Activities and Events for Kids

Activities and Events for Children​


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

Pete the Cat stuffed animal with two books


Zoom into Storytime (best for ages 3 and up)


Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. OR  3 p.m. (via Zoom)


 Join Miss Michele for stories and songs. The class will end with the opportunity for a mini show-and-tell. Have something ready to show if your child would like to share. (For example; “This is my favorite stuffed animal.”) Parkland Library card required to register.

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Zoom into Storytime (best for ages 3 and up)


Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. OR  3 p.m. (via Zoom)


Join Miss Michele for stories and songs. The class will end with the opportunity for a mini show-and-tell. Have something ready to show if your child would like to share. (For example; “This is my favorite stuffed animal.”) Parkland Library card required to register. Register here.

Weekly Grab-and-Go Craft (best for ages 4 and up)


Wednesday through Saturday between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m.


Enjoy arts and crafts? Come pick up a different free craft packet each week inside the library while supplies last.
December 23-26: beaded Snowflake necklace craft kit

Nature Scavenger Hunt


Tuesday, December 29th, 10:30 a.m. to noon (IN PERSON)


Enjoy the fresh air while searching for items and exploring nature outside around the library. Find birds, fun-shaped rocks, flowers and more. Registration will be limited in order to maintain proper physical distancing, and face coverings are required. Adults must accompany their children. Parkland Library card required to register. Register here.


Kid Authors (K-5th grade)


Saturday, January 9th, 2 p.m.


Collaborate with friends while putting together your own creative story. There will be easy steps to guide you along the way. Parkland Library card required to register. Register here.

Cartooning with Cory (age 7 and up)


Tuesday, January 12th, 5:30 p.m. 


Local cartoonist Cory Laub will teach children to draw some of their favorite superheroes and cartoon characters while entertaining them with fun facts about animation and comic book trivia. It's a great time, and children will have a ton of fun while learning to draw! Parkland Library card required to register. Register here.

TeleDog (K-5th grade)


Wednesday, January 13th, 3 p.m. 


Join us for a virtual, paw-sitively fun morning with Canine Assisted Therapy. Children will practice their reading skills by reading to a therapy dog. Parkland Library card required to register. Register here.

Scavenger Hunt (age 5 and up)


Wednesday, January 20th, 3:30 p.m.


Get up out of your chair and have fun exploring while looking for easy-to-find household items. Parkland Library card required to register. Register here.

TeleDog (K-5th grade)


Wednesday, January 27th, 3 p.m. 


Join us for a virtual, paw-sitively fun morning with Canine Assisted Therapy. Children will practice their reading skills by reading to a therapy dog. Parkland Library card required to register. Register here.

Smart Start Tutoring 

varied Saturdays returning in fall 2021


This program provides free tutoring for elementary, middle and high school students provided by high school students. For information and to register, visit http://www.smartstartfl.com