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 24 @ 2:00 pm The Dreamland
From Disney Live Action, director Jon Favreau’s all-new “The Lion King” journeys to the African savanna where a future king is born. Simba idolizes his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal … Continue reading "Movie: The Lion King"
Jul 24 @ 3:00 pm The Dreamland
Woody (voice of Tom Hanks) has always been confident about his place in the world, and that his priority is taking care of his kid, whether that’s Andy or Bonnie. So when Bonnie’s beloved new … Continue reading "Movie: Toy Story 4"
Jul 24 @ 5:00 pm The Dreamland
From Disney Live Action, director Jon Favreau’s all-new “The Lion King” journeys to the African savanna where a future king is born. Simba idolizes his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal … Continue reading "Movie: The Lion King"
Jul 24 @ 6:00 pm The Dreamland
Peter Parker returns in Spider-Man: Far From Home, the next chapter of the Spider-Man: Homecoming series! Our friendly neighborhood Super Hero decides to join his best friends Ned, MJ, and the rest of the gang … Continue reading "Movie: Spider-Man: Far from Home"
Jul 24 @ 6:30 pm The Dreamland
Throughout his three-decade career as a founding member of and bassist for The Rolling Stones, Bill Wyman was known to the world as the “quiet one” in the band. Now, the famously private music legend … Continue reading "Film for Thought: The Quiet One"
Jul 24 @ 8:00 pm The Dreamland
From Disney Live Action, director Jon Favreau’s all-new “The Lion King” journeys to the African savanna where a future king is born. Simba idolizes his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal … Continue reading "Movie: The Lion King"
Jul 24 @ 9:00 pm The Dreamland
Dani and Christian are a young American couple with a relationship on the brink of falling apart. But after a family tragedy keeps them together, a grieving Dani invites herself to join Christian and his … Continue reading "Movie: Midsommar"
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 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm Mitchell’s Book Corner
author of Appearances
Jul 25 @ 1:00 pm The Dreamland
Jack Malik (Himesh Patel, BBC’s Eastenders) is a struggling singer-songwriter in a tiny English seaside town whose dreams of fame are rapidly fading, despite the fierce devotion and support of his childhood best friend, Ellie … Continue reading "Movie: Yesterday"
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 25 @ 6:30 pm The Dreamland
From Disney Live Action, director Jon Favreau’s all-new “The Lion King” journeys to the African savanna where a future king is born. Simba idolizes his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal … Continue reading "Movie: The Lion King"
Jul 25 @ 7:00 pm The Dreamland
Peter Parker returns in Spider-Man: Far From Home, the next chapter of the Spider-Man: Homecoming series! Our friendly neighborhood Super Hero decides to join his best friends Ned, MJ, and the rest of the gang … Continue reading "Movie: Spider-Man: Far from Home"
Jul 26 @ 8:00 pm Childrens Beach
Children’s Beach, located at the end of Harbor View Way, is the perfect park for families and children. During July and August, the Town of Nantucket’s Culture & Tourism department sponsors games and activities for … Continue reading "Children’s Beach Bandstand Movie: Shark Tale"
Jul 27 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm Mitchell’s Book Corner
Author of Under Sun Stars and Sails: A Whaling Family’s Life at Sea
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!"
Jul 31 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Mitchell’s Book Corner
 
Jul 31 @ 6:30 pm The Dreamland
The 5th Dementia, is a diverse band featuring former professionals from a range of socioeconomic and educational backgrounds who now struggle to remember anything at all due to their illnesses. Alzheimer’s, Dementia, Parkinson’s. They come … Continue reading "Film for Thought: The 5th Dementia (w/ director Q&A)"
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 The Dreamland
The 5th Dementia, is a diverse band featuring former professionals from a range of socioeconomic and educational backgrounds who now struggle to remember anything at all due to their illnesses. Alzheimer’s, Dementia, Parkinson’s. They come … Continue reading "Film for Thought: The 5th Dementia (w/ director Q&A)"
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 2 @ 8:00 pm Childrens Beach
Children’s Beach, located at the end of Harbor View Way, is the perfect park for families and children. During July and August, the Town of Nantucket’s Culture & Tourism department sponsors games and activities for … Continue reading "Children’s Beach Bandstand Movie: Small Foot"
Aug 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Nantucket Atheneum
in The Breakthrough:Immunotherapy and the Race to Cure Cancer, Charles Graeber guides readers through the revolutionary scientific research that has brought immunotherapy out of the realm of the miraculous and into the forefront of 21st … Continue reading "Author Talk: Charles Graeber, The Breakthrough"
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 9 @ 8:00 pm Childrens Beach
Children’s Beach, located at the end of Harbor View Way, is the perfect park for families and children. During July and August, the Town of Nantucket’s Culture & Tourism department sponsors games and activities for … Continue reading "Children’s Beach Bandstand Movie: Lego Movie 2"
Aug 12 @ 7:00 pm The Dreamland
In the winter of 1820, the New England whaling ship Essex was assaulted by something no one could believe: a whale of mammoth size and will, and an almost human sense of vengeance. The real-life … Continue reading "Special Screening: In the Heart of the Sea"
Aug 13 @ 6:00 pm The Dreamland
Kinky Boots is the winner of every major Best Musical award, including the Tony, the Grammy and London’s Olivier Award. Based on true events, this huge-hearted hit tells the story of two people with nothing … Continue reading "BROADWAY LIVE: Kinky Boots"
Aug 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Anthony Easton’s film The American in Paris brings to the screen for the first time the story of American volunteers in France during the First World War. Centered on the American Hospital of Paris, the … Continue reading "Film & Discussion: The American In Paris"
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 16 @ 8:00 pm Childrens Beach
Children’s Beach, located at the end of Harbor View Way, is the perfect park for families and children. During July and August, the Town of Nantucket’s Culture & Tourism department sponsors games and activities for … Continue reading "Children’s Beach Bandstand Movie: Hotel Transylvania 3"
Aug 17 @ 9:30 am – 2:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
The Annual Summer book Sale will be held in the Gallery, 9:30- 2pm $1 for Paperback Books $2 for Hardcover Books
Aug 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Best selling author John Burnham Schwartz offers a personal story in his novel The Red Daughter about Joseph Stalin’s daughter Svetlana Alliluyeva who comes to America in 1967. In the book, Peter Horvath, a young … Continue reading "Author Talk: John Burnham Schwartz, ‘The Red Daughter’"
Aug 21 @ 6:30 pm The Dreamland
This artful and intimate meditation on the legendary storyteller examines her life, her works and the powerful themes she has confronted throughout her literary career. Toni Morrison leads an assembly of her peers, critics and … Continue reading "Film for Thought: The Pieces I am"
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 22 @ 2:00 pm The Dreamland
This artful and intimate meditation on the legendary storyteller examines her life, her works and the powerful themes she has confronted throughout her literary career. Toni Morrison leads an assembly of her peers, critics and … Continue reading "Film for Thought: The Pieces I am"
Aug 23 @ 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"