Nov 15 @ 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"
Nov 16 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
A continuous reading of Herman Melville’s Moby-Dick. We need readers! If you are interested in reading a 10 – 15 minute segment, Sign up at the front desk beginning Oct. 15. The reading is in … Continue reading "Moby-Dick Marathon"
Nov 17 @ 7:00 am – 1:30 pm Nantucket Atheneum
A continuous reading of Herman Melville’s Moby-Dick. We need readers! If you are interested in reading a 10 – 15 minute segment, Sign up at the front desk beginning Oct. 15. The reading is in … Continue reading "Moby-Dick Marathon"
Nov 17 @ 1:00 pm
An afternoon of relay races, prizes, and picking up trash organized by the Earth Warrior Kids. Meet at the Ice Rink parking lot on Backus Lane.  All materials provided; all ages are welcome.    
Nov 18 all-day Our Island Home
Volunteers from the library read to residents at Our Island Home.
Nov 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Janie Hobson Dupont shows all the useful ways your iPhone can help make life easier. She’ll show participants how to send texts, use the calendar, create reminders, Facetime with family, even identify the stars in … Continue reading "iPhone Introduction for beginners"
Nov 19 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Back by popular demand…crepe paper flowers just in time for the holidays! We will learn (or practice if you’ve been with us before on this) the basics of creating paper flowers. Create enough for a … Continue reading "Class: Mixed Media Tuesday: Paper Flowers For Your Holiday Table"
Nov 20 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am Gallery, Nantucket Atheneum
Beginner’s English class for those seeking to improve their English language skills. The Literacy Volunteers of the Atheneum offer a drop-in beginner’s class every Thursday evening. The class is free, open to all, conducted in … Continue reading "LVA – Beginner English Class"
Nov 20 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Nantucket Community School Parlor, First Floor
As your child’s first and most important teacher you are in the position to provide her/him with daily opportunities to enrich literacy in their lives. Join former children’s librarian Susan Richards to learn how to … Continue reading "Raising A Reader"
Nov 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
In this session, Panchy continues a discussion on the examination of the clauses of the First Amendment that refer to religion. Participants will discuss the ideas present at the adoption of the Bill of Rights … Continue reading "Class: Peter Panchy"
Nov 21 @ 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"
Nov 21 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
Join us and author Betsy Tyler for a special book launch for this new NHA publication. A lecture, light bites and refreshments, as well as a book signing will take place. This beautifully illustrated, 256-page … Continue reading "A THOUSAND LEAGUES OF BLUE book launch"
Nov 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Gallery, Nantucket Atheneum
Beginner’s English class for those seeking to improve their English language skills. The class is free, open to all, conducted in English and no pre-registration is required. The LVA offers English classes almost every week, … Continue reading "LVA – Beginner English Class"
Nov 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Learning Lab, Nantucket Atheneum
An Intermediate/Advanced English class for those seeking to improve their English language skills. The Literacy Volunteers of the Atheneum offer a drop-in intermediate/advanced English class almost every Thursday evening. Please check the calendar for dates. … Continue reading "LVA – Intermediate/Advanced English Class"
Nov 25 all-day Our Island Home
Volunteers from the library read to residents at Our Island Home.
Nov 26 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Janie Hobson Dupont introduces some iPhone tricks and tips that will allow you to get the most from your smart phone. Along with reviewing a few of the many apps available, Dupont will also cover … Continue reading "Unleash your iPhone’s superpowers"
Nov 26 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Nantucket Atheneum
In the 1800s around the Civil War Period ladies gathered scraps of wool and made small layered circles embellished with embroidery to create small decorative rugs and table mats. We will learn the basics of … Continue reading "Embroidery Class: Wool Pennies"
Nov 27 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am Gallery, Nantucket Atheneum
Beginner’s English class for those seeking to improve their English language skills. The Literacy Volunteers of the Atheneum offer a drop-in beginner’s class every Thursday evening. The class is free, open to all, conducted in … Continue reading "LVA – Beginner English Class"
Nov 29 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Easy Street Cantina
Decorate freshly baked cookies for the holidays at Easy Street Cantina, corner of Broad & Easy sts. Decorate in-house (seating is first-come, first-served) to take the kit home:  available to-go as decorating kits 8am -10pm … Continue reading "Holiday Cookie Decorating"
Nov 29 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm Mitchell’s Book Corner
author of What Happens In Paradise and Wendy Rouillard author of Barnaby Bear Series
Nov 30 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Epernay Wine & Spirits
Savor the seasons of the good life as we celebrate CRU Oyster Bar’s recently released cookbook.  Chef Erin Zircher will be on hand to share her culinary wisdom and helpful tips that capture the laid-back, … Continue reading "Book Signing with Chef Erin Zircher"
Dec 2 all-day Our Island Home
Volunteers from the library read to residents at Our Island Home.
