Harry Potter's World coming to local libraries

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - The Charleston County Public Library is one of a dozen libraries nationwide chosen to host an exhibit about the mystical wonders of Harry Potter.  Potter fans can dress in costume to celebrate the exhibit's opening on the eve of the series' next movie release, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.

The free exhibit, Harry Potter's World: Renaissance Science, Magic and Medicine, explores the fictional world of Potter's world of wizardry and the ethical questions that affected not only the fictional wizards in Potter's world, but also some of the great Renaissance thinkers.

The exhibit opens at the Charleston County Main Library, 68 Calhoun Street on November 17, and a special celebration is planned Thursday, November 18 from 4-6 p.m. with children's activities, games, and light refreshments.

CCPL will host the exhibit in the Main Library Lobby through December 12. It will be moved and opened to the public at the Medical University of South Carolina's Colbert Education Center and Library, 171 Ashley Avenue, from December 20-January 7. During the exhibition period, several programs are planned to explore specific topics related to the exhibit.

For a schedule of the special events, click here.

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