Star Wars Reads Day Returns October 11, 2014

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Star Wars Reads Day, now in its third year, returns for even more Force-ful fun on Saturday, October 11, 2014.

The annual celebration encourages kids to get into reading with a wealth of books set in a galaxy far, far away. Events will be held nationwide on October 11 to get kids excited about both Star Wars and reading. Barnes & Noble is hosting activities at a number of stores, including costume contests, giveaways, book signings, and more. Your local library might also be throwing a Star Wars party, so be sure to check out what’s happening at your favorite branch.

Celebrating at home? Give your Padawans this free downloadable activity pack with crafts, coloring pages, puzzles, and more.

And if you’re looking for new Star Wars books to join in the fun, here are some great reads recently featured on GeekMom:

Star Wars Rebels readers

Star Wars Workbooks

Star Wars and History

William Shakespeare’s Star Wars

What do you have planned for Star Wars Reads Day? Let us know in the comments below!

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2 thoughts on “Star Wars Reads Day Returns October 11, 2014

  1. It’s the theme of my Family Night storytime this coming week! Technically it’s not ON Star Wars Reads day since my program is on Tuesday nights, so it’s a PREPARING for Star Wars Reads Day program!

    Unfortunately I haven’t had much (if any) of a turn out for this storytime the past few weeks. I don’t know whether to expect no one again, or if I’ll have a crowd because STAR WARS. We’ll have to see. The easy (boring, but easy and affordable) way to plan was to download the activity pack and make lots of copies, that way if no one shows up I can just leave them out on the coloring table so my “prep” won’t go to waste. But I AM bringing a soundtrack to play if anyone’s there, so that will perk up the atmosphere!

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