Feb 122019

 We’ll be closed on Monday 2/18 for Presidents Day. 




Book Discussion: We’ll talk about Americanah, by Adichie, on Tuesday, February 19th at 6:30pm. All are welcome.








Farmer Craig Returns! Wednesday, February 27 at 7pm and Wednesday March 27th at 7pm. We are happy to welcome back Craig Floyd from Coogan Farm’s Giving Garden speaking on Healthy Soil, Healthy Food. Come to either or both. More wisdom from Craig on regenerative gardening strategies that will give you higher yield and higher nutrition, while improving your soil and making your garden more resilient. He will cover seed starting, soil preparation and amendments, and cover cropping among other topics. There will be time for Q&A. Doors will open at 6:30 and talk at 7:00. Refreshments will be available. Donations of saved seeds for the seed library are always welcome. Free and open to all.








Family Storytime. Meets on Tuesdays at 10:30. Stories, songs and more.  For children 5 and under with a caregiver. There will be no session on March 12th.  Free and open to all.
Yoga for Kids with Miss Kim. Wednesdays and Thursdays at 10:30. No sessions on March 6th,7th and March 13th and 14th.  For children 5 and under with a caregiver. Free and open to all.
Lunch Bunch Storytime, Wednesdays at 11:30. Hear some stories over lunch, then stay and play. For children 5 and under with a caregiver. No session on March 13th. Free and open to all.
Read to Phantom the Therapy Dog. Saturdays, March 9, April 13th and May 11th. 11 am to noon. Call and register for a slot to practice your reading. Free and open to all.



The February art exhibit at Wheeler Library features Carey Williams, who works in a variety of media from fabric to oil, pastel, watercolor, and colored pencil. The subjects she finds most inspiring involve the human face, figure, and hands.
Thanks to Carey for sharing her art with us, and to Sue Starr, who organizes our monthly exhibits.



Author Christine Rockledge on her new book, Norwich State Hospital. Wednesday, March 20th at 7pm.
Creative Writing Boot Camp for Adults, Four Tuesday evenings beginning March 26th.




COOKBOOK CLUB meets Thursday, April 4th from 6 to 7:30pm.

Dinner: Changing the Game by Melissa Clark
New York Times columnist Melissa Clark’s dinner is meant to be just that!  One amazing dish that is so delicious and full of flavor, that no sides are needed!  This is what Melissa Clark means by changing the game!  The book is organized by main ingredient- chicken, meat, fish and seafood, eggs, pasta, etc. There is something for every mood, season, and amount of time you want to spend in the kitchen.  Sheet pan chicken with harissa, burgers with chorizo, and curried lentils with poached eggs, just to name a few.  Come join the Cookbook club on April 4th at 6pm and devour this wonderful book.  Please register with Jenn Richter at programming@wheelerlibrary.org and submit your recipe selection.  Limit 20 registrants. A limited number of copies of the book are available at the library.


Support the library and win a batch of Starbucks goodies. Take a chance or two on a Starbucks Travel Tote, with a 16 oz. bag of dark roast whole beans, stainless hot/cold tumbler, and more. Retail value of raffle items is $100.
Tickets ($1 each) available at the circulation desk.
Drawing will be held on February 15th.