Earn Badges

In addition to earning badges by reading books, participating in events, and completing activities, you can complete the challenges below to receive a "secret code," redeemable on the front page for a badge.

Kids:

  • Dragon Scavenger Hunt: Find five dragons hidden in your town. Each color will have a number from 1 through 5 and each dragon is a different color! Send us an email (Summer2020@mcpls.org) telling us which number goes with each color of dragon to receive your secret code for your Dragon Hunter Badge!
  • Hidden Treasure Chest: Find the Treasure Chest hidden in your local downtown. Your chest will have a secret code that you can enter for a special badge! There is a chest in Fairmont, Fairview and in Mannington, but you'll only need to find it in one town to get your badge!
  • Rescue the Princess: Find the Princess hidden in your downtown. Your Princess will have a secret code for you to enter for a special badge! There is a princess hidden in Fairmont, Fairview and in Mannington, but you'll only need to find her in one town to get your badge!
  • Facebook Live Events: A letter will be announced during each Facebook Live event. Combine them all to form a secret code!
  • Artistic Challenge: Draw a mythological creature or recreate a book cover. Submit a picture of your artwork to receive a code!
  • Craft Challenge: Create your own castle. Submit a picture of your artwork to receive a code!
  • Take and Make: Pick up a take and make craft (foam sword or pyramid), and submit a picture of the final project!
  • Story Telling Badge: Participate in Julie's "And then...Imagine!" Story Writing Program. Join Julie as she begins two special stories, and then...you supply the ending! Write your ending or draw a picture of how you want the story to end. Send them to Summer2020@mcpls.org to receive a badge! Include your name and the story you are finishing.

Teens:

  • Dragon Scavenger Hunt: Find five dragons hidden in your town. Each color will have a number from 1 through 5 and each dragon is a different color! Send us an email (Summer2020@mcpls.org) telling us which number goes with each color of dragon to receive your secret code for your Dragon Hunter Badge!
  • Hidden Treasure Chest: Find the Treasure Chest hidden in your local downtown. Your chest will have a secret code that you can enter for a special badge! There is a chest in Fairmont, Fairview and in Mannington, but you'll only need to find it in one town to get your badge!
  • Rescue the Princess: Find the Princess hidden in your downtown. Your Princess will have a secret code for you to enter for a special badge! There is a princess hidden in Fairmont, Fairview and in Mannington, but you'll only need to find her in one town to get your badge!
  • Artistic Challenge: Draw a mythological creature or recreate a book cover. Submit a picture of your artwork to receive a code!
  • Craft Challenge: Create your own unicorn ornaments!
  • Take and Make: Pick up a take and make craft (Dragon Magnet or Lord of the Rings Door Hanger), and send us a picture of the final project!
  • Story Telling Badge: Participate in Julie's "And then...Imagine!" Story Writing Program. Join Julie as she begins two special stories, and then...you supply the ending! Write your ending or draw a picture of how you want the story to end. Send them to Summer2020@mcpls.org to receive a badge! Include your name and the story you are finishing.

Adults:

  • Artistic Challenge: Participate in the online painting class or recreate a book cover! Submit a picture of the finished project to receive a code!
  • Craft Challenge: Create your own whimsical fairy jar!
  • Beyond the Book: Participants in the "Beyond the Book" Book Club will receive a secret code for a book club badge. Two badges are available-- one for participating in June, and another for participating in July.
  • Friday Night Flicks: Join us for one of our Friday Night Flicks events on Facebook to earn a special badge!