Teen Spot

All events are free, but require registration. Register online or call (954) 757-4207
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Vacation Photography Tips with Jodi Turchin


Wednesday, May 10th, 6:15 p.m.


Before you pack your bags, stop by the Parkland Library for some tips to make the most of your vacation photo opportunities! Photographer Jodi Turchin will provide helpful pointers. (Photo of China, left, by Jodi Turchin) Registration required. Register here.


How to Have a Positive and Productive Family Meeting (kids, teens and parents)


Tuesday, May 2nd, 6:30 p.m.

Learn how to have a family meeting where you can plan summer activities and open up the lines of communication with your kids! Life Coach Kathleen A. Matchunis will lead this fun and productive session. Parkland Library Card required to register. Register here.

Speaker James Walker: “My Winding Journey to ESPN"


Thursday, May 11th, 6:15 p.m.


Veteran ESPN NFL reporter James Walker describes his journey from humble beginnings to the world's No. 1 sports media company. Hear Walker's stories of how he worked his way up the sports media ladder in places like Iowa, West Virginia and Ohio before landing at the "Worldwide Leader in Sports." He also shares what it is like to cover multiple Super Bowls, NBA Finals and superstar athletes such as LeBron James throughout his career. Walker has 16 years of experience as a sports writer and has worked at ESPN for the past nine years. Registration required. Register here.

Cartooning with Cory


Tuesday, May 16th, 4:30 p.m.


Come join us for Cartooning with Cory! Local cartoonist Cory Laub will teach children to draw some of their favorite cartoon characters, while entertaining them with facts about animation and comic book trivia. It's a great time, and your child will have a ton of fun while learning to draw! 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, www.smartstartfl.com