Your challenge, should you choose to accept it, is to take this self-guided, spooky stroll through Jerome Library. Complete the tasks and post your photos on Instagram for a chance to win the grand prize ($50 Amazon Gift Card) or a prize pack. Instructions are available below. You also have the option to download a PDF with the instructions below.
Complete these tasks on Monday, October 24 or Tuesday, October 25 from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
You may complete these activities on your own or in groups of 4 people, maximum.
Take creative photos as you go.
When you've completed all the activities, post some of your favorite photos on Instagram by 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, October 25. To be eligible for the grand prize ($50 Amazon gift card) or prize packs featuring swag from BGSU.
tag @bgsulibraries and
use the hashtags: #JeromeSpooktacular #BGSUSpookyChallenge
Winners will be notified via Instagram on Wednesday, October 26.
Check out these special events taking place during the Spooktacular
Vote for your favorite decorated pumpkin(s) found near the grand staircase on the 1st floor!
On Monday, October 24 (4-8 p.m.) and Tuesday, October 25 (5:30-8 p.m.), join the Design Your BGSU student organization in the Market area on the 1st floor for snacks and Halloween-themed games and activities! All are welcome.
Visit the Browne Popular Culture Library on the 4th floor for some bonus activities including:
Monday, October 24 (5-8 p.m.): Game night
Pick up a Dungeons & Dragons themed coloring sheet to color or take home
[If you need help with this task, you can ask the staff at the Research and Information Desk just inside the library entrance. It’s the desk labeled “Questions? Ask Us!”]
Use your laptop or one of the computers in the library lobby.
Ask the staff to tell you more about the collection.
Take a photo of the seasonal “spooky” display with or without members of your group
The CAC closes at 5 p.m. Skip this activity if it closed.
Ask the staff to tell you more about the collection. Be sure to ask about the “secret” 6th floor!
Take a photo of the seasonal “spooky” display with or without members of your group.
Can you find the bookable study rooms? How do you reserve one? How long can your reservation last?
Take a picture of your favorite study spot on the 7th floor with or without your group members.
Special thanks to Design Your BGSU, a student organization for those interested in design thinking and life design.