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
20 Pts.
Dress Up Mission
Pre-K 2020 Imagine Your Story

The very best part of Imagining YOUR Story is to dress the part!Choose 5 of these dress up prompts and post a photo to earn a badge and an additional trip to the prize box at the end of the summer.Go as simple or as elaborate as you wish. It's all about the imagination! 

Earns You
Mission Badge
20 Pts.
Dress Up Mission
Children's 2020 Imagine Your Story

The very best part of Imagining YOUR Story is to dress the part!Choose 5 of these dress up prompts and post a photo to earn a badge and an additional trip to the prize box at the end of the summer.Go as simple or as elaborate as you wish. It's all about the imagination! 

Earns You
Mission Badge
20 Pts.
Dress Up Mission
Teen 2020 Imagine Your Story

The very best part of Imagining YOUR Story is to dress the part!Choose 5 of these dress up prompts and post a photo to earn a badge and an additional trip to the prize box at the end of the summer.Go as simple or as elaborate as you wish. It's all about the imagination! 

Earns You
Mission Badge
20 Pts.
Dress Up Mission
Adult 2020 Imagine Your Story

The very best part of Imagining YOUR Story is to dress the part!Choose 5 of these dress up prompts and post a photo to earn a badge and an additional trip to the prize box at the end of the summer.Go as simple or as elaborate as you wish. It's all about the imagination! 

Earns You
Mission Badge
20 Pts.
Princess Mission
Pre-K 2020 Imagine Your Story

Are you ready to rule your kingdom?Complete 7 of 10 activities to earn a virtual badge – and your title as Princess of MGPL –in the McIver’s Grant Public Library Princess Challenge.Craft andactivity kits are available at McIver’s Grant Public Library through limitedservices inside the building or curbside service.

Earns You
Mission Badge
20 Pts.
Princess Mission
Children's 2020 Imagine Your Story

Are you ready to rule your kingdom?Complete 7 of 10 activities to earn a virtual badge – and your title as Princess of MGPL –in the McIver’s Grant Public Library Princess Challenge.Craft andactivity kits are available at McIver’s Grant Public Library through limitedservices inside the building or curbside service.

Earns You
Mission Badge
250 Pts.
Space Race
Explore from Anywhere - UT/TSU/4H Partnership

Space Race is the next badge in a series of fun and educational activities brought to you through a partnership between UT/TSU Extension Dyer County, McIver's Grant Public Library, and Dyer County 4-H.Activities for all ages include a free 4-H S.T.E.M. activity kit that may be picked up at McIver’s Grant Public Library.This month, Discovery Park of America joins the fun! Enjoy space-themed books, a virtual walk on the moon, a space suit challenge, activities, free Discovery Park virtual field trips (aligned with Common Core standards), story times, and volcano science!

Earns You
Mission Badge
50 Pts.
Staff Training Oct. 21, 2020
McIver's Grant Public Library Staff Challenge

WELCOME MAGNIFICENT McIVER'S GRANT PUBLIC LIBRARY STAFF!This first mission in the Staff Challenge is designed to allow you to navigate READsquared so you will feel empowered to share this great resource with our patrons and answer any questions they may have.It is also a fun way to get to know even more about each other!Finish each of these FIVE activities to complete the Mission and earn a virtual badge!Are you ready?On your mark...Get set...GO!

Earns You
Mission Badge
50 Pts.
50 Books recommended to read before kindergarten
1,000 Books

According to education.com, these 50 titles are some of the best reading for kids entering kindergarten.A reading list, for kindergarten?Though they're not exactly required reading, these 50 books, both old and new, make a top-notch reading that young kinders shouldn't miss.They run the gamut from read-alouds that parents can share to early reading practice, and deal with topical subjects (like fear of school), skills kids should master (such as the alphabet), and, of course, flat-out fun!So hunker down and get reading!

Earns You
Mission Badge
3,000 Pts.
Constitution Jeopardy - Delegates
DAR Constitution Day Jeopardy

Welcome to Constitution Jeopardy!You have chosen the category: DelegatesUsing the clues in the Clues to Peruse section, choose the correct delegate and answer each of the questions in this category to clear the board and earn additional points toward your Constitution Day: Delegates Badge. Simply type the first and last name of the delegate in all capital letters in the box below the question.When you have answered all the questions, click the box on the Clues activity and claim your badge!

Earns You
Mission Badge
FALL in Love with Nature
November Reading Program - Fall in Love with Readi

FALL in Love with NATUREthis month to celebrate autumn(and earn a virtual badge!)Simply complete FIVE of the following activities to earn an additional virtual badge!AND...Don't forget to log your minutes!Reading just 20 per day will keep you on trackto complete the program in the month of November.

Earns You
Mission Badge
50 Pts.
Family Downtown Scavenger Hunt
Pre-K 2020 Imagine Your Story

HELP!The King of Happily Ever After has noticed some very important artifacts missing from the Once Upon A Time Museum. If the items are not returned by midnight, a spell cast by the Wicked Queen will undo all of the happy endings in the kingdom. All the King’s Horses and All the King’s Men chased the culprits to downtown Dyersburg before they lost the trail.Can YOU help the characters of your favorite fairy tales continue living happily ever after? McIver’s Grant Public Library will kick off its 2020 SummerReading Program – “Imagine Your Story: Fairy Tales, Myths and Legends” onThursday, May 28. As a part of its virtual kickoff celebration, a scavenger hunt will take place in downtown Dyersburg. Items will be hidden in business windows along West Court Street, Mill Avenue and around the Courthouse Square. Families who participate in the scavenger hunt and check off the items will earn a virtual badge and a prize at the end of the summer reading program.To encourage social distancing, library patrons will not have to enter the participating businesses to take part in the scavenger hunt. This allows families to take part in the event over several weeks, even after business hours. Bingo cards may be printed off of this site, picked up at McIver’s Grant Public Library,located at 410 W. Court St. (across from City Hall) or printed off of the library’s summer reading page at www.McIversGrantPublicLibrary.org.Happy Hunting!

