Jul 182016

Full summer calendar is here . This week’s events detailed below.


wySSUPIt’s time! Kayaking at Wyassup Lake! Plan to join us on the lake Saturday, July 23rd for an afternoon of kayaking fun. A limited number of kayaks and canoes are available to reserve for an hour or bring your own and put in at the boat launch. Paddle where you please – we’ll have stops for s’mores and drinks. Call the library now to reserve a boat for an hour. Paddles and vests are provided. See you there! Event runs from 4pm to 7pm.





campgoogleCamp Google – Tuesday, July 19th 6:30 to 7:30. Science with Jen Welborn for kids ages 5 to 10. No registration needed.





farmStory Time at Beriah Lewis Farm. Meets this Tuesday, the 19th, as well as August 2nd and August 9th. Plan to be at the farm at 10 am. Please register. Children up to 5 yrs old are invited to join us to share farm and animal stories and then meet the animals on the farm.






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PJ STORYTIME Thursday, July 21st from 6:30 to 7:15 – no registration needed.





lego blocksIt’s Lego week at the Library – Piles of Lego to play with, downstairs in the activity room, all week long.





Other summer events – mark your calendar…..Camp read S’more @ Hewitt Farm July 29th…Summer Brain Games on August 2nd and 9th…”Drive in” movies on August 5th and 19th..and Slime Day on August 13th! Mini Golf on August 16th. All happening at your local library.



wateringJuly’s SEED LENDING PROGRAM – On Wednesday, July 20th at 7pm, Bill Paradis will discuss the summer garden including sustainable methods for managing the summer garden in times of heat or drought, or when the gardener is away. There will also be an introduction to seed saving. The seed lending library is open to the public, providing a wide variety of vegetable and flower seeds. Plant the seeds at home or in your community garden, enjoy the harvest, then save the seeds and return them to the seed library for others to plant next season. Programs are free and open to all – refreshments will be served.



pequotFamily Fun Raffle — All summer long, every time you come into the library, add your name to our weekly raffle! This week we’ve got 4 tickets to the Mashantucket Pequot Museum. We thank the museum for their kind donation.








  Donate to the $25 for $25 campaign



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 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.