May 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am Online
Join Atheneum Children’s Associate Cody Penotte for craft time! She will demonstrate step-by-step instructions for making cherry blossoms from egg cartons. This class is tailors to adults and children accompanied by adults to help with … Continue reading "Online Class: Making Cherry Blossom from Egg Cartons"
May 28 @ 11:00 am
The Dynamic Story of Nantucket, led by 3 time runner-up in the Nantucket History Quiz Bowl on a 3/4 mile, 90 min stroll, Social distancing observed. Arrive 10 min early.
May 28 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Online
Facilitated by Matt Daniels, LMHC A program to support Dads & father figures. Studies show that children grow up happier and healthier with nurturing fathers in their lives. This group is designed for Dads and … Continue reading "Dads’ Group"
May 28 @ 5:00 pm Online
The Essex Gam relates the tragedy of the whaleship Essex, stove by a whale in 1820 in the Pacific Ocean, and of the ill-fated crew. This real-life story was the inspiration for Herman Melville’s Moby-Dick. FREE, Registration Required!
May 28 @ 6:00 pm online
Join Advanced Sommelier Jenny Benzie + Certified Sommelier Kirk Baker of Epernay Wine & Spirits invite you to join them for their free Virtual Wine Tasting held Thursday nights at 6 pm on FB + … Continue reading "Virtual Wine Tasting"
May 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Online, Zoom
Join Nantucket Atheneum staff for Trivia Night on Zoom. Play on your own or create a team! There will be three categories with 10 to 12 questions. Some answers are true/false, some you pick from … Continue reading "Online Trivia Night!"
May 28 @ 8:00 pm
Nantucket’s first & oldest Ghost Walk see 5 of the island’s most haunted locations. Led by original guide; 1 mi, lasts 80 min. Social distancing observed.
May 29 @ 9:00 am
A 2 1/2 mi, 55 min, nonstop exercise walk with historic commentary past spectacular summer homes on Nantucket. Social distancing observed.
May 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am online
Join Janet Forest, Janie Hobson Dupont and Amy Jenness for a tutorial on using Zoom’s videoconferencing service. Whether you are an attendee or running a meeting, the class will cover both experiences and offer guidance on using Zoom features … Continue reading "Online Class: Tips & Tricks For Using Zoom"
May 29 @ 11:00 am
The Dynamic Story of Nantucket, led by 3 time runner-up in the Nantucket History Quiz Bowl on a 3/4 mile, 90 min stroll, Social distancing observed. Arrive 10 min early.
May 29 @ 2:00 pm
The Dynamic Story of Nantucket, led by 3 time runner-up in the Nantucket History Quiz Bowl on a 3/4 mile, 90 min stroll, Social distancing observed. Arrive 10 min early.
May 29 @ 7:00 pm Online
Presented by the Nantucket Short Play Group. Three short plays: Grim Tidings Written by Dennis Jones of Glen Allen, Virginia Directed by Cynthia Csabay Read by: Christy Kickham Phaedra Plank Andrew Cromartie Bill Mogensen Casey … Continue reading "The 27th Annual Nantucket Short Play Festival presents: Best of the Fest"
May 29 @ 8:00 pm
Nantucket’s first & oldest Ghost Walk see 5 of the island’s most haunted locations. Led by original guide; 1 mi, lasts 80 min. Social distancing observed.
May 30 @ 9:00 am
A 2-mil, 45 min nonstop exercise walk with historic commentary down beautiful streets & lanes most visitors never find. Social distancing observed.
May 30 @ 11:00 am
The Dynamic Story of Nantucket, led by 3 time runner-up in the Nantucket History Quiz Bowl on a 3/4 mile, 90 min stroll, Social distancing observed. Arrive 10 min early.
May 30 @ 2:00 pm
The Dynamic Story of Nantucket, led by 3 time runner-up in the Nantucket History Quiz Bowl on a 3/4 mile, 90 min stroll, Social distancing observed. Arrive 10 min early.
