Missions
Earns You

200 Pts.
"Story This!" Creative Writing Mission
Teen 2021 Tails & Tales

Write a 750 to 1500 word story inspired by this image and send it to ce@pbclibrary.org for an additional 200 points. Send your story as a Word document and make sure to include your name and contact information. If your story is really good, we might post it on our website!

Earns You

100 Pts.
Attend Virtual Events!
Adult 2021 Tails & Tales

We may not be able to meet in person, but our library staff have been busy developing virtual programming! Attend at least three of the following for 100 points!

Earns You

50 Pts.
Attend Virtual Events!
Teen 2021 Tails & Tales

We may not be able to meet in person, but our library staff have been busy developing virtual programming! 

Earns You

50 Pts.
Be a bird-watcher!
Adult 2021 Tails & Tales

Explore the outside with a bird-watching kit! Each backpack contains one set of adult binoculars and two children’s binoculars along with a Florida Birds Pocket Guide!

Earns You

50 Pts.
Be a bird-watcher!
Teen 2021 Tails & Tales

Explore the outside with a bird-watching kit! Each backpack contains one set of adult binoculars and two children’s binoculars along with a Florida Birds Pocket Guide!

Earns You
Mission Badge
Completion Survey
All Programs

Please complete the survey to comment on your experience with PBCLS's Summer Reaing Program and READsquared. 

Earns You
Mission Badge
100 Pts.
Emojis Tale
Teen 2021 Tails & Tales

Use the Emojis to guess the name of the book. How well do you know your Emojis?*Answers are case-sensitive. Complete 9 activities to earn your badge.

Earns You
Mission Badge
100 Pts.
Investigative Intern
Adult 2021 Tails & Tales

Investigative journalists dig deep to work to expose the world of crimes, corruption, and more. Use your investigative skills to determine whether these facts are true or false. Dig deep and see what you can uncover!

Earns You
Mission Badge
50 Pts.
July is Parks & Rec Month
Little Learners 2021 Tails & Tales

Pick up a Parks & Recreation Nature Journal at your local library. While supplies last.

Earns You
Mission Badge
50 Pts.
Match the Tail
Kids 2021 Tails & Tales

Do you love animals? Guess what animal each tail belongs to! *Need a hint? Try one of these: alligator, beaver, chameleon, elephant, giraffe, lemur, pig, tiger, whale, zebra.

Earns You

50 Pts.
Mission Dress Up!
Teen 2021 Tails & Tales

Get creative and dress up as your favorite character! Show us your costume to get 50 points.

Earns You

50 Pts.
Mission Dress Up!
Adult 2021 Tails & Tales

Get creative and dress up as your favorite character! Show us your costume to get 50 points.

Earns You

100 Pts.
Mission Mythical Madness
Teen 2021 Tails & Tales

An archeologist just discovered a story about a new mythical creature and needs your help building a model of what it looked like.

Earns You
Mission Badge
50 Pts.
Page Turner Adventures Summer Week #1 Farm Friends
Little Learners 2021 Tails & Tales

This week, we head to the farm for some “Udderly Amazing” shows, crafts, and special guests. Don’t be chicken! Check out the videos and get ready for some farmyard fun. Join us every week in June for a new Mission from Page Turner!  

Earns You
Mission Badge
50 Pts.
Page Turner Adventures Summer Week #1 Farm Friends
Kids 2021 Tails & Tales

This week, we head to the farm for some “Udderly Amazing” shows, crafts, and special guests. Don’t be chicken! Check out the videos and get ready for some farmyard fun. Join us every week in June for a new Mission from Page Turner!  

Earns You
Mission Badge
50 Pts.
Page Turner Adventures Summer Week #2 Fish Tails
Little Learners 2021 Tails & Tales

This week it’s all about H2 OH! We’ll dive deep and meet some fantastic finned friends with our wet and wild show, crafts, and special guests. Join us every week in June for a new Mission from Page Turner! 

Earns You
Mission Badge
50 Pts.
Page Turner Adventures Summer Week #2 Fish Tails
Kids 2021 Tails & Tales

This week it’s all about H2 OH! We’ll dive deep and meet some fantastic finned friends with our wet and wild show, crafts, and special guests. Join us every week in June for a new Mission from Page Turner! 

