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Children and teens are invited to dress up like the undead and creep over to the Lumberton Library’s garden for a zombie walk.

This signature event is slated for Oct. 25 from 4 to 5 p.m.

The zombies will shamble around the block, play games and eat brains — I mean snacks. Zombies must be 18 years old or younger and the little zombies need a parent to attend. Parents this program may not be suitable for your young child if they scare very easily. There are 50 spaces available and registration is required. You may register for the zombie walk beginning Oct. 11 by visiting the library or by calling 910-738-4859.

Games and crafts at the library are the perfect way to spend time after school. Children 12 and younger may attend the Afterschool Adventure programs on Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. in Rowland and on Oct. 16 at 4 p.m. in Fairmont.

The Lumberton Library will host a Haunted Library for children 12 and younger on Oct. 30 and Oct. 31 from 3 until 5 p.m. each day. The Children’s Library will have spooky activity stations and a storytelling corner. Costumes are always welcome. This is a drop-in program during which children and their parents can visit the stations anytime during the program hours.

If you have a little one at home, join us for Baby Bookworm classes on Tuesdays at 9 a.m. in Lumberton. We are teaching babies to love the library and books through wiggles, giggles and stories.

Help your preschooler get ready for school by bringing them to our storytime programs. Weekly storytimes are offered at the following locations and times: Mondays at 10 a.m. in Pembroke; Tuesdays at 11 a.m. in Red Springs and St. Pauls; Wednesdays at 11 a.m. in Maxton; and Fridays at 10 a.m. in Lumberton. Groups of 10 or more must make arrangements by calling Katie Huneycutt at 910-738-4859.

Are you interested in keeping up with library news? Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and our website for updates on programs, resources and services. Our Facebook and Pinterest accounts are listed as Robeson County Public Library. Follow us on Twitter at RC_PL. Discover new books, events and much more on our website at www.robesoncountylibrary.org. Thank you for connecting with us and visit your library this week.

The annual Friends of the Library book sale is scheduled for Thursday through Friday at the Osterneck Auditorium. Come on down and load up on great books. We appreciate your support.

Katie Huneycutt is the Youth Services librarian of Robeson County Public Library. Her new favorite picture book is Dinosaur Kisses by David Ezra Stein.

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