Jun 27 @ 9:45 am – 10:15 am Nantucket Atheneum
A 25-30 minute story time for toddlers ages 18-36 months. Free admission. No reservation required, but program is limited to first 10 toddlers and their caregivers. Tickets available at the Children’s Desk when the library … Continue reading "Toddler Time"
Jun 29 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm Mitchell’s Book Corner
Meet the author of Murder’s No Votive Confidence at Mitchell’s Book Corner, 54 Main Street.
Jul 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm Nantucket Atheneum
On November 23, 1968, near the end of a turbulent and memorable year, there was a football game that would also prove turbulent and memorable: the season-ending clash between Harvard and Yale. Both teams entered … Continue reading "Author Talk: George Colt, ‘The Game: Harvard, Yale, and America in 1968’"
Jul 2 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Janny Scott is the author of The Beneficiary: Fortune, Misfortune, and the Story of My Father and A Singular Woman: The Untold Story of Barack Obama’s Mother. In The Beneficiary, A warmly felt tale of an American family’s fortunes, journalist … Continue reading "Constance Laibe Hays Memorial Lecture: Janny Scott, The Beneficiary: Fortune, Misfortune, and the Story of My Father"
Jul 3 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm Mitchell’s Book Corner
Meet the author of The Enchanting World of Food at Mitchell’s Book Corner, 54 Main Street.
Jul 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Filmmaker, author and conservationist William McKeever is on a mission to change everyone’s views of sharks, mysterious creatures of the deep. His new book takes readers on a pulse-pounding journey around the world and deep … Continue reading "Author Talk & Screening: William McKeever, ‘Emperors of the Deep: Sharks”"
Jul 8 @ 8:00 pm – 9:15 pm Great Harbor Yacht Club
Ten years ago tech journalists Kara Swisher and Walt Mossberg stated that the Internet, as the world knew it, was over. The two predicted that smartphones would change everything. In the decade that followed, the … Continue reading "Geschke Lecture: Kara Swisher, What’s Next? The Internet’s Newest Iteration"
Jul 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm NHA Research Library
Experience a special show-and-tell series of artifacts rarely seen from the vault at the Research Library. Each session will feature different materials from the archives. This is a chance to see manuscripts, photographs, and maps … Continue reading "“Out of the Vault” Lunchtime Series"
Jul 11 @ 9:45 am – 10:15 am Nantucket Atheneum
A 25-30 minute story time for toddlers ages 18-36 months. Free admission. No reservation required, but program is limited to first 10 toddlers and their caregivers. Tickets available at the Children’s Desk when the library … Continue reading "Toddler Time"
Jul 11 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Gallery, Nantucket Atheneum
Reading Education Assistance Dogs (R.E.A.D.) are therapy dogs trained to be good listeners. This program is a fun, relaxed and nonjudgmental way to become more confident and simply ENJOY reading. Our furry friends just want … Continue reading "Read to a Buddy"
Jul 15 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Bobbi McPeak and Katharine Stanley-Brown Abbott share their newest work Cobblestones and Ice Cream Cones, Nantucket in Rhymes, a charming illustrated book with rhymes for young and old, old-timers and newcomers – there’s something for everyone. … Continue reading "Author Talk: Bobbi McPeak & Katherine Stanley Brown Abbott"
Jul 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Nantucket Atheneum
The popular series Outlander has introduced American audiences to daily life in 18th-century Scotland and to the Jacobite cause. The National Trust for Scotland, that country’s largest conservation charity, cares for many of the historic sites that … Continue reading "Lecture: Derek Alexander, Ye Jacobites by Name: Recent Archaeology in Scotland’s Glencoe and Glenfinnan"
Jul 17 @ 9:45 am – 10:45 am Nantucket Atheneum
Our Story and Craft program is for children 4-9 years of age. Children under the age of 6 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Each week we will be reading a specially selected book and … Continue reading "Story & Craft: Opossums!"
Jul 17 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm White Elephant
Jon B. Alterman is the Zbigniew Brzezinski chair in global security and geostrategy and director of the Middle East Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. Prior to joining CSIS in 2002, he … Continue reading "Geschke Lecture: Jon Alterman, ‘Modernity, Saudi Style’"
Jul 18 @ 9:45 am – 10:15 am Nantucket Atheneum
A 25-30 minute story time for toddlers ages 18-36 months. Free admission. No reservation required, but program is limited to first 10 toddlers and their caregivers. Tickets available at the Children’s Desk when the library … Continue reading "Toddler Time"
Jul 18 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Gallery, Nantucket Atheneum
Reading Education Assistance Dogs (R.E.A.D.) are therapy dogs trained to be good listeners. This program is a fun, relaxed and nonjudgmental way to become more confident and simply ENJOY reading. Our furry friends just want … Continue reading "Read to a Buddy"
Jul 19 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Come play with Liz and Ellen as we learn new ways to bind books together. No experience required, all tools and materials will be supplied. Bring your ideas for future book binding workshops! FREE admission … Continue reading "Book Binding Workshop"
Jul 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm NHA Research Library
Experience a special show-and-tell series of artifacts rarely seen from the vault at the Research Library. Each session will feature different materials from the archives. This is a chance to see manuscripts, photographs, and maps … Continue reading "“Out of the Vault” Lunchtime Series"
Jul 24 @ 9:45 am – 10:45 am Nantucket Atheneum
Our Story and Craft program is for children 4-9 years of age. Children under the age of 6 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Each week we will be reading a specially selected book and … Continue reading "Story & Craft: Tutus!"
