Read and discuss the Harry Potter stories with anyone, anywhere. The Wizarding World Book Club is available free to all registered users of Pottermore, the digital publishing, e-commerce, entertainment and news company from J.K. Rowling.
Libraries could incorporate this new tool into programming. Harry Potter’s Birthday is July 31st!
The Pottermore website “offers news, features, and articles as well as new and previously unreleased writing by J. K. Rowling.” Additionally, users can access the bookclub and monthly discussion questions as well as “Discover you Patronus,” “Join your Hogwarts House.” “Join your Ilvermorny House,” and “Discover your Wand” once they have created a free user profile.
This week, the book club is reading Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. In June and July book clubbers will discuss the themes of Magic and he Muggle world, first impressions, education and more using Twitter accounts.