Harry Potter 2018: The Party That Shall Not Be Named

Celebrate Harry Potter's Birthday

Saturday, July 28, 2018 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Nichols Library
200 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville, IL 60540

Back by popular demand! On Saturday, July 28 Nichols Library will again be transformed into Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry! Fans can enjoy even more fun events and activities for witches and wizards of all ages.

The Party That Shall Not Be Named

TIME EVENT PARTICIPANTS
All Day Choose Your Own Harry Potter Adventure 7 years & Older
All Day Fantastic Beasts Petting Zoo All Ages
All Day Horcrux Hunt Escape Room Adults & Teens
All Day Triwizard Tournament Kids Escape Room  7 years & Older
All Day Children's Crafts Children
All Day Adult and Teen Crafts Adults & Teens
All Day Sorting Hat All Ages
All Day Children's Button Making Children
All Day Adult and Teen Button Making Adults & Teens
10 a.m. Harry Potter Storytime  Children & Families
10 a.m. Harry Potter Trivia for Kids  Ages 8 - 12 years
10:30 a.m. Rememberall Trivia Contest Adults & Teens
10:30 a.m. Snape's Potion Parlor All Ages
10:30 a.m. Quidditch Drills  Adults & Teens
11:30 a.m. Harry Potter Yoga Children
11:30 a.m. Transfiguration Class Adults & Teens
12:30 p.m. Rememberall Trivia Contest Adults & Teens
1 p.m. Dueling Club  Adults & Teens
1 p.m. Wizard Capture the Flag Adults & Teens
1:30 p.m. Snape's Potion Parlor   All Ages
3 p.m. Harry Potter Storytime Children & Families
3 p.m. Harry Potter Trivia for Kids Ages 8 - 12 years
3:30 p.m. Rememberall Trivia Contest Adults & Teens
4 p.m. Wizard Training   Children & Families
4 p.m. Wizarding Chess Adults & Teens
5 p.m. Rememberall Trivia Contest  Adults & Teens

Marauder's Map

"I solemnly swear that I am up for having fun!"

Marauder's Map image

The best way to navigate your way through Hogwarts is to have your own copy of the Marauder's Map. The map will tell you what activities are going on throughout the day, and where to find them. You can also use the map to navigate your way through our Fantastic Beasts scavenger hunt!

Marauders Map

More Magical Programs for Teens

95th Street Library
Nomura Room C
Wednesday, July 18        5 - 6 p.m.
Thursday, July 26        5 - 6 p.m.

Explore the world just beyond Platform 9 ¾ and build up for a Harry Potter celebration at the library by discussing the books as a whole before the event. Enjoy snacks and hang out with other Harry Potter fans (any level of teen fans are welcome). Join this new teen book club to delve into HP world.


Washington Jr. High
201 N. Washington Street
Tuesday, July 31        2 - 4:30 p.m.

Witches and wizards are invited to celebrate Harry Potter’s birthday by learning how to play muggle Quidditch and then competing in a few magical rounds of the game. This event will be held in the gym at Washington Jr. High located at 201 N. Washington Street. All are welcome to come watch the games and cheer on the players!

*Program requires advance registration and is limited to 30 teen participants. Signed permission slips are required.

Please send completed forms to Kiersten Doucette or drop them off at the Nichols Library Adult Services desk before July 31st.