Earns You
Mission Badge
50 Pts.
Family Downtown Scavenger Hunt
Children's 2020 Imagine Your Story

HELP!The King of Happily Ever After has noticed some very important artifacts missing from the Once Upon A Time Museum. If the items are not returned by midnight, a spell cast by the Wicked Queen will undo all of the happy endings in the kingdom. All the King’s Horses and All the King’s Men chased the culprits to downtown Dyersburg before they lost the trail.Can YOU help the characters of your favorite fairy tales continue living happily ever after? McIver’s Grant Public Library will kick off its 2020 SummerReading Program – “Imagine Your Story: Fairy Tales, Myths and Legends” onThursday, May 28. As a part of its virtual kickoff celebration, a scavenger hunt will take place in downtown Dyersburg. Items will be hidden in business windows along West Court Street, Mill Avenue and around the Courthouse Square. Families who participate in the scavenger hunt and check off the items will earn a virtual badge and a prize at the end of the summer reading program.To encourage social distancing, library patrons will not have to enter the participating businesses to take part in the scavenger hunt. This allows families to take part in the event over several weeks, even after business hours. Bingo cards may be printed off of this site, picked up at McIver’s Grant Public Library,located at 410 W. Court St. (across from City Hall) or printed off of the library’s summer reading page at www.McIversGrantPublicLibrary.org.Happy Hunting!

Earns You
Mission Badge
50 Pts.
Family Downtown Scavenger Hunt
Teen 2020 Imagine Your Story

HELP!The King of Happily Ever After has noticed some very important artifacts missing from the Once Upon A Time Museum. If the items are not returned by midnight, a spell cast by the Wicked Queen will undo all of the happy endings in the kingdom. All the King’s Horses and All the King’s Men chased the culprits to downtown Dyersburg before they lost the trail.Can YOU help the characters of your favorite fairy tales continue living happily ever after? McIver’s Grant Public Library will kick off its 2020 SummerReading Program – “Imagine Your Story: Fairy Tales, Myths and Legends” onThursday, May 28. As a part of its virtual kickoff celebration, a scavenger hunt will take place in downtown Dyersburg. Items will be hidden in business windows along West Court Street, Mill Avenue and around the Courthouse Square. Families who participate in the scavenger hunt and check off the items will earn a virtual badge and a prize at the end of the summer reading program.To encourage social distancing, library patrons will not have to enter the participating businesses to take part in the scavenger hunt. This allows families to take part in the event over several weeks, even after business hours. Bingo cards may be printed off of this site, picked up at McIver’s Grant Public Library,located at 410 W. Court St. (across from City Hall) or printed off of the library’s summer reading page at www.McIversGrantPublicLibrary.org.Happy Hunting!

Earns You
Mission Badge
50 Pts.
Family Downtown Scavenger Hunt
Adult 2020 Imagine Your Story

HELP!The King of Happily Ever After has noticed some very important artifacts missing from the Once Upon A Time Museum. If the items are not returned by midnight, a spell cast by the Wicked Queen will undo all of the happy endings in the kingdom. All the King’s Horses and All the King’s Men chased the culprits to downtown Dyersburg before they lost the trail.Can YOU help the characters of your favorite fairy tales continue living happily ever after? McIver’s Grant Public Library will kick off its 2020 SummerReading Program – “Imagine Your Story: Fairy Tales, Myths and Legends” onThursday, May 28. As a part of its virtual kickoff celebration, a scavenger hunt will take place in downtown Dyersburg. Items will be hidden in business windows along West Court Street, Mill Avenue and around the Courthouse Square. Families who participate in the scavenger hunt and check off the items will earn a virtual badge and a prize at the end of the summer reading program.To encourage social distancing, library patrons will not have to enter the participating businesses to take part in the scavenger hunt. This allows families to take part in the event over several weeks, even after business hours. Bingo cards may be printed off of this site, picked up at McIver’s Grant Public Library,located at 410 W. Court St. (across from City Hall) or printed off of the library’s summer reading page at www.McIversGrantPublicLibrary.org.Happy Hunting!

Earns You
Mission Badge
50 Pts.
Healthy Ever After
Pre-K 2020 Imagine Your Story

Learn fun ways to live Healthy Ever After -and earn a badge - in this partnership between McIver’s Grant Public Library and UT Extension.This engaging program features Steve Smallman’s series of Fairy Tales with a healthy twist. Watch Healthy Ever After Story Time sessions with Mrs. Vanessa, join Mrs. Katelynn for fun demonstrations, take part in activity kit fun and bonus activities with items from home!Complete these activities to earn a badge and...live Healthy Ever After!

Earns You
Mission Badge
50 Pts.
Healthy Ever After
Children's 2020 Imagine Your Story

Learn fun ways to live Healthy Ever After -and earn a badge - in this partnership between McIver’s Grant Public Library and UT Extension.This engaging program features Steve Smallman’s series of Fairy Tales with a healthy twist. Watch Healthy Ever After Story Time sessions with Mrs. Vanessa, join Mrs. Katelynn for fun demonstrations, take part in activity kit fun and bonus activities with items from home!Complete these activities to earn a badge and...live Healthy Ever After!

