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100 Things To Do Before Kindergarten
1,000 Books

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

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Attend a Virtual Teen Program
Teen 2020 Dig Deeper

Attend a Virtual Teen ProgramOur library programs for teens are online this summer using Zoom. Pick one and register to attend. Follow the Zoom link to attend the virtual program on the day and time it is scheduled. At some point during the virtual program, the librarian will say or show the code word needed to complete this mission. Enter the code word. 

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Book Review
Teen 2020 Dig Deeper

Become a Book Influencer. Write or film a review telling other teens why they should read a book. It can be a book that you have read previously. Include title, author, genre, something about the main characters (name, age, what's their deal?), and what problem or challenge they face in the story. Genres: (Science Fiction, Fantasy FIction, Realistic FIction, Historical FIction, Dystopian FIction, Horror, Non-Fiction)*PLEASE NOTE: YOUR WRITTEN REVIEW OR PHOTO(S) WILL BE VIEWED BY THE LIBRARIAN ONLY, HOWEVER,  IF YOU CHOOSE TO PUBLICLY POST THEM TO YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA, PLEASE TAG WITH #DKPLTEENS.

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Good Deed
Teen 2020 Dig Deeper

Do a good deed for someone in your community. Do the dishes for a parent without being asked. Read to a younger sibling. Facetime with an elderly relative. Basically, do something KIND for someone, so they know that you care. *PLEASE NOTE: YOUR PHOTO(S) WILL BE VIEWED BY THE LIBRARIAN ONLY, HOWEVER,  IF YOU CHOOSE TO POST YOUR PHOTO(S) TO YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA, PLEASE TAG IT WITH #DKPLTEENS.

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Investigative Intern
Adult 2020 Dig Deeper

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!

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Kids Alphabet Walk
Children's Reading Club - Dig Deeper: READ!

Go for a walk and look for letters of the alphabet all around you! For example, two branches on the ground might form the letter T. The goal is to find the letters without having to move items around to create the letter. Take a picture of each letter and upload below.

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Lights Camera Action
Teen 2020 Dig Deeper

Act out a scene or become a character from a book. Use props, costumes, makeup, great facial expressions, lighting, whatever you like. Have someone take snapshots of you while you are acting out the scene. *PLEASE NOTE: YOUR PHOTO(S) WILL BE VIEWED BY THE LIBRARIAN ONLY, HOWEVER,  IF YOU CHOOSE TO POST YOUR PHOTO(S) TO YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA, PLEASE TAG IT WITH #DKPLTEENS.

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Pre-K Little Explorers
Listeners - Dig Deeper Book Club

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!

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Teen Award
Teen 2020 Dig Deeper

Dig deeper to find new places to get books when you download and explore the hoopla app for libraries. Read the best of the best, or, in other words, teen books or comics that have been given a five-star rating. 1) Download the hoopla app onto your device to get e-books, e-comics, e-audiobooks, and much more!2) Register your DeKalb library card with hoopla, so that you will be able to borrow 10 items each month. 3) Select a five-star rated book or comic from one of these two lists*****rated e-books for teens   *****-rated e-comics for teens4) Borrow one title to download or stream on your device.5) Enter the title and author of the book which you borrowed to your device.

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Teen Reading Around
Teen 2020 Dig Deeper

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! *Please note: your photo(s) will be viewed by the librarian only, however,  if you choose to post your photo(s) to your social media, please tag it with #DKPLTEENS.



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