Activities and Events
Artist of the Month: Nava Lundy
Nava Lundy was born in New Jersey and raised in South Florida. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Nava has been a professional artist since 1998, and has been painting almost her entire life. She currently resides in Parkland with her husband and three children. Her exploits as an artist have been featured in local and national news. Nava's artwork is part of permanent collections throughout the world, including universities, and museums, as well as Yad Vashem in Jerusalem, Israel and featured in the PBS documentary After Parkland. She is the recipient of The ACA Lifetime Achievement Award. Her work is also on view at Neiman Marcus, The Ritz Carlton, as well as at galleries around the country. Her work will be on display December 1 through 30th.
Knit N Knowledge
Monday, December 5th at 10:30 a.m.
Do you enjoy knitting? Bring your own projects, tips, techniques, and ideas to share with fellow knitters at the Parkland Library.
Adult Paper Crafts
Tuesday, December 6th at 10:30 a.m. (Adults)
Make the perfect greeting card for every occasion with versatile stamping and paper punch techniques and add some embellishments for that extra special design inspiration. The possibilities are endless! The goal of this class is to be as easy as possible while having fun with new friends. All materials will be provided. Feel free to bring a friend and enjoy this monthly workshop. Parkland Library card required to register. Parkland library card is required to register.
Trivet Art (Adults), Thursday, December 8th at 11:00 a.m.
Artist Anne Fallick Warren will teach you how to make a beautiful one-of-a-kind trivet using alcohol ink. Anne will be giving you step by step instructions and teaching you how to use Alcohol Inks. This project is easy, and you will be creating stunning art at home! Parkland Library Card required to register.
Parkland Friends of the Library Used Book Fair
Saturday, December 10th from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Used books for adults and children plus DVDs will be available for purchase at highly discounted prices.
Parkland Library Book Club: Crying in H-Mart by Michelle Zauner
Saturday, December 10th at 10:30 a.m.
Michelle Zauner tells of growing up one of the few Asian American kids at her school in Eugene, Oregon; of struggling with her mother's particular, high expectations of her; of a painful adolescence; of treasured months spent in her grandmother's tiny apartment in Seoul, where she and her mother would bond, late at night, over heaping plates of food. Parkland Library Card required to register.
Cookie Bar Crawl (Adults)
Thursday, December 15th at 2:00 p.m.
Join us for the 1st annual cookie bar exchange. Bake or bring your favorite bar cookie (bring recipe if you would like to share it). Join the fun as we Meet and Mingle with friends and sample these delectable treats. Coffee, tea and to go treat bags/box will be provided. Parkland Library Card required to register.
Afternoon Film and Discussion: The Holiday (adults)
Saturday, December 17th at 2:00 p.m.
Dumped and depressed, English rose Iris agrees to swap homes with similarly unlucky in love Californian Amanda for a much-needed break. Iris finds herself in a palatial Hollywood mansion while Amanda navigates the lanes of a picture-perfect English village. Soon enough, both lovelorn ladies bump into local lads perfect for a romantic pick-me-up. Parkland Library Card required to register.
Arts, Books, and Conversation Group
Monday, December 19th at 10:30 a.m.
Similar to a current events group, but focused on entertainment and culture, this lively discussion will cover topics like: What’s on the bestseller list? What’s big at the box office? What’s trending in pop culture? Share your thoughts, listen to others, and get your culture fix as we chat. Parkland Library card required to register.
Holiday BINGO (Adults/Teens)
Tuesday, December 20th at 5:00 p.m.
Are you feeling lucky? Want to have some fun? Try your luck at winning some fun prizes! Come join us and be ready to shout BINGO!! Parkland Library card required to register. Parkland Library card is required to register.
Enjoy a morning of continuous tales of short stories and poetry, novels in progress and articles. We sip coffee, munch on a bit of cake or other edibles and read what we gave written during the week before our meeting. If you are thinking about writing, have done so in the past or felt the desire to tell your story- join us. This class is facilitated by poet and author Antonia Philips Rabb. Registration not required.