OLEAN, NY — All day Monday, the Olean Public Library will host a virtual salute to "Star Wars" with a series of "May the 4th Be With You" events. 

Fans can sign on as early as 5 a.m. via the Olean Public Library Facebook Page. Scheduled events are:

  • Downloading of hi-res Star Wars backgrounds for virtual meetings, 7 a.m.
  • Curated list of Star Wars eMaterials to check out in catalog opens, 9 a.m.
  • Actor Anthony Daniels (C-3PO) reads for storytime, 10:30 a.m.
  • Multiple "Star Wars" drawing tutorials, 11 to 11:45 a.m.
  • Sharing of "Star Wars" memorabilia and fan art,  noon
  • Sharing of favorite "Star Wars" quotes, 1 p.m.
  • Epic "Star Wars" fan poll, 2:30 p.m.
  • Lightsaber training for young Jedi, 4 p.m.
  • “Star Wars” Closet Costume Challenge, 5 p.m. (Library challenges people to dress as their favorite characters using what they have around the house, such as bathrobes for Jedis, headphones for Princess Leia hair buns, or your fancy dresses for Padmé Amidala.)
  • Yoda Crafting,  6:30 p.m.
  • LEGO stop-motion super build, 8 p.m.

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