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Upcoming Programs


Arverne

Spelling Bee
Monday, August 27 @ 4pm
Teens will compete in a spelling bee with words from Harry Potter books.

Potion Class – STEAM
Tuesday, August 28 @ 4pm
Children will make potions inspired by the Harry Potter series.

Movie Marathon
Thursday, August 30 @ 12pm
Arverne will be screening Harry Potter movies all day!

Spell Book Journal
Friday, August 31 @ 4pm
Participants will create their very own spell book journal.


Auburndale

Trivia
Thursday, August 30 @ 3:30pm
Test your knowledge of Harry Potter, for fourth graders and up. Registration is not required.


Baisley Park

Movie Marathon
Monday, August 27 @ 1:30pm
Join us at the library to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter! We will have a marathon of Harry Potter movies.

Harry Potter 20th Anniversary Celebration
Tuesday, August 28 @ 4pm
Time to brush up on your Harry Potter history! Join us at the library to celebrate 20 years of Harry Potter! Children can participate in arts and activities. Children can earn prizes during our Harry Potter trivia.


Bay Terrace

Make Your Own Harry Potter Origami Sorting Hat Fortune Teller
Wednesday, August 29 @ 3pm
Children and teens ages 8 years and above, create and decorate your own Harry Potter paper "fortune teller" and then enjoy playing the Harry Potter Origami Sorting Hat Fortune Teller Game! Have you ever wondered which Hogwarts House you belong in? After you play the Origami Sorting Hat Fortune Teller Game, you'll know if you're a Gryffindor, a Hufflepuff, a Ravenclaw, or a Slytherin! All materials will be supplied.


Bayside

Edible Chocolate Wand
Tuesday, August 28 @ 3pm
To celebrate 20 years of Harry Potter, come and join us to design your own edible chocolate wand. This program is for tweens and teens. Registration is required; call 718-229-1834. 

Concentration Game
Wednesday, August 29 @ 2pm
Come and join us to play a concentration game of Harry Potter via computers. Whoever gets the high score will get a prize.

Movie Screening
Thursday & Friday, August 30 & August 31 @ 2pm
We are celebrating 20 years of Harry Potter. Vote for your favorite Harry Potter movie by visiting the Children's Reference Desk at the Queens Library at Bayside. You can vote until August 24th. The top two movies will be shown at the library.


Bellerose

Movie Marathon
Monday, August 27 @ 1pm
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005, PG-13); Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007, PG-13); Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009, PG)


Briarwood

Harry Potter Bingo
Monday, August 27 @ 2pm
Join us on Monday afternoon for Harry Potter-themed bingo; you may win a prize!

Harry Potter Arts & Crafts
Tuesday, August 28 @ 3:45pm & Wednesday, August 29 @ 2pm
Join us on Tuesday and Wednesday for a fun afternoon of Harry Potter-themed arts & crafts.

Harry Potter “Carnival”
Friday, August 31 @ 3pm
Join us on Friday afternoon for Harry Potter-themed fun and games.


Broad Channel

Harry Potter Pencil Wands
Monday, August 27 @ 3pm
Join us in celebrating Harry Potter's 20th anniversary. We will be making Harry Potter wand pencils and watching a Harry Potter movie in the background.

Harry Potter Quill Pens
Tuesday, August 28 @ 4pm
In celebration of Harry Potter's 20th anniversary we will be making quill pens with feathers and ballpoint ink.

Hogwarts Acceptance Letter
Thursday, August 30 @ 2pm
Come celebrate 20 years of Harry Potter. We will be creating a replica of the official Hogwarts acceptance letter.

Harry Potter Games and Bookmarks
Friday, August 31 @ 2pm
For Harry Potter's 20th Anniversary, we will be creating Harry Potter bookmarks, playing pin the scar on Harry, and much more!


Broadway

Movie Marathon
Monday – Friday, August 27 – August 31 (except 8/29) @ 3pm
Celebrate Harry Potter's 20th anniversary by participating in a movie marathon where Harry Potter Movies 1-4 will be shown. Join us in watching: "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" (2001, PG), "Chamber of Secrets" (2002, PG), "Prisoner of Azkaban" (2004, PG), and "Goblet of Fire" (2005, PG-13). 

