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Wizards and witches flock to library

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff For the generation of kids who grew up on “Harry Potter,” a chance to visit Hogwarts, the school of magic that serves as the series’ primary setting, has always been a dream. For some, that dream came true in the last decade when the Wizarding World of Harry...
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Dover kids conquer Room of Requirement

By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff Over the last few years, the popularity of escape rooms has risen. No matter the theme, escape rooms follow the same rule of play: participants come into a room where they must solve puzzles using clues and hints to eventually “escape” before time runs out. On Wednesday, February 19, kids...
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Library hosts origami masters teaching craft

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter Most people assume that every piece of origami was invented hundreds of years ago in Japan. This is incorrect, as origami is a legitimate art with new pieces being created every day. To this end, on Sunday afternoon, September 29, the Wellesley Library hosted origami masters Michael G....
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Readers hunt for horcruxes at library

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff The Dover Library hosted a “Harry Potter”-themed scavenger hunt on Wednesday, July 31, on what would be the titular character’s 39th birthday. For kids and adults, this scavenger hunt was not only challenging, but provided a nostalgic rush of reading the last book so many years ago. From 11:00...
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