Groups to Join
Membership is not required to participate in groups at the Athenaeum. All are welcome!
Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday
from 5:00 to 7:00 PM
at the Athenaeum
La Tertulia is a group of people interested in keeping their Spanish speaking skills in practice.
Meets the 2nd Saturday
from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
at the Athenaeum
Open discussion meeting on wide variety of fiction and non-fiction works, new and classics.
Age of Light by Whitney Scharer
Letters to a Spiritual Seeker by Henry David Thoreau
The Night Manager by John Le Carré
The Stationery Shop by Marjan Kamali
I, Robot by Isaac Asimov
Moon and Sixpence by W. Somerset Maugham
July: No meeting
JFK: The Last Speech edited by Neil Bicknell, Roger Mills, and Jan Worth-Nelson
Educated by Tara Westover
Sula by Toni Morrison
Bitcoin Billionaire by Ben Mezrich
Remembering Shanghai: A Memoir of Socialites, Scholars and Scoundrels by Claire Chao
Monday Evening Conversations
Meets 2nd Mondays at 7:00 PM
Topics for discussion are wide open, but must be amenable to good conversation.
Reappraisal Reading Circle
Meets Bi-monthly on Third Wednesdays
at 7:00 PM
Open meeting discussing the works of a prolific, popular author of the past whose works are held in quantity by the Athenaeum.
Sep 16 Sign up here
Rolf Boldrewood, pen name of Thomas Alexander Browne (1826-1915)
Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894)
Hamlin Garland (1860-1940)
Francis Brett Young (1884-1954)
The Dickens Fellowship
North of Boston Branch, #204
Meets the 1st Saturday of the month
from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM at the Athenaeum
Meetings are a combination of book club, social events, student programming, study groups, and community service and education. Members are involved to the degree which suits them and fulfills their personal goals. Many members enjoy just book discussions while others enjoy the programming, planning, and activities. We invite you to join our Fellowship and rekindle your enjoyment of reading Dickens or start anew.
All lectures, concerts, workshops, and groups are now online. Please check this website for updates on times and login credentials.
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