Upcoming events at the Hillside Public Library

Upcoming events at the Hillside Public Library

The Hillside Library is combining with the Long Island Coalition for the Homeless in doing a Hats, Scarves and Glove Drive.

There is a bin at the library in which donations could be placed. Our community has always been very generous to our Donation Drives, and we thank you for your continued generosity.

The library has a new addition to our Museum Pass Program for Hillside PL card holders. It is the New York Hall of Science which is situated at 47-01 111th St., Queens, NY 11368-2950.


Paint Night: Sketching and Acrylics with Alma – Virtual
Friday, January 13 at 7 p.m. Tonight: Serene Snowy Landscape with Deer. Grab a cup of hot chocolate, boot up your computer next to your easel, and paint the night away in the cozy warm comfort of your home! Learn new techniques, share sketch and paint hacks, gather with friends, and relax. For beginners to advanced sketchers and painters. Everyone is welcome. For a list of supplies needed, please go to the library’s website.

Demystifying Clinical Trials – Virtual
Tuesday, January 17 at 12 noon. What exactly are Clinical Trials? Do they have any for my condition? How do I qualify? Join the fantastic Health Educators from Stony Brook Cancer Center to learn about all about clinical trials. Clinical trials can be great treatment options, yet many people find them intimidating. Learn all about research, clinical trials, and addressing common myths. **This program is brought to you courtesy of Nassau Libraries Health Share.

Intro to Searching Videos on YouTube – All Purpose Room
Tuesday, January 17 at 6:30 p.m. YouTube is a common place to look for videos for entertainment, instruction, information, and more! This course will help you understand how to search for and play videos on YouTube, and how to utilize the new functions that come with creating an account.

Community Development Corporation of L.I. Application Info and Assistance – 1st Fl. Modular Room
Wednesday, January 18, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Walk-in information and assistance from a staff member of the Community Development Corporation of Long Island about resources for home improvement and optimization: Weatherization Assistance; Long Island Home Improvements Program; RESTORE: Emergency Repairs for Homeowners over 60; Access to Home: Home Accessibility Options for Individuals With Disabilities

Mystery Book Club – All Purpose Room and Virtual
Wednesday, January 18 at 6:30 p.m. The book being discussed is: When the Stars Go Dark by Paula McLain. A detective travels home after a tragedy and gets involved in a local missing persons case that has ties to an unsolved murder.

Hand painted Stained Glass Winter Sun Catcher – All Purpose Room
Thursday, January 19 at 6:30 p.m. Join artist Michelle Pappas for a fun evening, painting stained glass a winter sun catcher! $5.00 materials fee will be collected at the beginning of the program, cash only please.

Snowman Hill Snow Globe – All Purpose Room
Friday, January 13 at 5 p.m. Grades 5 – 12. Create a snow scene using a pail, clay, and more to form your very own snowglobe! $3 Materials Fee

Raptors of Long island – All Purpose Room
Tuesday, January 17 at 5 p.m. Grades: 1-3. An exciting chance to meet our live hawks, owls, and falcons. Learn about the many adaptations to make these animals some of the most skilled hunters on the planet. Get closer than you’ve ever been before to some incredible birds of prey!

Time for Kids: Snowman Fun – All Purpose Room
Friday, January 20 at 10:30 a.m. Ages: 3 – 7 years (with parent/caregiver). Come join A Time for Kids, Inc. as we celebrate snowmen in this family fun preschool program. Activities include music, movement, fine & gross motor development and storytelling! There will also be a Snowman Craft!

Virtual Paint Night
Friday, January 20 at 7 p.m. Grades 5 – 12. Join Alma as she virtually guides you through a step-by-step painting. No experience necessary. Beginner’s welcome! Please go to the library’s website for a list of supplies needed.

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