Finals Stress Relief

Studying is important and will help you finish this semester strong. Taking study breaks is ALSO important, so please enjoy these just-for-fun things to help you take a brain-break whenever you need one:

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Look Back at Library Livestreams

Library staff entertained and soothed frazzled minds during Reading Days this past year. Stress Relief is needed year-round, so click the links below to view tranquil activities such as tie-dying, sock-knitting, jigsaw-puzzling, playing around with synthesizer sounds, calming storytimes and more fun from your friends at the Library!

College Movies on DVD

Take a study break with a college-themed DVD from a variety of genres and eras! Simply login with your UTCID and password, place a hold on the item in the UTC Library’s online catalog, and we’ll email you when its ready for pickup. Pro-tip: Remember to return the DVD before the due date to avoid any library fines!

Pro-tip: Remember to return the DVD before the due date to avoid any library fines!

Free Streaming Movies

Login with your UTCID and password to enjoy a huge variety of online films!

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Soothing Celeb Storytimes

Enjoy stories from Dolly Parton, Tom Hardy, Chris O'Dowd, Betty White, and more!

Click here to see the list of celebrities and storytimes.

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UTC Coloring Sheets & Word Searches

Engage in Power C-themed stress relief using coloring pages provided by the Alumni Affairs Office. Download to your favorite digital coloring tool or print!


2020 at the Library: A Look Back

Some images were taken pre-COVID so mask-wearing was not required at that time.

Browse a Magazine

Sometimes flipping through a magazine is the best way to spend your study break. Enjoy free online access to 44 popular magazines Vogue, Esquire, Inked, Out, Rolling Stone, Cosmopolitan, GQ, National Geographic, New Yorker, People, and more!

Want to digitally ‘flip’ through the magazines?

Download the Flipster app for an improved magazine reading experience on your mobile device! In the app, click “get started,” search for “Chattanooga” and select “Univ of Tennessee-Chattanooga” and then sign in with your UTC ID and password. Or simply select a magazine from the link to free online access to 44 popular magazines and follow the on-screen prompts!

When You're Ready to Get Back to Studying

We're here to help you. Check out the helpful guides below or contact us with questions!