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Harry Potter Weekend Begins on July 21 at Worcester Public Library

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

 

The Worcester Public Library will host Harry Potter weekend starting on Thursday, July 21 and running through Saturday, July 23. The event will host programs for ages 10 and up. 

Harry Potter weekend is part of the Summer Reading Program at the Worcester Public Library. The summer reading program runs through August 20 at the Main Library and all branches. 

All patrons are encouraged to wear their Harry Potter themed costumes to the events. You can also visit the two Harry Potter displays on the first floor of the Library. 

Harry Potter Weekend Events 

The event will start on Thursday, July 21 with a game of Wizard Chess from 2 to 4 p.m. featuring staff and participants from two teams, with each person acting as a piece in the chess game. Each team will need to decided together which piece to move. 

On Friday, July 22, there will be a game of Library Quidditch from 3 to 5 p.m. Quidditch is the fictional sport in the Harry Potter universe and it has been adapted into a real world "muggle" version. 

Harry Potter weekend comes to a close on Saturday, July 23 with a free Wizard Wrack concert from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. 

Those attending will also be able to place a hold on the new play, "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child," the sequel to the book series, which comes out July 31. 

For more information, click here. 

 

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