Activities and Events for Kids

All events are free, but require registration.

 

Parkland Library card required to register.


Register online or call 954.757.4200

Pete the Cat with books

Broward Reads for the Record StoryWalk at Parkland Library 


Thursday, October 27th from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.


Take a walk and read a story at our StoryWalk! Each page from Migel and the Moon by Antwan Eady will be posted on a separate sign along the path outside of the library. To finish the story you will need to finish the walk! And, since we are outside, we’ll have a nature scavenger hunt too. Parkland Library card required to register. 


All events are in person unless otherwise noted.

Click here to register for classes.

STEM Class: Weather the Storm with Museum of Discovery and Science 


Thursday, September 22nd at 3:30 p.m. (grades 2-4) and 4:30 p.m. (grades 5-7)


Get ready for your class to be blown away! Learners will explore weather-related challenges and phenomena (hurricanes, floods or tornadoes) that lead to a making activity focusing on designing a creative solution to weather the storm. Parkland Library card required to register. 

Bricks and Books (age 5 and up)


Thursday, October 6th at 3:30 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. 

Indian Classical Dance Performance 


Saturday, October 8th at 2:30 p.m.


The students of Narthana Dance School Inc. will share Indian culture through a Bharatanatyam dance presentation. This dance form is presumably the oldest classical dance heritage of India and is regarded as the mother of many other Indian classical dance forms. Parkland Library Card required to register. 

Halloween Craft for Kids (age 5 and up)


Monday, October 10th at 3:30 p.m.


Use creativity, paint, and embellishments to create your own Halloween decoration. Wear a paint smock or dress for mess. Parkland Library card required to register.

Chess Club (age 8 and up)


Tuesday, October 11th at 4:30 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. 

Ghostly Gathering (ages 8 to 11)


Tuesday, October 18th, 6  p.m.


Do you like giving yourself goosebumps? Is Halloween your favorite holiday? Come to the library to hear some scary stories and make a spooky craft to take home with you for Halloween. Wear your costume if you’d like. Parkland Library card required to register. 

Tiny Tots Social Time (newborn to 4 years)


Wednesday, October 19th at 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.

STEM Class Mineral Mysteries with Cox Science Museum (grades 1st to 4th)


Friday, October 21st at 1:00 p.m.


Discover how geologists use observable properties to identify and classify minerals. Use this knowledge to help identify some mystery minerals in this hands-on lab. Parkland Library card required to register. 

STEM Class Mineral Mysteries with Cox Science Museum (grades 5th to 6th)


Friday, October 21st at 2:00 p.m.


Discover how geologists use observable properties to identify and classify minerals. Use this knowledge to help identify some mystery minerals in this hands-on lab. Parkland Library card required to register. 

Toddler Yoga with Yoga Love Connection (Toddlers crawling to 36 months)


Saturday, October 22nd at 10 a.m. 


Come stretch, unwind, and meet other parents, all while nurturing your connection with your child. In this class we will focus on language skills, body awareness and strengthening gross and fine motor skills. Parkland Library card required to register. 

Halloween Tales with Storyteller Katie Adams (age 3 and up)


Tuesday, October 25 at 3:30 p.m.


Fun, slightly spooky tales shared by Storyteller Katie Adams will celebrate Halloween. With lots of audience participation and colorful props, Katie conjures up a hauntingly good time. Stories include The Old Woman and the Red Pumpkin, The Golden Arm, and The Little Old Lady Who was not Afraid of Anything. This 45-minute show is sure to shiver your spine and tickle your funny bone. Wear your costume for a parade through the library. Parkland Library card required to register. 

Broward Reads for the Record StoryWalk at Parkland Library 


Thursday, October 27th from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.


Take a walk and read a story at our StoryWalk! Each page from Migel and the Moon by Antwan Eady will be posted on a separate sign along the path outside of the library. To finish the story you will need to finish the walk! And, since we are outside, we’ll have a nature scavenger hunt too. Parkland Library card required to register. 

Countdown to Kindergarten


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