Finally Fall…

If you’re like me, you’ve been waiting a long time for this.

It’s finally Fall, and according to The Foliage Network, we’ve had about a 30% change in leaf coloration and we’ll most likely hit peak fall colors two weeks from now! Can’t wait!! Fall colors are happening about a week ahead of schedule this year thanks to the hot, dry summer we recently endured. If you’re ready to get into the Fall spirit why not check out some of these fun fall events happening locally, and don’t forget to check out some of our great fall-themed library books, as well.

Check out the Fremont Harvest Festival, take the family for your own self-guided Fall Color Tour,  visit a local farm with Kent Harvest Trails, and who could miss out on donuts and cider at nearby Robinettes, or go for a bike ride through some colorful Michigan trails. A full Fall and Halloween guide can also be accessed here for tons more suggestions!

And if you’re looking for Fall-inspired books, look no further:

*Check out these color guides to autumn leaves in the Midwest and the Eastern U.S.

*Interested in bird hunting this autumn? Upland autumn: birds, dogs, and shotgun shells by William G. Tapply might be the perfect book for you, or check out some of our other books on Fowling

*New horror book, Autumn: Aftermath, by David Moody takes place in the fall and follows survivors of a zombie apocalypse! Other good horror books that take place in the autumn are Stephen King’s Pet Sematary, Dark Harvest by Norman Partridge, or Ray Bradbury’s Something Wicked This Way Comes

*Interested in fall cooking? Check out these titles for some links to autumn-themed cook books, and don’t forget to check out some of our apples-only cookbooks for some great pies!

* And of course, we couldn’t forget all of those make-your-own Halloween costume books!

Do you have any favorite fall books? Tell us your suggestions!


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