“Hmm! Adventure. Hmmpf! Excitement. A Jedi craves not these things.”

September 18, 2013 - 7:52am -- Becker
Star Wars Reads

What do Jedis crave? Books. Preferably books set in the Star Wars universe. Add in fun activities where you'll have a chance to geek out with like-minded teens, and you just might be in Jedi heaven! Or, as we like to call it: Star Wars Reads Week.

For the second year in a row, LucasFilm has partnered with publishers, libraries, and book stores all over the world to create events celebrating reading and Star Wars. Denver Public Library staff are so excited about it that they've expaneded Star Wars Reads DAY into Star Wars Reads WEEK. Between Monday, September 30 and Sunday, October 6, look for events at a location near you, Star Wars displays, and check out some great books set in the Star Wars Universe and beyond:

Fiction and Nonfiction Star Wars Books

If you've already read and enjoyed lots of Star Wars books and want to check out more great science fiction, check out these lists:

Beyond Star Wars: The New Space Opera

Andre Norton Award for Science Fiction & Fantasy

Books for Gamers

Novels with Gaming Plots

Teen Sci-Fi

Star Wars Reads Week teen events include:

Thursday, October 3:

Westwood Branch, 4-5 p.m. Crafts for kids and teens

Friday, October 4:

Athmar Park Branch, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Games and crafts for teens and kids

Saturday, October 5

Central Library, 2-3 p.m. Activities for all ages including Wii gaming, light saber making, button making, trivia, bingo, and more! With special guests Comic Book Classroom and Rocky Mountain Fan Force!

Green Valley Ranch Branch, 3-4:30 p.m.

For a complete listing of all events, see the DPL Star Wars Reads Week page (you can always take your younger siblings to events geared towards kids!). Have fun, and may the force be with you!

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