Missions
Earns You
Mission Badge
100 Pts.
Summer Fun
Adult Tails and Tales 2021 Summer Reading Program

Kids aren't the only ones ready for a summer break! Grownups can have fun this summer too with this mission designed just for adults. Enjoy some extra downtime and complete at least 3 activities to get credit for this mission and earn 100 points!

1,000 Libros - Nivel 1 Actividades
1,000 libros antes del jardín de infants

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

1,000 Liv - Nivo 1 Aktivite
1,000 Liv Anvan Klas Matènèl

LILi 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

1000 Books - Level 1 Activities
1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

READThis 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

Earns You
Mission Badge
100 Pts.
Find it at the Library
Adult Tails and Tales 2021 Summer Reading Program

Get ready to discover amazing library resources with this mission designed just for adults. Complete at least 3 of the following activities to earn 100 points!

Earns You
Mission Badge
100 Pts.
PRE-K Reading Festival Mission
SWFL Reading Festival

This mission is designed to encourage your pre-k child’s curiosity and love of learning and discover all of the fun, festival activities that you can do virtually this year. Complete at least 5 activities within this mission to be eligible for a random prize drawing for this age group.

Earns You
Mission Badge
100 Pts.
Week 1: Summer Reading Kick-off Week!
PreK Tails and Tales 2021 Summer Reading Program

This summer's theme is all about tails and tales. We're going to read, talk, write, play and sing our summer away! Complete at least 3 activities this week to earn points and mission badge. 

Earns You
Mission Badge
100 Pts.
Week 1: Summer Reading Kick-off!
Kids Tails and Tales 2021 Summer Reading Program

Let's get ready for some summer fun! Complete at least three activities to earn 100 points and a mission badge. Don't worry if you can't get to all of the activities this week. The Summer Reading Kick-off mission will be available through August 1st.

Earns You
Mission Badge
100 Pts.
Week 1: Summer Reading Kick-off!
Teen Tails and Tales 2021Summer Reading Program

Let's get ready for some summer fun! Complete at least three activities to earn 100 points and a mission badge. Don't worry if you can't get to all of the activities this week. The Summer Reading Kick-off mission will be available through August 1st.Don't forget to pick up your free book at the library! Whether you're into manga, sci-fi or romance - we've got a great selection to choose from.  Weekly Grab and Go Kits are also available. Kit 1 features all the supplies and instructions to make a paracord bracelet. Kits are available at all library locations, while supplies last.

1,000 Libros - Nivel 2 Actividades
1,000 libros antes del jardín de infants

HABLARLos 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

1,000 Liv - Nivo 2 Aktivite
1,000 Liv Anvan Klas Matènèl

PALETimoun 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

1000 Books - Level 2 Activities
1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

TALKChildren 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 booksBooks that encourage questionsBooks with repeated phrases

Earns You
Mission Badge
100 Pts.
But First, Crafting
Adult Tails and Tales 2021 Summer Reading Program

Get in tune with your crafty side while working on this next mission for adults. Complete at least 3 of the activities to get credit for the mission and earn 100 points!

Earns You
Mission Badge
100 Pts.
KIDS Reading Festival Mission
SWFL Reading Festival

This mission is designed to encourage kids to discover all of the fun, festival activities that they can do virtually this year. Complete at least 5 activities within this mission to be eligible for a random prize drawing for this age group.

Earns You
Mission Badge
100 Pts.
Week 2 : Villain Tales
Teen Tails and Tales 2021Summer Reading Program

If it weren't for villains, we couldn't have heroes! Complete at least three of the activities in this mission to earn points and a badge. Don't forget to pick up a Teen Grab and Go Kit that includes all the supplies needed to make a paracord bracelet. Kits are available at all library locations, while supplies last. This week's live, virtual presentation takes place on June 22 at 1 pm. Learn more about Wildlife Rehabilitation with Nature's Nursery, meet some animals receiving care and learn how to make a bird's nest using objects found outside your home. 

