JEFFERSON PARISH, LOUISIANA
November 16, 2023
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
EAST BANK REGIONAL LIBRARY TO CELEBRATE ANNUAL HARRY POTTER YULE FESTIVAL ON DECEMBER 10, 2023
JEFFERSON, LA – The Harry Potter Yule Festival, a program for kids, teens and adults that combines the best of the holidays with a well-loved story, will occur from 12 to 3 p.m. on Sunday, December 10, 2023 at the East Bank Regional Library (4747 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie, LA 70001).
This event is free of charge and is open to the public.
Harry Potter is a series of fantasy novels written by J. K. Rowling. The novels chronicle the life of a young wizard, Harry Potter, and his friends Hermione Granger and Ron Weasley, students at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. The main story arc concerns Harry's struggle against Lord Voldemort.
Library patrons who have no knowledge of the Harry Potter or the wizarding world will feel comfortable with the various festivities planned.
The Harry Potter Yule Festival will consist of the following events.
- Harry Potter themed crafts and activities.
- Professional face painting and balloon animals.
- Trivia, games, and a scavenger hunt.
- Sweet treats from the Treat Trolley.
- Magic Show from Winston Helling Jr.
- House Crest Quilted Ornaments sewing demo.
Costumes for all ages are encouraged. Library staff members hope to see a great turnout of witches, wizards and muggles.
Patrons are strongly encourage to register at www.jplibrary.net/harry-potter-yule-fest-registration.
For more information regarding this presentation, contact Chris Smith, Manager of Adult Programming for the library, at 504-889-8143 or email@example.com.
The Jefferson Parish Library system consists of 16 locations that stretch from the Lakeshore Branch on the edge of Lake Pontchartrain to the Grand Isle Branch just steps away from the Gulf of Mexico. The library system consists of two large regional libraries and seven branches on each side of the Mississippi River. The East Bank Regional Library (4747 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie, LA 70001) serves as library headquarters. The Jefferson Parish Library is the second largest system in the state of Louisiana. More than 200 employees work for the Jefferson Parish Library including librarians, administration and support staff. For more information, contact the library at (504) 838-1100 or www.jefferson.lib.la.us.
For more information about Jefferson Parish, visit www.JeffParish.net. Residents can also receive regular updates by following the Parish on social media (@JeffParishGov) or by texting JPALERT or JPNOTICIAS to 888-777.
Jefferson Parish Public Information Office
1221 Elmwood Park Boulevard, Suite 1002
Jefferson, LA 70123
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Gretchen Hirt Gendron, PIO