Dec 24 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Top of Main Street
Join us for the Chamber’s Annual Red Ticket Drawing sponsored by Stop & Shop this Christmas Eve at the top of Main Street. You could be one of our lucky cash prize winners of $1000 … Continue reading "Annual Red Ticket Drawing"
Dec 24 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm Nantucket Hotel
Bring the family to a memorable Christmas Eve dinner in our glass-enclosed Breeze Indoor/Outdoor Terrace at The Nantucket Hotel after the Red Ticket Drawing downtown. We’re offering a spectacular, Three-Course Prix Fixe Holiday Menu – … Continue reading "Christmas Eve Prix Fixe Dinner at Breeze with Live Music"
Dec 25 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Tour three NHA historic homes decorated for the holiday season! Hadwen House at 96 Main Street, the Thomas Macy House at 99 Main Street, and Greater Light at 8 Howard Street will be included on … Continue reading "Holiday Homes"
Dec 25 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm Nantucket Hotel
Bring the family to a memorable Christmas Eve dinner in our glass-enclosed Breeze Indoor/Outdoor Terrace at The Nantucket Hotel after the Red Ticket Drawing downtown. We’re offering a spectacular, Three-Course Prix Fixe Holiday Menu – … Continue reading "Christmas Eve Prix Fixe Dinner at Breeze with Live Music"
Dec 26 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Tour three NHA historic homes decorated for the holiday season! Hadwen House at 96 Main Street, the Thomas Macy House at 99 Main Street, and Greater Light at 8 Howard Street will be included on … Continue reading "Holiday Homes"
Dec 26 @ 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm Saltmarsh Senior Center
Join Paul Connors in a Christmas Sing-a-Long in the Saltmarsh Senior Center, 81 Washington Street.
Dec 26 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Join us the day after Christmas to celebrate Britain’s Boxing Day with none other than British Bubbles! With New Year’s Eve just around the corner, learn what makes English Sparkling wines unique and why they … Continue reading "Boxing Day Wine Tasting"
Dec 27 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Tour three NHA historic homes decorated for the holiday season! Hadwen House at 96 Main Street, the Thomas Macy House at 99 Main Street, and Greater Light at 8 Howard Street will be included on … Continue reading "Holiday Homes"
Dec 30 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Tour three NHA historic homes decorated for the holiday season! Hadwen House at 96 Main Street, the Thomas Macy House at 99 Main Street, and Greater Light at 8 Howard Street will be included on … Continue reading "Holiday Homes"
Dec 31 2019 @ 5:00 pm – Jan 1 2020 @ 12:00 am The Nantucket Hotel
It’s Back! Join us outside The Nantucket Hotel for our complimentary New Year’s Eve “Anchor Drop.” We’ll be celebrating and counting down to 2020 by dropping an anchor off the top of the Hotel. Offered … Continue reading "New Year’s Eve Anchor Drop at The Nantucket Hotel"
Dec 31 2019 @ 6:30 pm – Jan 1 2020 @ 12:30 am The Nantucket Hotel
It’s our Eighth Annual New Year’s Eve Celebration! Join us for a fun evening, waving good-bye to 2019 and saying hello to 2020 in our Grand Ballroom on December 31st. This year’s theme is “Under … Continue reading "Gala, Under the Sea New Year’s Eve Dinner & Dance (or Dance-Only) Party at The Nantucket Hotel"
Jan 9 @ 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"
Jan 15 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Join discussion facilitator Kristin Guay for a conversation about Delia Owens’ best selling 2018 novel Where The Crawdads Sing. Owens’ story has two timelines that slowly intertwine – the life and adventures of a young … Continue reading "Book Discussion Group: Where The Crawdads Sing"
Jan 16 @ 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"
Jan 19 @ 8:00 am St. Mary's Parish Center
The Knights of Columbus will serve a Breakfast featuring scrambled eggs, pancakes, sausage, and beverage, from 8am-1pm on Sunday, January 19, 2020 at St. Mary’s Parish Center, downstairs at 3 Federal St. to benefit its … Continue reading "K of C Community Breakfast"
Jan 23 @ 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"
Jan 30 @ 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"
Feb 1 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm Mitchell’s Book Corner
Join Yeshe Palmo upstairs at Mitchell’s discussing her new books – Trees, Shrubs & Lianas of Nantucket (in two volumes).
Feb 6 @ 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 "**Cancelled** Toddler Time"
Feb 13 @ 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 "**Cancelled** Toddler Time"
Feb 14 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Nantucket Music Center
A Valentines Day cabaret with Diane and Bob Lehman.  Libations and “love bites” will be served. $25 per ticket: 508-228-3352. 56 Centre Street.
