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March on London

Over 30,000 wizards from around the world turn up


in the Wizarding Capital on Library Day
action. This is the sixth year
weve come to London for
Library Day, says American

In this special Library


Day issue

witch Shannon Kinley, And


every year our mission is the
same. We want the Ministry
to

start

galleons

putting
into

more

educating

March on London,
front
A Literary
Celebration, page 2
Used Book Drive,
page 3
Famous Book Quotes,
page 3
Filchs Blotter, page 3

young witches and wizards,


and what better way to start
about

than with books?

the

event:

Theyre

dressed a bit funny, and Im

Wizards light up the night in

Chants of books for all

London this past Friday.

among moving signs depicting

sure I saw that sign move, but


even so, literacy is certainly a

This past Friday, November

wizards and witches alike

20th, groups of wizards from

flipping through their favorite

around the world gathered in

books adorned the London

This years protesters totaled

the

of

streets for the march. Wizards

30,324 witches and wizards

London. The meeting, which

who braved the cold could be

from all over the world, all

takes place yearly on Library

found

poetry,

with the common goal of

Day, brings wizards together

handing out free books, and

literacy in mind. Says one

in

thing:

directing each other in a

wizard from Morocco, I grew

equality for all in the form of

chorus or two of Odo the Hero.

up poor with little to read. I

literature.

A muggle by the name of Mike,

hope my children will never

who stumbled into the protest

know a world without books

accidentally had this to say

as I have.

wizarding

pursuit

of

capital

one

For some, this assembly is


tradition. For others, a call to

shouting

cause I can support.

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A Literary Celebration
Hogwarts students gather for the annual Library Day parade
At the annual Library Day
parade this year, there was no
shortage of creativity. The
march through Hogsmeade
and

up

to

the

colossal

Hogwarts Castle brought in


viewers

from

around

the

country who had much to say


about the imaginative ideas of
the 120 Hogwarts students and
professors who participated.
The theme of the parade,
Magic

in

Literature,

had

students dressing as their


favorite
characters,

magical

literary

from

Babbity

Hogwarts students pose in Hogsmeade before the parade.

Rabbity to the Hopping Pot.


Several students, in reverence

itself, a few merry pranksters

The parade was deemed a

to a few of the greatest wizards

set off Weasleys Wildfire

rousing

of the last few generations,

Whiz-bangs,

the

Grand Marshall and Minister

chose to dress as Professor

crowd and setting alight to one

of Magic Kingsley Shacklebolt.

Dumbledore and the Chosen

Argus

Its great to see so many

One himself, Harry Potter.

caretaker. Filch declined to

witches

comment on his situation.

Hogsmeade to support this

When asked about his Harry

startling

Filch,

Hogwarts

success

and

by

wizards

the

in

great cause, says Shacklebolt,

Potter costume, a third year

As the Hogwarts marching

remarked, Theyve written

It is my hope that the success

band led the way to the castle

about him hundreds of times

of this parade will bring even

with the tune Bookworm by the

in the last twenty years. Who

wizard

says Harrys not a literary

Wazlib,

character?
Halfway through the parade,
near the winged boars that
mark the entrance to the castle

rock

band

more viewers in the coming

Roonil

years. Literacy is a pressing

volunteers

issue in our society, and

handed out free books to

Library Day is a great way to

children

street in

shed some light on that. We

addition to sugar quills and

could not agree more Minister.

parade
on

the

fizzing whizbees from the


candy shop Honeydukes.

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Used Book Drive

Famous Book Quotes

Calling all Hogwarts students!


Do you have any books you

It appears that our Remembralls are not working correctly. Can

dont use? How about old

you help us name the books to which these famous quotes belong?

textbooks from first year?


1. It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.

And lets not forget that book


on Ancient Knitting Patterns

2. By the time we arrived, as evening was approaching, I


felt as sore as a rock must feel when the waterfall has
pounded on it all day long.

Auntie Gladys sent you for


Christmas last year! Drop off
any unwanted books to

3. I meant what I said and I said what I meant. An


elephants faithful one-hundred percent!

Madam Pince in the library,


and they will be donated to a
family in need!

4. Everyone suspects himself of at least one of the


cardinal virtues, and this is mine: I am one of the few
honest people that I have ever known.

Notice: Under no
circumstances should cursed
books be donated. In addition,

5. Shoot all the blue jays you want if you can hit em, but
remember its a sin to kill a mockingbird.

Madam Pince advises against


donating The Monster Book of

Think you have them all? Tap the paper and say revelio to check!

Monsters unless you want a


weeks worth of detentions.

Filchs Blotter
Hogwarts Crime Log
Students are reminded that

16/11/15 A student was

20/11/15 Eight students were

apprehended

apprehended

smuggling

for

releasing

illegal fireworks into the castle.

hopping pots in the corridors

Detention was issued.

on every floor.

bewitching books to fly is not

17/11/15

of

20/11/15 Six students were

an

Peeves were received. Upon

caught turning all the books in

arrival, Peeves was nowhere to

the library inside out.

appropriate

way

to

celebrate Library Day.


Students are also reminded

Complaints

be found.

20/11/15 A noise complaint

that all Weasleys Wizard

18/11/15 Use of the bat bogey

was filed after a flash mob took

Wheezes products are still

hex

place

banned on campus.

corridor. Student was given

The full list of banned items


may be found posted on the
door of Filchs office.

was

reported

in

two nights of detentions.


19/11/15 None to report.

the

inside the restricted

section of the library.


20/11/15

An

intoxicated

student was issued a citation.