Green Badge

green week


     July 3 - July 9

orange week
Complete any 1 activity below, or read 1 book or for 1 hour.
Then, click the link below to redeem your GREEN badge!
online fun
  • Have you ever felt the power of the “Green Eyed Monster”(aka, envy)? Watch this video about our understanding of envy and modern literature.
  • Tour the UC Berkeley Botanical Gardens virtually! Learn what grows in different parts of the world, including the Bay Area.
  • Calculate your carbon footprint
  • For Kids: Earn your green leaves! Sign up for 1000 Books Before Kindergarten
offline activities
  • Make a change for sustainability! Is there a small practice you can start to make your home/life more sustainable?
  • Explore green spaces! Use Discover & Go to reserve a free pass to the Ruth Bancroft Gardens in Walnut Creek, or simply walk through your neighborhood to admire local green spaces.
  • Visit a new park.
  • Make a plant marker using a rock and paint.
  • Jealousy (the green eyed monster) can be an ugly emotion — but what if you asked your jealousy what it was telling you (I.e., the people you’re jealous of are showing you what you want to be working towards)? Journal about jealousy.
  • Follow the little green ball! Wimbeldon enters the Quarter Finals this week- watch a match because you Love tennis or to learn about a new sport.
  • Go for a walk and collect 5 different kinds of green leaves.
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 GREEN badge.
redeem your green badge
Link to Summer Reading Program Home Page Link to Library Home Page Link to Printable Tracking Sheet Link to Form to Claim a Badge Link to prizes 510-577-3971 Link to Library’s Facebook Page Link to Library’s Instagram Page Link to Library’s Twitter Page