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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Exhibits at the Undergraduate Library 2009-2011: Harry Potter

These pages provide images of our ongoing exhibits at the Undergraduate Library for the years 2009-2011. See also the Exhibit guide for 2012-2013.

Harry Potter


Harry Potter Exhibit


  • Description: This exhibit included examples of materials available at the library related to Harry Potter and the artwork of staff member Josh Hankemeier
  • Curator of Exhibit : Staff: Josh Hankemeier and student assistants
  • Montage Song:  "Hedwig's Theme" composed by John Williams  (running time 5:17)
  • Date: July 2010       
  • Link to montage:
  • Individual Exhibit Pictures are beneath the Video (below)

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Harry Potter


A Closer Look at the Exhibit

Harry Potter--Fantastic Beasts 

"Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them"
Harry Potter--Cauldron

"What do you get if you added powdered root of asphodel to an infusion of wormwood?"

Harry Potter--Crest

"Hogwarts, Hogwarts.  Warty, warty Hogwarts. Teach us something please!"


"Quidditch Through the Ages"

Harry Potter Quidditch


"Of course, I wouldn't expect you to know me...miserable, moping, Moaning Myrtle!"

Harry Potter Moaning Myrtle

"The Tales of Beedle the Bard"

Harry Potter Beedle the Bard

Harry Potter voldermort close up

"Neither can live.


Harry Potter prior incantatum

 While the other survives..."

Harry Potter close up

 "Sir Nicholas De Mimsy Porpington, at your service."

harry potter headless nick

 Harry Potter Horcrux

"Dobby has got a sock," said Dobby in disbelief. "Master threw it, and Dobby caught it, and Dobby -- Dobby is free."




harry potter chamber of secrets

Harry Potter letters

"Kids' Letters to Harry Potter from Around the World"

Harry Potter sign 


 Harry Potter sorting hat

"Oh you may not think I'm pretty, but don't judge on what you see, I'll eat myself if you can find a smarter hat than me."