Why coloring books?  Research says so…

crayons-1445057_640Coloring pages and colored pencils are available in Himmelfarb Library as part of the Healthy Living @ Himmelfarb initiative.  The pages will be switched out on a regular basis and will also be supplemented with jigsaw puzzles and other activities for the remainder of the semester.   Please leave the materials on the tables so others can enjoy them, too.
Because we know that your time is valuable and you want to make evidence-based decisions, here are some studies which showed that activities like coloring can reduce stress and anxiety and enhance problem-solving capabilities:
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