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Fizz, Boom, Read! The Science of Summer Reading at Sam. T. Wilson Public Library Summertime means reading fun for all ages at Arlington’s Sam T. Wilson Public Library. Registration must be done in-person at the library at 11968 Walker Street (901867-1954) and runs through July 9. A Sam T. Wilson Library card is required for participation in the Summer Reading Program. All Family Story Time— 11:00 am on Tuesdays June 4, 18, 2, 16 Family Thinkler—Thursdays June 5 – 17 (except July 3) Cookie Decorating – June 23 and July 21: 11:00 am – 6:30 pm NHECM: Natural History Education Co. of the MidSouth —July 9: 9:00 am Emergency Shelter Juvenile (for students who read well on their own) Survival Bracelet—June 21: 3:00 pm Soda Tab Bracelet— July 12: 3:00 pm Weather Day with Tim Simpson (E-J) - June 5: 11:00 am Mad Science Dry Ice (K-5)-June17: 11:00 am Dixon Art-to-Grow (K-5) -July 10: 10:00 am Bring your pole and bait and join in the fun at the Annual Fishing Rodeo, Saturday, June 7th, beginning promptly at 8 a.m. through 2 p.m at IH Managerial Park Lake, 4523 Canada Road On-site registration for children ages 4-12, starts at 7:15 am and runs through 7:55 am. Registration forms for pre-registration are available on (Recreation page) or at City Hall. The Fishing Rodeo includes seven, 15-minute sessions. Prizes will be given during every session. Trophies will also be given out for the longest fish, most fish caught boy, and most fish caught - girl. There will also be moon bounces, obstacle courses, slides, and free drinks & hot dogs. Children must be accompanied by an adult. For more information, contact Parks & Recreation at 901-8672717. Important Reminders  Children must be 12 yrs old to be in the library unattended. This includes all programs and events.  Bi-weekly prizes will be drawn on Saturday June 14, 28, July 12, and Grand Prizes on July 24. July 23 is the last day to receive prize tickets and the last day to claim milestone prizes. Remaining prizes will be re-drawn on July 30. After August 4, prizes become the property of the library.  To check out materials from the Library, you need a new Sam T. Wilson Public Library Card. This card is available to everyone within the city limits of Arlington for free. All other residents of Shelby County can acquire a card for an annual fee of $50. ID and proof of current address are required. Customers seventeen and younger require a parent or guardian to accompany them in order to obtain a library card.  Due to limited space all programs require sign-up. The children’s area is closed during all programs. @theview38002 Multi-Level Let’s Go Fishing! Lakeland Annual Children's Fishing Rodeo & Fun Fest Teen Staff Photo NHECM Wildlife Biologist Bob Tarter and “Sammy” the raccoon visited Arlington during last summer’s reading program. June/July 2014 Theview38002 Water Games—11:00 am Tuesdays June 11, 25, July 23 Glitter Volcano—June 9: 5:00 pm, July 15: 11:00 am Soda Geyser- June 19: 11:00 am, July 14: 5:00 pm Sci-Fi My Oh My— July 19: 11:00 am & 3:00 pm theview theview Page 18