Earns You
Mission Badge
100 Pts.
Week 2: Dragon Tails and Tales
PreK Tails and Tales 2021 Summer Reading Program

Read, talk, write, sing and play as your child learns about dragons. Complete at least 3 of the activities to earn points and the mission badge.

Earns You
Mission Badge
100 Pts.
Week 2: Page Turner Adventures Summer - Farm Friends
Kids Tails and Tales 2021 Summer Reading Program

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.  

1,000 Libros - Nivel 3 Actividades
1,000 libros antes del jardín de infants

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

1,000 Liv - Nivo 3 Aktivite
1,000 Liv Anvan Klas Matènèl

EKRILekti 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

1000 Books - Level 3 Activities
1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

WRITEReading 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 writingBooks with "handwritten" letteringAlphabet books

Earns You
Mission Badge
300 Pts.
Adult Sword & Sorcery Mission
Adult 2020 Fandom Fest

The Great Matriarch of the Hinterlands is raising an army to fight the forces of darkness threatening her lands. To become a warrior, you must complete at least three activities to earn your badge and be automatically entered into the random prize drawing for a Harry Potter Hogwarts throw blanket!

Earns You
Mission Badge
100 Pts.
Animal Tails
Adult Tails and Tales 2021 Summer Reading Program

Find a furry friend and get ready for this animal challenge just for adults. Complete at least 3 activities to get credit for this mission and earn 100 points!

Earns You
Mission Badge
300 Pts.
Kids Sword & Sorcery Mission
Kids 2020 Fandom Fest

Warriors and warlocks are welcome in this Sword & Sorcery mission just for kids! Complete at least 3 activities to earn your badge and be automatically entered to win the LEGO Harry Potter Hagrid's Hut set.

Earns You
Mission Badge
300 Pts.
Pre-K Sword & Sorcery Mission
Pre-K 2020 Fandom Fest

This "pirates and magic" mission is designed to encourage your child’s listening and memory skills. Complete at least 3 activities to earn your Sword & Sorcery badge and be automatically entered into a random prize drawing to win a cozy reading nook complete with a knight's castle play tent, pirate Stitch plush and an assortment of books. 

Earns You
Mission Badge
100 Pts.
TEEN Reading Festival Mission
SWFL Reading Festival

This mission is designed to encourage teens to discover all of the fun, festival activities that they can do virtually this year. Complete at least 5 activities within this mission to be eligible for a random prize drawing for this age group.

Earns You
Mission Badge
300 Pts.
Teen Sword & Sorcery Mission
Teen 2020 Fandom Fest

Try your luck at this dragon-themed mission and complete at least 3 activities to earn your Sword & Sorcery badge and be automatically entered to win a Dungeons and Dragons Player's Handbook and D&D Starter Set. 

Earns You
Mission Badge
100 Pts.
Week 3: Marine Animals
PreK Tails and Tales 2021 Summer Reading Program

Read, talk, write, sing and play as your child learns about marine animals. Complete at least 3 of the activities to earn points and a badge. 

Earns You
Mission Badge
100 Pts.
Week 3: Page Turner Adventures Summer Fish Tails
Kids Tails and Tales 2021 Summer Reading Program

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. 

Earns You
Mission Badge
100 Pts.
Week 3: Story Feast
Teen Tails and Tales 2021Summer Reading Program

This week, we focus on feasts and beasts. Complete at least three activities to earn 100 points and a badge. Don't forget to pick up this week's Grab and Go Kit with all the supplies needed to create Bottle Cap Magnets, perfect for your fridge! Kits are available at all libraries while supplies last. This week's live, virtual program with Teachers of Nature features reptiles as pets! Learn what it takes to be a reptile owner and create your own reptile habitat using common items found around your home. Tune in on June 29 at 1 pm. 

