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Posted on: July 2, 2021

Harry Potter's Birthday Celebration

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Our annual Harry Potter Birthday Celebration is back with a bang! Join us at the Library for a variety of fun, Potter-themed events to celebrate.

Pottering Around the UK

Saturday, July 24 | 1:30-2:30 p.m.

Train going over arched bridge in Europe CountrysideOn Saturday, we'll kick off the festivities as we travel vicariously with Anglophile and former UK resident Claire Evans as she takes us on a historic, scenic, architectural, and occasionally culinary tour of Harry Potter's magical world. From London to Scotland and points in between, admire the beautiful real-life locations chosen for the films.

This event will be available through WebEx and live-streamed in the Library's Community Room, where we'll enjoy the sights together, have some fun, and give away a few prizes for attendees! Registration is required for online attendance but not for the in-person event.

Reserve your spot online >>  

Escape the Forbidden Forest

Monday, July 26-Thursday, July 29 | 10:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. 

Image by darkmoon art on PixaBayHagrid has been blamed for a crime and needs your help to prove his innocence! You and up to four friends will scour the Forbidden Forest for clues and find your way back out again, all within 20 minutes.

This Harry Potter-inspired escape room is completely free and designed for ages 11 and upSign-ups are available online for groups of 2-5 players. 

Reserve your spot today! >>

Fantastic Beasts
Friday, July 30 | 2:00-3:00 p.m.
yellow-animal-dangerous-head-80474Learn about some real fantastic beasts (and where to find them) with Mr. Foux! You'll have the chance to see live reptiles and discuss reptile traits, natural history, adaptations, conservation, and reptiles' role in the environment.

Wizard Rock Concert featuring The Mudbloods

Friday, July 30 | 3:00-4:00 p.m.

Man in flannel shirt singing with guitarThen, at 3:00 p.m., we'll celebrate in style at our first-ever Wizard Rock concert featuring The Mudbloods. The Mudbloods are a popular indie rock band based in Austin that plays Harry Potter-inspired music. Their albums are available for streaming via Bandcamp

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