Crafts & Celebrations
Wednesday, August 29 @ 3pm
Children ages 6-12 can celebrate Harry Potter's 20th anniversary by participating in exciting crafts, games, and trivia to win prizes!


Central Library

Harry Potter Alliance Fan Activism 101
Thursday, August 30 @ 2pm
In this interactive workshop, participants will discuss their favorite fandoms and what they can do as fans to make a difference in their communities.

Movie Marathon
Monday – Friday, August 27 – August 31 @ 10am
Calling all Harry Potter Heads! Join us for the 20th anniversary of the publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's (Sorcerer's) Stone. Each morning we will watch one of the Harry Potter films featuring our favorite boy wizard and the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft And Wizardry.

20th Anniversary Celebration
Monday – Thursday, August 27 – August 30 @ 4pm
Calling all Potter Heads as we celebrate 20 years of wizardry and wonder during Harry Potter week! Create a Quidditch stick and vest, win prizes in Harry Potter Bingo, save your page with your very own Harry Potter tie and bookmark, and more!


Corona

Coloring Wall
Thursday, August 30 @ 12pm
Are you a Harry Potter fan or do you just like coloring? Come color a Harry Potter-themed coloring page to add to the Harry Potter coloring wall!

Games
Thursday, August 30 @ 2:30pm
Enter the world of witchcraft and wizardry at Corona Library. Join us for Harry Potter-themed games and the chance to win magical prizes! Recommended for ages 5+.

Craft
Thursday, August 30 @ 3:30pm
Come make a fun Harry Potter-themed craft! Recommended for ages 5+.

Harry Potter 20: Sorting Hat Ceremony
Thursday, August 30 @ 4:30pm
Are you a Hufflepuff, a Gryffindor, a Slytherin, or a Ravenclaw? Try on the magical talking Sorting Hat and find out what Hogwarts House you belong to!


Court Square

Wand Making
Wednesday, August 29 @ 2:30pm
Celebrate the Harry Potter anniversary by making your very own magic wand! This craft is appropriate for ages 3 and up. 

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (PG)
Friday, August 31 @ 2:30pm
Join us for a family movie the last Friday of every month! This month we will show a Harry Potter movie to celebrate the anniversary of the series' release in the United States. All ages are welcome. 


Elmhurst 

Harry Potter Coloring Programs for Teens
Friday, August 31 @ 4pm
Teens will color Harry Potter coloring sheets, while listening to the soundtracks from the Harry Potter movies.


Flushing

Movie Marathon! Part 1
Monday, August 27 @ 10:30am
For Part 1 of our Harry Potter Movie Marathon we will be watching "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone." For ages 8-12.

Movie Marathon! Part 2
Monday, August 27 @ 2:30pm
For Part 2 of our Harry Potter Movie Marathon we will be showing the 2nd installment of the Harry Potter series, "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets." For ages 8-12.

Wizard Wares and Wands!
Tuesday, August 28 @ 3pm
We will be making Harry's signature glasses, wands, and more! For ages 8-12.

Potions Class!
Thursday, August 30 @ 3pm
Join us as we make ectoplasmic goo, magical bubble liquid, and more! For ages 8-12.


Forest Hills

Accio Craft Time! Harry Potter 20th Anniversary Craft
Wednesday, August 29 @ 4pm
Please join us for a Harry Potter-themed craft, in honor of the book's 20th anniversary. Children ages 6-12. Space is limited — first-come, first-served.

Movies for Muggles: Harry Potter Double Feature 
Thursday, August 30 @ 1:30pm, 4:30pm
Join us for a Harry Potter movie double feature, starting with "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" (2001, PG) at 1:30 pm and followed by "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets" (2002, PG) at 4:30 pm. For ages 7 and up.


Fresh Meadows

Movie for Muggles
Wednesday, August 29 @ 12pm
Watch "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" at the library!

HP Trivia
Wednesday, August 29 @ 3:30pm
Prove you know all things Harry with our trivia contest!

Make a Wand
Wednesday, August 29 @ 3:30pm
Make your very own magic wand!

Marauder’s Map Papercraft
Wednesday, August 29 @ 4:30pm
Fold your own copy of the Marauder's Map!


Glen Oaks

Harry Potter Celebration
Tuesday, August 28 @ 1:30pm
Ages 6-12, join the celebration as we make quill pens, butterbeer, and potions!


