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Missions
Our librarians have put together several activities, for a variety of challenges and levels. Complete an activity and you might unlock a more advanced one, and bragging rights, cool badges and maybe even a prize!

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Alphabet Walk

Go for a walk and look for letters of the alphabet all around you! For example, two branches on the ground might form the letter T. The goal is to find the letters without having to move items around to create the letter. Take a picture of each letter and upload below.



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Alphabet Walk

Go for a walk and look for letters of the alphabet all around you! For example, two branches on the ground might form the letter T. The goal is to find the letters without having to move items around to create the letter. Mark off each letter as you find it!



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Alphabet Walk

Go for a walk and look for letters of the alphabet all around you! For example, two branches on the ground might form the letter T. The goal is to find the letters without having to move items around to create the letter. Mark off each letter as you find it!



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Animal Yoga

Learn about animals by acting them out through simple yoga poses for kids. Follow the animal yoga sequence below or make up your own yoga journey!

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Camping Trip

We are going on a camping trip, but first we need to pack! Below are the definitions for 18 items you should bring camping. Enter a correct answer for each one to complete.

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Community Connections

A list of activities to help you engage with your community in new and meaningful ways.

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Create Your Own Adventure

Make your own adventures by checking things off your bucket list! Does your bucket list include visiting a museum, restaurant, or park? Or maybe visiting someplace new? Share the top five things on your bucket list that you hope to accomplish this summer below. Go forward and adventure!



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Create Your Own Adventure

Make your own adventures by checking things off your bucket list! Does your bucket list include visiting a museum, restaurant, or park? Or maybe visiting someplace new? Share the top five things on your bucket list that you hope to accomplish this summer below. Go forward and adventure!



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Emojis Tale

Use the Emojis to guess the name of the book. How well do you know your Emojis?

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Guess the Fairy Tale

Using the provided clue(s), guess the name of the fairy tale!

*Need a hint? Try one of these: Alice In Wonderland, Beauty And The Beast, Cinderella, Goldilocks, Hansel And Gretel, Jack And The Beanstalk, Little Red Riding Hood, Pinocchio, Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs, Three Billy Goats Gruff, The Princess And The Pea, The Three Little Pigs.



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Kindness Counts

Do something nice and show kindness to others! These activities are great ways to show your generosity.



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Little Explorers

Get your little ones to expand their horizons. This can be accomplished by trying something new or seeing things in a different light. Teach your little ones that you don’t have to travel far to explore new things—wonderment can be found everywhere!



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Little Explorers

Get your little ones to expand their horizons. This can be accomplished by trying something new or seeing things in a different light. Teach your little ones that you don’t have to travel far to explore new things—wonderment can be found everywhere!



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Little Explorers

Get your little ones to expand their horizons. This can be accomplished by trying something new or seeing things in a different light. Teach your little ones that you don’t have to travel far to explore new things—wonderment can be found everywhere!



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Match the Tail

Do you love animals? Guess what animal each tail belongs to! 

*Need a hint? Try one of these! Alligator, beaver, chameleon, elephant, giraffe, lemur, pig, tiger, whale, zebra.


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Ocean Expert

How much do you really know about the ocean? Here is your chance to test your knowledge with our ocean trivia quiz!

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Ocean Expert

How much do you really know about the ocean? Here is your chance to test your knowledge with our ocean trivia quiz!

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Pre-K Share Your Story

Little ones have active imaginations! Have your child tell you a story and fill in the questions below based on the story they told you.

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Random Acts of Kindness

Small gestures make the most difference on a daily basis. It's easy to get so preoccupied with our own lives that we forget about others, but with just one simple act of kindness, we can change the way someone else's day goes, and we can better ourselves and the world in the process. This challenge is designed for you to take the time to do something for someone else — and hopefully they will pay it forward to the next person!



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Reading Around

Books can take you around the world and back, even if you're only in your backyard! Show us all the fun and exciting places you read by taking a picture everywhere you take your book. Get out and read!

*Please note your pictures will only visible to library staff


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Reading Around

Books can take you around the world and back, even if you're only in your backyard! Show us all the fun and exciting places you read by marking each place you read. Get out and read!



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Reading Around

Books can take you around the world and back, even if you're only in your backyard! Show us all the fun and exciting places you read by marking each place you read. Get out and read!



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Reading Beyond

Go beyond just reading this summer! Mix up how or where you read, or maybe what you do after reading a book.

Challenge yourself to complete at least five tasks from the list below. How many can you complete?



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Scavenger Hunt

Time for some outdoor fun! Walk around your city or town and see what you can find for each letter of the alphabet. Bring a camera or list and pencil to keep track of the items you find. We've included some examples, but what else can you find? Good luck!

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Story Walk at Griffin's Dairy

Visit Griffin's Dairy and walk our Story Walk®.



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Story-time

Read the short story below and answer the questions.

Jack, Betty, and Matt love the fall season. They like jumping into the pile of leaves. Jack likes the pretty colors. Betty likes to make a big pile with the leaves. Matt likes to hide in the leaves.



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The Five Practices Outside

There are five simple, powerful, and fun practices that parents/caregivers are encouraged to incorporate into their everyday lives that can help establish a strong foundation for early literacy. Those practices are: Reading, Writing, Talking, Singing, and Playing. Try to incorporate the outdoors in each practice and have fun! 

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Writer's Block

Every writer has moments when their mind goes blank. It can be frustrating and annoying when you really want to write something, but just don’t know where to start. Use the following activities to help you turn that blank page into an unforgettable story!



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Learn About Smokey Bear

Complete at least two of these Smokey Bear activities and earn a badge!

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Share the Joy

Let's work together! Complete the activities below with your little one.

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Campfire Safety

Complete at least two of these Smokey Bear activities and earn a badge!

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Nature Adventure

Complete at least two of these Smokey Bear activities and earn a badge!

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Tree Exploration

Complete at least two of these Smokey Bear activities and earn a badge!

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Career Exploration

Complete at least two of these Smokey Bear activities and earn a badge!

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Wildfire Science

Complete at least two of these Smokey Bear activities and earn a badge!

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Make a Difference

Complete at least two of these Smokey Bear activities and earn a badge!

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