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2023 - Night Owls (Finals Week Programming)

Fireside Writing

An open book in front a fireplaceNeed a cozy ambiance to focus on your writing? Join us as we kick off Night Owls with mocktails, charcuterie and a peaceful place to work. At Fireside Writing you’ll enjoy a virtual fireplace and calming music as you study quietly and write, and our librarians will be on hand to offer drop-in reference support.

Wednesday, December 6 | 7 - 9 p.m. | Founders Room
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Quiet Study

Image with notepad, pencils, and books with text that reads "Quiet Study" and Night Owls logoNeed a quiet space to study? Check out our quiet study hours in the Founders Room. During finals season, we're dedicating this event space for quiet study, meditation, and prayer when not being used for other Library programming (listed below).

  • Wednesday, December 6th: Fireside Writing (7-9 PM) 
  • Thursday, December 7th: Stop & Breathe (2-2:30 & 4:30-5 PM)
  • Friday, December 8th: Stop & Breathe (2-2:30 & 4:30-5 PM)
  • Sunday, December 10th: Pizza Night (8-9:30 PM) 
  • Monday, December 11th: Closed for a class (8AM-12PM)

Wondering when the Library is open? Our calendar provides the most up to date hours information for all services located in the Library building.



Studying at the Library

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Library Support for Research

Night Owls is all about taking breaks and de-stressing during finals, but remember that the Library is here for you when you need to buckle down to work or get some help with your research! Below are some resources to help you successfully tackle your final projects.

Are you stuck in your research? Not sure where or how to search? Not sure how to focus your topic, or where to start? Our librarians are here to help! Make an appointment with a librarian and get face-to-face help with your research, customized to your topic and question.

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Organize Your Final Projects

When you are ready to start working on your final projects, it helps to have all your tasks organized in on place. Experiment with these free productivity apps that can provide some organizational support during this stressful time!

  • Forest: This app provides a incentive to stay focused, by planting a tree when you succeed at staying on task. 
  • Notion: Utilize a project management app to keep track of your assignments and maintain a work life balance. 
  • Todoist: Acts as a streamlined virtual list, that can help break up daunting end of the semester projects into manageable microtasks. 
  • Evernote: Access your notes for class across multiple devices, this app also supports images and drawings.