1,000 Libros - Nivel 4 Actividades
1,000 libros antes del jardín de infants

JUGARLos 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

1,000 Liv - Nivo 4 Aktivite
1,000 Liv Anvan Klas Matènèl

JWETimoun 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

1000 Books - Level 4 Activities
1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

PLAYChildren 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 booksMovement books

Earns You
Mission Badge
300 Pts.
Adult Asian & Pop Culture Mission
Adult 2020 Fandom Fest

Perhaps you are already a K-pop fan or can't get enough of K-dramas. Maybe you spend (a lot of) time playing Animal Crossing or Pokémon Sword and Shield on your Switch. There is always more to explore in East Asian pop culture. Complete 3 of the activities to earn the badge for this mission and be automatically entered to win an anime cloak blanket.

Earns You
Mission Badge
100 Pts.
ADULT Reading Festival Mission
SWFL Reading Festival

This mission is designed to encourage adults to discover all of the fun, festival activities that they can do virtually this year. Complete at least 5 activities within this mission to be eligible for a random prize drawing for this age group.

Earns You
Mission Badge
300 Pts.
Kids Asian & Pop Culture Mission
Kids 2020 Fandom Fest

Complete at least 3 activities to earn your Asian & Pop Culture badge and be automatically entered into a random prize drawing to win a Pokémon Pikachu Build Set!

Earns You
Mission Badge
100 Pts.
Mythological Creatures
Adult Tails and Tales 2021 Summer Reading Program

The summer reading "Tales & Tails" theme inspired this mythological creatures mission just for adults. Complete at least 3 activities to get credit for the mission and earn 100 points!

Earns You
Mission Badge
300 Pts.
Pre-K Asian & Pop Culture Mission
Pre-K 2020 Fandom Fest

This mission was created for kids to talk about friendship and have fun with some of their favorite characters. Complete at least 3 activities to earn your Asian & Pop Culture badge and be automatically entered to win a cozy reading nook complete with a school bus play tent, Pokémon Pikachu plush and an assortment of books.  

Earns You
Mission Badge
300 Pts.
Teen Asian & Pop Culture Mission
Teen 2020 Fandom Fest

Complete at least 3 activities to earn your Asian & Pop Culture badge and be automatically entered to win a Naruto backpack and Naruto Akatsuki Throw Blanket. 

Earns You
Mission Badge
100 Pts.
Week 4: Jungle Safari
PreK Tails and Tales 2021 Summer Reading Program

Read, talk, write, sing and play as your child learns about animals in the jungle. Complete at least 3 of the activities to earn points and a badge. 

Earns You
Mission Badge
100 Pts.
Week 4: Mythological Creatures
Teen Tails and Tales 2021Summer Reading Program

This week focuses on animals in myths and legends. Complete at least three activities to earn points and badge. Don't forget to pick up your weekly Grab and Go Craft Kit featuring supplies to make a Reptile Wrap. Kits are available at all branches, while supplies last. Tune in this week to our live, virtual program on July 6 at 1 pm and learn about animals that defy the laws of nature! Meet some of these rulebreakers up close and learn how to make a turtle decoration for your room. 

Earns You
Mission Badge
100 Pts.
Week 4: Page Turner Adventures Summer Pet Pals
Kids Tails and Tales 2021 Summer Reading Program

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. 

1,000 Libros - Nivel 5 Actividades
1,000 libros antes del jardín de infants

CANTARLas 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

1,000 Liv - Nivo 5 Aktivite
1,000 Liv Anvan Klas Matènèl

CHANTEChante 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

1000 Books - Level 5 Activities
1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

SINGSongs 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 

Earns You
Mission Badge
300 Pts.
Adult Space Mission
Adult 2020 Fandom Fest

Let’s find out what you know about your own part of the galaxy. Complete at least 3 space activities to accomplish this mission and be automatically entered to win a Star Wars Chewbacca comfy throw blanket!

