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Calendar of Events 

May 2022
June 2022

Special Events & Programs

Summer Reading 2022
June 4 - July 23
Early Registration - June 3 (online registration website coming soon)  
Oceans of Possibilities
Elementary Book Chat - NEW

Children will get to select titles from the book list and join Mrs. Lisa Wednesday's throughout the summer. 
Students can share what they liked and didn't like about the book. Not everyone will be reading the same book at the same
time. The reviews they share will help others to decide if they would like to add it to their own reading list. Read more here.

Library Friends of Arlington
Senior Non-Resident Library Card Sponsorship
Want to join a great library? Age 50 and older?
Live outside of the Town of Arlington city limits?
That's the qualifications needed for this great sponsorship by the Library Friends of Arlington.

Weekly Programs 

Tuesday Storytime 

May 2022

Join us weekly for Storytime at 10:30 at the Farmer's Market Pavilion. 
Every Tuesday we enjoy stories, songs, counting, dancing, and a great way for parent interaction with your little one. This program is designed to build early language and literacy foundations in toddlers and pre-school age children. Storytime + Craft Day is held the 4th Tuesday each month and is designed especially with the developmental tasks of toddlers in mine. Kits will be available during the summer.
Follow the Library on Facebook for all schedule changes. 

Join us every week for other great virtual Storytimes!
Bedtime Storytime, Read with Me Storytime, and Tiny Tots Lapsit,

Bedtime Storytime
Mondays at 7:00 PM 
Read With Me
 Storytime is every Wednesday at 10:30 that provides a closer interaction for enjoying the stories. Some weeks we have great special guest readers. Be sure to watch and read along!

Tiny Tots Lapsit Storytime held Thursdays at 10:30. This program is designed for ages 0 - 2 and is a time to bond with your child as he/she sits in your lap and encourages early development in language and learning skills through songs, rhymes, tickles, bounces, and books. Ask library staff about a Tiny Tots Storytime kit.
Saturday Family Storytime held the first Saturday each month at 10:30. Join Mrs. Lisa for a family good time of reading great books and singing fun songs.
All Virtual Storytimes are scheduled weekly on the Library Facebook page.
Tune in Live weekly, but if you can't meet with us live, no worries all sessions are recorded and post immediately after each event.

Knitting Club  
Tuesdays & Saturdays at the Library

Our weekly knitting club takes place from 10 AM - 12 PM on Tuesdays and Saturdays at 2 PM.
New to knitting? No problem! All levels of experience and all ages are welcome to join us at the Sam T. Wilson Library as we learn the art of knitting.
All library programs are free and open to the public. More info.  


Chess Club

 Mondays at the Library 5:00 - 6:30 

Join individuals of all ages and levels of experience Mondays at 5:00 PM for a game of strategy and problem solving.
You are invited to learn and master the art of chess. No registration necessary. 
Schedule changes will be posted on Facebook. More info.


Monthly Programs


Art With Haley
May 21 at 11:00 at the Library, Early Session (registration full)
May 21 at 4:00 at the Library - Afternoon Session 

Ages 9 & Older * Registration Required * Limited Seating * Supplies provided

Kids ZONE DIY Craft Day - Take & Make Kits
Returns in August - weekly craft kits available during summer reading, June - July
Join us the 2nd Saturday monthly for the Kids ZONE DIY Craft Day. Take & Make craft kits will be available, while supply lasts.
All supplies will be included and kits will be labeled for any additional glue, tape, etc. will be needed. 

 Masterminds Tween & Teen Book Club

Love to read? We love books! We invite you to join Mrs. Lisa one Saturday afternoon each month to chat about a great book! 


May selection: We Dream of Space by Erin Kelly
Saturday, May 28 at 1:00 at the Library

No registration required * Books available for checkout at the Library 
You are invited to join us even if you haven't read the selection for this month! 

S.T.E.M. 
S.T.E.M. at the Library every Thursday at 4:30.
Your local library is the place that offers exploration and discovery; Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math with projects chosen to engage children. Follow the calendar for any schedule changes. See below for some great STEM videos. 


Home School Book Club
May 23, 2022 at the Library
Elementary: 11:00 - 11:30
Middle School: 11:30 - 12:00

This book club is for both students and parents or care givers.
Book selections available for checkout. For more information about the current book selection, click here.

Homeschool Book Club next meeting will be September 26, 2022
Or call the Library at 901-867-1954 or email:library@townofarlington.org 

Adult Book Chat
June 15 at 1:30 at the Library 
The book chat is for all adult ages to share about our current book selection, what you're currently reading or what you've read.
We encourage sharing all reviews and recommendations for other members of the group.
A great way to reconnect, meet people, make new friends, and add great recommendations to your reading list. 
Monthly book selections are available at the Library for checkout. More info.
For additional information: call the Library at 901-867-1954 or email:library@townofarlington.org

Check out these great STEM Videos!
For more great STEM, Storytimes, and other videos see our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/samtwilsonlibrary

  


STORYTIME FUN!
Check out these great Storytime videos!
Storytime Tuesday
   

 Read With Me
     


Saturday Storytime


Bedtime Storytime
 
 


Tiny Tots LapSit
      

 
 
 




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