Feb 082016

Wheeler Library is Sweet on Valentine’s Day!

Stop by, as we have lots of goodies for sale for all the sweethearts on your list! Beautifully potted Amaryllis plants, locally made crafts, goat’s milk soap, ghee, lavender sachets, hand-made gift cards, table toppers,tote bags and more!
Be on the lookout for fresh-baked Valentine’s treats on Friday the 12th  & Saturday the 13th, all made by our finest local bakers!
All proceeds benefit Wheeler Library.




Author Michael J. Tougias has written and co-written 23 books including nonfiction stories about Coast Guard rescues of sailors, nature, history and travel.  His book The Finest Hours has now been made into a movie which will be released on January 29.  Please join us for an evening talk with Michael on Wednesday, February 10th at 7 pm.  This program is sponsored by the Friends of Wheeler Library and the North Stonington Education Foundation.


Poor Richard Band – Sat, February 20th at 7pm.

poorAn evening of Irish music. Refreshments offered. Band members: Michael Langlois on bodhran and harmonica; Ben Shafer on fiddle; Sean Walsh on guitar; and Greg Wilkinson on mandolin & guitar.  Free and open to all. Sponsored by the Friends of Wheeler Library.






The Native American Stone Walls of North Stonington with Mark Starr – Monday, February 22 at 7 pm. Plan to join us at Whxoxoxoeeler Library for a slideshow of Mark’s work to document and understand the Native stonework in North Stonington. Sponsored by the Friends of Wheeler Library and the North Stonington Historical Society.





For kids: 

yogaLi’l Yogis. Thursdays, 10:15 to 10:45. Ages 2-4 with caregiver. 10:15-10:45. Yoga and Creative Movement for the little ones. A joyful way for children to explore movement and develop physical skills, learn yoga poses through active imagination, and creatively channel energy by following movement instruction & practicing calming moments. Registration encouraged; drop-ins welcome.



unnamedLibrary Play Dates – Come enjoy unstructured time downstairs- activities for kids; coffee and conversation for grown-ups. For ages 0 to 5 with a caregiver. No registration required. Wednesdays in February from 10:30 to noon

Valentines Crafts for Kids  — 

cupcakeMake a very cute valentine card using cupcake liners.
Tuesday February 9th at 10:30.



Fun with Baking Soda. Ages 2 and up with a care giver. Sensory play and fun experiments you will want to do over and over again at home.  Tuesday February 16th at 10:30


illImportant Interlibrary Loan Update – Due to changes at the state level, until further notice, please call us at 860.535.0383; email us (wheelerlibrarystaff@gmail.com); 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 wheelerlibrary.org