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Badges from 2011

The following experiences were added by patrons like you as they participate in Connect Your Summer. You can also see experience photos in a gallery and check out what people are reading to earn their badges.

Took my etsy team, Team Librarian, to Maker Faire Detroit and shared our creations with many people.

We had a booth near the Dymaxion House inside The Henry Ford (one of my favorite exhibits there). We met a lot of folks we know from Twitter and saw many old friends as well!
 

Went to cold stone creamery for an ice cream tour

Cook a new recipe from the kids cook book with my son
 

Went to Ohio, Indiana and Chicago over a 4 days break

Read the book 50 States of America
 

Went to "Fun in the Garden" and "Movie and Craft at Your Library" at CPL

Also read some art books such as "art" and "the dot." Did a few finger painting drawings.
 

Went to the "Fun with pets" program at CPL and read "my book of zoo animals

 

went to Zap Zone

I went to Zap-Zone for my friend's birthday. We played Laser tag and bumper cars. It was fun.
 

went to Austria

I went to Austria with my parents. Me and my mom went to the top of the Swiss Alps. The view was spectacular. I aslo went to a palace in Vienna and I went to Salzburg the birthplace of Mozart.
 

Read the book, THE ADVENTURES OF PATTY AND THE BIG RED BUS.

We also, as a family, took a hike on the Dark Hollow Falls Trail to splendid falls in Shenandoah National Park in Virgina.
 

I went camping for a month with my family

We went camping for a month. First we went to Evergreen Resort up in Canada. Then we went to our cabin, next we went to my aunt's condo and then we went back to the cabin. Then we went to North Higgins State Park to camp, then we went home for a few days. Then we went to Pickney on Bruin Lake to camp.
 

i baked muffins

they were apple cinnimon muffins. we took them camping and we ate them all and there weren't enough for home.
 

i made a dream catcher

i hung it on my bed I hope it will catch my bad dreams
 

I read "Zack's Alligator" by Shirley Mozelle

I read it to my mom. It's about a keychain alligator but when you put it in water it grows into a real alligator. I liked the book but it was long and I had to read it.
 

Read Arthur Miller's The Crucible

This famous play is about the Salem Witch Trials. Based on real life; it tells the story of how a group of girls accused many innocent people of witchcraft. In order to save their life, the were forced to confess to contacting the Devil. Did they not confess, they were hanged. The plot really revolves around a well-known farmer named John Proctor, whose wife has been accused; in order to save her, he must confess to a crime of his own that could possibly jeopardize the entire proceedings. A great read; I highly recommend this to anyone with an interest in America's early history..
 

I cooked

I cooked shrimp and green pepper kabobs on a grill. They tasted excellent.
 

i went to Evergreen in Canada

Evergreen is a resort where I played in the lodge and they ring the bell to eat so you know it is time to eat. I play the racing game and go swimming in the pool and they have a playground that you can play on and I also play putt-putt.
 

Watch Captain America: The First Avenger

My friends and I went to watch Captain America: The First Avenger the day after it came out. It was GREAT!!! Steve is really a insightful character, and the ending of the movie...was AWESOME!!!
 

Walked to Floddin Park

 

I read a book called Dolphins and Whales

 

I learned five words in Telugu