Library Calendar of Events

We have special programs and events each month at the Library. Our monthly calendars help keep you informed (links in blue buttons to download).

Check back with us for a new calendar each month OR check out our Library Facebook Page.

For more information, many of our special Library Events and Library Programs are described further below:

Library Events:
Great events at your local Library every month!

Weekly Programs
Great programs at your local Library every week!

Tuesday Toddler / PRK Storytime

10:30am - Arlington Safe Room (11842 Otto Ln)

Toddler / PRK Storytime
LA HORA DE CUENTOS
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, we also sneak in lots of early literacy and social skill building. See more for English here. and Spanish here.


Follow the Library on Facebook for all schedule changes. 

Toddler and PK storytime, 10:30am on Tuesdays at Arlington Safe Room at 11842 Otto Lane

Read With Me Storytime - Virtual

10:30am - Wednesdays on Facebook

Join us every week for this great virtual Storytime!

This virtual storytime provides a closer interaction for enjoying the stories. Some weeks you will enjoy great special guest readers. Be sure to watch and read along! Say 'hello' to us in the comments so we know you are watching.

All virtual Storytimes can be found weekly on the Library Facebook page. Tune in weekly, but if you can't meet with us live, no worries, all sessions are recorded and post immediately after each event.

You can also see more on our Library Facebook Page.

Virtual RWM Storytime

S.T.E.M.

Thursdays at 4:30pm

Your local library is the place that offers exploration and discovery: S.T.E.M.

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math - with projects chosen to engage children. (ages 5+)

Free to all explorers recommended ages 5+. No registration required.

Follow the calendar and Facebook for any schedule changes.

STEM classes on Thursdays at 4:30 in March

Knitting Club

10 AM - 12 PM on Tuesdays and 2PM on Saturdays

Our weekly knitting club takes place on Tuesdays and Saturdays at the Library.

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.  

Builders Club

Tuesdays at 4:00 pm

Calling all Master Builders!
Join us to challenge your building skills. For children in grades K and up! 
Due to small parts Adult supervision for children under 5 is required.

Building materials available vary each week, but may include Legos, Magnetic Tiles and more. 

Builders Club Calendar for every Tuesday at 4pm in March

Chess Club

Mondays 5:00 - 6:30pm

Join all ages & levels of experience for a game of strategy and problem solving. You're invited to learn and master the art of chess. No registration necessary.

(Students under 12yo must be accompanied by parent or designated adult while in the library. All students will need parents or adult to sign them in due to library policy regarding children under the age of 12. We require the parent/ responsible person to remain onsite throughout the program. There is seating available on the patio (weather permitting) or you may stay in your vehicle in the parking lot. Please see staff if another arrangement needs to be made.) Schedule changes will be posted on Facebook. More info

Monthly Programs

Reading Buddies program

A program designed to inspire rising young readers. Teen volunteers are paired with PK-3rd readers to help encourage and develop their reading skills.

Program offered twice monthly, one Wednesday at 4:30 and one Saturday at 11:00. (Registration Required) Follow the monthly calendar for program dates.

Contact Ms. Savannah or library staff at 901.867.1954  for information or to register.

Homework Hub

2nd Wednesday each month at 4:30

Join us on select Wednesdays this fall. Work with fellow students to share advice and study tips for all your favorite and challenging classes! This is a Student Led Activity! Enjoy using library resources to complete homework while making new friends! No registration required.

Homework Hub - 2nd Wed

Teen Advisory Team

Teens we invite you to join us monthly! We want your input and to share your ideas about resources for your library. Earn volunteer or service hours for attending meetings and the library is a great place to make new friends. Learn More.

Join Ms. Savannah the 4th Wednesday each month at 4:30 pm

Younger Readers Book Clubs

Bookworms Elementary Book Club

One Saturday each month at 11:00 am. Follow the calendar for the next book club.

Join the Sam T. Wilson Bookworms one Saturday each month.
Bookworms can share what they liked and didn't like about the book pick and enjoy an activity relating to the book. Books available for checkout at the library and as an ebook on Libby.

Contact the Library to learn about this months book pick!

Masterminds Tween & Teen Book Club

One Saturday each month at 1:00 pm. Follow the calendar for the next book club.

Love to read? We love books! We invite you to join us one Saturday afternoon each month to chat about a great book! No registration required

Books available for checkout at the Library. You're invited to join us even if you haven't read the selection for this month! 

Contact the Library to learn about this months book pick!

Homeschool Book Club

Elementary Readers: March 25 @ 1:30 pm

Middle School Readers March 25 @ 2:00 pm

This book club is for both students and parents or care givers. If you love to read and to chat about books, this is the club for you!

For the upcoming book club picks or more information about the HSCB follow the library on Facebook or call the Library at 901-867-1954 or email us.

Homeschool Book Clubs, March 25th, 1:30pm elementary for Charlotte's web, 2pm middle for Tuck Everlasting

Adult Programs

Trivia With Friends - Adults

One Monday each month at 1pm

This month - March 11th @ 1pm
Theme: St. Patrick's Day

Join us for a multi-round adult trivia competition! Questions about everything from books to music and movies to general knowledge.

Bring your friends!

No registration required.

Trivia for all on March 11th at 1pm, with the theme of St. Patrick's Day

Book Club for Adults

The 3rd Wednesday each month at 1:30 at the Library.
No registration required

This 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. We offer a Zoom invite in case you can't make it to the Library. Speak to your friendly library staff for more information.

The Book Club, March 20th at 1:30 for discussion of First Lie Wins by Ashley Elston

Knitting Club

10 AM - 12 PM on Tuesdays and Saturdays at 2 PM

Our weekly knitting club takes place on Tuesdays and Saturdays at the Library.

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. No registration necessary.

More info.  

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 only qualifications needed for this great sponsorship by the Library Friends of Arlington.

See Staff for more information. Offer only available for non-resident and while cards last.

LFA Senior NR Card Sponsor

Art Literacy - All Ages

Kids ZONE DIY Craft Day - Take & Make Kits

Join us the 2nd Saturday monthly for the Kids ZONE DIY Craft Day.

Take & Make craft kits will be available, while supply lasts.

All instructions and supplies will be included and kits will be labeled for any additional glue, tape, etc. will be needed.

Kids Zone DIY

Kids Art Class

March 2nd at 11:00 AM at the Library
Project: Rainbow Sunsets

Kids Art Class for ages 5 - 9  is available the first Saturday each month at 11:00. Registration is required. Limited seating.

Kids Art on March 2nd at 11am for "Rainbow Sunsets"

The Art Club

March 23rd at 11:00 AM or 4:00 PM at the Library.
Project: Lavender Stems

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

Contact the library to register or for more information, email library@townofarlington.org or call 901.867.1954

Art Club on March 23rd at 11am and 4pm for ages 9 and up. Project is Lavender Stems

Check out these great Read With Me Storytimes, and other videos on the Storytime Page.

You can also see more on our Library Facebook Page.

 Read With Me Storytime with Ms. Savannah

 Read With Me Storytime with Friends

Bedtime Storytime