or-Treat at the Library – Mon. 10/31 from 9am-7pm (All Ages)

• Costume Photos by EMC Photography – Mon. 10/31 from 4:30-6:30pm (All Ages)

The library is open Monday-Thursday from 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Friday from 9 a.m.-4 p.m., and Saturday from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.. Hours are subject to change. The library will be closed on Monday, October 10. For more information about the event above or any library services, visit or call (217) 935-5174.


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