Horror Movie Book Display

Do you love scary movies? We’ve put together a list of books that are a lot like scary movies you may love. Classic horror, modern masterpieces and even some not-so-scary movies have books that you might love to go with them!

If you like this movie: Try this book:
 The Babadook              

A Good and Happy Child by Justin Evans

Nightmare on Elm Street

NOS4A2 by Joe Hill




It Follows




Black Hole by Charles Burns



The Ring



The Girl from the Well by Rin Chupeco



 Stranger Things  The Replacement by Brenna Yovanoff
 Ghostbusters  Anna Dressed in Blood by Kendare Blake
The Addams Family The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman



















Class gives an introduction to knitting

Knit bySophieja23Get an introduction to knitting with the Southwest Oklahoma City Public Library and its Beginning Knitting class, meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3, in Rooms A and B.

Among topics featured in the event will be casting on, how to make knit and purl stitches and casting off.

The class is for ages 18 and up, and registration in advance is required.

It's another busy month for children's programming

Baby byjutheanhThe Southwest Oklahoma City Public Library has families with children in mind as it presents a variety of programs for all ages of children, many repeated multiple times during the month.

Programs scheduled during November for children and their caregivers, with suggested age range for participation, include:

Lego Quest (ages 5-12) – 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 1

Family Music Time (for younger children) – 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 2

Toddler Story Time and Play (ages 1-3) – 10 and 11 a.m. Thursdays, Nov. 3, 10 and 17

After School Kids (Pre-K through 3rd grade) – 4:30 p.m. Thursdays, Nov. 3 and 17 (Registration required in advance)

Baby Lapsit (ages 15 month and under) – 10 a.m. Fridays, Nov. 4 and 18

Family Story Time and Craft (all ages) – 10 and 11 a.m. Mondays, Nov. 7, 14, 21 and 28

TweenScene (ages 7 to 12) – 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8 and 22 (Registration required in advance)

Sensory Story Time (ages 11 and under) – 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15

TLC (Touch, Learn and Create) (ages 2 to 6) – 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16

Take a trip to Candy Land like never before

KidHandsOnThe Southwest Oklahoma City Public Library is super-sizing a children's favorite as it hosts a Life-sized Candy Land game. The game runs from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, in Rooms A and B.

Children of all ages are invited to participate and encouraged to dress in costume of their favorite character from the game.

They'll get a chance to travel through the Gumdrop Mountains and all the way to the Peppermint Forest like never before.

This will be a come-and-go event, and registration is not required in advance to participate.

Look ahead with estate planning series

AdultLecturePlanning for your family's future brings a high level of importance, and the Southwest Oklahoma City Public Library is looking at the topic with its series on Estate Planning, beginning at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25 and continuing for four weeks through Wednesday, Nov. 15.

Carolie Rozell, attorney at law for the Fulkerson Law Office, will lead the series, which will focus on various aspects of estate planning. Among subjects are probate, wills, trusts, durable and health care power of attorney and advanced directives.

The series is for ages 18 and up, and registration will be required separately for each week's session.