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Wanstead Library’s Star Wars day gets children reading

PUBLISHED: 12:56 17 October 2016 | UPDATED: 12:56 17 October 2016

Star Wars/Star Trek reading event.
 
Darshan, six, dressed as Darth Vader.

Star Wars/Star Trek reading event. Darshan, six, dressed as Darth Vader.

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Little bookworms across Wanstead delighted in a special Sci Fi story time on Saturday, designed to get the borough’s children reading.

Star Wars/Star Trek reading event with storytelling by Sue Pearce in Wanstead. Star Wars/Star Trek reading event with storytelling by Sue Pearce in Wanstead.

Star Wars and Star Trek books were read out to youngsters, who also got to pose with their favourite characters.

Wanstead Library, in Spratt Hall Road, was covered in decorations, and Han Solo and Princess Leia looked over the children as they enjoyed the story telling.

The special day, dedicated to the cult films, was carried out at libraries across the borough, including South Woodford and Woodford Green.

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