Activities and Events for Kids

Activities and Events for Children​


All events are free, but require registration.
Register online or call (954) 757-4207

kids summer reading

Parkland Library’s “Build a Better World” Summer Reading Club


(children, teens and adults)
June 9 – August 12
Sponsored by Parkland Friends of the Library, Parkland Chamber of Commerce and Total Tax Solutions  


Every person age 2 years through adult will receive a small gift for coming in and registering for the library’s “Build a Better World” Summer Reading Club. Keep a log of books you read to earn prizes all summer. The more books you read the more prizes you get! Keep reading all summer and earn prizes along the way. Children and teens must have a Parkland Library card to register. 



Kids’ Coloring

Thursday, July 20th, 2:30 p.m.


Spend a little time coloring and listening to Disney tunes at the library. Parkland Library card required to register. Register here

Tiny Tots Social Time (age 9 months to 4 years)


Thursday, July 27th, 10:30 to 11:15 a.m.


Children enjoy free-play time with age-appropriate toys, puzzles and books while the adults get to socialize, too. Parkland Library card required to register. Register here

Building with Lincoln Logs (ages 4-7)


Thursday, July 27th, 2:30 p.m.


Children will have fun using their imagination while building log cabins, towers or whatever else they become inspired to make. Parkland Library card required to register. Register here

Bricks ‘N’ Books (age 6 and up)


Monday, July 31st,  2:30 p.m.


Children age 6 and up, bring your imagination and Lego building skills to the library!  At each Bricks and Books meeting we will have a new building challenge. Conquer each challenge with a buddy or work on your own.  Parkland Library card required to register.
Register here

National Coloring Book Day (age 3 and up)


Wednesday, August 2nd, 3 p.m.


Munch on cookies and do some creative coloring in honor of National Coloring Book Day! Parkland Library card required to register.
Register here.

Kids’ Craft: Rock Painting (age 5 and up)


Monday, August 7th, 3 p.m.


Children will have fun creating and spreading happiness and smiles through a small act of kindness. How? They will paint colorful designs on river rocks, which they can then take home and hide for others to find. We will provide the supplies, along with snacks and music. Parkland Library card required to register. Register here.

End-of-Summer Luau


Tuesday, August 8th, 6 p.m.


Celebrate the end of summer with a big aloha and a frozen treat! This all-ages event will be filled with music, activities, crafts, books, and more. The Yellow Birds Ukulele Group will play traditional Hawaiian music and familiar favorites. A Parkland Library card is required to register. Register here.


Bricks ‘N’ Books (age 6 and up)


Wednesday, August 9th, 3:30 p.m.


Children age 6 and up, bring your imagination and Lego building skills to the library!  At each Bricks and Books meeting we will have a new building challenge. Conquer each challenge with a buddy or work on your own.  Parkland Library card required to register. Register here.

Stories and S’mores (age 3 and up)


Thursday, August 10th, 3:30 p.m.


Gather around the pretend campfire for some traditional stories and make and enjoy no-bake s’mores. Parkland Library card required to register. Register here.

Writing Buddies (K-5th grade)


Saturday, August 12th, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.


Teens will be paired up with young budding authors to guide them through the story creation process. Each child will write and illustrate a mini story to take home. This group meets once a month, and a different genre will be explored each month. Parkland Library card required to register. Register here.

Crafternoon at the Library (age 3 and up)


Monday, August 14th 2:00 p.m. 


Choose from an assortment of crafts and create something awesome! Parkland Library card required to register. Register here.

Game Squad (age 7 and up)


Tuesday, August 15th, 4:30 p.m.


Are you crazy about playing games on your favorite handheld device? Then the Parkland Library’s Game Squad is right for you! Children will get the chance to connect through the library’s WiFi to play with fellow gamers while also socializing in person. Participants must bring their own devices (iPad, Nintendo DS, etc.) with their preferred games already downloaded. Parkland Library card required to register.
Register here.

Building with Lincoln Logs (ages 4-7)


Thursday, August 17th, 3:30 p.m.


Children will have fun using their imaginations while building log cabins, towers or whatever else they become inspired to make. Parkland Library card required to register. Register here.


Tiny Tots Social Time (age 9 months to 4 years)


Thursday, August 24th, 10:30 to 11:15 a.m.


Children enjoy free-play time with age-appropriate toys, puzzles and books while the adults get to socialize, too. Parkland Library card required to register. Register here.