Jul 282015

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.


 Camp Read S’more! Friday, July 31st 6:30 to 8.camping

AN OUTDOOR READING EVENT FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY ….Come visit tents on the lawn with local resident readers ready to read you a story –
Plus….make S’MORES by the fire; Eat from our trail mix bar; Relax with your family and read; Enjoy an evening on the library lawn under the stars.Bring blankets, chairs, books, snacks and drinks. A selection of new library books will be available to borrow for the evening or bring your own.
Sponsors:  Christine Wagner/State Farm Insurance; Eastern CT Solar;  Mystic River Paintworks, Friends of Wheeler Library, Nadia and Gemma Ratib-Eixarch, James Scaramozza and Michelle Brophy, and Greentree LLC/The Drowne Family.

ivanWheeler Library Diorama Club – A book club for boys entering Grades 2 through 4. We’ll read The One and Only Ivan, and make take-home dioramas to go along with the story. Copies of the book are available at the library. Club meets Saturday August 1st from 10 to 11:30, then again on the 15th and 22nd of August. Please register.

Miniatures and Music – Artist Alex Meiklejohn will be at Wheeler Library on August 7th from 10am to 1pm with his hand-thrown miniature pottery for sale. These pieces would be great additions to doll or fairy houses, as gifts, or for a collection.




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