How can Murphy Library help you do your absolute best during finals week? Use the resources below to keep your study groove going:
Free Coffee – Dining Services and Murphy Library are providing free coffee in the library at 8:00 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 16 and at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, Dec.17. Enough coffee will be on hand to serve 100 people, first come, first served.
Pet a Therapy Dog and Cat! – come join Marlene and her adorable cat, Shannon, on Thursday, December 15 from approximately 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. And don’t miss Casey and her Golden Doodle, Oliver, on Friday, December 16 from approximately 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Both will be available for petting on the first floor of the library. Our thanks to the Coulee Region Humane Society!
Silent Study Room – that’s right, this room is 100% silent. It’s Room 12, along the west wall of the library basement. The room seats 8 people, and everyone in the room takes a vow of silence, including no talking, whispering, cell phones, etc.!
Quiet Study and Group Study Areas – Use the library floorplans to identify officially-designated quite areas and group study rooms. Room 121 on the first floor will be open as an additional study area.
Individual Study Rooms – These small rooms are along the walls on the east side of the basement. While some of these are reserved, others are open and available on a walk-up basis.
Extra Computers – During finals week, the library will open the instruction classroom, which is Room 30 in the basement. It’s like another computer lab.
Extended Hours – The library stays open later during finals week, starting on Friday, when it is open until 2:00 a.m. Saturday, it’s open until midnight; Sunday – Monday, until 2:00 a.m.; Tuesday, until 1:00 a.m., and Wednesday the library closes at 7:00 p.m. See all finals week hours here.