Missions
Earns You
Mission Badge
1 Pts.
Add to our "Homework Jams" spotify playlist
All Programs

https://open.spotify.com/playlist/2BQOkoBoP4ZulX0kyN4sil?si=61b44ae8fa1849f9

Earns You
Mission Badge
3 Pts.
Artwork for the Children's Room
MTPL Teen Volunteers Summer 2021

Do you have a favorite kids book from when you were little?  Either by hand or digitally, make a 1-page poster to advertise the book to children. Email it to me with Your Name - Artwork in the email subject to emazzoni@monroetwplibrary.org and I will unlock the mission once I receive it.

Earns You
Mission Badge
25 Pts.
Attend a Virtual Library Program
This Is Our Story

Attend a virtual library program to earn 25 points. Visit us here to see what programs are available!

Earns You

1 Pts.
Attend a Virtual Library Program
Winter Virtual Volunteering

Meet a 19 year old from NJ who started his own business in genealogical (family tree) researchWednesday, February 10 at 6:30 PM Join Zoom MeetingMeeting ID: 883 5068 7944Passcode: 632632

Earns You
Mission Badge
1 Pts.
Attend a Virtual Library Program
Winter Virtual Volunteering

Learn how and when to start planning for college, including finances.Free program from Cornerstone College Solutionswww.tinyurl.com/mtplcollegezoom

Earns You
Mission Badge
1 Pts.
Attend a Virtual Social Justice program- with author Angie Thomas!
Winter Virtual Volunteering

Join us on January 13, 2021, 4 p.m. for a special virtual event with bestselling author Angie Thomas as she discusses the topic "The Hate U Give: Finding Your Activism and Turning the Political into the Personal."Date: January 13, 2021Time: 4:00 p.m.Topic: The Hate U Give: Finding Your Activism and Turning the Political into the Personalhttps://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07ehdo50axb273b06d&oseq=&c=&ch=

Earns You
Mission Badge
25 Pts.
Donate to the Food Pantry
This Is Our Story

Donate to the Monroe Township Food Pantry to ensure that all Monroe residents in need have access to nutritious foods. Donation bins are located at the Monroe Township Senior Center, Monday - Friday, 9 a.m - 3 p.m. Suggested items are:Canned fruits and vegetables, canned soup, cereal, oatmeal, pasta, rice, peanut butter, jelly, flour, sugar, tomato sauce, canned meats, ketchup, mustard, applesauce, stuffing, oil, vinegar, crackers, pancake mix, syrup, boxed potatoes, granola bars, coffee, tea, and grocery store gift cards.Please DO NOT donate expired food. Non-perishable food only.  

Earns You
Mission Badge
2 Pts.
Fill out a book review form
Winter Virtual Volunteering

Click the link to fill out our book recommendation form.  Note that part or all of your review may be used on our website or the instagram page.  NO books or movies made into movies or TV shows, NO summer reading books.NO Harry Potter, Divergent, Hunger Games, or books by Rick Riordan will be accepted (we have too many of those reviews!)https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfYyDFl6zT60_vMG-EI0oJbIfg0LhxRhrAQHpo0z8W17aPBFg/viewformAfter I look it over, I will send you the passcode to unlock this badge.

Earns You
Mission Badge
3 Pts.
Fill out a Book Review Form
MTPL Teen Volunteers Summer 2021

Please click the link below to make sure your book is NOT onthe list before beginning your book review, If it IS on the list, I will NOTaccept a book review.https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1dzv143kEXInKcbOPcw_8oBaaGO6EoNAt2our_Az2Hmw/edit?usp=sharingHere is the link to the book review form https://forms.gle/uZanJWULkG1F684x9After submitting your book review, email me at emazzoni@monroetwplibrary.organd I will tell you the password to unlock this mission.

Earns You
Mission Badge
1 Pts.
Follow us
Winter Virtual Volunteering

Follow us on Instagram and/or subscribe to our YouTube page to earn 1 volunteer hours.@MTPL_Teenswww.youtube.com/monroetownshippubliclibrarySign up for the summer reading program to earn the other .5 hour!

Earns You
Mission Badge
25 Pts.
Get Social
This Is Our Story

Like, comment, or follow us on a social media channel!

Earns You
Mission Badge
3 Pts.
Make a Bee Fountain for your yard
MTPL Teen Volunteers Summer 2021

Sample FountainBees need water too! But many bird baths and even natural puddles can be risky for a bee, because there is a chance of drowning.  Make a bee fountain so that they can safely sip water.  Don't forget to refill it!Limited supplies will be available at the drive thru window beginning Tues, July 6. Or, meet me in person on Tuesday July 13 to make one together. Register here for in person:OR you can make one all on your own using recycled containers, rocks, or marbles. 

Earns You
Mission Badge
3 Pts.
Make a Bug Hotel for your Yard
MTPL Teen Volunteers Summer 2021

Bug Hotels make a cozy place for pollinators to thrive in your yard.  It isn't just bees and butterflies that pollinate - almost 3,500 species do, like ants, beetles, wasps, moths and more.Join me in person on Tuesday, June 29th at 6pm to make them together, or pick up your kit at the drive through beginning 6/21 (supplies limited) Register here for in person:OR make one all on your own similar to this one: https://www.tattonpark.org.uk/learn/learning-resources/pdf/earth-day-bug-hotel-pdf-586-kb-v2.pdf

Earns You
Mission Badge
Make an Instagram Book Review Post
MTPL Teen Volunteers Summer 2021

Send me a picture and description for a book review post on instragram!  Get creative - use found objects, animation, alternative book covers, descriptions, a short vid, etc! email it to me at  emazzoni@monroetwplibrary.org and I will mark the mission as completed.

