Visit a ‘House on Haunted Hill’ with SpringFilm

If King of Horror Vincent Price offered you $10,000 to spend a night in a haunted house would you accept it? At 6:30 p.m., Thursday, May 20, SpringFilm will host a watch party of 1959’s campy, supernatural horror film ‘House on Haunted Hill’, followed by a lively discussion. When five guests are invited by eccentric millionaire (Price) to receive $10,000 to last a whole night in a haunted house a litany of surprises, horrors and betrayals are unleashed upon them. The film, which has had several remakes, was also noted for the use of the ‘Emergo’ gimmick, where a skeleton with red eyes was sent flying through the air above cinema patrons.

‘House on Haunted Hill’ can be seen right now on the Library’s streaming video service AVOD:

or join the ZOOM Live Stream at the link below.

Starring Vincent Price and Carol Ohmart, directed by William Castle; 75 mins; not rated (1959).

All attendees will go into the draw for a fantastic virtual door prize! For more information or for help accessing Infobase AVOD or ZOOM please phone 541.726.3766, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Saturday.

All events are free and open to the community.

What: SpringFilm: ‘House on Haunted Hill’ – Live Stream and Film Discussion

When:  6:30 p.m., Thursday, May 20

Where: (Online)

Additional Information: Mark Riddle, 541.726.2238,


Preschool Fun with Art & Science Virtual Storytime

Families with preschoolers, join Springfield Public Library online at 10 a.m., Wednesday, May 26 for a special STEAM storytime about birds featuring great stories, songs and games. Then, stop by the library during curbside pick-up times (1-3 p.m., Monday-Saturday) and ask for a free take-home science kit. Visit the Library’s online calendar at for the link to attend and more information.

What: Online preschool Art & Science Storytime

When:  10 a.m., Wednesday, May 26

Where:  Virtual event with Zoom, find link at

Additional Information: LuCinda Gustavson, 541.726.2287,


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