Glendale

Harry Potter Origami
Tuesday, August 28 @ 2pm
Join us in celebrating 20 years of Harry Potter. Make a sorting hat fortune teller and learn to fold origami pets from the Harry Potter series, including owls, toads, and cats. For ages 6-12.


Hillcrest

Film Festival
Monday, August 27 @ 2:30pm & Friday, August 31 @ 10:30am
Love Harry Potter? So do we, so we are screening the first five Harry Potter films.

August 27, 2:30 PM-7:30 PM
"Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" (2001, PG)
"Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets" (2002, PG)

August 31, 10:30 AM-5:30 PM
"Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban" (2004, PG)
"Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire" (2005, PG-13)
"Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" (2007, PG-13)

Wizarding Craft
Tuesday, August 28 @ 2:30pm
Come decorate your very own wizards' wand as if you were Ollivander himself!


Hollis

Movie Marathon!
Monday – Friday, August 27 – August 31 @ 1pm
Join us as we celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the publishing of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets! We will be showing the Harry Potter movies all throughout the week August 27 - August 31 starting each day at 1pm.

Harry Potter Party!
Friday, August 31 @ 2pm
Join us in celebrating the 20 year anniversary of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone! Sorting, trivia, and butter beer for all!


Howard Beach

Magic Trick of the Day
Monday 27 – Friday 31 @ 2pm
Calling all beginner magicians! Learn easy magic tricks to impress your friends and family!

Make Your Own Magic Wand
Monday, August 27 @ 2:30pm
Every wizard, witch, and magician needs a good wand! Join us and craft your own unique wand. All supplies will be provided.

Make Your Own Magic Broom
Tuesday, August 28 @ 2:30pm
Do you have magical places to be, but no way of getting there? How about a "magic broom"? Let us help you construct your own broom to get around!

Hogwarts Bingo
Wednesday, August 29 @ 2:30pm
Hagrid, Snape, Hermione, Harry, Muggle - BINGO! Come in for a round of Bingo, Harry Potter-style. This will be fun for all ages.

Create a Mandrake
Thursday, August 30 @ 2:30pm
Cover your ears! Mandrakes are in season. Create your very own version of the Harry Potter plant.

Trivia
Friday, August 31 @ 2:30pm
How much do you really know about the Harry Potter series? Test your knowledge with our family trivia night.


Jackson Heights

Movie and Puzzle Marathon
Wednesday, August 29 @ 10am
Join us for a day of Harry Potter movies and fun Harry Potter puzzles.


Kew Gardens Hills

Harry Potter Jeopardy
Friday, August 31 @ 3pm
You may think you're an expert on Harry Potter. Find out how much you really know by playing this game. We'll also be announcing the winners of our Summer Reading Club contests and activities, and there will be plenty of other surprises.


Lefrak City

Movie Marathon
Monday – Friday, August 27 – August 31 @ 1pm (8/31 at 11am)
8/27-"Harry Potter and The Sorcerer's Stone" (2001, PG)
"Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets" (2002, PG)
8/28-"Harry Potter and The Prisoner of Azkaban" (2004, PG)
8/29-"Harry Potter and The Goblet of Fire" (2005, PG-13)
8/30-"Harry Potter and The Order of the Phoenix" (2007, PG-13)
"Harry Potter and The Half-Blood Prince" (2009, PG)
8/31-"Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows: Part 1" (2010, PG-13)
"Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows: Part 2" (2011, PG-13)


Long Island City

Harry Potter Week
Monday – Friday, August 27 – August 31 @ 4pm 
The children's room of Long Island City Library will be dedicating the last week of August to all things Harry Potter! This year is the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter being published in the U.S. Join us Monday through Friday at 4pm for a special Harry Potter-themed program.
8/27 - Sorting Hat
8/28 - DIY Wands
8/29 - Quote Challenge
8/30 - Snitch Scavenger Hunt
8/31 - Potion Class


McGoldrick

Owl Post Craft and Movie
Tuesday, August 28 @ 2pm
Join us for a Harry Potter movie, as well as a craft.


