The Amazing UNC Libraries Race Contest

Update: The contest is over and we loved your entries! If you’re a winner, we’ve notified you by email with instructions for claiming your prize. Thank you to all of our great and creative contestants.

On Library Snapshot Day, show us how you see UNC’s libraries. Explore the libraries and enter to win gift bags including gift certificates and coffee mugs. Here’s how:

Step 1. Read the rules and register below (or download pdf rules and registration)

Step 2. Participate in as many Library Snapshot Day activities as you’d like. Each time you participate, you’ll be entered for a drawing. The more you participate, the more entries you’ll receive.

In-Person Activities

___Take a photo booth photo at the Undergraduate Library (11 a.m. – 2 p.m.)
___Make a video in Davis Library (12 – 4 p.m.)
___Answer a question at the Snapshot Day table in Davis Library (9 a.m. – 4 p.m.)

Social Media Activities

Take and share FUN photos of yourself in the following locations.

Post to Twitter or Instagram with the hashtag #UNCSnapIt (or email the photos to

___With a favorite book (in ANY UNC library)
___In your favorite study spot (in ANY UNC library)
___Something special about Carolina’s libraries (in ANY UNC library)
___With the fun flower sculpture (Art Library, Hanes Art Center)
___With the bust of Walter Royal Davis (Davis Library, 1st floor at the back)
___In the Friends’ Café (Health Sciences Library, 1st floor)
___In the Samuel Hitt Medicinal garden (between the Health Sciences Library & MacNider Hall)
___Hugging the Tar Heel Teller machine (Health Sciences Library, 1st floor copy room)
___In front of the portrait of William R. Kenan Jr (Kenan Science Library, Venable Hall)
___With an LP record portrait (Music Library, Wilson Library lower level)
___With the DTH on the day you were born (Park Journalism Library, Carroll Hall)
___With your favorite children’s book (SILS Library, Manning Hall)
___With Archimedes, the SILS Library mascot (SILS Library, Manning Hall)
___With one of the two Charles White prints—with the umbrella or with the hands in the air (Stone Center Library)
___In the Grand Reading Room’s center rotunda, with the dome or chandelier (Wilson Library, 3rd floor)
___With the life-sized Sir Walter Raleigh (North Carolina Collection Gallery, Wilson Library main floor)