Library of things, Yoga mat, Acupressure Mat


An acupressure mat is a pad that is covered with spikes made of non-toxic plastic. They are made to press into the skin without puncturing it. Depending on your intended use, you can sit, stand, or lie on the mats.  Some of the potential benefits of using acupressure mats include reduced anxiety, pain, better sleep and relief from migraines.

Library of things, Simpl liftPLAYER

Simpl liftPLAYER

The SiMPL liftPLAYER is designed for people with Alzheimer’s, dementia, or related conditions. It has only three controls: lift the lid to start the music playing, push the big button for the next song, and close the lid to stop the music. Finally, they can listen to their music again.

Library of things, Chromebook


Chromebooks are a type of computer designed to help you get things done faster and easier. They run ChromeOS, an operating system that has cloud storage, the best of Google built-in, and multiple layers of security. Learn more about switching to a Chromebook.

Library of things, WiFi Hotspot


A hotspot is a physical location where people can access the Internet, typically using Wi-Fi, via a wireless local area network (WLAN) with a router connected to an Internet service provider.

Library of things, DVD player


A mobile, battery-powered DVD player in the format of a mobile device.

telescope, Nantucket atheneum rent a telescope, Library of things at nantucket atheneum


All you need is your library card to check out our Orion StarBlast telescope to use in your backyard! The Orion StarBlast telescope is very simply designed, comes with instructions, and sits comfortably on a table. The kit contains a manual, constellation guide, compass, and headlamp. Call (508)228-1110 ext 110 to request being put on the waiting list.