Activities and Events for Kids

All events are free, but require registration.

 


Register online or call 954.757.4200

Pete the Cat stuffed animal with two books

STEM Class: Robot Petting Zoo

Monday, November 22nd at 2 p.m. (grades 2–4)
Monday, November 22nd at 3 p.m. (grades 5-8)


Introducing the Museum of Discovery and Science squad of interactive robots! Learners will experience how robots are constructed and coded through hands-on activities with our collection of diverse interactive bots. Parkland Library card required to register. Register here.


All events are in person unless otherwise noted.

Click here to register for classes.

Chess Club (age 8 and up)


Tuesday, October 26th 4:30 p.m. to 5:15 p.m.


Come to the library for a friendly game of chess. All levels welcome. Parkland Library Chess Club is for children ages 8 and up. Registration is required for each game date. Parkland Library card required to register. 

Ghostly Gathering (age 8 and up)


Tuesday, October 19th, 6 p.m.


Do you like giving yourself goosebumps? Is Halloween your favorite holiday? Come to the library to hear some scary stories and make a spooky craft to take home with you for Halloween. Wear your costume if you’d like. Parkland Library card required to register.

Halloween Spooktacular with Grizelda the Witch (ages 3 to 7) 


Monday, October 25th, 4 p.m.


Come in costume and celebrate Halloween with story-telling, magic and treats. We’ll all have a haunting good time. Parkland Library card required to register. 

Broward Reads for the Record StoryWalk at Parkland Library 


Thursday, October 28, at 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.


Take a walk and read a story at our StoryWalk! Each page from Amy Wu and the Patchwork Dragon by Kat Zhang will be posted on a separate sign along the path from the Parkland Library to Liberty Park. To finish the story you will need to finish the walk! Color your very own dragon to take home. Parkland Library card required to register.

Bricks ‘n’ Books (age 5 and up)


Thursday, November 4th, 3:30 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.


Children age 5 and up, bring your imagination and Lego building skills to the library!  Build with a buddy or work on your own. Parkland Library card required to register. To register visit www.cityofparkland.org/library  or call (954)757-4207.

Children’s Author Visit


Monday, November 8th at 3:30 p.m.


South Florida local authors, Petrell Marie Özbay (Parkland) and Tess La Bella (Boynton Beach) will read their new children’s picture book from Boyds Mills Press, Merry Witchmas. The book follows Ginger the witch who wants nothing more than a visit from Santa. But what’s a witch to do when Santa doesn’t believe in witches? The book has received high praise from the publishing industry being touted as “fun and engaging” and a “clever, dizzying mashup of Halloween and Christmas.” The authors will provide fun coloring activities for the kids, take questions and be happy to sign their book, available nationally wherever books are sold. Ozbay has a background in PR & marketing and has written for global thought leaders. La Bella is a SAG/AFTRA voice actor and has been recognized with various South Florida community leadership awards. They both believe in Santa! Parkland Library card required to register. To register visit www.cityofparkland.org/library  or call (954)757-4207.

Chess Club (age 8 and up)


Tuesday, November 9 and 30th at 4:30 p.m.


Come to the library for a friendly game of chess. All levels welcome. Parkland Library Chess Club is for children ages 8 and up. Registration is required for each game date. Parkland Library card required to register. To register visit www.cityofparkland.org/library or call (954)757-4207.

Family Bingo (age 4 through adult)


Saturday, November 13th, 2 p.m.


Want to have some fun? Try your luck at winning some fun prizes! Come join us and be ready to shout BINGO!! In addition to traditional bingo, our bingo cards will be child themed and fun!! Parkland Library card required to register. 

Namaste and Read with Me (age 4 and up)


Monday, November 15, 3:00 p.m.


Join us for a story and some child friendly yoga pose exercises. Along with some relaxing music, this special story time will tap into your child’s flexibility, alertness and imaginative movement.  Parkland Library card required to register. 

Cartooning with Cory via Zoom (age 7 and up)


Tuesday, November 16th, 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. 

Count Down to Kindergarten


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