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Cookies, Crafts and … Study Cats?

Lilly Library blog posts - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 16:50
Students studying in the Lilly Reference RoomStudy Breaks, Relaxation Stations… and do you know about the Fo? Feed your body and recharge your brain at Lilly Library  during Finals Week.

Scientific studies prove that taking a break from relentless studying improves cognitive skills. When Duke students are on East Campus during Finals Week, they may enjoy (so to speak) expanded hours and even find some fun “stuff”  to do in Lilly Library.

Students studying in the Lilly Reference RoomStudents studying in the Lilly Reference Room
  • Thursday the 23rd – Saturday May 2nd: Open 24/7
    Beginning at 8am on Thursday, April 24th, Lilly remains open though the final exam period, closing on Saturday, May 2nd at 7pm.
  • Lilly Relaxation Station Study CatA thankful Study Cat first appeared in Lilly’s Relaxation Station during previous Finals (courtesy of an unknown student)

    Monday the 27th: Lilly Library Study Break at 8pm
    Cookies, homemade treats and a variety of goodies can help counter the stress of studying!

  • Tuesday – Thursday: Relaxation Station
    Crafts, card and board games, jigsaw puzzles are available 24/7 with the bonus of late night refreshments (provided by Devils After Dark )
  • Anytime: Know the Fo
    Want good luck on your exams? It’s a tradition to pet one of the two Fo Dogs guarding the south entry to the Thomas Room.

    CollageTake a break! Get Good Luck with the Fo or relax at Lilly.

 Good Luck on Finals and be sure to take advantage of Lilly Library’s student support system!


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