skip to main navigation
skip to main content

Dover Library Home

Dover Public Library Logo



June 29, 2017

9AM - Noon

Trivia at Noon

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to take a stroll down Diagon Alley? Imagine walking into Ollivanders to pick out your wand, or visiting Flourish and Blotts to collect your Hogwarts schoolbooks. Maybe you’d even swing by Sugarplum’s Sweets Shop to fill your sugar craving.

Join us at the Dover Public Library for a trip down Diagon Alley on Saturday, July 29 from 9am to 12pm for an early celebration of Harry Potter’s birthday. The event will end with a Harry Potter trivia competition at 12pm.
Attendees will receive their very own acceptance letter to Hogwarts and be sent on their way to Diagon Alley to collect their school supplies.


OllivandersMake your own wand
Quality Quidditch SuppliesLearn to play the famous wizarding sport
Madam Malkin’s Robes for All OccasionsFinger-knit a scarf in your house colors
Flourish and BlottsMake a mini Monster Book of Monsters
Scribbulus Writing InstrumentsCreate a feathered writing quill
Magical Menagerie Decorate a dragon egg


Win a Harry Potter gift basket!

Individuals of all ages are invited to dress in their finest witch and wizard wardrobes to participate in a costume contest for a Harry Potter gift basket. Photos of costume participants will be taken throughout the day and then voted on by the public on the library’s website until Tuesday, August 1.

Rules: Prize will be given to the overall winner. Only one entry per person. Costumes must be self-contained and no electrical outlets will be available. Costumes must be family friendly and related to Harry Potter and the wizarding world. By competing participants agree to let Dover Public Library use images for promotional purposes and for posting online.


Help us feed the muggles! Bring a non-perishable item for the “Feed the Muggles!” Food Drive. All donations will go to the Community Action Partnership of Strafford County’s food pantry. The drive is sponsored by OWLS, a local community service group affiliated with the library and a chapter of the Harry Potter Alliance.

Suggested items needed for the food pantry include canned soups, pasta, pasta sauce, mac & cheese, canned tuna fish, peanut butter, jelly, cereal, small bags of sugar, and hygiene products such as body soap, shampoo, feminine products, diapers, wipes, and toilet paper.


Win a Harry Potter gift basket! Groups of up to six can compete to see who knows the most about all things Harry Potter. Trivia will start at 12 PM. Cell phone use and outside help is not allowed. Those caught cheating will be ineligible to win the prize. All ages welcome.


Slug & Jiggers ApothecaryShow us your best screaming mandrake face in our Mandrake Photo Booth! Share the picture by tagging the library on Instagram (@DoverPublicLibrary) or Facebook (@DoverPLNH).
Sugarplum’s Sweets ShopGrab a bite to eat and join in celebrating Harry Potter’s birthday with some cupcakes. Located in the library’s Lecture Hall.
 Moaning Myrtle Hide ‘n Seek Joke Find the Moaning Myrtles hiding in the library to unscramble the answer to a funny joke.