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Focus on Finals

Good luck, the library is here for you! Check out the de-stressing links along with this page's content.


Focus on Finals

We know that wrapping up the semester can be a stressful time, so the University Library offers resources and services to help students, staff, and faculty de-stress and relax. On the front page is our latest Cal Poly Pomona University Library Focus on Finals resources and events. If you need more library resources or find recommendations to relax and de-stress, click on resources for de-stressing

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The campus has many Focus on Finals relaxation and de-stressing events, which include:

  • Relaxation music
  • Prerecorded video
  • Live in-person programming
  • Tips and tricks for studying
  • Health tips

Finals Week Fall 2022

Live Programming

The Cal Poly Pomona University Library is proud to announce that we have limited live programming for the Fall 2022 semester. 


Nintendo Switch with Xenoblade 2 iconMaker Studio and Chill

Date: Monday, December 5, 2022 - Friday, December 9, 2022
Time: Look for details below
Location: 2nd Floor, Maker Studio
Cost: Nothing

Join us for a collaboration between the University Library and Maker Studio for Focus on Finals collaboration. There is a host of programming happening in the Maker Studio for de-stressing. Programming includes Sewing Christmas Stocking Workshop, Learn to Crochet Workshop, and Laser Cutting Ornaments Workshop.

  • Monday December 5th - Sewing Christmas Stocking Workshop | 2:00-3:00pm | 3:00-4:00pm | RSVP MyBar
  • Monday December 5th - Learn to Crochet Workshop | 1:30 – 2:30pm | RSVP Mybar
  • Tuesday December 6th- Laser Cutting Ornaments Workshop | 2:30pm-4:00pm | RSVP Mybar
  • Wednesday December 7th - Learn to Crochet Workshop | 1:30 – 2:30pm | RSVP Mybar
  • Friday December 9th - Laser Cutting Ornaments Workshop | 3:00pm-4:30pm | RSVP Mybar


Health HutPeople at Health Hut

Date: Monday, December 5, 2022 - Thursday, December 8, 2022
Time: 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: 2nd Floor, in front of Circulation
Cost: Nothing

Stop by the 2nd floor of the library (Behind the library entrance doors, in front of the Circulation Desk) and visit Student Health and Wellness Services' Health Hut! They will be talking about these topics to help prepare you for finals:

  • Sleep tips
  • Time & Stress management tips
  • Nutrition & healthy snacks
  • Giveaways!


Photo of three dogsTherapy Dogs

Date: Monday, December 5, 2022, & Friday, December 9, 2022
Time:  (12/5) 11am - 12pm & (12/9) 12:00pm - 2pm
Location: Second Floor Event Space
Cost: Nothing

Pet cute dogs and feel your stress go away:

  • Monday, December 5, 2022 Hatchi
  • Friday, December 9, 2022 Winston and Grayson



Date: Tuesday, December 6, 2022 
Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: 15-4829, 4th Floor Special Events Room
Cost: Nothing

Relax, make friends, and join us for a game of Loteria in the University Library for Focus on Finals. The winner of each round gets a prize!

Bronco Lockers


Bronco LockersCal Poly Pomona is proud to offer a service for safe and convenient pick up of library materials, the 24/7 Bronco Lockers. Located between Parking Lot G & the Bronco Bookstore, the Bronco Lockers are available 24/7, allowing for a contactless campus pick up on your schedule. Users must complete the Safer Return Checklist and appropriate Daily Health Screener each time before coming to campus; review and comply with campus safety protocols. To use, search for the book you need on the library website and select “24/7 Locker” for pickup. The library will notify users when their item is available for pick up. Check out for more information, or email

The bronco lockers are easy and convenient! Check out a tutorial video by Librarian Shonn Haren on the process of using the service.

Library Virtual Programming

The Cal Poly Pomona University Library has a host of Recorded Programming that you can enjoy. We have our library Pets, a library tour, tips to survive procrastination, our Star Wars Virtual tour, Adult Storytime, and our escape room. Enjoy!