11701 Georgia Ave., Wheaton, MD 20902 Directions Map
New Wheaton Library/Recreation Center building
Montgomery County plans to rebuild the Wheaton Library and the Wheaton Community Recreation Center to be co-located in a single building. The Gilchrist Center for Cultural Diversity will also be in the new complex. We are very interested in learning how you currently use or would use this new facility.
How can you give input?
Your suggestions will impact both the building design and future programming within. Thank you for your feedback.
to the Wheaton Library
Ride On Bus #9 #33
Metrobus: any Y bus except Y5
Metro (Red Line)
Take the Metro to Wheaton stop. Walk 6 blocks north
on Georgia Ave. Library is on the right at the corner of Arcola Ave.
and Georgia. This is a 10-15 minute walk.
Get driving directions from your address.
North (Aspen Hill area)
Take Aspen Hill Road east through the intersection at Connecticut to Georgia
Avenue. Turn right onto Georgia and continue south through the intersection
with Randolph Road. Turn left at the second traffic light onto Arcola Avenue,
and left into the Wheaton library parking lot.
North (Gaithersburg area)
Take Route 270 south to Montrose Road (Exit 4, East). Follow Montrose (which
becomes Randolph) to Georgia Avenue. Turn right onto Georgia and left at the
second traffic light onto Arcola. Parking lot is first left.
South (College Park area)
Take University Boulevard through Langley Park and Four Corners to Arcola
Avenue, just past Northwood High School. Turn right on Arcola and proceed
past Kemp Mill to Wheaton Library parking lot on right, just before Georgia
East (White Oak area)
Drive north on New Hampshire Avenue, turn left at Randolph Road and stay on
Randolph until Georgia Avenue. Turn left on Georgia, left at the second traffic
light at Arcola, and then left into the library parking lot.
West (Rockville area)
Take Route 28 to Veirs Mill Road. Turn south onto Veirs Mill to Randolph Road, left
on Randolph to the intersection of Randolph and Georgia. Turn right onto Georgia
Avenue. Turn left at the second traffic light at Arcola and left into the
Virginia (from I-495)
Take I-495 across the American Legion Bridge at Cabin John. Exit north onto
Georgia Avenue from the Wheaton exit (#31), and continue noth past Forest Glen, Dennis Avenue, Plyers Mill Road, and University
Boulevard. At the intersection of Georgia Avenue and Arcola, turn right at the traffic light, and left
into the library parking lot.
East (Prince George's County)
Take I-495 East. Exit north onto Georgia Avenue from the Wheaton exit (#31) and continue north past Forest Glen, Dennis Avenue, Plyers
Mill Road, and University Boulevard. At the intersection of Georgia Avenue
and Arcola, turn right at
the traffic light, and left into the library parking lot.
About the Library: The Wheaton Library is situated at the corner of Georgia Ave and Arcola. The present building was constructed in 1962 and was remodeled in 1985. Hanging in the two-story atrium is a metal and glass structure, “Exploring Machine” by Julio Teich.
Laptop Lane, located on the lower level, offers additional space with tables and power strips for Wi-Fi users.
Facilities: 1 Meeting Room, 5 Tutor Rooms, Quiet Study Room, Fish Aquarium, 24-hour bookdrop
Computers: 27 public-use computers; Wi-Fi; B&W copier/printer. About MCPL's public computers.
Nearby Branches: Aspen Hill, Silver Spring
Branch Manager: Dianne Whitaker