What terrors lurk in the heart of humanity?
What scary thoughts skulk in the corners of your mind?
What dark and spooky words will cross your page?
The UCF Libraries is hosting a scary short story writing contest for UCF students. Visit the Knight Terror page to see the rules and submit your 500-word scary story.
The deadline is 11:59 pm on October 20, 2017 and winners will be announced on October 31.
First place wins a Library Superpowers t-shirt.
Second place wins a Library Construction duck.
Both winners will be immortalized in STARS KnightVerse, the UCF Libraries archive of library related student writing.
Hispanic Heritage Month, established in 1988, runs from September 15 through October 15. It recognizes and celebrates the contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans have made to the United States. Florida in particular has a strong Hispanic background including the oldest inhabited city in the U.S., St. Augustine, which was founded in 1565 by the Spanish.
Join the UCF Libraries as we celebrate our favorite Hispanic authors and subjects with these 20 suggestions. Click on the link below to see the full list of books along with their descriptions and catalog links.
PS. The free museum day hosted by the Smithsonian is on Saturday, September 23 this year, and includes admission to the Tampa Bay History Center which is currently featuring Gateways to the Caribbean: Mapping the Florida-Cuba Connection. Get a free ticket to visit here.
For a full list of participating Florida Museums, click here.
Due to Hurricane Irma, the scheduled artist’s talk by Glenn “Marty” Stein for Wednesday, September 13th is cancelled. It will be rescheduled later in the semester. (more…)
All Library Items due back while the University was closed due to Hurricane Irma have automatically had their due dates extended until Monday 9/18/17 at 11:00pm.
Campuses will be closed through Thursday, September 14th. UCF campuses will reopen Friday, September 15th.
Classes will resume Monday, September 18th.