Earns You
Mission Badge
130 Pts.
Very Dairy Challenge
Explore from Anywhere - UT/TSU/4H Partnership

The Very Dairy Challenge is the first badge in a series of fun and educational activities brought to you through a partnership between UT/TSU Extension Dyer County, McIver's Grant Public Library, and Dyer County 4-H.The Mission offers 13 activities to boost your knowledge of dairy - including a free craft kit that can be picked up at the McIver's Grant Public Library (watch the video of Mrs. Becky telling you all about it!), informative tours from dairy producers right here in Tennessee, story time videos, a book list of dairy titles available at the library, a milk mustache challenge, an It Looked Like Spilt Milk Cloud Contest, dairy recipes, and a demonstration on how to make goats milk into cheese.Join us now for the Very Dairy Challenge!

Earns You
Mission Badge
10 Pts.
WELCOME!
LEGO Challenge

WELCOME to McIver's Grant Public Library's virtual LEGO Club!Calling all ENGINEERS!We haven't forgotten you! We are anxious to BUILD A BETTER WORLD with you again and will use the READsquared platform to continue our LEGO Club.(And the Discovery Park of America contest is available, too!)Look over this information for our transition from an in-person program to a virtual club in this WELCOME mission and earn your first badge! Click each box when you are done reading to get your first badge under your belt.Then complete one build per week and snap a photo to earn a monthly badge.

Earns You
Mission Badge
20 Pts.
Chess Club Challenge
Children's 2020 Imagine Your Story

Are you interested in Chess?The McIver's Grant Public Library Chess Club offers two ways to earn a Chess Club Badge during its 2020 Summer Reading Program "Imagine Your Story."Join the MGPL Teen Chess Club for virtual meetings at www.chess.com every Wednesday afternoon from June 3-July 8. (Simply create a player profile at www.chess.com and let Mr_Shirley know you are interested in joining our group.) Attend four of the six meetings to earn your badge!The MGPL Teen Chess Club is led by our awesome Teen Advisory Board members. The club is open to chess players of all ages and all playing levels. Enjoy playing in person?You may simply play four chess games with a friend or family member in person to earn the Chess Club Challenge Badge. Enter the date your game was played to earn points toward your badge.

Earns You
Mission Badge
20 Pts.
Chess Club Challenge
Teen 2020 Imagine Your Story

Are you interested in Chess?The McIver's Grant Public Library Chess Club offers two ways to earn a Chess Club Badge during its 2020 Summer Reading Program "Imagine Your Story."Join the MGPL Teen Chess Club for virtual meetings at www.chess.com every Wednesday afternoon from June 3-July 8. (Simply create a player profile at www.chess.com and let Mr_Shirley know you are interested in joining our group.) Attend four of the six meetings to earn your badge!The MGPL Teen Chess Club is led by our awesome Teen Advisory Board members. The club is open to chess players of all ages and all playing levels. Enjoy playing in person?You may simply play four chess games with a friend or family member in person to earn the Chess Club Challenge Badge. Enter the date your game was played to earn points toward your badge.

Earns You
Mission Badge
20 Pts.
Chess Club Challenge
Adult 2020 Imagine Your Story

Are you interested in Chess?The McIver's Grant Public Library Chess Club offers two ways to earn a Chess Club Badge during its 2020 Summer Reading Program "Imagine Your Story."Join the MGPL Teen Chess Club for virtual meetings at www.chess.com every Wednesday afternoon from June 3-July 8. (Simply create a player profile at www.chess.com and let Mr_Shirley know you are interested in joining our group.) Attend four of the six meetings to earn your badge!The MGPL Teen Chess Club is led by our awesome Teen Advisory Board members. The club is open to chess players of all ages and all playing levels. Enjoy playing in person?You may simply play four chess games with a friend or family member in person to earn the Chess Club Challenge Badge. Enter the date your game was played to earn points toward your badge.

Earns You
Mission Badge
3,000 Pts.
Constitution Jeopardy - Amendments
DAR Constitution Day Jeopardy

Welcome to Constitution Jeopardy!You have chosen the category: AmendmentsUsing the clues in the Clues to Peruse section, choose the number of the correct amendment and answer each of the questions in this category to clear the board and earn additional points toward your Constitution Day: Amendments Badge. Simply type the number of the amendment in the box below the question.When you have answered all the questions, click the box on the Clues activity and claim your badge!

Earns You
Mission Badge
50 Pts.
FALL in Love with Food
November Reading Program - Fall in Love with Readi

FALL in Love with FOODthis month to celebrate autumn(and earn a virtual badge!)Head to your kitchen and complete FIVE of the following activities to earn an additional virtual badge!AND...Don't forget to log your minutes!Reading just 20 per day will keep you on trackto complete the program in the month of November.

Earns You
Mission Badge
50 Pts.
Knight In Shining Armor Mission
Pre-K 2020 Imagine Your Story

Hear Ye! Hear Ye!All who wish to be honored as Knights of the McIver's Grant Public Library Round Table may try thy hand at the McIver's Knight Mission.Simply complete 8 of these activities to earn thy badge - and an extra trip to the kingdom's Treasure Chest at the end of the summer.Join me, Brave Knights-in-Training!The quest awaits!By my honor,Constantine Griffin Eye (Mrs. Vanessa's Knight Name)

Earns You
Mission Badge
50 Pts.
Knight In Shining Armor Mission
Children's 2020 Imagine Your Story

Hear Ye! Hear Ye!All who wish to be honored as Knights of the McIver's Grant Public Library Round Table may try thy hand at the McIver's Knight Mission.Simply complete 8 of these activities to earn thy badge - and an extra trip to the kingdom's Treasure Chest at the end of the summer.Join me, Brave Knights-in-Training!The quest awaits!By my honor,Constantine Griffin Eye (Mrs. Vanessa's Knight Name)

Earns You
Mission Badge
50 Pts.
Knight In Shining Armor Mission
Teen 2020 Imagine Your Story

