Need a little sunshine? Light therapy lamps now available at Robarts Library

 

 

 

 

Light therapy lamps are one mode of treatment for Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), also known as the “winter blues.” The lamps are designed to mimic spring and summer light levels. They are used by reading, working or relaxing in front of them for 20-30 minutes per day. 

Find them at the following locations in Robarts Library! 

  • 2nd floor reading room (centre 4-seater table against the back wall)
  • 3rd floor Media Commons (adjacent to Screening Room 1) 
  • 4th floor reference room (adjacent to shelf #25)
  • 10th floor (adjacent to shelf #30)

The lamps are available for use in the library, on a first-come, first-served basis. [read more]  

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With special thanks to Northern Lights TechnologiesRobin Mazumder and the Chief Librarian’s Innovation Grant program for their support.