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The San Diego Public Library is celebrating all things Star Wars on Tuesday, May 4th! Check out our crafts, activities, and videos for Jedi of all ages. May the Force be with you.

May the 4th Programs

The San Diego Public Library Virtual Hub is a Facebook group where Library Staff and partnering organizations offer daily virtual programs for all ages including: read alouds, crafts & DIY, booktalks, and more! Access to our library buildings is very limited, but the fun never stops in our virtual club. Join and get access to our growing collection of videos and resources.
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STEM Star Wars Storytime
Tuesday, May 4th, 2021 @ 10 a.m.
Today's STEM Storytime is all about Star Wars! Join us for a storytime These are the droids you're looking for!
Star Wars Grogu character paper craft
Tuesday, May 4th, 2021 @ 11 a.m.
Everyone wants a Baby Yoda of their own, and now you can make one on Star Wars Day! Pick up these adorable craft kits on May the 4th at a pick-up location or limited service location while supplies last!
Star Wars storytime
Tuesday, May 4th, 2021 @ 12 p.m.
What's better than one Star Wars storytime? Two Star Wars storytimes! Tune in to the Virtual Hub at 12:00 PM on May the 4th for a story from a galaxy far, far away!
AT-AT Walker, Star Tours, Hollywood Studios Florida
Film Screening: Rogue One, Solo, The Clone Wars
Tuesday, May 4th, 2021 @ 12 p.m.
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Register here.
Solo: A Star Wars Story. Register here.
Star Wars: The Clone Wars. Register here.
Celebrate with a free virtual screening! View it anytime online between 12:00 PM-11:59! PM! Log-in information will be sent to those who register!
Art of Cartooning Ahsoka character
Art of Cartooning - Ahsoka Tano
Tuesday, May 4th, 2021 @ 2 p.m.
Celebrate May the 4th with this special edition of the Art of Cartooning.  Learn how to draw a cartoon version of Ahsoka Tano!  Although this class is geared for kids, all ages are welcome to participate! To access this program, click on the Facebook Group link above the contact information on this page, and join the group.
Introduction to Star Wars: High Republic graphic
Tuesday, May 4th, 2021 @ 1 p.m.
What’s the latest and greatest in a galaxy, far, far way? The Star Wars: High Republic series launched in January 2021 with Phase I of a multi-phase multiplatform storyline set 200 years before the Skywalker saga. Join Melissa from the Scripps Ranch Library for an introduction to the series and tour of what to read to get started.
Image of Star Wars character BB8
Tuesday, May 4th, 2021 @ 3 p.m.
Join the Innovation Lab to learn some basic hand sewing skills and make your own Boba Fett and BB-8! This program includes a Maker Kit that will be available at the Central Library.
AT-AT Walker, Star Tours, Hollywood Studios Florida
Robert's Guide to the Star Wars (Expanded) Universe
Tuesday, May 4th, 2021 @ 3 p.m.
Star Wars isn't just for the movies! There's a whole universe of content (no pun intended) just waiting to be explored! If you've ever been intimidated by the Star Wars Expanded Universe, let Robert from the Balboa Library be your guide! Check out Robert's Guide to the (Expanded) Universe on the Virtual Hub at 3:00 PM on May the 4th!
AT-AT Walker, Star Tours, Hollywood Studios Florida
Galactic Bounty Hunters Roleplaying Game! (Expanded) Universe
Tuesday, May 4th, 2021 @ 3:30 p.m.
On May the 4th...in a library not so far away...a great adventure will take place ... You get to play the role of a galactic bounty hunter in this one-time special event sci-fi role-playing game!
Star Wars Day lightsabers craft
Tuesday, May 4th, 2021 @ 4 p.m.
Ready to take the next step your training to become a Jedi (or Sith)? Join the Innovation Lab and learn how to make your own lightsaber! This program includes a Maker Kit that will be available for pick up at the Central Library.
Stormtroopers Marshmallow
Pop Go the Stormtroopers: Storm Trooper Marshmallow Pops
Tuesday, May 4th, 2021 @ 4 p.m.
If you prefer your Stormtroopers sweet and edible, pop into this program with Mariana from the Mountain View/Beckwourth Library to learn how to decorate Marshmallow Stormtrooper Pops! Check out the Virtual Hub or the Teen Instagram at 4 PM
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Cantina Cocktails
Tuesday, May 4th, 2021 @ 5 p.m.
Sit back, relax, and unwind with your favorite Mos Eisley residents as Melissa from University Commons test pilots some mocktails featured in the "Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge" cookbook. Will these recipes take it into hyperdrive, or will they remain grounded?Find out on the Virtual Hub at 5pm on May the 4th!
AT-AT Walker, Star Tours, Hollywood Studios Florida
For the bounty: A Galactic Bounty Hunter RPG Demo
Tuesday, May 4th, 2021 @ 6 p.m.
What do you get when you take six librarians with varying amounts of Role Playing Game experience and make them bounty hunters in a Star Wars universe? Chaos! If you've ever wanted a sample of what a role playing game is like (outside of Dungeons and Dragons), join us on the Virtual Hub at 6pm on May the 4th! May the Force be with you!

Information and program content can be made available in alternative formats upon request. To request disability-related modifications or accommodations, please email JFRogers@sandiego.gov.

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