The Marshall County Book Club will meet on Wednesday, April 5th, at 6 p.m., in the Jim Neu Room to discuss Nantucket Sisters by Nancy Thayer.
The Marshall County Book Club is a non-profit organization with a goal to provide a relaxed atmosphere for adults to discuss topics and books of interest. Everyone who loves reading and books is welcome to participate.
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