Finals Countdown!



Take a break at the Library, Monday, May 1 - Tuesday, May 9 and enjoy a series of fun and relaxing activities as we gear up for Finals Week! We’re also open 24/5 beginning on Mon., May 1!

Finals Countdown is here! Take a break at the Library, Monday, May 1 - Tuesday, May 9!

The Library’s Finals Countdown activities will help you relax, de-stress, and power through your final exams, papers, and projects. This semester, we’ve got fun new activities as well as old favorites. Take a short break to refresh and reset!

RSVP on Facebook and feel free to share your photos with us on Instagram and Twitter using the hashtag #FinalsCountdown and/or tagging @SUNYPurchaseLib!

Finals Countdown, Spring 2017 Schedule:

Button & Magnet Making
Design and press your own badges and magnets using recycled book covers and your own creativity!
When: Tuesday, May 2, 1:30pm-3:30pm; Wednesday, May 3  12:30pm-3:00pm
Where: In front of the Reference Desk

Therapy Dogs
At some point during Finals Countdown, therapy dogs will be visiting the Library! Be sure to check in during the week to see if they’re are here!
When: During Finals Countdown
Where: First floor of the Library, Current Periodicals area

Cheese Tasting
Explore and delight your taste buds with a selection of delightful cheeses. Co-sponsored by the Purchase Cheese Club and the Office of Community Engagement.
When: Thursday, May 4,  5:00pm-6:30pm
Where: 2012 Lounge

Free Tea 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, May 1 - Thursday, May 4,  4:00pm-6:00pm
Where: 2012 Lounge

Bagels & Coffee
Power through finals with carbs and caffeine! Free bagels & coffee will be available for those studying at the Library one evening during 24/5. Enjoy while supplies last. Many thanks to the Office of Community Engagement for sponsoring this event.
When: ~~Mystery Day & Time~~
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, May 1 - Tuesday, May 9
Where: Central staircase

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, May 1 - May 9
Where: Pick up and “mail”  a postcard in the DMZ and at the Coloring station

Take a break from studying to color!  We will provide crayons, colored pencils, and coloring books. Snap a picture of your creations and tag us on Instagram! [@sunypurchaselib]
When: All Week, May 1 - May 9
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, Monday, May 1 - Tuesday, May 9
Where: 2012 Lounge


Purchase College Library

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Reference Desk: (914) 251-6410
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