CHILDREN in Sandwell will get the chance to meet an animal man, a magician and the Daleks this half term in local libraries.

On Monday, February 21 Animal Man Roger Pearson will be visiting Cradley Heath Library at 2.3pm. Magician Ron Popple will be at Rounds Green Library in library Wednesday, February 23 from 2.30pm to 3.30pm to amaze children with old school magic tricks.

A spokesman for Sandwell Council said: “A Dalek from hit BBC show Dr. Who will be invading libraries in Sandwell once again.” On Friday, February 25 the Daleks will be at Oldbury Library from 10.30am until 12.30pm.

The spokesman added: “Attendees should be prepared to ask him a question and bring along a camera, as he is not camera-shy and enjoys posing for photographs.”

All events are free and for more information visit the website at or telephone 0121 569 4911.