Parkland Library’s “Build a Better World”
Summer Reading Club
June 9 – August 12
Every person age 2 years through adult will receive a small gift for coming in and registering for the library’s “Build a Better World” Summer Reading Club. Keep a log of books you read to earn prizes all summer. The more books you read the more prizes you get! Keep reading all summer and earn prizes along the way. Children and teens must have a Parkland Library card to register. Sponsored by Parkland Friends of the Library.
Teen Summer Reading Kickoff Event: Cartooning with Cory
Wednesday, June 14th, 6 p.m.
Get fired up this summer and venture to the Parkland Library for a fun kickoff event where preteens and teens can join other friends to get creative. Come join us for Cartooning with Cory! Local cartoonist Cory Laub will teach teens 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 teens will have a ton of fun while learning to draw! Participants are encouraged to register for the “Build a Better World” Summer Reading Club. Anyone who joins will get a prize and reading log. The more books you read this summer the more prizes you get! (middle school and high school kids only) Sponsored by Parkland Friends of the Library. Parkland Library card required to register. Register here.
Teen Photography Mini-Camp with Jeremiah Jenner (middle & high school kids)
Tuesday, June 20th and Wednesday, June 21st, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Bring your camera and join certified photography instructor Jeremiah Jenner for these two fun-filled sessions. Day 1 will be Color and Composition: Learn the basics of creative dynamic and fun images. Day 2 will be Flower Power: Explore the colorful world of nature and flowers. Parkland Library card required to register. Register here.
Step-into-Summer Mural Painting
Wednesday, June 21st, 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
It’s the first day of summer! What better way to celebrate than to add your creative mark on a giant mural that will be displayed at the library all season long? This all-ages family fun painting event will get you in the spirit of summer. Drop in anytime during these hours to participate. Parkland Library 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