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

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

Earns You
Mission Badge
150 Pts.
Adult Week 1
Adult 2020 Imagine Your Story

Imagine Your Story and practice a little self-care for the first week of Summer Reading! Complete at least 3 activities to claim your badge and earn a chance to win a prize from this week's drawing. Prizes this week are gift certificates to Three Forks Bakery and Brewing Company (Madelyn Helling & Penn Valley branches), The Book Seller (Grass Valley & Bear River branches), and the Villager Nursery (Truckee). You'll also get a bonus entry into this summer's Final Drawing, with exciting prizes to be announced!  East County's Grand Prize is a $100.00 gift card at Mountain Hardware & Sports.

Earns You
Mission Badge
150 Pts.
Adult Week 2
Adult 2020 Imagine Your Story

Imagine Your Story and enjoy your surroundings in this second week of Summer Reading! Complete at least 3 activities to claim your badge and earn a chance to win a prize from this week's drawing. Prizes this week are gift certificates to Northridge (Madelyn Helling & Penn Valley branches), Forever Yours Florist and Gifts (Grass Valley & Bear River branches), and the Villager Nursery (Truckee). You'll also get a bonus entry into this summer's Final Drawing, with exciting prizes to be announced! East County's Grand Prize is a $100.00 gift card for Mountain Hardware & Sports.

Earns You
Mission Badge
150 Pts.
Adult Week 3
Adult 2020 Imagine Your Story

Imagine Your Story and try something new for Week 3 of Summer Reading! Complete at least 3 activities to claim your badge and earn a chance to win a prize from this week's drawing. Prizes this week are gift certificates to Mountain Pastimes (Madelyn Helling & Penn Valley branches), Gristmill Bakery and Deli (Grass Valley & Bear River branches), and Full Belly Deli (Truckee). You'll also get a bonus entry into this summer's Final Drawing, with exciting prizes to be announced!  East County's Grand Prize is a $100.00 gift card for Mountain Hardware & Sports!

Earns You
Mission Badge
150 Pts.
Adult Week 4
Adult 2020 Imagine Your Story

Imagine Your Story and celebrate your local area for Week 4 of Summer Reading! Complete at least 3 activities to claim your badge and earn a chance to win a prize from this week's drawing. Prizes this week are gift certificates to Player’s Pizza (Madelyn Helling & Penn Valley branches), Ben Franklin Crafts (Grass Valley & Bear River branches), and Z Marketplace (Truckee). You'll also get a bonus entry into this summer's Final Drawing, with exciting prizes to be announced! East County's Grand Prize is a $100.00 gift card for Mountain Hardware & Sports!

Earns You
Mission Badge
150 Pts.
Adult Week 5
Adult 2020 Imagine Your Story

Imagine Your Story and give yourself a break for the fifth week of Summer Reading! Complete at least 3 activities to claim your badge and earn a chance to win a prize from this week's drawing. Prizes this week are gift certificates to Treats (Madelyn Helling & Penn Valley branches), Sierra Theaters (Grass Valley & Bear River branches), and CoffeeBar (Truckee).You'll also get a bonus entry into this summer's Final Drawing, with exciting prizes to be announced!  East Count's Grand Prize is a $100.00 gift card for Mountain Hardware & Sports!    

Earns You
Mission Badge
150 Pts.
Adult Week 6
Adult 2020 Imagine Your Story

Imagine Your Story and relax a little for Week 6 of Summer Reading! Complete at least 3 activities to claim your badge and earn a chance to win a prize from this week's drawing. Prizes this week are gift certificates to Wildflower Nursery (Madelyn Helling & Penn Valley branches), Fable Coffee (Grass Valley & Bear River branches), and Full Belly Deli (Truckee). You'll also get a bonus entry into this summer's Final Drawing, with exciting prizes to be announced! East County's Grand Prize is a $100.00 gift card for Mountain Hardware & Sports!

