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Explore real-life locations from 'Harry Potter' with La Salle Library's virtual guide

On Tuesday, February 23rd, at 6:00 p.m., the LaSalle Public Library will virtually host culinary travel guide, anglophile, and former U.K resident, Claire Evans, when she presents, “Pottering Around the UK: Real-Life Locations from the World of Harry Potter.”

Armchair travelers will explore and discover the historic, scenic and culinary delights of Harry Potter’s magical world in this unique virtual presentation.  From the West Country to Scotland, and points in between, admire the amazing real-life locations film scouts picked throughout the best of the British Isles. 

Claire Evans started her love of most things British as she and her mother watched countless episodes of "Are You Being Served," "Fawlty Towers," and "The Vicar of Dibley" on PBS. She went on to study abroad in London, marry a British guy she met in Peoria, and move to England for several years, where she got an immersive education in modern English cooking, pub dining, tea shops, and welly boots for every occasion.

This program is free and open to the public and will be presented via Zoom.  Registration is required to receive the Zoom link.  To register for this program, copy and paste the following link into your web browser: 

If you prefer to connect to this program using an iPad or smartphone, rather than a computer, need more information, or have questions, please contact Rachael Blomquist, Digital Content Librarian, at or call the Library at 815-223-2341.