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Southern Idaho Region: Birthday Tea

Dec 2

10:30 am

Featuring Claire Bellanti

MG 0507 cropped copy3Join us for our 24th Annual Tea celebrating Jane Austen's Birthday where Claire Bellanti will present, “’You Can Get a Parasol at Whitby’s:’ Circulating Libraries in Jane Austen’s Time”. Circulating Libraries of the 18th and early 19th centuries were an important source of books to Jane Austen and a strong influence on her writing.   The illustrated talk addresses how these libraries developed and functioned as well as how they are used in Jane Austen’s novels.

Tickets are $25 per person ($20 for JASNA members). Reservations and prepayment required by November 22. For more information, please email Karin Holland.

This event is being partially funded by a grant from the Jane Austen Society of North America.