Upcoming Events at the Hillside Public Library

Upcoming Events at the Hillside Public Library


The Hillside Public Library is partnering with Assemblyman Ra’s 6th Annual Toy Drive that will benefit the John Theissen Children’s Foundation and NYU Langone’s Child Life Program. This Drive will be active until December 8 and, there are bins at the library where your donations could be placed.  We look forward to your generosity, and we thank you.

Movie! Marry Me – Rating: PG-13. All Purpose Room

Friday, November 17 at 1 p.m. “As Kat Valdez prepares for her live, on-stage wedding, she finds out about her husband-to-be’s infidelity. In a heartbroken moment of spontaneity, Kat singles out Charlie, a stranger in the crowd, and offers to marry him instead. Now, they must navigate the public spotlight together and find out if this marriage can actually work. Bobby Crosby’s webcomic of the same name inspires the unconventional love story.”

Paint Night: Picturesque Peacock and Plumes – Virtual

Friday, November 17 at 7 p.m.  Sketching and Acrylics with Alma for everyone!  Take a break this holiday season and chill out painting a magnificent peacock! Did you know…peacocks are the National Bird of India and can flaunt up to 200 feathers on its tail at a time, which reflect various wavelengths of light based on their spacing?

Bingo – All Purpose Room

Sunday, November 19 at 12:30 p.m. Join us for a fun game of Bingo! Adults 18 years and older!  Winners will win prizes!

Movie! Shrek –  Rating: PG. All Purpose Room

Friday, November 24 at 1:15 p.m. “A green ogre living a life of solitude in a far away swamp, Shrek is suddenly invaded by a horde of fairy tale characters, such as the Big Bad Wolf and the Three Little Pigs, all refugees of their homes who have been shunned by the evil Lord Farquaad. Shrek decides to offer Lord Farquaad a deal; he will rescue the beautiful Princess Fiona , who is intended to be Farquaad’s bride, in exchange for peace and quiet at his swamp.”


Play Hooray – Children’s Room

Friday, November 17 at 11 a.m. Ages: 9 months – 5 years (with parent/caregiver). Stories, music and movement activities with Mollie Mouse!

Thankful Friendship Bracelets – All Purpose Room

Friday, November 17 at 5 p.m. Grades 5 – 12. Create friendship bracelets using beads for your friends and loved ones, with thankful messages for the season. $2 Materials Fee.

Stemtastic: DIY Chemistry Lab! – All Purpose Room

Monday, November 20 at 4:30 p.m. Ages: 7 years- 12 years. We’ll learn how to make our own sourdough starter using some kitchen chemistry!

Kahoot Trivia Fall Food – Virtual

Monday, November 20 at 7 p.m. All Ages YOUTH (Kids/Tweens/Teens – parents & caretakers are welcome to participate WITH their kids to play as a family.  Please no adults without kids). Join us for a virtual night of trivia on the flavors of Fall – from pumpkin spice to apple pie and everything in between!  A prize will be awarded to the night’s trivia contest winner.


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