Hear Ye! Hear Ye!All who wish to be honored as Knights of the McIver's Grant Public Library Round Table may try thy hand at the McIver's Knight Mission.Simply complete 8 of these activities to earn thy badge - and an extra trip to the kingdom's Treasure Chest at the end of the summer.Join me, Brave Knights-in-Training!The quest awaits!By my honor,Constantine Griffin Eye (Mrs. Vanessa's Knight Name)

Earns You
Mission Badge
LEGO Contest with Discovery Park of America
LEGO Challenge

Welcome to the LEGO Contest, a partnership between Discovery Park of America and the libraries in the Obion River Region of Tennessee!McIver's Grant Public Library is pleased to participate in this great partnership for the third year in a row.How do you earn this badge?Simple! Enter a structure in the contest in September, October and November to earn a chance to have your LEGO creation displayed at Discovery Park of America. Additional prizes may be gained on the local and regional levels, with one regional grand prize winner in each category awarded a season pass to Discovery Park of America.Just check the box under the contest information, upload a photo of your LEGO creation under each month's theme, and bring your LEGOs in for the contest!Good luck and Happy Building!

Earns You
Mission Badge
20 Pts.
Top 20 Kindergarten Readiness Skills
1,000 Books

Dyersburg Primary School provides the TOP 20 readiness skills your child needs to master before entering kindergarten.Work on these skills together to ensure your child has a smooth transition.

Earns You
Mission Badge
3,000 Pts.
Constitution Jeopardy -Direction
DAR Constitution Day Jeopardy

Welcome to Constitution Jeopardy!You have chosen the category: A New Country: Moving in the Right DirectionUsing the clues in the Clues to Peruse section, choose N,S,E or W to answer each of the questions in this category to clear the board and earn additional points toward your Constitution Day: Direction Badge. When you have answered all the questions, click the box on the Clues activity and claim your badge!

Earns You
Mission Badge
100 Pts.
December LEGO Challenges
LEGO Challenge

Welcome to the December LEGO Challenge!Welcome, Engineers!Choose four challenges and upload your photos to earn the McIver's Grant Public Library December LEGO Challenge Badge!And Don't forget:If you don't have LEGOs at home, you can register for a FREE LEGO Activity Kit from McIver's Grant Public Library. Just go to the WELCOME Mission on the LEGO Challenge to find the form.Thank you for joining us, now go and...BUILD A BETTER WORLD!

Earns You
Mission Badge
20 Pts.
Fairy Tale S.T.E.M. Challenge
Children's 2020 Imagine Your Story

Enjoy a fairytale – then the same fairy tale with a twist! – and complete a S.T.E.M.challenge to help your fairy tale character overcome their obstacles.Watch the story time video and check the box below it to earn a point toward this badge.Then, pick up your activity packet at McIver's Grant Public Library (in the bin in front of the Summer Reading Display in the lobby or through curbside pickup) and complete the challenges. Upload a photo of your creation to earn another point.Your fairy tale friends are counting on YOU to use your STEM skills to help them with their problems.

Earns You
Mission Badge
50 Pts.
FALL in Love with Writing
November Reading Program - Fall in Love with Readi

FALL in Love with WRITINGthis month to celebrate autumn(and earn a virtual badge!)Simply complete FIVE of the following writing prompts to earn an additional virtual badge! (and you can enter the FALL in Love with WRITING contest by sending any one of your creations to Vanessa@McIversGrantPublicLibrary.org for a chance to win a prize! Please include the author's name, age and current contact information and write FALL in Love with WRITING Contest on the subject line of the email.)Don't forget to log your minutes!Reading just 20 per day will keep you on trackto complete the program in the month of November.

Earns You
Mission Badge
20 Pts.
Kids Share Your Story Challenge
Pre-K 2020 Imagine Your Story

Imagine YOUR Story!Little ones have active imaginations!Have your child tell you a story and fill in the questions below.You can also opt to share that story with McIver's Grant Public Library as a BONUS ACTIVITY and enter the McIver's Grant Public Library IMAGINE YOUR STORY WRITING CONTEST! Directions are listed below in the activity. Be sure to provide us with your child's name and age.

Earns You
Mission Badge
20 Pts.
Kids Share Your Story Challenge
Children's 2020 Imagine Your Story

Imagine YOUR Story!Little ones have active imaginations!Have your child tell you a story and fill in the questions below.You can also opt to share that story with McIver's Grant Public Library as a BONUS ACTIVITY and enter the McIver's Grant Public Library IMAGINE YOUR STORY WRITING CONTEST! Directions are listed below in the activity. Be sure to provide us with your child's name and age.

Earns You
Mission Badge
100 Pts.
November LEGO Challenges
LEGO Challenge

Welcome to the November LEGO Challenge!Welcome, Engineers!Choose four challenges and upload your photos to earn the McIver's Grant Public Library November LEGO Challenge Badge!And Don't forget:This month, you also have the opportunity to join the LEGO Contest - a partnership between all of the libraries in the Obion River Region and Discovery Park of America! (Participating in this contest offers you a chance to have your creation put on display at Discovery Park, a chance at prizes on the local and regional level, and a chance to win the grand prize - a season pass to Discovery Park of America. Plus...you can earn another virtual badge here on READsquared for participating in all three of the fall challenges!)Thank you for joining us, now go and...BUILD A BETTER WORLD!

