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Stress Less at SCW Library

Events and activities to help you get through finals.

Finals!

The Samuel C. Williams Library is rooting for you as you embark on your finals this semester. Take advantage of our events and activities to give your mind a rest so you can return to your studies refreshed and ready to go.


Fall 2017 Library Events and Hours

Dec. 4
Library begins 24-hour schedule

Dec. 8: Last day of class
Take a study break with the Library's Coloring, Sudoku and Word Games, Puzzles, Chess and Scrabble stations, available Dec. 8 through Dec. 22!

Dec. 11
Desk Yoga, 11:00 a.m., Room 204/RAIL, led by Danielle Pagliuca, Assistant Director of the Office of Academics and certified yoga instructor
Join Danielle Pagliuca, RYT-200 and Assistant Director of the Office of Academics, for a beginner-level desk-based yoga flow designed to reduce stress and increase energy. Each class will include an opening breathing exercise followed by a variety of sitting and standing poses, using a desk and chair.

Dec. 13
Desk Yoga, 11:00 a.m., Room 204/RAIL, led by Danielle Pagliuca

Dec. 14
Guided Meditation, 11:00 and 11:30 a.m., Room 204/RAIL, led by Dr. Eric Rose, Director of Stevens Counseling & Psychological Services
You’ve been studying hard! Take a short break to clear the mental cobwebs and de-stress with a guided meditation led by Dr. Eric Rose, Director of Student Counseling. Meditation has been shown to boost energy, improve your mood, and help with the efficiency of your studying. What have you got to lose?

Dec. 18
Guided Meditation, 11:00 and 11:30 a.m., Room 204/RAIL, led by Dr. Eric Rose
Desk Yoga, 2:00 p.m., Room 204/RAIL, led by Danielle Pagliuca
Library closes at 2:00 a.m. (morning of 12/19)

Dec. 19 - 21
Library open 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m.

Dec. 22: End of finals
Library open 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Dec. 23 - Jan. 1: Winter break
Library closed
Have a great break! See you in 2018.

Design!

Give your creative side something to do.


Texter (image by Vicky)
Credit: Texter made by Tim Holman -
@twholman

Listen!

Restful noise to help you study better.

Remember: YOU MUST USE HEADPHONES IN THE LIBRARY!


Virtual Shower
Credit: The Virtual Shower was made by Owen Weeks (concept/web stuff), Jimmy Burton (writing), Claire Gipson and Blair Warren (design)


Listen:

Create:

Neat!

Fun things for a quick mental break.


Juno's Eighth Close Approach to Jupiter (from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory Photojournal)
Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS/Gerald Eichstadt/Sean Doran, 2017-09-08

Play!