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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100 Things To Do Before Kindergarten

List of fun things to do with your child before they enter kindergarten.



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100 Pts

A Monster Calls - YALS Big Summer Read

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!



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10 Pts

A Walk

Get outside for a walk.

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50 Pts

Adult - Pay it Forward

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!



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25 Pts

Adult 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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50 Pts

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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50 Pts

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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50 Pts

Become a Rock Star

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!



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Book Review



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25 Pts

Check Out My Pet

Check out a book featuring the same type of pet as yours (or your favorite type of pet).

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10 Pts

Check Out My Pet

Check out a book featuring the same type of pet as yours (or your favorite type of pet).

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20 Pts

Classic Fun

Complete 3 or more activities to earn the badge.


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Classic Fun

Complete 3 or more activities to earn the badge.


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5 Pts

Colors!

Complete 2 or more activities to earn the badge.


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20 Pts

Community Helpers

Complete 2 or more activities to earn the badge.


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20 Pts

Counting Challenge

Complete 3 or more missions to earn the badge.


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50 Pts

Emojis Tale

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.



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100 Pts

Enriching Enthusiasm!



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100 Pts

Escape the Mysterious

Your mission is to complete at least two of the escape rooms.

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100 Pts

Finding Bigfoot

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 Checklist



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100 Pts

Finding Bigfoot

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.

Please be safe and remember to social distance.

Bigfoot Checklist



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100 Pts

Finding Bigfoot

Bigfoot is hiding in New Boston! Can you find him? Or should we say them???

Look near town buildings and businesses.

Please be safe and remember to social distance.

Bigfoot Checklist



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100 Pts

Fuel the Spark STEAM Activities!

Enjoy these activities from the Academy of Applied Science and their STEAMed for Summer 2020 program!


Each activity featured in the links provided 



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100 Pts

Fun At Home

Don't just log books... complete any six of these activities while you're at home to earn the Mission Badge!

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50 Pts

Get in the Groove

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! 



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Get in the Groove

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! 



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50 Pts

Get Moving & Grooving

Complete 3 or more activities to earn the badge.


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20 Pts

Get Moving & Grooving

Complete 3 or more activities to earn the badge.


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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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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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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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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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10 Pts

Have a Picnic

Enjoy a picnic with family!

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Have a Picnic

Enjoy a picnic with family!

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Have a Picnic

Enjoy a picnic with family!

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Have a Picnic

Enjoy a picnic with family!

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100 Pts

Here Be Dragons

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



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Here Be Dragons

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



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25 Pts

Imagine a Story

Make up your own story, and then tell it to your family or friends.

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25 Pts

Imagine a Story

Make up your own story, and then tell it to your family or friends.

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50 Pts

Indoor Scavenger Hunt

Find 10 of the following items in your home.

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Indoor Scavenger Hunt

Find ten of the following items in your home.

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Indoor Scavenger Hunt

Find ten of the following items in your home.

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100 Pts

Investigative Intern

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!




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100 Pts

Kids - Block Challenge

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  childrenswfl@gmail.com 



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100 Pts

Kids 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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25 Pts

Kids 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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25 Pts

Kitchen Helper

Help make dinner and clean up afterward.

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10 Pts

Kitchen Helper

Help make dinner and clean up afterward.

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10 Pts

Kitchen Helper

Help make dinner and clean up afterward.

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Kitchen Helper

Help make dinner and clean up afterward.

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50 Pts

Listeners - Let's Build

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 childrenswfl@gmail.com



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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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100 Pts

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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100 Pts

Magical Creatures

Complete these activities to complete the Magical Creatures mission!

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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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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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50 Pts

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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10 Pts

My Castle

Build your own play castle using chairs, sheets, and pillows.

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My Castle

Build your own play castle using chairs, sheets, and pillows.

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100 Pts

My Castle

Build your own play castle using chairs, sheets, and pillows.

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50 Pts

Mythic Hero Badge

Your Mission is to complete 3 Mythic Hero Independent Activities




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100 Pts

Name That Song

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!



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10 Pts

New to Chew

Try a new food.

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New to Chew

Try a new food.

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25 Pts

New to Chew

Try a new food.

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New to Chew

Try a new food.

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20 Pts

Once Upon a Time

Complete 3 or more activities to earn the badge.


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Outdoor Scavenger Hunt

See if you can find these things outside that you can see, hear, feel, and smell!

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Outdoor Scavenger Hunt

See if you can find these things outside that you can see, hear, feel, and smell!

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50 Pts

Page Turner Adventures Summer Week #1 Farm Friends

This week, we head to the farm for some “Udderly Amazing” shows, crafts, and special guests. Don’t be chicken! Check out the videos and get ready for some farmyard fun. 


 


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Page Turner Adventures Summer Week #2 Fish Tails

This week it’s all about H2 OH! We’ll dive deep and meet some fantastic finned friends with our wet and wild show, crafts, and special guests. 





