NORTH STONINGTON, Conn. – The Wheeler Library announces summer events. For more information or to register for an event, call (860) 535-0383.

Nocturnal Animals

On June 27 at 10:30 a.m., Wheeler Library in North Stonington invites children ages four and up and their caregivers to learn about nocturnal animals. An educator from Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center will teach participants about the animals that prowl and scurry at night while other creatures are sleeping. DPNC will bring a live owl to Wheeler Library for this special program. This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required.

Meet Lulu the mini horse

On June 28 at 10:30 a.m., Wheeler Library in North Stonington invites children of all ages and their caregivers to meet Lulu, the "ambassadorable" mini horse from Horses Healing Humans. Lulu has completed Pet Partners Society Certification and at 34 inches tall, or 8.5 hands, is the ideal height for interactions such as nuzzling and being hugged. The meet-and-greet session is a community outreach of Horses Healing Humans, which promotes therapeutic horsemanship in coastal Connecticut. In addition, goats from Red Brook Farm will be at Wheeler Library so that families can observe their antics. This event is free and open to the public.

Touch a Truck

Wheeler Library in North Stonington invites children of all ages and their caregivers to get up close and personal with a variety of vehicles July 9, at 10:30 a.m. Fire and excavation trucks will be some of the equipment that families will find on the library lawn.

In addition, Lil’ NoRA cupcake truck will have treats available for purchase, including gluten-free and vegan options. The event is free.

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