Library hosting contests

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Bring out the knives and candles. Watson Library will be hosting a pumpkin decorating contest and open house 1 – 4 p.m. Oct. 31. Contestants must bring their pre-decorated pumpkins to the library from 8 a.m. Oct. 29 to 8 p.m. Oct. 30.

The library will also have an epitaph writing contest, giving contestants a chance to write what they want to see on their tombstones. The epitaphs are due no later than 8 p.m. Oct. 30, at the front desk.

Prizes will be awarded for the best epitaph and pumpkin.

“We are also encouraging students to bring over their best comic book artwork,” said Susan Black, public services librarian.

Comic book artwork is due at the same time as the epitaphs and will be on display Halloween Day.

There will be no competition for comic book artwork.

Refreshments will be served at the open house.

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