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 Imagine Your Story Activities

You can find all of our 2020 Summer Reading activities archived here!

If your kids had fun doing any of these, they can send pictures of their results to and we'll share it with our other readers!

We'd also love to hear what they think if the books they've been reading, so feel free to send book reviews as well.

See what kids have shared so far

Imagine Your Story Activities

Give these fun activities a try! If you make something awesome, send a picture to - we'd love to see it!

Crafts and activities playlist: 

(Click the menu in the upper right corner of the video to see more videos!)

Nursery Rhyme Quiz: How well do you know your rhymes?


Pirate Treasure Hunt (PDF)

Storytime to Go: Dragons (PDF)

Story Building Map (PDF)

Match the Fairy Tale Pictures! (PDF)

Fairy Tale Scavenger Hunt (PDF)

Name That Fairy Tale (PDF)

Imagine Your Story Movie Suggestions (Includes pixie dust popcorn recipe!) (PDF)

Dress Up Challenge (PDF)

Roll Your Own Fairy Tale (PDF)

Imagine Your Story Recipes (PDF)

Reading Nook Challenge (PDF)

Design Your Own Coat of Arms (PDF)

Fairy Tale Find-It (PDF)

Mermaid Treasure Hunt (PDF)

Decorate a Gingerbread Person (PDF)

Create a Fairy Tale Inspired Recipe (PDF)

Special Events
Tue, Apr 11, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Merrillville Public Library - Acheff Gallery
Join author Alex Mar as she talks about her research and work in writing "Seventy Time Seven: A True Story of Murder and Mercy" about a Gary, IN homicide in the 1980s. Books available for purchase.

Sat, Apr 15, 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Merrillville - Meeting Room A
Join us for an afternoon of tea, dessert, and speaker Cory Goodrich. This event is $35 per person and reservations must be made by April 3rd with payment. For more information, ext. 315.