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Classes end for the semester on Friday, Dec. 7, and the university’s librarians are once again pulling out all the stops to make Reading Week fun for students – or at least, a little less stressful. This year’s Recharge During Reading Week program unfolds at multiple locations with visits from therapy dogs, mindfulness workshops, music, dance, puzzles, and more. Caffeine and comfort food are are among the mainstays of the program.

The Long Night Against Procrastination will take place Tuesday, Dec. 11, providing a distraction-free work environment (no phones allowed), snacks, stretching, and drop-in consulations with writing partners, academic strategy partners, and librarians.  The Long Night will be hosted at the Haas Family Arts Library, the Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Library, Sterling Memorial Library, the Cushing-Whitney Medical Library, and the Vincent Library at the Saint Thomas More Catholic Chapel and Center.

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Five exhibits drawing on Yale Library's extraordinary collections are closing in December 2018. All free and open to the public. See them before they're gone. 

Political Protest 1968: Paris and Berkeley On view at the Gallery at the Whitney Humanities Center through Wednesday, Dec. 12.

Learning the Law: The Book in Early Legal Education at the Lillian Goldman Law Library Annex, through Friday, Dec. 14.

On Numbers as System and Symbol at the Haas Family Arts Library through Friday, Dec. 14.

Eye on the West: Photography and the Contemporary West at thr Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, through Sunday, Dec. 16.

“They Sang and Took the Sword” – Music of World War I at the Gilmore Music Library, through Friday, Dec. 21.