Witches, Wizards and Muggles come see; it’s Harry Potter week at North Ken Library!

From 1 – 7 February 2016, there’s fun for all the family as North Kensington Library turns into a mini-Hogwarts to celebrate all things Harry Potter:

Wizard VFX: Tuesday, 2 February, 6pm-7.30pm, North Kensington Library.

Join Klaudija Cermak, whose credits include Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows to find out more about the weird and wonderful digital effects that brought the films to life.

Magical Craft: Make a magical diary cover, Wednesday, 3 February, 3.30pm-4.45pm, North Kensington Library

Harry Potter Book Night, Thrusday, 4 February: 3.45pm-5pm at Brompton Library and 4.00pm – 7.00pm at North Kensington Library, Saturday, 6 February, 2pm-3pm at Kensington Central Library.

Knit a Hogwarts scarf, Saturday, 6 February, 11am – 12.30pm, North Kensington Library (please bring own wool and needles – minimum size 5mm)

Magical Craft: Make your own Weasley family clock, Saturday, 6 February, 2pm-3pm, Kensington Central Library

Booking is only required for Wizard VFX and Knit a Hogwarts scarf and can be done by visiting your local library or through the eventbrite page.

And for grown-ups there’s much much more on offer at your local library, including: 

An Underground Guide to Literary London, Tuesday 2 February, 6.30pm – 8.30pm, Kensington Central Library

Travel the tube network from the comfort of the Central Library and follow the footsteps of Dickens, Shakespeare, Holmes and many other people and characters of literary importance. This is a virtual tour illustrated with pictures and readings.

Chelsea Pensioners talk, Tuesday 16 February, 4pm-5pm, Chelsea Library

The iconic faces of Chelsea and Britain’s army veteran community, the Chelsea Pensioners  talk about their experiences and what it means to be a solider through recent history.

“It’ll all be over by Christmas!” – a brief history of World War I, Thursday, 25 February, 6.30pm-7.45pm, Brompton Library

At the start of the Great War, most expected a short and decisive conflict, but it turned into four years of stalemate that claimed the lives of millions. Find out more about the timeline of World War I through poetry and illustrations at this informative evening.

For complete listings of library events, do visit the Kensington and Chelsea Libraries eventbrite page, or telephone 020 7361 3010.