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Explore Birds
2020-04 - Read & Explore

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Explore Your World
2020-04 - Read & Explore

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Read & Roar (Ages 18+)
Read & Roar (Ages 18+)

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Technology Explorer
2020-04 - Read & Explore

[No description provided]

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Visit the Story Trail
Read & Roar (Ages 0-11)

Visit the story trail...

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10 Pts.
Attend a Library Event
Wizards & Wands Festival 2021

Visit our events calendar, then choose an event (or 4!) to attend, now through October 24. Coming to the Wizards & Wands Festival on October 22 counts, too! This mission can be completed up to 4 times. Location: various (including virtual)

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Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Attend a Library Event
Wizards & Wands Festival 2021

Visit our events calendar, then choose an event (or 4!) to attend, now through October 24. Coming to the Wizards & Wands Festival on October 22 counts, too! This mission can be completed up to 4 times. Location: various (including virtual)

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Kindness Counts
2020-04 - Read & Explore

Share kindness with your family, your neighborhood, and yourself.

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Read Together
1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

From birth, your baby can start to learn about reading, like how to sound out words and what direction to hold a book. Complete these suggested activities to build language skills that lead to healthy development, kindergarten readiness, and a love of reading. (Note: Though these missions do not earn you prizes, they do earn you bragging rights! Finish 10 activities to earn a badge.) 

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Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Design a Potion
Wizards & Wands Festival 2021

Put your alchemy skills to the test. Find the ingredients hidden in the word search to complete your potion. This mission can be completed up to 4 times. Location: Teen Room

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Family Fun
2020-04 - Read & Explore

Try some of these activities designed for families to do together!

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Sing Together
1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

When you sing, you slow down words. This helps your child hear the smaller sounds, learn syllables, and develop vocabulary. Singing also helps develop listening and memory skills. Singing together is a fun bonding experience - whether you're a good singer or not!(Note: Though these missions do not earn you prizes, they do earn you bragging rights! Finish 10 activities to earn a badge.) 

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Goonies Treasure Hunt
Wizards & Wands Festival 2021

Goonies never say die! Use One Eyed Willy’s secret key and a special map to find words hidden in the library. This mission can be completed up to 4 times. Location: Second Floor

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Indoor Scavenger Hunt
2020-04 - Read & Explore

Find all of the following items in your home.

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Play Together
1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

Playing encourages your child to put their thoughts into words, tell stories, problem-solve and imagine. All of these skills will help them become better readers and writers when they start school.(Note: Though these missions do not earn you prizes, they do earn you bragging rights! Finish 10 activities to earn a badge.) 

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Explore Art
2020-04 - Read & Explore

Challenge yourself to create different kinds of art using various materials. Complete 6 activities to earn this badge.

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Identify Magical Creatures
Wizards & Wands Festival 2021

Do you know your magical creatures & characters? Look at the outline of each one and determine who it is. Can you guess them all? This mission can be completed up to 4 times. Location: Children's Area

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Library Explorer
2020-04 - Read & Explore

[No description provided]

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Talk Together
1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

When you talk to your child about different events and ideas, it helps them learn new vocabulary and to use words they know.(Note: Though these missions do not earn you prizes, they do earn you bragging rights! Finish 10 activities to earn a badge.) 

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Magical Creature Scavenger Hunt
Wizards & Wands Festival 2021

Magical creatures have hidden themselves in the library. Search to find them all! This mission can be completed up to 4 times. Location: Children's Area

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Write Together
1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

Giving children opportunities to write, even if it is just scribbles, helps children understand that print can represent spoken words. It can also help children develop eye-hand coordination and the fine motor control they need to hold a pencil.(Note: Though these missions do not earn you prizes, they do earn you bragging rights! Finish 10 activities to earn a badge.) 

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Magical I Spy
Wizards & Wands Festival 2021

Using a guide, can you spot certain magical items in the Magical I Spy case? This mission can be completed up to 4 times. Location: Display case near the Teen Room.

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Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Magical Trivia
Wizards & Wands Festival 2021

Do you know your magical worlds? Put your knowledge to the test with some magical trivia. Read and answer the questions. This mission can be completed up to 4 times. Location: Digital Display in Atrium

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Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Read a Magical Book
Wizards & Wands Festival 2021

Books take us to magical places. To complete this mission, read any fantasy book, now through October 24. Not sure what to read next? Try one of these. This mission can be completed up to 4 times.

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Virtual Field Trip
2020-04 - Read & Explore

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.

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Spot the Gold Challenge
Wizards & Wands Festival 2021

The Fidelity Fiduciary Bank holds many treasures. Some of them are on exhibit. Can you spot specific treasures in their display case? This mission can be completed up to 4 times. Location: Entrance to Westerville History Center & Museum

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Photo Scavenger Hunt
2020-04 - Read & Explore

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

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10 Pts.
Watch a Magical Movie
Wizards & Wands Festival 2021

Movies show us magical worlds and fantastical places. To complete this mission, watch any fantasy movie, now through October 24. This mission can be completed up to 4 times.Need a recommendation? Check out these movie lists. Magical Movies for Kids (All Rated G)Magical Movies for the Whole Family (Rated PG)Magical Movies (All ratings)

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Write a Knight Oath
Wizards & Wands Festival 2021

Knights make oaths of their ideals to uphold. Write your own oath to inspire yourself and others to greatness. Hang your oath on the Knight’s Wall. This mission can be completed up to 4 times. Location: Innovation Lab

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Reading Challenge: Bronze Reader
2020-04 - Read & Explore

Take part in the Reading Challenge and read!



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