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Story Time for Grown-Ups - Scary Stories for Halloween


October 8, 2014

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Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two!

October 2014 — Scary Stories for Halloween 

Wednesday, October 8, 1:00 pm
   Monday, October 6, 7:00 pm

Little Orphant Annie by James Whitcomb Riley
Hoosier poet James Whitcomb Riley reminds all of us children to beware of goblins.
One Summer Night by Ambrose Bierce
In this story, both the living and the dead walk the cemetery one summer night.
The Cask of Amontillado by Edgar Allan Poe
The narrator seeks deadly revenge on a friend who insulted him by appealing to his friend’s vanity as a wine connoisseur.
The Tell-Tale Heart by Edgar Allan Poe
Poe’s classic tale of terror is narrated by the nervous murderer who can’t stop hearing his victim’s still-beating heart.
Other October Story Time Dates - Wednesday, October 22, 1:00 pm
   Monday, October 20 7:00 pm
Three and Three Are One by Ambrose Bierce
Barr Lassiter became a soldier in the Union Army against the wishes of his family in Tennessee. When his regiment was assigned to duty near the old homestead, he paid a visit to his family, hoping for reconciliation.
Lamb to the Slaughter by Roald Dahl
Det. Patrick Maloney is found murdered in his living-room the same night his wife Mary prepared roast leg of lamb. Coincidence?

Check the October schedule for Story Time for Grown-Ups. 

All programs are FREE and subject to last minute change or cancellation.

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