De-stress at University Libraries during pre-finals week

04/23/2014

As the semester winds down and students gear up for exams, the University Libraries is working to reduce stress the week before finals. Monday, April 28 through Thursday, May 1, students will be able to take a break from studying and enjoy some free and fun activities.

  • Therapy Dogs from Akron Children’s Doggie Brigade will visit Wednesday from 11am-3pm.
  • Late-night coffee will be offered nightly in Bierce and Science Libraries from 8-11 p.m. Monday through Thursday.
  • Students from the National Institute of Massotherapy will be performing 10 minute chair massages Thursday evening.
  • Meditation techniques will be taught Tuesday and Thursday mornings. 

Bierce Library will also have extended hours during pre-finals and finals week- staying open until 1am Monday through Thursday each week.

 

Monday, April 28

When

Where

What

All Day

Lobby/Einstein’s

Legos/Puzzles

8pm-close

Bierce/S&T

Coffee Break

 

Tuesday, April 29

When

Where

What

All Day

Lobby/Einstein’s

Legos/Puzzles

11am-12pm

Bierce 168

Meditation Lesson

8pm-close

Bierce/S&T

Coffee Break

8pm-

Bierce

PB& J Deli

 

Wednesday, April 30

When

Where

What

All Day

Lobby/Einstein’s

Legos/Puzzles

11am- 3pm

Lobby

Therapy Dogs

8pm-close

Bierce/S&T

Coffee Break

 

Thursday, May 1

When

Where

What

All Day

Lobby/Einstein’s

Legos/Puzzles

11am-12pm

Bierce 168

Meditation Lesson

5-7pm

Lobby

Chair Massages

8pm-close

Bierce/S&T

Coffee Break

 

Wednesday’s Therapy Dogs Schedule:

Christine & Sophie (Golden Retriever Mix) 11am-12:30pm

Marisa & Vinnie (Dachshund) 11am-1pm

Rhea & Clark (Bullmastiff) 12pm-2pm

Christin & Gracie (Newfoundland) 1pm-3pm

 

Bierce's Hours:

Pre-Finals Week
April 28 – May 4

Mon. - Thurs.: 7:30am - 1:00am

Fri.: 7:30am - 12:00am
Sat.: 9:00am - 12:00am

Sun.: 9:00am - 1:00am

Finals Week
May 5- May 11

Mon. - Thurs.: 7:30am - 1:00am

Fri.: 7:30am - 5:00pm
CLOSED: May 10-11

 

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