List of fun things to do with your child before they enter kindergarten.
YALS (Young Adult Librarians of NH) is sponsoring a Big Summer Read of A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness.
Teens all over NH will be reading this book!
Borrow the eBook through Overdrive. Over 300 copies available!
Paying it forward is about repaying and passing on a person's kindness by being kind to someone else. You may not even realize it, but a small effort on your part can change someone's day. Even the little things can change someone'e world. So take the first step and start the motion by paying it forward today!
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!
Do you love music? Have you always wanted to be a famous rock star? Complete the following activities to be on your way to becoming a rock star!
Use the Emojis to guess the name of the book. How well do you know your Emojis?
Guess 8 correctly to earn the badge and points.
Bigfoot is hiding in New Boston! Can you find him? Or should I say them??? Look near town buildings and businesses. All can be seen outside, but some walking may be involved.
Please be safe and remember to social distance.
Bigfoot is hiding in New Boston! Can you find him? Or should we say them???
Look near town buildings and businesses. All can be seen outside, but some walking may be involved.
Look near town buildings and businesses.
Enjoy these activities from the Academy of Applied Science and their STEAMed for Summer 2020 program!
Each activity featured in the links provided
Whether they are following along in a book or singing a song, these fun activities will get your little ones up and moving. So get up and groove!
Using the provided clue(s), guess the name of the fairy tale!
Dragons are hiding in New Boston! Can you find them all? Look near town buildings and businesses. All can be seen outside, some can be found by driving around, but some others may involve walking.
Please be safe and remember to social distance. Happy hunting!
Dragons and Eggs Checklists
Investigative journalists dig deep to work to expose the world of crimes, corruption, and more. Use your investigative skills to determine whether these facts are true or false. Dig deep and see what you can uncover!
Are you ready for a Block Challenge? If you live with building fans, issue them the Block Challenge and let their imaginations run wild! Sometimes, it only take a little bit of a prompt to get the creative juices flowing.
Email some pictures of your creations to email@example.com
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.
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.
Do your little ones love blocks? This activity sneaks learning into the day by using their imagination to build. Accomplish the following tasks using any blocks available. You can use wooden blocks, LEGOS, DUPLOS, or even cardboard boxes! Let's build!
Send pictures of your creations to firstname.lastname@example.org
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!
Your Mission is to complete 3 Mythic Hero Independent Activities
Don't you hate it when someone mentions a classic song, and they are convinced that it's called something you know it isn't? This quiz is for you. Using just the artist, year, and a lyric; Name That Song!
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!
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!
Your mission is to complete at least 5 activities from the list below. Check completed after it's done and you will earn another badge!
Enjoy this fun craft!
Your Mission is to complete 3 Crafty Creator Independent Activities to earn your Crafty Creator Badge. Please remember that you will need to show your work and tell about the books you read for this patch.
Your Patch Power Mission is to complete 3 Mad Scientist Independent Activities to earn your Mad Scientist Patch. Please remember that you will need to show your work and tell about the books you read for this patch.
Your Mission is to complete 3 Prehistoric Explorer Independent Activities
Your PatchPower Mission is to complete Sprout Scout Independent Activities and/or attend Sprout Scout Virtual Programs totaling THREE to earn your Sprout Scout Patch. Please remember that you will need to show your work and tell about the booksyou read for this patch.
You canfind and register for Sprout Scout Programs via the Events Calendar at www.chescolibraries.org. Youwill receive a "Secret Code" for credit at the end of eachprogram.
Your PatchPower Mission is to complete Time Traveler Independent Activities.
Your Mission is to complete 3 Time Traveler Independent Activities
Your Mission is to complete 3 Zookeeper Activities to earn your Zookeeper Badge. Please remember that you will need to show your work and tell about the books you read for this patch.
Take part in the Reading Challenge and read!
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