For residents in the Brooklyn Centre-Old Brooklyn neighborhood of Cleveland - October is truly a bewitching month.
Daycare centers and public schools are fortunate to be within walking distance of the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo and Art House - and the families who live adjacent to Riverside Cemetery and along the Big Creek Valley - take full advantage of the fall holidays by decorating their homes and getting in the spirit of Halloween and the Day of the Dead.
Our walk-up libraries feature fun crafts and book titles that celebrate the richness of the Cuyahoga River valley - the perfect place to see real owls, bats, wolves and maybe even hear a ghost or see a witch fly across the full moon! Here are some of the books to be found at the Brooklyn Branch Library :
Skeleton for Dinner by Margory Cuyler/illustrated by Will Terry
Ahwoooooooo! by Yannick Murphy/illustrated by Claudio Munoz
And, if trick-or-treating scares you - there are plenty of family-safe events to attend near by including: