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A Creepy Christmas with Jeff Belanger, November 20, 2016


A Creepy Christmas: Yuletide Monsters and Legends
with Jeff Belanger

Sunday, November 20, 2016, 2:00 p.m.
Community Room, Needham Free Public Library
1139 Highland Avenue, Needham, MA

Free and open to the public
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library

Please note: this program is NOT suitable for young children.

Join Jeff Belanger for a multimedia lecture, Q&A, and book signing. A Creepy Christmas offers a look into the monsters and traditions that make this festive holiday…a little dark. Hear the stories and legends that might leave you sleeping with one eye open.

There are many Yuletide monsters and legends that have almost been lost to the ages. Jeff explores the history of the holiday and the ghostly traditions that date back more than two thousand years: Krampus, the Belsnickel, the Tomte, and who can forget the most famous ghost story of all time, Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol? A Creepy Christmas will make you believe again!

Jeff Belanger is an author, adventurer, and a paranormal researcher. He is the author or over a dozen books on the paranormal, including The World's Most Haunted Places, Weird Massachusetts, Our Haunted Lives, and (for children) Who's Haunting the White House?. He's the founder of ghostvillage.com, the web's most popular paranormal destinaation according to Google.


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