- October 6, 2014

Star Wars Reads Day III


The third annual Star Wars Reads Day, on Saturday, October 11, 2014, will once again celebrate literacy, Jedis, Wookies and all things Star Wars!  Don your best Star Wars costume and check out one of these fun local events!

Saturday, October 11, 2014, starting at 11 a.m.

Star Wars fans young and old are invited to dress as their favorite characters and join Barnes & Noble’s third-annual celebration of the popular intergalactic tales. Barnes & Noble at the Arboretum will kick the day off with a special Star Wars ‘I Want to be a Jedi’ Storytime. See if you can complete the tasks required to become a Jedi. The day will continue with three levels of Star Wars trivia, a costume contest/parade, crafts for all ages and maybe a Storm Trooper or two! Exclusive giveaways including Origami Yoda Swag Packs, posters, stickers, prints as well as activities provided by more than 10 publishers of Star Wars-related books and products will ensure Jedi and Padawans from every age group will be delighted and entertained. FREE!

Schedule for Barnes & Noble at the Arboretum:

  • 11 a.m. – Storytime; Train to be a Jedi
  • 12 p.m. -Star Wars Costume Contest
  • 12-2 p.m. – Star Wars Crafts
  • 2 p.m. – Star Wars Trivia (3 levels: kids, general and difficult)

Prizes will awarded for the costume contest and to trivia winners!

Barnes & Noble Booksellers at the Arboretum
10000 Research Blvd 

(at the NW corner 183 and 360)
Austin, TX 78759
(512) 418-8985

Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 11 a.m. 

Join a fun-filled day of giveaways and activities for Star Wars fans of all ages. There will be a very special Storytime and activities starting at 11 a.m. FREE!

Barnes & Noble at The Homestead
Lakeline Crossing

14010 US Hwy. 183
Austin, TX 78717
(512) 249-5644

Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 10 a.m. 

Visit Dragon’s Lair to celebrate Star Wars in literature on Saturday, October 11th! The store will be handing out FREE posters and other goodies while supplies last!

Dragon’s Lair Comics & Fantasy
2438 West Anderson Lane
Austin, TX, 78757
(512) 454-2399
Saturday, October 11, 2014, from 2 – 4 p.m. 

Kids are invited to celebrate all things Star Wars on Star Wars Reads Day! There will be crafts and activities for kids, along with a photo booth where you can have your picture taken with a Star Wars character. FREE!

Cedar Park Public Library
Library Community Room
550 Discovery Blvd.
Cedar Park, Texas 78613

Titan Moon Comics (Cedar Park)
Saturday, October 11, 2014, from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. 

Titan Moon Comics will celebrate Star Wars Reads Day with free activities, giveaways, a Star Wars themed craft and a costume contest. Artist Kristeen Parmeter will also be in the store to do FREE sketches and sell original prints. 

Titan Moon Comics
1540 Cypress Creek Road, Suite 108
Cedar Park, TX 78613 

Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 11 a.m. 

Star Wars fans young and old are invited to dress as their favorite characters and join Barnes & Noble’s third-annual celebration of the popular intergalactic tales. Barnes & Noble Round Rock will offer a Star Wars storytime at 11:00 a.m. and a Star Wars trivia contest at 2:00 p.m. FREE!

Barnes & Noble at La Frontera Village

2701 Parker Road Bldg A Suite 700
Round Rock, TX 78681
(512) 600-0088

Saturday, October 11, 2014, from 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. 

It’s the third annual Star Wars Reads Day! Come celebrate with the Round Rock Public Library on Saturday, October 11. 

Stars Wars fans are invited to enjoy Star Wars and Origami Yoda crafts, activities, and giveaways from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., or until supplies run out.

Families with childen of preschool and early elementary ages are also invited to a special Star Wars-themed storytime at 11 a.m. in Room A. FREE!

Round Rock Public Library
216 E. Main St.
Round Rock, Texas 78664

Liberty Hill Public Library (Liberty Hill)
Saturday, October 11, 2014, from 1:30-3:30 p.m.

How strong is the Force in you, young Padawan? The Library’s Jedi Training Academy will challenge and test you with games of skill, activities, clever crafts, food flown in straight from the planet of Tatootine, and members of the Lone Star Light Saber Academy demonstrating the art of Jedi light saber combat.

You will attempt to conquer many trials in your quest to become a Jedi! Some of the challenges you will face at this event (which is for all ages, genders, and is absolutely FREE!):

  • Build your own (foam) lights saber
  • Make a Jedi tunic
  • Conquer Mustafar’s lava rivers and other obstacles in a course designed by Master Yoda
  • Create your own droid 
  • Train yourself to be strong in the force
  • Learn to defeat the Dark Side
  • And so much more!

Liberty Hill Public Library 

355 Loop 332
Liberty Hill, Texas 78642
(512) 778-6400