Join the Junior Friends of the Groton Public Library for Bumpers & Books, a festive twist on a traditional trunk-or-treat event. The Junior Friends and their families, as well as Library staff and town employees, will be on hand in the Library's back parking lot to give out treats from the trunks of their decorated vehicles. The twist? All the vehicles will be decorated in author and book-related themes. From The Wizard of Oz and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow to The Great Gatsby and Stephen King’s IT, don't miss this boo-ktacular event! There will be crafts, face painting and tattoos for children and sale items for adults. Enjoy a hotdog, sausage, fresh-squeezed lemonade from the food trucks on hand.

Bumpers n' Books is free and open to the public. Children are encouraged to dress in book- or author-related costumes to add to the festivities. The rain date for the event is Saturday, October 26th from 11:00 AM--1:00 PM.

Check out a video of last year's event:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bdilX5yFCyI

Schedules

  • Occurred Saturday, October 19th, 2019 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Venue

Groton Public Library

52 Newtown Road
Groton, CT 06378

Contact

Kimmerle Balentine

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