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Star Wars Reads Day events on LI

Star Wars Reads Day will take place Saturday,

Star Wars Reads Day will take place Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012 at local Barnes and Noble stores and local libraries. Pictured: A "Star Wars" event at Henry Waldinger Memorial Library in Valley Stream. Credit: Handout

Looking for something educational and entertaining to do tomorrow with your kids?

Head to your local bookstore or library for the national Star Wars Reads Day.

Kids and adults alike can celebrate reading "Star Wars" through different events on Long Island. The events will include giveaways, raffles, trivia and games.

Select events will feature an author and/or costumed characters from the 501st Legion, the Rebel Legion, the Mandalorian Mercs and the R2 Builders Club.

Looking for an event in your area? Here's a list of Long Island venues hosting Star Wars Reads Day:


Books-A-Million (1061 Green Acres Mall, Valley Stream)

Henry Waldinger Memorial Library (60 Verona Pl., Valley Stream)

Barnes and Noble (1542 Northern Blvd., Manhasset)

Gold Coast Public Library (50 Railroad Ave., Glen Head)

Barnes and Noble (91 Old Country Rd., Carle Place)

Pottery Barn Kids (630 Old Country Rd., Garden City)

East Meadow Public Library (1886 Front St., East Meadow)


Barnes and Noble (842 Sunrise Hwy., Bay Shore)

Barnes and Noble (600 Smith Haven Mall, Lake Grove)

Riverhead Free Library (30 Court St., Riverhead)

North Shore Public Library (250 Rte. 25A, Shoreham) -- This event takes place at 4 p.m. today.


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