Mountmellick Library News
CELEBRATE HARRY POTTER’S 20TH BIRTHDAY AT MOUNTMELLICK LIBRARY:
Tuesday 27th June 2017: Harry potter night: 3.45pm: Talk on JK Rowling’s life. 4.30pm Harry Potter quiz (10+), the sorting hat will divide you into teams. 7pm: Raven Haven Aviary will be at the library with their owls and birds. Dress up photo booth also! Come in wearing your wizarding robes or Harry Potter costumes!
Wednesday28th June 7.30 pm: We are delighted to welcome Assistant Professor, Doctor Jane Suzanne Carroll on Wednesday 28thJune for a lecture for adults and older fans (12+)of Harry Potter on “The Wand and the Word: The magic of Harry Potter.
Thursday 29th June: Wand workshops! Limited spaces!!
Friday 30th June: Presentation of prizes for our “Invent A Spell” competition winners!
To avoid disappointment ring and book early at 0578644572.
INVENT A SPELL COMPETITION:
Harry Potter will be 20 years old in June! As part of the celebrations Mountmellick Library will be holding a competition for all ages in the area- “Invent A Spell” -what is the spell, what does it do, how did you make up the wording of the spell? Pick up an entry form in Mountmellick Library- the closing date for entries is Tuesday 27th June. We will have a competition entry box with a display and books in the library to help you create a spell-drop in!
SUMMER EVENTS AT YOUR LOCAL LIBRARY:
The Laois Libraries summer brochure is now available at your local library. Mountmellick Library will be hosting Angelica’s magic science show in July and living history’s Viking show in August. Other events include Shondo Japanese calligraphy, book stars dress up, treasure hunt and much more. Call in to the library to pick up a brochure and call 0578644572 to reserve places as these are limited!
Junior Chess Club will be on in Mountmellick library on Saturday July 1st 10.30 – 11.30am for ages 7 – 13. If interested call 0578644572 to book a place or call into Mountmellick Library.
BABY BOOK CLUB:
Would you like to introduce your baby or young child to books and the love of reading? Baby Book Club starting in Mountmellick Library on Tuesday 27th June from 11am – 12 for babies from 0 – 18 months and their parents and siblings. Further dates to be decided! Socialise with other children and babies, listen to rhymes, sing along and pick up reading tips! If interested call 0578644572 or call into Mountmellick Library.