Spooky Tales for Halloween
Celebrate the scariest season - and take a break from studying. Join us for storytelling and treats in Hunt Library.
Tuesday, October 30
- 7:30 – 8:15 p.m. Emma Sharp Alcove, 1st floor
- Spooky Tales by Edgar Allen Poe & James Whitcomb Riley (& candy)
Wednesday, October 31
- All Day Showings. Seating area across from the Circulation Desk, 1st floor (& candy)
- "Carnival of Souls" & "Night of the Living Dead"
- Related reading: All Ghoul's Day Screening
Thursday, November 1
- 4:30 – 5:00 p.m. Fine Arts/Rare Book Room, 4th floor (& candy…when you leave)
- "Vampyre" by Dr. John Polidori - "Vampyre" is a 1819 story inspired at the same house-party where Mary Shelley wrote "Frankenstein." It predates "Dracula" by Bram Stoker (1897), so it’s considered the first novel of a vampire story.
Image: The Kiss by G. Baldry from the cover of the Oxford University Press paperback of "Vampyre."News category: Events