Aug 10 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Mitchell’s Book Corner
Author of the Barnaby Bear Books Barnaby Bear will be there to help celebrate!
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 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm Mitchell’s Book Corner
Author of How Could She
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 @ 6:30 am – 8:30 am Maria Mitchell Association
Join the MMA’s Field Ornithologist, Ginger Andrews, on a unique birding experience. Birds are an important part of Nantucket’s ecosystem and the island is known as an excellent birding spot. The trips will visit birding … Continue reading "Early-Bird Bird Expedition"
Aug 16 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm Mitchell’s Book Corner
Author of Surfside Sisters
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 17 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm Mitchell’s Book Corner
Author of Sconset: House by House
Aug 18 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm Mitchell’s Book Corner
Author of Right the Whale
Aug 19 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm Mitchell’s Book Corner
Author of Radical Inclusion
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 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 23 @ 6:30 am – 8:30 am Maria Mitchell Association
Join the MMA’s Field Ornithologist, Ginger Andrews, on a unique birding experience. Birds are an important part of Nantucket’s ecosystem and the island is known as an excellent birding spot. The trips will visit birding … Continue reading "Early-Bird Bird Expedition"
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"
Aug 24 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm Mitchell’s Book Corner
Author of The Nine and Eden
Aug 30 @ 6:30 am – 8:30 am Maria Mitchell Association
Join the MMA’s Field Ornithologist, Ginger Andrews, on a unique birding experience. Birds are an important part of Nantucket’s ecosystem and the island is known as an excellent birding spot. The trips will visit birding … Continue reading "Early-Bird Bird Expedition"
Sep 6 @ 6:30 am – 8:30 am Maria Mitchell Association
Join the MMA’s Field Ornithologist, Ginger Andrews, on a unique birding experience. Birds are an important part of Nantucket’s ecosystem and the island is known as an excellent birding spot. The trips will visit birding … Continue reading "Early-Bird Bird Expedition"
Sep 6 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm Mitchell’s Book Corner
Meet the author of Tell Me Everything at Mitchell’s
Sep 7 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Murray's Toggery Shop
Meet author Robert Cameron, who wrote the Tuckey series of children’s books, at this book signing in Murray’s Toggery Shop, 62 Main Street.
Sep 7 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm Mitchell’s Book Corner
Meet the author of The Road to San Donato at Mitchell’s Book Corner, 54 Main Street.
Sep 7 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
Meet author Robert Cameron, who wrote the Tuckey series of children’s books, at this book signing.
Sep 14 @ 11:30 am – 12:15 pm Mitchell’s Book Corner
Meet the author of Summer of ’69 and all your favorite summer reads at Mitchell’s Book Corner, 54 Main Street.
Sep 15 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
For more than a millennium, Polynesians occupied the remotest islands in the Pacific Ocean, an enormous triangle stretching from Hawaii to New Zealand to Easter Island. Sailing in large, double-hulled canoes, without the benefit of … Continue reading "Author talk: Christina Thompson, Sea People, The Puzzle of Polynesia"
Sep 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Fungipedia: A Brief Compendium of Mushroom Lore is an illustrated mini-encyclopedia of fungal lore, from John Cage and Terrence McKenna to mushroom sex and fairy rings. With more than 180 entries”on topics as varied as Alice … Continue reading "Author Talk: Lawrence Millman, Fungipedia"
Sep 20 @ 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"
Sep 22 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm Mitchell’s Book Corner
Join Rob Cocuzzo signing copies of his BRAND-NEW adventure story ~ “The Road to San Donato: Fathers, Sons, and Cycling Across Italy.”
Sep 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Edward Wilson-Lee tells the extraordinary story of Hernando Colón, a singular visionary of the printing press-age who also happened to be Christopher Columbus’s illegitimate son. At the peak of the Age of Exploration, Hernando traveled … Continue reading "Author Talk: Edward Wilson Lee, The Catalogue of Shipwrecked Books"
Sep 29 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm Mitchell’s Book Corner
Join Kenneth Blackshaw signing copies of his Birding Nantucket series.
Oct 3 @ 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"
Oct 5 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm Mitchell’s Book Corner
Join Kelly Simmons signing copies of “Where She Went.”
Oct 6 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Join Elin Hilderbrand signing copies of Book 2 in her St. John trilogy ~ “What Happens in Paradise.”
Oct 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Gay Browne is an environmental advisor and author of Living With a Green Heart: How to Keep Your Body, Your Home and the Planet Healthy in a Toxic World, a roadmap for making incremental changes that … Continue reading "Author Talk: Gay Browne"
Oct 10 @ 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"
Oct 12 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm Mitchell’s Book Corner
author of Christmas on Nantucket
Oct 13 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Bookworks
Fishbowl Discounts 10% – 30%
Oct 13 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Mitchell’s Book Corner
Fishbowl Discounts 10% – 30%
Oct 17 @ 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"
Oct 18 @ 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"
Oct 19 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm Mitchell’s Book Corner
Author of Let it Snow
Oct 22 @ 5:30 pm The Dreamland
NANTUCKET BOOK FOUNDATION presents Page to Stage: Mitchell Zuckoff Tuesday, October 22 • 5:30 PM • The Nantucket Dreamland Join us as the Nantucket Book Foundation presents Mitchell Zuckoff, author of “Fall and Rise: The … Continue reading "Page to Stage: Mitchell Zuckoff"
Oct 24 @ 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"
Oct 31 @ 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 7 @ 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 14 @ 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 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"