Star Wars Reads Day 2019

Star Wars Day

Travel to a galaxy far, far, away and celebrate all things Star Wars. A variety of Star Wars themed programs and activities through out the library. Activities are drop-in, while supplies last & space may be limited. Costumes welcome!

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Saturday, Sept. 28, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

95th Street Library
3015 Cedar Glade Dr., Naperville, IL 60564


Special Events

1st grade & older - Teen Space
10 a.m. - noon
Use VR glasses to explore different parts of the galaxy.

All ages - Upper Level Alcove
10 a.m. - noon
Bring a light colored T-shirt or bag and have it decorated with an iron-on design.

All ages - Meeting Room A/B
10:30 - 11 a.m.
At least one parent or adult caregiver is required to accompany children.

All ages - Children's Program Room
10:30 - 11:15 a.m. & 11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Identify or work together to recognize characters found throughout the Star Wars universe on the bingo card. Limit 32 participants per session.

3rd - 9th grade - Small Conference Room
10:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., & 2:30 p.m.
Create a Star Wars™ drawing following step-by-step instructions.

6th grade & older - Normura Room C
10:30, 11 & 11:30 a.m. and 2, 2:30, 3 & 3:30 p.m.
Escape from a First Order base with important information for the Resistance before the base blows up! Limit 15 participants per session. Sign up begins at 10 a.m. for the morning sessions and at 1:30 p.m. for the afternoon sessions.

3rd grade & older - Sound Recording Studio
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Record a phrase and make it sound like Darth Vader.

All ages - Meeting Room A/B
11:30 a.m. - noon and 1:30 - 2 p.m.

All ages - Children’s Program Room
12:30 - 1 p.m.
Enjoy a story, craft and activity for children of all abilities.

10 & under - Children's Program Room
1 - 4 p.m.
Practice using a lightsaber through a variety of challenges during these on & off short sessions.

3rd grade & older - Computer Classroom
2 - 4 p.m.
Following written instructions to create a Star Wars symbol. Self-guided.

All ages - Upper Level Alcove
2 - 4 p.m.
Create Star Wars™ images using 3-D pens.

All ages - Meeting Room A/B
3 - 4 p.m.
Train on various tasks that all Jedi must complete to become a Jedi Master.

Be a Star Wars Day Volunteer

Naperville Public Library is recruiting volunteers to help with Star Wars Reads Day on Saturday, September 28 from 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. at 95th St. Library. Volunteers must be in grade 9 or older and will assist in set-up, programs, clean-up and more! Half day (9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. or 12:30-4 p.m.) shifts are also available.

Please email: Email Volunteer Inquiries (Naper)

TIE Fighter Decoration
Darth Vader, Storm troopers & little ones
Baby Ewok
Star Wars Reads Day at the Library Lobby

All-Day Activities

All ages Children's Department

All ages Children's, Teen & Adult's Department

All ages Outside

  Upper Level Alcove

All ages Mother’s Room (to the left of the Children’s Program Room)
Need a quiet place to recover from all the stimulation? Try the Jedi Meditation Room.

Kindergarten through 5th grade Children's Department
Create a Star Wars™ LEGO Mosaic at the "Make It and Leave It" LEGO table.

All ages Children's Department

All ages Upper Level Alcove
While supplies last.

2nd grade & older Lookout Room

All ages Green Screen Room

All ages Throughout library
Pick up a scavenger hunt list at the Customer Services desk. Completed hunts will receive a hand stamp at the Adult Services desk.

8 & older Teen Space

Vendor Booths

Half Price Books Outside Teen Space
Illustrator James Tampa Outside Teen Space
Shoot First Cosplay Weapons Outside Children's Program Room
TKCollectables Children's Department (South wall)
Naperville Public Library is in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Wheelchairs are available, upon request, at all buildings. All buildings have automatic doors. If a signer is needed for a program, please make arrangements 5 business days in advance by calling 630-961-4100, ext. 4931.
Green Screen
Posing with Light Sabers
LEGO Building Table
The Dark Side
Padmé Amidala Naberrie
Star Wars Squad