Earns You
Mission Badge
150 Pts.
Adult Week 7
Adult 2020 Imagine Your Story

Imagine Your Story and get outside for the final week of Summer Reading! Complete at least 3 activities to claim your badge and earn a chance to win a prize from this week's drawing. You’ll also get a bonus entry into this summer’s Final Drawing! This week’s prize for Truckee is a gift certificate to Z Marketplace. Grass Valley/Bear River's winner will receive a gift card to Flour Garden Bakery. Prizes for Madelyn Helling/Penn Valley's winner will receive a gift card to Nevada City Chocolate Shoppe. East County's Grand Prize in the final summer drawing is a $100.00 gift card for Mountain Hardware & Sports!

Earns You
Mission Badge
Kids Week 1
Children's 2020 Imagine Your Story

Imagine Your Story, and try something new this week! Complete a mission of your choice for a chance to win a prize from this week's drawing! This week's prizes are gift certificates to The Book Seller (west county) and Word After Word (east county). You'll also get a bonus entry into this summer's Final Drawing. West county grand prizes are gift certificates to Ben Franklin Crafts ($100 and $50) - East county grand prizes are gift certificates to Word After Word Books ($100)!

Earns You
Mission Badge
Kids Week 2
Children's 2020 Imagine Your Story

Imagine Your Story, and try something new this week! Complete a mission of your choice for a chance to win a prize from this week's drawing! This week's prizes are gift certificates to Ben Franklin Crafts (west county) and Glenshire General Store (east county). You'll also get a bonus entry into this summer's Final Drawing. West county grand prizes are gift certificates to Ben Franklin Crafts ($100 and $50) - East county grand prizes are gift certificates to Word After Word Books ($100)!

Earns You
Mission Badge
Kids Week 3
Children's 2020 Imagine Your Story

Imagine Your Story, and try something new this week! Complete a mission of your choice for a chance to win a prize from this week's drawing! This week's prizes are gift certificates to Treats (west county) and Truckee Ice Creamery (east county). You'll also get a bonus entry into this summer's Final Drawing. West county grand prizes are gift certificates to Ben Franklin Crafts ($100 and $50)- East county grand prizes are gift certificates to Word After Word Books ($100)!

Earns You
Mission Badge
Kids Week 4
Children's 2020 Imagine Your Story

Imagine Your Story, and try something new this week! Complete a mission of your choice for a chance to win a prize from this week's drawing! This week's prizes are gift certificates to Mountain (west county) and Word After Word (east county). You'll also get a bonus entry into this summer's Final Drawing. West county grand prizes are gift certificates to Ben Franklin Crafts ($100 and $50) - East county grand prizes are gift certificates to Word After Word Books ($100)!

Earns You
Mission Badge
Kids Week 5
Children's 2020 Imagine Your Story

Imagine Your Story, and try something new this week! Complete a mission of your choice for a chance to win a prize from this week's drawing! This week's prizes are gift certificates to J.J. Jackson's (west county) and Glenshire General Store (east county). You'll also get a bonus entry into this summer's Final Drawing. West county grand prizes are gift certificates to Ben Franklin Crafts ($100 and $50) - East county grand prizes are gift certificates to Word After Word Books ($100)!

Earns You
Mission Badge
Kids Week 6
Children's 2020 Imagine Your Story

Imagine Your Story, and try something new this week! Complete a mission of your choice for a chance to win a prize from this week's drawing! This week's prizes are gift certificates to Mountain Pastimes (west county) and Truckee Ice Creamery (east county). You'll also get a bonus entry into this summer's Final Drawing. West county grand prizes are gift certificates to Ben Franklin Crafts ($100 and $50) - exciting prizes for east county to be announced!

Earns You
Mission Badge
Kids Week 7
Children's 2020 Imagine Your Story

Imagine Your Story, and try something new this week! Complete a mission of your choice for a chance to win a prize from this week's drawing! This week's prizes are gift certificates to the Book Seller (west county) and Glenshire General Store (east county). You'll also get a bonus entry into this summer's Final Drawing. West county grand prizes are gift certificates to Ben Franklin Crafts ($100 and $50)- East county grand prizes are gift certificates to Word After Word Books ($100)!

