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Don’t stress about being stuck at home with finals! The libraries have put together some virtual activities inspired by Keanu Reeves for you to participate in. Play a virtual escape room, send us your best Keanu-inspired meme, and even play with virtual pets online for free! Check out our list of activities below and how you can play along!

Activities To Do

This list features online activities created by the library and fun things you can do at home!

Keanu's Online Escape Room

It’s been 28 days in quarantine lockdown, you need a haircut (bad), and you can’t recall the last time you put on actual pants. As you continue contemplating your sad, sorry state, you notice a message typed in neon green glaring at you from your dead laptop screen. “The Matrix has him. Follow the white rabbit.” Try out Keanu’s Online Escape Room to see if you can save him from the Matrix.

John Wick's Top Secret Hand Sanitizer

If you’re short on hand sanitizer, here’s a link on how to make your own! Just remember - washing your hands is the best way to protect yourself!

Bill & Ted’s Totally Awesome Tie-Dye

Unleash your inner ~Wyld Stallyn~ by making a totally awesome Tie-DIY shirt! Get creative with supplies you may already have at home!

Here’s a video of how to do the project, made by one of our library staff!

 

Engage on Social Media

Interested in engaging with us on social media? Check out this list of ways you can participate on Facebook and Instagram.

What Do You Meme? Keanu Reeves Edition

Are you the meme King or Queen of your generation? Test out your skills by designing a hilarious meme featuring the beloved Keanu Reeves. To enter the competition visit this link to pick from our pre-selected images of Keanu, get helpful tips on designing awesome memes, and submit your entry!
The top two finalists will be selected by the library’s outreach team and posted on FSU Libraries Instagram on Thursday, April 30 for everyone to vote on. The winner will be announced on the Friday of finals week!
*All submissions due by Wednesday, April 29th at 4pm*

A meme about making too many purchases with Keanu Reeves and Winona Ryder

Keanu Bingo Bonanza

If you love Keanu and all of the wonderful movies he’s in, fill out this Bingo sheet to see where you compare. Share and tag friends to see who’s a bigger Keanu fan! Click the bingo frame to download and check out @FSULibraries on Instagram to use these story frames.

Keanu bingo card

Quarantine-ing for Finals Bingo

Mark off all the things you’re doing as part of online finals and share your results! Click the bingo frame to download and check out @FSULibraries on Instagram to use these story frames!

Quarantine bingo card

 

 

Fun Extras to Explore!

Feeling bored at home? We’ve got you covered with some fun links to check out based on your interests and other online programs our campus partners are doing!

Animal Lovers Unite!

  • Love Animal Planet’s Too Cute? Check out this episode streamed on Youtube.
  • Leon County Humane Society is giving people the option to “sponsor” a pet and help donate to take care of these adorable animals. Adoptions and fosters also available if you’re ready to take on the care of a furry friend!
  • Want to watch some Panda’s enjoying their best life? Check out the live Panda Cam at Zoo Atlanta. 
  • Check out these cute puppies from the Atlanta Humane Society that got to visit the Georgia Aquarium without the distraction of humans. 
  • Miss the joy and nostalgia of Nintendogs? Check out this free online game where you can adopt a virtual furry friend, take care of them, and enter them in training competitions. Just don’t get too hooked!

For the Artists

Self-Care

  • Yoga with Adrienne offers a variety of options for yoga sessions, training, and even weekly and monthly challenges to build strength. Take a break from studying, and enjoy some nice relaxing stretches.
  • Lush Jelly DIY - Pamper yourself with this self-care Lush hack that will soothe your skin and stress
  • The University Counseling Center is offering Telemental Health Services and Telephonic Crisis Support to students at 850-644-TALK (8255). They’re also hosting daily psychoeducation workshops through Zoom on their website.
  • Nutritional/Snack Video - Try cooking with what you already have! This website lets you enter the ingredients you have in your pantry or fridge and generates a recipe to make.
  • Mediation app - In times of intense stress and uncertainty, FSU Libraries wants you to know that you are not alone. Here are some links for guided meditation apps that we hope will make your finals week less stressful.
    • Calm is available on the Apple Store and Google Play. You can also sign up for a free account via their website.
    • Headspace is available on the Apple Store and Google Play. They offer a student subscription for $9.99 a month.

Meme of a surprised Ted reading: When you realize you're still in college

 

 

FSU Libraries Has Your Back!

Worried about taking finals and need help studying or staying motivated? FSU Libraries have resources that can help! Check out our list below of options for tutoring, reference help, and more.

Virtual Backgrounds for Zoom

Download some fun Libraries virtual backgrounds to study with friends! Set up a Zoom call and study together as if you're in the library!

How To Set Up Study Space Infographic

Taking an exam at home can lead to distractions and low self-esteem. Use this infographic to make a space you feel comfortable working in! Click on the image for more info.

Infographic for how to setup your desk for the best day at work

Library Tutoring

The Learning District has moved online, offering group tutoring sessions in STEM subjects from 8 pm until midnight, Sunday – Wednesday. Visit the FSU Libraries’ website to learn about additional tutoring opportunities in humanities and modern languages courses.

Reference Help

The libraries offer a variety of options to assist with your research questions. If you’d like to schedule a virtual research consultation with a subject librarian, visit this page to select a librarian and put in your request. For on the spot research help, just click the Ask a Librarian chat box in the corner of your screen to connect with a library employee and get your questions answered! For other research help services, visit this page.

COVID-19 Specific Library Updates

With changes happening daily, the library is keeping you up-to-date on all of it’s changes to services on this COVID-19 Updates page.

Meme of Keanu thinking about Ms Killings from Suwanee

 

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