Event Special Events Celebrate 30 Years of Goosebumps and Magic Tree House with R.L. Stine and Mary Pope Osborne

Date and Location

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Get in the Halloween spirit with beloved authors R.L. Stine (author of the “Goosebumps” series) and Mary Pope Osborne (author of the “Magic Tree House” series) at the Library of Congress. The day will feature a special program in the Coolidge Auditorium from 2 - 3 p.m.

Featured titles “Slappy, Beware!” and “Memories and Life Lessons from the Magic Tree House” will be available for sale and authors will autograph their book following the program at 3:30 p.m.

Beginning at 10 a.m., visitors are invited to participate in “spooky” art activities on the Mezzanine level of the Great Hall. Read a scary story in the reading corner or find an adventure with a book about the world. Enjoy creepy music and fantastical images from the Library’s collections, perfect to fill your own treehouse.

This event is free, but free-timed entry passes are required to enter the Library of Congress. Click the "Get Tickets" link above and select a timed-entry pass for your preferred entry time.