Earns You
Mission Badge
200 Pts.
NEA Big Read
Adult 2020 Imagine Your Story

An initiativeof the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest, theNEA Big Read broadens our understanding of our world, our communities, andourselves through the joy of sharing a good book. Showcasing a diverse range oftitles that reflect  many differentvoices and perspectives, the NEA Big Read aims to inspire conversation anddiscovery. The main feature of the initiative is a grants program, managed byArts Midwest, which annually supports approximately 75 dynamic communityreading programs, each designed around a single NEA Big Read selection.

Earns You
Mission Badge
Pre-K Week 1
Pre-K 2020 Imagine Your Story

Imagine Your Story, and try something new this week! Complete a mission of your choice for a chance to win a prize from this week's drawing! This week's prizes are gift certificates to The Book Seller (west county) and Truckee Ice Creamery (east county). You'll also get a bonus entry into this summer's Final Drawing. West county grand prizes are gift certificates to The Book Seller ($100) and Ben Franklin Crafts ($50) - East county grand prizes are gift certificates to Truckee Variety Co. ($100)!

Earns You
Mission Badge
Pre-K Week 2
Pre-K 2020 Imagine Your Story

Imagine Your Story, and try something new this week! Complete a mission of your choice for a chance to win a prize from this week's drawing! This week's prizes are gift certificates to Ben Franklin Crafts (west county) and Word After Word (east county). You'll also get a bonus entry into this summer's Final Drawing. West county grand prizes are gift certificates to The Book Seller ($100) and Ben Franklin Crafts ($50) - East county grand prizes are gift certificates to Truckee Variety Co. ($100)!

Earns You
Mission Badge
Pre-K Week 3
Pre-K 2020 Imagine Your Story

Imagine Your Story, and try something new this week! Complete a mission of your choice for a chance to win a prize from this week's drawing! This week's prizes are gift certificates to Treats (west county) and Glenshire General Store (east county). You'll also get a bonus entry into this summer's Final Drawing. West county grand prizes are gift certificates to The Book Seller ($100) and Ben Franklin Crafts ($50)- East county grand prizes are gift certificates to Truckee Variety Co. ($100)!

Earns You
Mission Badge
Pre-K Week 4
Pre-K 2020 Imagine Your Story

Imagine Your Story, and try something new this week! Complete a mission of your choice for a chance to win a prize from this week's drawing! This week's prizes are gift certificates to Mountain Pastimes (west county) and Truckee Ice Creamery (east county). You'll also get a bonus entry into this summer's Final Drawing. West county grand prizes are gift certificates to The Book Seller ($100) and Ben Franklin Crafts ($50) - East county grand prizes are gift certificates to Truckee Variety Co. ($100)!

Earns You
Mission Badge
Pre-K Week 5
Pre-K 2020 Imagine Your Story

Imagine Your Story, and try something new this week! Complete a mission of your choice for a chance to win a prize from this week's drawing! This week's prizes are gift certificates to J.J. Jackson's (west county) and Word After Word (east county). You'll also get a bonus entry into this summer's Final Drawing. West county grand prizes are gift certificates to The Book Seller ($100) and Ben Franklin Crafts ($50) - East county grand prizes are gift certificates to Truckee Variety Co. ($100)!

Earns You
Mission Badge
Pre-K Week 6
Pre-K 2020 Imagine Your Story

Imagine Your Story, and try something new this week! Complete a mission of your choice for a chance to win a prize from this week's drawing! This week's prizes are gift certificates to Mountain Pastimes (west county) and Glenshire General Store (east county). You'll also get a bonus entry into this summer's Final Drawing. West county grand prizes are gift certificates to The Book Seller ($100) and Ben Franklin Crafts ($50) - East county grand prizes are gift certificates to Truckee Variety Co. ($100)!

