March is Youth Art Month and The Hillside Public Library is having an Art Supply Drive for NYU Langone Child Life Program. Needed items are Coloring Books and Crayons. Our patrons and community are always very generous with their donations, and we thank you in advance for your generosity in this latest Drive.
The Hillside Library is partnering with Long Island Coalition for the Homeless (LICH)in doing a Baby Necessities Drive. Needed items include baby clothes, feeding essentials (bottles, brushes, formula) and bath essentials (wash cloths, body wash etc.) Also, diapers. As always, we thank you for your generosity.
PROGRAMS and EVENTS
VITA Tax Aide “Free” Free assistance is available for persons with incomes, $70,000 or less, who wish to have their taxes prepared by trained volunteers in the Volunteer Tax Assistance Program. You can call the library at 516 355-7850, x101 or 102 to schedule an appointment on any of the following days: Saturdays, April 1, 8 or 15. The following are the appointment times: 10:15 a.m.; 11:15 a.m.; 12:15 p.m. or 1:15 p.m.
Literacy Nassau ELL/ESOL Class and Citizenship Class Registration – 1st Fl. Modular Room Monday, April 3, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Register in-person for Free ELL/ESOL Classes and U.S. Citizenship Classes!
- In-person ELL/ESOL classes are Monday through Thursdays from 10 am-1 pm, April 17- June 22, 2023.
- In-person U.S. Citizenship Classes are Thursdays, April 20 – June 22, 2023. 6:30-7:30 pm.
- To make an appointment visit: literacynassau.org/appointmentor Call: 516-867-3580, or Email: [email protected]
Watch Your Step! Fall Prevention – Virtual
Monday, April 3 at 1:30- 2:30 p.m. Community Health Nurse Educator Maura Calio addresses fears about falling, goal of fall prevention education, and steps to take to decrease your risk, including balance exercise resources.
- This program is brought to you courtesy of Nassau Libraries Health Share.
Fiction Loves History Book Club – 1st Fl. Modular Room and Virtual
Tuesday, April 4 at 6:30 p.m. The book being discussed is: The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah. A desperate family seeks a new beginning in the near-isolated wilderness of Alaska only to find that their unpredictable environment is less threatening than the erratic behavior found in human nature.
Relieve Stress Through Meditation – Virtual
Thursday, April 6 at 6 p.m. There is a way to discover peace and stability within us, by focusing your attention within you can tap into an abundant source of peace and calm through meditation. Join Bruce Faithwick long time meditator for this powerful workshop. There will even be a chance to try this out.
CHILDREN and YOUNG ADULT EVENTS
Baby Jam – Children’s Room Friday, March 31 at 10:30 a.m. Ages: 6 months – 5 years (with parent/caregiver). Join Ms. Andrea of Baby Jam for songs on guitar and animal puppet friends. Get ready to shake & move to a happy beat with drums, scarves, bubbles and more!
YA Art Club – All Purpose Room Friday, March 31 at 5 p.m. Grades 5 – 12. Help decorate the YA Room by creating a unique art project with Ms. Ambadjes. By using a template & carbon tracing paper, everyone will have the chance to make a fun project, even if you don’t have any prior experience in art. All projects will be displayed and returned the following class/month.
Tots Move N’ Groove with Ms. Jane! – All Purpose Room Tuesday, April 4 at 4:30 p.m. Ages: 2.5 – 4 years (with parent/caregiver). Get ready for some fun action and groovin’! Little ones will be up and moving in this class challenging their coordination and discovering fun while developing motor skills.
Spring Ceramics – All Purpose Room Thursday, April 6 at 4 p.m. Grades: 1 – 4. Join us in painting a springtime ceramic figure!