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Thursday, June 24, 2021
Events & Programs
July 24 - July 31
BLACK BADGE AVAILABLE TO REDEEM STARTING JULY 24
Complete any 1 activity below, or read 1 book or for 1 hour.
Then, click the link below to redeem your BLACK badge!
Learn more about the mystery of Black Holes with
Visit the National Archives and explore archival footage about the origins of
The Black Panther Party.
Learn about astronomy with a
kids guide to stargazing.
Watch bears in action on the
Oakland Zoo’s Black Bear Cam
How many constellations can you spy in the nighttime sky? Check out a constellation book, consult a website or download a free Star Gazer app.
Look up your horoscope.
Darkness is often associated with the unknown — journal or create a piece of art about a part of yourself that you don’t know well yet: what parts of yourself are you ready to bring out of darkness?
Write a 100-word short story about a made-up constellation and how it got its name.
Use Curbside Checkout to watch a Black-and-White movie.
Search for bugs in your backyard at night using a flashlight.
Look at the moon and stars through a telescope.
Learn about Black Bears in California.
Adults: Spooky books aren't just for Halloween! Check out our
horror books reading suggestions
creepy non-fiction booklist!
For kids: read about
nighttime, constellations and the solar system
Did you complete at least 1 activity from here, or read for 1 hour or 1 whole book, or attend a library program? If so, click the button below to redeem your PURPLE badge.