Nov 252015

We will be closed this Thursday and Friday for the Thanksgiving Holiday.


It’s Annual Appeal Time – please give generously. We depend on your donation to provide great books, movies, and special programs for everyone in North Stonington.  Thank you.  Give online here.


IMG_0054Wreath Season has arrived  – our elves have been hard at work, and the wreaths will be ready to go starting Saturday, the 28th at 10am! Shop early for the best selection. All proceeds benefit Wheeler Library. When looking for unique local gifts, don’t forget the library – we have a limited supply of our Chester Maine’s Applesauce; maple syrup; beeswax candles; North Stonington tote bags, and more.




OSCAR SSGN.jpgExtreme Games of Cat and Mouse – Wednesday, December 9th at 7pm. Join us for a video documentary on US/Soviet undersea interactions during the Cold War from the 50’s through the late 80’s. Followed by Q&A with CAPT James H. Patton, Jr., USN (ret).

polarMovie Night – Friday, December 11th at 7pm. We’ll watch Polar Express on the BIG screen. Free and open to all.


ornamentKids’ Time at the library: Tuesday Paint ‘n Play and Wednesday Story Hour are taking a break – see you in January. For the next couple of weeks, we’ll have everything the kids need to make ceramic ornaments ($1 each). Come anytime the library is open.

Thursdays – Yoga for Kids continues- with Kim Signor. Ages 2 to 6 w/caregiver. 10:15. Please register; drop-ins welcome, too.


Pile of Books

Pile of Books

Tuesday Night Book Club – meets monthly at 6:30. Copies of the next title, Defending Jacob, are available at the library. We will meet December 1st at 6:30pm.




illImportant Interlibrary Loan Update – Due to changes at the state level, until further notice, please call us at 860.535.0383; email us (; or use this form to request items not owned by Wheeler Library. Thank you.



Friends visiting? Borrow a pass from the library and visit great local sights.


museumThe Friends of Wheeler Library fund our museum pass program, which provides free or discounted admissions. Borrow a pass this summer and visit one of these local treasures: – Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center ; Florence Griswold Museum; Lyman Allyn Art Museum; Mystic Aquarium; Roger Williams Park Zoo; CT State Parks; and Wadsworth Atheneum. More details on each at