Finals Are Coming! Take a Study Break With These Activities at the Library, May 1 - 6

Finals Are Coming! Take a Study Break With These Activities at the Library, May 1 - 6

Students at the library.

The Dimenna-Nyselius Library has planned a week of fun, stress-reducing activities for students to unwind, recharge, and refocus.

Finals week is quickly approaching and the staff at the DiMenna-Nyselius Library invites you to take part in some of the exciting activities they have planned from May 1 to 6. Events kick off with Cram Jam on May 1, from noon until 5 p.m., featuring free breakfast. Other highlights include free study supply giveaways each day at the circulation desk, visits with therapy dogs, surprise snack carts, and more. New this year, the library will host its first “Group Scream” at 10 p.m. on Wednesday, May 1 and Thursday, May 2 on the library lawn, to help release finals energy and frustrations.

In addition, Counseling and Psychological Services will have drop-in hours in the library. Board games, coloring, and Legos will also be available near the main level staircase. Follow the library’s social media accounts to learn about pop up events.

See the following complete list of activities below or visit OrgSync.

Cram Jam
Wednesday, May 1 | noon – 5 p.m.
Free breakfast sandwiches, snacks, caffeine, study supplies, and study support.

Group Scream
Wednesday, May 1 and Thursday, May 2 | 10 p.m.
Let out your finals frustrations with a group scream on the library lawn.

De-stress Fest 
Thursday, May 2 | 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
De-stress with aromatherapy, smoothies, crafts, and calming music and guided meditation.

Prove You Were in the Library: Postcard Writing
Wednesday, May 1 | 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Fill out a postcard for your family or friends and the library will cover the postage and mail it for you!

Petting Zoo
Wednesday, May 1 | 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
De-stress by petting adorable animals! Sponsored by FUSA

Paws to Relax: Therapy Dog Visit
Thursday, May 2 | 1 – 3 p.m.

Friday, May 3 | noon – 2 p.m.

Monday, May 6 | 2 – 4 p.m.
Come cuddle with one of Fairfield’s many support dogs.

Study Break Bingo
Thursday, May 2 | 7 – 9 p.m.
Win prizes while you de-stress from studying.

Mindfulness Matters: 15 Minute Meditation
Friday, May 3 | 2 – 2:15 p.m., and 2:30 – 2:45 p.m.
Take a quick study break and drop by the library lawn for a 15-minute mindfulness exercise with Marcy Haley, spiritual director from The Murphy Center for Ignatian Spirituality of Fairfield University.

Relax with Virtual Reality
Monday, May 6 | 2– 5 p.m.
Experience Oculus Rift virtual reality technology to paint, meditate, or explore virtual spaces.

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Last modified: 04-26-19 11:29 AM

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