Activities and Events for Kids

All events are free, but require registration.


Register online or call 954.757.4200

Pete the Cat with 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.
Register here.

All events are via Zoom unless otherwise noted.

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

Thursday 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.
May 6-8 I Love My Mom Handprint
May 20-22 Tropical Fish Mobile
May 27-29 Glow Bug Clothespin.

Very Hungry Caterpillar Food Hunt (all ages)

Monday, May 10th to Saturday, May 15th

Location: IN PERSON in the Children’s Wing during library’s operating hours 
Pick up a tally sheet at the circulation desk and then search the library for the Very Hungry Caterpillar’s favorite foods. How many can you find? No registration necessary.

Painting on the Patio (age 5 and up) 

Wednesday, May 12th, 3 p.m. or 3:30 p.m. (IN PERSON on the patio)

Paint your own wooden wind chime to add a feeling of spring to your house. Registration will be limited in each time slot in order to maintain proper physical distancing. Face coverings are required. Parkland Library card required to register. 

Cartooning with Cory (age 7 and up)

Tuesday, May 18, 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

Click here for a go-to guide to Kindergarten transition.

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