TeenTober ’22 A Month-Long Spooky Teen Lollapalooza!

TeenTober is back with a whole new theme! Teens can join us throughout the month of October to learn new skills and discover how the Library District can fuel their passions. This year we are celebrating with fun "They're Here - 80s Fright Night" events planned across the Library District's 25 unique branches, plus hair-raising reading recommendations from our staff! Check out our lists below … and did we mention that everything is FREE!?  Do you follow us on social?  Check out the #13YAReadsofHalloween starting on October 19 when we will feature a chilling new book each day leading up to Halloween. 

Share your TeenTober experiences with us by posting to Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook and tag us @LVCCLD, and use #TeenTober! 

TeenTober Events:


Here's just a sample of what we have in store for you this month! For all our TeenTober events click here.

Create Cheesecloth Ghosts with Ms. Kristy

This online program premieres on October 18 at p.m. on our Virtually Anywhere YouTube Channel


Haunted House:

TeenTober Haunted House & Pizza Party
Thursday, October 13 from 3 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Whitney Library
This TeenTober, take a walk through our haunted house of horrors...if you dare. Celebrate your survival by enjoying some pizza! For Tweens & Teens ages 11-17.

Escape Rooms:

80s Thriller Escape Room - Registration is required
Saturday, October 15 from 3 p.m. - 4 p.m. (first session) & from 4 p.m. - 5 p.m. (second session)
Sahara West Library
Are you up for a challenge? You have one hour to solve puzzles and riddles to escape from our 80s thriller-themed room. Registration is required and begins online on October 1. Located upstairs in the Parent's Room.

Haunted Games:

Fright Night Haunted Aisles
October 1 - October 31
Windmill Library
Solve the Mystery of the Fright Night Haunted Aisles! Pinhead, Jason, Freddy, Michael and Pennywise are well known for their crimes against humanity...but what about their lesser known crimes?  Find the clues hidden in the haunted aisles at Windmill Library and gather evidence to help you figure out which Hollywood horror villain is most likely to commit each of these misdemeanors and on what day in October. Game sheets are available at the Information Desk throughout the month. One prize per player. 

Afterhours Lock-ins:

Glow Party Lock-in
Friday, October 7 from 5:45 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Sunrise Library
Play glow games and dance the night away after the library closes.

TeenTober Lock-in
Friday, October 21 from 5:45 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Moapa Valley Library
Come for teens-only activities after hours!  There will be games, a movie, and fun craft.

Dance Lessons:

Thriller Dance Lesson
Thursday, October 20 from 3 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Sahara West Library
Learn the dance steps to Thriller. Just in time for Halloween! Upstairs in the Board Room.

Trivia:

Horror Trivia
Thursday, October 13 from 4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Sahara West Library
Come in for a "screaming" good time with horror trivia. Prizes will be awarded in the Teens@ Lab.

Stranger Things Trivia
Tuesday, October 18 from 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Enterprise Library
Play an action-packed Stranger Things trivia game & show off your knowledge of this Netflix blockbuster! 

Movie Nights:

Interactive Movie Night
Tuesday, October 18 from 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Centennial Hills Library
Have a frightful night at the Centennial Hills Library. Enjoy a screening of 80s classic Beetlejuice with prop bags, interactive scripts, and refreshments. 

Zombie Party
Friday, October 21 from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
West Las Vegas Library
Learn how to create zombie makeup and then watch a classic zombie movie!

Movie Scare-a-thon
Saturday, October 29 from 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Whitney Library
Join us in the Teen Zone for a day of classic PG-13-rated 1980s horror films in celebration of TeenTober and enjoy pizza, popcorn, and drinks! Check with the Youth Services Desk for the film schedule. 

Scary Stories:

Teen Scary Stories
Tuesday, October 25 at 4 p.m.
Enterprise Library
Tell scary ghost stories & make a creepy spider jar with LED candle to take home! Supplies and space are limited, so please pick up a ticket at the Enterprise Youth Services Desk 30 minutes prior to the program.

Fall & Halloween Crafts:

Origami Pumpkins
Wednesday, October 5 from 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
West Charleston Library
Come hang out with friends, play video games, and make your very own origami pumpkin! 

Pumpkin Painting
Thursday, October 6 from 4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Sahara West Library
Have some old-fashioned fun with pumpkin painting in the Teens@ Lab.

Fright Night Perler Beads
Saturday, October 8 from 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Spring Valley Library
Love those old fright night films from the 80s?  Join us for a creepy teen afternoon with Perler beads as we pay homage to horror icons Freddie, Jason, Chucky, and the gang.  

Spooky Cards
Wednesday, October 12 from 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
West Charleston Library
Come hang out with friends, play video games, and make your own greeting card with a spooky theme. 

Make a Spell Book
Thursday, October 13 from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
West Las Vegas Library
Join us in our Teen Zone as we celebrate TeenTober by creating your very own spell book.

Spooky Paper Garland
Wednesday, October 19 from 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
West Charleston Library
Come hang out with friends, play video games, and make your own paper garland of ghosts, bats, pumpkins, and more! 

Fright Night Ghost Jar or Creepy Terrarium
Saturday, October 22 from 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Spring Valley Library
Bring out your spooky spirit and make your own ghost jar or creepy terrarium.

Mini Pumpkin Painting
Wednesday, October 26 from 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
West Charleston Library
Come hang out with friends, play video games, and decorate your own mini pumpkin using paint and other fun decorations to take home! 

Creepy Slime
Thursday, October 27 from 4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Sahara West Library
Make some creepy slime with spiders and eyeballs in the Teens@ Lab.

Fright Night Candy Pots
Saturday, October 29 from 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Spring Valley Library
Make a fun Fright Night candy pot featuring your favorite sinister friends of the 80s.  

Click here for all TeenTober events!


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