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Harry Potter: Behind the Stories

Colour A Phoenix Or A Basilisk!

Who would be the best person for colouring? Harry, Ron or Hermione? Share your finished creations with us on Twitter @theriversideUCC @UCCLibrary and on Instagram #ucclibrary.

Harry Potter Society at UCC

 Harry Potter Society logo.

Harry Potter at The River-side

To celebrate Halloween UCC Library's The River-side has searched through its collections for material that Harry Potter would like.

Characters Who Are Real: Books by or about the real life people behind the collectible wizard trading cards

Herbology: What would Professor Sprout think of these herbals and plants? Only Hermione can tell you what a herbal is!

Alchemy: It's not just an optional subject for sixth and seventh years! In lieu of Alchemy try Charms with Professor Flitwick or Transfiguration with Professor McGonagall.

Magical Beasts: What are these fantastic beasts and where do I find them? Professor Kettleburn has the answers!

Beedle the Bard: If you don't have access to his tales try these instead!

Quidditch: Is it in Cork or should I travel further afield? Madam Hooch would know!

The River-side Recommends: Hallowe'en blog posts from yesteryear and spooky exhibitions.

Harry Potter Books at UCC Library

UCC Library uses the 'Dewey Decimal' system. Use the Library Catalogue to locate books relating to Harry Potter.

The Harry Potter books by J.K. Rowling are on Q+3 at 809.8 ROWL.

Harry Potter at UCC Library

Harry knows where to go to find help because he knows where the library is! Help is always there...

Harry would definitely have his student card.

Address of Special Collections

Special Collections, Q-1,
Boole Library
University College Cork
+353 (21) 490-2282

Subject & Reference Guides

See the Subject and Reference Guides for in-depth discussion of subject specific books, ebooks, journals, databases, web resources, theses and special collections. These ones may be most interesting for Harry Potter fans!

Behind the Stories: Harry Potter Blog Post