When Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince was released in the U.S. eight years ago today (July 16, 2005), the first U.S. edition of the book was signed by J.K. Rowling in Scotland and shipped across the ocean on the Queen Mary 2. We filmed this fun video to commemorate its journey to Scholastic HQ in New York City — this is the first time we’re making the video available online, so watch and enjoy!
"Geek the Library" is helping spread awareness about just how critical libraries are and the increasingly important role they play in their communities. We're sharing photos to showcase what we "geek" -- ie, what we're most passionate about. It's no surprise we all geek books! What do YOU geek?