Earns You
Mission Badge
2 Pts.
Make an instagram post
Winter Virtual Volunteering

Send me a picture and description for a book review post on instragram!  Get creative - use found objects, animation, alternative book covers, descriptions, a short vid, etc!Upload your pic below or email it to me   emazzoni@monroetwplibrary.org

Earns You
Mission Badge
3 Pts.
Make Bookmarks for our Senior Library Users
Winter Virtual Volunteering

Do you have some construction paper at home to cut out a heart for Valentine's Day?Maybe some nice paper to make a rectangular bookmark?Use whatever you have at home to make THREE bookmarks.  Think spring and Valentine's Day.  Decorate however you want, but please do not use glitter! Please drop them off at the library's drive thru window.  Make sure your name is paper-clipped on there, or use a post-it so I know who to give credit to!

Earns You
Mission Badge
2 Pts.
Movies, TV, and Books!
Winter Virtual Volunteering

Think of a TV show or movie you love.  What are it's themes and qualities?Head to Novelist via the library website http://www.monroetwplibrary.org/databases/(you will need your library card to log in)Find three teen titles using the terms you chose to describe your movie or tv show.  Use the "advanced search" and/or the appeal mixer and share the info below.

Earns You
Mission Badge
1 Pts.
NEW Attend a Virtual Program on Climate Change
Winter Virtual Volunteering

Thursday, Mar. 4, 7 pmGeared specifically towards teenagers, this presentation from the Sierra Club will teach us the science of climate change and how to get involved to make a difference. Zoom info: Meeting Meeting ID: 886 8790 6045  Passcode 544141OR register here for a reminder http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=9775&EventID=428951&PK=

Earns You
Mission Badge
25 Pts.
Phone a Friend
This Is Our Story

Text, call or connect with a friend.

Earns You
Mission Badge
2 Pts.
Plant late summer native flowers
MTPL Teen Volunteers Summer 2021

There are many flowers in the “Aster” family.  They are a lot like daisies, and are greatfor 2 reasons:1)     They bloom late in the summer when many flowersare done, and 2) pollinators love them!Join me in person for Craft Night, Tuesday, June 29 at 6 pm.Or pick up a kit at drive-thru beginning June 21. Register here for in person:Aster seeds are also very cheap and can be purchased by thepack at Home Depot, Lowes, etc.

Earns You
Mission Badge
1 Pts.
Positive Google Reviews
Winter Virtual Volunteering

We love to know why the library is important to you.  Leave us a positive Google Review.AND to spread the love, choose a restaurant, business, or place you love and leave them a good Google review also.  

Earns You
Mission Badge
25 Pts.
Random Act of Kindness
This Is Our Story

Bring a smile to someone's day by performing a random act of kindness! Don't forget to take a picture to share with us. 

Earns You
Mission Badge
1 Pts.
Read a paragraph, a poem, or a whole book with someone!
MTPL Teen Volunteers Summer 2021

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Earns You
Mission Badge
1 Pts.
Read to someone, or with someone
Winter Virtual Volunteering

Share a book with a younger sibling, a friend, a grandparent, or your parents!  Maybe it's a poem, a kids' book, a whole chapter, or just a funny passage.  After, fill in the activity box about what you read and to whom.*This activity can be done twice!*

Earns You
Mission Badge
1 Pts.
Read to someone, or with someone
Winter Virtual Volunteering

Share a book with a younger sibling, a friend, a grandparent, or your parents!  Maybe it's a poem, a kids' book, a whole chapter, or just a funny passage.  After, fill in the activity box about what you read and to whom.*This activity can be done twice!*

Earns You
Mission Badge
25 Pts.
Share Your Experience
This Is Our Story

The Monroe Township Library seeks to document the COVID-19 pandemic by compiling an archival collection of memories and experiences created by Township residents during this unprecedented time in history. This collection will become The COVID-19 Diaries, a reference for residents, their families and historians for generations to come. Become a part of history by submitting your experience in any way you feel expresses you best. You can find out more information on how to submit here.

Earns You
Mission Badge
1 Pts.
Sign up for the summer reading program in ReadSquared
MTPL Teen Volunteers Summer 2021

Sign up for the 2021 Summer Reading program in ReadSqaured.  There you will log hours read over the summer and win prizes at various milestones.

Earns You
Mission Badge
25 Pts.
Spend a Screen Free Night
This Is Our Story

Spend a night without any electronic devices...that includes TV!

Earns You
Mission Badge
1 Pts.
Study Share
Winter Virtual Volunteering

Head over to the MTPL Teen website at https://padlet.com/monroetwplibya/zqwsolpxgulwx3moThere's a post called "Study Share" where you can comment on a study tip or organizational tactic that you use that helps with schoolwork.  By sharing tips, we can all help each other!

Earns You

3 Pts.
Summer Bookmarks for Seniors
MTPL Teen Volunteers Summer 2021

Create 3 (or 6, or 9!) bookmarks for our staff to hand outto senior citizens when they deliver books to their houses.  Be colorful and creative – maybe add a bookquote, or a summer quote, draw flowers, etc.  Drop them off to me or via the drivethru.  Make sure they are either wrappedor bagged with your name so I know who to give credit to.  When I receive your bookmarks I will mark themission as complete.

Earns You
Mission Badge
25 Pts.
Support a Local Business
This Is Our Story

Support a local business. 

Earns You
Mission Badge
2 Pts.
Toys for Shelter Dogs
MTPL Teen Volunteers Summer 2021

Do you have some cotton tee shirts you no longer where? Make them into dog toys for shelter animals.  Find instructions HERE or search the web for similar.  Make at least 2 toys and drop them off at the drive thru (include your name) or the Teen Section and I will unlock the mission.Toys will be donated to Wag On Inn Rescue Group.



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