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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.

The Nantucket Atheneum Dance Festival 2022

Nantucket Atheneum presents the Dance Festival!

JULY 18 – 23, 2022

Tickets ON SALE JULY 1st

Please join us as we celebrate 15 years of exceptional artistry on Nantucket!


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What good is a limitless supply of novels if you don’t know where to begin reading them? This is the situation in which I found myself. And then the fun began as one librarian after another offered outstanding recommendations.

- David Dickson