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100 Things To Do Before Kindergarten
1,000 Books

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

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Kids - Alphabet Walk (Kids)
Kids Reading Program: BadgeQuest

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. Find each letter and check them off as you do to earn this badge!

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100 Pts.
Kids - Animal Lover
Kids Reading Program: BadgeQuest

Do 3 awesome animal activities to complete this mission and earn this badge and get entered to win a Kinetic Sand playset in our end-of-summer prize drawings! This limited-edition badge is only available until August 30, 2020.

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200 Pts.
Kids - Community Badge
Kids Reading Program: BadgeQuest

This exclusive badge will only be unlocked if participants in our library‘s “Imagine Your Story“ summer reading program total 15,000 hours or more. When unlocked, a secret code will appear in the space. Enter the secret code to earn this badge!

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Mission Badge
100 Pts.
Kids - Family Fun
Kids Reading Program: BadgeQuest

Families come in all shapes and sizes! Read with your family to earn this badge and be entered to win a Board Game Prize Pack in our end-of-summer prize drawings! This limited-edition badge is only available until August 30, 2020.

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Mission Badge
100 Pts.
Kids - Friendly Reader
Kids Reading Program: BadgeQuest

Read, play, or complete challenges with your friend to earn this badge and get entered to win a Amazon Kindle Kids Edition in our end-of-summer prize drawings! This limited-edition badge is only available until August 30, 2020.

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100 Pts.
Kids - Garden State
Kids Reading Program: BadgeQuest

Show some love for the great state of New Jersey by completing three of the activities below to earn this badge!

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Mission Badge
100 Pts.
Kids - Great Outdoors
Kids Reading Program: BadgeQuest

Anytime is a terrific time to explore the world outside! Complete five of the activities below to earn this badge!

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Mission Badge
100 Pts.
Kids - Heroes Everyday
Kids Reading Program: BadgeQuest

Whether it’s superheroes in comic books or every day heroes in the real world, celebrate all of your heroes by completing four of the activities below to earn this badge.

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150 Pts.
Kids - Indoor Scavenger Hunt
Kids Reading Program: BadgeQuest

Get ready to search the great indoors! Find all of the following items in your home to earn this badge!

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75 Pts.
Kids - Review Rabbit
Kids Reading Program: BadgeQuest

Write a book review and post it on the READsquared app to earn this badge! This limited-edition badge is only available until August 30, 2020.

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Mission Badge
100 Pts.
Kids - ScienceTeller!
Kids Reading Program: BadgeQuest

Watch the special ScienceTellers show, “Tale of the Ice Dragon”, on SBPL’s website or Facebook page! Find the secret code and enter it to earn this badge and get entered to win the 52-Piece Microscope Set or a Robotics Kit in our end-of-summer prize drawings! This limited edition badge is only available until August 30, 2020.

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125 Pts.
Kids - Virtual Field Trip
Kids Reading Program: BadgeQuest

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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Preschool - Little Explorers
Preschool Reading Program

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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30 Pts.
Preschool - Animal Lover
Preschool Reading Program

Do 3 awesome animal activities to complete this mission and earn this badge! This limited-edition badge is only available until August 30, 2020.

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Mission Badge
30 Pts.
Preschool - Family Fun
Preschool Reading Program

Read as a family to earn this badge! This limited-edition badge is only available until August 30, 2020.

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Mission Badge
30 Pts.
Preschool - Friendly Reader
Preschool Reading Program

Read with your friend to earn this badge! This limited-edition badge is only available until August 30, 2020.

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Mission Badge
30 Pts.
Preschool - Storytime!
Preschool Reading Program

Watch any 3 of our remote storytime and activities on YouTube or Facebook to earn this badge! This limited-edition badge is only available until August 30, 2020.

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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

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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!

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Mission Badge
25 Pts.
Adult Create Your Own Adventure
Adult 2020 Imagine Your Story

Make your own adventures by checking things off your Summer 2020 Bucket List!  You create your own bucket list and you have all summer long to complete three of the five goals. Does your bucket list include virtually visiting a museum, restaurant, or park? Or maybe discovering something or some place new? Or maybe reading a new genre like Science Fiction or Fantasy.  See the Imagination Train Reading List. Share the top things on your bucket list that you hope to accomplish this summer below. Go forward and adventure! 

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Mission Badge
25 Pts.
Adult Indoor Scavenger Hunt
Adult 2020 Imagine Your Story

Find seven of the following 15 items in your home.  Take a picture of the item and check it off as you find them.  You need to find 7 of the 15 items listed to earn the badge.   Happy Hunting!  

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25 Pts.
Adult Photo Scavenger Hunt
Adult 2020 Imagine Your Story

If you wish, use a camera or phone to take pictures of the following things and check them off the list.    Have fun with this adventure!!  You need to find 10 of the 25 items listed.  Keep looking - you don't need to find all 10 items in one search. 

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25 Pts.
Adult Investigative Intern
Adult 2020 Imagine Your Story

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!  You need to answer 8 of the 20 questions to earn the badge.

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Mission Badge
25 Pts.
Adult Alphabet Walk
Adult 2020 Imagine Your Story

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 check it off your list.  You need to find at least 10 letters to earn the badge.  If you want, you can put the photos together in a single document and send it as an attachment to outreach@sbpl.info.   

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Mission Badge
25 Pts.
Adult Virtual Field Trip
Adult 2020 Imagine Your Story

Take a virtual field trip online with animal, parks, space, geography and history!  Don't forget to mark each activity as complete once you've explored.  You need to explore at least 5 of these 15 places to earn this badge.



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