Earns You
Mission Badge
50 Pts.
Page Turner Adventures Summer Week #3 Pet Pals
Little Learners 2021 Tails & Tales

This week we’ll go “mutts” with a positively paw-some show, craft, recipe, and special guest. Plus, we have an author AND an illustrator who will teach us how to draw our own perfect pets. Join us next week for a new Mission from Page Turner! 

Earns You
Mission Badge
50 Pts.
Page Turner Adventures Summer Week #3 Pet Pals
Kids 2021 Tails & Tales

This week we’ll go “mutts” with a positively paw-some show, craft, recipe, and special guest. Plus, we have an author AND an illustrator who will teach us how to draw our own perfect pets. Join us next week for a new Mission from Page Turner! 

Earns You
Mission Badge
50 Pts.
Page Turner Adventures Summer Week #4 Celebrity Critters
Little Learners 2021 Tails & Tales

Lights, Camera, Action! This week, we’ll celebrate famous animals with an awards show, a Hollywood-style craft, a super-star author and illustrator, and special guests who’ve been seen around the world. Plus, we’ll have a celebrity Read-Aloud! 

Earns You
Mission Badge
50 Pts.
Page Turner Adventures Summer Week #4 Celebrity Critters
Kids 2021 Tails & Tales

Lights, Camera, Action! This week, we’ll celebrate famous animals with an awards show, a Hollywood-style craft, a super-star author and illustrator, and special guests who’ve been seen around the world. Plus, we’ll have a celebrity Read-Aloud! 

Earns You

50 Pts.
PBC Parks Virtual Events
Kids 2021 Tails & Tales

Join a naturalist from one of Palm Beach County's parks or nature centers to learn about Florida wildlife! 

Earns You
Mission Badge
50 Pts.
Random Acts of Kindness (Round 1)
Adult 2021 Tails & Tales

Choose a random act of kindness from the list below to spread kindness in the community!

Earns You
Mission Badge
50 Pts.
Random Acts of Kindness (Round 2)
Adult 2021 Tails & Tales

Choose a random act of kindness from the list below to spread kindness in the community!

Earns You
Mission Badge
50 Pts.
Random Acts of Kindness (Round 3)
Adult 2021 Tails & Tales

Choose a random act of kindness from the list below to spread kindness in the community!

Earns You

20 Pts.
Reading Lunch
Adult 2021 Tails & Tales

Reading Lunch: Post a pic of your lunch and the book you're currently reading!

Earns You

20 Pts.
Reading Lunch
Teen 2021 Tails & Tales

Reading Lunch: Post a pic of your lunch and the book you're currently reading!

Earns You

50 Pts.
Share a Positive Experience!
Adult 2021 Tails & Tales

Have you had great service from a local restaurant, store or business? Write a review on social media and earn some bonus points!

Earns You

50 Pts.
Share a Positive Experience!
Teen 2021 Tails & Tales

Have you had great service from a local restaurant, store or business? Write a review on social media and earn some bonus points!

Earns You

50 Pts.
Share the joy!
Adult 2021 Tails & Tales

Did you have a good day? Share the joy with your network by posting a funny or happy status on your social media account.

Earns You

200 Pts.
Share Your Opinion
Adult 2021 Tails & Tales

Review some of the books you have read - one from each genre. Complete 5 activities to earn 200 points! 

Earns You

200 Pts.
Share Your Opinion
Teen 2021 Tails & Tales

Review some of the books you have read - one from each genre. Complete 5 activities to earn 200 points! 

Earns You
Mission Badge
100 Pts.
Teen Reading Around
Teen 2021 Tails & Tales

Books can take you around the world and back, even if you're only in your backyard! Show us all the fun and exciting places you read by taking a picture everywhere you take your book. Get out and read! Complete 5 or more activities. *Please note your pictures will only visible to library staff

Earns You

100 Pts.
TM June Writing Missions
Adult 2021 Tails & Tales

Flex your creative muscles and answer a writing prompt to complete this mission. Complete one of the activities for 100 points! 

Earns You

100 Pts.
TM June Writing Missions
Teen 2021 Tails & Tales

Flex your creative muscles and answer a writing prompt to complete this mission. Complete one of the activities for 100 points! 

ABCMouse
Kids 2021 Tails & Tales

Try ABCMouse today for more than 10,000 fun-filled learning activities that encompass reading, math, science, art, and music for ages 2-8+. 

