In celebration of the 15th anniversary of the U.S. publication of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, new trade paperbacks with covers illustrated by Kazu Kibuishi arrive on August 27th.

Plan a Harry Potter Celebration for your public library and enter for a chance to win a fabulous party prize pack from Scholastic!


How to Enter:*


First, plan an unforgettable event to celebrate this special anniversary at your public library. Then, in 500 words or less, tell us all about it! What will you do to promote the event? How will you decorate? Give us all the details, and we will announce our 15 winners on Harry Potter's birthday, July 31st! Winners will receive:


  • 100 copies of the new trade paperback edition of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, with the new cover illustrated by Kazu Kibuishi, to give away at the celebration.
  • One new paperback boxed set of all seven Harry Potter books signed by Kibuishi for the library.
  • A $100 gift card towards the Harry Potter celebration.
  • A Harry Potter event kit with sticker sheets, name tags, bookmarks, activities, and more!


Thanks to your support over the last 15 years, Harry Potter is a modern classic. And together with you, we are thrilled to continue to bring this extraordinary adventure to a whole new generation of readers. We can't wait to hear from you!


Entry Deadline: July 17th, 2013


*NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Contest open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are public librarians and ages 18 and over. Void where prohibited.