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Missions
Our librarians have put together several activities, for a variety of challenges and levels. Complete an activity and you might unlock a more advanced one, and bragging rights, cool badges and maybe even a prize!

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150 Pts

Dead Horse Ranch State Park Fly Fishing Clinic

In partnership with Arizona Fish and Game and the Arizona Wildlife Federation, Cottonwood Public Public Library is proud to present the Teen Fly Fishing Clinic, Wednesday, June 29th at 1:30 at Dead Horse Ranch State Park.

 

Practice fly fishing from professional mentors, learn about conservation, and enjoy pizza in this five hour program. You must provide your own transportation to and from the event.

Poles, lunch, and other equipment provided. Teens will be mentored by professionals from Arizona Fly Fishers and Arizona Wildlife Federation, and library staff will be present at all times.  

You will spend a portion of the time in the water and walking along the river, so wear sensible shoes and clothes that can get wet, and please bring sunscreen, bug repellent, and other necessities if needed.

 Register for this event on ctwpl.info under Library Event Calendar.



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50 Pts

Dive-In Movies at the outdoor pool!

Attend Dive-In Movies at the Outdoor pool on June 25 and July 23 and receive 100 points on your Reading Log. Take a selfie of you at the pool. Bring your picture to the Library and we will award 100 points on your reading log. Enjoy the movie Moana on June 25 and Encanto on July 23.

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50 Pts

Hawaiian Luau

Attend the Hawaiian Luau in Garrison Park 6/15 and give your name to the librarian.

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30 Pts

Oceans of Possibilities Family Craft

Come to Family Craft during the Summer Reading Challenge and receive an extra 30 points on your reading log for each one you attend! That's a total of 270 points for nine Family Crafts! Check out all the activities we have for each week!

Family Craft is every Friday from 3:00-4:00pm and during the summer we will be doing all kinds of Ocean Crafts.



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25 Pts

River Clean Up

Clean up trash and debris from a body of water (the Verde River, Oak Creek, or any lake, river, creek, or ocean you happen to be near).


Take a pic of yourself with the bag, or bags, of trash you picked up and show tot he librarian, or email pic to ehansen@cottonwood az.gov.


Please don't bring us the trash. That you can throw away :)



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Sailor's Knots

Nautical Knot master- Learn to tie sailor's knots. take a picture and upload to Readsquared or bring the pic or knot in to the library and show a librarian.

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50 Pts

Verde Valley Science Vortex Mission

Visit the Verde Valley Science Vortex at 301 N Willard St Room 202, Cottonwood, AZ 86326. Let Science Vortex staff know you are enrolled in the Summer Reading Challenge at the Library and ask for a Science Vortex button. Enjoy the Science Vortex and then come to the Library with your button. When you give Library Staff your button we will add 50 points to your account!

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25 Pts

Visit the Page Springs Fish hatchery and Bubbling Ponds!

Join Library Staff at Page Springs Fish Hatchery and Bubbling Ponds on Wednesday, July 13 from 11:00am-12:00pm and earn 50 points on your Reading log! This is a sign up event and open to 15 participants. Contact Youth Services staff to sign up or call 928-225-1273. 

Note: if you are not able to attend this Mission but are able to go to the Fish Hatchery at another time, take a selfie there and we will award you 50 points.

Open from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 7 days a week except for Thanksgiving and Christmas. Contact us: 928 634-4805

Sponsored by Arizona Game & Fish and the Arizona Wildlife Federation.



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Teen 3D Sea Creature Photo Op


 Search Google for water based animals Angler fish, Alligator, Shark, Duck, Octopus, Emperor Penguin or Sea turtle, use the "View in 3D feature and take a pic of the animal in your space with you.

You may earn 5 points for a picture with each animal, up to 35 points.


Upload your pic on Readsquared.



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