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De-Stress Fest: @ home

Spring 2020


The end of the semester is here and it's time to take a well-earned break before tackling final exams and papers. The St. Kate's librarians have curated some relaxing and engaging content to help you de-stress and get through the final stretch to what lies beyond -- summer!

Animal Cams

These animal cams are available 24/7 to satisfy all your cuteness needs:

Comfort Food & Drink

In need of a nourishing meal?  Bon Appetit has your guide to  cooking during these crazy times.  Or check out one of these vegan comfort food classics from Minimalist Baker.

"Stick it to lockdown" with some homemade popsicles - no popsicle molds required!

 Baking more your style?  Here are 25 recipes for self-quarantine and self-care.


Art to Unwind


Follow along with one of these great video tutorials from local arts organizations:

Share your sidewalk chalk poetry and participate in Public Art Saint Paul's #peopleschalkedition 2020.

Take a break with one of these online coloring book pages - no printer required!

This interactive generative art from Silk might be the most soothing thing we've done all year.

Create your own nebula with the click of a mouse thanks to Neonflames.

Wellness Activities

Unwind with a relaxation or meditation video.

Take a dance break with free online classes courtesy of the Ailey Extension.

Allow yourself to do nothing for two minutes.

Try an online yoga class, like this one for anxiety and stress.  Short on time?  Here's a whole playlist of practices under 10 minutes.

Get inspired by this list of indoor nourishing activities.

Study Sounds

We've created some Spotify playlists to help you unwind and relax. 

Music not your thing?  Try an ambient sound generator from myNoise.

Virtual Jigsaw Puzzles

If you've missed our puzzle table, here are some virtual puzzles you can do from home!  We've got St. Kate's themed puzzles and more at

Ready to study but have a question? Chat with a librarian!

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