Welcome to JASNA Dayton

JASNA Dayton is the regional branch of the Jane Austen Society of North America, a non-profit organization dedicated to the enjoyment and appreciation of Jane Austen and her writing. Founded in 1985, the Greater Dayton region welcomes members of all ages and from all walks of life who share a love of Miss Austen's work.

What's New? (Updated May 25, 2016)

Pictures from the March event "Mr. Darcy in Film" with Amy Patterson are now up in the Gallery along with some additional images from the 12th Night Ball.

The Reading Group Page has been updated with information about our next year's worth of reading.

Other recent updates

Information about the Dressing Downton exhibit at the Taft museum, and JASNA-Dayton's trip to see it on August 27th, are up on the Events Page.

We've made signigicant additions to the Member Lending Library page — more than 60 new items in all! Thanks to everyone who made recent donations. Check out the Wish List page for other items we're still looking for.

Thanks for visiting!