May 30 @ 8:00 pm
Nantucket’s first & oldest Ghost Walk see 5 of the island’s most haunted locations. Led by original guide; 1 mi, lasts 80 min. Social distancing observed.
May 31 @ 9:00 am
A 2 1/2 mi, 55 min, nonstop exercise walk with historic commentary past spectacular summer homes on Nantucket. Social distancing observed.
May 31 @ 2:00 pm
The Dynamic Story of Nantucket, led by 3 time runner-up in the Nantucket History Quiz Bowl on a 3/4 mile, 90 min stroll, Social distancing observed. Arrive 10 min early.
Jun 1 @ 9:00 am
A 2-mil, 45 min nonstop exercise walk with historic commentary down beautiful streets & lanes most visitors never find. Social distancing observed.
Jun 1 @ 2:00 pm
The Dynamic Story of Nantucket, led by 3 time runner-up in the Nantucket History Quiz Bowl on a 3/4 mile, 90 min stroll, Social distancing observed. Arrive 10 min early.
Jun 1 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Key Post Corner
The Gosnold Reaching Out Program is a resource for family members and loved ones affected by addiction. Get assistance at these weekly groups whether newly sober, not sober, or in long-term recovery. No fees. No … Continue reading "Gosnold Nantucket Family Support Groups"
Jun 1 @ 8:00 pm
Nantucket’s first & oldest Ghost Walk see 5 of the island’s most haunted locations. Led by original guide; 1 mi, lasts 80 min. Social distancing observed.
Jun 2 @ 11:00 am
The Dynamic Story of Nantucket, led by 3 time runner-up in the Nantucket History Quiz Bowl on a 3/4 mile, 90 min stroll, Social distancing observed. Arrive 10 min early.
Jun 2 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Online
Do you have a question for our staff? They are up for any kind of question! Maybe you want to take advantage of our online services: get a library card or reset your PIN; search … Continue reading "Online: Ask a Librarian"
Jun 2 @ 8:00 pm
Nantucket’s first & oldest Ghost Walk see 5 of the island’s most haunted locations. Led by original guide; 1 mi, lasts 80 min. Social distancing observed.
Jun 3 @ 9:00 am
A 2 1/2 mi, 55 min, nonstop exercise walk with historic commentary past spectacular summer homes on Nantucket. Social distancing observed.
Jun 3 @ 2:00 pm
The Dynamic Story of Nantucket, led by 3 time runner-up in the Nantucket History Quiz Bowl on a 3/4 mile, 90 min stroll, Social distancing observed. Arrive 10 min early.
Jun 3 @ 6:30 pm The Handlebar Café
A support group for loved ones of LGBTQ+ identifying people. Come share with others who can walk with you on the journey.
Jun 3 @ 8:00 pm
Nantucket’s first & oldest Ghost Walk see 5 of the island’s most haunted locations. Led by original guide; 1 mi, lasts 80 min. Social distancing observed.
Jun 4 @ 9:00 am
A 2-mil, 45 min nonstop exercise walk with historic commentary down beautiful streets & lanes most visitors never find. Social distancing observed.
Jun 4 @ 11:00 am
The Dynamic Story of Nantucket, led by 3 time runner-up in the Nantucket History Quiz Bowl on a 3/4 mile, 90 min stroll, Social distancing observed. Arrive 10 min early.
Jun 4 @ 2:00 pm Sherburne Hall
Explore the heart of Nantucket with Nantucket Preservation Trust.  This tour provides an overview of Nantucket in its heyday, and focuses on the portion of Main Street between the Pacific National Bank and the Civil … Continue reading "Main Street Walking Tour"
Jun 4 @ 6:00 pm online
Join Advanced Sommelier Jenny Benzie + Certified Sommelier Kirk Baker of Epernay Wine & Spirits invite you to join them for their free Virtual Wine Tasting held Thursday nights at 6 pm on FB + … Continue reading "Virtual Wine Tasting"
Jun 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Online
Join Nantucket Atheneum staff for Trivia Night on Zoom. Play on your own or create a team! There will be three categories with 10 to 12 questions. Some answers are true/false, some you pick from … Continue reading "Online Trivia Night!"
