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Ultimate Book Nerd


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Earns You
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100 Things To Do Before Kindergarten
1,000 Books

Things to do with your child before they enter kindergarten.

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Mission Badge
Activity Mission
Test Reading Challenge

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Cheer Camp
Summer Reading Test Kids

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Mission Badge
Create Your Own Adventure
Summer Reading Test Adults

Make your own adventures by checking things off your bucket list! Does your bucket list include visiting a museum, restaurant, or park? Or maybe visiting someplace new? Share the top five things on your bucket list that you hope to accomplish this summer below. Go forward and adventure!

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Mission Badge
50 Pts.
Extreme Book Nerd
Ultimate Book Nerd

·        50 books in 50 weeks·        Program runs from January 5 to December 19, open to ages 13+·        Quarterly Silent Book Club meetings (March,June, September, December) to get some reading time in!·        People who complete the challenge win an“Extreme Book Nerd” t-shirt. ·        There are 60 categories, each participant must read 1 book in each of 50 categories to win – for each additional category/book completed, participants will receive a raffle ticket for a grand prize drawing. ·        Books must be Middle Grade reading level or higher to count toward the challenge.·        All books read must be recorded in the online log by December 19, 2020. ·        Audiobooks count toward the challenge.·        Books must be started and completed within the contest time period.·        Sign-ups must be between January 5 and July 1,2020.·         What needs to be recorded: (enter the following information into the text field for each category completed)o  Title and Author of book reado  Date Startedo  Date Completedo  Book rating on a scale of 1-5

Family Fun
Summer Reading Test Kids

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Feeling Healthy
Summer Reading Test Kids

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Imagine That
Summer Reading Test Kids

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Kindness Hero
Summer Reading Test Kids

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Master Maker
Summer Reading Test Kids

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Pay It Forward
Summer Reading Test Kids

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Reading Advocate
Summer Reading Test Kids

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Reading Pro
Summer Reading Test Kids

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Reading Star
Summer Reading Test Kids

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Earns You
Mission Badge
100 Pts.
Story-time
Spring Reading Challenge

Read the short story below and answer the questions.It's a warm spring day, and Lina, Xavier and Holly are enjoying the park in their neighborhood. Lina loves the colorful flowers: her favorites are the fragrant carnations. Xavier and Holly are shooting hoops. Holly shoots! She scores!. Xavier is a great runner, he spends time running every day. The three friends are having a great day. 

Earns You
Mission Badge
100 Pts.
Story-time
Spring Reading Test

Read the short story below and answer the questions.It's a warm spring day, and Lina, Xavier and Holly are enjoying the park in their neighborhood. Lina loves the colorful flowers: her favorites are the fragrant carnations. Xavier and Holly are shooting hoops. Holly shoots! She scores!. Xavier is a great runner, he spends time running every day. The three friends are having a great day. 

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Mission Badge
Story-time
Summer Reading Test Kids

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
2 Pts.
Test Mission
Test Reading Challenge

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Earns You
Mission Badge
50 Pts.
Ultimate Book Nerd
Ultimate Book Nerd 2021

50 Books - 50 Weeks - 50 categoriesThe Ultimate Book Nerd Challenge runs from January 3 to December 18 and is open to everyone ages 13+ (only Caldwell cardholders are eligible for prizes).Participants who complete the challenge, and are active Caldwell library cardholders, will win an “Ultimate Book Nerd” t-shirt.There are 60 categories. Each participant must read 1 book in each of the 50 categories to win (each book can only be used once). For each additional category completed, participants will receive a raffle ticket for a grand prize drawing. Books must be Middle-Grade reading level (grade 4-8) or higher to count toward the challenge.All books must be recorded in the online log by 11:59 pm on Saturday, December 18. Paper logs must be submitted by Saturday, December 19 at 5 pm.Audiobooks, ebooks, and physical books count toward the challengeBooks must be started and completed within the contest time period.Sign-ups for the challenge must be between January 3 and July 3, 2021.What needs to be recorded:Title and Author of Book ReadDate Started and Completed

Earns You
Mission Badge
Winter Test 1
Staff Test

This is a mission to see if you complete the assigned activity.

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Mission Badge
Writer's Block
Summer Reading Test Teens

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
Space Exploration
Pre-K 2019 CSLP

A new planet has recently been discovered in our solar system! Help us collect data about this strange new planet by completing the activities below. Maybe this new planet will become your new home!

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Mission Badge
Astronaut Training
Kids 2019 CSLP

So you want to be an astronaut... Did you know it is the 50th anniversary of the Apollo Moon Landing? NASA is looking for some new recruits. Do you have what it takes? Complete the following steps to learn about what is needed to become an astronaut with NASA!

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Mission Badge
Space is Neat
Teen 2019 CSLP

True or False. Are these space facts true? Or simply made up? Take a guess. You have a 50/50 chance of being right!Type true or false into the completion box for each fact listed.

Earns You
Mission Badge
Name That Planet
Adult 2019 CSLP

There used to be nine planets in our solar system, and now there are only eight! Think you can guess which of the eight planets are left? Using the provided clues, guess the correct planet and type your answer below each one. Only correct answers count, so keep trying and name that planet!No need to worry if you guess wrong - you have an unlimited number of guesses for each planet!



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