Harry Potter

Teen Harry Potter Lock-In! - July 28 @ 6:00-8:30 PM

No matter your school or house affiliation, all are welcome at the Harry Potter Lock-in! We'll have prizes, games, and food! If you're still sad you never got your Hogwarts letter then you won't want to miss out on the magic that will be happening on Friday, July 28 from 6:00-8:30 PM.

**This program takes place after library hours. Permission slip required.** Pick up permission slip from the upstairs reference desk.

Teens must be entering grades 6-12 to participate. For more info, contact Ms. Lauren, YA Librarian, at 281-360-6804, or kwteens@hcpl.net. Get program updates sent straight to your phone by texting @kwteens to 81010. Service is free and confidential; standard text message rates apply.

Quidditch Team visiting Barbara Bush Library!

Next Saturday, July 29th from 10:30am-11:30am, The League City Legends will be demonstrating their Quidditch skills! Join us in the library parking lot for a fun filled morning of all things Quidditch!

If you have any questions, please call us at 281.376.4610.

Programs and services are Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliant. Special accommodations can be requested in advance by contacting the library.

Teen Button Battle - July 10-22

Harry Potter Lock-In is on Friday, July 28! To prepare, come by the Teen Room between July 10-22 to pick up the button that shows off your true Hogwarts house colors!

What is a button battle? It’s where teens vote on two or more of their favorite fandoms by taking a button they can pin to a backpack or anything else. The fandom that has the most buttons taken (aka “votes”), they are the one that wins!

Book Hunters in Brief #136: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

The stage play, Harry Potter & the Cursed Child, opens tomorrow in London's West End. It could be a disaster. But it won't be. Here are three reasons why:

Book Hunters in Brief #79: Harry Potter's First Publication Anniversary

A lot of us grew up with Harry Potter--literally. That was part J.K. Rowling's genius; her character's aged in a fairly good facsimile of real time right along with her target audience. Another part of her genius was not just the originality and charm of the world she imagined, but it's completeness. We stepped into the world of Harry Potter and it was both strange and oddly familiar--much like the world we live in--only more full of possibilities, more morally well-defined, more fun.

My Journey Beta Testing for Pottermore

On Monday morning @ approximately 9:30 am, I discovered in my personal email something I had been waiting a month for. My Pottermore welcome email.  I excitedly jumped into the experience as one of the first million people invited to be Beta testers and began my journey.

The Adults of Harry Potter

It’s to Alan Rickman’s credit that I became a huge fan of Harry Potter. Really. Oh, I’d been mildly curious about the phenomenon of the books about the boy wizard. But it wasn’t until I read that Alan Rickman was going to be in the first movie that I actually picked up Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone and read it.

What to Read After Harry Potter

You read the Harry Potter series, now what?  Have  you listened to the audio books? 
I can almost garantee that you will adore the narrator, Jim Dale.  According to Libra
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