Harry Potter Trivia Night

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Are you the ultimate Harry Potter fan? Are you excited for the next Fantastic Beasts movie?! Join us for our very first Harry Potter trivia night! We will challenge you with questions from both the books and the films. Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 teams. Harry Potter or 1920’s themed costumes encouraged! Muggles of all ages are welcome to attend. *REGISTER A TEAM AND TEAM NAME BY CALLING THE LIBRARY’S YOUTH SERVICES DESK AT 262- 253-7760. Maximum of 6 people per team. Space is limited!

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