Dec 2 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm 1800 House
Create a one of a kind decorative mirror using seashells from around the world.  Many of the techniques used in sailors valentines are transferable, and there is plenty of room for expanding creative ideas.  Your finished … Continue reading "Shell Mirror with Mary Emery Lacoursiere"
Dec 2 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Mental Health First Aid USA is an 8-hour course that teaches a 5-step action plan encompassing the skills, resources and knowledge to help an individual in crisis connect with appropriate professional, peer, and self-help care. … Continue reading "Mental Health First Aid (part 1)"
Dec 3 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm 1800 House
Create a one of a kind decorative mirror using seashells from around the world.  Many of the techniques used in sailors valentines are transferable, and there is plenty of room for expanding creative ideas.  Your finished … Continue reading "Shell Mirror with Mary Emery Lacoursiere"
Dec 4 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am Gallery, Nantucket Atheneum
Beginner’s English class for those seeking to improve their English language skills. The Literacy Volunteers of the Atheneum offer a drop-in beginner’s class every Thursday evening. The class is free, open to all, conducted in … Continue reading "LVA – Beginner English Class"
Dec 5 @ 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"
Dec 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Gallery, Nantucket Atheneum
Beginner’s English class for those seeking to improve their English language skills. The class is free, open to all, conducted in English and no pre-registration is required. The LVA offers English classes almost every week, … Continue reading "LVA – Beginner English Class"
Dec 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Learning Lab, Nantucket Atheneum
An Intermediate/Advanced English class for those seeking to improve their English language skills. The Literacy Volunteers of the Atheneum offer a drop-in intermediate/advanced English class almost every Thursday evening. Please check the calendar for dates. … Continue reading "LVA – Intermediate/Advanced English Class"
Dec 7 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am Mitchell’s Book Corner
author of Right the Whale
Dec 7 @ 9:30 am – 2:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
The Annual Summer book Sale will be held in the Gallery, 9:30AM- 2:00PM $1 for Paperback Books $2 for Hardcover Books
Dec 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am Nantucket Atheneum
People from all over the United States come to Nantucket Island to celebrate Christmas in the charming Early American setting. From the Christmas Stroll along cobblestoned Main Street to the Festival of Trees held each … Continue reading "Author Talk: Lesley Linsley, ‘Christmas On Nantucket’"
Dec 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Mitchell’s Book Corner
author of The Road to San Donato
Dec 7 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am Mitchell’s Book Corner
Wendy Rouillard, author of Barnaby Bear + Peter Saverine, author of Jenny’s Pennies
Dec 7 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Mitchell’s Book Corner
author of CRU Nantucket Cookbook
Dec 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Mitchell’s Book Corner
author of Christmas on Nantucket
Dec 7 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Mitchell’s Book Corner
author of Let it Snow
Dec 7 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Mitchell’s Book Corner
author of In the Hurricane’s Eye
Dec 7 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Mitchell’s Book Corner
author of What Happens in Paradise and Summer of ‘69
Dec 8 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Easy Street Cantina
Decorate freshly baked cookies for the holidays at Easy Street Cantina, corner of Broad & Easy sts. Decorate in-house (seating is first-come, first-served) to take the kit home:  available to-go as decorating kits 8am -10pm … Continue reading "Holiday Cookie Decorating"
Dec 9 all-day Our Island Home
Volunteers from the library read to residents at Our Island Home.
Dec 9 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Mental Health First Aid USA is an 8-hour course that teaches a 5-step action plan encompassing the skills, resources and knowledge to help an individual in crisis connect with appropriate professional, peer, and self-help care. … Continue reading "Mental Health First Aid (part 2)"
Dec 11 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am Gallery, Nantucket Atheneum
Beginner’s English class for those seeking to improve their English language skills. The Literacy Volunteers of the Atheneum offer a drop-in beginner’s class every Thursday evening. The class is free, open to all, conducted in … Continue reading "LVA – Beginner English Class"
Dec 12 @ 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"
Dec 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Gallery, Nantucket Atheneum
Beginner’s English class for those seeking to improve their English language skills. The class is free, open to all, conducted in English and no pre-registration is required. The LVA offers English classes almost every week, … Continue reading "LVA – Beginner English Class"
Dec 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Learning Lab, Nantucket Atheneum
An Intermediate/Advanced English class for those seeking to improve their English language skills. The Literacy Volunteers of the Atheneum offer a drop-in intermediate/advanced English class almost every Thursday evening. Please check the calendar for dates. … Continue reading "LVA – Intermediate/Advanced English Class"
Dec 13 @ 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. FREE admission with registration. Please sign up online at our … Continue reading "Book Binding Workshop"
Dec 13 @ 7:00 pm The Dreamland
Join us on Friday December 13th at 7pm for the second edition of Dreamland Stories; an evening of storytelling around the theme of Scary Stories and Tales of Things Gone Wrong. This new storytelling program will be under the … Continue reading "Dreamland Storytelling: Scary Stories and Tales of Things Gone Wrong"
Dec 14 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Who doesn’t love a snow globe? We will have jars, small items, and ‘snow’ available for you to create your own to keep or give as tiny gifts. All tools and materials will be supplied. … Continue reading "Makerspace for Teens-Snow Globes"
Dec 14 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Epernay Wine & Spirits
As an ode to the ocean, local farms, and the seasons, meet + greet Chef Erin Zircher, author of CRU Oyster Bar’s Nantucket based cookbook.  Alongside, enjoy a wine tasting showcasing a selection of French … Continue reading "Home for the Holidays: Cookbook Signing & Tasting with Chef Erin Zircher"