Missions
Our librarians have put together several activities featuring a variety of challenges and levels. Complete activities for a chance to earn bragging rights, cool badges, extra points, and maybe even a prize!

Adult Summer Mission

Complete at least 5 activities in this mission to earn 100 points and be automatically entered to win the Adult Mission Prize, a “Books at the Beach” Basket with Books, Large Pop-Up Beach Tent, a Mesh Beach Bag, Ultra Compact Collapsible Cooler, Springbok puzzles, Beach Mat and Other Branded Giveaways, with Tote Bag.



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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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Kids Summer Mission

Complete at least 5 activities in this mission to earn 100 points and be automatically entered to win the Kids Mission Prize, a Himal Collapsible Portable Corn Hole Board, Activity Book, and tote bag.



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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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PreK Summer Mission

Complete at least 5 activities in this mission to earn 100 points and be automatically entered to win the Pre-K Mission Prize, a Heritage Kids Pop-Up Shark Play Tent, Activity Book, and tote bag.



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Share the Joy

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

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STAFF Summer Mission

Complete at least 5 activities in this mission to earn 100 points and get a free jeans day at work!


Log your reading and keep earning points for a total of 300 points to be automatically entered to win the grand prize for staff, a free jeans week!



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Teen Summer Mission

Complete at least 5 activities in this mission to earn 100 points and be automatically entered to win the Teen Mission Prize, a Pindaloo Skill Game Toy, Turkish Towel, 1000 pc. Puzzle, and tote bag.

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Teen Summer Mission 2023



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1,000 Libros - Nivel 1 Actividades

Leer juntos es la forma másimportante de ayudar a preparar a su hijo para leer.  Desde el nacimiento, la lectura compartidaaumenta el vocabulario y el conocimiento general mientras ayuda a los niños adesarrollar un interés por la lectura. Los niños a los que les gusta que les lean tienen muchas másprobabilidades de querer aprender a leer ellos mismos.

Libros que apoyan la lectura:

 ● Libros que siguen los intereses de su hijo

 ● Libros con ilustraciones divertidas ycoloridas

 ● Libros a lo que le puedes levantar la solapa

 ● No ficción



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1,000 Liv - Nivo 1 Aktivite

LI

Li ansanm se sèl fason ki pi enpòtan ou kapab ede prepare timoun ou li. Depi nan nesans, pataje lekti ak vokabilè ki avanse epi konesans jeneral pandan tan sa sa ap ede timoun yo devlope yon enterè nan fè lekti. Timoun ki pran plezi lè yo li pou yo pi souvan konn vle aprann li yo menm.

Liv ki Sipòte Lekti:
• Liv ki swiv enterè timoun ou an.
• Liv ki fè plezi, ilistrasyon ki plen koulè
• Imaj-ki-gen-non
• Istwa-reyèl


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1000 Books - Level 1 Activities

READ

This mission includes activities that highlight the practice of reading. Reading together is the single most important way you can help prepare your child to read. Starting from birth, shared reading increases vocabulary and general knowledge while helping children develop an interest in reading. Children who enjoy being read to are much more likely to want to learn to read themselves. 

Books That Support Reading: 

    Books that follow your child's interests

    Books with fun, colorful illustrations

    Lift-the-flap

    Non-fiction



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1,000 Libros - Nivel 2 Actividades

HABLAR

Los niños aprenden el lenguaje yotras habilidades de alfabetización temprana al escuchar hablar a losadultos.  A medida que los niños escuchanel lenguaje hablado, aprenden nuevas palabras y lo que significan mientrasadquieren un conocimiento general importante sobre el mundo que los rodea.  Este conocimiento ayudará a los niños acomprender el significado de lo que leen.

 Librosque apoyan la conversación:

 ● Libros ilustrados sin palabras

 ● Libros que fomentan las preguntas

 ● Libros con frases repetidas



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1,000 Liv - Nivo 2 Aktivite

PALE

Timoun aprann lang epi lòt aprann kapasite pou li ak ekri nan tande moun majè k ap pale. Pandan timoun yo ap tande lang k ap pale, yo aprann nouvo mo epi kisa mo yo vle di pandan y ap akeri konesans jeneral sou anviwònman yo. Konesans sa ap ede timoun yo konprann siyifikasyon sa yo li a.

