10 short films will be screened across the globe and the audience will choose the winner. Screening at the Atheneum Sept. 23, 27 and 30 at 7 pm Admission $10/$8 students and seniors.More info
ELL Tutor Workshop Oct. 6 at 4:30 pm
Come learn about our volunteer literacy tutor program. Our conversational partner program pair students and tutors for weekly conversational sessions. No experience necessary.
Moby Dick Marathon OCt. 21,22 & 23
Join us for a marathon reading of Herman Melville's classic novel of the sea - Moby Dick. We need readers! Sign up to read a chapter at the library. Reading begins at 12 pm on Oct. 21 and will be conducted in three sessions between Oct. 21 and Oct. 23.More info
200 Years of Nantucket Newspapers Online
Our Digital Newspaper Archive offers free access to a variety of Nantucket newspapers dating back to 1821.
Support Your Public Library
Financial support of the Nantucket Atheneum is a responsibility shared by the town and the community. Every year, the Atheneum must raise over 60 percent of its operating budget from individual and foundation support. Please support our efforts.
Hoopla Streaming Service
You can stream movies, music and books on the Hoopla service for free. All you need is an Atheneum library card.
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