Jun 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join the curator of the Mitchell House and the Prospect Hill Cemetery Association historian for a short talk about stone monuments and their conservation.  The class will then move to the Prospect Hill Cemetery where … Continue reading "Preserving the Monuments of Our Ancestors: How to Properly Clean Historic Gravestones"
Jun 7 @ 6:00 pm Nantucket Yacht Club
Sip & Bid, auction party, hors d’oeuvres & raw bar, dinner & dancing in the Nantucket Yacht Club — all to benefit Palliative & Supportive Care of Nantucket.  Tickets available (while they last) at https://www.pascon.org/events/dreamcatcher-dinner-and-auction/
Jun 8 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Key Post Corner
The Gosnold Reaching Out Program is a resource for family members and loved ones affected by addiction. Get assistance at these weekly groups whether newly sober, not sober, or in long-term recovery. No fees. No … Continue reading "Gosnold Nantucket Family Support Groups"
Jun 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Online
Do you have a question for our staff? They are up for any kind of question! Maybe you want to take advantage of our online services: get a library card or reset your PIN; search … Continue reading "Online: Ask a Librarian"
Jun 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Online
Led by Danica Connors, who has been reading tarot personally and professionally for over 30 years, this class is for anyone interested in Tarot cards. Danica will cover some of the basics in the first … Continue reading "Online: Tea & Tarot"
Jun 11 @ 2:00 pm Meet at 1 New Street in Siasconset
Learn about the unique fishing settlement at the eastern edge of the island. The 75 minute tour focuses on the early “whalehouses” as well as the village’s boom as a seaside resort and actors colony at … Continue reading "’Sconset Walking Tour"
Jun 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Online
Join Nantucket Atheneum staff for Trivia Night on Zoom. Play on your own or create a team! There will be three categories with 10 to 12 questions. Some answers are true/false, some you pick from … Continue reading "Online Trivia Night!"
Jun 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Online
This is a fun session where we tackle 3 or 4 writing prompts. Facilitator Amy Jenness will offer the group a series prompts in a variety of genres and participants have 15 minutes to write. … Continue reading "Online Writer’s Group"
Jun 14 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Cisco Brewers
 
Jun 14 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Pre-Order a Hardcover Autographed Copy from Nantucket Island. (Include any personalization or short message in the comment section at check-out.) coming June 16, 2020! By the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Summer of ’69: Their secret love affair has … Continue reading "Pre-Release Book Signing with Elin Hilderbrand"
Jun 15 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Key Post Corner
The Gosnold Reaching Out Program is a resource for family members and loved ones affected by addiction. Get assistance at these weekly groups whether newly sober, not sober, or in long-term recovery. No fees. No … Continue reading "Gosnold Nantucket Family Support Groups"
Jun 16 @ 9:00 am – Jun 21 @ 9:00 am
The Plein Air Festival is an outdoor painting event where artists paint together along the historic Nantucket harbor and surrounding area. Each day new wet works hang for sale at the Artists Association of Nantucket … Continue reading "Plein Air Nantucket Festival"
Jun 16 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Online
Do you have a question for our staff? They are up for any kind of question! Maybe you want to take advantage of our online services: get a library card or reset your PIN; search … Continue reading "Online: Ask a Librarian"
Jun 17 @ 10:00 am Brant Point
A popular part of AAN’s annual Plein Air Festival, this outdoor painting event is held on the beach at Brant Point. Rain Date June 18. Details at 508-228-0294
Jun 18 @ 2:00 pm Sherburne Hall
Explore the heart of Nantucket with Nantucket Preservation Trust.  This tour provides an overview of Nantucket in its heyday, and focuses on the portion of Main Street between the Pacific National Bank and the Civil … Continue reading "Main Street Walking Tour"