Finals Week @ Your Library

Finals Week Stress Relief will kick off on the first reading day, Tuesday, December 10th, 2019, which is the start of Our 24-hour schedule

All Week:

  • De-stress Station in front of the main staircase (Coloring, Legos, Puzzles, etc.)
  • After 11 pm on the nights we're open 24 hours, we'll be putting out the free coffee and snack cart in front of the Library Services & Information Desk! Sponsors include the ITS Department, Library, Office of Accessibility and the Office of Academic Support & Retention.
  • Free study supplies are available at the desk too (while supplies last).
  • Extra study space available in room 114 (lower level) every night starting at 6pm  (through 8am) and in the Math Center (main level) from 8pm-8am. Don't forget that the Innovation Lab and Cafe (off the library lobby) are available study spaces too!
  • Need to get up and move around? Look around for the 8 holiday pickles hidden in the library (don't worry they are plastic pickle ornaments) and turn them into the Library Services & Information Desk to claim and unwrap your prize.
  • Be on the look out for positive affirmations at your study space. Fairfield University club, Project Yes You Can, will be scattering them around the library.
  • Take a quick break to play a board game. They will be out on a table on the main level near the staircase. Check one out with your StagCard.
  • Finals Film Festival featuring films from the Library's streaming video database, Kanopy. Screenings at 7pm every night 12/11-12/17, rm 101. See below for film titles.
  • Listen to our study music playlists on our Spotify channel
  • As always Research and Citation Help is available!

Tuesday, Dec. 10th

  • Write postcards to send home to let your folks know that you are studying hard in the library! While supplies last. Postage is on us!
  • Sweet & Greet. Interfaith Peer Leaders will be giving out candy and hot cocoa, 2-5pm, lobby
  • Teddy Bears of Love Collection, run by the Student Alumni Association 6:30-8:30pm, lobby
  • Fairfield @ Night Holiday Bingo (with prizes) 7pm, rm 101
  • Let out your energy or frustrations by screaming out loud in a collective outdoors. Group Scream, 10pm sharp, library lawn

Wednesday, Dec. 11th

  • Relay for Life Registration and Raffle, 12-5pm, lobby
  • De-Stress with your 5 Senses. The College of Arts & Sciences, Library, and Sodexho Dining Services will provide healthy snacks, coloring supplies, DIY stress ball, etc. We will have a therapy dog too! 2-4pm, rm 101
  • 'Twas the Night Before Finals: Last minute Writing, Citation, and Research Help. Writing Center tutors and librarians will be here to help you- no appointments needed. Free coffee and snacks. 5-8pm, Writing Center (library main level)
  • Let out your energy or frustrations by screaming out loud in a collective outdoors. Group Scream, 10pm sharp, library lawn
  • Film Screening: Lady Bird, 7pm, rm 101

Thursday, Dec. 12th

  • Let it Go: Frozen Finals De-stress. Make snowflakes and a snowpeople garland to decorate our tree while singing along to Frozen music. 10-1:30pm, rm 114
  • Paws to Relax: Therapy Dog visit, 2-4pm, rm 114
  • Virtual Reality Open House. Take a few minutes to try an "experience" on our Oculus Rift. 2-5pm, rm 326
  • Film Screening: Kedi, 7pm, rm 101

Friday, Dec. 13th

  • Paws to Relax: Therapy Dog visit, 2-4pm, rm 114
  • Button making (they make great stocking stuffers), 4:30-5:30pm, lobby
  • Film Screening: Donnie Darko , 7pm, rm 101

Saturday, Dec. 14th

  • Button making (they make great stocking stuffers), 4:30-5:30pm, lobby
  • Film Screening: Loving Vincent, 7pm, rm 101

Sunday, Dec. 15th

  • Film Screening: Gangs of Wasseypur, 7pm, rm 101

Monday, Dec. 16th

  • Paws to Relax: Therapy Dog visit, 12-2pm, rm 114
  • Film Screening: I am Not a Witch, 7pm, rm 101

Tuesday, Dec. 17th

  • Film Screening: Eighth Grade, 7pm, rm 101

See the library's event page for the most up to date list of events.

Follow us on Instagram or Twitter account so that you know when our pop-up pizza party will take place.  @fairfieldulib Thank you to the Office of Student Engagement for sponsoring this finals tradition!

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