Earns You
Mission Badge
100 Pts.
September LEGO Challenges
LEGO Challenge

Welcome to the September LEGO Challenge!Welcome, Engineers!Choose four challenges and upload your photos to earn the McIver's Grant Public Library September LEGO Challenge Badge!And Don't forget:This month, you also have the opportunity to join the LEGO Contest - a partnership between all of the libraries in the Obion River Region and Discovery Park of America! (Participating in this contest offers you a chance to have your creation put on display at Discovery Park, a chance at prizes on the local and regional level, and a chance to win the grand prize - a season pass to Discovery Park of America. Plus...you can earn another virtual badge here on READsquared for participating in all three of the fall challenges!)Thank you for joining us, now go and...BUILD A BETTER WORLD!

Earns You
Mission Badge
12 Pts.
Teen Writer's Block
Teen 2020 Imagine Your Story

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
25 Pts.
Your Story Matters - Kids Writing Challenge
Children's 2020 Imagine Your Story

Do you like to write?Do you love to curl up with a pen and paper and create your own stories?Complete 5 of these 10 writing prompts to complete the Your Story Matters Writing Challenge and earn a digital badge!You can write your story right in the box below the prompt - or, if you'd like to write a longer story - just write it on another sheet of paper and type "I did it!" in the box.You can also opt to share one of those stories with McIver's Grant Public Library as a BONUS ACTIVITY and enter the McIver's Grant Public Library IMAGINE YOUR STORY WRITING CONTEST! Directions are listed below in the activity. Be sure to provide us with your name and age.

Earns You
Mission Badge
25 Pts.
Your Story Matters Teen Writing Challenge
Teen 2020 Imagine Your Story

YOU are a writer.and what's more... YOUR story matters!Join McIver's Grant Public Library in the Your Story Matters Teen Writing Challenge to Imagine Your Story this summer! Simply complete 5 of these 10 writing prompts to earn a badge. Whether you journal, write essays or craft stories - this is the challenge for you!If your story is too long to type into the spaces below the writing prompt, just type "I did it!" in the line to earn an additional point toward your badge. You can also opt to share one of your stories with McIver's Grant Public Library as a BONUS ACTIVITY and enter the McIver's Grant Public Library IMAGINE YOUR STORY WRITING CONTEST! Directions are listed below in the activity. (Be sure to provide us with your name and age.)

Earns You
Mission Badge
20 Pts.
Adult Create Your Own Adventure
Adult 2020 Imagine Your Story

Imagine YOUR story!Create  your own adventures this summer by checking things off your BUCKET LIST!Does your bucket list include visiting a museum, restaurant, or park?There are many virtual options available to travel to historic or exotic places without leaving your home! (Including our virtual castle tour, which will earn you another digital badge!) Would you like to learn a new language?Visit the Tennessee Electronic Library HERE to discover how easy it is to begin (for FREE)!There is no stopping you when you use your imagination!Share the top 5 things you hope to accomplish on your summer bucket list in the activities below to earn a badge.Then GO FORWARD and ADVENTURE!

Earns You
Mission Badge
3,000 Pts.
Constitution Jeopardy - Vocabulary
DAR Constitution Day Jeopardy

Welcome to Constitution Jeopardy!You have chosen the category: VocabularyUsing the clues in the Clues to Peruse section, choose the correct word and answer each of the questions in this category to clear the board and earn additional points toward your Constitution Day: Vocabulary Badge. Simply type the vocabulary word in all capital letters in the box below the question.When you have answered all the questions, click the box on the Clues activity and claim your badge!

Earns You
Mission Badge
50 Pts.
Fall in Love with Books
November Reading Program - Fall in Love with Readi

FALL in Love with BOOKSthis month to celebrate autumn(and earn a virtual badge!)Simply read FIVE BOOKS to earn an additional virtual badge!AND...Don't forget to log your minutes!Reading just 20 per day will keep you on trackto complete the program in the month of November.

Earns You
Mission Badge
20 Pts.
LEGO Mission
Pre-K 2020 Imagine Your Story

Become an engineer and Imagine Your Story this summer with the LEGO Mission from McIver's Grant Public Library.Complete five LEGO challenges - just upload the photo of your completed masterpiece - to earn 20 points toward your summer total and a digital badge!Four of our LEGO challenges are a part of the upcoming LEGO Contest with Discovery Park of America, so save those creations so you can bring them to the library to compete this fall!Ready? Set? Start BUILDING!

Earns You
Mission Badge
20 Pts.
LEGO Mission
Children's 2020 Imagine Your Story

Become an engineer and Imagine Your Story this summer with the LEGO Mission from McIver's Grant Public Library.Complete five LEGO challenges - just upload the photo of your completed masterpiece - to earn 20 points toward your summer total and a digital badge!Four of our LEGO challenges are a part of the upcoming LEGO Contest with Discovery Park of America, so save those creations so you can bring them to the library to compete this fall!Ready? Set? Start BUILDING!

Earns You
Mission Badge
20 Pts.
LEGO Mission
Teen 2020 Imagine Your Story

Become an engineer and Imagine Your Story this summer with the LEGO Mission from McIver's Grant Public Library.Complete five LEGO challenges - just upload the photo of your completed masterpiece - to earn 20 points toward your summer total and a digital badge!Four of our LEGO challenges are a part of the upcoming LEGO Contest with Discovery Park of America, so save those creations so you can bring them to the library to compete this fall!Ready? Set? Start BUILDING!

Earns You
Mission Badge
20 Pts.
LEGO Mission
Adult 2020 Imagine Your Story

Become an engineer and Imagine Your Story this summer with the LEGO Mission from McIver's Grant Public Library.Complete five LEGO challenges - just upload the photo of your completed masterpiece - to earn 20 points toward your summer total and a digital badge!Four of our LEGO challenges are a part of the upcoming LEGO Contest with Discovery Park of America, so save those creations so you can bring them to the library to compete this fall!Ready? Set? Start BUILDING!

