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Fall Prevention Program

Falls: They don’t have to happen to you. Join Tai Chi Master, John Robertson on Thursday, October 11  at 7 P.M. as he gives a  PowerPoint presentation on preventing falls. Hand-outs will be provided. Bring your questions. See Adult Services for details. - MA You may register online at


Monstrous Mash-ups!

If these crisp cool fall evenings leave you craving scary stories, and you don’t want to feel guilty that you don't have time for the literary classics, fear no more! GPLD now carries many of the new remixed classics with a ghoulish bent. Here are a few suggestions to get you on the road to discovering how fun the timeless titles of literature can be.

Once Upon a Time on ABC

Have you been waiting since last spring for the season premiere of Once Upon A Time? Now that it’s back on the air, fill the time between Sunday evenings with these items available at Glenside!


If You enjoyed A Haunting : TV Series : Discovery Channel then you may like....

Since 1948, FATE magazine has published true eyewitness accounts from ordinary people who've had extraordinary run-ins with the inhabitants of the spirit realm. This bone-chilling collection of true paranormal encounters, dating back to the early 1900s, brings you dozens of compelling stories of ghosts and haunted places, time-bending vortexes, and divine guidance from beyond. -

What is it about the McBride House that serves as a beacon to the dead? Built in the oldest town in Oklahoma by physician George McBride in 1895, this Victorian home is rife with ghosts from the past. Ghostly parties at 2:00 a.m., spirits calling family members and houseguests by name, dolls that talk even after the batteries have been removed...The Back family has been subjected to impossibly bright lights, loud crashing noises, weird shrieks—even ominous odors such as decaying matter.

Each ghost in the McBride House has a personality of its own, including one entity whose antics are downright terrifying. But instead of fleeing, the Back family remained and gradually got to know their "spirited" residents.

This is their story.

"Chronology of hauntings, famous ghost hunters, sexual encounters with ghosts, show business and the supernatural, ghost hunting resources and much more."--Cover.
The heads of the Atlantic Paranormal Society and hosts of the popular "Ghost Hunters" television show present an in-depth look at some of their investigations while offering insight into the tools and methods applied to noteworthy cases.
Holly Nadler, the ghost lady of Martha's Vineyard, won lots of attention for her collections of ghostly accounts on the island in Haunted Island. Now, in her second volume, Nadler brings her sassiness and spunk to investigating and delivering the dirt on even more eerie happenings on an island that is home to the rich, famous — and, yes, the otherworldly. In fact, she says, Martha's Vineyard is America's most haunted island. -
"A true account of a woman who encounters a ghost in a graveyard near her home and helps him cross over. Years later the grateful ghost returns to recount his life story and explain how he became trapped on Earth after death"--Provided by publisher.
This book takes a revealing look into the lives of average, everyday people from across the country who’ve had experiences in the realm of the unexplained. Whether you're a true believer in ghosts or a hard-nosed skeptic, you're sure to get a chill or two when you read about:
  • The woman who was visited by her grandfather…on the night of his funeral!
  • The man who was forced to move by a troublesome spirit…only to find it had followed him!
  • The woman who was attacked while jogging near a cemetery…by an invisible assailant!

As you make your way through these genuinely spooky stories, you'll probably find that ghostly encounters are a lot more common than you had imagined. Could there be a “haunted house” in your town? Perhaps on your very street? Maybe even right next door? - MA


Louise Penny - Author Profile

If you havden't discovered Louise Penny yet, you are in for a real treat.  Her most recent novel, The Beautiful Mystery, is now number 2 on the New York Times Bestseller List and her first novel, Still Life, will be made into a TV movie by the CBC.


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