GLT Datebook: The Force Is With Star Wars Day
Jedi and Sith Lords alike are a part of Star Wars Day at Fondulac District Library in East Peoria.
- The event is a kickoff for National Library Week, and takes place Saturday, April 8 from 10 AM to 3 PM.
- Costumed reenactors will be on hand to teach folks how to become a Jedi.
- There's a sketch workshop, for budding comic book artists, plus a chance to meet a few droids as the East Peoria Robo Raiders will be there.
- The library will have all sorts of Star Wars related books and movies on display, plus related books on astronomy and so forth.
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