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 10 @ 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 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Online, Zoom
“Strange Signals and a Cosmic Conundrum: Using Fast Radio Bursts to Uncover the Universe’s Hidden Matter.” Nearly every ten seconds, an explosion occurs somewhere in our Universe lasting only a millisecond but with more energy … Continue reading "Virtual Science Speaker: Jay Chittidi"
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 @ 5:00 pm Online
During long voyages when they were not pursuing whales, the whalers often turned to scrimshaw as a way to pass the time. The art form involved engraving images, some very detailed, on whale teeth or … Continue reading "Scrimshaw, The Whalers’ Art LIVE!"
Jun 11 @ 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 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 12 all-day Nantucket Atheneum
Join our StoryWalk in the Atheneum Garden! Then search for some colorful birds in the Weezie Children’s Library windows. The book is ‘Bird Builds a Nest’ by Martin Jenkins, illustrated by Richard Jones. It’s time … Continue reading "StoryWalk-Bird Builds A Nest"
Jun 12 @ 5:00 pm Top of Main Street
We will speak the names of the 20 black folks killed by police since 2012, hold silence, hear from islanders and Kahil Abdurrash on how to build a world where all are known for their … Continue reading "Black Lives Matter"
Jun 13 all-day Nantucket Atheneum
Join our StoryWalk in the Atheneum Garden! Then search for some colorful birds in the Weezie Children’s Library windows. The book is ‘Bird Builds a Nest’ by Martin Jenkins, illustrated by Richard Jones. It’s time … Continue reading "StoryWalk-Bird Builds A Nest"
Jun 13 @ 6:30 pm Youtube
Join students of the Nantucket Community Music Center for recitals on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCD5FqrG-063evmYaCg3P8aA
Jun 14 all-day Nantucket Atheneum
Join our StoryWalk in the Atheneum Garden! Then search for some colorful birds in the Weezie Children’s Library windows. The book is ‘Bird Builds a Nest’ by Martin Jenkins, illustrated by Richard Jones. It’s time … Continue reading "StoryWalk-Bird Builds A Nest"
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 @ 9:45 am – 10:45 am online
A ‘Fun For All’ Dance Workshop!! Creative activities perfect for the young and young at heart, exploring themes from ballet history through movement, drawing, and storytelling. https://nantucketdancefest.org/fun-for-all
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 all-day Nantucket Atheneum
Join our StoryWalk in the Atheneum Garden! Then search for some colorful birds in the Weezie Children’s Library windows. The book is ‘Bird Builds a Nest’ by Martin Jenkins, illustrated by Richard Jones. It’s time … Continue reading "StoryWalk-Bird Builds A Nest"
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 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Online
Island Tunes, Nantucket local songwriters group, will perform a virtual concert playing their original music. To watch the concert on Zoom, click here: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85875594909 To watch live on YouTube, click here: https://youtu.be/vUqt2UFXsWw
Jun 17 all-day Nantucket Atheneum
Join our StoryWalk in the Atheneum Garden! Then search for some colorful birds in the Weezie Children’s Library windows. The book is ‘Bird Builds a Nest’ by Martin Jenkins, illustrated by Richard Jones. It’s time … Continue reading "StoryWalk-Bird Builds A Nest"
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 17 @ 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 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Online, Zoom
Abstract: Most young stars are surrounded by ‘circumstellar’ disks of gas and dust, the initial material for the formation of planets. I will discuss how planetary systems form from these disks and evolve over millions … Continue reading "Science Speaker: Meredith MacGregor"
Jun 18 – Jun 21 all-day Online, Zoom
Welcome to the Nantucket Book Festival’s answer to social distancing. We call it At Home with Authors. We are visiting, via Zoom, the writers we had planned to feature at our 9th annual festival this … Continue reading "Nantucket Book Festival – Online"
Jun 18 all-day online
Teen Advisory Board members meet weekly online to play TRIVIA GAMES! Please email eyoung@nantucketatheneum.org for sign-in information. Open to all teens entering grades 6-12.
Jun 18 all-day Nantucket Atheneum
Join our StoryWalk in the Atheneum Garden! Then search for some colorful birds in the Weezie Children’s Library windows. The book is ‘Bird Builds a Nest’ by Martin Jenkins, illustrated by Richard Jones. It’s time … Continue reading "StoryWalk-Bird Builds A Nest"
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"
Jun 18 @ 5:00 pm online
On this webinar, Dr. Jack Ahern will discuss Ecological Landscaping with Native Plants. You can have an impact on keeping our ground and marine water healthy! @hangten_rawbar is offering 1-2 dozen local, Nantucket oyster packs … Continue reading "Clean Water Topics on Tap webinar series"
Jun 18 @ 5:00 pm Online
Petticoat Row is famous as Nantucket’s historic street of women-owned and women-run retail shops. When did these stores first appear on Centre Street, and who were the women that operated them? The answer may surprise … Continue reading "The Real Women of Petticoat Row LIVE!"
