Literally a mystery, library spreads spooky spirit


Michael Martin

In order to spread the Halloween spirit, the library has covered the names of popular mystery books.

Athena Tseng, Staff Reporter

Halloween is Saturday and the library is joining in the spookiest season by wrapping books in paper to conceal the cover and title.

“It’s close to Halloween, it’s, you know, generally spooky,” librarian Chelsea Hamilton said. “So I like to just pull some high circulating mysteries and wrap them to make it more of a mystery as to what mystery book you’ll pick. Mysteries right now is our highest rotating book genre so, a lot of people read them.”

Hamilton’s goal is to help students get into reading, and encourage them to read something new.

“It’s just a different way to pick a mystery book that maybe you wouldn’t have picked if you’re just judging by the cover,” Hamilton said. “I think it’s just exciting to try something new. I know I am guilty of the cliche of judging a book by its cover. If you’re feeling rather brave, and you want to just try something new, then chances are this will be something that you enjoy.”