De-Stress and Finish Strong at the RLB Library!

Finals and due dates for projects and papers are fast approaching. During this stressful period in the semester, don’t forget the RLB Library is here for you! Stop by the Library during DeStress Fest (May 6-9) for de-stressing activities and study space:

Tuesday, May 7, 12 to 2 p.m. (1st and 2nd floors)

  • Relax by painting your own personal rock. Supplies are provided.
  • Meet “Poe” the Comfort K-9! Petting a dog can help reduce your stress hormone.
  • Play cornhole toss for physical and mental diversion.
  • Volunteer with “Love In The Trenches” to assemble Narcan kits (4th floor, Room 412).

Tuesday, May 7, 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. FINAL FINISH

Stay late at the Library to finish STRONG!

  • Join us for an evening of food (did someone say PIZZA?), beverages, giveaways, and support services provided by the dedicated RLB Library team.
  • Final Finish is a great opportunity to work on final projects and to finish the semester strong. Throughout the evening, you will have access to writing tutors, reference librarians, and math & content tutors. Video games, board games, and other fun things will also be available for your enjoyment, including Poe the comfort dog!
  • If you need to focus or need help staying on track, there will be a Pomodoro Study Hall set up on the 3rd floor. Read how the Pomodoro technique can increase your productivity. Join us for a community work environment and support!
  • Also on the 3rd floor is a new sensory room if you need a dedicated sensory safe space.

Throughout the week:

  • Free coffee, lemonade, and snacks will be available to help you study in the Library!
  • Play board or card games or vintage video games from our Game Collection. Or you can borrow and take one home! Lower level, Room 013.
  • Don’t forget we have streaming videos available for you to watch and take your mind off stress, including films on Kanopy, Swank and other platforms. Free to watch if you are a University of Baltimore student, staff or faculty.
  • Quiet space to study on floors 2-4, including group study rooms or pods.

The RLB Library also has many other resources to help with finals. Our staff are always available to assist you with research, finding resources, navigating databases, tutoring, writing, printing, using technology, and more.

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