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Spooky Stories Read-a-Thon

“Shadows mutter, mist replies; darkness purrs as midnight sighs.”

Rusty Fischer


Put on your best costume, grab a mug of hot chocolate and curl up under your favorite blanket and listen to ghouls, ghosts, witches and things that go bump in the night.


It's time for Tempest Productions’ free 6-hour Virtual Read-A-Thon,

a night full of spooky stories.

We’ve got all ages covered; come for one or come for all!

6pm - prek-grades 2

Bonaparte Falls Apart by Margery Cuyler,  Bone Soup by Cambria Evans, Click, Clack Boo! by Doreen Cronin and Betsy Lewin, Goodnight Goon by Michael Rex, Ies la Hora de los Esqueletos!/It's Skeleton Time by Ana Galan and Rodrigo Lujan, J is for Jack-O-Lantern by Denise Brennan-Jessica Nelson, Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, Ten Timid Ghosts by Jennifer O'Connell

7pm - middle school

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

8pm Classic Horror Stories for High School

The Monkey's Paw, The Tell Tale Heart, The Lottery, and Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge

10pm Fright Night Stories

by masters Stephen King, Joe Hill, Neil Gaiman, Ray Bradbury, Joyce Carol Oates, and others

This program is made possible by a grant from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, a division of the Department of State, and administered by the Hudson County Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs, Thomas A. DeGise, Hudson County Executive & the Hudson County Board of Chosen Freeholders.

Tempest Productions receives state arts funding support through a grant from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.