Harry Potter Book Week

Join us for a wizardly week of programs, activities and trivia.

Sunday, January 30 – Saturday, February 5


Harry Potter Book Week House Cup Competition
Sunday, January 30-Saturday, February 5

Get your costumes ready and stop by the Library for a scavenger hunt, trivia challenge and other activities to earn house points for your Hogwarts House. We will track the competition all week and announce the winner of the House Cup at the conclusion of Harry Potter Book Week.


Harry Potter Book Week Take-and-Make Crafts
Sunday, January 30-Saturday, February 5

Kids Take-and-Make Kits: Pick up a Harry Potter craft kit and create a wand, snowy owl, bowtruckle and parchment paper with the included materials (instructions included). You’ll also receive Mad Eye Slime and other fun activities. Available for pick up Jan. 30. Limit: 150 kits. CLPL cardholders only. Registration required.

Teens and Adults Take-and-Make Kits: Make a broomstick pencil. Watch tutorial on the CLPL YouTube channel. Register and pick up kit at the Library. Registration required.



Sunday, January 30

10 am Welcome to Harry Potter Book Week
Professor Dumbledore has a welcoming message. Watch the video on the CLPL YouTube channel.


Monday, January 31

4:30-5:30 pm Kids in the Kitchen, Harry Potter edition.
Zoom program
We’ll make Harry Potter-themed snacks using quick and fun recipes designed to be made in the microwave. Registration with an email is required.

Tuesday, February 1 

4:30-5:30 pm Harry Potter Spelling Bee
Zoom program
You may know your Alohomora and Expelliarmus spells, but do you know how to spell them? Compete against other Harry Potter fans to see who can spell the most words from the world of Harry Potter. Limit: 20 participants. Registration with an email is required.

Wednesday, February 2

4:30-5:30 pm Harry Potter Bingo
Zoom program
Join us for magical rounds of Harry Potter bingo. Print out a card using the link on the CLPL calendar or play online. (A second device or split-screen will be necessary if you play online). Registration with an email is required.


Thursday, February 3

Harry Potter Trivia
Zoom program

4:30-5:30 pm Trivia for Kids. Test your trivia knowledge against other Harry Potter fans. Trivia will be accessed through Kahoot.it. A second computer device (a phone or tablet) is recommended to play. Limit: 30 players. Registration with an email is required.

7- 8 pm Trivia for Teens and Adults. Test your knowledge of the wizarding world of Harry Potter with Amy from Adult Services. Registration required.


Friday, February 4

4:30-5:30 pm Potions with Muggle Technology and Fire.
Join the power professors at the Crystal Lake Park District as they explain muggle technology and demonstrate advanced magic to create green fire. Watch on the CLPL YouTube channel.