This year, help kids make the landfills a little less scary by keeping used Halloween costumes out of the trash while also saving money on new costumes and reducing the frightening amounts of pollution created to make new packaged costumes every year: take the little ghouls (and boys) to a costume swap.
The Montgomery-Floyd Regional Library is hosting a free Halloween costume swap this Saturday, October 12 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Christiansburg Library and next Thursday, October 17, from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Meadowbrook Public Library.
Children are invited to participate by donating their old or outgrown costumes at the circulation desk of either library, then coming on the day of each even to look for a new-to-you costume they like. Costumes donated must be clean and in good condition.
Families are welcome to donate costumes even if they won't be "swapping" for a new costume.
The Christiansburg Library is located at 125 Sheltman Street in Christiansburg. The Meadowbrook Library is located at 267 Alleghany Spring Road in Shawsville.
For more information, contact the Christiansburg Library circulation desk at (540) 382-6965, extension 71 or the Meadowbrook Library circulation desk at (540) 268-1964, extension 0.
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