Jul 3 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Mitchell’s Book Corner
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 "Book Signing with Elin Hilderbrand"
Jul 7 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Online, Zoom
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"
Jul 15 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am Mitchell’s Book Corner
Book Signing at Mitchell’s Book Corner
Jul 15 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Mitchell’s Book Corner
Book Signing at Mitchell’s Book Corner
Jul 17 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm Mitchell’s Book Corner
Book Signing at Mitchell’s Book Corner
Jul 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Online, Zoom
Join us for the screening of ‘Homeless in the Shadow of Santa Barbara’s Mansions,’ a 10-minute documentary by Jennifer Dworkin, followed by a discussion on homelessness and housing struggles on Nantucket. The film profiles people, … Continue reading "Online: Short Film Screening and Discussion: ‘Homeless in the Shadow of Santa Barbara’s Mansions’"
Jul 18 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm Mitchell’s Book Corner
Book Signing at Mitchell’s Book Corner
Jul 21 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
This week’s reading is Dance is for Everyone by Andrea Zuill – simply click on the link provided to hear a reading by Jacqueline Perkins. When you’re through, we’ve got all the supplies and instructions ready for you to … Continue reading "Story & Craft Grab & Go: Tutus!"
Jul 22 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
This week’s reading is Dance is for Everyone by Andrea Zuill – simply click on the link provided to hear a reading by Jacqueline Perkins. When you’re through, we’ve got all the supplies and instructions ready for you to … Continue reading "Story & Craft Grab & Go: Tutus!"
Jul 23 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am
Join Nantucket Conservation Foundation President & CEO Cormac Collier for a middle moors run stopping off at beautiful vistas and interesting ecological sites along the way. 3.5 mile loop starting at the parking lot off … Continue reading "Conservation Run with the President & CEO"
Jul 23 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
This week’s reading is Dance is for Everyone by Andrea Zuill – simply click on the link provided to hear a reading by Jacqueline Perkins. When you’re through, we’ve got all the supplies and instructions ready for you to … Continue reading "Story & Craft Grab & Go: Tutus!"
Jul 24 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
This week’s reading is Dance is for Everyone by Andrea Zuill – simply click on the link provided to hear a reading by Jacqueline Perkins. When you’re through, we’ve got all the supplies and instructions ready for you to … Continue reading "Story & Craft Grab & Go: Tutus!"
Jul 25 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
If you are planning on attending, practice physical distancing and wear a face covering. Hazardous waste collection events are held at the Department of Public Works – Administration Offices, located at 188 Madaket Road, two … Continue reading "Hazardous Waste Collection Day"
Jul 28 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
This week’s reading is Please Please the Bees by Gerald Kelly – simply click on the link provided to hear a reading by Rashida Jones. When you’re through, we’ve got all the supplies and instructions ready for you to … Continue reading "Story & Craft Grab & Go: Mason Bee Hive"
Jul 29 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
This week’s reading is Please Please the Bees by Gerald Kelly – simply click on the link provided to hear a reading by Rashida Jones. When you’re through, we’ve got all the supplies and instructions ready for you to … Continue reading "Story & Craft Grab & Go: Mason Bee Hive"
Jul 30 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
This week’s reading is Please Please the Bees by Gerald Kelly – simply click on the link provided to hear a reading by Rashida Jones. When you’re through, we’ve got all the supplies and instructions ready for you to … Continue reading "Story & Craft Grab & Go: Mason Bee Hive"
Jul 31 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
This week’s reading is Please Please the Bees by Gerald Kelly – simply click on the link provided to hear a reading by Rashida Jones. When you’re through, we’ve got all the supplies and instructions ready for you to … Continue reading "Story & Craft Grab & Go: Mason Bee Hive"
Jul 31 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Online
This virtual event replaces the Nantucket Island Safe Harbor for Animals (NiSHA) Summer Fundraiser.  They’ll entertain you with music, art, interviews and plenty of animals!. Special performances by Donald Dallaire and Meredith Hanson, a live-action … Continue reading "Keep Our Shelter in Place!"
