Activities and Events

All events are free, but require registration.

Register online or call at 954.757.4214 for more information.
Parkland Library card required to register.

Moon Shadow painting

May Artist of the Month: Patricia Lappin

In the last 40 years as a professional artist, Patricia Lappin has tried all the mediums and styles, looking for the true and unique art that she was meant to do in this lifetime.  This journey has led her to abstracts in glowing colors with hints of nature, people and geometry. Her work will be on display May 1 through May 31.

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Knit N Knowledge
Monday, June 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 (Adults) 
Tuesday, June 6th at 10:30 a.m.

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. 

Ageless Grace
Wednesday, June 7th at 10:30 a.m. (Adults)

Come and join this dynamic Brain and Body fitness workout program. This cutting-edge fitness program is done from your chair to great music and designed for all ages. This fun and easy to do program is profoundly beneficial for our minds and body! Parkland Library Card required to register.

Health Talk: Ergonomics 
Wednesday, June 7th at 1:00

This class includes an understanding of proper and improper biomechanics and how that affects our daily lives. The class will include ways to prevent injuries throughout your daily life as well as give you an opportunity to learn about incorrect posture and how that can affect your health. The class will include tips and exercises to help you start to make changes for a better quality of life. Parkland Library Card required to register. 

Parkland Friends of the Library Used Book Fair 
Saturday, June 10th from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Used books for adults and children plus DVDs will be available for purchase at highly discounted prices. 

Adult Summer Reading Kick Off: Books That Bring Us Together with Dr. Margery Marcus 
Saturday, June 10th at 10:30 a.m.

While books these days may stir up controversy and fire up community outrage, they also have the power to bring people together, and remind us of our humanity. Join Dr. Margery Marcus for a presentation about books that connect us, heal us, and unite us.  She discusses well-known favorites such as To Kill a Mockingbird, A Prayer for Owen Meany, plus newer novels like A Man Called Ove, Lessons in Chemistry, and The Reading List. She addresses the role that book clubs play in our lives, and the importance of libraries in the community. Her lecture includes a colorful PowerPoint. Attendees are encouraged to register for “All Together Now” Summer Reading Club. Anyone who joins will get a prize and reading log. The more books you read this summer, the more chance you get to win a prize! Sponsored by the Parkland Friends of the Library.Parkland Library Card required to register. 

Keep Calm and Bingo On (adults and teens)
Wednesday, June 14th at 5 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. 

Sahaja Meditation (adults and teens)
Saturday, June 24th at 10:30 a.m.

Sahaja meditation is a simple, time-honored meditation that reduces stress and increases wellness. It brings better focus and helps people become more centered and better balanced. Anyone can do it, and no equipment is necessary as this is done sitting comfortably in a chair. Apurva Puranik, a Sahaja Yoga Meditation practitioner since 2005, will lead this session. Parkland Library Card required to register. 

Afternoon Film and Discussion: Where the Boys are (Adults/Teens) 
Saturday, Saturday June 24th at 2:00 p.m.

Beautiful Midwestern college girls Angie (Connie Francis), Melanie (Yvette Mimieux), Tuggle (Paula Prentiss) and Merritt (Dolores Hart) take off to Florida for spring break. On their search for romance and adventure, Merritt falls for the charismatic Ryder Smith (George Hamilton), while Tuggle becomes briefly involved with the somewhat dim TV Thompson (Jim Hutton). Though the young women have plenty of good times, they find that the trip isn't all fun and games. Parkland Library Card required to register. 

Writer’s Café
Fridays at 10:30 a.m to Noon
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.