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The Salem Ancestry Talk Show: The Photo Detective & The Story Teller 6:00 pm
The Salem Ancestry Talk Show: The Photo Detective & The Story Teller
May 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The Salem Ancestry Talk Show: The Photo Detective & The Story Teller @ Salem Athenaeum—Online
A Salem Ancestry Days Event! Please join us for a moderated Zoom show with special guests Maureen Taylor, The Photo Detective, and James McAllister the official Historian of Salem. Do you have a box of … Continued
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Monday Evening Conversations 7:00 pm
Monday Evening Conversations
May 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Monday Evening Conversations Group meets on the second Monday of the month at 7:00 PM. All members and other interested parties are invited. It may be of interest to know that the The Social … Continued
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Writers’ Open Studio 8:40 am
Writers’ Open Studio
May 4 @ 8:40 am – 11:30 am
Weekly Writing Studios at the Salem Athenaeum. The building will be open from 8:40-11:30 every Tuesday (unless announced otherwise). Feel free to come by and write in a quiet peaceful setting. Come for as long … Continued
Salem Writers’ Group 7:30 pm
Salem Writers’ Group
May 4 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
All are welcome to bring work-in-progress to share with the group for feedback. The group is facilitated by J.D. Scrimgeour, Professor of English, Salem State University.
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211th Annual Meeting 7:00 pm
211th Annual Meeting
May 5 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
211th Annual Meeting of the Proprietors of the Salem Athenaeum and election of officers and new trustees. All members in good standing are welcome to attend. The meeting will be held via Zoom. You may … Continued
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Book Group 11:00 am
Book Group
May 8 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Discussion group meets on the second Saturday of the month at 11:00 a.m. View the reading list.
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Writing Group: The Monday Group 7:00 pm
Writing Group: The Monday Group
May 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Monday Group offers support and feedback for adult writers under 40 at the beginnings of their careers. Those interested should contact leader Blake Campbell (blakecampbell1919@gmail.com) to assess whether this group is right for you.
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Writers’ Open Studio 8:40 am
Writers’ Open Studio
May 11 @ 8:40 am – 11:30 am
Weekly Writing Studios at the Salem Athenaeum. The building will be open from 8:40-11:30 every Tuesday (unless announced otherwise). Feel free to come by and write in a quiet peaceful setting. Come for as long … Continued
La Tertulia 5:00 pm
La Tertulia
May 11 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
La Tertulia is a group of members interested in keeping their Spanish speaking skills in practice. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday from 5:00 to 7:00 PM
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Sandell Morse—The Spiral Shell: A Double Journey, One Outward, One Inward 7:00 pm
Sandell Morse—The Spiral Shell: A Double Journey, One Outward, One Inward
May 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
The Spiral Shell: A French Village Reveals Its Secrets of Jewish Resistance in World War II There are times in each of our lives when we make a journey that takes us beyond the physical … Continued
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Monday Evening Conversations 7:00 pm
Monday Evening Conversations
May 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Monday Evening Conversations Group meets on the second Monday of the month at 7:00 PM. All members and other interested parties are invited. It may be of interest to know that the The Social … Continued
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Writers’ Open Studio 8:40 am
Writers’ Open Studio
May 18 @ 8:40 am – 11:30 am
Weekly Writing Studios at the Salem Athenaeum. The building will be open from 8:40-11:30 every Tuesday (unless announced otherwise). Feel free to come by and write in a quiet peaceful setting. Come for as long … Continued
Salem Writers’ Group 7:30 pm
Salem Writers’ Group
May 18 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
All are welcome to bring work-in-progress to share with the group for feedback. The group is facilitated by J.D. Scrimgeour, Professor of English, Salem State University.
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Chris Bohjalian and Brunonia Barry in Conversation: Hour of the Witch 7:00 pm
Chris Bohjalian and Brunonia Barry in Conversation: Hour of the Witch
May 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Chris Bohjalian  and Brunonia Barry in Conversation: Hour of the Witch @ Salem Athenaeum—Online
Salem Literary Festival Fundraiser Bestselling author Chris Bohjalian celebrates the launch of his latest book, Hour of the Witch,  in conversation with bestselling author and pillar of Salem Lit Fest, Brunonia Barry. A riveting novel … Continued
Reappraisal Reading Circle: Francis Brett Young 7:00 pm
Reappraisal Reading Circle: Francis Brett Young
May 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The discussion at the May meeting will be about the works of Francis Brett Young (1884-1954). An English novelist and poet, Young also was a medical doctor and served in World War I and traveled … Continued
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Any Book Group 7:00 pm
Any Book Group
May 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
What are you reading? This is new discussion group is for readers of all genres. We all share a love for books–classics, mysteries, sci-fi, memoir, poetry–whatever genre you are reading now, come prepared to share! … Continued
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Writers’ Open Studio 8:40 am
Writers’ Open Studio
May 25 @ 8:40 am – 11:30 am
Weekly Writing Studios at the Salem Athenaeum. The building will be open from 8:40-11:30 every Tuesday (unless announced otherwise). Feel free to come by and write in a quiet peaceful setting. Come for as long … Continued
La Tertulia 5:00 pm
La Tertulia
May 25 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
La Tertulia is a group of members interested in keeping their Spanish speaking skills in practice. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday from 5:00 to 7:00 PM (new time as of May 2020)
Incessant Pipe: Poetry Salon 7:00 pm
Incessant Pipe: Poetry Salon
May 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Incessant Pipe Poetry Salon will meet upstairs in the Salem Athenaeum. “The Pipe” is a space to read poetry, yours or others, and discuss everything from the price of tea in China to quantum … Continued
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Monday Evening Conversations 7:00 pm
Monday Evening Conversations
May 31 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Monday Evening Conversations Group meets on the second Monday of the month at 7:00 PM. All members and other interested parties are invited. It may be of interest to know that the The Social … Continued