Mitchell-Linden

Movie Marathon
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, August 27, August 29, August 31 @ 3:30pm
Come join us as we celebrate Harry Potter's 20th Anniversary with a series of movies! Monday 8/27: "Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets" (2002, PG), Wednesday 8/29: "Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban" (2004, PG), Friday 8/31: "Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire" (2005, PG-13) 

Harry Potter 20th Anniversary Arts and Crafts
Tuesday, August 28 @ 3:30pm
Children join us as we'll be making Harry Potter bookmarks.


North Hills

Tween Film and Book Discussion: “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone”
Monday, August 27 @ 5pm & Wednesday, August 29 @ 4:30pm
Read the novel by J.K. Rowling and then join us for a screening of the film (2001, PG) starring Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, and Maggie Smith. Return the next week to compare and discuss the film and the book. Copies of the book are available at the library.


Ozone Park

Summer Reading Grades 1-3: Harry Potter Bash
Tuesday, August 28 @ 2:30pm
We're celebrating 20 years of Harry Potter! Join us for crafts, games, music, and fun! 

Summer Reading Grades 4-6: Harry Potter Bash
Wednesday, August 29 @ 2:30pm
We're celebrating 20 years of Harry Potter! Join us for crafts, games, music, and fun! 

Summer Reading Grades 7-12: Harry Potter Spell Class
Thursday, August 30 @ 3pm
Join us for Summer Reading fun for tweens and teens. In celebration of the 20th anniversary of the publication of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, join us for a Hogwart's Spell Class. Who knows - maybe you will learn how to tell the future or operate a flying broomstick!


Peninsula

Harry Potter Week!
Monday – Friday, August 27 – August 31 @ 2pm
The children's room of Peninsula Community Library will be dedicating the last week of August to all things Harry Potter! This year is the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter being published in the U.S. Join us Monday through Friday at 2pm for a special Harry Potter-themed program. Space is limited. Registration is required.

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Pomonok

Trivia and Games
Tuesday, August 28 @ 3pm
Come join us for our Harry Potter trivia and games event!


Poppenhusen

Harry Potter 20th Anniversary Celebration
Tuesday, August 28 @ 3pm
Please join us for an exciting afternoon of Harry Potter craft and activities followed by the movie. Bring your friends and let the fun begin.


Queensboro Hill

Harry Potter Rocks Series!
Tuesday – Saturday, August 21 – August 25 @ 1pm
We are so excited to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Harry Potter Book Series! For a week there will be Harry Potter-related activities, crafts and movies! We will also have popcorn and watch "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone" on August 25, at 1pm.


Richmond Hill

Movie Marathon
Monday – Friday, August 27 – August 31 @ 1pm
Celebrate 20 years of Harry Potter with a movie marathon!
8/27: "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban" (2004, PG)
8/28: "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire" (2005, PG-13)
8/29: "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" (2009, PG)
8/30: "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part I" (2010, PG-13)
8/31: "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part II" (2011, PG-13)

Harry Potter Arts & Crafts
Wednesday, August 29 @ 4pm
Celebrate 20 years of Harry Potter with some wizard arts & crafts! Ages 4+.


Ridgewood

O.W.L Camp
Monday – Friday, August 27 – August 31 @ 2pm
Calling all aspiring witches and wizards! Attend Hogwarts at our O.W.L. Camp. This is your chance to be sorted into your Hogwarts house, play Quidditch, and learn subjects like Potions and Defense Against the Dark Arts.
We will be:
* Watching the Harry Potter movies
* Sorting students into Hogwarts houses
* Making slime
* Battling magical creatures
* Playing Jeopardy
* Making wands


Rosedale

Harry Potter Arts & Crafts
Wednesday, August 29 @ 3:30pm
Let's celebrate 20 years of Harry Potter with some themed arts & crafts.

Harry Potter Movie Marathon
Thursday, August 30 @ 1pm
We are celebrating Harry Potter's twentieth anniversary with a marathon movie screening. All are invited. Bring a snack.


Seaside

Sorting Hat Ceremony
Monday, August 27 @ 2pm
Gryffindor, Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw, or Slytherin? Which Hogwarts house are you a member of? Join us for the Sorting Hat Ceremony and find out!

Movie Screening
Monday & Tuesday, August 27 & August 28 @ 3pm
Join us as we watch movies from the Harry Potter series!

Puzzles
Tuesday, August 28 @ 2pm
Kids can complete a Harry Potter crossword, search a word, and other puzzles.

