If it's Wednesday, there must be more Harry Potter news?
37 Lucky Libraries Across the Country To Host the Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Knight Bus Tour
THE KNIGHT BUS TAKES OFF FROM NEW YORK CITY ON JUNE 1
Scholastic, the global children's publishing, education and media company, announced today the 37 library tour schedule for the Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Knight Bus Tour.
The Knight Bus, based on the unique triple-decker bus described in the Harry Potter books, will launch on June 1, 2007 from New York City and will travel to 37 libraries across the country over a seven-week period ending back in New York at Scholastic headquarters to kick off the release of the seventh and final book in the series at 12:01a.m. on July 21, 2007.
In each location where the bus stops, fans will be invited to board the Knight Bus and share on video their thoughts and feelings about the Harry Potter books. Select video clips from each location will be uploaded for viewing and sharing on www.scholastic.com/harrypotter.
Additionally, each person will receive a unique username and password so that they can view their own video online.
"We know that one of the most incredible things about Harry Potter is the amazing discussion that it ignites among fans of all ages," said Lisa Holton, President of Scholastic Trade and Book Fairs, Scholastic. "The Knight Bus tour is the perfect way to let fans from across the country share their Harry Potter experience as they await the conclusion of this remarkable series."
The schedule of libraries was planned to reach the largest possible number of fans all across the country during the weeks from June 1 through the release of the book.
The complete Knight Bus current tour schedule is as follows (subject to change):
Friday 6/1 Book Expo America
New York City (open to conference attendees only)
10 am-1 pm Providence Public Library
South Providence Branch
3-6 pm Providence Public Library
Mount Pleasant Branch
9:30 am-12:30 pm Boston Public Library
2:30-5:30 pm Boston Public Library
Codman Square Branch Library
12 noon-3 pm New York Public Library
Bronx Library Center
10 am-1 pm Queens Borough Public Library
3-6 pm Queens Borough Public Library
10am-1pm Brooklyn Public Library
3-6pm Newark Public Library
10 am-1 pm Free Library of Philadelphia
3:30-6:30 pm Free Library of Philadelphia
Lawncrest Branch Library
9 am-12 noon Baltimore County Public Library
The Cockeysville Library
2-5 pm Enoch Pratt Free Library System, Baltimore
Southeast Anchor Library
10 am-1 pm Prince George's County Library System
New Carrollton Branch Library
3-6 pm Prince George's County Lib System
Oxon Hill Branch Library
9:30 am-12:30 pm Washington DC Public Library
Petworth Branch Library
3-6 pm Montgomery County Lib System
Bethesda Public Library
10:30 am-1:30 pm Fairfax County Public Library
Chantilly Regional Library
3:30-6:30 pm Arlington Public Library
10 am - 1 pm Cuyahoga County Public Library, Ohio
Parma Snow Branch Library
3-6 pm Cleveland Public Library
11 am-2 pm Chicago Public Library
Sulzer Regional Library
4-7 pm Chicago Public Library
Budlong Woods Branch Library
10 am - 1 pm Chicago Public Library
Woodson Regional Library
10 am - 1 pm St. Louis Public Library
3-6 pm St. Louis County Public Library
Daniel Boone Branch Library
9-12 noon Maricopa County Library District, Arizona
Northwest Regional Library
2-5 pm Phoenix Public Library
Chavez Branch Library
10 am-1 pm San Diego Public Library
Mission Valley Branch Library
Fenton Marketplace in Mission Valley
9 am-12 noon County of LA Public Library
West Covina Library
2-5 pm County of LA Public Library
Clifton M. Brakensiek Library
9 am-12 noon Los Angeles Public Library
Mid-Valley Regional Branch Library
2-5 pm Los Angeles Public Library
10 am-1 pm San Jose Public Library
Cambrian Branch Library
3-6 pm San Jose Public Library
Berryessa Branch Library
11 am-2 pm San Francisco Public Library
4-7 pm Oakland Public Library
Editor's Note: SO....nothing in the south, nothing in the SouthWEST. Houston, the 4th largest city in the country gets NADA.
This is clearly the work of deatheaters.
The fastest-selling book in history, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, J.K. Rowling's sixth Harry Potter book was released on July 16, 2007 with a first printing of 10.8 million. It sold 6.9 million copies in the first 24 hours.
All six Harry Potter books, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix and Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince have been number one bestsellers in the United States, Britain, and around the world. The American editions of the Harry Potter books are published under Scholastic's Arthur A. Levine imprint.