Well I guess it’s good that kids are more interested in the book than in the merchandise. Myself, I have just a bit of a collection: 3 rag dolls, 3 mugs, a couple journals and other stationery, a bath towel set, afghan and fleece blanket. I think that’s about it though. I’m much more of a Hello Kitty collector anyway.
The thing I find is that as an adult fan I feel neglected sometimes. (I’m still in the navel-gaving, it’s all about me stage of life.) The only place I know doing anything on the release night is Chapter’s and it’s definitely geared towards children. Wait, actually I read in the cinema’s nespaper that they will be showing all 3 Potter movies that night, but again I don’t think I’d want to sit through all that with a mess of children around.
I guess as long as I can find Potter note cards and writing paper, I’ll be satisfied!