Our library will be undergoing some essential restoration work next week. Specifically, we will be refurbishing the floor of the Great Hall to ensure our community space continues to be a welcoming and safe environment for all our visitors.
During this time, the Nantucket Atheneum will be closed to the public for the entire week (February 26 – March 2).
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.
“I have had the fortunate opportunity to be a Trustee of the Atheneum for the last 9 years, how lucky am I? When I drive into town every morning, I always marvel at how majestic our beautiful building is in the center of town, watching over the comings and goings of so many residents and visitors.
I love the Atheneum because it represents all the good Nantucket has to offer. It doesn’t matter who you are, where you come from, or how you arrived, the Atheneum is a place for all to either access the world through the internet, take a load off your feet and read a periodical or come expand your mind with the numerous creative programs taking place. Basically, it’s my favorite place to be!”