Santa Clarita Public Library Announces Book Selection for 2019 One Story One City Program

Post Date:01/31/2019 4:41 PM



The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane to Be Celebrated the Entire Month of March


            Every year, the Santa Clarita Public Library’s One Story One City program encourages discussion amongst Santa Clarita residents and promotes reading through the celebration of one story during the month of March. The Santa Clarita Public Library is excited to announce this year’s 2019 book selection is “The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane” by #1 New York Times bestselling author Lisa See

 “The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane” is a powerful tale about tradition, tea farming, and the enduring connection between mothers and daughters. The moving story focuses on two women separated by circumstance, culture and distance.

Due to the nature of some of the topics covered in the book, this story is recommended for adults and not suitable for young readers under the age of 16. 

“We encourage everyone to start reading the book now so when March rolls around, they can get involved in our conversations and book-themed activities. We have copies available at every Santa Clarita Public Library branch,” says City Librarian, Shannon Vonnegut.  

One Story One City program events and activities will commence in March. The program is free and is held in partnership with Friends of the Santa Clarita Public Library and Barnes & Noble.

To learn more about One Story One City, please visit, or contact Library Administrator Hilda LohGuan at    

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