Aug
8
Tue
La Tertulia
Aug 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

La Tertulia is a group of members interested in keeping their Spanish speaking skills in practice. They meet on 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month.

Aug
11
Fri
Summer Salon: Lazy, Hazy Crazy: Stories of Summer
Aug 11 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Lazy, Hazy, Crazy: Stories of Summer

A summer edition of the Athenaeum’s storytelling series, where people tell true stories live without notes. A special version of the Athenaeum’s summer salon, this event features stories by Alison Gerber, Marc Levy, Joe McGurn, Dann Anthony Maurno, Gwen Rosemond, and Priscilla Swain. Hosted by J.D. Scrimgeour.

Aug
12
Sat
Book Group
Aug 12 @ 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.

Aug
22
Tue
La Tertulia
Aug 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

La Tertulia is a group of members interested in keeping their Spanish speaking skills in practice. They meet on 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month.

Aug
25
Fri
Summer Salon: Early Literacy Advocates
Aug 25 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

According to Reading Is Fundamental, over 93 million adults in the U.S. read at or below the basic level needed to contribute successfully to society. Literacy remains a core educational and social issue. This salon shines a light on local efforts to improve literacy by fostering a love of reading at an early age. Join us this Friday for the final salon of the summer, which will be indoors.

Jan Plourde is founder and director of The REAL Program, which serves children and their families in Lynn with free books, literacy support, homework assistance and enrichment activities.

 

Dr. Walsh, member of the Salem School Committee, is founder of the Parent-Child Home Program and the Early Childhood Center. He started both while Title 1 Director for Salem and continues to be involved.
Sep
8
Fri
Members Preview—Book Sale
Sep 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Mark your calendars for the best book sale of the Fall!

Members, plus one guest, have the opportunity to attend the Member’s Preview Book Sale on Friday night, before it opens to the public on Saturday morning.

Reserve at the link above.

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The public book sale is Saturday and Sunday.

Teachers with ID may receive free books for their classroom.

Proceeds benefit the Athenaeum collections and educational programs.

Donations to the book sale may be delivered to the Athenaeum during normal open hours now through September 7.

Sep
9
Sat
Book Group
Sep 9 @ 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.

Sep
12
Tue
La Tertulia
Sep 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

La Tertulia is a group of members interested in keeping their Spanish speaking skills in practice. They meet on 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month.

Sep
26
Tue
La Tertulia
Sep 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

La Tertulia is a group of members interested in keeping their Spanish speaking skills in practice. They meet on 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month.

Oct
4
Wed
Introducing Salem Artist Quinton Oliver Jones (1903-1999)
Oct 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

This lecture presented by Connie Gephart orients viewers to the Athenaeum’s Fall-Winter Exhibit of Quinton Oliver Jones.

Salem native Quinton Oliver Jones (1903-1999), was a reclusive Harvard-trained artist whose paintings and sculptures filled his home to the brim. This Fall the Salem Athenaeum presents an exhibition drawn from Quinton’s body of work, most of which has never been seen by the public before. Discover his colorful, fantastical visions and learn about the world in which he lived and drew inspiration for his artwork.