Home Delivery

Atheneum to Go offers a book delivery once a week to Academy Hill, The Homestead, The Landmark House, Our Island Home, Sherburne Commons and surrounding area for homebound individuals.  Materials will be delivered and picked up on the same day. Contact our “Atheneum to Go” coordinator, G. Lewis at 508-228-1110, x101 for more information.

Vision Impaired Technology Assistance at the Library (VITAL Program)

The Nantucket Atheneum Library circulates NLS Talking Book Players which may be used while at the Library, or checked out to enjoy at home.  The Library also provides instructions in how to download audio books from the Braille and Audio Download (BARD) and Perkins Library online catalogs. Please call the library at (508)-228-1110 x101 to speak with our Atheneum to Go coordinator, or you can email glewis@nantucketatheneum.org

Assistive Listening

Assistive Listening System is available in the Great Hall. This wireless system transmits sounds directly to a person who is hard of hearing for optimal clarity and better understanding.  The library supplies receivers and headphones for use during programs.

Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair access to the Atheneum is provided via a side door on the right side of the building. An elevator provides access to all floors in the building.