Shorewood Public Library Embraces Winter Folklore

Winter may seem like a quiet time of year, but it is actually filled with bizarre tales and stories. Paranormal researcher and author Chad Lewis delves into the more ominous side of the season in a program titled “Winter Legends and Lore.” It will be held on Tuesday, January 10th at 6:30 p.m. in the lower level meeting room of the Shorewood Village Center, 3920 North Murray Avenue.
In his presentation, Lewis will highlight some of the more obscure seasonal-themed strange and unusual topics. For example, Lewis will share odd tales of Santa Claus, Krampus the Christmas Monster, and the deadly wendigo. He will touch on stories of little people, New Year's Eve rituals, and numerous other holiday traditions for the darkest days of the year. Lewis will also examine bizarre superstitions and strange weather predictions. Lewis’s chilling stories are an apt compliment to the darkness of Wisconsin’s cold and shadowy nights.
Lewis is a researcher, author, and lecturer on a variety of topics. He studied psychology for both his bachelor's and master's degrees, however, for nearly 30 years he has traveled the globe in search of unique and bizarre stories and history. Lewis has searched for Bigfoot in the United States and Canada, traveled to haunted places like the Villisca Ax Murder House in Iowa, and pursued chupacabras in Puerto Rico and Costa Rica. He is the author of multiple books including The Wisconsin Road Guide to Haunted Locations, UFO Wisconsin: A Progress Report, and The Wisconsin Road Guide to Mysterious Creatures.
This event is free and open to the public. More information is available at