Create Your Own Wand
Thursday, August 30 @ 2pm
Create your very own wand!

Design Your Own Crest
Friday, August 31 @ 2pm
Design your own crest!

Movie Screening
Friday, August 31 @ 3pm
Join us as we watch movies from the Harry Potter series!


South Hollis

Lunch and A Movie
Monday – Friday, August 27 – August 31 @ 1pm
Join us each day to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter with a screening of one of the movies! Please note - adults are welcome to attend the film screening, but lunch is reserved only for our patrons 18 and under.

Defense Against the Dark Arts
Monday, August 27 @ 3pm
In our temporary Hogwarts classroom we'll create our own positive collages to defend ourselves against dark magic!

Potions Class
Tuesday, August 28 @ 3pm
Join us here in our temporary Hogwarts class to explore the magic of slime!

History of Magic
Thursday, August 30 @ 3pm
In our special Hogwarts class we'll learn about magic tricks!

Care of Magical Creatures
Friday, August 31 @ 3pm
In today's Hogwarts temporary classroom, we'll create our own magical creatures.


Steinway

Harry Potter 20: Craft
Monday, August 27 & Thursday, August 30 @ 2pm
Grades 5-12, join us in celebrating 20 years of Harry Potter.

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
Tuesday, August 28 @ 2pm
Join us in celebrating 20 years of Harry Potter by viewing the first movie.

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
Friday, August 31 @ 2pm
Join us in celebrating 20 years of Harry Potter by viewing the second movie.


St. Albans

Harry Potter 20:  Movie Screenings
Monday – Friday
August 27, 30, 31 @ 2:30pm
August 28, 29 @ 1:30pm

Love Harry Potter? The St. Albans Library is celebrating Harry Potter's 20th anniversary by showing the first five movies.
8/27 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001, PG)
8/28 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002, PG)
8/29 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004, PG)
8/30 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005, PG-13)
8/31 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007, PG-13)


Sunnyside

Teen Celebration
Wednesday, August 29 @ 3pm
We will be doing a Harry Potter-themed craft while watching our favorite parts of the Harry Potter movie saga.

Movie Marathon
Thursday, August 30 @ 12pm
Celebrate Harry Potter's 20th anniversary! We will be showing the first 2 movies: "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" (2001, PG) and "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets" (2002, PG).


Windsor Park

20th Anniversary Movies
Monday, August 27 & Thursday, August 30 @ 3pm
Join us as we celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the publishing of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone! We will be showing the first two Harry Potter movies:
Monday, 8/27 at 3pm, "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" (2001, PG)
Thursday, 8/30 at 3pm, "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets" (2002, PG) 

Make a Wizard’s Wand
Tuesday, August 28 @ 3pm
Inspired by the magic of the Harry Potter book series & movies, ages 5-12 can join us to make a wizard's wand and see what "magic" you can create!


Woodhaven

Celebrate Harry Potter’s 20th Anniversary
Tuesday, August 28 @ 3pm
Ages 6 and up can make a Harry Potter craft, find out what Hogwarts house you are in, and more! Come dressed as your favorite Harry Potter character!


Whitestone

Harry Potter Wand Making Class
Monday, August 27 @ 2:30pm
Join in the Harry Potter wand making class. Each child will receive wand making materials and make a wand to take home.

Harry Potter Drawing Class
Tuesday, August 28 @ 2:30pm
Join our Harry Potter drawing class.

Harry Potter Interactive Crafts
Thursday, August 30 @ 2:30pm
Make some interactive Harry Potter crafts for the movie on Thursday, August 30.

21 Harry Potter: Interactive Movie
Thursday, August 30 @ 4pm
“Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone” interactive movie.


Woodside

Movie Marathon

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday, August 27, August 28, August 30 & August 31 @ 2pm & Wednesday, August 29 @ 3pm

Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday, September 4, September 5 & September 6 @ 3pm
To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter being published in the United States, we will be showing all of the movies. We will also have trivia, crafts, readings, and more! This week, we will be showing "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" (PG) on 8/27, “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets” (PG) on 8/28, “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban” (PG) on 8/29, “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire” (PG-13) on 8/30, “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix” (PG-13) on 8/31, “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince” (PG) on 9/4, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Part I)” (PG-13) on 9/5, and “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Part II)” (PG-13) on 9/6.

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