Athenaeum Music and Arts Library

This library is one of only 16 nonprofit membership libraries in the United States. There are plentiful arts and music books, movies and recordings, and regular concerts by jazz and classical musicians.

Free concerts held at noon every other Monday from fall through spring, with a total of 15 per year. The concerts feature both classical chamber groups and jazz musicians. No need for tickets or reservations, just get there early and line up at the side door.

Upcoming Events

  • December Book Sale

    Wednesday, December 12, 10:00 a.m.

  • December Book Sale

    Thursday, December 13, 10:00 a.m.

  • December Book Sale

    Friday, December 14, 10:00 a.m.

  • December Book Sale

    Saturday, December 15, 10:00 a.m.

  • December Book Sale

    Tuesday, December 18, 10:00 a.m.

  • December Book Sale

    Wednesday, December 19, 10:00 a.m.

  • December Book Sale

    Thursday, December 20, 10:00 a.m.

  • December Book Sale

    Friday, December 21, 10:00 a.m.

  • December Book Sale

    Saturday, December 22, 10:00 a.m.

  • December Book Sale

    Thursday, December 27, 10:00 a.m.

  • December Book Sale

    Friday, December 28, 10:00 a.m.

  • December Book Sale

    Saturday, December 29, 10:00 a.m.

  • Leonardo: Emergence of Realism, Giotto

    Monday, January 14, 7:30 p.m.

  • Leonardo: Emergence of Realism, Giotto

    Thursday, January 17, 7:30 p.m.

  • Cuong Vu Trio

    Sunday, January 20, 7:30 p.m.

  • Leonardo: Tracing the Arc of the Renaissance

    Monday, January 21, 7:30 p.m.

  • Sheila Jordan

    Thursday, January 24, 7:30 p.m.

  • Leonardo: Tracing the Arc of the Renaissance

    Friday, January 25, 7:30 p.m.

  • Leonardo: Capstone of the Renaissance

    Monday, January 28, 7:30 p.m.

  • The Maxwell String Quartet

    Tuesday, January 29, 7:30 p.m.

  • Leonardo: Capstone of the Renaissance

    Thursday, January 31, 7:30 p.m.

  • Leonardo

    Monday, February 4, 7:30 p.m.

  • Leonardo

    Thursday, February 7, 7:30 p.m.

  • Leonardo: Conclusion & Connoisseurship

    Monday, February 11, 7:30 p.m.

  • The Curtis Vocal Ensemble

    Tuesday, February 12, 7:30 p.m.

  • The Bad Plus

    Wednesday, February 13, 7:30 p.m.

  • Leonardo: Conclusion & Connoisseurship

    Thursday, February 14, 7:30 p.m.

  • Aaron Diehl Trio

    Tuesday, February 19, 7:30 p.m.

  • Thomas Mesa & Ilya Yakushev

    Monday, February 25, 7:30 p.m.

  • Grégoire Maret & Kenny Werner: Tribute to Toots

    Saturday, March 2, 7:30 p.m.

  • L.A. Philharmonic Septet

    Monday, May 20, 7:30 p.m.

Ongoing Events

Hours

Day Hours
Tuesday 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Thursday 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Friday 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

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