Halloween Extravaganza (all ages) [RSVP REQUIRED]
October 31 @ 10 h 00 min - 20 h 00 min
Join us on Saturday 31 October for a day of festivities! Members and non-members alike are welcome to attend the festivities, which will take place virtually and outdoors, with small-group activities inside. Guests at our Halloween Extravaganza will be the first visitors inside our newly expanded Children’s Library and Teen Mezzanine! Registration for all events opened on 1 October 2020 for Library members* and on 20 October for non-members (15 euros per person for non-members, fee must be paid in advance to confirm your spot). Each registered guest will receive a Halloween Fun Pack, which includes a trick-or-treating map, craft projects (for the selected age), games, and a raffle ticket (available for pick-up for registered guests as of 20 October).
*Each child must have their own Library card or be covered by a family membership.
At home | all ages | Halloween Fun Packs
Halloween Fun Packs are available individually as of 20 October until 31 October, and include: a trick-or-treating map, games, a raffle ticket, and crafts. Registration is required. Fun Packs are free for Library members or 15 euros each for non-members. Register HERE for your Halloween Fun Pack.
10h00-18h00 | all ages | Trick-or-treating
Trick-or-treating maps will be given with every Halloween Extravaganza Fun Pack (free for Library members), or available for purchase separately by non-members, however registration is required if you are not already registered for one of the day’s events. Register HERE (members only) to reserve your trick-or-treating map. Register HERE (non-members, beginning 20 October, 5 euros) to reserve your trick-or-treating map.
Please note: if you register for one of our other Halloween Extravaganza events or a Halloween Fun Pack there is no need to register separately for your trick-or-treating map.
10h00-10h30 | all ages | Halloween Song Fest [VIRTUAL]
Put on your costumes and sing and dance along with our librarians, volunteers and special guests as we lead you in fun and festive Halloween songs! Free for Library members. 15 euros for non-members (Halloween Fun Pack included). Register HERE.
11h00-12h00 | ages 0 – 4 | Halloween Stories and Games
Enjoy a short story reading by one of our children’s librarians, and learn a Halloween song, then have your portrait taken in the new Children’s Library, and try one of our Halloween games. Guests will be accommodated in small groups, with storytimes at 11h00, 11h10, 11h25, 1135, and 11h45. All storytimes for ages 0-4 are now FULL.
13h00-14h00 | ages 3 – 5 | Halloween Stories and Games
Enjoy a short story reading by one of our children’s librarians, and learn a Halloween song, then have your portrait taken in the new Children’s Library, and try one of our Halloween games. Guests will be accommodated in small groups, with sessions at 13h00, 13h10, 13h25, 13h35, and 13h45. All storytimes for ages 3-5 are now FULL.
15h00-16h30 | ages 5 – 12 | Halloween Stories, Trivia and Games
Enjoy a short story reading by one of our children’s librarians, and win prizes with our Halloween trivia, then have your portrait taken in the new Children’s Library, and try one of our Halloween games. Guests will be accommodated in small groups, with sessions at 15h00, 15h10, 15h25, 15h35, 15h45, 16h00, 16h10, and 16h25. All sessions for ages 5-12 are now FULL.
17h00-17h30 | all ages | Halloween Finale and Costume Contest [VIRTUAL]
Enjoy a story, Halloween jokes and surprises, and then check out the winners of our costume contest. Send in photos of your costumes throughout the day for a chance to win our costume contest. Register for the virtual event HERE. Submit your costume photos here beginning on 30 October. Prizes will be awarded in these categories: Really Funny Costume, Really Pretty Costume, Really Scary Costume, Great Book-Inspired Costume, Great Superhero Costume, Great Animal Costume, Great Classic Halloween Costume, Great Costume Incorporating a Mask, Great Parent Costume. Free for Library members. 15 euros for non-members (Halloween Fun Pack included).
18h00-20h00 | ages 8+ | Haunted Paris Halloween Tours
Let our guides scare you as they lead you on a spooky Halloween tour of the 7th arrondissement in a small group. 20 minute walking tour, outdoors. Tours leave at 18h00, 18h15, 18h30, 18h45, 19h00, 19h15, 19h30, 19h45. All tours are now FULL.
Caregivers are expected to familiarize themselves with these guidelines so that we can provide a pleasant library environment for all patrons. Masks are required for all events inside the Library for guests ages 11 and over. Events may be adapted to adjust for new Covid-19 health protocols.