NORTH STONINGTON'S LIBRARY SINCE 1908

Wheeler Library is the cultural center of our community and the place North Stonington residents  gather for the discovery of ideas & the joy of reading.  Materials, programs and services for everyone. 

Upcoming Events @ YOUR LIBRARY

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DIY Wreath Workshop – Don’t miss our Annual Wreathmaking Workshop on December 6th. Kick off your holiday season with a fun, instructional night. We will take you step by step to create your own wreath masterpiece to adorn your home, barn, or mantle or make one as a gift.  Cost for the evening includes:

  • All the materials, instructions, delicious food & drink. Starting with a fresh double-faced balsam wreath base, you’ll have a large & unique assortment of fresh, local greens, pine cones, natural elements & ribbons to choose from.
  • Local beverages including wine from Jonathan Edward Winery and hot mulled cider.
  • Sweet & savory holiday-inspired nibbles.

Cost: – $50 per person. Space is limited so be sure to register early. Payment is required at time of registration. Please bring clippers. Proceeds benefit Wheeler Library. Tickets at Wheeler Library or at: wreathsatwheelerlibrary.eventbrite.com

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Writing Classes for Teens

 Saturday Morning Writing Club for Teens:  
Calling all middle and high schoolers who love to write! Join us once a month for a fun, supportive writing group! At each meeting, you can try out a new writing activity, continue a work-in-progress, or get feedback on something you’ve written. We’ll try out ghost stories, storyboarding, slam poetry, screenplays, flash fiction, and anything else that strikes our fancy. Meets from 10-11 on the first Saturday of each month, but you do not need to attend every session to join us – come when you can! Free and open to middle and high schoolers, sign up at the library.  On Dec. 7th,  make a memory present for someone special.  Sessions continue on the first Saturdady of each month.Taught by Ms. Starr Murphy, writer and editor.
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Take a break during this crazy month and Yoga with Kim - Take a break during this crazy month on Thursdays,
December 5th, 12th and 19th from 8:30 to 9:30am. Detailed instruction practiced to align, strengthen, and promote flexibility in the body, allowing new students to easily follow the class. Emphasis on linking breath with body movement. Each week we will make a simple, full circuit of the body’s range of motion to bring relaxation, balance and challenge to the body and mind. Both relaxing and revitalizing, a nice way to start the day. Kim is 200 hour certified in Integrative Yoga Therapy.

Fee $40 for series. Drop in fee $18/class. Register by emailing amykennedy@wheelerlibrary.org or pay at first class. A portion of the proceeds benefits Wheeler Library. 

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Come and view this show and sale of works by our monthly exhibitors. Art makes a great gift! Many of the artists will be at our Open House on Sunday, December 8th from 4:30 to 6pm.

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Need help getting all of those holiday gifts wrapped and ready to place under the tree? Running out of time? Just not fond of the task? This season, the library is offering gift wrapping services to help you manage your busy schedule.

Drop them off to be wrapped. We'll give you a call when they are ready (48 hours minimum, please).

OR

Stop by the library with your gifts and have them wrapped on Saturdays, 12/14 and 12/21 from 10am to noon.

Wrap, ribbons, and bows included.

Make a donation for each gift wrapped - all proceeds benefit Wheeler Library.

Library Book Discussion

We have copies (print and audio) available for the Tuesday, December 17th discussion of Love and Other Consolation Prizes, a novel by Jamie Ford. All are welcome to the discussion at 6:30.


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Kids Yoga meets every week on Wednesdays at 10:30.  All are welcome to this free class.

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GIVE TO WHEELER LIBRARY

Wheeler Library is a private, independent public library. Funding comes from generous donations from the community, income generated from an endowment left by the Wheeler Family, bequests, the town of North Stonington and the Friends of Wheeler Library.  We depend in large part on the generosity of individuals and organizations for a large part of our budget. Thank you for your support!
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