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Release Your Geek! Geek Week at Rutgers–New Brunswick

February 20, 2018
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Geek Week takes place at Rutgers–New Brunswick February 26–March 2.

Calling all role players, comics readers, sci-fi lovers, and all-around geeks! Next week (February 26–March 2) is Geek Week, Rutgers–New Brunswick’s annual celebration of all things “geeky,” and the Libraries are joining in on the fun. Stop by these events and let your inner geek shine.

Superhero Button Making
Wednesday, February 28 | 1–4 p.m.
James Dickson Carr Library

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Join us for a special Geek Week edition of our popular button making events. Bring an image of your favorite masked crusader, or choose from one of ours. It's fun, free, and no experience is required!

Let the Games Begin!
Wednesday, February 28 | 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
James Dickson Carr Library

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Let the games begin! Please join us at Carr Library for our board game extravaganza during Geek Week 2018. Have a blast with your friends playing Trivial Pursuit, Who Wants to Be a Millionare?, Star Trek: The Game, and many more. The fun starts at 10 a.m. on February 28.

Blade Runner (1982) and Free Popcorn!
Thursday, March 1 | 8 p.m.–midnight
Library of Science and Medicine

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Join us at Library of Science and Medicine for a showing of the 1982 science fiction cult classic Blade Runner. The movie is free and popcorn is free! This film, set in postmodern Los Angeles in 2019, presents a futuristic dark look at bioengineered synthetic beings called Replicants. It is hard to tell who is human and who is not! This film has a great cast including Harrison Ford, Darryl Hannah, Edward James Almos, Rutger Hauer, and Sean Young.

For information on Geek Week events, from the Triwizard Tournament to a VR Showcase, head over to geekweek.rutgers.edu.