Oviatt Library Online Study Break
One of the things we sorely miss at the Library is our in person Finals Study Break. We understand that during these trying times it is still important to relax and have some fun ways to get out of the Finals blues. We have come up with a list of resources both from campus and off to help you take a little bit of a rest from the stress. Check out our resources below that we hope will help you feel a little better.
Health and Wellness
Restless at home? Stay active, refresh, re-center, or relax!
- Sign Up for Student Recreation Center Virtual Group Exercises
- Workout videos by Fitness Blender
- Live Virtual Yoga for Adults & Kids on Facebook
- Yoga with Adriene YouTube videos
- 5 Minute Meditation
- Calm Together Meditation APP
- L.A. County residents can get a free subscription to Headspace, a mediation and wellness app
- The Splendor of Color Kaleidoscope video relax to calming sights and sounds
- Virtual Bubble Wrap pop virtual bubble wrap to help alleviate stress, choose from a variety of bubble wraps
Animal/Nature Live Webcams and Library Employee Pets
Live webcams of animals and nature
CSUN Library's Family Pets
We miss seeing you in person for Finals events, especially our Therapy Dogs, meditation and card making. Here are some of our Library staff and faculty's pets that we hope will put a smile on your face and good luck on your finals!
Arts & Entertainment
Find fun crafts and activities online.
- #ColorOurCollections features coloring sheets from hundreds of cultural heritage institutions
- More Coloring Pages
- Internet Archive's origami guidebooks can help to create origami works of art
- Free Karaoke song tracks on YouTube allows you to sing hits anywhere, any time
- Met Opera enjoy the opera from your living room with nightly Opera Streams, featuring a different opera every 24 hours
- Have Netflix? Host a Teleparty (formerly Netflix Party) Watch Netflix, Disney Plus, Hulu and HBO in sync, remotely with friends.
Games and Virtual Field Trips
Find a game to play, or see the world from home! Check out our custom Oviatt Library puzzles too.
- Oviatt Library Custom Puzzle: The Heart of the Campus
- Oviatt Library Custom Puzzle: Pear Blossoms
- Oviatt Library Custom Puzzle: Campus Squirrel
- 20 Best Browser Games
- 15 Super Fun Game Apps to Play with Your Friends
- MS-DOS games from the Internet Archive offers retro online gaming
- Board games online enjoy classic board games virtually
Virtual Field Trips
- The Broad Museum
- Eight Online Exhibits to See Right Now on African American History, Racism and Protest
- The Museum of Flight see 360-degree tours that let you step inside dozens of these iconic aircraft
- The Frida Kahlo Museum tour the Blue House and more!
- Huntington Library Japanese Garden
- NASA Space Station
- National Museum of Contemporary Art, Korea
- National Park Service tours including Mammoth Hot Springs, Yellowstone and more!
- The Museum of Science, Boston tour digital exhibits, videos, and audio presentations
- Van Gogh Museum
- Vatican Museum See seven virtual tours including 360 view of Sistine Chapel
Requests for accommodation services (e.g., sign language interpreters or transcribers) must be made at least five (5) business days in advance. Please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org in advance of the event.