Week of the Geek

09 March 2017

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Wouldn't it be great if Orientation didn't have to end? If amidst the assignments and course readings you could take a break to cuddle a puppy, play some video games or race around campus to avoid being infected… wait, what?! The mid-semester blues are real, but don't worry, the library gets it. We get it so much in fact that March 20th – 24th we are bringing you not one, but FIVE, amazing events as we present to you the very first Week of the Geek! CTRL-S these dates: Monday 20 March:  Puppy Love - Release the Houndsdog Missing your dogs from home? University life starting to stress you out? We have a puppy for that! Lovable dogs will be touring all the libraries, so there are plenty of cuddles to go around. Where: Education: 12pm-12:20pm Central: 12:40-1pm Grass behind Macmillan Brown: 1:15pm-1:35pm EPS: 1:45-2:10pm. Tuesday 21 March: Finders Keepers - Around the Campus in 80 Minutes Explore the back roads and bright lights of Ilam campus with our campus-wide international treasure hunt. Grab a group, or make some new friends by signing up by yourself here. Prizes for the fastest and best dressed team! Where: Meet on Central Library steps at 1pm Wednesday 22 March:  OMGFandom! All the feels We have the movies, we have the snacks, and all we need are people to come along and geek-out with us! Along with the UC Film club and Anime Soc, the library will be showing Star Trek (J.J. Abrams, 2009) and Ghost in the Shell (Mamoru Oshii, 1995). Whatever you geek out over come along to meet people who share your fandom. Where: Level 2 of Central Library Thursday 23 March: Games Unite - Cards and Controllers Whether you’re a video game person or like to chill out with a board game we have it all. Library staff, UC Gaming Guild and SAGA will be on hand to show you the ropes, so come along to play a favorite or try something new! Where: Level 2 of Central Library Friday 24 March: Brain Food: Dine or DashBrain-food-fleeing_small Come and join us for a race across campus like no other, as you fight for survival. Sign up here! Where: Meet on Central Library steps at 1pm     week of the geek slide  
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