Jul 252017

It’s Summer @ your library – lots to read, lots to do!


Ongoing all summer:

Summer Reading Books. Wheeler Library has oodles of books to keep your brain busy all summer! Need a certain title? Ask our friendly staff.

Family Fun Raffle. Do you like to have fun? Free weekly raffle drawing for prizes that will increase your family fun. Enter every time you visit Wheeler Library!

Checkout Challenge. Borrow and build. Every time you borrow books from Wheeler Library this summer, add Lego bricks to our community creation! How big will our structure get?

Weekly Drop-in Activity. Our weekly rotation of drop-in activities includes open-ended materials such as play dough and Lego bricks. Available all week during regular library hours. Pop in to the library and exercise your imagination!

Grab & Go Book Bags. Check out one of our Grab & Go Book Bags! Each bag has a theme such as Dinosaurs, Pirates, or Art and contains a selection of books and activities for the whole family.


SPECIAL EVENTS, sponsored by the Friends of Wheeler Library, Rotary Club of the Stoningtons and an Anonymous giver.





But wait, there’s more…

Creature Teachers, August 8 at 10:30am. Animal ambassadors fascinate families with the wonders and diversity of the creatures that share our planet!

Wee Wings, August 15 at 10:30am, with Horizon Wings. Meet raptor birds and hear a story that teaches children what to do if they ever find a baby bird.

Ooey Gooey, August 16 at 10:30am. Sensory play time with Mrs. Tardiff! Little ones will explore a variety of textures in a playful environment. Great for 3-4 year olds. Space is limited. Registration required.  Call 860-535-0383.


World Class Frisbee,  August 17 at 6:30pm, with Frisbee Champion Todd Brodeur. Hands-on Frisbee activities that are fun for the whole family. Frisbee skills improve hand-eye coordination, flexibility and balance. Great for older kids and teens!







Save the Date – Author Celeste Ng (Everything I never told you) comes to Wheeler Library on Saturday, September 16th at 1pm. Her new book, Little Fires Everywhere, will be released a few days prior to her visit. Co-hosted with Bank Square Books.





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