Jul 25 @ 9:45 am – 10:15 am Nantucket Atheneum
A 25-30 minute story time for toddlers ages 18-36 months. Free admission. No reservation required, but program is limited to first 10 toddlers and their caregivers. Tickets available at the Children’s Desk when the library … Continue reading "Toddler Time"
Jul 25 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Gallery, Nantucket Atheneum
Reading Education Assistance Dogs (R.E.A.D.) are therapy dogs trained to be good listeners. This program is a fun, relaxed and nonjudgmental way to become more confident and simply ENJOY reading. Our furry friends just want … Continue reading "Read to a Buddy"
Jul 29 @ 8:00 pm – 9:15 pm Great Harbor Yacht Club
In his 10th session in the Hawaiian Legislature, Representative Chris Lee currently serves as the Chair of the Committee on Judiciary (JUD). He previously chaired the Committee on Energy and Environmental Protection (EEP), and was … Continue reading "Geschke Lecture: Rep. Chris Lee, ‘Hawaii’s Renewable Energy Pledge for 2045’"
Jul 31 @ 9:45 am – 10:45 am Nantucket Atheneum
Our Story and Craft program is for children 4-9 years of age. Children under the age of 6 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Each week we will be reading a specially selected book and … Continue reading "Story & Craft: Snakes in the Grass!"
Aug 1 @ 9:45 am – 10:15 am Nantucket Atheneum
A 25-30 minute story time for toddlers ages 18-36 months. Free admission. No reservation required, but program is limited to first 10 toddlers and their caregivers. Tickets available at the Children’s Desk when the library … Continue reading "Toddler Time"
Aug 1 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Gallery, Nantucket Atheneum
Reading Education Assistance Dogs (R.E.A.D.) are therapy dogs trained to be good listeners. This program is a fun, relaxed and nonjudgmental way to become more confident and simply ENJOY reading. Our furry friends just want … Continue reading "Read to a Buddy"
Aug 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm NHA Research Library
Experience a special show-and-tell series of artifacts rarely seen from the vault at the Research Library. Each session will feature different materials from the archives. This is a chance to see manuscripts, photographs, and maps … Continue reading "“Out of the Vault” Lunchtime Series"
Aug 8 @ 9:45 am – 10:15 am Nantucket Atheneum
A 25-30 minute story time for toddlers ages 18-36 months. Free admission. No reservation required, but program is limited to first 10 toddlers and their caregivers. Tickets available at the Children’s Desk when the library … Continue reading "Toddler Time"
Aug 8 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Gallery, Nantucket Atheneum
Reading Education Assistance Dogs (R.E.A.D.) are therapy dogs trained to be good listeners. This program is a fun, relaxed and nonjudgmental way to become more confident and simply ENJOY reading. Our furry friends just want … Continue reading "Read to a Buddy"
Aug 14 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Join us in the garden for some ice cream to celebrate your summer reading accomplishments! We’ll have ice cream from Island Kitchen and our prize book cart will be filled with a great selection of … Continue reading "Summer Reading Closing Party"
Aug 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Neuroscientist Dr. Susan Hockfield believes we are on the cusp of a new convergence where discoveries in biology will come together with engineering to produce another array of almost inconceivable technologies’ Virus-built batteries. Protein-based water … Continue reading "Author Talk: Dr. Susan Hockfield, ‘The Age of Living Machines’"
Aug 15 @ 9:45 am – 10:15 am Nantucket Atheneum
A 25-30 minute story time for toddlers ages 18-36 months. Free admission. No reservation required, but program is limited to first 10 toddlers and their caregivers. Tickets available at the Children’s Desk when the library … Continue reading "Toddler Time"
Aug 15 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Gallery, Nantucket Atheneum
Reading Education Assistance Dogs (R.E.A.D.) are therapy dogs trained to be good listeners. This program is a fun, relaxed and nonjudgmental way to become more confident and simply ENJOY reading. Our furry friends just want … Continue reading "Read to a Buddy"
Aug 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm NHA Research Library
Experience a special show-and-tell series of artifacts rarely seen from the vault at the Research Library. Each session will feature different materials from the archives. This is a chance to see manuscripts, photographs, and maps … Continue reading "“Out of the Vault” Lunchtime Series"
Aug 22 @ 9:45 am – 10:15 am Nantucket Atheneum
A 25-30 minute story time for toddlers ages 18-36 months. Free admission. No reservation required, but program is limited to first 10 toddlers and their caregivers. Tickets available at the Children’s Desk when the library … Continue reading "Toddler Time"
Aug 29 @ 9:45 am – 10:15 am Nantucket Atheneum
A 25-30 minute story time for toddlers ages 18-36 months. Free admission. No reservation required, but program is limited to first 10 toddlers and their caregivers. Tickets available at the Children’s Desk when the library … Continue reading "Toddler Time"