Library Explores Hiking, Singing, Haunting This Month

Learn about a 2,181 Mile Hike on the Appalachian Trail on Thur., Oct. 13 at 7 p.m. in the Whippanong Library. Sparta resident Mike Venus, who hiked every inch of the Appalachian Trail at age 77, will speak about his experiences along the trail including a slideshow of photos taken on the hike. He will also discuss the history of the trail, the process it took to get prepared, including going to boot camp, and factors that determine if one will succeed on the hike.

Sing a Song, All Day Long on Sat., Oct. 15 at 10:30 a.m. -11:10 a.m. Join Youth Stages in a fun and interactive sing-a-long for ages one through five of children’s classic songs as well as a few new ones.

Haunted Library is a program set for Tues., Oct. 25, at 6 pm. Don Dougherty from Classroom Adventure Stories will relate a hauntingly scary story where participants will come face-to-face with ghosts, bats, bugs and rats. For grades five through eight.

Pre-registration required. For more information, check out the library website at HYPERLINK “” or call the Whippanong Library in Whippany at 973-428-2460.

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