Great Pumpkin Hunt 2018

From right, circulation manager Phil Hansen makes a button for Simon Niemcek, 11, during the library’s Great Pumpkin Hunt event on Saturday, Oct. 27.

Just days before the spooky holiday, the Fitchburg Public Library will host its ninth annual Great Halloween Hunt.

The event will take place from 6-9:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, at the library, located on 5530 Lacy Road.

The hunt is free for all ages and will include a scavenger hunt, crafts, games, a movie and “balloon twister.”

Treats and entertainment will also be featured. For more information, call the library at 729-1760.

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