Missions
Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
#Dapper
Teens

It's pretty sunny out. Why don't you read while wearing a hat? Pics or it didn't happen.

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Academic
Independent Readers: Tails & Tales

Research a topic of your choice using the library's databases, then tell us about it! Database link: http://ulsterlibraries.info/children/for-kids/

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Adult Create Your Own Adventure
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!

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Ain't No One Got Time For That
Adults

Who can be bothered with a full book? Read a short story or novella instead!

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Ain't No One Got Time For That
Teens

Who can be bothered with a full book? Read a short story or novella instead!

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
And Now For Something Completely Different
Independent Readers

Let's change things up. Read a book you wouldn't normally choose to read.

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
And Now For Something Completely Different
Teens

Let's change things up. Read a book you wouldn't normally choose to read.

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
And Now For Something Completely Different
Adults

Let's change things up. Read a book you wouldn't normally choose to read.

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
And Now For Something Completely Different
Independent Readers: Tails & Tales

Read something you wouldn't normally read!

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
And Now For Something Completely Different
Teens: Tails & Tales

Read something you wouldn't normally read!

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
And Now For Something Completely Different
Adults: Tails & Tales

Read something you wouldn't normally read.

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Art-eest!
Independent Readers: Tails & Tales

Make an animal: draw, sculpt, bake, whatever makes you happy. Then share a picture of it with us!

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Art-eest!
Teens: Tails & Tales

Make an animal: draw, sculpt, bake, whatever. Then share a picture of it so we can join in the glory that is your creation.

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Art-eest!
Adults: Tails & Tales

Create something with your hands and share it with us. We don't care if you use clay, paint, Legos, or mashed potatoes!

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Be Like Stephanie
Read With Me

Make up a story and tell it to your favorite stuffy. They're sure to be a captive audience.

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Be Like Stephanie
Read With Me: Tails & Tales

Tell your special stuffy a story. Want to see Stephanie? Join her for outdoor storytimes this summer on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:30am. Please register at 84-246-4317 x5

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Boogie Fever
Read With Me

Cut loose and dance to your favorite song!

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Boogie Fever
Read With Me: Tails & Tales

Dance to your favorite song!

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Breath of Fresh Air
Independent Readers

Read outside for a while, enjoy the sun!

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Captive Audience
Independent Readers: Tails & Tales

Read to a person, a pet, or a stuffed animal--pics or it didn't happen!

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Captive Audience
Adults: Tails & Tales

Read to somebody else. Don't like people? Read to a pet or stuffed animal instead!

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Characterization
Read With Me

Why don't you draw your favorite character for us? We're curious to see who it is.

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Characterization
Read With Me: Tails & Tales

Draw your favorite book character.

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Creative Juices
Adults

Make something and share a picture (Lego, dinner, birdhouse, we're impressed either way!)

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Critic
Read With Me

Got some opinions? Write a book review on this website.

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Critic
Independent Readers

Got opinions? Write a book review on this website!

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Critic
Teens

Got opinions? Write a book review on this website!

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Critic
Adults

Got opinions? Write a book review on this website!

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Critic
Read With Me: Tails & Tales

Post a book review to this website.

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Dance Lessons
Read With Me

Learn a new dance! Hand jive? Bunny hop? The list is endless!

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Dance Lessons
Read With Me: Tails & Tales

Learn a new dance!

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Day at the Museum
Independent Readers: Tails & Tales

Take a live or virtual museum tour. Borrow one of our museum passes for free in-person access. Or, check out this list of virtual possibilities:   https://www.tasteofhome.com/article/free-virtual-tours/

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Day at the Museum
Teens: Tails & Tales

Takea live or virtual museum tour. Borrow one of our museum passes for freein-person access. Or click here for a list of virtual possibilities.

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Day at the Museum
Adults: Tails & Tales

Take a live or virtual museum tour. Borrow one of our museum passes for free in-person access. Or click here for a list of virtual possibilities.

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Eenie Meenie Minie Moe
Teens

Tell us about your favorite character and share a picture!

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Fandom Wars
Teens: Tails & Tales

Read a fanfiction story!

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Flower Power
Independent Readers

Find 6 flowers in your neighborhood and identify them.

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Flower Power
Adults

Find 6 flowers in your neighborhood and identify them.

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Fun & Games
Independent Readers

Take it easy. Play a game or do a puzzle.

