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New paperback edition of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, due out August 27
In celebration of the 15th Anniversary of the U.S. publication of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, Scholastic is inviting public libraries all across the country to enter to win a fabulous Harry Potter party pack for young readers in their communities. To enter, librarians should describe in 500 words or less the ultimate Harry Potter celebration they would throw to welcome a new generation of readers to the world of Harry Potter.  Deadline to enter is July 17, 2013.   Fifteen winning public libraries will be announced on Harry Potter’s birthday, July 31st, 2013. Celebrations will be held on August 27, 2013

The fifteen winning public libraries 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.

Complete press release is here, rules can be found here, and entry form here.