The end of the wait for the final book in the Harry Potter series is nearly here. “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” goes on sale at midnight.

At Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 1400 Biddle Road, Medford, the party starts at 8 p.m. There will be games, crafts, trivia and prizes.

At Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland, the festivities start at 11:30 p.m. There will be food, drinks, a guest wizard and the announcement of the winner of the broomstick design contest.

Tree House Books, N. Main St., Ashland, starts its event at 11:30 p.m There will be refreshments and games on the creek side of the Plaza.