Earns You
Mission Badge
300 Pts.
Kids Space Mission
Kids 2020 Fandom Fest

Explore the universe with NASA and the Lee County Library System to complete this mission just for kids. Complete at least 3 of the activities to earn your badge and get automatically entered into a random prize drawing to win the LEGO Mandalorian Star Wars AT-ST Raider Set and LEGO Brick Headz Baby Yoda and Mandalorian!  

Earns You
Mission Badge
300 Pts.
Pre-K Space Mission
Pre-K 2020 Fandom Fest

This mission is designed to encourage your child's curiosity of space. Complete 3 of these activities to earn your badge and be automatically entered to win a cozy reading nook complete with a rocket ship play tent, baby Yoda plush, and an assortment of books.  

Earns You
Mission Badge
100 Pts.
Some Tales Do Come True
Adult Tails and Tales 2021 Summer Reading Program

It's all fantasy and fairy tales in this mission for adults. Complete at least 3 of the activities to get credit for the mission and earn 100 points!

Earns You
Mission Badge
300 Pts.
Teen Space Mission
Teen 2020 Fandom Fest

So you think you want to be a space explorer?  If so, then brush up on some of your space knowledge by completing this mission.  You must complete at least three activities to earn your badge and be automatically entered into the random prize drawing for a LEGO Star Wars: Attack of the Clones Yoda  Building Model and Collectible Yoda Minifigure with Lightsaber!

Earns You
Mission Badge
100 Pts.
Week 5: A Whale of a Tale
Teen Tails and Tales 2021Summer Reading Program

This week we're going to take a deep dive into ocean life. Complete at least three activities to earn 100 points and a badge. Don't forget to pick up your free Grab and Go DIY Stress Ball Kit at the library, while supplies last. Many invertebrates live in the ocean and others are creepy crawly land dwellers. Learn more about these incredible creatures on July 13 with Dr. Allison and learn how to make your own jellyfish using recycled materials found around the house. 

Earns You
Mission Badge
100 Pts.
Week 5: Page Turner Adventures Summer Celebrity Critters
Kids Tails and Tales 2021 Summer Reading Program

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! 

Earns You
Mission Badge
100 Pts.
Week 5: Pets
PreK Tails and Tales 2021 Summer Reading Program

Read, talk, write, play and sing with your little one as you learn more about pets. Complete at least 3 activities to earn points and a badge. 

1,000 Libros - Nivel 6 Actividades
1,000 libros antes del jardín de infants

LEERLeer 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

1,000 Liv - Nivo 6 Aktivite
1,000 Liv Anvan Klas Matènèl

LILi 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

1000 Books - Level 6 Activities
1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

READThis 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

Earns You
Mission Badge
300 Pts.
Adult Superheroes & Villains Mission
Adult 2020 Fandom Fest

Think you've got what it takes to be a superhero? Complete at least 3 activities to earn your Superheroes & Villains badge and be automatically entered into a random prize drawing to win an Iron Man comfy throw blanket!

Earns You
Mission Badge
100 Pts.
Getting to Know Lee County
Adult Tails and Tales 2021 Summer Reading Program

Discover the resources right here in your own backyard in this mission for adults. Complete at least 3 of the activities to get credit for the mission and earn 100 points!

Earns You
Mission Badge
300 Pts.
Kids Superheroes & Villains Mission
Kids 2020 Fandom Fest

Think you've got what it takes to channel your inner superhero and ace this mission? Complete at least 3 activities to earn your Superheroes & Villains badge and be automatically entered into a random prize drawing to win the LEGO Marvel Avengers Iron Man Hall of Armor.

Earns You
Mission Badge
300 Pts.
Pre-K Superheroes & Villains Mission
Pre-K 2020 Fandom Fest

This mission is designed to engage your child’s creativity and exercise their gross motor skills. Complete 3 of the activities to earn your badge and be entered into the random prize drawing to win a cozy reading nook prize, complete with a Batmobile play tent, baby Groot plush and an assortment of books!   

