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Saturday, October 27, 2012

Scare Yourself for Halloween

On display in our gallery are books and movies about ghosts, hauntings, vampires, etc. Visit our display, make a selection, and prepared to be scared.

Friday, October 19, 2012

Author Visit on Thursday, 10/25

Ghost Stories
What a great way to celebrate the Halloween season! Linda Zimmermann, ghost investigator, appears here on Thursday, 10/25 at 6:30.

Zimmermann has written many books on ghost appearances. in local haunts in Rockland County, and the Hudson Valley region, and across America. She is the author of more than 20 books.

This Thursday, she'll be discussing how she does ghost investigations, and will have books available for signing and purchase.

We have a number of her books in our library collection, available for borrowing.

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Our Online Catalog

Riverdale Public Library is part of the Morris Automated Information Network, a consortium of 37 libraries. You can use your Riverdale Public Library card to order books from us or the other libraries, and have it delivered at your home library. Check out what's available through our online catalog.

Saturday, October 6, 2012

October Reads and Movies

Batty over Halloween?
Looking for a seasonal read - maybe a scary story or movie? Here's some great picks:

The Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films award the The Saturn Awards each year. The 2012 winner for Best Horror Thriller Film was The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo.
Other nominees were:
CONTAGION (Warner Bros.)
THE GREY   (Open Road Films)
TAKE SHELTER (Sony Pictures Classics)
THE THING (Universal)

A great list of classic scary movies, some based on real-life stories, can be found at Buzzle

You are sure to find a BOOk here!
In the mood for some midnight reading?
Check these sites for some books that may keep you awake...

Goodreads has lists, and more lists, of ghost stories, gothic novels, horror, vampires...and more. Goodreads describes themselves as "the largest site for readers and book recommendations in the world".

Booklicious blog is "all things books". Ten great classics are listed here.

 Monster Librarian reviews horror books for adults and young adults