All posts by Jennifer Corbin

DeStress Fest, May 2nd

Come to the library on Thursday, May 2 (Study Day) to relax, study, and de-stress before finals. DeStress Fest will take place on the main floor of the library, throughout the day, with a range of activities.

Scheduled activities include:

Meet a dog!

Three dogs, newly appointed as members of Stetson’s Paw-some Board of Directors, will visit the library. Stop by and visit with them.
·   11 am to noon – Dog Warden (accompanied by his human Melissa Simon)
·   12 noon to 1 pm – Dogs Ellie Rose and Gypsy (accompanied by their humans Jenn Williams and Darnie Petro)
· 10 am to 4 pm, by request – Warden, because his human works in the library

Create and Craft

1st floor
·      All day – Collage making
·      10 am to 12 noon – Clay pot decorating* (with free plant)
·      11 am to 1 pm  – Scratch-Off Card Craft*
·      1 pm to 3 pm  – Make a DIY Stressball*
*while supplies last


1st floor, all day (while supplies last)

Games Galore

1st floor, all day
·      Wii Video Games
·      Board Games
·      Word games
·      Puzzles

Final Countdown

Writing Center, 1st floor, 5 pm to 9 pm
·      Meet with a tutor in the writing Center
·      No appointment necessary – walk-ins only

Counter Programming

1st floor TVs
·      Relaxing video content on library screens

This event is hosted by the Library, the Writing Center, and the Hollis Family Student Success Center.

Extended hours for Finals

Extended Hours for Finals
Friday, May 3: 7:45 AM to 12 midnight
Saturday, May 4 : 7:45 AM to 12 midnight
Sunday, May 5: 10 AM to 12 midnight
Monday, May 6: 7:45 AM to 12 midnight
Tuesday, May 7: 7:45 AM to 12 midnight

Intersession Hours begin Wednesday, May 8. Intersession hours are Monday through Friday, 8 AM to 5 PM, Closed on Saturday and Sunday.

The Calendar & Hours page has a list of special openings and closings.

Research Skills Toolkit Series

Learn library research skills at these upcoming events:

    • Introductory Tools (Feb. 15, Mar. 14, 2 pm to 3 pm)
    • Advanced Search Techniques (Feb. 21, Mar. 20, 10 am to 11 am)
    • Citation Management (Feb. 27, Mar. 26, 1 pm to 2 pm)

Each event includes three 15-minute microlearning opportunities focused on a research concept, skill, and tool. The event will take place on the main floor of the library.

Registration is encouraged, but drop-ins are also welcome. Cultural credit is available. Contact Jennifer Corbin ([email protected]) or Jossie Amador-Gonzalez ([email protected]) for information.


Spring Library Hours

Spring Library Hours begin Saturday, January 13, 2024.
Monday – Thursday: 8 AM to 12 AM
Friday: 8 AM to 6 PM
Saturday: 10 AM to 6 PM
Sunday: 11 AM to 12 AM

On Monday, January 15, the Library will be closed from 8 am to 5 pm in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. The library will be open from 5 pm to 12 midnight.

For a complete list of special openings and closings, see Calendar & Hours.

QEP equals Gather Analyze Present

Are all sources created equal? Workshop: 11/2, noon to 1 pm

Are some information sources better than others? Why do some assignments require you to use peer-reviewed articles or empirical articles? Why are some sources considered inappropriate for a research paper? In this  workshop, you will learn about different sources of information, how they are created, and ways to use them in a research project. Cultural Credit is available for this QEP workshop. 

Location: Library 1st floor, East Room
Time: 12 noon to 1 pm
Contact: Jennifer Corbin,  [email protected]