Earns You
Mission Badge
300 Pts.
Teen Superheroes & Villains Mission
Teen 2020 Fandom Fest

SUPER YOU! Superheroes are super cool, smart, creative, and powerful, but so are their adversaries! Show us how super you are! Complete 3 of these activities to earn the badge for this mission and be automatically entered to win the Avengers Marvel Legends Series Endgame Power Gauntlet Articulated Electronic Fist!

Earns You
Mission Badge
100 Pts.
Week 6: Barnyard Friends
PreK Tails and Tales 2021 Summer Reading Program

Read, talk, write, sing and play as your child learns about animals on the farm. Complete at least 3 of the activities to earn points and a badge. 

Earns You
Mission Badge
100 Pts.
Week 6: Page Turner Adventures Summer Safari Stories
Kids Tails and Tales 2021 Summer Reading Program

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. 

Earns You
Mission Badge
100 Pts.
Week 6: Tales and Tails from Around the World
Teen Tails and Tales 2021Summer Reading Program

Around the world, animals are often used in legends, tales and art. This we'll take a field trip to Australia to meet some kangaroos and we'll fold our own animal origami. Complete at least three activities to earn 100 points and a badge. Don't forget to pick up your Grab and Go Origami Kit at your library, while supplies last. Included in the kit are the paper supplies needed to follow along during our live streamed program on July 20 with Roos2U. Even if you don't have a kit, grab some paper and get ready to meet some Roos and Wallabies and have some fun. 

1,000 Libros - Nivel 7 Actividades
1,000 libros antes del jardín de infants

HABLARLos 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

1,000 Liv - Nivo 7 Aktivite
1,000 Liv Anvan Klas Matènèl

PALETimoun 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

1000 Books - Level 7 Activities
1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

TALKChildren 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 booksBooks that encourage questionsBooks with repeated phrases

Earns You
Mission Badge
100 Pts.
Week 7: A Friend to Animals
PreK Tails and Tales 2021 Summer Reading Program

Read, talk, write, sing and play as your child learns about animal safety and caring for pets. Complete at least 3 of the activities to earn points and a badge. 

Earns You
Mission Badge
Week 7: Feathered Friends
Teen Tails and Tales 2021Summer Reading Program

Birds of a feather stick together. Thanks for sticking with us for the entire summer! We hope you enjoyed the missions and special programs. This last week is all about our feathered friends. Complete at least three activities to earn 100 points and a badge. Don't forget to pick up your weekly Grab and Go Kit, featuring all the supplies needed to create your own DIY Pennant and Banner AND supplies needed to make a jess. Don't know what a jess is? Learn all about it in Falconry 101 with Abbey Krumrie, streaming live on July 27 at 1 pm. Activity kits are available at all libraries while supplies last.

Earns You
Mission Badge
100 Pts.
Week 7: Page Turner Adventures Summer Creepy Crawlies
Kids Tails and Tales 2021 Summer Reading Program

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. 

1,000 Libros - Nivel 8 Actividades
1,000 libros antes del jardín de infants

ESCRIBIRLeer 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

1,000 Liv - Nivo 8 Aktivite
1,000 Liv Anvan Klas Matènèl

EKRILekti 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

1000 Books - Level 8 Activities
1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

WRITEReading 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 writingBooks with "handwritten" letteringAlphabet books

1,000 Libros - Nivel 9 Actividades
1,000 libros antes del jardín de infants

JUGARLos 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

1,000 Liv - Nivo 9 Aktivite
1,000 Liv Anvan Klas Matènèl

JWETimoun 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

1000 Books - Level 9 Activities
1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

PLAYChildren 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 booksMovement books

1,000 Libros - Nivel 10 Actividades
1,000 libros antes del jardín de infants

CANTARLas 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

1,000 Liv - Nivo 10 Aktivite
1,000 Liv Anvan Klas Matènèl

CHANTEChante 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

1000 Books - Level 10 Activities
1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

SINGSongs 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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