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“The Forgotten Garden”, written by Australia native, Kate Morton, draws many parallels from “The Secret Garden”, but adds its own mystery. The MCPL Adult Readers Book Club will meet August 30th at 5:30PM in the Stewarts Creek meeting room. Book club books are available upon request at the circulation desk.
“1900: Eliza is brought to a manor in Cornwall after her mother and brother dies. Here she meets Rose and as children they are best friends, but when Rose goes to America with her Neurotic mother she comes back a changed woman. Suddenly Eliza, Rose and her partner Nathaniel have a secret to keep but Eliza can't handle it.
1917: A young girl is brought to the shores of Australia in the war. She has no family, no name and no belongings apart from a white suitcase filled with clothes, a bunny and a book of fairytales. She is lost and vulnerable until a man down by the harbour takes her in.
1930: On the eve of a young girl's wedding her father tells her something, which changes her life forever. The wedding is called off and the girl disappears and her sisters hear nothing of her for years.
1975: An old lady goes to England to try and find out her past.
2010: Cassandra travels to England to try and find out her Grandmother's past. Her grandmother dies and is laid to rest with a secret which Cassandra starts to finally unravel, but is the past too much? Some things become forgotten and some things should stay forgotten.”
- www.theguardian.com/childrens-books-site/2011/nov/26/forgotten-garden-kate-morton-review
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“The Forgotten Garden”, written by Australia native, Kate Morton, draws many parallels from “The Secret Garden”, but adds its own mystery.  The MCPL Adult Readers Book Club will meet August 30th at 5:30PM in the Stewarts Creek meeting room.  Book club books are available upon request at the circulation desk.
“1900: Eliza is brought to a manor in Cornwall after her mother and brother dies. Here she meets Rose and as children they are best friends, but when Rose goes to America with her Neurotic mother she comes back a changed woman. Suddenly Eliza, Rose and her partner Nathaniel have a secret to keep but Eliza cant handle it.
1917: A young girl is brought to the shores of Australia in the war. She has no family, no name and no belongings apart from a white suitcase filled with clothes, a bunny and a book of fairytales. She is lost and vulnerable until a man down by the harbour takes her in.
1930: On the eve of a young girls wedding her father tells her something, which changes her life forever. The wedding is called off and the girl disappears and her sisters hear nothing of her for years.
1975: An old lady goes to England to try and find out her past.
2010: Cassandra travels to England to try and find out her Grandmothers past. Her grandmother dies and is laid to rest with a secret which Cassandra starts to finally unravel, but is the past too much? Some things become forgotten and some things should stay forgotten.”
- https://www.theguardian.com/childrens-books-site/2011/nov/26/forgotten-garden-kate-morton-review

Our bookdrop is closed again today as they continue the roadwork on Main Street. You are more than welcome to drop off any returns to our circulation desk inside the building. Also as a reminder we do not charge late fees, so if you'd like to hang on to them a few extra days until you can access the bookdrop again that's perfectly fine! ... See MoreSee Less

Our bookdrop is closed again today as they continue the roadwork on Main Street. You are more than welcome to drop off any returns to our circulation desk inside the building. Also as a reminder we do not charge late fees, so if youd like to hang on to them a few extra days until you can access the bookdrop again thats perfectly fine!

Here's today's Toddler Tales! The Three Billy Goats Gruff
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Looks like this weekend might be a rainy one, come out and see the bookmobile on August 18th from 2-4PM and check out some books for your weekend. #Spotthebookmobile ... See MoreSee Less

Looks like this weekend might be a rainy one, come out and see the bookmobile on August 18th from 2-4PM and check out some books for your weekend.  #Spotthebookmobile

The bookmobile will be at the Lebanon Housing Authority on August the 18th for a community stop! Come by and check out some books for your weekend! ... See MoreSee Less

The bookmobile will be at the Lebanon Housing Authority on August the 18th for a community stop!  Come by and check out some books for your weekend!
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