Nov 13 @ 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 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm 1800 House
Its time to make some holiday gifts!  Make two miniature versions of the ever popular Sailors Valentine.  Using a 3″ cherry box create a composition using shells, beads and natural materials.  Bring along any small treasure … Continue reading "Sailors Valentine Ornament with Mary Emery Lacoursiere"
Nov 14 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm Nantucket Cottage Hospital
Nantucket patients can receive a flu shot at the Nantucket Cottage Medical Group physician practice inside the new hospital by taking advantage of the following walk-in flu shot clinics. These clinics are open to all … Continue reading "Fall Flu Shot Clinics at Nantucket Cottage Hospital"
Nov 14 @ 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 14 @ 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 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 @ 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 23 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Bartlett's Farm
Who says you can’t find a bargain on Nantucket? This once a year shopping extravaganza cannot be missed. Furnishings for every room in the house, table top accessories, kitchen items, lamps, art, antiques, outdoor furniture, … Continue reading "Annual Yard Sale!"
Nov 24 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Bartlett's Farm
Who says you can’t find a bargain on Nantucket? This once a year shopping extravaganza cannot be missed. Furnishings for every room in the house, table top accessories, kitchen items, lamps, art, antiques, outdoor furniture, … Continue reading "Annual Yard Sale!"
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 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm Robert Foster Fine Art
10% to 20% off selected items in Robert Foster Fine Art, 8 India Street.
Nov 30 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm Robert Foster Fine Art
10% to 20% off selected items in Robert Foster Fine Art, 8 India Street.
Dec 1 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm Robert Foster Fine Art
10% to 20% off selected items in Robert Foster Fine Art, 8 India Street.
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 all-day Blue Beetle
Start your holiday shopping at our BIG SALE and enter to win a $100 Blue Beetle Gift Card with purchase of $50 or more.  Start checking off your list! In store only.
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 6 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum
The museum will re-open for the weekend with an expanded gift shop featuring the work of local weavers and museum members. It is the perfect opportunity to see of so many contemporary artists for sale … Continue reading "Ninth Annual Basket Festival & Sale"
Dec 6 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm Robert Foster Fine Art
10% to 20% off selected items in Robert Foster Fine Art, 8 India Street.
Dec 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Blue Beetle
Dress to impress with your holiday worst, stop by the Blue Beetle in your best Ugly Christmas Sweater between 10:00am – Noon, we will snap your picture and enter you to win $100 Gift Card. … Continue reading "“It’s About to get Ugly!”"
Dec 6 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm Commonwealth
Come shop an exclusive Mel the Clothing Trunk Show at Commonwealth! These handmade sequined jackets and tees will add some bling to your day and will take your Christmas Stroll outfit to the next level!12 … Continue reading "Trunk Show at Commonwealth"
Dec 7 @ 9:30 am – 5:30 pm Blue Beetle
Need a little help with your shopping?  Spend $50 and receive a FREE Nantucket Pop Socket.  In store only.
Dec 7 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Foot of Main Street.
Meander through our wondrous Christmas Market and celebrate the enchantment of the season.  Indulge in the aromas of delectable food and beverages as you chat with friends and survey a variety of handcrafted gifts and … Continue reading "Nantucket’s Own Christmas Marketplace"
Dec 7 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm Robert Foster Fine Art
10% to 20% off selected items in Robert Foster Fine Art, 8 India Street.
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 8 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm Robert Foster Fine Art
10% to 20% off selected items in Robert Foster Fine Art, 8 India Street.
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 @ 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 16 all-day Our Island Home
Volunteers from the library read to residents at Our Island Home.