At the Walpole Town Library, children are reading, acting out and discussing several Poe works, assisted by local theater members.
The Baker Free Library in conjunction with Bow High School is holding a "Poe"-try slam featuring his poems.
And the Wadleigh Memorial Library in Milford is putting on a Masque of Red Death costume party,. Where participants will view the movie starring Vincent Price, learn to waltz and have a costume contest.
Keene is holding a scary stories contest.
The Poe project is a program of the Center for the Book at the New Hampshire State Library.