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Fun & Games
Adults

Take it easy. Play a game or do a puzzle.

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Fun & Games
Teens

Take it easy. Play a game or do a puzzle.

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Gamer
Independent Readers: Tails & Tales

Play a game with someone else. Let us know what you played!

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Gamer
Teens: Tails & Tales

Play a game with someone else.

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Gamer
Adults: Tails & Tales

Play a game with someone else!

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Gone to Pieces
Read With Me

Put together a puzzle! 

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Gone To Pieces
Read With Me: Tails & Tales

Put together a puzzle!

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
How Now, Brown Cow?
Independent Readers

Read aloud for 30 minutes. Read to a parent, a sibling or friend, a pet or a stuffed animal. Everything is better with an audience!

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
It's Alive!
Independent Readers

Create a character and describe it for us.

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
It's Alive!
Teens

Create a character and describe it for us.

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
It's Documentary, Dear Watson!
Independent Readers: Tails & Tales

Watch a documentary or an educational episode of a show. Pay attention for the juiciest fact to share with us--librarians love trivia!

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
It's Documentary, Dear Watson!
Teens: Tails & Tales

Watch a documentary. Pay attention for the juiciest fact to share with us--librarians love trivia!

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
It's Documentary, Dear Watson!
Adults: Tails & Tales

Watch a documentary. Pay attention for the juiciest fact to share withus—librarians love trivia!

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Journalist
Teens: Tails & Tales

Read this article about telling the difference between fake news andverified sources.

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Journalist
Adults: Tails & Tales

Read this article about telling the difference between fake news and verified sources.

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Kids Story-time
Independent Readers

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.
King of the Jungle
Read With Me: Tails & Tales

Make a lion mask--ROAR!

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Lifelong Student
Teens: Tails & Tales

Start an online class through Universal Class and learn something new! There's everything from writing classes to pet grooming to pie baking. Click here!

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Lifelong Student
Adults: Tails & Tales

Start a class through Universal Class. Click here to log in or make a free account with your library account!

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Mad Science
Independent Readers

Perform an experiment using the scientific method. Teach us how it works!

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Mad Science
Teens

Perform an experiment using the scientific method. Teach us how it works!

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Media Mixup
Read With Me

Read along with a book on Tumblebooks. Find it on our website and login with your library account.

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Media Mixup
Read With Me: Tails & Tales

Read along with a book on Tumblebooks. Find it on our website and login with your library card number: saugertiespubliclibrary.org/kids

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
My Spine!
Adults

Write a poem using the titles of books. Click here for some examples of book spine poetry.

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
My Spine!
Teens

Write a poem using the titles of books. Click here for some examples of book spine poetry.

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
My Spine!
Independent Readers

Write a poem using the titles of books. Click here for some examples of book spine poetry.

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Myth & Legend
Read With Me

Create something out of a myth or legend. Dragon? Mermaid? 

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Myth & Legend
Independent Readers

Create something out of myth. A castle? A unicorn? Have at it!

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Myth & Legend
Teens

Create something out of myth. A castle? A unicorn? Have at it!

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Nailed It
Independent Readers: Tails & Tales

Cook with somebody, then share a picture of your tasty creation!

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Nailed It
Teens: Tails & Tales

Make a meal that you're proud of and share a picture of it with us--we like food!

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Nailed It
Adults: Tails & Tales

Cook a meal!

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Out of the Ordinary
Independent Readers: Tails & Tales

Do something out of your comfort zone!

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Out of the Ordinary
Teens: Tails & Tales

Do something out of your comfort zone!

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Out of the Ordinary
Adults: Tails & Tales

Do something out of your comfort zone!

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Participation Award
Read With Me

Attend a library program! Check out our online calendar, Facebook, or Instagram to see what's available.

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Participation Award
Independent Readers

Attend a library program! Check out our online calendar, Facebook, or Instagram to see what's available.

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Participation Award
Teens

Attend a library program! Check out our online calendar or Instagram to see what's available.

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Participation Award
Adults

Attend a library program! Check out our online calendar, Facebook, or Instagram to see what's available.

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Participation Award
Read With Me: Tails & Tales

Attend a virtual or in-person library program! Here's our list of events: http://saugertiespubliclibrary.org/events-calendar/

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Participation Award
Independent Readers: Tails & Tales

Participate in a library program! Here's out calendar of events: http://saugertiespubliclibrary.org/events-calendar

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Participation Award
Teens: Tails & Tales

Participate in a library program. Click here for a calendar of events.

