Earl Center Hours: Monday – Thursday: 9 a.m. – 10:30 p.m. | Friday: 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. | Saturday: 12 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.| Sunday: 12 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Wheelock College or FLO/FLC institutional ID is required for entry one hour before closing.

What is the Earl Center?

The Earl Center for Learning and Innovation supports the academic and professional experience of the Wheelock community and serves as a resource for current and future educators, social workers, and child life professionals within Wheelock and across Boston. Together with the Library, we provide a rich, well-rounded set of resources for both research and practice.

Laptops and iPads available!

Not seeing enough computers?  That's because the Earl Center lends out Macbook Airs and iPads!  With the ready availability of outlets, you can get your work (or gaming!) done in many areas of the Earl Center. 

The Third Space

Colorful area rugs and soft furniture make this space a very informal and relaxed area to meet, study, and do small group work.

The Importance of Play

The Earl Center is a place to learn about and develop hands-on learning activities and to explore new educational materials and technologies.

A Center for Design Thinking

The Earl Center encourages a human-centered approach for finding creative solutions and developing new and innovative ideas.  Contact us for help setting up a design thinking exercise! 

Astronomy Day 2017

Thursday, April 27, 2017, 4:00 pm -  5:30 pm. 

Learn about our Solar System from Wheelock Students.  Visit the astronomy table & posters to collect prizes.  Explore our Solar System in a walk from the Earl Center to the Wolf Room

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Earl Center in Action


Featured Item: Silhouette Cameo

It is a precision instrument, and paired with software can come to the rescue with all of your sketching, designing, and cutting needs. You can design your own stuff or choose from their library to create. As far as printing and cutting, you can also use a wide range of mediums. Silhouette offers some such as vinyl, paper, cardstock, iron-on heat transfer paper, sticker paper, and temporary tattoo paper. 

Latest Post from View From the Earl Center:

They Keep Us Running!

A machine with many rollers. The template of the letter, J, is featured prominentlyThis week is National Student Employment Week and yesterday was National Library Workers Day.  The Earl Center, which is part curriculum resource library, employs over 20 student workers and 5 supervising public services assistants (called PSAs).  They are crucial in the running of the Earl Center and in keeping the Continue Reading

Contact Us

Earl Center for Learning and Innovation
180 Riverway
Boston, Massachusetts 02215

Mare Parker O'Toole
Assistant Director, Earl Center for Learning & Innovation

Wheelock College Library
132 Riverway, Boston, Massachusetts 02215

Earl Center for Learning and Innovation
180 Riverway, Boston, Massachusetts 02215