Earns You
Mission Badge
Pre-K Week 7
Pre-K 2020 Imagine Your Story

Imagine Your Story, and try something new this week! Complete a mission of your choice for a chance to win a prize from this week's drawing! This week's prizes are gift certificates to the Book Seller (west county) and Truckee Ice Creamery (east county). You'll also get a bonus entry into this summer's Final Drawing. West county grand prizes are gift certificates to The Book Seller ($100) and Ben Franklin Crafts ($50) - East county grand prizes are gift certificates to Truckee Variety Co. ($100)!

Earns You
Mission Badge
Teen Week 1
Teen 2020 Imagine Your Story

Imagine Your Story, and try something new this week! Complete a mission of your choice for a chance to win a prize from this week's drawing! This week's prizes are gift certificates to The Book Seller (west county) and Full Belly Deli (east county). You'll also get a bonus entry into this summer's Final Drawing. West county grand prizes are gift certificates to Grass Valley Games ($100) and J.J. Jackson's ($50) - East county grand prizes are gift certificates to Tahoe Mountain Sports ($100)!

Earns You
Mission Badge
Teen Week 2
Teen 2020 Imagine Your Story

Imagine Your Story, and try something new this week! Complete a mission of your choice for a chance to win a prize from this week's drawing! This week's prizes are gift certificates to Ben Franklin Crafts (west county) and Coffeebar (east county). You'll also get a bonus entry into this summer's Final Drawing. West county grand prizes are gift certificates to Grass Valley Games ($100) and J.J. Jackson's ($50) - East county grand prizes are gift certificates to Tahoe Mountain Sports ($100)!

Earns You
Mission Badge
Teen Week 3
Teen 2020 Imagine Your Story

Imagine Your Story, and try something new this week! Complete a mission of your choice for a chance to win a prize from this week's drawing! This week's prizes are gift certificates to Treats (west county) and Truckee Ice Creamery (east county). You'll also get a bonus entry into this summer's Final Drawing. West county grand prizes are gift certificates to Grass Valley Games ($100) and J.J. Jackson's ($50) - East county grand prizes are gift certificates to Tahoe Mountain Sports ($100)!

Earns You
Mission Badge
Teen Week 4
Teen 2020 Imagine Your Story

Imagine Your Story, and try something new this week! Complete a mission of your choice for a chance to win a prize from this week's drawing! This week's prizes are gift certificates to Yuba Blue (west county) and Word After Word (east county). You'll also get a bonus entry into this summer's Final Drawing. West county grand prizes are gift certificates to Grass Valley Games ($100) and J.J. Jackson's ($50) - East county grand prizes are gift certificates to Tahoe Mountain Sports ($100)!

Earns You
Mission Badge
Teen Week 5
Teen 2020 Imagine Your Story

Imagine Your Story, and try something new this week! Complete a mission of your choice for a chance to win a prize from this week's drawing! This week's prizes are gift certificates to J.J. Jackson's (west county) and Full Belly Deli (east county). You'll also get a bonus entry into this summer's Final Drawing. West county grand prizes are gift certificates to Grass Valley Games ($100) and J.J. Jackson's ($50) - East county grand prizes are gift certificates to Tahoe Mountain Sports ($100)!

Earns You
Mission Badge
Teen Week 6
Teen 2020 Imagine Your Story

Imagine Your Story, and try something new this week! Complete a mission of your choice for a chance to win a prize from this week's drawing! This week's prizes are gift certificates to Fable Coffee (west county) and Coffeebar (east county). You'll also get a bonus entry into this summer's Final Drawing. West county grand prizes are gift certificates to Grass Valley Games ($100) and J.J. Jackson's ($50) - East county grand prizes are gift certificates to Tahoe Mountain Sports ($100)!

Earns You
Mission Badge
Teen Week 7
Teen 2020 Imagine Your Story

Imagine Your Story, and try something new this week! Complete a mission of your choice for a chance to win a prize from this week's drawing! This week's prizes are gift certificates to the Book Seller (west county) and Truckee Ice Creamery (east county). You'll also get a bonus entry into this summer's Final Drawing. West county grand prizes are gift certificates to Grass Valley Games ($100) and J.J. Jackson's ($50) - East county grand prizes are gift certificates to Tahoe Mountain Sports ($100)!



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