Program of Events


Registration is at 10:15 a.m. at St. Phillip’s Anglican Church Fireside Room, 3737 West 27th Ave., Vancouver, B.C.

Meetings get underway at 10:30. Meeting fee is $5.00.

2018 season:

Next meeting:


June 16:

Great summer reads for a song! Book bargains galore! Time to declutter your bookshelves and bring your contributions to our annual “Books and Berries” June meeting. Unbeatable prices – paperbacks for $1 and hard covers for $2. Plus – hear all about some books  members enjoyed this year.  As usual we will have a selection of scrumptious desserts featuring berries of the season contributed by our Programme Committee to round out our fabulous finger food pot-luck lunch offered by members.

No meetings in July and August.

Fall meeting dates now confirmed:

September 15, October 27, November 17, December 15 (Jane Austen birthday party – don’t miss the festive offerings).

After our regular January hiatus, we will gather for the first 2019 meeting on Feb. 9 to be followed by  March 9, April 13 (Jane Austen Day), May 11 and June 15.


Sunday, Aug. 12, come to the Mount Pleasant Library Meeting Room at l Kingsway to hear Emma J. Clery, Professor of English from the University of Southampton and author of “Jane Austen: The Banker’s Sister” give a talk entitled “Austen & Co.: The bank that launched a literary career.” Free admission and all are welcome. A limited number of tickets to a tea following this talk may be purchased from the Regional Coordinator at

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