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Penn State Libraries To Host ‘De-Stress Fest’ Through Finals Week

Believe it or not, final exams are just about a week away. Although the end of the semester can get pretty stressful, Penn State’s libraries hope to provide some solutions to relieve the pressure.

The University Libraries’ annual De-Stress Fest will offer events in five libraries across campus. Available options include free coffee and packaged snacks, games, activities, and art therapy, and other stress-management options in different locations.

Additionally, Penn State is modifying and expanding library hours. The full schedule is available here.

Here’s a full look at the full schedule for Penn State’s upcoming De-Stress Fest.

Tuesday, April 26 To Thursday, April 28

Enjoy free puzzles, snacks, and crafts each day from 5 p.m. to close at Penn State’s Architecture and Landscape Architecture Library, located on the Stuckeman Family Building’s first floor.

Sunday, May 1 To Tuesday, May 3

Stock up on free coffee, snacks, and crafts from 3 to 8 p.m. in the Mann Assembly Room at 103 Pattee Library.

Sunday, May 1 To Friday, May 6

Take a load off with coloring, puzzles, and origami crafts all day long in Hammond Building’s Engineering Library.

Sunday, May 1 To Friday, May 6

Check out coloring activities and jigsaw puzzles, plus free snacks, all day long inside the Fletcher L. Byrom Earth And Mineral Sciences Library. Group collaboration rooms, including a virtual reality center, are also up for grabs and offer comfy seating and plenty of study space.

Monday, May 2 To Thursday, May 5

Once again, coloring activities and jigsaw puzzles, plus free snacks, are available daily in the Physical And Mathematics Sciences Library inside Davey Lab.

Good luck on your finals, Penn State!

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Mackenzie Cullen

Sadly, Mackenzie graduated from Penn State in 2022. She majored in English and served as one of Onward State's associate editors. You can keep up with her life and send compliments to @MackenzieC__ on Twitter.

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