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Page Turner Adventures Summer Week #3 Pet Pals

This week we’ll go “mutts” with a positively paw-some show, craft, recipe, and special guest. Plus, we have an author AND an illustrator who will teach us how to draw our own perfect pets. 




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Page Turner Adventures Summer Week #4 Celebrity Critters

Lights, Camera, Action! This week, we’ll celebrate famous animals with an awards show, a Hollywood-style craft, a super-star author and illustrator, and special guests who’ve been seen around the world. Plus, we’ll have a celebrity Read-Aloud! 




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Page Turner Adventures Summer Week #5 Safari Stories

It’s time to heed the call of the wild with this week’s Safari-themed game show and craft. Plus, you’ll find out all about animal superpowers and explore your own artistic superpowers of puppetry and drawing with this week’s special guests. 




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Page Turner Adventures Summer Week #6 Creepy Crawlies

What’s bugging you? I hope it’s not the creeping, crawling, climbing, flying critters we’ll be featuring this week when we explore the fascinating world of insects and arachnids. 




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50 Pts

Photo Scavenger Hunt

Use a camera or phone to take pictures of the following things. 


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Photo Scavenger Hunt

Use a camera or phone to take pictures of the following things. 


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Photo Scavenger Hunt

Use a camera or phone to take pictures of the following things. 


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Photo Scavenger Hunt

Use a camera or phone to take pictures of the following things. 


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100 Pts

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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50 Pts

Random Acts of Kindness (Round 1)

Choose a random act of kindness from the list below or chose how you want to spread kindness in the community!


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50 Pts

Random Acts of Kindness (Round 2)

Choose a random act of kindness from the list below or chose how you want to spread kindness in the community!


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Random Acts of Kindness (Round 3)

Choose a random act of kindness from the list below or chose how you want to spread kindness in the community!


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Random Acts of Kindness (Round 3)

Choose a random act of kindness from the list below or chose how you want to spread kindness in the community!


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50 Pts

Random Acts of Kindness (Round 4)

Choose a random act of kindness from the list below or chose how you want to spread kindness in the community!


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Random Acts of Kindness (Round 4)

Choose a random act of kindness from the list below or chose how you want to spread kindness in the community!


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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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10 Pts

Reading Outside

Take your reading outside, and enjoy the fresh air!

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Reading Together

Read out loud to a family member or friend.

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50 Pts

Robots!

Robots are everywhere! Your mission is to find them and to create them.

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Summer Checklist

See how many challenges you can check off before the end of the summer!

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Summer Checklist

See how many challenges you can check off before the end of the summer!

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Summer Checklist

See how many challenges you can check off before the end of the summer!

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50 Pts

Teens - Kindness Challenge

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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100 Pts

Unicorns and Dragons

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!



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100 Pts

Virtual Field Trip

Take a virtual field trip with animal, parks, space, geography and history!
Don't forget to mark each activity as complete once you've explored.

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Virtual Field Trip

Take a virtual field trip with animal, parks, space, geography and history!
Don't forget to mark each activity as complete once you've explored.

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Virtual Field Trip

Take a virtual field trip with animal, parks, space, geography and history!
Don't forget to mark each activity as complete once you've explored.

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10 Pts

Word Wise

Learn four new words from books you are reading (or are having read to you).

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Yarn Sticks

Enjoy this fun craft!

Yarn Sticks



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Yarn Sticks

Enjoy this fun craft!

Yarn Sticks



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Crafty Creator Badge

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.   




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Crafty Creator Badge

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.   




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Crafty Creator Badge

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.   




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100 Pts

Mad Scientist Patch Power 2020

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.   




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100 Pts

Mad Scientist Patch Power 2020

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.   




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50 Pts

Prehistoric Explorer

Your Mission is to complete 3 Prehistoric Explorer Independent Activities 



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Sprout Scout: Patch Power 2021

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.  



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Time Traveler

Your PatchPower Mission is to complete Time Traveler Independent Activities.




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Time Traveler

Your Mission is to complete 3 Time Traveler Independent Activities 




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Zookeeper Badge

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.   




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Zookeeper Badge

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.   




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100 Pts

Reading Challenge: Platinum Reader

Take part in the Reading Challenge and read!



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100 Pts

Reading Challenge: Platinum Reader

Take part in the Reading Challenge and read!



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Teen 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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Olympic Trivia

Watch the video and then answer the questions below! Can you get them all right?




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Olympic Trivia

Watch the video and then answer the questions below! Can you get them all right?




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100 Pts

Reading Challenge: Gold Reader

Take part in the Reading Challenge and read!



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Reading Challenge: Gold Reader

Take part in the Reading Challenge and read!



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Reading Challenge: Silver Reader

Take part in the Reading Challenge and read!



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Reading Challenge: Silver Reader

Take part in the Reading Challenge and read!



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Reading Challenge: Bronze Reader

Take part in the Reading Challenge and read!



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100 Pts

Reading Challenge: Bronze Reader

Take part in the Reading Challenge and read!



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