are usually held the second Sunday of every other month, unless
program dictates otherwise. The
is subject to change.
Don’t forget to bring contributions to Hookham’s Circulating Library. Austen-related books are donated by members and circulated for $1. You can keep the book or, after reading, bring it back to circulate to others.
Meetings are held at either Mamie Doud Eisenhower Library in Broomfield (map) or Standley Lake Library in Arvada (map). Be sure to check the meeting notice emailed to you for meeting location.
Deborah Jaffe, author of Among the Janeites: A Journey Through the World of Jane Austen Fandom, will speak to us about her book. Copies of her book will be available for sale (cash or check only).
Sunday, February 9, 2014, 1:30-3:30 pm
Standley Lake Library, Arvada (map)
Sunday, April 6, 2014, 1:30-3:30 pm
This is the 200th anniversary of the publishing of Mansfield Park. Do you love Fanny Price or hate her? We will read and discuss the Austen novel that seems to give rise to the most debate.
Sunday, June 8, 2014, 1:30-3:30 pm
Strawberries at Donwell Abbey — Susan Forgue, a favorite presenter at several AGMs, will join us. She will talk about “Jane Austen in the ’Hood,” a tour around some of the London locations used in Austen’s novels.
Sunday, August 12, 2014, 1:30-3:30 pm
“Finding Comfort in Jane Austen” will be the theme for discussion. As this month is the 100th anniversary of the beginning of World War I, we will read and discuss Rudyard Kipling’s short story, “The Janeites.” You can find it online here.
October 10–12, 2014
Mansfield Park in Montréal: Contexts, Conventions and Controversies
Sunday, October 19, 2014, 1:30-3:30 pm
Austen Potpourri — Talk about anything Austen plus reports from the AGM.
Meeting — Annual Birthday Tea
Saturday, December 13 or Sunday, December 14, 2014, 1:30 – 3:30 pm
Details to come on this fun and popular event.