Have you ever wanted to delve into divination, ponder the peculiarities of potions and discover magical creatures?
Then come to Lynn Library and check out The Harry Potter: A History of Magic regional display.
The displays have been created in association with the British Library throughout the Living Knowledge Network, in a celebration of the 20th anniversary of the publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone.
Lynn is one of the few libraries in the county that are hosting this special exhibition and organising events inspired by it.
Public events at the library, inspired by the British Library touring exhibition, are listed below.
Meet the owls – a talk from the Raptor Trust: Thursday, November 9, 12.30-1.30pm. Find out about the work of the Trust set up to treat sick and injured birds of prey.
Tickets are £3 per person and booking is essential.
Meet the owls – a free session for children and families: November 9, 3-4.45pm. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
Owl Babies storytime – Friday, November 10, 10-10.45am. Aimed at pre-school children. No need to book.
Popular ideas of magic and witchcraft – a talk by Beth Southard from UEA: Tuesday, November 14 – times to be confirmed.
Suitable for those aged 16-plus. Booking is essential.
A haunting evening of ghostly tales – Thursday, November 16, 6-7pm. Booking is essential.
Heavens above – a free talk by the King’s Lynn and District Astronomy Society: Friday, November 17, 6-7.45pm.
The talk will take you through time and space from the Big Bang 14 billion years ago to today. Booking is essential.
Ollivander’s Pop Up Wand shop – Saturday, November 18, 12-1pm.
Forge a magical wand, harnessing the enchanted natural magic of the wild wood.
Choose a tree that fits your magical abilities and become a master wand maker.
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