Activities and Events for Kids

All events are free, but require registration.


Register online or call 954.757.4200

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STEM Class: Photosynthesis with Mad Science (3rd to 5th grade)

Thursday, May 19th at 3:30 p.m.

This workshop provides students with an introduction to photosynthesis, including an understanding of the chemical processes at work in plants, plant respiration, and the role of plants in food webs. Library card is required to register. 

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All events are in person unless otherwise noted.

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Mother’s Day Craft for Kids

Thursday, May 5th at 3:30 p.m.

Children age 5 and up, honor your mom, grandma or aunt this Mother’s Day with a creative DIY craft that you can give as a gift. Make a homemade card to go along with it. Parkland Library card required to register. 

Chess Club

Tuesday, May 10th 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. 

Lincoln Log Big Build (ages 4-10)

Saturday, May 14th at 2:00 P.M.

Come to the library and have fun using your imagination while building log cabins, towers or whatever else you can think to make. 

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

Wednesday, May 18th at 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. 

Tiny Tots Social Time (newborn to 4 years)

Thursday, May 26th 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. 

Count Down to Kindergarten

Click here for a go-to guide to Kindergarten transition.