Wheeler Library is an association library which serves as the public library for North Stonington. The building has a rich history. Constructed in 1900 of Westerly granite, the Wheeler School and Library served as the secondary school and public library for over forty years. Created and funded by the Wheeler family, the library remains a private institution open and free to the public. Borrowing privileges are extended to all residents of North Stonington as well as to library cardholders from other Connecticut towns.
The Library is managed by a Board of Trustees. Current board members include: Gary Annino, President; Marietta Anderson, Bitsy Carlson, Jon Edwards, Charlie Morgan, Emily Noyes, Kate Parenteau. Barbara Deindorfer Young serves as a Trustee Emeritus.
Library staff members and volunteers include Amy Kennedy, Director; Deb Burnside, Karla Umland, Annie Oosterwyk, Jen Welborn, Lydia Morrisson, Leda Stanley-Fidrych and Lindsey Beil, Karyn Peduzzi, Carol Wainwright, and Sam Young.
Wheeler Library is the cultural center of our community and the place North Stonington residents turn to for the discovery of ideas & the joy of reading. We provide relevant materials, programs and services for all ages.