Liv Ki Sipòte Konvèzasyon:
• Liv ak imaj ki pa gen mo yo
• Liv ki ankouraje pou poze kesyon
• Liv ki gen fraz ki repete


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1000 Books - Level 2 Activities

TALK

Children learn language and other early literacy skills by listening to adults talk. As children listen to spoken language, they learn new words and what they mean while gaining important general knowledge about the world around them. This knowledge will help children understand the meaning of what they read. The activities in this mission are designed to encourage talking and developing these skills. 

Books That Support Talking:

  • Wordless picture books
  • Books that encourage questions
  • Books with repeated phrases




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1,000 Libros - Nivel 3 Actividades

ESCRIBIR 

Leer y escribir van de la mano.  Ambos representan el lenguaje hablado ycomunican información.  Los niños puedenaprender habilidades de lectura previa al participar en actividades deescritura como garabatear, dibujar y formar letras.  Mantenga papel y crayones o marcadores en unamesa a la que los niños puedan acceder fácilmente. 

Libros que apoyan la escritura:

 ● Libros que modelan la escritura

 ● Libros con letras "escritas amano"

 ● Libros de alfabeto



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1,000 Liv - Nivo 3 Aktivite

EKRI

Lekti ak ekriti mache men nan men. Toulede reprezante yon lang moun pale epi kominike enfòmasyon. Timoun ou yo kapab aprann kapasite pou li-anvan lè yo patisipe nan aktivite alekri tankou majigridi, fè desen epi ekri lèt yo. Kenbe papye ak kreyon oubyen plim pou make sou yon tab kote timoun yo pa gen aksè.

Liv ki Sipòte Ekriti:
• Liv ki bay fòm ekriti.
• Liv ak lèt ki ekri “alamen”
• Liv alfabè yo


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1000 Books - Level 3 Activities

WRITE

Reading and writing go hand in hand. Both represent spoken language and communicate information. Children can learn prereading skills by participating in writing activities like scribbling, drawing and forming letters. Keep paper and crayons or markers on a table that children can access easily. The following activities are fun to do and promote pre-writing skills.

Books that support writing:

  • Books that model writing
  • Books with "handwritten" lettering
  • Alphabet books


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1,000 Libros - Nivel 4 Actividades

JUGAR

Los niños aprenden mucho sobre ellenguaje a través del juego.  Los niñospiensan simbólicamente cuando juegan, lo que les ayuda a comprender que laspalabras habladas y escritas pueden representar objetos y experienciasreales.  El juego también ayuda a losniños a expresarse y expresar sus pensamientos con palabras.

Libros que apoyan el juego:

 ● Libros interactivos

 ● Libros de movimiento



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1,000 Liv - Nivo 4 Aktivite

JWE

Timoun aprann anpil sou lòt lang lè y ap jwe. Timoun panse senbolikman lè y ap jwe, se sa ki ede yo konprann mo moun pale ak ekri kapab tradui bagay ki reyèl ak ekseryans Jwe ka ede timoun yo esprime tèt yo epi mete panse yo an pawòl tou.

Liv ki Sipòte Jwèt:
• Liv entè-aktif
• Liv mouvman


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1000 Books - Level 4 Activities

PLAY

Children learn a lot about language through play. Children think symbolically when they play, which helps them to understand that spoken and written words can stand for real objects and experiences. Play also helps children to express themselves and put thoughts into words. The following activities introduce playing with purpose with the goal of literacy development. 

Books that support playing:

  • Interactive books
  • Movement books


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1,000 Libros - Nivel 5 Actividades

CANTAR

Las canciones son una formamaravillosa para que los niños aprendan sobre el idioma.  Cantar también ralentiza el lenguaje para quelos niños puedan escuchar los diferentes sonidos que forman las palabras.  Esto ayuda a los niños cuando comienzan aleer el lenguaje impreso.  Cantecanciones y ponga música para su hijo.  Através de la biblioteca puedes obtener música para niños, así como libros quetienen letras de canciones tradicionales para niños.

Libros que apoyan el canto:

 ● Libros de rimas

 ● Libros con sonidos de animales

 ● Canciones infantiles

 ● Libros que se pueden cantar



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1,000 Liv - Nivo 5 Aktivite

CHANTE

Chante yo se yon fason mèveye pou timoun yo aprann sou lang. Chante ralanti lang nan pou timoun yo kapab tande diferan son ki fè mo yo. Sa ede timoun yo lè yon kòmanse li lang ki ekri. Chante chan yo epi jwe mizik pou timoun ou. Bibliyotèk la gen mizik pou timoun ansanm ak liv ki gen pawòl chan tradisyonèl yo.

