Tolkien Reading Day: Fans Celebrate The King Of Fantasy

05/25/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Henry Hanks cnn.com

Every year since 2003, fans of J.R.R. Tolkien's classic tales have gathered on March 25 for meetups at local libraries, schools, universities and elsewhere to celebrate the works of one of the original geek icons.

March 25 is the date that Sauron, the evil overlord, is overthrown in Tolkien's "Return of the King."

Read more on cnn.com