'Star Wars' brings fans to bookstore in full Force

The second “Star Wars” Reads Day is on Saturday. The Barnes & Noble store near Quail Springs Mall will have “Star Wars” themed activities.
by Ken Raymond Published: September 29, 2013
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Check the batteries in your lightsaber and practice your Yoda voice, because “Star Wars” Reads Day is coming Saturday to Barnes & Noble stores nationwide.

“‘Star Wars' fans, young and old alike, are invited to dress as their favorite characters and join Barnes & Noble's second annual celebration of the popular intergalactic tales,” a news release states. “Exclusive giveaways and activities from more than 18 publishers of ‘Star Wars'-related books will ensure Jedi and Padawans from every age group will be delighted and entertained.”

The Barnes & Noble store near Quail Springs Mall will offer “Star Wars” story time at 11 a.m. and will host a costume contest, arts and crafts and other activities.

Workers will demonstrate the Angry Birds “Star Wars” app on the NOOK HD+ tablet and show fans the various “Star Wars” novels, comics and magazines available for download.

All activities are free. For more information, contact the Barnes & Noble store nearest to you.


by Ken Raymond
Book Editor
Ken Raymond is the book editor. He joined The Oklahoman in 1999. He has won dozens of state, regional and national writing awards. Three times he has been named the state's "overall best" writer by the Society of Professional Journalists. In...
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