Activities and Events for Kids

Activities and Events for Children​


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

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 Kids’ Coloring


Wednesday, November 27th, 11 a.m. to noon 


Spend a little time coloring and listening to Disney tunes at the library. 
Parkland Library card required to register. Register here.



Turkey Craft (age 4 and up)


Tuesday, November 19th, 6 p.m.


Children will gobble-gobble with excitement to hear a Thanksgiving story and make their very own fine-feathered friend. Parkland Library card required to register. Register here.

Chess Club (age 8 and up)


Wednesday, November 20th, 4:15 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. Register here.

Reading with the Tail Waggin’ Tutor Finn (K-5th grade)


Thursday, November 21st, 4:15 p.m.


Come to the Parkland Library to practice your reading skills by reading to therapy dog Finn. This program encourages children to read by providing a non-judgmental listener and furry friend who won’t mind if you make a mistake. Bring a book from home or choose one at the library. Each child will have the opportunity to read for about 5 minutes. Parkland Library card required to register. Register here.


Lincoln Logs Big Build (age 4 and up)


Saturday, November 23rd, 11 a.m.


Children will have fun using their imaginations while building log cabins, towers or whatever else they become inspired to make, now with even more logs and accessories! Parkland Library card required to register. Register here.

Bricks ‘n’ Books (age 5 and up)


Tuesday, November 26th, 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. Register here.

Kids’ Coloring


Wednesday, November 27th, 11 a.m. to noon 


Spend a little time coloring and listening to Disney tunes at the library. Parkland Library card 
required to register. Register here.

Pawsitive Reading Program (K-5th grade)


Tuesday, December 3rd, 4:15 p.m.


Come to the Parkland Library to practice your reading skills by reading to therapy dogs Sophie and Jessie. This program encourages children to read by providing a non-judgmental listener and furry friend who won’t mind if you make a mistake. Bring a book from home or choose one at the library. Each child will have the opportunity to read for about 5 minutes. Parkland Library card required to register. Register here.

Chess Club (age 8 and up)


Wednesday, December 4th, 4:15 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. Register here.

Writing Buddies (K-5th grade)


Saturday, December 7th, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.


Teens will be paired up with young budding authors to guide them through the story creation process. Each child will write and illustrate a mini story to take home. This group meets once a month, and a different topic theme is explored each month. Parkland Library card required to register. Register here.

Cartooning with Cory (age 7 and up) 


Tuesday, December 10th, 4:30 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.

Reading with the Tail Waggin’ Tutor Finn (ages 5-12) 


Tuesday, December 17th, 3:30 p.m.


Come to the Parkland Library to practice your reading skills by reading to therapy dog Finn. This program encourages children to read by providing a non-judgmental listener and furry friend who won’t mind if you make a mistake. Bring a book from home or choose one at the library. Each child will have the opportunity to read for about 5 minutes. Parkland Library card required to register. Register here.

Chess Club (age 8 and up)


Wednesday, December 18th, 4:15 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. Register here.

Tiny Tots Social Time (newborn to 4 years)


Thursday, December 19th, 10:30 a.m.


Children enjoy free-play time with age-appropriate toys, puzzles and books while the adults get to socialize, too. Parkland Library card required to register. Register here.

Lincoln Logs Big Build (age 4 and up)


Thursday, December 19th, 3:30 p.m.


Children will have fun using their imaginations while building log cabins, towers or whatever else they become inspired to make, now with even more logs and accessories! Parkland Library card required to register. Register here.

Kids’ Coloring


Thursday, December 26th, 11 a.m. to noon

 
Spend a little time coloring and listening to Disney tunes at the library. Parkland Library card 
required to register. Register here.

Bricks ‘n’ Books (age 5 and up)


Monday, December 30th, 2 p.m. to 2:45 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. Register here.

Dance Party (ages 3 to 5)


Wednesday, December 31st, 11:30 a.m.


Come to the library and dance to some of your favorite storytime songs. Parkland Library card required to register. Register here.

Smart Start Tutoring,

varied Saturdays, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.


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