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Date:
May 14, 2018
Time:
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Address:
500 Genesee St
Delafield, WI 53018
05 Radium Girls
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Adult Book Club

Monday, May 14, 2018

Meets on the third Thursday each month and the preceding Monday. Copies of the current book are available for checkout at the library. New members always welcome!

Book: Radium Girls by Kate Moore

Radium was hailed as a scientific wonder when it was discovered in the early 20th century, and painting watch dials with glowing radium was a coveted job for young women. But then the “shining girls” began to fall ill. Their employers denied all claims about the gruesome side effects of radium exposure, and the brave young women found themselves fighting for their rights—and their lives—in one of the biggest scandals of the day.