Missions
Our librarians have put together several activities, for a variety of challenges and levels. Complete an activity and you might unlock a more advanced one, and bragging rights, cool badges and maybe even a prize!

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100 Things To Do Before Kindergarten

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



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A to Z World Foods

Explore all the different cuisines of the world with our A to Z World Foods database! 

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100 Pts

Attend an in person library program.

Attend an in person library program.

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Attend an In Person Program

Attend an in person library program! Browse our program calendar here

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Build a Snowman



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50 Pts

Challenging Reads

Challenge yourself and read a book that matches one of the descriptions below. Once completed, log your book and record the category here. You can find book suggestions from your librarians with the Challenge Book Ideas reading list. 


  • Read a book about a beloved pet where the pet does not die 
  • Read a classic book about an animal 
  • Read a fantasy book 
  • Read a book translated from another language 
  • Read a poetry collection that references nature 
  • Read a book with an animal on the cover 
  • Read a book by a non-binary author 
  • Read a short story about an animal or referencing one 
  • Read a book with a LGBTQ+ protagonist  


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Community Journal Project

Join our Community Journal Project. You can learn more about the project on our website

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CreativeBug Craft

Use the CreativeBug portal and explore different crafts. What will you create this winter?

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Dance It Out

Dance out your winter weather blues or put on  your fanciest duds and have a family dance party with music downloaded from Hoopla

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100 Pts

DIY Something

DIY something. Did you build something? Did you make an amazing meal? Did you create an amazing art project? If you made it yourself than show it off here. 

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100 Pts

Emojis Tale

Use the Emojis to guess the name of the book. There are picture books, children's fiction and YA fiction. How well do you remember your childhood favorites?

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50 Pts

Endangered Education

Take a moment and learn about an animal on the Endangered Species List. Share what you learned and raise awareness! 

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Endangered Education

Take a moment and learn about an animal on the Endangered Species List. Share what you learned and raise awareness! 

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100 Pts

Endangered Education

Take a moment and learn about an animal on the Endangered Species List. Share what you learned and raise awareness! 

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Explore Your Family Tree

Gather the whole family together and learn about your shared history. Call or video chat grandparents and relatives to tell stories about their childhoods. Use our Ancestry database and Genealogy resources to go even further back.  This engages both kids and extended family and forges a deeper generational connection. You can even write down their stories to pass down to future generations.

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50 Pts

Favorite Animal Tale

Tell us which animal story is your favorite! Share the book and check out our community book list at the end of the program. 

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Flipster!

Read a magazine with Flipster! You can find a tutorial to learn how to access this great resource with Niche Academy

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Go Green: Bee Friendly

Go Green! There are things everyone can do to help our planet.

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Go Green: Bee Friendly

Go Green! There are things everyone can do to help our planet.

Complete the activities below to earn extra tickets for our prize raffles.



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Go Green: Create a Soil-arium

Go Green! There are things everyone can do to help our planet.

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Go Green: Learn More

Go Green! There are things everyone can do to help our planet.

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Go Green: Reduce

Go Green! There are things everyone can do to help our planet.

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Go Green: Reduce!

Go Green! There are things everyone can do to help our planet.

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Go Green: Reuse

Go Green! There are things everyone can do to help our planet.

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Go Green: Reuse

Go Green! There are things everyone can do to help our planet.

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Go Green: Use Your Feet

Go Green! There are things everyone can do to help our planet.

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Go Green: Use your Feet

Go Green! There are things everyone can do to help our planet.

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Go Green: Use Your Voice

Go Green! There are things everyone can do to help our planet.

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Make Paper Snowflakes

Bring the wintery wonderland inside with paper snowflakes! Try using coffee filters, markers and water for a tie-dye effect or use colored construction paper.

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Movie Marathon

Use your library card to watch movies at home! Check out the collections on Kanopy and Hoopla to get started. 

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50 Pts

Nature Walk

Bundle up, explore nature, and take a nice walk! 

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100 Pts

Nature Walk

Explore nature and take a nice walk! 

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Page Turner Adventures Summer Week #1 Farm Friends

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. 


 


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Page Turner Adventures Summer Week #2 Fish Tails

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. 





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Page Turner Adventures Summer Week #3 Pet Pals

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. 




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Page Turner Adventures Summer Week #4 Celebrity Critters

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! 




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Page Turner Adventures Summer Week #5 Safari Stories

It’s time to heed the call of the wild with this week’s Safari-themed game show and craft. Plus, you’ll find out all about animal superpowers and explore your own artistic superpowers of puppetry and drawing with this week’s special guests. 




