Acorn Theater actor Michael Howard will present “Chilling Tales,” a reading of several classic ghost stories from authors such as M. R. James, Shirley Jackson, Arthur Conan Doyle and Edgar Allen Poe. This spooky presentation is for adults and mature audiences only and is not appropriate for young children. Hot apple cider and Halloween treats will be served.

WHEN: 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday

WHERE: Thomas Memorial Library, 6 Scott Dyer Road, Cape Elizabeth

HOW MUCH: Free

INFO: 799-1720; thomasmemoriallibrary.org/chilling-tales/