On October 6th, 2012, fans came together in East Peoria to celebrate reading and Star Wars. This event included a Star Wars storytime, Lightsaber Lab, Jedi Training, costume derby, a Wookieespeak contest, games, trivia, giveaways, chances to win great Star Wars prizes, and much more!
These supporters, we thank.
Fondulac District Library would like to thank the following organizations and individuals for their support of Star Wars Reads Day.
Midwest Garrison, Illinois chapter ofThe 501st Legion
Mandalorian Mercs Costume Club
The Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2)
Peoria Symphony Orchestra
Fantasy Flight Games
Rachel Kempster and Robert Balkovich, DK Publishing
Our awesome SWRD volunteers, including Dave Gibbons
More about Star Wars Reads Day
Fondulac District Library was selected to host an official Star Wars Reads Day event. Star Wars Reads Day was created by Lucasfilm and its publishing partners–Abrams, Chronicle Books, Dark Horse, Del Rey, DK Publishing, Random House Audio, Scholastic, Titan Magazines and Workman. This is the first time a group of publishers have worked together on such a massive event. You can find the official press release at StarWars.com/READS.