Missions
Earns You
Mission Badge
30 Pts.
Adventure Awaits!
All Programs

Make your own adventures by checking things off your summer bucket list! Share the top five things on your list that you hope to accomplish this summer below, then go forward and adventure!

Earns You
Mission Badge
30 Pts.
An Act of Kindness
All Programs

Fairy tales often tell of small acts of kindness--nursing hurt animals back to health, giving a drink to a beggar woman, and so on. But the real world can be full of kindness too, if we choose to make it so. Make the world into a kinder, more magical place by doing at least five of the following activities.

Earns You
Mission Badge
30 Pts.
Animal Companions
All Programs

You don't have to be a fairytale princess to have an animal friend. Snap a pick of your pet (or pets!) to complete this mission!

Earns You
Mission Badge
30 Pts.
Book Cover Makeover
Children

You shouldn't judge a book by its cover, because--let's be honest--some amazing books have so-so covers that don't give you a good idea of the story. Choose one of your favorite books and design a new cover for it!

Earns You
Mission Badge
30 Pts.
Book Cover Makeover
Teen

You shouldn't judge a book by its cover, because--let's be honest--some amazing books have so-so, if not downright bad covers. Choose one of your favorite books and design a new cover for it!

Earns You
Mission Badge
30 Pts.
Book Soundtrack
Teen

Emotion! Drama! Feels! Music can add a lot to a story. Create a playlist for a book or graphic novel that doesn't currently have one (ie.. if it's been made into a movie, you can't use music from the official soundtrack!!). You can pick songs to represent certain characters, plot points, or both.If you want, you can also share your book soundtrack on social media using the tags #ImagineYourStory and #LibrariesImagine. Don’t forget to tag Williams Public Library.

Earns You
Mission Badge
30 Pts.
Buddy Reading
Pre-K & Kindergarten

Find a kid who is older or younger than you and read wth them. You can read to them, or have them read to you. And don't forget to tell them that they can get points for doing this mission, too!

Earns You
Mission Badge
30 Pts.
Buddy Reading
Teen

Little kids love it when teens read with them. Make their day by reading a book to them, or having them read to you.

Earns You
Mission Badge
30 Pts.
Buddy Reading
Toddler

Have an older child or teenager read to your little one. And don't forget to tell them that they can get points for doing this mission, too!

Earns You
Mission Badge
30 Pts.
Buddy Reading
Children

Little kids love it when older kids read with them. Make their day by reading a book to them, or having them read to you.

Earns You
Mission Badge
30 Pts.
Caught on Camera!
All Programs

From the Cottingley Fairies to Nessy to the elusive Bigfoot, people have been trying to capture mythological creatures on camera for as long as cameras have existed. Why not try your hand at it by taking a photo (staged or unstaged ;) )of a heretofore undocumented creature?

Earns You
Mission Badge
30 Pts.
Create Your Own Picture Book
Pre-K & Kindergarten

Everyone loves stories with pictures in them. Have someone in your family tell your child a story (it can be a real story or one they make up) and have your child draw pictures to go along with it. If you want, you can staple the pictures into a book that your family wrote together!

Earns You
Mission Badge
30 Pts.
Create Your Own Picture Book
Toddler

Everyone loves stories with pictures in them. Tell your child a story (it can be a real story or one they make up) and them draw pictures to go along with it. If you want, you can staple the pictures into a book that the two of you wrote together!

Earns You
Mission Badge
30 Pts.
Creative Costumes
All Programs

Part of what makes fairy tales fun is imagining what it would be like to be a magical creature, beautiful princess, or daring hero. Dress as the fairy tale, folktale, or fantasy book character or creature to complete this mission!

Earns You
Mission Badge
30 Pts.
Experiential Learning
Toddler

Ordinary life is full of learning opportunities for babies and toddlers. Do these 3 of these activities with your little one to earn 30 points.

Earns You
Mission Badge
30 Pts.
Face Mask-uerade
All Programs

Wearing a face mask can help keep other people healthy if you're sick and don't know it. It doesn't have to be all gloom and doom, though. Why not have fun by coordinating your face mask with your outfit?

Earns You
Mission Badge
30 Pts.
Fairytale Crossword
All Programs

Some fairytales and folktales are more well known than others. Test your knowledge by completing the Fairytale Crossword, which you can pick up at the checkout counter.

Earns You
Mission Badge
30 Pts.
Family Feast
All Programs

Food made by a loved one tells its own story. To complete this mission, cook a meal together!

Earns You
Mission Badge
30 Pts.
Family Game Night
All Programs

Make some time for your family by having a family game night! 

