Regular meetings are usually held the second Sunday of every other month, unless a special program dictates otherwise. The information below 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 usually held at either Mamie Doud Eisenhower Library in Broomfield (map) or Standley Lake Library in Arvada (map). But other locations are also used, so be sure to check the meeting notice emailed to you for meeting location.

February Meeting
Sunday, February 10, 2019, 1:30–3:30 pm

Belmar Library, Lakewood (map

We'll break into two groups and discuss either Jane Austen at Home: A Biography, by Lucy Worsley, or What Matters inJane Austen: 20 Crucial Puzzles Solved, by John Mullan. Afterward, we'll come back together and report to the whole group on major themes, ideas and questions that emerged during our discussions. 

April Meeting
Sunday, April 14, 2019, 1:30–3:30 pm
Mamie Doud Eisenhower Library
3 Community Park Road, Broomfield, CO, 80020

Austen Potpourri. We'll take turns sharing anything of interest related to Jane Austen — her life, novels, adaptations, articles, books, etc. Whatever enticing bit of Austen lore you've uncovered recently, please enlighten us. Information relating to the Georgian or Regency periods is also welcome.

June Meeting
Sunday, June 30, 2019, 1:30–3:30 pm (NOTE NEW DATE!)
Location TBD

Dr. Regulus Allen, Traveling Lecturer for the Western Region, will give a talk on “Inclusive Austen.” More details to come.

This is also our annual Strawberries at Donwell Abbey meeting, when we celebrate summer by bringing berries and other summery treats.

August Meeting
Sunday, August 11, 2019, 1:30–3:30 pm
Location TBD

Former JASNA President, Joan Klingel Ray, will lead our discussion of Northanger Abbey.

October 4–6, 2019
Williamsburg, VA

“200 Years of Northanger Abbey: Real, Solemn History.”

October Meeting — JASNA 40th Anniversary Celebration
Sunday, October 13, 2019, 1:30–3:30 pm
Location TBD

Details to follow.

December Meeting — Annual Birthday Tea
Date, Time and Location TBD

Stay tuned for details about this highly-anticipated annual event!