Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Planning for the Fall: Star Wars Reads Day

So planning for the fall has begun, and this tidbit showed up.  And then this morning on Pubyac, a librarian in Ohio posted a compilation of Star Wars Party ideas.  So, for all those Star Wars fans out there.  This looks like heaps of fun.

Announcing Star Wars Reads Day

Lucasfilm and its publishing partners announced today a national Star Wars Reads Day to be held this October 6, 2012. Star Wars Reads Day is a multi-publisher initiative that celebrates reading and Star Wars. On October 6, events will take place at hundreds of bookstores and libraries across the United States. Participating publishing partners include Abrams, Chronicle Books, Dark Horse, Del Rey, DK, Scholastic, Titan Magazines, and Workman.
Officially participating bookstores and libraries will receive a Star Wars event kit (free of charge). The kit includes: an exclusive Star Wars Reads promotional item (25-50 per event); raffle prizes; promotional giveaways; a packet of event ideas, reproducible activity sheets and trivia; and more. The events will have the PR and marketing support of the eight participating publishers and Lucasfilm.
If your store or library would like to participate in Star Wars Reads Day on October 6, please sign up at Volunteer costumers can sign up at
Follow Star Wars Reads Day on Facebook!

1 comment:

Kristin said...

Holy Cow. Our readers will love this. Putting it on the calendar right now. AND registering.