Finals Countdown, Fall 2017



Join us for activities that will help you relax, de-stress, and power through your final exams, papers, and projects. Take a short break to refresh and reset!
Finals Countdown, Fall 2017 Schedule:
Button & Magnet Making
Design and press your own badges and magnets using recycled book covers and your own creativity!
When: Wed, December, 6, 11:30pm-1:30pm; Friday, December 8 1:30pm-2:30pm
Where: First floor, in front of the Reference Desk
Therapy Dog
A therapy dog will be visiting the Library at some point. Be sure to check in to see if they’re are here!
When: Stop by during Finals Countdown to see if the therapy dog is here!
Where: First floor, Current Periodicals area
Cancelled – Cheese Tasting
Explore and delight your taste buds with a selection of delightful cheeses. Co-sponsored by the Purchase Cheese Club!
When: Tuesday, December 5, 5:00pm-7:00pm
Where: 2012 Lounge
Snow Globe Making
Keep calm, crafty, and festive by making mini snow globes from jars, glitter, and glue. Supplies and instructions provided.
Co-sponsored by the Library and the Office of Community Engagement
When: December 6, 3:00pm-5:00pm
Where: 2012 Lounge
Free Tea: Self-Service Station
Refresh yourself with a variety of teas at this self-service station! Enjoy decaf or caffeinated tea for relaxation or concentration. Go green by bringing your own mug.
When: All Week, Monday, December 4 - Thursday, December 7, 4:00pm-6:00pm
Where: 2012 Lounge
Finals Wishing Chain
Spread good vibes and good luck by adding a wish or word of encouragement for finals to a paper chain. Let’s see how long we can make our wishing chain!
When: All Week, Monday, December 4 - Friday, December 8
Where: Central staircase (by the Graphic Novels)
Send a Postcard
Send a postcard to your friends and family to remind them of how hard you’re working and studying during Finals Countdown! You provide the message; the Library will provide the postage and mail it for you.
When: All Week, December 4 - December 8
Where: Pick up and “mail” a postcard in the DMZ and at the Coloring station
Take a break from studying to color a bookmark! We will provide crayons, colored pencils, and bookmarks, and coloring books. Snap a picture of your creations and tag us on Instagram! [@sunypurchaselib]
When: All Week, December 4 - December 8
Where: First floor, near the Special Collections & Archives spiral staircase
Board Games
Relax with friends and play Scrabble, Life, Uno, Chutes & Ladders, and other classic games.
When: All Week, December 4 - December 8
Where: 2012 Lounge
If you’d like, RSVP on Facebook and feel free to share your photos with us on Instagram and Twitter using the hashtag #FinalsCountdown and/or tagging @SUNYPurchaseLib!


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