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Finals Countdown, Fall 2019

It’s Finals Countdown! Take a break at the Library, Monday, December 2 - Friday, December 6!

The Library’s Finals Countdown activities will help you relax, de-stress, and power through your final exams, papers, and projects. Treat yourself to a short break to refresh and reset.

Finals Countdown, Fall 2019 Schedule:

Button & Magnet Making

Design and press your own badges and magnets using recycled book covers and your own creativity!
When: Thu, Dec. 5, 2:00pm-4:30pm
Where: First floor, in front of the Reference Desk

Snow Globes

Add some sparkle to the season by making your very own snow globe! Supplies (jars, glitter, glue) and instructions provided. Co-sponsored by the Office of Community Engagement.
When: Wed, Dec. 4, 3:00pm-5:00pm
Where: First floor, room 1014

Therapy Dog

A therapy dog will be visiting the Library!
When: Thu, Dec. 5, 1:00pm-2:00pm
Where: First floor, Current Periodicals area

Write into the Night

Drop by the Learning Center for the second annual “Write into the Night” event. Tutors will be on hand to lend last-minute writing support, offer a fresh set of eyes on your final draft, or simply provide good company while you get your writing done. Enjoy snacks and a hot cocoa bar throughout the evening. Sponsored by the Learning Center.
When: Thu, December 5, 6:00pm-8:30pm
Where: Learning Center, on the lower level of the Library

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, Dec. 2 - end of the semester, 4:00pm-6:00pm
Where: First floor, near Technology Assistance Office

Graffiti Art Board (New!)

Create a collaborative work of art on the Library’s wall. Add your own graffiti, drawing, message, or design to the new dry-erase wall on the Library’s first floor. Let’s make something beautiful together!
When: All Week, Dec. 2 - end of the semester
Where: First floor, between the Director’s Office and 2012 Lounge, across from the restrooms.

Board Games

Relax with friends and play Scrabble, Life, Uno, Chutes & Ladders, and other classic games.
When: All Week, December 2 - end of semester
Where: 2012 Lounge

Jigsaw Puzzles

You are the missing piece! Exercise your spatial skills by solving a variety of fun jigsaw puzzles.
When: All Week, December 2 - end of semester
Where: First floor, near the Popular Reading Collection

Color a Bookmark

Take a break from studying to color a bookmark. We will provide crayons, colored pencils, and bookmarks. Snap a picture of your creations and tag us on Instagram!
When: All Week, December 2 - end of semester
Where: First floor, near the Special Collections & Archives spiral staircase

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, December 2 - end of semester
Where: First floor, along the central staircase

Feel free to RSVP to Finals Countdown at our Facebook event and share your photos with us on Instagram and Twitter using the hashtag #FinalsCountdown and/or tagging @SUNYPurchaseLib!