Spooky Tales

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."  

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