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- By Isaiah Pittman, Adult Librarian | October 22, 2021
We asked this cadre of trained professionals which must-read library books, movies and music they'd recommend for Halloween!
- By Amanda Pagan, Children's Librarian | October 15, 2021
Our devoted team of eerie experts are standing by to give you titles that will leave you trembling in terror.
- By Amanda Pagan, Children's Librarian | October 12, 2021
Greetings ghouls! Are you a fan of things that go bump in the night? Do you delight in tales of death and despair? Are you, like, really in…
- By Estefanía Vélez, Library Information Assistant | August 11, 2021
If your idea of the perfect beach read involves horror, slashers, and thrillers, we've got books that are sure to give you a chill.
- By NYPL Staff | October 30, 2020
All of these books come highly recommended for any reader, but for a little extra fun, we've tailored our suggestions to the zodiac to tap…
- By Isaiah Pittman, Adult Librarian | April 24, 2020
Go-to horror authors as well as an essential pick for each guaranteed to keep you up at night.
- By NYPL Staff | November 8, 2019
Peek at the spooky picks from our last Open Book Hour at Mid-Manhattan Library, from the Monstress collection and Walking Dead comic novels…
- By Amanda Pagan, Children's Librarian | October 30, 2019
31 days in October... 31 of the spookiest, most unnerving books we know. We've compiled our ongoing series of scary social media recommenda…