Hillside Public Library upcoming events

Hillside Public Library upcoming events

The Hillside Public Library, in conjunction with Assemblyman Ed Ra’s office, is doing a School Supply Drive. We appeal to our patrons to please consider this worthy cause, and there is a bin in the library where your donations can be placed. Included in the needed items are: backpacks, binders, crayons, erasers, calculators, highlighters, rulers, composition books, scissors, markers, pens and pencils and other school supplies. We thank you for your generosity.

Unless otherwise specified all Library Sponsored Events will be using the Zoom platform. Prior to the program the Zoom access information will be emailed to you.

A New Light on Tiffany Tuesday, Aug. 10 at 7 p.m. New York Historical Society Lecture Series: A New Light on Tiffany presented by Jeanne Pape. The hidden history behind the lamps offers a fascinating look at the contributions of women in the creation of this art. Louis C. Tiffany (1848–1933) was the artistic genius behind Tiffany Studios.

However, he was not the exclusive designer of its lamps, windows, and luxury objects: Clara Driscoll (1861–1944), head of the Women’s Glass Cutting Department from 1892 to 1909, has recently been revealed as the designer of many of the firm’s leaded glass shades. The lamps in this exhibition reflect the prodigious talent of designers and artisans who worked in anonymity to fulfill Tiffany’s aesthetic vision.

Ebooks and Audiobooks: Getting Started with Libby! Wednesday, August 11 at 10 a.m. A 30-minute session will get you up to speed on everything you need to know to use Libby – the one tap reading app, including Finding your library and signing in; Navigating the app; Browsing and searching for titles; Borrowing titles and placing holds; Managing notifications … And much more! These recordings are automatically shared with anyone who registers for the event.

Career Workshop: 4 Step Salary Negotiation Wednesday, August 11 at 1 p.m. When you finally get a job offer, do you rush to say yes? Or do you say, “Give me 24 hours to think about it” and plan your negotiation strategy in advance? Learn the 4 key steps in a salary negotiation: knowing what you are worth, outlasting the competition, getting the offer, and negotiating. Join certified career coach Dr. Amy Geffen as she discusses the best approaches to Salary Negotiation. Bring your questions!

Book Discussion: Fresh Fiction Book Club Wednesday, August 11 at 7 p.m. The book being discussed is: A Reliable Wife by Robert Goolrick. “An enthralling tale of love and madness, of longing and murder.”

Medicare Updates Thursday, August 12 at 7 p.m. Be ready and informed of Medicare changes and available options! This program is designed for existing and new Medicare members.Barry Klitsberg, a certified and experienced counselor from the Nassau County Health Insurance Information Counseling and Assistance Program (HIICAP), will discuss: Supplemental Insurance Medicare Advantage, Prescription Drug Plans, Medicare Savings Programs, NYS EPIC Drug Coverage, Medicare coverage of COVID testing and vaccines…and more! Bring your questions!

Unless otherwise specified all Library Sponsored Events will be using the Zoom platform. Prior to the program, the Zoom access information will be emailed to you.

Go Wild with Art (OUTSIDE PARKING LOT) Monday, August 9 at 2 p.m. Grades: K-2 (going into). A gathering of artists with Ms. Karen & Mrs. S.! Explore different art techniques and let your creativity run wild!

Kahoot Trivia: Ocean Adventures Monday, August 9 at 7 p.m. All Ages – Family Fun! Test your knowledge on all things ocean-related! From ocean animals to beach fun, this is a summer trivia not to miss. All who attend will be entered in a raffle to win a prize. An additional prize will be awarded to the night’s trivia contest winner.

Story and Craft: Zoo Adventures! (OUTDOOR- PARKING LOT) Tuesday, August 10 at 11:30 a.m. Grades: K-2 (going into). Join Ms. Karen in the parking lot for stories, crafts and fun adventures. Topic this week: Wildlife & Wild Places!

Animal Balloon Workshop! (OUTDOOR- PARKING LOT) Tuesday, August 10 at 5:30 p.m. Grades: K-4. Learn how to twist, tie, and shape balloons into wild roaring animals!

Time for Kids: Under the Sea! Friday, August 13 at 10 a.m. Ages: Birth- 5 years (with parent/caregiver). Come join A Time for Kids, Inc. as we dive deep down under the sea in this family fun preschool program! Activities include music, movement, fine & gross motor development and storytelling! There will be a rainbow Fish craft demonstration. Suggested materials : Paper plate; Scraps of colored paper; Scissors and Glue

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