“With the debut of our new animated series Star Wars Rebels launching on Disney X D this Fall, and the upcoming theatrical release of Episode VII in 2015, our third Star Wars Reads Day comes at an exciting time.” -Carol Roeder, Director of Lucasfilm Franchis Publishing, Disney Publishing Worldwide (StarWars.com)
Saturday, October 11th marks the third annual Star Wars Reads Day. Last year saw over 2,000 Star Wars Reads Day events held around the world – and your library can be a part the celebration! You can find all you need to know from StarWars.com – their post contains links to free activity packets, a newsletter, and their Facebook page (where they encourage you to go with any questions); as well as information about the participating publishers and authors.
StarWars.com tells you how simple it is to hold a Star Wars Reads Day event: “All you need to do to stay informed as a participating location is sign up for our newsletter, which will put you on the official mailing list, and will keep you in the know of exclusive access to giveaways and marketing, promotional, and activity ideas that will help enhance your event.” Is your library closed on Saturday? No worries – school libraries can hold their events on Friday, October 10th.