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Reading Day Relief - Snacks, Button Making, Flash Fiction & More!

The library is hosting three events on Reading Day to encourage you to take some time off from studying to refresh and recharge your mind and body. Stop by for snacks and drinks starting at 11:00 a.m. and stick around for a special flash fiction workshop and some button making! You'll also find a community jigsaw puzzle and words of encouragement board in the atrium throughout finals week. We hope to see you in the library as you finish up your projects and prepare for exams!

Study Break Snacks & Beverages
refuel & recharge
11:00 a.m. - until supplies last |  library lobby
Coffee, tea, lemonade, 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.

Flash Fiction Writing Workshop with Interim Dean of Arts and Sciences Jane De León Griffin
get creative & have fun
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.  |  art gallery
Flash fiction, also known as microfiction, nano-fiction and short-short fiction, is fun to write, fun to read and easy to produce. If you can write a text message or social media post, you can write flash fiction. Come learn some techniques for telling stories with very few words get your creative juices flowing, enjoy some snacks and have some fun!

Make Your Own Buttons
take a brain break & get crafty
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.  |  room 101
Take a pause 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 hands-on activity is a great stress reliever!