Aug 4 – Aug 10 all-day
Join the Nantucket Land Council Associates for an island-wide (and beyond) #trashtag (and socially distanced) beach cleanup from August 4-10. The Nantucket Land Council Associates group is organizing a Nantucket Beach Cleanup with a twist. … Continue reading "NantucketTrashtag Beach Cleanup"
Aug 4 @ 6:00 am – 6:00 pm
From August 4-9, the Nantucket Land Council Associates group is organizing a Nantucket Beach Cleanup – but with a twist.  Instead of gathering together, we ask you to join us any time that works best for … Continue reading "#NantucketTrashtag Socially Distanced Beach Cleanup"
Aug 5 @ 6:00 am – 6:00 pm
From August 4-9, the Nantucket Land Council Associates group is organizing a Nantucket Beach Cleanup – but with a twist.  Instead of gathering together, we ask you to join us any time that works best for … Continue reading "#NantucketTrashtag Socially Distanced Beach Cleanup"
Aug 6 @ 6:00 am – 6:00 pm
From August 4-9, the Nantucket Land Council Associates group is organizing a Nantucket Beach Cleanup – but with a twist.  Instead of gathering together, we ask you to join us any time that works best for … Continue reading "#NantucketTrashtag Socially Distanced Beach Cleanup"
Aug 7 @ 6:00 am – 6:00 pm
From August 4-9, the Nantucket Land Council Associates group is organizing a Nantucket Beach Cleanup – but with a twist.  Instead of gathering together, we ask you to join us any time that works best for … Continue reading "#NantucketTrashtag Socially Distanced Beach Cleanup"
Aug 8 @ 6:00 am – 6:00 pm
From August 4-9, the Nantucket Land Council Associates group is organizing a Nantucket Beach Cleanup – but with a twist.  Instead of gathering together, we ask you to join us any time that works best for … Continue reading "#NantucketTrashtag Socially Distanced Beach Cleanup"
Aug 9 @ 6:00 am – 6:00 pm
From August 4-9, the Nantucket Land Council Associates group is organizing a Nantucket Beach Cleanup – but with a twist.  Instead of gathering together, we ask you to join us any time that works best for … Continue reading "#NantucketTrashtag Socially Distanced Beach Cleanup"
Aug 14 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
In honor of the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote, the Atheneum will have a voter registration table set up in front of the building, where Massachusetts residents … Continue reading "Voter Registration at the Atheneum"
Aug 15 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am Eel Point Road at the White Rock pointing to Dionis Beach.
The Clean Team is a group of over four hundred Nantucketers which is dedicated to keep our Island’s beaches, dunes, roadsides and bike paths free of litter. Each “season” (from Daffodil Weekend until mid-October) every … Continue reading "ACK Clean Team"
Aug 15 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
In honor of the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote, the Atheneum will have a voter registration table set up in front of the building, where Massachusetts residents … Continue reading "Voter Registration at the Atheneum"
Aug 15 @ 6:00 pm Online
Tune in LIVE to Local Channel 18 or this page to watch the Summer Grove program: a CELEBRATION of our island’s children, the Club, and YOU – our supporters and Groove-Goers! In 2002, the Nantucket … Continue reading "Tim Russert Summer Groove Program"
Aug 17 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
Three launch events including a book discussion and signing with author Barbara White and opportunity to see new exhibition, The Road from Abolition to Suffrage. In this first full-length biography, White draws on extensive new research, … Continue reading "Disturber of Tradition Book Launch"
Aug 18 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
Three launch events including a book discussion and signing with author Barbara White and opportunity to see new exhibition, The Road from Abolition to Suffrage. In this first full-length biography, White draws on extensive new research, … Continue reading "Disturber of Tradition Book Launch"
Aug 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
Three launch events including a book discussion and signing with author Barbara White and opportunity to see new exhibition, The Road from Abolition to Suffrage. In this first full-length biography, White draws on extensive new research, … Continue reading "Disturber of Tradition Book Launch"
Aug 22 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am Milestone Road! Meet at corner of Nobadeer Farm Road.
The Clean Team is a group of over four hundred Nantucketers which is dedicated to keep our Island’s beaches, dunes, roadsides and bike paths free of litter. Each “season” (from Daffodil Weekend until mid-October) every … Continue reading "ACK Clean Team"
Aug 22 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Voter Registration Deadline
Aug 29 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am Surfside Beach. Meet at the parking lot off of Surfside Road.
