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Reading Day Relief! Coffee Break, DIY Buttons & Therapy Dogs

reading day relief The library is hosting three events on Reading Day (Wednesday, May 2) to encourage you to take some time off from studying to reboot your mind and body. Please drop in to as many as you can throughout the day!

Wednesday, May 2

Study Break: Coffee, Tea & Snacks refuel & recharge 11:00 a.m. - until supplies last |  library lobby Coffee, tea, and snacks will be available in the lobby from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. (or until supplies last). Bring your own reusable water bottle to refill at one of our three water bottle filling stations. DIY Buttons stress buster 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.  |  art gallery Take a break from studying to make-your-own buttons using the library's button makers. We'll provide pre-made designs, magazines, and coloring books for you to use, or you can put markers to paper and create your own design. This activity is sure to get your creative juices flowing! Therapy Dogs relax with Kodiak and Echo 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.  |  art gallery Our furry friends Kodiak and Echo are returning to the library to spend some quality time with you! Studies show that interacting with animals can improve our interpersonal interactions and mood, reduce cortisol, lower heart rate and blood pressure, reduce anxiety, enhance empathy, and improve learning. Come and see for yourself. Drop in to the art gallery to unwind with these two giant, lovable Bernese Mountain Dogs.