Revel with hauntingly charming characters this October as Bookmans Sells Dead People. Capture the genius and great works of those authors, artists and filmmakers who have transcended this world. Whether spooky cinema hits the spot or you prefer a Southern Gothic tale, we have you covered. Around each orange bookshelf lurks the panache of Edmund Rostand, the true grit of John Wayne, the soulful croons of Sam Cooke and the ethereal magic of Marilyn Monroe. Celebrate the most supernatural time of year at our stores and in our community. From a rockin’ Mini Monster Mash to a creeptastic Goosebumps Get-Down, Bookmans teems with frightening fun.

Bookmans Sells Dead People

Bookmans Flagstaff gets in the spirit with the 2nd Annual Mini Monster Mash, a fun-filled event with scary movies, cool crafts and trick-or-treating throughout the store. Don’t miss the ghastly Goosebumps Get-Down featuring a screening of the classic TV series.

Bookmans Phoenix crafts Ghostbusters themed art projects and Masquerade Madness. Learn how to make your own gooey polymer mix at SuperScience Heroes: Slime Time. Fall into autumn with Books to BAWK About, a special storytime to promote Valley Permaculture Alliance’s Tour de Coops. Attend a Goosebumps Gala of epic proportions.

Bookmans Mesa hosts spooky storytime events each Saturday in October including Bats, Spooky Scary Skeletons, Square Pumpkins and Happy Halloween Monsters. Get to Bookmans Mesa for Craft Test Dummies: Halloween Shrines.

Bookmans Grant hosts Halloween inspired crafts and face painting at the Halloween Costume Party.

Bookmans Speedway rolls out the undead carpet at the Zombie Fair. Hear ghastly tales at Spooky Story Time. Use the Force at the galactic Star Wars Reads Day event.

You can also find Bookmans at festivals and events around Arizona including Rainbows Festival in Heritage Square, Día de los Muertos at Mesa Arts Center and the PBS Nerd Walk at Arizona State University in Tempe. We look forward to mysterious mischief this October.

This October Bookmans Sells Dead People and celebrates the living — both real and imaginary. Please visit our Events Calendar to find out what’s happening in your stomping ground.