Perennial favourite The Secret Garden airs on Friday (23 October 2020) in cinemas and on Sky Cinema, starring Colin Firth and Julie Walters.

It is also, of course, a great read.

Interestingly, it started as a magazine serial.  And the book (1911) was first marketed as an adult title.  Now its enduring popularity owes much to its cross-generation appeal.

The story is perfect for these unhappy times.  Two (justly) grumpy kids find magic and a new friend in a hidden garden they find on a remote country estate deep in the Yorkshire moors…

You can download a full-colour guide that serves as a souvenir programme – and includes a quiz, ideas to spark discussions and craft projects.  All provided by librarians via Libraries Connected.

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Libraries News Round-up: 12th August 2014

Wales Online : 12th AugustVale of Glamorgan | Job losses, volunteer-run libraries and £32m cuts warning as council faces 'permanent austerity'http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales-news/job-losses-volunteer-run-libraries-32m-7602471Stoke Sentinel : 12th AugustStaffordshire | Library consultation events planned in Eccleshall, Loggerheads and…

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