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Harry Potter's World: Renaissance Science, Magic, and Medicine

This year Rod Library, Cedar Falls Public Library, and Waterloo Public Library will be hosting the visiting exhibit, Harry Potter's World: Renaissance Science, Magic, and Medicine, an exhibit that explores the roots behind the magic and wonder of Harry Potter's world.  In celebration of the event, we invite you to join us in several Harry Potter inspired activities.

ALL EVENTS ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Hogwarts Crest

 

Quidditch Match

Saturday, October 22nd, from 10-noon at the practice field at Cedar Falls High School
Please bring your own seating and watch the UNI Quidditch Team in action

 

Tri-Wizard Tournament (**New**Click here for photos of the event.)

Saturday, October 22nd, from 2-6 pm at Cedar Falls High School
For teens grades 6 through 12.  Registration Required.  Download the Registration Form and Release Form and return to Ambri Refer at the Cedar Falls Public Library.  Contact Ambri Refer at ajrefer@gmail.com or 319-268-5543 for more information.

 

Harry Potter Cover Art Contest

For Grades K through 12.  Entries are due by Tuesday, November 1st.  Winners will be announced Tuesday, November 15th, at the Harry Potter's World Opening Exhibit at Rod Library.  Registration is required.

 

Hogwarts Academy

Saturday, November 12th, from 9-noon
For children grades 1 through 5.  Learn the science behind the magic of Harry Potter!  Registration Required.  Download the Registration Form and Release Form and return to Yolanda Hood at Rod Library.  Questions? Contact Yolanda Hood at 319-273-6166

 

Harry Potter's World Exhibit Opening Reception

Tuesday, November 15th, at 6 pm at Rod Library.  Exhibiting the traveling Harry Potter exhibit as well as the artwork of local artists and students K through 12.  Winners of the Cover Art Contest will be announced.

 

Horcrux Hunt

Throughout the month of November, 7 Horcruxes will be hidden in Rod Library, Cedar Falls Public Library, and Waterloo Public Library.  Join the hunt and you could win an eReader.  Winners will be selected from a random drawing of correct answers.  The Deadline for answers is December 3rd.  This for all ages.

 

Questions? Contact Amy Stuenkel at amy.stuenkel@gmail.com

 

Diagon Alley Parties

Friday, December 2nd from 7-midnight at the Waterloo Public Library and Friday, December 16th, from 6 - 11 pm at the Cedar Falls Public Library. Registration required.  Click here for the Waterloo Public Library information sheet.  Waterloo registrationClick here for the Cedar Falls Public Library information sheet.  Cedar Falls registration.  Questions? Contact Kelly Stern at kellymstern@gmail.com.

 

Skype Author Visit with Amy Stewart, Bestselling Author of Wicked Plants

Thursday, December 8th at 7 pm at Rod Library, Cedar Falls Public Library, and Waterloo Public Library

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