Summer Reading

Teen Fandom Showdown

Location: Main Library
Date: Saturday, August 3, 2013 - 1:00pm - 4:30pm

Are you obsessed over a fandom?  Here is your chance to prove it!  Join your favorite librarians from many of the HMCPL locations to decide which fandom rules them all!  We’ll host games, costume contest, and discussion panels.  

Harry Potter Week: Quidditch!

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Friday, August 2, 2013 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Do you have what it takes to be a Seeker?  What about a Beater?  Or even a Keeper? We need you and all your friends to join us on the Quidditch Pitch.  By the standards of the International Quidditch Association we will be doing our best as muggles to master the game of wizards!  Just don’t forget your broom and tennis shoes.  This event will take place at Willow Park near the Bailey Cove Library.

Harry Potter Week: Teacup painting

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Thursday, August 1, 2013 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

You can’t practice divination without a good tea cup, but you are in luck because we have a few.  Paint your own tea cup while enjoying tea and making some predictions and playing some board games.  Space is limited and sign-ups required.

Harry Potter Week: Harry and J.K. Rowling's Birthdays

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Wednesday, July 31, 2013 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

It’s Harry Potter’s Birthday!!! We will celebrate Harry and J.K. Rowling’s birthdays with cake, snacks, and possibly some trivia!

Harry Potter Week: Make your own wand

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Tuesday, July 30, 2013 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Sadly we cannot travel to Ollivander’s but we can create our own wands.  Put your craftiness to the test and create your own unique wand.  All supplies provided.

Harry Potter Week: Wizard's Chess

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Monday, July 29, 2013 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

We will be playing Wizard’s Chess, which means the players are the chess pieces.  Although our game will not be as violent as the real wizard’s chess it should be just as fun!

Teens Summer Reading ... Zombie Zumba and Wrap-Up Party

Location: Gurley Public Library
Date: Thursday, July 25, 2013 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Teens Summer Reading ... Zombie Zumba and Wrap-Up Party ... come join us for a fun time.

Summer Reading . . . SciQuest

Location: Gurley Public Library
Date: Wednesday, July 24, 2013 - 10:30am - 11:30am

Summer Reading Program ... SciQuest will be here to help us build volcanoes

MOVIE AFTERNOON ... Return to Nim's Island

Location: Gurley Public Library
Date: Tuesday, July 23, 2013 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Movie Afternoon ... Return to Nim's Island

Make & Take Crafts

Location: Gurley Public Library
Date: Tuesday, July 23, 2013 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Grass Heads Craft ... come play with soil and grass seed then watch a movie afterwards

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