Liv ki Sipòte Chante:
• Liv Rim
• Liv ak son zannimo yo
• Rim Gadri
• Liv moun ka chante


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1000 Books - Level 5 Activities

SING

Songs are a wonderful way for children to learn about language. Singing slows down language so children can hear the different sounds that make up words. This helps children when they begin to read printed language. Sing songs and play music for your child. The library carries music for children as well as books that have lyrics to traditional songs.

Books That Support Singing:

·        Rhyming books

·        Books with animal sounds

·        Nursery rhymes

·        Books that can be sung 



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1,000 Libros - Nivel 6 Actividades

LEER

Leer juntos es la forma másimportante de ayudar a preparar a su hijo para leer.  Desde el nacimiento, la lectura compartidaaumenta el vocabulario y el conocimiento general mientras ayuda a los niños adesarrollar un interés por la lectura. Los niños a los que les gusta que les lean tienen muchas másprobabilidades de querer aprender a leer ellos mismos. 

Libros que apoyan la lectura:

 ● Libros que siguen los intereses de su hijo

 ● Libros con ilustraciones divertidas ycoloridas

 ● Libros a lo que le puedes levantar la solapa

 ● No ficción



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1,000 Liv - Nivo 6 Aktivite

LI

Li ansanm se sèl fason ki pi enpòtan ou kapab ede prepare timoun ou li. Depi nan nesans, pataje lekti ak vokabilè ki avanse epi konesans jeneral pandan tan sa sa ap ede timoun yo devlope yon enterè nan fè lekti. Timoun ki pran plezi lè yo li pou yo pi souvan konn vle aprann li yo menm.

Liv ki Sipòte Lekti:
• Liv ki swiv enterè timoun ou an.
• Liv ki fè plezi, ilistrasyon ki plen koulè
• Imaj-ki-gen-non
• Istwa-reyèl


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1000 Books - Level 6 Activities

READ

This mission includes activities that highlight the practice of reading. Reading together is the single most important way you can help prepare your child to read. Starting from birth, shared reading increases vocabulary and general knowledge while helping children develop an interest in reading. Children who enjoy being read to are much more likely to want to learn to read themselves. 

Books That Support Reading: 

    Books that follow your child's interests

    Books with fun, colorful illustrations

    Lift-the-flap

    Non-fiction



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1,000 Libros - Nivel 7 Actividades

HABLAR

Los niños aprenden el lenguaje yotras habilidades de alfabetización temprana al escuchar hablar a losadultos.  A medida que los niños escuchanel lenguaje hablado, aprenden nuevas palabras y lo que significan mientrasadquieren un conocimiento general importante sobre el mundo que los rodea.  Este conocimiento ayudará a los niños acomprender el significado de lo que leen.

Libros que apoyan la conversación:

 ● Libros ilustrados sin palabras

 ● Libros que fomentan las preguntas

 ● Libros con frases repetidas



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1,000 Liv - Nivo 7 Aktivite

PALE

Timoun aprann lang epi lòt aprann kapasite pou li ak ekri nan tande moun majè k ap pale. Pandan timoun yo ap tande lang k ap pale, yo aprann nouvo mo epi kisa mo yo vle di pandan y ap akeri konesans jeneral sou anviwònman yo. Konesans sa ap ede timoun yo konprann siyifikasyon sa yo li a.

Liv Ki Sipòte Konvèzasyon:
• Liv ak imaj ki pa gen mo yo
• Liv ki ankouraje pou poze kesyon
• Liv ki gen fraz ki repete


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1000 Books - Level 7 Activities

TALK

Children learn language and other early literacy skills by listening to adults talk. As children listen to spoken language, they learn new words and what they mean while gaining important general knowledge about the world around them. This knowledge will help children understand the meaning of what they read. The activities in this mission are designed to encourage talking and developing these skills. 

Books That Support Talking:

  • Wordless picture books
  • Books that encourage questions
  • Books with repeated phrases




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1,000 Libros - Nivel 8 Actividades

ESCRIBIR

Leer y escribir van de la mano. Ambosrepresentan el lenguaje hablado y comunican información. Los niños puedenaprender habilidades de lectura previa participando en actividades de escrituracomo garabatear, dibujar y formar letras, mantener papel y crayones omarcadores en una mesa a la que los niños puedan acceder fácilmente.

