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

  • Orrin Evans Trio

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

  • Thalea String Quartet & Michelle Cann

    Monday, February 3, 7:30 p.m.

  • Jeff Denson/Romain Pilon/Brian Blade

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

  • Camarada: SENTIMENTALE

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

  • Aaron Goldberg Trio

    Tuesday, February 18, 7:30 p.m.

  • Matt Wilson’s Honey & Salt Quintet

    Sunday, February 23, 7:30 p.m.

  • Curtis on Tour: Vera Quartet and Meng-Chieh Lu

    Tuesday, March 10, 7:30 p.m.

  • Camarada Presents Over the Rainbow

    Friday, May 15, 7:30 p.m.

  • Andrew Rosenblum & Maria Sumareva

    Monday, May 18, 7:30 p.m.

Ongoing Events


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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