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The Library Where Everyone Belongs.

We are Nantucket’s free public library and gathering place, transforming lives with resources and
experiences that support lifelong learning for all.

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Upcoming Events

Read / Watch / Listen

find your next great read, stream movies, listen to music, and more


programs and events to broaden your horizons


explore historical and contemporary collections


The Atheneum seems to have struck the perfect balance between the digital age and the paper age. If my laptop is down for whatever reason, the Atheneum fills the niche. Plus, the new laptops with up-to-date Microsoft Office software are extremely helpful.