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May the Fourth Be With You

Virtual Star Wars Day

2020-05-04 00:00:00 2020-05-04 23:59:00 America/Chicago May the Fourth Be With You Your House

Monday, May 04
All day

Add to Calendar 2020-05-04 00:00:00 2020-05-04 23:59:00 America/Chicago May the Fourth Be With You Your House

There are many ways to Celebrate May the Fourth (from your couch or on the trail) this year!

Raise Money For A Good Cause
Run (or walk) a virtual 4K race by May 31st to raise money for the American Association for Cancer Research: Register Here

Color
Download this (unofficial) Baby Yoda coloring book from Vulture: This Is The Way

Zoom
Join your next Zoom meeting from the Death Star, Hoth, or a number of other locations with these: official Star Wars backgrounds

Storytime
Members of the 501st Legion suit up to read stories aloud: 501st Storytime YouTube Playlist


Make (and eat) Star Wars-themed snacks and drinks:

Ewok Granola Bars

Frosty Bantha Milk

Fruitsabers and Jedi Dip

Jabba the Hummus

Kylo Ren Vegetable Onigiri

Lightsaber Pretzel Sticks

Yoda Soda


Get Crafty

Try your had at paper folding with these fun instructions from Origami Yoda author Tom Angleberger

If you've got a brown paper bag and a few other supplies, you can make Star Wars puppets including Chewbacca

If you've got a well-stocked home office, then you can make an X-Wing Fighter


Read, Watch, & Listen

Check out the whole Origami Yoda series:

The Strange Case of Origami Yoda (OverDrive) (Hoopla)
Darth Paper Strikes Back (OverDrive) (Hoopla)
The Secret of the Fortune Wookiee (OverDrive) (Hoopla)
The Surprise Attack of Jabba the Puppett (OverDrive) (Hoopla)
Princess Labelmaker to the Rescue (Hoopla)
Emperor Pickletine Rides the Bus (Hoopla)

Audiobooks about Star Wars:

Why We Love Star Wars by Ken Napzok (Hoopla)
The World According to Star Wars by Cass Sunstein (Hoopla)

Star Wars Comics:

Star Wars Adventures: Vol. 1 Heroes of the Galaxy (Hoopla, kid-friendly)
Star Wars Darth Vader: Vol. 1 Vader (Hoopla)
Star Wars: Han Solo (Hoopla)
Star Wars: Poe Dameron (Hoopla)
Star Wars: Princess Leia (Hoopla)
Star Wars: Skywalker Strikes (Hoopla)

Star Wars Ebooks:

Are You Scared, Darth Vader? (Hoopla, kids)
Chewie and the Porgs (Hoopla, kids)
Creatures Big and Small (Hoopla, kids)

Cobalt Squadron (Hoopla, middle grade)
Finn's Story (Hoopla, middle grade)
Star Wars: Spark of the Resistance (Hoopla, middle grade)

Ahsoka (Hoopla, teens)
Leia, Princess of Alderaan (Hoopla, teens)
Star Wars: Rebel Rising (Hoopla, teens)

The Science of Star Wars (Hoopla, nonfiction)

Movies about Star Wars Fandom (and more)

American Jedi (Hoopla)
Big Wonder: Star Wars (Kanopy, part of the Screenwriting 101 series)
Plastic Galaxy: The Story of Star Wars Toys (Hoopla)
Robot Chicken: Star Wars Special (Hoopla)
Star Wars: Good Versus Evil (Kanopy, part of the Sci-Phi: Science Fiction as Philosophy series)


Music from the Star Wars universe

Star Wars: A New Hope soundtrack score by John Williams (Hoopla)
Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back (Hoopla
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story soundtrack by Michael Giacchino (Hoopla)
The Mandalorian: Chapter One soundtrack by Ludwig Goransson (Hoopla)

TAGS: | Virtual | Special Events |

Niles-Maine District Library

books@nileslibrary.org
Phone: 847-663-1234
Branch manager
Susan Lempke

Hours
Mon, May 03 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Tue, May 04 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Wed, May 05 10:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, May 06 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Fri, May 07 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Sat, May 08 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, May 09 Closed

About the library

The District currently includes 59,000 people. Half of them live in the Village of Niles in the southern half of the District. The north half of the District includes unincorporated Des Plaines and Glenview.