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Participation Award
Adults: Tails & Tales

Participate in a library program. Here's our calendar of events!

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Polyglot
Adults

Take a lesson on Mango to learn a language, which you can use for free from our website. You could learn to speak Spanish, German, or even Pirate!

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Polyglot
Teens: Tails & Tales

Begin learning a new language through Mango--it's free using your library card! Either use the app or this link.

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Polyglot
Adults: Tails & Tales

Begin learning a new language through Mango--it's free using your library card! Either access is through the app or through this website.

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Pre-K Share Your Story
Read With Me

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
10 Pts.
Random Act of Kindness
Independent Readers: Tails & Tales

Do something nice for someone else!

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Random Act of Kindness
Teens: Tails & Tales

Do something nice for someone else!

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Random Act of Kindness
Adults: Tails & Tales

Do something nice for someone else!

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Rhyme Time
Read With Me

Recite a nursery rhyme!

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Rhyme Time
Independent Readers

Expand your mind and read a poem.

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Rhyme Time
Adults

Expand your mind and read a poem.

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Rhyme Time
Read With Me: Tails & Tales

Recite a nursery rhyme!

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Royalty
Read With Me

Feeling high and mighty? Make a crown. Draw it, glue things together, whatever gets those creative juices flowing!

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Scavenger
Adults

Check out weekly photos from around Saugerties and identify one. Find them on our Facebook, or Instagram.

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Scavenger
Teens

Check out weekly photos from around Saugerties and identify one. Find them on our Facebook, or Instagram.

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Scavenger
Independent Readers

Check out weekly photos from around Saugerties and identify one. Find them on our Facebook, or Instagram.

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Signs All Around Us
Read With Me

Spot these signs out in the world: Stop sign, a sign for a restaurant, railroad crossing, yield, and a fire house.

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Signs All Around Us
Read With Me: Tails & Tales

Spot these signs: Stop sign, advertisement for food, railroad crossing, Yield sign, Fire house.

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Singalong
Read With Me

Sing along to your favorite movie. Sorry, parents!

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Singalong
Read With Me: Tails & Tales

Sing along to your favorite movie! (Sorry, parents!)

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Still Glossy
Adults

Read an eMagazine on RBDigital for free through our website.

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Storyteller
Read With Me: Tails & Tales

Tell someone a story. Then briefly describe it for us--we're nosy!

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Superfan
Teens

Follow us on Instagram!

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Superfan
Adults

Follow us on Facebook or Instagram.

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Teen Writer's Block
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!

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
The Better to Eat You With
Independent Readers: Tails & Tales

Read a book about your favorite animal and teach us about this majestic beast!

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
The Glossy Pages
Independent Readers: Tails & Tales

Download a magazine through Overdrive or Libby and read it. You can either use the app or read it in the browser: https://mhls.overdrive.com/collection/1163886

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
The Glossy Pages
Teens: Tails & Tales

Download and read a magazine through the Libby or OverDrive app or in your browser--click here for the link!

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
The Glossy Pages
Adults: Tails & Tales

Download a magazine through either your browser at this link or through the Libby or OverDrive app.

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Unadulterated Joy
Independent Readers: Tails & Tales

Do something outside that makes you happy. Share a picture with us!

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Unadulterated Joy
Teens: Tails & Tales

Do something outside that makes you happy. Then share a picture with us--we want to be happy, too!

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Unadulterated Joy
Adults: Tails & Tales

Do something outside that makes you happy!

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Under the Sea
Read With Me: Tails & Tales

Create a sea creature out of whatever you want--paper, clay, cake? The sky's the limit!

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Winner Winner
Read With Me

Read a book that won the Caldecott Medal. 

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Winner Winner
Independent Readers

Read a book that won either the Newbery or Caldecott Award.

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Winner Winner
Teens

Read a book that won either the Printz or National Book Award.

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Winner Winner
Adults

Read a book that either won National Book Award or was on the New York Times Bestseller List.

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Winner Winner
Read With Me: Tails & Tales

Read a Caldecott Award winning book!

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
Winner Winner
Independent Readers: Tails & Tales

Read a Caldecott or Newbery award winning book. Click here for a list of Caldecott winners.Click here for a list of Newbery winners.



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