Feb 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Playwrights Evan Linder and Andrew Hobgood offer up a zany feast of hysterical laughs in 5 Lesbians Eating A Quiche. The play was named Best Overall Production at the 2012 NYC International Fringe Festival. The play … Continue reading "TWN Staged Reading: 5 Lesbians Eating A Quiche"
Feb 15 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm The Beet
The Beet + A Salty Soul are pairing up this weekend for a Sip + Shop. What better way to celebrate President’s Day weekend sipping + snacking while you shop A Salty Soul warehouse sale? … Continue reading "The Beet + A Salty Soul – Sip + Shop Pop Up"
Feb 19 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Join discussion facilitator Kristin Guay for a conversation about Lori Gottlieb’s 2019 memoir Maybe You Should Talk To Someone: A Therapist, HER Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed. Gottlieb, a psychotherapist, gives the reader a behind-the-scenes peek … Continue reading "Book Discussion Group: Maybe You Should Talk To Someone"
Feb 20 @ 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 "**Cancelled** Toddler Time"
Feb 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 "**Cancelled** Toddler Time"
Mar 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 "**Cancelled** Toddler Time"
Mar 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 "**Cancelled** Toddler Time"
Mar 15 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
Nantucket Atheneum’s annual One Book One Island community reading program. This year’s selection is The Overstory by Richard Powers. Includes conversation, displays, food, music – Aidan Sherry & Jason Sullivan guitar duo and the Nantucket … Continue reading "**Cancled** One Book One Island Closing Celebration"
Mar 19 @ 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 "**Cancelled** Toddler Time"
Mar 21 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
“We All Speak Moby-Dick” celebrates the diversity of the island through literature. This program features readings of select chapters of Moby-Dick in multiple languages. Participants will be assigned sections in a language of their choosing … Continue reading "**POSTPONED** “We All Speak Moby-Dick”: A Multilingual Reading Event"
Mar 25 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Join discussion facilitator Kristin Guay for a conversation aboutGeorge Saunders’ 2019 short story Fox 8: A Story. Fox 8 is a darkly comic short story about the unintended consequences unleashed by our quest to tame the natural … Continue reading "**CANCELLED** Book Discussion Group: Fox 8: A Story"
Mar 26 @ 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 "**Cancelled** Toddler Time"
Apr 3 @ 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm Online Virtualy
Join us for a listening session of a piece of short literary work being read out. Follow this link: https://zoom.us/j/151173481
Apr 4 @ 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm Online Virtualy
Join us for a listening session of a piece of short literary work being read out. Follow this link: https://zoom.us/j/151173481
Apr 6 @ 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm Online Virtualy
Join us for a listening session of a piece of short literary work being read out. Follow this link: https://zoom.us/j/151173481
Apr 7 @ 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm Online Virtualy
Join us for a listening session of a piece of short literary work being read out. Follow this link: https://zoom.us/j/151173481
Apr 8 @ 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm Online Virtualy
Join us for a listening session of a piece of short literary work being read out. Follow this link: https://zoom.us/j/151173481
Apr 9 @ 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm Online Virtualy
Join us for a listening session of a piece of short literary work being read out. Follow this link: https://zoom.us/j/151173481
Apr 10 @ 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm Online Virtualy
Join us for a listening session of a piece of short literary work being read out. Follow this link: https://zoom.us/j/151173481
Apr 11 @ 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm Online Virtualy
Join us for a listening session of a piece of short literary work being read out. Follow this link: https://zoom.us/j/151173481
Apr 13 @ 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm Online Virtualy
Join us for a listening session of a piece of short literary work being read out. Follow this link: https://zoom.us/j/151173481
Apr 14 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Online, Zoom
Are you looking to get a library card? reset your PIN? Want guidance on using the many online services available through our website? We’re here for you. A panel of Atheneum librarians will be available … Continue reading "Online: Ask A Librarian"
Apr 15 @ 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm Online Virtualy
Join us for a listening session of a piece of short literary work being read out. Follow this link: https://zoom.us/j/151173481
Apr 15 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Online
Join discussion facilitator Kristin Guay for an online conversation about Alex Michaelides mystery The Silent Patient. Alicia Berenson’s life is seemingly perfect. A famous painter married to an in-demand fashion photographer, she lives in a … Continue reading "Book Discussion Group: The Silent Patient"
Apr 25 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm Mitchell’s Book Corner
Join Christin Brecher author of Murder Makes Scents and Bretworth Barry Apthorp author of Maise and the Nantucket Daffodil Parade on Daffy Saturday April 25th from 10:30AM – 12PM at Mitchell’s Book Corner.
May 13 – May 17 all-day
For over twenty years, the Nantucket Wine & Food Festival has brought distinguished winemakers and chefs together for a world-class epicurean celebration. Over the course of five days, the island comes alive with prestigious tastings, … Continue reading "**CANCELLED** Nantucket Wine and Food Festival"
May 20 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Join discussion facilitator Kristin Guay for a conversation about Alex Michaelides mystery The Silent Patient. Alicia Berenson’s life is seemingly perfect. A famous painter married to an in-demand fashion photographer, she lives in a grand … Continue reading "Book Discussion Group: The Silent Patient"
May 20 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Online, Zoom
Join Janet Forest and Amy Jenness of the adult programs dept., and Lincoln Thurber, of the reference department, for an informal discussion about books they have just read. Amy and Janet have been reading classic … Continue reading "Reader Roundtable: What are you reading?"
May 21 @ 6:00 pm online
Join Advanced Sommelier Jenny Benzie + Certified Sommelier Kirk Baker of Epernay Wine & Spirits invite you to join them for their free Virtual Wine Tasting held Thursday nights at 6 pm on FB + … Continue reading "Virtual Wine Tasting"