Libros que apoyan la escritura:

 ● Libros que modelan la escritura

 ● Libros con letras "escritas amano"

 ● Libros de alfabeto



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1,000 Liv - Nivo 8 Aktivite

EKRI

Lekti ak ekriti mache men nan men. Toulede reprezante yon lang moun pale epi kominike enfòmasyon. Timoun ou yo kapab aprann kapasite pou li-anvan lè yo patisipe nan aktivite alekri tankou majigridi, fè desen epi ekri lèt yo. Kenbe papye ak kreyon oubyen plim pou make sou yon tab kote timoun yo pa gen aksè.

Liv ki Sipòte Ekriti:
• Liv ki bay fòm ekriti.
• Liv ak lèt ki ekri “alamen”
• Liv alfabè yo


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1000 Books - Level 8 Activities

WRITE

Reading and writing go hand in hand. Both represent spoken language and communicate information. Children can learn prereading skills by participating in writing activities like scribbling, drawing and forming letters. Keep paper and crayons or markers on a table that children can access easily. The following activities are fun to do and promote pre-writing skills.

Books that support writing:

  • Books that model writing
  • Books with "handwritten" lettering
  • Alphabet books


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1,000 Libros - Nivel 9 Actividades

JUGAR

Los niños aprenden mucho sobre ellenguaje a través del juego.  Los niñospiensan simbólicamente cuando juegan, lo que les ayuda a comprender que laspalabras habladas y escritas pueden representar objetos y experiencias reales.  El juego también ayuda a los niños aexpresarse y expresar sus pensamientos con palabras.

Libros que apoyan el juego:

 ● Libros interactivos

 ● Libros de movimiento



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1,000 Liv - Nivo 9 Aktivite

JWE

Timoun aprann anpil sou lòt lang lè y ap jwe. Timoun panse senbolikman lè y ap jwe, se sa ki ede yo konprann mo moun pale ak ekri kapab tradui bagay ki reyèl ak ekseryans Jwe ka ede timoun yo esprime tèt yo epi mete panse yo an pawòl tou.

Liv ki Sipòte Jwèt:
• Liv entè-aktif
• Liv mouvman


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1000 Books - Level 9 Activities

PLAY

Children learn a lot about language through play. Children think symbolically when they play, which helps them to understand that spoken and written words can stand for real objects and experiences. Play also helps children to express themselves and put thoughts into words. The following activities introduce playing with purpose with the goal of literacy development. 

Books that support playing:

  • Interactive books
  • Movement books


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1,000 Libros - Nivel 10 Actividades

CANTAR

Las canciones son una manera maravillosapara que los niños aprendan sobre el lenguaje y escuchen nuevas palabras.  Cantar también ralentiza el lenguaje para quelos niños puedan escuchar los diferentes sonidos que forman las palabras.  Esto ayuda a los niños cuando comienzan aleer el lenguaje impreso.  Cantecanciones y ponga música para su hijo.

Canta

 ● Libros de rimas

 ● Libros con sonidos de animales

 ● Canciones infantiles

 ● Libros que se pueden cantar



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1,000 Liv - Nivo 10 Aktivite

CHANTE

Chante yo se yon fason mèveye pou timoun yo aprann sou lang. Chante ralanti lang nan pou timoun yo kapab tande diferan son ki fè mo yo. Sa ede timoun yo lè yon kòmanse li lang ki ekri. Chante chan yo epi jwe mizik pou timoun ou. Bibliyotèk la gen mizik pou timoun ansanm ak liv ki gen pawòl chan tradisyonèl yo.

Liv ki Sipòte Chante:
• Liv Rim
• Liv ak son zannimo yo
• Rim Gadri
• Liv moun ka chante


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1000 Books - Level 10 Activities

SING

Songs are a wonderful way for children to learn about language. Singing slows down language so children can hear the different sounds that make up words. This helps children when they begin to read printed language. Sing songs and play music for your child. The library carries music for children as well as books that have lyrics to traditional songs.

Books That Support Singing:

·        Rhyming books

·        Books with animal sounds

·        Nursery rhymes

·        Books that can be sung 



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