The leaves are changing from green to red, there’s a brisk chill in the air, and the days are shorter. Ahhh! It’s the scariest time of year – Halloween time!

Whether you are someone who loves Halloween scares (like me!) or someone who only enjoys this holiday for the sweet treats (also me!), the North Bergen Public Library has some great Halloween themed books for Halloween lovers of all ages!

Children’s Picture & Chapter Books

·         Herbert’s First Halloween by Cynthia Rylant

·         Duck & Goose Honk! Quack! Boo! By Tad Hills

·         Leo: A Ghost Story by Mac Barnett

·         Creepy Pair of Underwear by Aaron Reynolds

·         Coraline by Neil Gaiman

·         Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark by Alvin Schwartz

·         Doll Bones by Holly Black

·         A Good Night For Ghosts by Mary Pope Osborne

·         The Mummy With No Name by Geronimo Stilton

Teen Books

·         Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs

·         The Girl from the Well by Rin Chupeco

·         The Women in the Walls by Amy Lukavics

·         The May Queen Murders by Sarah Jude

·         There’s Someone Inside Your House by Stephanie Perkins

·         The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein by Kiersten White

·         A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness

·         Toil & Trouble: 15 Tales of Women & Witchcraft edited by Jessica Spotswood

·         Fiendish by Brenna Yovanoff

·         Dread Nation by Justina Ireland

Adult Books

·         It by Stephen King

·         The Exorcist by William Peter Blatty

·         Interview with the Vampire by Anne Rice

·         Wonderland by Zoje Stage

·         Meddling Kids by Edgar Cantero

·         Imaginary Friend by Stephen Chbosky

·         Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo

·         Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

·         NOS4A2 by Joe Hill

·         Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

If you would like to check out and read these or any other books, check out!

All branches of the North Bergen Library will be closed on Friday, December 8, 2023 for staff development.