For Ghosties, Ghoulies, Long-Leggedy Beasties and Fairy Princesses

Face painting at the San Carlos Library.
Face painting at the San Carlos Library.

Your library has imaginative make-up, face painting and special effects books that will elevate everyone’s inner Halloween artist to that of master! See some recommendations below.

While browsing, check out our Halloween party food books and magazines, too.  Even if you don't actually prepare any of the recipes, the clever concoctions are good for shared chuckles and future inspirations.

Stage Makeup

Special Effects Make-up

Face Painting

Men, Makeup, and Monsters

Period Make-up for the Stage

Makeup Is Art

Halloween Sweets and Treats

Ghoulish Goodies

Wormy Apple Croissants and Other Halloween Recipes

Ghoulish Goodies

A Ghastly-good Halloween

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