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1000 Books_100 Things To Do Before Kindergarten
1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

Things to do with your child before they enter kindergarten.

Earns You
Mission Badge
50 Pts.
Book Walk
Pre-K 2020 Imagine Your Story

Stop by the Bicentennial Park, next to Waynesville Middle School and read Byron Barton's The Three Bears.  This book walk will be available from 9am - 7pm on June 3, weather permitting. 

Earns You
Mission Badge
50 Pts.
Book Walk
Children's 2020 Imagine Your Story

Stop by the Bicentennial Park, next to Waynesville Middle School and read Byron Barton's The Three Bears.  This book walk will be available from 9am - 7pm on June 3, weather permitting. 

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Chalk Drawing
Children's 2020 Imagine Your Story

Use chalk and write the name of your favorite book.  Add a picture of your favorite character or something from the book.

Earns You
Mission Badge
5 Pts.
Classic Fun
Children's 2020 Imagine Your Story

Complete 3 or more activities to earn the badge.

Earns You
Mission Badge
5 Pts.
Colors!
Pre-K 2020 Imagine Your Story

Complete 3 or more activities to earn the badge.

Earns You
Mission Badge
5 Pts.
Community Helpers
Pre-K 2020 Imagine Your Story

Complete 3 or more activities to earn the badge.

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Count the animals
Pre-K 2020 Imagine Your Story

Count the number of different animals you can find on packaging, clothing, or other things around you. 

Earns You
Mission Badge
5 Pts.
Counting Challenge
Pre-K 2020 Imagine Your Story

Complete 3 or more missions to earn the badge.

Earns You
Mission Badge
5 Pts.
Fizzy Sidewalk Paint
Children's 2020 Imagine Your Story

FIZZING SIDEWALK PAINTYOU WILL NEED:2 cups baking soda⅔ cups cornstarch1 cup warm waterWater-soluble food coloringVinegar, in a spray bottle HOW TO MAKE SIDEWALK PAINT WITH A FIZZ  1. In a large bowl mix together the baking soda and cornstarch. Stir in the water and mix until completely blended.  2. Divide the mixture into separate containers and add a few drops of food coloring to each one. Stir well.   3.  Paint surfaces. Paint can be applied with sponge brushes but pouring the paint from a spoon or bottle is much easier.PAINTING TIPS:  Be aware that the paint mixture will settle quickly and be thick on the bottom. Some of the food coloring may also separate. Just stir again before using.

Earns You
Mission Badge
5 Pts.
Fizzy Sidewalk Paint
Pre-K 2020 Imagine Your Story

FIZZING SIDEWALK PAINTYOU WILL NEED:2 cups baking soda⅔ cups cornstarch1 cup warm waterWater-soluble food coloringVinegar, in a spray bottle HOW TO MAKE SIDEWALK PAINT WITH A FIZZ  1. In a large bowl mix together the baking soda and cornstarch. Stir in the water and mix until completely blended.  2. Divide the mixture into separate containers and add a few drops of food coloring to each one. Stir well.   3.  Paint surfaces. Paint can be applied with sponge brushes but pouring the paint from a spoon or bottle is much easier.PAINTING TIPS:  Be aware that the paint mixture will settle quickly and be thick on the bottom. Some of the food coloring may also separate. Just stir again before using.

Earns You
Mission Badge
5 Pts.
Get Moving & Grooving
Pre-K 2020 Imagine Your Story

Complete 2 or more activities to earn the badge.

Earns You
Mission Badge
50 Pts.
Go for a hike
All Programs

Get outside today.  Hike a favorite trail or find a new trail to hike.

Earns You
Mission Badge
5 Pts.
July Fourth
Pre-K 2020 Imagine Your Story

Happy July 4th!  Decorate your bike, wagon or scooter with red white and blue.  Use streamers, ribbons, balloons and your imagination to make your ride extra special.Show off your new ride with a parade!

Earns You
Mission Badge
5 Pts.
July Fourth
Children's 2020 Imagine Your Story

Happy July 4th!  Decorate your bike, wagon or scooter with red white and blue.  Use streamers, ribbons, balloons and your imagination to make your ride extra special.Show off your decorated ride!  Have a parade.

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Kids Story-time
Children's 2020 Imagine Your Story

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.

