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Turkey Plunge 2021

The Nantucket Atheneum Cold Turkey Plunge may look a little different this year, but our mission remains the same as always: to provide the funding necessary for the Weezie Library for Children to offer FREE, year-round access to programs, services and materials to all library users.

Join us for the Cold Turkey Plunge’s 20th year. Head to our registration and fundraising website, and learn how you can create a team, fundraise for the Weezie Library, win fun prizes, and #PlungeDayYourWay!


Register Today to read the rules for this year’s event (and new prize categories!). Then sign up, form a team, start fundraising, and take the plunge!

Register Today!


Check out our FAQ page.

Business Sponsors

Interested in supporting the Weezie Library for Children as a business sponsor? Use the link at right to learn about the ways you can support the Turkey Plunge.

Corporate and business support is vital to the Nantucket Atheneum’s efforts as the island’s public library to provide a full range of information resources and services, cultural and educational programs, and expert staff assistance to adults, teens and children year round and free of charge. The Atheneum would like to extend our thanks and gratitude to our 2021 Business Sponsors.

Al and Mary Novissimo, Novation Media
Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank
Glidden & Brescher, P.C.
Great Point Properties
Inquirer and Mirror
J. Pepper Frazier Company
Loose Ends
Lucile Hays
Monument Running Group
White Elephant Resorts


I’ve worked as a volunteer for the library for 10 years. I have never found a more pleasant, dedicated and professional group of people. The Atheneum and its staff are a treasure for this town.

- Jane Duffy