The Coronado Public Library is hosting several free events this month. Staff photo.

The Coronado Public Library, 640 Orange Ave., has a myriad of events this summer for kids and adults. Here are some fun things to do.

25, Tuesday: The Coronado Public Library’s newest book club, the Best of the Best, meets from 11 a.m. to noon in the Winn Room to discuss the 2020 National Book Award for Translated Literature Winner, “Tokyo Ueno Station” by Yu Miri. This novel is a surreal, devastating story of a homeless ghost who haunts one of Tokyo’s busiest train stations.

25, Tuesday: The Library at 2 p.m. will host “George of the Jungle” starring Thomas Haden Church, Leslie Mann and Brendan Fraser as part of its Summer Reading Program. The movie is rated PG, and lasts one hour and 32 minutes.

26, Wednesday: The Library at 2 p.m. hosts Paint-Pour Art in its park. Get messy with this abstract art technique popular on TikTok. Teen events are for those entering or finishing grades 6-12. This program is sponsored by the Jim and Bette Sherman Fund.

26, Wednesday: The Library at 2 p.m. is encouraging kids to “hop on your Firebolt and participate in three harrowing tournament challenges” for Triwizard. Afterwards, enjoy some magical refreshments at the Yule Ball. Sorting will take place from 2:00 – 2:15 p.m. on the Library Lawn and then the students will be off on their Hogwarts adventure.

Costumes are encouraged. The Library’s Junior Volunteers are proud to produce this event. Students in grades 6-12 are welcome to join the Junior Volunteers to put on fun events like this. Just ask a librarian at the event how to join.

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