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Field of Monsters Events

Not So Scary Monster Contest and Scavenger Hunt

Week of Sep. 13-18
All locations        
Children Pre-K-5th grade
In collaboration with the community
“Field of Monsters” celebration,
create a monster on paper for our
“Not So Scary Monster” art contest! Submit your monster art to any MRCPL location during the week of Sep. 13-18!

Categories: Pre-k, K-1st, 2nd-3rd, 4th-5th
1st prize for each grade group: art made into bookmarks and is used in our Oct. scavenger hunts. 2nd, 3rd prize for each grade group: artwork is used in our Oct. scavenger hunt.

Not So Scary Monster Scavenger Hunt
Weeks of Oct. 18-30
All locations
Children of all ages
In collaboration with the “Field of Monsters” celebration, come by any location to participate in the Not So Scary Scavenger Hunt. Each child who participates will receive a bookmark featuring the artwork of our 1st place “Not So Scary Monster Art” contest winners. (Images used in hunt are the artwork of our 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners of the art contest.)

Monsters Among Us Art Contest

Week of Sep. 13-18
All locations
Grades 6-12/teens
In collaboration with the community “Field of Monsters” celebration create a monster on paper or a 3D model for our Teen Monsters Among Us art contest! Submit your monster art to any MRCPL location during the week of Sep. 13-18.

One winner from each category (paper & 3D model) will be chosen and announced on Sep. 22. Winners will receive a T-Shirt created from their designs. 

"Field of Monsters" Adult Scavenger Hunt

Fri. Oct. 1, 5-9 PM
Downtown Mansfield First Friday Shop Hop Event
Adults only
Stop by to see our Bookmobile at the Municipal lot (located at the corner of 4th & Main) in downtown Mansfield to begin the “Field of Monsters” Adult Scavenger Hunt and Shop Hop! Pick up a packet at our Bookmobile then answer the riddles to collect book jacket coupons from surrounding businesses.

Each coupon you collect is an entry for a chance to win tickets for two to tour the Historic Ohio State Reformatory and dinner on us!

Monster Movie Marathon

Sat. Oct. 23, 9:30 AM-5 PM
Community Room, Main Library
Adults only

Join us for free movies on the big screen in the Community Room! This movie marathon is filled with horror classics to get you in the Halloween spirit!

9:30 AM Frankenstein (1931)
11 AM The Pit and the Pendulum (1961)
1 PM Young Frankenstein (1974)
3 PM Creepshow (1982)

 

Not So Scary Monster Contest and Scavenger Hunt

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