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Local Pottermania

Harry Potter book party at Barnes & Noble at the Grove shopping center. Julie Mullen in Minerva McGonagall costume at the store. (Lawrence K. Ho / LAT)
Guards stationed by the boxes of the new Harry Porter books at the store in the Grove shopping center. (Lawrence K. Ho / LAT)
The band Remus Lupins kick off the Harry Potter book party at Barnes & Noble at the Grove. (Lawrence K. Ho / LAT)
Sisters Elizabeth St. John (left) in werewolf costume, Kyrsten St. John (center) in Harry Porter costume and Hillary St. John in house elf costume standing in line at the Glendale Fashion Square shopping center. (Lawrence K. Ho / LAT)
Sothavy Oum in costume at the Harry Potter book party at the Grove. (Lawrence K. Ho / LAT)
Frankie Mezzatesta, 12, in Harry Porter costume stands in line at Barnes & Noble in the Glendale Fashion Square. (Lawrence K. Ho / LAT)
Caeli Matanky, 9, and mom Connie Matanky in Harry Potter costume standing in line in Glendale. (Lawrence K. Ho / LAT)
Natalie Karbeling (left) and Isabella Lores in Harry Potter ties standing in line. (Lawrence K. Ho / LAT)
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