Harry Potter mania

Harry Potter has inspired countless children to tackle thick chapter books. The libraries celebrate the young wizard with several events this week.

On Oct. 22, the Kaneohe Library is hosting a free Potter-themed escape room at 5:30 and 6:30 p.m. for kids in grades 2-6. Call 233-5676 to register. Then on Oct. 24, it’s the teens’ turn at 5:30 and 6:30 p.m. again for kids in grades 7-10.

Or on Oct. 24, head over to the Kalihi-Palama Library for a free screening of  “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Call 832-3466.

Harry Potter mania

Got a muggle at home? From 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 12, Kaimuki Library is celebrating all things Harry Potter with a screening of “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Then you can make a wand 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. and play in a trivia game 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. There will also be photo ops and coloring sheets Visit https://www.librarieshawaii.org/event/mischief-managed-at-kaimuki-library/

Harry Potter on stage

No, we’re not getting a staging of the latest Harry Potter play. The Hawai’i Symphony Orchestra is performing all the music of “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets while the movie play on a large screen on stage. Tickets start at $27. Performance times are 7 p.m. April 6 and 2 p.m. April 7.   http://hawaiisymphonyorchestra.org/harry-potter-and-the-chamber-of-secrets-in-concert/