The Library Hike FAQ 2017

The Library Hike FAQ

  • When is The Library Hike to Carvins Cove?
    • Books will be along the trail and hiking packs will be available for checkout from April 10 – 24.
  • How long is the trail?
    • It’s approximately 4 miles round trip. The guided hike, Hiking and Writing, will be shorter and last approximately 2 hours.
  • Is the trail difficult?
    • The trail does gain some elevation and has sections with loose rocks. Be sure to wear appropriate shoes and bring water with you.
  • When is Hiking and Writing with Jon Guy Owens and Thorpe Moeckel happening?
    • The guided hike will happen on Wednesday, April 29th at 4:30 pm. We meet at the back quad on the bricks near the gym. Please wear close-toed shoes, and bring water, paper or a journal, and a writing utensil. A small backpack will be helpful to carry your supplies.
  • Where are the books?
    • The books are divided into 4 groups and kept in dry-packs. The first stop is approximately 0.5 miles into the hike and each stop is approximately 0.5 miles apart.
  • What do we do with the books?
    • Feel free to browse the books in the pack and take a book out to read a portion of it. Please return books to the pack before you leave that stop.
  • What happens to the books when the hike is over?
    • Sign up at the circulation desk in the library for the chance to keep a book that was along the trail.
  • Does the event have a hashtag?
    • Yes! Please use #LibraryHike.
  • Who should I contact if I have questions?