Earns You
Mission Badge
30 Pts.
Illustrate a Story
Children

Choose a story--whether it's a book, movie, video game, folktale or fairytale, or one you made up yourself--and create your own illustrations for it. If the story already has images or illustrations, you can still choose your own favorite scenes that you think deserve to be featured in your own art style. Do at least 5 illustrations to complete the story.

Earns You
Mission Badge
30 Pts.
Imagine a Story Through Art
Teen

Choose a story--whether it's a book, movie, video game, folktale or fairytale, or one you wrote yourself--and create your own art for it. This can be in the form of illustrations, comic book pages, fanart of characters, cosplay, or anything else you want!

Earns You
Mission Badge
30 Pts.
Imagine Your Cultural Story
All Programs

Part of your story comes from our shared culture. This summer, take some time to appreciate art, music, history, and philosophy by completing at least 3 of the following activities.

Earns You
Mission Badge
30 Pts.
Imagine Your Exercise Story
All Programs

You never know when you'll need to fight a dragon, climb the tallest tower, or go on a mystical quest, so it's inportant to keep your body in good condition. Complete at least 4 of the activities to complete this mission.

Earns You
Mission Badge
30 Pts.
Imagine Your Family's Story
All Programs

Part of your story comes from your family. These can be childhood recollections, funny memories, or even tales passed down through the generations. Take time to tell and hear your own family stories.

Earns You
Mission Badge
30 Pts.
Imagine Your Online Story
All Programs

Have some fun with social media by completing 3 of these bookish online activities!

Earns You
Mission Badge
30 Pts.
Intergenerational Storytelling
All Programs

It's one thing to watch a documentary or read a book about a past decade, but it's another to hear a first person account told to you by someone who lived it. Find someone from another generation and share some tales of yesteryear.

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Library Love
All Programs

Show your library some love by connecting with us online. Get 10 points for signing up on Facebook, 10 points for signing up for our email newsletter, and 10 extra points if you do both!

Earns You
Mission Badge
30 Pts.
Outside Play
Pre-K & Kindergarten

It's no fun being cooped up inside all day, so get out there and have some fun!

Earns You
Mission Badge
30 Pts.
Rewrite the Ending
Teen

Have you ever read an amazing book with a terrible ending? Maybe your favorite character died, or the story petered out with a whimper, or there was a totally ridiculous twist that ruined everything. Don't settle for less! Fix up the story and give it the conclusion it deserves!

Earns You
Mission Badge
30 Pts.
Rewrite the Ending
Children

Have you ever read an amazing book with a terrible ending? Maybe your favorite character died, or the story petered out with a whimper, or there was a totally ridiculous twist that ruined everything. Don't settle for less! Fix up the story and give it the conclusion it deserves!

Earns You
Mission Badge
30 Pts.
Share Your Story
Pre-K & Kindergarten

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
30 Pts.
Summer Stay-cation
All Programs

Often, we get so used to where we live that we stop seeing the magic all around us. Take time this summer to visit some of the fun places Williams has to offer (and prove it by taking a selfie in 5 of the following spots).If you want, post your selfies on social media using the tags #ImagineYourStory, #LibrariesImagine and #SummerStaycation. Don’t forget to tag Williams Public Library.

Earns You
Mission Badge
80 Pts.
Summertime Bingo
All Programs

Pick up a bingo board at the checkout counter and cross off each activity you do this summer. Each row, column, or diagonal you complete is worth 10 SRC points. If you cover the whole board, you get 80 extra points!

Earns You
Mission Badge
30 Pts.
The Great Outdoors
Children

It's no fun being cooped up inside all day, so get out there and have some fun!

Earns You
Mission Badge
30 Pts.
Toddler Tales
Toddler

Little ones have active imaginations! Have your child tell you a story, and listen as they tell it.

Earns You
Mission Badge
30 Pts.
Words with Wisdom
Teen

Some fantasy stories feature a wizard or wise woman who gives guidance to the young heroes, who then go off on their own adventures. Why not find your own wise woman or wizard, and bring the adventure back to them? That is, read a book with a senior citizen!

Earns You
Mission Badge
30 Pts.
Words with Wisdom
Pre-K & Kindergarten

Some fantasy stories feature a wizard or wise woman who gives guidance to the young heroes, who then go off on their own adventures. Why not find your own wise woman or wizard, and bring the adventure back to them? That is, read a book with a senior citizen!

Earns You
Mission Badge
30 Pts.
Words with Wisdom
Children

Some fantasy stories feature a wizard or wise woman who gives guidance to the young heroes, who then go off on their own adventures. Why not find your own wise woman or wizard, and bring the adventure back to them? That is, read a book with a senior citizen!

Earns You
Mission Badge
30 Pts.
Write Your Story!
All Programs

Don't just imagine your story, write it! Do three of the following writerly activities to complete this mission!



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