Entries by Elizabeth Kelly

Access the Library from Home

If the library is closed or you are unable to visit, remember our digital services are available 24/7 on your computer, tablet, or mobile device. You can download e-books and audio books, checkout digital magazines, and stream TV and movies. You can access the catalog to view your account, renew materials, and place holds. Many of our online learning resources and databases can be accessed from your home as well. All you need is your library card number and PIN.

Join the Beanstack Reading Challenge!

Need some inspiration to get your family reading? The Nantucket Atheneum and Weezie Library for Children are partnering with Beanstack to offer reading challenges for readers of all ages. Beanstack allows you to easily track your reading, earn incentives, and stay motivated to read more. Log-in, pick a challenge, and start earning virtual badges, tickets […]

2019 Nantucket Atheneum Board Chair Letter

2019 Nantucket Atheneum Board Chair Letter December 2019 Dear Friends of the Nantucket Atheneum: This is my second annual letter to you as Chair of the Atheneum’s Board of Trustees. These letters are an important opportunity to provide an update on the past year, our thoughts for the coming year and, most important, to thank […]

Saturday Curbside Pick-Up Now Available

The Atheneum now offers Saturday hours for curbside pick-up of library materials. Beginning Saturday, Oct. 10, the front entrance will be open from 9 am – 2 pm. Please note, library staff will not be processing books and films or available by telephone on Saturdays. The Atheneum building remains closed to the public, but library […]

Atheneum Update and Curbside Service

Dear Nantucket Community, The Atheneum staff are very eager to get books back in your hands. The Commonwealth of Massachusetts is working under a phased opening schedule and, in the current phase, we have prepared the main entrance for curbside pick-up service. Our Wi-Fi signal will be “ON” in the garden providing internet access for […]

Online Resources for Small Businesses

During this difficult time, many small businesses are looking for reliable information. The following is a collection of online resources for business owners concerning relief programs, government assistance, and safety. Nantucket Resources Nantucket Help for Businesses and Non-Profits Nantucket Employee Assistance Program Gannett “Support Local” Small Business Promotional Program Massachusetts Resources COVID-19 Resources and Guidance […]

Send Us Your Peep Diorama Photos!

Many of you have reached out to ask about our annual Peep Diorama contest. While the Atheneum building is closed, we are still eager to see your creations! If you would like to submit a Peep creation, you can send photos to lpless@nantucketatheneum.org or text the photos to 508-825-9834. There will be no competition this […]