Volunteer for ‘Hogwarts Summer School’ at Granite Falls Library

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An attendee at the 2017 Granite Falls Library Hogwarts Summer School session gets some help trying on the sorting hat.

Not everyone thinks of summer as a time to go to school.

Unless it’s Hogwarts Summer School, which will be in session from 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturday, July 28 at the Granite Falls Library, 815 E Galena St., Granite Falls.

And this year, a select few even have an opportunity to join the Hogwarts staff.

“We need four to five volunteers for Friday and 10-12 volunteers for Saturday,” said Michelle Callihan, Granite Falls managing librarian.

Friday volunteers are needed from 2-6 p.m. and will help set up the various activities. On Saturday, volunteers are needed from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. They will help with crowd control, food service, staff the activity tables and information booth and assist with clean-up.

Prospective volunteers should be age 14 and older and express interest by sending an email to Christine Stansfield at cstansfield@sno-isle.org by July 26.

This is the second year for the library creating a Hogwarts Summer School. The full day of enchanting Harry Potter-related activities includes making wands and letting the sorting hat place you into your house. There also will be a special Defense Against the Dark Arts Demonstration with “auror” and magician, Brian Ledbetter. Harry Potter-themed costumes are encouraged.