Earns You
Mission Badge
100 Pts.
October LEGO Challenges
LEGO Challenge

Welcome to the October LEGO Challenge!Welcome, Engineers!Choose four challenges and upload your photos to earn the McIver's Grant Public Library October LEGO Challenge Badge!And Don't forget:This month, you also have the opportunity to join the LEGO Contest - a partnership between all of the libraries in the Obion River Region and Discovery Park of America! (Participating in this contest offers you a chance to have your creation put on display at Discovery Park, a chance at prizes on the local and regional level, and a chance to win the grand prize - a season pass to Discovery Park of America. Plus...you can earn another virtual badge here on READsquared for participating in all three of the fall challenges!)Thank you for joining us, now go and...BUILD A BETTER WORLD!

Earns You
Mission Badge
3,000 Pts.
Constitution Jeopardy - The Convention
DAR Constitution Day Jeopardy

Welcome to Constitution Jeopardy!You have chosen the category: The ConventionUsing the clues in the Clues to Peruse section, answer each of the questions in this category to clear the board and earn additional points toward your Constitution Day: The Convention Badge. Simply type the answer (in all capital letters) in the box below the question.When you have answered all the questions, click the box on the Clues activity and claim your badge!

Earns You
Mission Badge
50 Pts.
FALL in Love with Art
November Reading Program - Fall in Love with Readi

Choose FIVE prompts from the image below and create FIVE unique works of art in your favorite medium - or experiment with a different types of art - painting, collage, sculpture, drawing, watercolor, pastels, charcoal, pen and ink, clay, anime, etc. - and upload them in the activity boxes below to complete this challenge and earn the FALL in Love with ART Badge!

Earns You
Mission Badge
500 Pts.
Constitution Jeopardy - Final Jeopardy
DAR Constitution Day Jeopardy

Welcome to Constitution Jeopardy!You have made it FINAL JEOPARDY!Using the clues in the Clues to Peruse section, answer the last question to clear the board and earn  your Constitution Day Jeopardy Badge. Simply type the answer (in all capital letters) in the box below the question.When you have answered the Final Jeopardy question, click the box on the Clues activity and claim your badge!

Earns You
Mission Badge
20 Pts.
Virtual Castle Tour
Adult 2020 Imagine Your Story

Tour Versailles without leaving your home!The Palace of Versailles has been listed as a World Heritage Site for 30 years and is considered one of the greatest achievements in French 17th Century Art. Once serving as a royal residence, the palace now is home to the Museum of the History of France.Take one of several virtual tours developed specifically for the web by Google technologies and curators at the museum. Start your adventure HERE!and then share five of your favorite things about Versailles with us in the activities below to earn a virtual badge.

Earns You
Mission Badge
20 Pts.
Virtual Castle Tour
Teen 2020 Imagine Your Story

Tour Versailles without leaving your home!The Palace of Versailles has been listed as a World Heritage Site for 30 years and is considered one of the greatest achievements in French 17th Century Art. Once serving as a royal residence, the palace now is home to the Museum of the History of France.Take one of several virtual tours developed specifically for the web by Google technologies and curators at the museum. Start your adventure HERE!and then share five of your favorite things about Versailles with us in the activities below to earn a virtual badge.

Earns You
Mission Badge
20 Pts.
Virtual Castle Tour
Children's 2020 Imagine Your Story

Tour Versailles without leaving your home!The Palace of Versailles has been listed as a World Heritage Site for 30 years and is considered one of the greatest achievements in French 17th Century Art. Once serving as a royal residence, the palace now is home to the Museum of the History of France.Take one of several virtual tours developed specifically for the web by Google technologies and curators at the museum. Start your adventure HERE!and then share five of your favorite things about Versailles with us in the activities below to earn a virtual badge.

Earns You
Mission Badge
50 Pts.
Harry Potter Book Club
Pre-K 2020 Imagine Your Story

Harry Potter Book ClubEnjoy the MAGIC of a good book!Choose your own magic-themed books this summer and - Abracadabra! - you will have a great time AND earn a badge.Just type the title and author of your magic-themed books (no! they don't have to be Harry Potter books!) in the activity section below to earn the Harry Potter Book Club Badge! (Don't forget to log the minutes you spend reading your books)Book clubs are for all ages - from the pre-k listener to an adult! Simply choose a book on your level and start reading!

Earns You
Mission Badge
50 Pts.
Harry Potter Book Club
Children's 2020 Imagine Your Story

Harry Potter Book ClubEnjoy the MAGIC of a good book!Choose your own magic-themed books this summer and - Abracadabra! - you will have a great time AND earn a badge.Just type the title and author of your magic-themed books (no! they don't have to be Harry Potter books!) in the activity section below to earn the Harry Potter Book Club Badge! (Don't forget to log the minutes you spend reading your books)Book clubs are for all ages - from the pre-k listener to an adult! Simply choose a book on your level and start reading!

Earns You
Mission Badge
50 Pts.
Harry Potter Book Club
Teen 2020 Imagine Your Story

Harry Potter Book ClubEnjoy the MAGIC of a good book!Choose your own magic-themed books this summer and - Abracadabra! - you will have a great time AND earn a badge.Just type the title and author of your magic-themed books (no! they don't have to be Harry Potter books!) in the activity section below to earn the Harry Potter Book Club Badge! (Don't forget to log the minutes you spend reading your books)Book clubs are for all ages - from the pre-k listener to an adult! Simply choose a book on your level and start reading!

Earns You
Mission Badge
50 Pts.
Harry Potter Book Club
Adult 2020 Imagine Your Story

Harry Potter Book ClubEnjoy the MAGIC of a good book!Choose your own magic-themed books this summer and - Abracadabra! - you will have a great time AND earn a badge.Just type the title and author of your magic-themed books (no! they don't have to be Harry Potter books!) in the activity section below to earn the Harry Potter Book Club Badge! (Don't forget to log the minutes you spend reading your books)Book clubs are for all ages - from the pre-k listener to an adult! Simply choose a book on your level and start reading!