Upcoming events

Sat, May 08, 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Mon, May 10, 10:00am - 11:30am
Online

Mon, May 10, 3:00pm - 3:45pm
Online

Mon, May 10, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Online

Tue, May 11, 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Tue, May 11, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Online

Tue, May 11, 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Tue, May 11, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Online

Wed, May 12, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Online
This event is full

Wed, May 12, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Registration is now closed

Thu, May 13, 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Thu, May 13, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Online

Thu, May 13, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Online

Fri, May 14, 10:00am - 10:20am
Online

Fri, May 14, 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Online

Fri, May 14, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Registration is now closed

Sat, May 15, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Online

Mon, May 17, 10:00am - 11:30am
Online

Mon, May 17, 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Mon, May 17, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Online

Tue, May 18, 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Tue, May 18, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Online

Tue, May 18, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Online

Wed, May 19, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Wed, May 19, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
This event is full

Wed, May 19, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Registration is now closed

Wed, May 19, 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Board Room

Wed, May 19, 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Thu, May 20, 4:30pm - 5:15pm

Thu, May 20, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Online

Thu, May 20, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Online

Fri, May 21, 10:00am - 10:20am
Online

Fri, May 21, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Zoom

Fri, May 21, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Zoom

Fri, May 21, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Online

Fri, May 21, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Registration is now closed

Sat, May 22, 11:00am - 11:30am

Sat, May 22, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Sat, May 22, 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Sun, May 23, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Mon, May 24, 10:00am - 11:30am
Online

Mon, May 24, 3:00pm - 3:45pm
Online

Mon, May 24, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Online
This event is full

Mon, May 24, 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Mon, May 24, 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Tue, May 25, 10:30am - 11:30am

Tue, May 25, 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Tue, May 25, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Online

Wed, May 26, 10:00am - 10:30am
Online

Wed, May 26, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
This event is full

Thu, May 27, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Online
This event is full

Thu, May 27, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Online

Fri, May 28, 10:00am - 10:20am
Online

Fri, May 28, 4:30pm - 5:15pm
Online

Sat, May 29, 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Tue, Jun 01, 10:00am - 10:30am
Online
Registration opens Thursday, May 20 2021 at 9:00am

Tue, Jun 01, 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Tue, Jun 01, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Online
Registration opens Thursday, May 20 2021 at 9:00am

Wed, Jun 02, 10:00am - 10:30am
Online
Registration opens Thursday, May 20 2021 at 9:00am

Wed, Jun 02, 2:00pm - 2:55pm
Zoom
Registration opens Thursday, May 20 2021 at 9:00am

Wed, Jun 02, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Commons Meeting Room A&B

Thu, Jun 03, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Registration opens Thursday, May 20 2021 at 9:00am

Thu, Jun 03, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Online

Thu, Jun 03, 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Online
Registration opens Thursday, May 20 2021 at 9:00am

Thu, Jun 03, 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Thu, Jun 03, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Online
Registration opens Thursday, May 20 2021 at 9:00am

Fri, Jun 04, 10:00am - 10:30am
Online
Registration opens Thursday, May 20 2021 at 9:00am

Fri, Jun 04, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Online

Sat, Jun 05, 10:00am - 10:20am
Online
Registration opens Thursday, May 20 2021 at 9:00am

Sat, Jun 05, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Online

Sun, Jun 06, 4:30pm - 6:30pm

Sun, Jun 06, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Parking Lot
Registration opens Thursday, May 20 2021 at 9:00am

Mon, Jun 07, 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Mon, Jun 07, 7:00pm - 7:45pm
Registration opens Thursday, May 20 2021 at 9:00am