Local bookstore holds midnight release for new Harry Potter book

A general view of the Palace Theatre in central London which is showing Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Saturday, July 30, 2016. Based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany and Jack Thorne, it is the eighth story in the Harry Potter series and is the first of the stories to be presented on stage. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP)

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — It was a big night for Harry Potter fans. Sunday at 12am, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, a script adaptation of the play which is currently being performed in London, was be released.

This is the first original Harry Potter story to come out since “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” came out in 2007.

Last night,  Richmond bookstore 2nd and Charles celebrated with a release party at the new Tuckernuck Square location.

Harry Potter fans came in costume and took part in trivia, crafts and prize giveaways.

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