ABCMouse
Little Learners 2021 Tails & Tales

Try ABCMouse today for more than 10,000 fun-filled learning activities that encompass reading, math, science, art, and music for ages 2-8+. 

Earns You
Mission Badge
50 Pts.
Animal Yoga
Little Learners 2021 Tails & Tales

Learn about animals by acting them out through simple yoga poses for kids. Follow the animal yoga sequence below or make up your own yoga journey!

Earns You

50 Pts.
Be a bird-watcher!
Kids 2021 Tails & Tales

Explore the outside with a bird-watching kit! Each backpack contains one set of adult binoculars and two children’s binoculars along with a Florida Birds Pocket Guide!

Digital Magazines Galore!
All Programs

Browse Flipster's incredible selection of popular magazines. Available free of charge with your library card!

Earns You
Mission Badge
50 Pts.
July is Parks & Rec Month
Teen 2021 Tails & Tales

Pick up a Parks & Recreation Nature Journal at your local library. While supplies last.

Earns You
Mission Badge
50 Pts.
July is Parks & Rec Month
Kids 2021 Tails & Tales

Pick up a Parks & Recreation Nature Journal at your local library. While supplies last.

Meet the PBCLS BookSquad!
All Programs

The PBCLS BookSquad is a group of library staff members enthusiastic about guiding readers to new favorite books. Request a personalized reading list and reach your summer reading goals!

Earns You

100 Pts.
Mission “One”
Kids 2021 Tails & Tales

One fine day, a “one”derful idea came upon a master builder in Monochrome City. “What if I could build a structure using only one shape?” they said, and immediately got to work.

Earns You

50 Pts.
Mission Dress Up!
Little Learners 2021 Tails & Tales

Get creative and dress up as your favorite character! Show us your costume to get 50 points.

Earns You

50 Pts.
Mission Dress Up!
Kids 2021 Tails & Tales

Get creative and dress up as your favorite character! Show us your costume to get 50 points.

Earns You

100 Pts.
Mission Get Creative! Scavenger Hunt
Kids 2021 Tails & Tales

Creativity is the name of this game!  Complete the activity to earn 100 points!

Earns You

100 Pts.
Mission Technology!
Kids 2021 Tails & Tales

Technology doesn't always mean computers and robots.  In Mission Technology, you'll use tech to find information on your favorite topic to earn your 100 points! 

Earns You

100 Pts.
Mission Troll Trouble
Kids 2021 Tails & Tales

One day as you were casually strolling along, you came upon a construction crew taking down a very old bridge. YIKES! What was that sound? GASP! It was a troll!!! And… it’s crying? Oh no! You go to offer the troll a tissue and it tells you that it used to live under the old bridge, but now its home is being destroyed. 

Earns You
Mission Badge
15 Pts.
Pre-K Little Explorers
Little Learners 2021 Tails & Tales

Get your little ones to expand their horizons. This can be accomplished by trying something new or seeing things in a different light. Teach your little ones that you don’t have to travel far to explore new things—wonderment can be found everywhere! Complete 5 or more activities.

Earns You

50 Pts.
Shapes Search
Little Learners 2021 Tails & Tales

Complete the scavenger hunt to earn 50 points!

Earns You
Mission Badge
100 Pts.
Stay At Home
Little Learners 2021 Tails & Tales

Don't just log books... complete any 5 or more of these activities while you're at home to earn the mission badge! 

Earns You
Mission Badge
100 Pts.
Stay At Home
Kids 2021 Tails & Tales

Don't just log books... complete any 5 or more of these activities while you're at home to earn the mission badge! 

Earns You

50 Pts.
Virtual Activities!
Kids 2021 Tails & Tales

Attend one of our virtual activities presented by staff from the Palm Beach County Library System! 

Earns You
Mission Badge
100 Pts.
Virtual Escape Rooms
All Programs

Complete one of the escape rooms for 100 points!

Earns You
Mission Badge
50 Pts.
Virtual Field Trip
All Programs

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. Complete 1 or more activities to earn a badge!

Earns You

50 Pts.
Virtual Storytime!
Little Learners 2021 Tails & Tales

Attend one of our virtual storytimes presented by staff from the Palm Beach County Library System! 

Earns You
Mission Badge
Completion Survey
Families Reading Together 2020

Please complete the survey to comment on your experience with Families Reading Together and READsquared. Completing this mission will enter you into a separate prize drawing! 



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