Upcoming events at the Hillside Public Library

Upcoming events at the Hillside Public Library

The Hillside Public Library will be sponsoring a series of Career Workshops beginning on February 7. The first will be “How to build a resume”. Learn the basics of resume writing with Microsoft Word and Google Docs: what to include, what to leave out, and how to tailor your resume for each job application. We’ll talk about writing cover letters and the importance of thank you letters.

Also, beginning February 8, patrons can make an appointment, either in person or virtually with a librarian, to get feedback or update their resumes. Each month, the different workshops would be published.


Managing Stress Workshop – Virtual Program Monday, January 31 at 1:30 p.m. Project Hope counselors present Managing Stress: How to Talk, Cope, and Relax in these pandemic times. Learn effective grounding techniques, breathing exercises, and mini-meditations.

The Job Whisperer – Virtual Program
Tuesday, February 1 at 7 p.m. Weekly, Tuesdays at 7 pm. Join the zoom meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/5253741016
ABOUT THE JOB WHISPERER: Jamie Petrizzo, pro bono career coach and lecturer. Please sign up for email notices for lecture topics, http://www.meetup.com/li-seng

Meditation: the Pathway to Peace Within – Virtual Program
Wednesday, February 2 at 1:30 p.m. In this workshop it will be discussed how to approach meditation and participants will learn about the peace and calmness that is derived from this process. Join Arlene Samsel who is uniquely qualified and experienced in meditation, public speaking, and the performing arts, as she presents a very practical form of meditation and explores how this technique can help each of us develop physically, mentally, and spiritually.

During the program she will conduct a brief meditation sitting.

Craft Corner – All Purpose Room; 2nd Floor
Wednesday, February 2 at 6:30 p.m. Join us at the library to create a beautiful craft to decorate your home. A $5 materials fee will be collected at the start of the program. This program is for adults only. Registration is required to attend this program.

Toxic Free Living – Virtual Program
Wednesday, February 2 at 6:30 p.m. In this talk, we’ll cover one of the most important aspects of health: the toxins that lurk within all of our homes. Environmental toxicity stresses our immune systems, makes us prone to allergies, and more. In this workshop we will cover simple but essential swaps, updates and in many cases, the need to just stop using certain things. We’ll cover everything from dryer sheets, to toothpaste, and more! Cheryl Paswater is an Certified Fermentationist , Educator, and Health Coach, who after a near-death experience, turned to holistic medicine for help. *This program is brought to you courtesy of Nassau Libraries Health Share.

Gentle Yoga and Tibetan Bowls with Micheline – Virtual Program
Thursday, February 4 at 7:30 p.m. Please register 1x only for this series. Dates are Thursdays at 7:30 p.m., February 3, 10, 17, 24. Join us for a relaxing, healing session. This class is open to anyone. We will work with breath work getting grounded and relaxed. Followed by a gentle yoga flow allowing the body to release tension through gentle movement and stretching in preparation for a nice yoga nidra practice. Yoga Nidra is the practice of softening one body part at a time without creating any movement which allows for deep relaxation and healing. Closing class with the healing vibrational sounds of a singing bowl. *This program is brought to you courtesy of Nassau Libraries Health Share.

Virtual Paint Night
Friday, January 28 at 7 p.m. Grades 5 – 12. Join our artist Alma as she guides you through a step-by-step virtual paint night. No experience necessary, beginners welcome!

YA Grab N Go Painting – Curbside
Monday, January 31, 12:30 – 7:30 p.m. Grades 5 – 12. Pick up a canvas and personal template to create a unique painting at home. (Paint not included). Canvas & template can be picked up curbside between the hours of 12:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Let it Code! Let it Code! Let it Code! – Virtual Program Monday, January 31 at 4:30 p.m. Grades: K-4 (maybe some assistance in opening website). Join the author, Cindy Wong as she reads Clara Perseveres and speaks about perseverance and computer science. Participate in a fun online coding activity and learn new coding words! (It is recommended for participants to have an additional device to complete the activity but not necessary.)

Time for Kids: Love and Hearts! – Children’s Room, 2nd Floor
Tuesday, February 1 at 4:30 p.m. Ages: 3 years- 7 years. Come join A Time for Kids, Inc. as we celebrate love and hearts in this family fun preschool readiness program! Activities include music, movement, a story and a cute Valentine’s Day Craft!

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