The Clean Team is a group of over four hundred Nantucketers which is dedicated to keep our Island’s beaches, dunes, roadsides and bike paths free of litter. Each “season” (from Daffodil Weekend until mid-October) every … Continue reading "ACK Clean Team"
Aug 29 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Celebrate and support your community’s independent book store.  On Nantucket, these are Mitchell’s Book Corner and Nantucket Bookworks. Stop by their locations on Main Street and Broad Street to buy a book – or two … Continue reading "Indie Book Store Day"
Aug 29 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Join Author and Function Medicine Practitioner Moirar Leveille for a discuss about her new book Mind Your Health or Mind Your Death. Moirar will talk about the importance of mind, body and soul connection. She … Continue reading "Author Talk: Moirar Leveille, ‘Mind Your Health or Mind Your Death"
Aug 31 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
This week’s Paper Craft Grab & Go project is a greenhouse you can use to grow your own soy bean! Suggested for ages 3+. Bean seeds and cotton balls are included in the kit, but … Continue reading "Paper Craft Grab & Go Bag: Grow a Bean Greenhouse"
Sep 1 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 pm Nantucket High School
Polls Open at Nantucket High School, Surfside Road
Sep 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm Online
Robert Dallek, author of An Unfinished Life: John F. Kennedy and Nixon and Kissinger, discusses his new book How Did We Get Here: From Theodore Roosevelt to Donald Trump. The struggle to preserve the Republic has never without perils, … Continue reading "Online Conversation: Robert Dallek, ‘How Did We Get Here?’"
Sep 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm Online
Robert Dallek, author of An Unfinished Life: John F. Kennedy and Nixon and Kissinger, discusses his new book How Did We Get Here: From Theodore Roosevelt to Donald Trump. The struggle to preserve the Republic … Continue reading "Online Conversation: Robert Dallek, ‘How Did We Get Here?’"
Sep 5 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Mitchell’s Book Corner
Book Signing at Mitchell’s Book Corner
Sep 9 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
This week’s free Art Grab & Go project is a paper luminary! You will need scissors, glue or tape, and your coloring materials of choice. Suggested for ages 7+. Younger crafters may need adult assistance. Pick … Continue reading "Art Grab & Go Bag: Paper Luminaries"
Sep 12 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am Mill Hill Park. Meet next to Ye Olde Mill.
The Clean Team is a group of over four hundred Nantucketers which is dedicated to keep our Island’s beaches, dunes, roadsides and bike paths free of litter. Each “season” (from Daffodil Weekend until mid-October) every … Continue reading "ACK Clean Team"
Sep 12 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
‘Who needs friends?’ thinks Mr. Brown. ‘I can suit myself and wear my smart hat all day long.’ Try as he might, however, Mr. Brown is lonely. But when a woodpecker decides Mr. Brown needs … Continue reading "StoryWalk©: Mr. Brown’s Fantastic Hat"
Sep 14 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
‘Who needs friends?’ thinks Mr. Brown. ‘I can suit myself and wear my smart hat all day long.’ Try as he might, however, Mr. Brown is lonely. But when a woodpecker decides Mr. Brown needs … Continue reading "StoryWalk©: Mr. Brown’s Fantastic Hat"
Sep 15 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
‘Who needs friends?’ thinks Mr. Brown. ‘I can suit myself and wear my smart hat all day long.’ Try as he might, however, Mr. Brown is lonely. But when a woodpecker decides Mr. Brown needs … Continue reading "StoryWalk©: Mr. Brown’s Fantastic Hat"
Sep 16 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
‘Who needs friends?’ thinks Mr. Brown. ‘I can suit myself and wear my smart hat all day long.’ Try as he might, however, Mr. Brown is lonely. But when a woodpecker decides Mr. Brown needs … Continue reading "StoryWalk©: Mr. Brown’s Fantastic Hat"
Sep 17 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
‘Who needs friends?’ thinks Mr. Brown. ‘I can suit myself and wear my smart hat all day long.’ Try as he might, however, Mr. Brown is lonely. But when a woodpecker decides Mr. Brown needs … Continue reading "StoryWalk©: Mr. Brown’s Fantastic Hat"
Sep 18 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
‘Who needs friends?’ thinks Mr. Brown. ‘I can suit myself and wear my smart hat all day long.’ Try as he might, however, Mr. Brown is lonely. But when a woodpecker decides Mr. Brown needs … Continue reading "StoryWalk©: Mr. Brown’s Fantastic Hat"