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Kindness Rock
Children's 2020 Imagine Your Story

Paint a kindness rock and leave it for someone to find.

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Lego Challenge
Children's 2020 Imagine Your Story

Use legos to build whatever you want for five minutes, but you must be blindfolded!

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Make Cookies
Children's 2020 Imagine Your Story

Find a new cookie recipe.  Ask an adult to help you.  Follow the directions to make the cookies.  Share with friends.

Earns You
Mission Badge
5 Pts.
Once Upon a Time
Pre-K 2020 Imagine Your Story

Complete 3 or more activities to earn the badge.

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Photo Scavenger Hunt
Children's 2020 Imagine Your Story

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

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Pre-K Share Your Story
Pre-K 2020 Imagine 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.

Earns You
Mission Badge
100 Pts.
Read a book by favorite author
Children's 2020 Imagine Your Story

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Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Read a fairytale
Children's 2020 Imagine Your Story

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Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Storytime
Pre-K 2020 Imagine Your Story

Go to the Mary L. Cook Public Library's Facebook page to view the 5/21/20 storytime.

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Storytime 6-11-20
Pre-K 2020 Imagine Your Story

Go to The Mary L. Cook Public Library's facebook page to view today's storytime.

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Storytime 6-18-20
Pre-K 2020 Imagine Your Story

Go to The Mary L. Cook Public Library's facebook page to watch today's storytime.

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Storytime 6-25-20
Pre-K 2020 Imagine Your Story

Go to The Mary L. Cook Public Library's Facebook page to view the storytime posted 6-25-20.

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Storytime 7-16-20
Pre-K 2020 Imagine Your Story

Go to The Mary L. Cook Public Library's facebook page to view today's storytime.

Earns You
Mission Badge
5 Pts.
Storytime 7-2-20
Pre-K 2020 Imagine Your Story

Go to The Mary L. Cook Public Library's Facebook page to view today's storytime.  Complete the activity after viewing the storytime.

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Storytime 7-23-20
Pre-K 2020 Imagine Your Story

Go to The Mary L. Cook Public Library's facebook page to view today's storytime.

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Storytime 7-9-20
Pre-K 2020 Imagine Your Story

Go to The Mary L. Cook Public Library's facebook page to view today's storytime.

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Storytime Construction
Pre-K 2020 Imagine Your Story

Go to The Mary L. Cook Public Library's facebook page to watch today's storytime.

Earns You
Mission Badge
50 Pts.
Teen 2018 CSLP Music Journalist
Teen 2020 Imagine Your Story

A music journalist reviews albums and concerts, reports on music news, and interviews musicians. They can work online, through print news resources, or broadcast on television, radio, or podcasts. Try your hand at being a music journalist by selecting an album or artist and answer these questions about it!

Earns You
Mission Badge
50 Pts.
Teen Reading Around
Teen 2020 Imagine Your Story

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

Earns You
Mission Badge
50 Pts.
Teen Writer's Block
Teen 2020 Imagine Your Story

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!

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Storytime Dragons
Pre-K 2020 Imagine Your Story

Go to The Mary L. Cook Public Library's facebook page to watch today's storytime.

Earns You
Mission Badge
5 Pts.
Flag Day
Pre-K 2020 Imagine Your Story

Today, June 14, is Flag Day.  read a book that is red, white or blue.

Earns You
Mission Badge
5 Pts.
Flag Day
Children's 2020 Imagine Your Story

Today, June 14, is Flag Day.  read a book that is red, white or blue.

Earns You
Mission Badge
50 Pts.
Reading Challenge: Platinum Reader
Teen 2020 Imagine Your Story

Take part in the Reading Challenge and read!

Earns You
Mission Badge
50 Pts.
Reading Challenge: Gold Reader
Teen 2020 Imagine Your Story

Take part in the Reading Challenge and read!

Earns You
Mission Badge
50 Pts.
Reading Challenge: Silver Reader
Teen 2020 Imagine Your Story

Take part in the Reading Challenge and read!

Earns You
Mission Badge
50 Pts.
Reading Challenge: Bronze Reader
Teen 2020 Imagine Your Story

Take part in the Reading Challenge and read!

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Reading Challenge: Bronze Reader
Children's 2020 Imagine Your Story

Take part in the Reading Challenge and read!



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