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’ Craft: Origami (age 7 and up) 


Tuesday, May 15th, 3:30 p.m.


Origami is the ancient Japanese art of paper folding.  Children will learn to fold flat pieces of paper into three dimensional works of art!  Parkland Library card required to register.
  Register Here

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


Thursday, April 26th, 3:30 to 4:00 p.m. 


Come to the Parkland Library to practice your reading skills by reading to Daisy, a therapy dog. 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. Registration required. Register here.

Bricks ‘n’ Books (age 6 and up)


Thursday, May 10th, 3:30 p.m.


Children age 6 and up, bring your imagination and Lego building skills to the library!  At each Bricks and Books meeting we will have a new building challenge. Conquer each challenge with a buddy or work on your own.  Parkland Library card required to register. Register here

Writing Buddies (K-5th grade)


Saturday, May 12th, 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 genre will be explored each month. Parkland Library card required to register. Register here

Kids’ Craft: Origami (age 7 and up)


Tuesday, May 15th, 3:30 p.m.


Origami is the ancient Japanese art of paper folding.  Children will learn to fold flat pieces of paper into three dimensional works of art!  Parkland Library card required to register. Register here

Mr. Roy’s Family Music (newborn to age 4)


Wednesday, May 16th, 10 a.m. OR 11 a.m. 


Parents or caregivers can join us with children newborn to 4 years old to dance and sing familiar melodies, play instruments, and take advantage of this fun, interactive 30-minute class. The benefits of music-making are well documented, especially its impact on brain development in children. Don’t miss this chance to make learning music fun. Presented by Roy and Caryl Fantel of Fantel Music. Parkland Library card required to register. Note: There are two sessions of this class this morning. Limit one session per family. Register here

Building with Lincoln Logs (ages 4-7)


Tuesday, May 22nd, 3:30 p.m.


Children will have fun using their imaginations while building log cabins, towers or whatever else they become inspired to make. Parkland Library card required to register. Register here

Tiny Tots Social Time (age 9 months to 4 years)


Thursday, May 24th, 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

Game Squad (age 7 and up)


Tuesday, May 29th, 4 p.m.


Are you crazy about playing games on your favorite handheld device? Then the Parkland Library’s Game Squad is right for you! Children will get the chance to connect through the library’s WiFi to play with fellow gamers while also socializing in person. Participants must bring their own devices (iPad, Nintendo DS, etc.) with their preferred games already downloaded. Parkland Library card required to register.  Register here

MSD Music Buddies (ages 8 to 12)


Fridays, April 27 through May 25 3:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m

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We are a small group of MSD high school students who want to make a difference by giving back to our supportive community. MSDMB will introduce children to the basics of reading sheet music. Lessons are free. Registration is required. To get an admission-class-code send your request to msdmusicbuddies@gmail.com

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