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New Members’ Reception

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Credit Lovely ValentineThis wine-and-cheese reception offers new members an opportunity to meet expert staff and fellow members of our energetic, intellectually curious community, and explore our labyrinthine building during a playful scavenger hunt.

As with most events, members are welcome to bring a guest to this event, but we ask that guests' names be listed at the time of registration.

Questions? Please contact Membership Office at 617-720-7604 or

To register, follow the registration button on the right. If you would prefer your information to pre-populate, log in to your My Athenæum Profile. To log in to your My Athenæum Profile click on the profile icon found in the upper right corner of each page on our website.

If you do not yet have a profile, select “New User? Create an account” on the Profile Login page. Members create their own accounts; a username and password are not assigned when you join the Athenæum.

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Most programs held in the Bayard Henry Long Room on the Athenaeum's first floor are amplified and assistive listening devices are available for patron use.

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To request ASL interpretation services for any of the Athenaeum's programs, please contact Hannah Weisman at 617-720-7617 or