Goshen Public Library
601 S. Fifth St., 533-9531537-0241, Children’s Services 534-6650, Audiovisual Services http://www.goshenpl.lib.in.us/
An “Ogrefest!” event is set at the library Thursday from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
According to library staff, the “Winsome Hags” will present spooky stories set to live music, with “Fatty and the Ogres” as their feature performance.The program will take place in the Schrock Library Auditorium. Admission is free
The next installment of the Series Book Parties at the library is set for Nov. 5 at 6:30 p.m. The event will focus on the Boxcar Children series, and activities, trivia and snacks relating to the Boxcar books will be featured. Registration is required at the Children’s Desk or by calling 537-0241.
Through Oct. 29, young people are invited to the Children’s Department to make a fall-themed craft. The program is free while supplies last.
Mother Goose Monday
Sessions take place at 10:30 a.m. in Schrock Auditorium. The program includes stories, songs, fingerplays, rhymes and play activities. Mother Goose is designed for children up to 2 years old and their caregivers. The program is free and no registration is required.
Sessions are set for Wednesday and Thursday at 10:30 a.m. This month’s theme is “colors,” and the featured color this week is red. Children ages 2 to 5 are invited to wear something red and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays and a craft. This program is free.
Bristol Public Library
505 W. Vistula St., 848-7458www.youseemore.com/bristolwash
A Halloween program will be offered at the library Oct. 26 starting at 11 a.m. Children are invited to dress up as their favorite book characters and visit the library for games, crafts and treats. Prizes will be awarded for the best and most unique costumes.
The public is invited to the Elkhart County Historical Museum Nov. 15 for a Trivia Fundraiser Night. The event will benefit the library.The cost is $90 for a table of 10, if paid at the library prior to the event. That cost is $100 at the door Nov. 15. Individual tickets cost $9 in advance, or $10 at the door.