Activities and Events for Kids

All events are free, but require registration.

 


Register online or call (954) 757-4207

Pete the Cat stuffed animal with two books


Zoom into Storytime (best for ages 3 and up)


Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. OR  3 p.m. (via Zoom)


Join Miss Michele for stories and songs. The class will end with the opportunity for a mini show-and-tell. Have something ready to show if your child would like to share. (For example; “This is my favorite stuffed animal.”) Parkland Library card required to register.

All events are via Zoom unless otherwise noted.



Weekly Grab-and-Go Craft (best for ages 4 and up)


Thursday through Saturday between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m.


Enjoy arts and crafts? Come pick up a different free craft packet each week inside the library while supplies last.
January 21-23 Squirrel Craft; January 28-30 Cool Groundhog Magnet; February 4-6 Chinese New Year Dragon Wooden Spoon Craft; February 11-13 Sequin Heart Ornament; February 18-20 Color-Your-Own Dinosaur; February 25-27 Cat in the Hat or Things 1 & 2 Magnet Craft

Scavenger Hunt (age 5 and up)


Wednesday, January 20th, 3:30 p.m.


Get up out of your chair and have fun exploring while looking for easy-to-find household items. Parkland Library card required to register. Register here.

TeleDog (K-5th grade)


Wednesday, January 27th, 3 p.m. 


Join us for a virtual, paw-sitively fun morning with Canine Assisted Therapy. Children will practice their reading skills by reading to a therapy dog. Parkland Library card required to register. Register here.

Cartooning with Cory (age 7 and up)


Tuesday, February 2nd, 5:30 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.

Kid Authors (K-5th grade)


Saturday, February 6th, 2 p.m.


Collaborate with friends while putting together your own creative story. There will be easy steps to guide you along the way. Parkland Library card required to register. Register here.

Hidden Hearts: How Many Can You Spot? (all ages)


Monday, February 8th to Saturday, February 13th


Location: in person in the Children’s Wing during the library’s operating hours
Pick up a tally sheet at the circulation desk and then search the library for as many hearts as you can find. No registration necessary.

Simple Origami (age 7 to adult)


Tuesday, February 9th, 3:30 p.m.


Either stop by the library to pick up origami paper or use your own for this fun and simple paper folding class via Zoom. Parkland Library card required to register. Register here.

TeleDog (K-5th grade)


Wednesdays, February 10th and 24th, 3 p.m. 


Join us for a virtual, paw-sitively fun morning with Canine Assisted Therapy. Children will practice their reading skills by reading to a therapy dog. Parkland Library card required to register. Register here.

Scavenger Hunt (age 5 and up)


Wednesday, February 17th, 3:30 p.m.


Get up out of your chair and have fun exploring while looking for easy-to-find household items. Parkland Library card required to register. Register here.

Smart Start Tutoring 

varied Saturdays returning in fall 2021


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