Earns You
Mission Badge
50 Pts.
Myth Busters Book Club
Pre-K 2020 Imagine Your Story

Myth Busters Book ClubChoose booksbased on myths and legends this summer to earn a special badge.Type in the title and author of FIVE myth- or legend-themed books - fiction or nonfiction! - in the activity section below to earn the Myth Busters Book Club Badge. (And don't forget to log the minutes you read!)Book clubs are for all ages - from the pre-k listener to an adult! Simply choose a book on your level and start reading!

Earns You
Mission Badge
50 Pts.
Myth Busters Book Club
Children's 2020 Imagine Your Story

Myth Busters Book ClubChoose booksbased on myths and legends this summer to earn a special badge.Type in the title and author of FIVE myth- or legend-themed books - fiction or nonfiction! - in the activity section below to earn the Myth Busters Book Club Badge. (And don't forget to log the minutes you read!)Book clubs are for all ages - from the pre-k listener to an adult! Simply choose a book on your level and start reading!

Earns You
Mission Badge
50 Pts.
Myth Busters Book Club
Teen 2020 Imagine Your Story

Myth Busters Book ClubChoose booksbased on myths and legends this summer to earn a special badge.Type in the title and author of FIVE myth- or legend-themed books - fiction or nonfiction! - in the activity section below to earn the Myth Busters Book Club Badge. (And don't forget to log the minutes you read!)Book clubs are for all ages - from the pre-k listener to an adult! Simply choose a book on your level and start reading!

Earns You
Mission Badge
50 Pts.
Myth Busters Book Club
Adult 2020 Imagine Your Story

Myth Busters Book ClubChoose booksbased on myths and legends this summer to earn a special badge.Type in the title and author of FIVE myth- or legend-themed books - fiction or nonfiction! - in the activity section below to earn the Myth Busters Book Club Badge. (And don't forget to log the minutes you read!)Book clubs are for all ages - from the pre-k listener to an adult! Simply choose a book on your level and start reading!

Earns You
Mission Badge
50 Pts.
Percy Jackson Book Club
Pre-K 2020 Imagine Your Story

Percy Jackson Book ClubBegin an epic adventure!Choose your own adventure-themed books to save the world as we know it - and earn a badge -this summer.Just type the title and author of your adventure-themed books (no! they don't have to be Percy Jackson books!) in the activity section below to earn the Percy Jackson Book Club Badge! (Don't forget to log the minutes you spend reading your books)Book clubs are for all ages - from the pre-k listener to an adult! Simply choose a book on your level and start reading!

Earns You
Mission Badge
50 Pts.
Percy Jackson Book Club
Children's 2020 Imagine Your Story

Percy Jackson Book ClubBegin an epic adventure!Choose your own adventure-themed books to save the world as we know it - and earn a badge -this summer.Just type the title and author of your adventure-themed books (no! they don't have to be Percy Jackson books!) in the activity section below to earn the Percy Jackson Book Club Badge! (Don't forget to log the minutes you spend reading your books)Book clubs are for all ages - from the pre-k listener to an adult! Simply choose a book on your level and start reading!

Earns You
Mission Badge
50 Pts.
Percy Jackson Book Club
Teen 2020 Imagine Your Story

Percy Jackson Book ClubBegin an epic adventure!Choose your own adventure-themed books to save the world as we know it - and earn a badge -this summer.Just type the title and author of your adventure-themed books (no! they don't have to be Percy Jackson books!) in the activity section below to earn the Percy Jackson Book Club Badge! (Don't forget to log the minutes you spend reading your books)Book clubs are for all ages - from the pre-k listener to an adult! Simply choose a book on your level and start reading!

Earns You
Mission Badge
50 Pts.
Percy Jackson Book Club
Adult 2020 Imagine Your Story

Percy Jackson Book ClubBegin an epic adventure!Choose your own adventure-themed books to save the world as we know it - and earn a badge -this summer.Just type the title and author of your adventure-themed books (no! they don't have to be Percy Jackson books!) in the activity section below to earn the Percy Jackson Book Club Badge! (Don't forget to log the minutes you spend reading your books)Book clubs are for all ages - from the pre-k listener to an adult! Simply choose a book on your level and start reading!

Earns You
Mission Badge
50 Pts.
Twisted Fairy Tale Book Club
Pre-K 2020 Imagine Your Story

Twisted Fairy Tale Book ClubLive Happily Ever After – with a cool badge – after choosing books based on fairy tales for your summer reading fun.Type in the title and author of FIVE books in the activity section below (and don't forget to log the minutes you spend reading!) to earn the Twisted Fairy Tale Book Club Badge.Book clubs are for all ages - from the pre-k listener to an adult! Simply choose a book on your level and start reading!

Earns You
Mission Badge
50 Pts.
Twisted Fairy Tale Book Club
Children's 2020 Imagine Your Story

Twisted Fairy Tale Book ClubLive Happily Ever After – with a cool badge – after choosing books based on fairy tales for your summer reading fun.Type in the title and author of FIVE books in the activity section below (and don't forget to log the minutes you spend reading!) to earn the Twisted Fairy Tale Book Club Badge.Book clubs are for all ages - from the pre-k listener to an adult! Simply choose a book on your level and start reading!

Earns You
Mission Badge
50 Pts.
Twisted Fairy Tale Book Club
Teen 2020 Imagine Your Story

Twisted Fairy Tale Book ClubLive Happily Ever After – with a cool badge – after choosing books based on fairy tales for your summer reading fun.Type in the title and author of FIVE books in the activity section below (and don't forget to log the minutes you spend reading!) to earn the Twisted Fairy Tale Book Club Badge.Book clubs are for all ages - from the pre-k listener to an adult! Simply choose a book on your level and start reading!

