Happy Birthday, Harry!
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On July 31, Muggles from all over the world will celebrate "The Boy Who Lived" and his creator, J.K. Rowling.

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Are you planning on hosting your own celebration? Make sure you include these 5 activities!

A Sorting Hat Ceremony 

This is a must for any Harry Potter party. Break out the sorting hat and then represent your house colors.

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Host A Quidditch Game

Did you know that you can play Quidditch in the muggle world? Check out the rules here. 

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Dress As Your Favorite Character

Extra points for creativity. 

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Don't Forget The Themed Party Favors and Food

Check out this great DIY on how to make Ferrero Rocher Golden Snitches

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Harry Potter Movie Marathon

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Many bookstores and libraries are having events. Be sure to check your local calendar of events to see if one is happening near you. Don't miss these celebrations happening at libraries throughout the state:

Special thanks to the Mississippi Library Commission for helping put together this list.