Explore the universe! We are proud to announce the generous donation of a telescope to the Nantucket Atheneum in memory of John and Claire Wall.
The telescope will be available for patrons to borrow with their Nantucket Atheneum library card.
Click to read more about the telescope and upcoming dedication ceremony on Tuesday, June 4th, at 4PM in the Great Hall.
The Nantucket Atheneum’s American Spirit Essay Contest challenges high school students in grades 11 and 12 to write an original and creative essay that explores an American value that makes us who we are.
Read more about the 2019 winner here.
The Literacy Volunteers of the Atheneum offer free conversational English classes for beginner, intermediate and advanced speakers.
Thursdays at 6 pm.
Atheneum Lower Level
Call 508-228-1110 ext. 113 for information
2018 Geschke Lecture Series
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ACK Citizen Issues
The Atheneum’s ACK Citizen Issues section provides detailed information and resources about particular issues that influence life on the island.
Register to Vote
The Nantucket Atheneum offers residents these links to registering themselves to vote or check their staus. By providing more options with this reminder “to register,” we hope to make Nantucketeers engaged voters.
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