Black Badge

black week


  July 24 - July 31

orange week
Complete any 1 activity below, or read 1 book or for 1 hour.
Then, click the link below to redeem your BLACK badge!
online fun
offline activities
  • 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.
reading suggestions
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.
redeem your black badge
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