Ages 7-11 Summer Library Challenge 2023


Want to plan out your badges before you enter your activities in Beanstack? Here’s a list of all the activities for the 2023 Summer Library Challenge for ages 7-11! You’ll need to complete one activity for each badge to earn the badge. You can also earn badges by logging the books you read, or by writing a book review. Happy reading!

  • Visit a library that’s not the Platteville Public Library
  • Try a book or movie recommended by someone at the library
  • Tell the Librarian a joke
  • Do the weekly library scavenger hunt “Find Your Feelings”
  • Download an e-book or e-audiobook
  • Write a story or poem
  • Make chalk art
  • Help the Earth by planting something
  • Make your own craft
  • Enter Library Coloring Contest
  • Do a random act of kindness
  • Have a friend over for a visit
  • Spend half an hour outside reading
  • Read by flashlight, candlelight, or nightlight
  • Leave a note inside a favorite library book for the next reader to find
  • Listen to your favorite song
  • Re-read a favorite book
  • Help a grown-up cook your favorite meal
  • Ask a friend what their favorite book is
  • Read a graphic novel
  • Read at night with a flashlight
  • Read or listen to a book by a person whose life is different than yours
  • Read a book by a Wisconsin author (like Kevin Henkes or Lois Ehlert)
  • Read a book about friendship
  • Try a Playaway/audiobook
  • Go outside and listen to the sounds of nature
  • Listen to a new song
  • Learn to say hello and goodbye in another language
  • Give someone a hug, high five, or fist bump
  • Read aloud to someone
  • Have a dance party with a friend
  • Help out in the kitchen
  • Read the same book as someone else and discuss it
Go to Wacky Wednesday at the Library
  • Go to Wacky Wednesday at the Library
  • Watch a movie based on a book
  • Watch a band perform at Music in the Park
  • Close your eyes and pick a book off the shelves
  • Watch any sports team play, in person or on TV
  • Watch a movie based on a true story
  • Go on a walk or a bike ride
  • Go to a Little Free Library
  • Go to Farmer’s Market
  • Go to a local park
Go to the Community Bike Ride
  • Bring your bike to Mound View Park on July 28 at 6pm to participate in the Library’s Community Bike Ride.
Go read the Storywalk at the Platteville Inclusive Playground
  • Go read the Storywalk at the Platteville Inclusive Playground