We rely on the support of our donors for 75% of our operating budget.

Thank you for supporting your public island library.

Athena Circle

$25,000 and above

$25,000 covers the cost of the annual CLAMS subscription for one year.

Director’s Circle

$10,000 to $23,999

$10,000 provides one year of professional development for Atheneum staff.


$5,000 to $9,999

$5,000 provides six months of Puppets, Toddler Time, and Music classes for the Weezie Children’s Library.


$2,500 to $4,999

$2,500 provides book and media delivery service to homebound individuals for one year.


$1,000 to $2,499

$1,000 covers the monthly cost of the Mango subscription. Learn a new language from anywhere!

Sustainer $500

$500 to $999

$500 provides one month of OverDrive – offering ebooks and audiobooks to patrons near and far.

Contributor $250

$250 to $499

$250 covers the cost of one month of quality, thoughtful entertainment via the Kanopy streaming video service.

Donor $100

$100 to $249

$100 provides one month of video conferencing for library patrons and staff.

Thank YOU for your support!

Your gifts are 100% tax deductible. No goods or services will be received in exchange for your gift.

The Nantucket Atheneum is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation. Contributions are deductible to the full extent of applicable tax regulations. Advice from your tax and legal advisors is recommended.