April 21, 2023

Take a Break at the Library

April 27 - May 3, 2023 | Merrill-Cazier Library

Contact: Katie Luder | kaitlin.luder@usu.edu

Take a break at the library. You deserve it!

We know finals are upon you and with that stress levels can skyrocket. USU Libraries wants to make sure you are well taken care of as you finish the semester strong. Take some breaks, breathe, keep yourself balanced and be aware of your mental health with some resources the the Library has put together to help you relax and unwind between exams and projects, not just for finals week but for anytime of the semester.

USU Library is here to support your research AND your well-deserved study breaks.

In-Person events at Merrill-Cazier Library

puzzle pieces

Puzzle Break

All Week, New Books Lounge

Help us put together some fun puzzles in the New Books Lounge on the second floor!

Coloring Break

Thursday, April 27 and Monday through Wednesday May 1-3, 2:00-3:00 p.m. | LIB 122

Zone out with coloring supplies and relaxing videos!

Pop into the Library

Friday, April 28 from 2:00-3:00 p.m. | Atrium

Snag some fresh popcorn and motivational stickers!

Can't make it? Take a break any time with these linked videos and resources.

Guided Meditation

Yoga Routines

Take a break and get your body moving with these yoga routines.

Live Streams

Take a break and enjoy a live stream of some amazing animals, nature, or enjoy music from anywhere in the world!

Relaxing Noises

Listen to a variety of ambient sounds to relax and focus with.

  • A Soft Murmur – Make your own mix of rain, thunder, waves, and more ambient sounds.
  • My Noise – A variety of noises, from a distant thunderstorm to the ambient sounds of a café.
  • Noises Online – White noise and other soothing options for focus

Virtual Puzzles

Give your brain a break from studying and enjoy an online puzzle.

If you need some extra support during this time, please reach out to Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

CAPS also has online self-guided stress relief routines.

Take care of yourself Aggies, and lets finish the semester strong!