It’s Country Market Time! Come support your library and enjoy the bounty of North Stonington.
Yoga for kids held Wednesdays @10:30. Free. Ages 2 to 4 with a caregiver.
Our program on May 3rd at 7pm will cover green manure (aka cover cropping). Come early – the seed lending library will open at 6:30. It’s also open during all library hours. Check out the library’s Seed lending project, with drawers of flower and vegetable seeds available, along with monthly programs and helpful advice.
On Sunday, May 7th, in partnership with Bank Square Books and the Connecticut Humane Society, Wheeler Library will host author Tom Ryan, in celebration of his new book, Will’s Red Coat. More details and ticket information here.
Tech whiz Jim Gifford presents an informational program on Cutting the cord – dropping cable for a do it yourself construct of the many, varied and increasing streaming media choices. If you are overpaying for a massive selection of channels you never watch, Jim will help you understand how you can replace costly cable and phone services. Free and open to all.
Wednesday, May 24th at 7pm. State Historian Walk Woodward, along with a musical quintet, presents a lecture and performance detailing the contest for a new Union national anthem at the start of the American Civil War, and the outpouring of patriotic music that ensued. In this presentation, created in part to commemorate the sesquicentennial of the Civil War, Woodward combines historical analysis with his extensive background in professional songwriting and musical performance to bring new perspective to the Civil War music and patriotic anthems.
Time to register your tag sale for Townwide Tag Sale Day, Saturday, June 3rd. More information and registration form here
Thanks to our sponsors, volunteers and attendees, we had a very successful Irish Fest. We appreciate the support from the Friends of Wheeler Library, Anderson Law Firm, Eastern Connecticut Solar, Mystic River Paintworks, Jonathan Edwards Winery, State Farm/Christine Wagner, Hoopes Morganthaler Rausch & Scaramozza, and Madsen Presley and Parenteau. Thanks too, to Sugar It Up and Cakes by Franck for great desserts.