Special Events in Criss Library
Tuesday, April 25 from 4 to 6 P.M. | Main floor near big TV screen
- Escape Reality with two virtual reality games at Criss Library. Have a 2D painting experience in a 3D world with Quill, or try your hand at the exhilarating teamwork escape game, Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes.
Crafternoon: Button Edition
Thursday, April 27 from 3 to 5 P.M. | Main floor near big TV screen
Creativity not required... Color or design your own pin back button. We’ll provide the button supplies and markers, you provide the creativity, or take home one of our pre-made buttons!
Not in the coloring mood? Don't let relentless studying make you chase your shadow - take a break and create a vinyl sticker in the CPL featuring your best selfie.
3 to 4 P.M. - Take a selfie in the CPL
5:30 P.M. - Pick up vinyl selfie sticker silhouette
Big Screen Video Games
Friday, April 28 from 7 to 9 P.M. | Theater Room, Criss Library
- A Nintendo system will be hooked up so you can play Mario Kart and Super Smash Bros. on the big screen!
Love Your Mug
Finals week, overnight hours | First floor
- Love the Earth, Love the Library by picking up a free vintage mug and re-using it during our overnight finals week hours.
Theater Room, Main floor of Criss Library
- Relax your body and still your mind during these calming guided relaxation sessions.
- Wednesday, April 26
- 9 to 10 A.M. - Nicholas Hall, "Nothing Beside Remains"
- 10 to 11 A.M. - Maria Caskey, "Enjoy the Ride"
- 11 A.M. to 12 P.M. - Corbin McMahon, "The End is Never the End"
- 12 to 1 P.M. - Nalom Deng, "Tree of Life"
- Thursday, April 27
- 9 to 10 A.M. - Chloe Glass, "Universal Consciousness through Vibration"
- 10 to 11 A.M. - Symone Stokes, "Rebirth through the Lotus"
- 11 A.M. to 12 P.M. - Rachel Griswell, "Inner Fire"
- 12 P.M. to 1 P.M. - Taylor Bies, "Santosha – Happiness"
- Friday, April 28
- 11 A.M. to 12 P.M. - Zach Baier, "Balance Within"
- 12 P.M. to 1 P.M. - Hannah Ervin, "Enlightened"
24/7 Activities in Criss Library
- De-Stress Stations: table across from interactive video wall on main floor - bubble wrap, snacks, fidget sticks, and stickers
- Coloring and Game Tables
- Interactive Video Wall: showing puppy bowl, kittens, and other awesome things
- Theater Room: meditation and relaxation zone, and afternoon TV show binge
- Roving Zen Gardens: find them throughout the library - new location everyday!
- Stuffed Animal Cuddlers: five stuffed animals are stashed within the library for you to hug and de-stress during a study break
- Motivation Station: Find the rolling TV monitor with motivational GIFs and anti-anxiety GIF
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