Tues., July 5 9 am - 12 pm. Come to the library garden and make beautiful prints from nature with instructor Bee Shay.
English Classes and Tutor Sessions
The Literacy Volunteers of the Atheneum program offers free tutoring and conversational English classes for those wishing to improve their English. Anyone interested in participating as a tutor or a student is welcome. Please call 508-228-1110 ext.113 for info.
2016 Nantucket Atheneum Dance Festival
Join us for a week of spectacular dance-related events. The festival finishes with two spectacular evening performances on July 22 and July 23. Visit the webpage for details.
Author Talk: Davinci's Tiger
Thurs., July 7 at 6 pm. Laura Malone Elliott explores the life of the young poet Ginevra de' Benci, subject of Leonard da Vinci's very first portrait.
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.
Ramp Up Your Skills With Lynda.com
Lynda.com is an online training resource for professionals. It offers more than 3,000 courses on ways to learn new skills and keep up with ever-changing digital technologies. Free access to Lynda.com training videos is available through the Atheneum website. You will need a library card and library card PIN number.
Hoopla Streaming Service
You can stream movies, music and books on the Hoopla service for free. All you need is an Atheneum library card.
What’s Happening at Your Library
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Featured List: Nantucket Film Festival
The Atheneum earned a 4-star Charity Navigator ratingâ€” the highest an organization can receive!