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Page Turner Adventures Summer Week #6 Creepy Crawlies

What’s bugging you? I hope it’s not the creeping, crawling, climbing, flying critters we’ll be featuring this week when we explore the fascinating world of insects and arachnids. 




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Page Turner Adventures Summer Week #7 Fantastic Beasts

This week we’ll meet creatures from fantasy and science fiction, including mermaids, aliens, and unicorns, plus dinos from the distant past. It’s a week of fantastic beasts! This is where you find them. 





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Page Turner Adventures Summer Week #8 Swamp Stories

This week we’ll roll up our pants and head for the marsh with shows, crafts, and a special guest that love to play in the mud. And, our author, joins us fresh off her win of TWO Newbery honors! 




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50 Pts

Plant Something!

Take a moment to plant something! A tree, vegetable, flowers, anything you want! 

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Pre-K Share Your Story

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.

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Pronunciator

Start learning a new language with Pronunciator! If you need help, try checking out the Niche Academy tutorial

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Reading Challenge

Challenge yourself and read a book about a group or main character from an underrepresented or oppressed group. Once completed, log your book and record the category here. You can find book suggestions from your librarians with the Teen Challenge Book Ideas reading list. 


  • African American Voices
  • Asian American Voices
  • Ability Diverse Voices
  • Female Voices
  • Hispanic/Latinx American Voices
  • Immigration
  • LGBTQ+ Voices
  • Poverty & Homelessness
  • Social Injustice




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Summer @ LML Activities



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Take & Make Library Tutorial

Did you do one of our Take & Make YouTube tutorials?

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TumbleBooks

Check out our TumbleBooks Library. Need help? Niche Academy has a great tutorial to learn all about this resource. 




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Visit the library booth at a pop up in town.

Visit the library table while we are Out & About this Summer.

The library is on the road this summer with pop up crafts and activities. And we are bringing the Summer@ LML Tails and Tales Reading Club to YOU! Club sand prizes are available for all age groups from June12-August 20. Visit us to register, pick up prizes and free books, and to learn about library services and programs. Steady rain cancels.

VENETIAN SHORES Friday, July 2, 11:00am-3:00pm

NORTH LINDENHURST POOL Friday, July 9, 11:00am-3:00pm

VENETIAN SHORES Friday, July 16, 11:00am-3:00pm

VILLAGE DOCKS Friday, July 23, 11:00am-3:00pm

WECKERLE PARK Friday, July 30, 11:00am-3:00pm

VILLAGE GAZEBO Friday, August 6, 11:00am-3:00pm

LINDENHURST VILLAGEDOCKS Friday, August 13, 11:00am-3:00pm

ZAHN’S PARK Friday, August 20, 11:00am -3:00pm

VENETIAN SHORES Friday, August 27, 11:00am-3:00pm

AMERICAN VENICE FARMER’S MARKET 1300 Montauk Hwy, Lindenhurst

Saturdays, July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31August 7, 14, 21, 28September 4, 11, 18, 25 9:00am-2:00pm

Saturday evenings 7/17, 8/2 5:00pm-9:00 pm



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Attend A Library Program

Attend one of our pop-up programs around the community.

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Book About Animals

Check out a book or ebook about animals. Or pick an animal book to read from your own personal bookshelf!

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Draw Your Favorite Animal

Draw, or have an adult help you to draw, your favorite animal!

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Draw Your Favorite Animal

Draw your favorite animal!

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Play an Animal Game

Practice animal sounds, play with stuffed animals, or pretend to be an animal. Roar!

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Save the Earth

Help to save the earth by shutting the lights when room is not in use, shutting the water when brushing your teeth, recycling cans or bottles, or reusing an item to make a new craft. A healthy earth is good for humans and animals alike!

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50 Pts

Show Us Your Pet!

Upload your favorite pic of your furry (or scaly, or feathered) best friend! 

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Show Us Your Pet!

Upload your favorite pic of your furry (or scaly, or feathered) best friend! 

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Show Us Your Pet!

Upload your favorite pic of your furry (or scaly, or feathered) best friend! 

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Visit Some Animals

Visit animals in nature. Go birdwatching at a park, trail, or even in your own backyard. Visit a local farm. Search for sea creatures at the beach. Animals are all around us!

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Happy Animal Movie

Watch a movie or documentary where the animal ends up happy! 

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Happy Animal Movie

Watch a movie or documentary where the animal ends up happy! 

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Happy Animal Movie

Watch a movie or documentary where the animal ends up happy! 

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Meatless Meal

Help your FoodPrint and make a sustainable, plant based meal! Share your recipe or meal idea to complete this mission. 

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