Westchester Square Library Hosts Harry Potter Book Night

(l-r) Westchester Square Library Staff Danny Collado, office aide III; Luz Marin, library manager; event organizer Yilda Rodriguez, children’s librarian; Donna Gray, young adult librarian and Moisella Long, office aide I.
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Bronx children and their families didn’t need to travel all the way to Hogwarts for a magical time! The Westchester Square Library hosted its third annual Harry Potter Book Night on Saturday, February 9 in honor of the classic J.K. Rowling literary series. During the whimsical event organized by children’s librarian Yilda Rodriguez, children participated in several Harry Potter-themed activities including House Sorting, trivia games and arts and crafts to create different magical items found throughout the Harry Potter books.

(l-r) Excited participants Honesti Hernandez, Isaiah Ridriguez, Dienna and Deylin Wilson had a magical time reading about Harry Potter and his adventures.
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Participant Tanisha Hossain created a Slytherin-inspired magic wand.
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Participants Jannatun Enon (l) and Geinisi Santana showed off magic wands they created.
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(l-r) Library interns Rudina Sinanaj, Joslyn Toledo and Jasmine Garcia displayed some iconic Harry Potter gear.
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(l-r) Library interns Jasmine Garcia, Rudina Sinanaj and Joslyn Toledo are big fans of the Harry Potter books.
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Event organizer Yilda Rodriguez (l), participants Isaiah Rodriguez and Dienna Wilson enjoyed of all of the props from the wizarding world of Harry Potter.
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