Jun 18 @ 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 18 @ 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 18 @ 8:00 pm
The most popular walking tour ever on Nantucket. A fascinating evening stroll to five of the island’s most haunted locations, led by the original guide. $20 for Adults; $15 for Seniors (65+) and Teens; $5 … Continue reading "Nantucket Ghost Walk – Cemetery Route"
Jun 19 all-day Nantucket Atheneum
Join our StoryWalk in the Atheneum Garden! Then search for some colorful birds in the Weezie Children’s Library windows. The book is ‘Bird Builds a Nest’ by Martin Jenkins, illustrated by Richard Jones. It’s time … Continue reading "StoryWalk-Bird Builds A Nest"
Jun 19 all-day Online, Zoom
William McKeever, author of Emperors of the Deep, will share new research about sharks, including the impact human activity and climate change are having on their migration patterns and their ability to survive. McKeever is an author, … Continue reading "Virtual Author Talk: William McKeever ‘Emperors of the Deep’"
Jun 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am online
Join Janet Forest and Janie Hobson Dupont to learn the basics of attending and hosting a meeting on Zoom’s videoconferencing service. There will be plenty of time for your questions about scheduling your meeting, advances … Continue reading "Online Class: Basics of Using Zoom – Q & A"
Jun 19 @ 8:00 pm Meet the guide at Centre & Main streets 10 minutes early.
The most popular walking tour ever on Nantucket. A fascinating evening stroll to five of the island’s most haunted locations, led by the original guide. $20 for Adults; $15 for Seniors (65+) and Teens; $5 … Continue reading "Nantucket Ghost Walk – Town Route"
Jun 20 all-day Nantucket Atheneum
Join our StoryWalk in the Atheneum Garden! Then search for some colorful birds in the Weezie Children’s Library windows. The book is ‘Bird Builds a Nest’ by Martin Jenkins, illustrated by Richard Jones. It’s time … Continue reading "StoryWalk-Bird Builds A Nest"
Jun 20 @ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
18 artisans, food producers, and local farmers will sell their wares along Cambridge and North Union streets. Face covering is required the entire time you are at the market and hand sanitizer will be available … Continue reading "Sustainable Nantucket Farmers & Artisans Market"
Jun 20 @ 8:00 pm Meet the guide at Centre & Main streets 10 minutes early.
The most popular walking tour ever on Nantucket. A fascinating evening stroll to five of the island’s most haunted locations, led by the original guide. $20 for Adults; $15 for Seniors (65+) and Teens; $5 … Continue reading "Nantucket Ghost Walk – Town Route"
Jun 21 all-day Nantucket Atheneum
Join our StoryWalk in the Atheneum Garden! Then search for some colorful birds in the Weezie Children’s Library windows. The book is ‘Bird Builds a Nest’ by Martin Jenkins, illustrated by Richard Jones. It’s time … Continue reading "StoryWalk-Bird Builds A Nest"
Jun 21 @ 8:00 pm Meet the guide at Centre & Main streets 10 minutes early.
The most popular walking tour ever on Nantucket. A fascinating evening stroll to five of the island’s most haunted locations, led by the original guide. $20 for Adults; $15 for Seniors (65+) and Teens; $5 … Continue reading "Nantucket Ghost Walk – Town Route"
Jun 22 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm 1800 House
In this one day class students will hand weave a small Cat’s Head or Twill Weave Berry Basket using traditional Shaker style weaving techniques that is 5′ high not including the handle.  Students will weave … Continue reading "Hand Woven Shaker Style Cats Eye Basket with Taylor Cullen"
Jun 22 @ 9:45 am – 10:45 am online
A ‘Fun For All’ Dance Workshop!! Creative activities perfect for the young and young at heart, exploring themes from ballet history through movement, drawing, and storytelling. https://nantucketdancefest.org/fun-for-all
Jun 22 @ 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 22 @ 8:00 pm Meet the guide at Centre & Main streets 10 minutes early.
The most popular walking tour ever on Nantucket. A fascinating evening stroll to five of the island’s most haunted locations, led by the original guide. $20 for Adults; $15 for Seniors (65+) and Teens; $5 … Continue reading "Nantucket Ghost Walk – Town Route"