Harry Potter Book night 2020

Thursday 6 February 2020 is Harry Potter Book Night, and there’s more magic then usual to be found in our libraries.
To celebrate, a number of our libraries have exciting events and activities happening on the day, or near the day. Check out below for more information or visit your local library.

“The stories we love best do live in us forever. ”
― J.K. Rowling

Harry Potter Quiz
Chandler’s Ford Library
Saturday 1 February
2pm-3pm

Do you know your Seekers from your Chasers?
Your Horcruxes from your Hallows?
Why not put your Harry Potter knowledge to the test!
For all ages
Up to teams of 6
Free, but booking is essential.
Parents and carers of under 8s to remain in library.

“It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.”
Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone

Harry Potter Quiz
Chandler’s Ford Library
Thursday 6 February
5.30pm-6.30pm

Do you know your Seekers from your Chasers?
Your Horcruxes from your Hallows?
Why not put your Harry Potter knowledge to the test!
For all ages
Up to teams of 6
Free, but booking is essential.
Parents and carers of under 8’s to remain in library.

“It is our choices that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.”
― Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Triwizard Tournament
Fareham Library
Thursday 6 February
5pm-6.30pm

Celebrate Harry Potter Book Night 2020 with us at Fareham Library.
We will be holding an event themed around the Triwizard Tournament on Thursday 6 February from 5 pm – 6.30 pm.
Booking is essential, so to make sure you have a ticket. To book your space, pop into the library or email fareham.lending@hants.gov.uk
For recommended ages 6 – 12

“Don’t let the muggles get you down.”
― Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Harry Potter Night for Children
Gosport Discovery Centre
Thursday 6 February
5pm-6.30pm

We are excited to bring you a host of activities and games to celebrate the best night of the year! Dress up in your wizarding robes and be transported into the magical world of Harry Potter.
Magical fun and games, a mystery trail, potion making and more!
Free, but spaces are limited.

“If you want to know what a man’s like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.”
― Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Harry Potter Night for Adults
Gosport Discovery Centre
Thursday 6 February
7.30pm-9pm

We are excited to bring you a host of activities and games to celebrate the best night of the year! Dress up in your wizarding robes and be transported into the magical world of Harry Potter.
Why should the kids have all the fun?
Join us for an evening of potions, wand making, butterbeer and much more.
£10, please book early as spaces are limited

Sadly the Harry Potter Night for Adults at Gosport Discovery Centre has been cancelled.

“The world isn’t split into good people and Death Eaters.”
Harry Potter and Order of the Phoenix

Harry Potter Book Afternoon
Lymington Library
Thursday 6 February
3.30pm-4.30pm

Games and activities for primary school children celebrating everything Harry Potter!
No need to book, just turn up.

“It is the unknown we fear when we look upon death and darkness, nothing more.”
― Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Harry Potter Book Night
Petersfield Library
Thursday 6 February
3.30pm-4.45pm

Fun, games and crafts inspired by the world of Harry Potter.
Family event. All ages welcome! Fancy dress optional.
Free tickets available from the library, booking is essential.
Parents/carers to stay

“We’re all human, aren’t we? Every human life is worth the same, and worth saving.”
― J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Harry Potter Book Night
Stubbington Library
Thursday 6 February
3.30pm-4.30pm

Fun games and crafts inspired by the world of Harry Potter.
Family event. All ages welcome
Free tickets available from Stubbington library.

“We’ve all got both light and dark inside us. What matters is the part we choose to act on.
That’s who we really are.
Sirius Black

Harry Potter Book Night
Portchester Library
Thursday 6 February
3.30pm – 4.30pm

Celebrate Harry Potter Book Night 2020 with us at Portchester Library.
We will be holding an event themed around the Triwizard Tournament.
Booking is essential, so to make sure you have a ticket, pop into the library or phone us on the booking line 02392 370021.
For recommended ages 6 – 12 .

“I hope you’re pleased with yourselves. We could all have been killed – or worse, expelled!”
– Hermione Granger

Harry Potter Book Night
Aldershot Library
Thursday 6 February
4pm – 6pm

Join us at Aldershot Library to celebrate Harry Potter Book Night 2020. This years theme is the Triwizard Tournament, so there will be games based on the three tasks, magical crafts to make and take home, readings from the Goblet of Fire and much more…
Come dressed in your best robes or show support for your favourite Triwizard Champion!
Book your free ticket to our spellbinding night by popping down to the library and asking at the desk.

“It matters not what someone is born,
but what they grow to be.”
– Albus Dumbledore

Harry Potter Book Night
Waterlooville Library
Thursday 6 February
3.30pm – 6.30pm

We are celebrating Harry Potter Book Night!
You are invited to join us for a magical afternoon.
Dress up and have fun making a dragon egg and a wand!
For more information, ask at the library.

“Things we lose have a way of coming back to us in the end, if not always in the way we expect.”
– Luna Lovegood

Harry Potter Book Night: Trizwizard Tournament
Totton Library
Thursday 6 February
4pm – 6pm

Harry Potter Book Night is celebrating the Triwizard Tournament. Wizards, witches and muggles from around the world are invited to take part in a tournament of their own, competing in enchanting games, making magical crafts and testing their skills with an array of activities.
We’ll be hosting our drop-in event from 4pm – 6pm (for ages 8-15) and encourage you to dress up for Harry Potter fun, games and crafts. Wands at the ready … let the magic begin!

“After all this time?” – Albus Dumbledore
“Always” –
Severus Snape

Harry Potter Book Night
Hythe Library
Thursday 6 February
4pm – 6pm

Drop-in for crafts and Harry Potter themed activities. Dare you throw your name into the Goblet of Fire? Ask at Hythe Library for more information…

“It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.”
Albus Dumbledore

Harry Potter Book Day
New Milton Library
Saturday 8 February
10am – 12noon

Come along and join us to celebrate all things Harry Potter!
Fun games, crafts and challenges 🙂
No need to book, just drop in.

“You’re a little scary sometimes, you know that? Brilliant…but scary.”
– Ron Weasley

Harry Potter Book Night
Andover Library
Thursday 6 February
4pm – 6pm

Harry Potter fun and games! Don’t forget to wear your Harry Potter clothing or dress as your favourite character. No need to book, just hop on your broomstick and drop in for fun.

“Just because you have the emotional range of a teaspoon doesn’t mean we all have.
Hermione Granger

Harry Potter Book Day
Basingstoke Discovery Centre
Saturday 8 February
10am – 1pm

Drop in to celebrate to the Discovery Centre to celebrate all things Harry Potter!



“When in doubt, go to the library.”
― Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets



Haven’t read the books? Don’t despair, we have copies of all seven books – and not only in English!

 

And if you can’t get enough of the world that is Harry Potter, then try one of these books:

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