Earns You
Mission Badge
50 Pts.
Twisted Fairy Tale Book Club
Adult 2020 Imagine Your Story

Twisted Fairy Tale Book ClubLive Happily Ever After – with a cool badge – after choosing books based on fairy tales for your summer reading fun.Type in the title and author of FIVE books in the activity section below (and don't forget to log the minutes you spend reading!) to earn the Twisted Fairy Tale Book Club Badge.Book clubs are for all ages - from the pre-k listener to an adult! Simply choose a book on your level and start reading!

Earns You
Mission Badge
50 Pts.
Belle's Book Club
Pre-K 2020 Imagine Your Story

Belle’s Book ClubJoin Belle in her favorite past time – reading!Choose your own princess-themed books to earn a BEAUTY of a badge this summer.Type in the names of FIVE princess-themed books you choose to read this summer in the activity section below (and don't forget to log the time you spend reading!) to earn the Belle's Book Club Badge.Book clubs are for all ages - from the pre-k listener to an adult! Simply choose a book on your level and start reading!

Earns You
Mission Badge
50 Pts.
Belle's Book Club
Children's 2020 Imagine Your Story

Belle’s Book ClubJoin Belle in her favorite past time – reading!Choose your own princess-themed books to earn a BEAUTY of a badge this summer.Type in the names of FIVE princess-themed books you choose to read this summer in the activity section below (and don't forget to log the time you spend reading!) to earn the Belle's Book Club Badge.Book clubs are for all ages - from the pre-k listener to an adult! Simply choose a book on your level and start reading!

Earns You
Mission Badge
50 Pts.
Belle's Book Club
Teen 2020 Imagine Your Story

Belle’s Book ClubJoin Belle in her favorite past time – reading!Choose your own princess-themed books to earn a BEAUTY of a badge this summer.Type in the names of FIVE princess-themed books you choose to read this summer in the activity section below (and don't forget to log the time you spend reading!) to earn the Belle's Book Club Badge.Book clubs are for all ages - from the pre-k listener to an adult! Simply choose a book on your level and start reading!

Earns You
Mission Badge
50 Pts.
Belle's Book Club
Adult 2020 Imagine Your Story

Belle’s Book ClubJoin Belle in her favorite past time – reading!Choose your own princess-themed books to earn a BEAUTY of a badge this summer.Type in the names of FIVE princess-themed books you choose to read this summer in the activity section below (and don't forget to log the time you spend reading!) to earn the Belle's Book Club Badge.Book clubs are for all ages - from the pre-k listener to an adult! Simply choose a book on your level and start reading!

Earns You
Mission Badge
50 Pts.
Pirate Challenge
Pre-K 2020 Imagine Your Story

Ahoy Matey!There be plenty of fun in store for the buccaneer who completes the Pirate Challenge here at McIver's Grant Public Library this summer, savvy?Avast ye the list of activities on the poop deck to receive your badge - and some booty! - as a part of this summer's reading program, "Imagine Your Story."Yo Ho Ho!I be lookin' forward to havin' ye on me crew,Patchy McPirate

Earns You
Mission Badge
50 Pts.
Pirate Challenge
Pre-K 2020 Imagine Your Story

Ahoy Matey!There be plenty of fun in store for the buccaneer who completes the Pirate Challenge here at McIver's Grant Public Library this summer, savvy?Avast ye the list of activities on the poop deck to receive your badge - and some booty! - as a part of this summer's reading program, "Imagine Your Story."Yo Ho Ho!I be lookin' forward to havin' ye on me crew,Patchy McPirate

Earns You
Mission Badge
50 Pts.
Pirate Challenge
Children's 2020 Imagine Your Story

Ahoy Matey!There be plenty of fun in store for the buccaneer who completes the Pirate Challenge here at McIver's Grant Public Library this summer, savvy?Avast ye the list of activities on the poop deck to receive your badge - and some booty! - as a part of this summer's reading program, "Imagine Your Story."Yo Ho Ho!I be lookin' forward to havin' ye on me crew,Patchy McPirate

Earns You
Mission Badge
30 Pts.
Chapter Book Mission - The Lightning Thief
Chapter Book Challenge

Join us in reading the first book in the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series together!We are reading the illustrated copy of this classic book by Rick Riordan. John Rocco's illustrations and Riordan's mythology-based story are a perfect fit for this year's summer reading them, "Imagine Your Story."Watch the videos, record the minutes you spend listening in your reading log - and let us know what you loved - (or didn't love!) - about this book by commenting in the box beneath the video.

Earns You
Mission Badge
30 Pts.
Chapter Book Mission - The Lightning Thief
Teen 2020 Imagine Your Story

Join us in reading the first book in the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series together!We are reading the illustrated copy of this classic book by Rick Riordan. John Rocco's illustrations and Riordan's mythology-based story are a perfect fit for this year's summer reading them, "Imagine Your Story."Watch the videos, record the minutes you spend listening in your reading log - and let us know what you loved - (or didn't love!) - about this book by commenting in the box beneath the video.

Earns You
Mission Badge
30 Pts.
Chapter Book Mission - The Lightning Thief
Adult 2020 Imagine Your Story

Join us in reading the first book in the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series together!We are reading the illustrated copy of this classic book by Rick Riordan. John Rocco's illustrations and Riordan's mythology-based story are a perfect fit for this year's summer reading them, "Imagine Your Story."Watch the videos, record the minutes you spend listening in your reading log - and let us know what you loved - (or didn't love!) - about this book by commenting in the box beneath the video.



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