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Marathon County Public Library Book Clubs: May

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Nonfiction @ Night: “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” by Rebecca Skloot

May 1. Discuss our monthly book club pick about the cells of a woman that were taken without her consent and used to study cancer, develop the polio vaccine and more. 6:00 p.m. 715-687-4420. MCPL Stratford.

Edgar Book Club: “Three Cups of Tea” by Greg Mortenson

May 9. Drop by the Edgar Branch each month for a lively discussion of our monthly book club selection! 11:30 a.m. 715-352-3155. MCPL Edgar.

Athens Book Club: “There There” by Tommy Orange

May 9. Take part in a lively discussion of this novel, about a Native American powwow that changes the lives of some of its attendees forever. 6:30 p.m. 715-257-7292. MCPL Athens.

Marathon City Book Club: “Unthinkable” by Helen Thomson

May 13. Take part in lively discussion of Helen Thomson’s intriguing book about nine different, but extraordinary, brains! 5:45 p.m. 715-443-2775. MCPL Marathon City

Hatley Book Club: “The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society”

May 14. Join our Hatley Branch Book Club in May to discuss this book by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows. 2 p.m. 715-446-3537. MCPL Hatley.

Mosinee Book Club: “The Underground Railroad” by Colson Whitehead

May 20. Join us for a discussion of “The Underground Railroad,” about a young slave trying to find the road to freedom. 1 p.m. 715-693-2144. MCPL Mosinee.

Stratford Book Club: “Wild” by Cheryl Strayed

May 20. Drop by the Stratford Branch for a lively discussion of Cheryl Strayed’s celebrated memoir. 1 p.m. 715-687-4420. .MCPL Stratford.

Women’s Night Out Book Club: “Truly Madly Guilty” by Liane Moriarity

May 20. You’ve probably read, heard of or watched Moriarty’s “Big Little Lies.” Here’s a chance to read and discuss one of her other books with the Women’s Night Out book club. 6:30 p.m. 715-261-7200. MCPL Wausau.

Rothschild Book Club: “Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine” by Gail Honeyman

May 22. Join us for the monthly book club at our Rothschild Branch. In May, we’ll read and discuss this novel, about an eccentric loner who meets two other isolated individuals and forms friendships with them. 11 a.m. 715-359-6208. MCPL Rothschild.

Readers of Classic Lit: “Cat On a Hot Tin Roof” by Tennessee Williams

May 22. Take part in a lively, friendly discussion of some of the greatest works of literature ever written, including Williams’ famous drama. Noon. 715-261-7200. MCPL Wausau.

Teen Book Club: “Ishmael” by Daniel Quinn

May 30. Teens are welcome to join us for a discussion of Quinn’s adventure involving a gorilla and the history of the earth. 4 p.m. 715-257-7292. MCPL Athens

Spencer Book Club: “Little Fires Everywhere” by Celeste Ng

May 30. Stop by the Spencer Branch for an engaging discussion of our monthly book club pick. 6 p.m. 715-659-3996. MCPL Spencer.

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