VOORHEES The Force can be with you, and you won't even have to leave the galaxy.

The Camden County Library System is offering programs to get Star Wars fans in the mood for the Dec. 18 nationwide release of Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens. They are:

Saturday, Dec. 12, 10:30 a.m. at the Voorhees branch. Ages 8 to 12. Test your Star Wars knowledge and make a lightsaber. Wear your favorite Star Wars gear or T-shirt.

Dec. 16, 6:30 p.m. at the Gloucester Township branch. Grades 4 to 8. Join in for Star Wars trivia, activities and crafts.

Dec. 17, 3 to 5 p.m. at the Bellmawr branch. Ages 4 and up. Drop in after school to celebrate the new movie. Supplies will be available in the children's area to make a Star Wars-themed paper bag craft.

Dec. 18, 3 to 8 p.m. at the South County branch in Atco. All ages. Create Star Wars crafts and stay for themed snacks and play Jedi games. Feel free to come dressed as your favorite character.

Registration is suggested and is available online at www.camdencountylibrary.org/events or by calling the individual branch. Phone numbers for the branches are at http://www.camdencountylibrary.org/locations-hours. - Rita Giordano