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Borrowing the words of Miss Bates, "It is such a happiness when good people get together—and they always do." Check the JASNA and Non-JASNA event calendars below for opportunities to join others in celebrating Jane Austen.

JASNA Regional Events

JASNA Regions host creative special events that all members of the Society are invited to attend. In many cases, non-members who would like to know more about JASNA are also welcome. (For information on Regional book discussions and other regular meetings, visit a Region's website or contact the Regional Coordinator.) 

Regional Coordinators:
 To promote an upcoming special event, contact JASNA's Vice President for Regions, Liz Philosophos Cooper, at liz.p.cooper@gmail.com.

South County Regional Library

21100 Three Oaks Parkway

Estero , FL

Jan 27

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Pittsburgh Region: Guided Tour of Bath

High tea and a "stroll" through Bath

Omni William Penn Hotel

530 William Penn Place

Pittsburgh , PA

Feb 3

1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Orchids at the Halekulani Hotel

2199 Kalia Road

Honolulu , HI

Feb 3

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Lloyd's Chicago

1 S. Wacker Drive

Chicago , IL

Feb 10

12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Spokane Library South Hill Branch

3324 S. Perry St.

Spokane , WA

Feb 10

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Belmar Library

555 S. Allison Pkwy

Lakewood , CO

Feb 11

1:30 pm

Simpson United Methodist Church Meeting Room

325 NE Maple St.

Pullman , WA

Feb 11

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Michigan Region: Jane Austen Bicentennial Exhibit

The Life and Times of Lizzy Bennet

University of Michigan, Hatcher Graduate Library

913 S University Avenue

Ann Arbor , MI

Feb 15

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Marion County GA Public Library

123 E 5th Avenue

Buena Vista , GA

Feb 16

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Toco Hills Library

1282 McConnell Drive

Decatur , GA

Feb 17

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Non-JASNA Events

The events listed below are a small selection of upcoming events that may be of interest to Janeites. These events are not organized by JASNA or its Regions. 


The Life and Times of Lizzie Bennet

The Special Collections Library of the University of Michigan presents a bicentennial exhibit titled “The Life and Times of Lizzy Bennet.” The exhibit, which continues until March 30, 2018, displays early editions of Jane Austen's novels and other historical books, writings and illustrations that influenced Austen and her world. There are many events planned throughout the city in association with this exhibit.

Hatcher Graduate Library, Audubon Room

Jane Austen by the Sea
Exhibit and related events exploring Jane Austen's relationship with Brighton and other seaside towns
JUN 17, 2017–JAN 8, 2018



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