Upcoming events at the Hillside Public Library

Upcoming events at the Hillside Public Library

Movie! Avatar: The Way of Water – Rating PG13. All Purpose Room

Friday, September 8 at 1 p.m. Join us for an out of this world sequel! “Jake Sully lives with his newfound family formed on the extrasolar moon Pandora. Once a familiar threat returns to finish what was previously started, Jake must work with Neytiri and the army of the Na’vi race to protect their home.”

Paint Night: Autumnal Equinox – Virtual

Friday, September 8 at 7 p.m. Sketching and Acrylics with Alma for everyone!  Create a captivating Autumn water view sunset to enhance your home decor, or gift to someone special. For a list of supplies needed, please go to the library’s website.

End of Summer Reading Party – All Purpose Room

Saturday, September 9, 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Join us to celebrate the end of summer with fun, games, trivia, and prizes!  Summer Reading Raffle winners will be chosen during the party.

Fiction Loves History Book Club – Virtual and 1st Floor Modular Room
Tuesday, September 12 at 6:30 p.m. The book being discussed is: Horse by Geraldine Brooks. “A discarded painting in a junk pile, a skeleton in an attic, and the greatest racehorse in American history: from these strands, a Pulitzer Prize winner braids a sweeping story of spirit, obsession, and injustice across American history.”

Skin Cancer: Spot It-Stop It! – Virtual

Wednesday, September 13 at 1:30 p.m.
Join Maura Calio, MA, RN from St. Francis Hospital’s DeMatteis Center to learn about skin cancer prevention and early detection of basal cell, squamous cell, and melanoma.

  • This program is brought to you courtesy of Nassau Libraries Health Share. 

Fresh Fiction Book Club – Virtual and 1st Floor Modular Room

Wednesday, September 13 at 6:30 p.m. The book being discussed is: Eight Hundred Grapes by Laura Dave. After breaking up with her fiance, Georgia Ford heads home to her family’s Sonoma winery, hoping for support and sympathy from her family.  But when Georgia arrives home, nothing is at all familiar. Her parents, her brothers, the family business, are all unrecognizable. It seems her fiancé isn’t the only one who’s been keeping secrets.

Relaxation Through Meditation – Virtual

Thursday, September 14 at 6:30 p.m. Join Arlene Samsel, long time meditator, as she discusses how meditation can evoke a deeper state of relaxation and more peace within. She will also present a powerful meditation technique that can enrich one’s life on all levels. The audience will have a chance to practice this simple meditation that can help you in all aspects of your life . Arlene Samsel is uniquely qualified and experienced in meditation, public speaking, and the performing arts. She has been an elementary school teacher and has also performed publicly as a musician for many years.

Library Board of Trustee’s Meeting – All Purpose Room

Thursday, September 14 at 7 p.m.

Movie! Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret – Rating: PG13. All Purpose Room                                                                                                                                             Friday, September 15 at 1 p.m. Join us for a book-to-movie! “A plucky eleven-year-old named Margaret finds her life on the cusp of change as her family uproots from the heart of the city to a quiet suburban neighborhood. Margaret must then navigate the ups and downs of adolescence, including new friends, new feelings, and, ultimately, a new sense of self. Based on the novel of the same name by Judy Blume.” 

Fall Bingo – All Purpose Room

Saturday, September 16 at 10:30 a.m. Join us for a fun game of Bingo!  Adults 18 years and older.Winners will win prizes!


Stemtastic: Earth, Moon & Stars! – All Purpose Room

Monday, September 11 at 4:30 p.m. Ages: 4 – 6 years (with parent/caregiver). We’ll wear costumes and reenact the movements of the moon around our sun. Experiment with moon dust and craters, make a model of the moon and a constellation viewer.

Play Hooray – Children’s Room

Friday, September 15 at 11 a.m. Ages: 9 months – 5 years (with parent/caregiver). Stories, music and movement activities with Mollie Mouse!






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