Upcoming Events at the Hillside Public Library

Upcoming Events at the Hillside Public Library

The Library is sponsoring a Valentines for Vets, in conjunction with Assemblywoman Gina Sillitti’s office, where you can come into the library and make cards for our veterans; you can also bring in already made cards to honor our veterans.  In addition, the library is partnering with Assemblyman, Ed Ra’s office, in a collection for the Long Island State Veterans Home. Needed items are: personal care items (toothpaste, shampoo, deodorant, soap etc.) puzzle books/adult coloring books & crayons, magnifying glasses or sheets, new clothing items (sweatshirts, sweatpants, & undershirts). We thank our patrons for any items you can donate to our brave Veterans.

Lung Cancer and the Harms of Tobacco, Nicotine, Vaping – Virtual

Tuesday, February 13 at 12 noon. Stony Brook Health Education Series; Having trouble quitting smoking or know a loved one who is struggling to quit? Learn about smoking cessation resources, e-cigarette use, the vaping epidemic and the affects it has on youth today.

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

The Life and Art Collection of Peggy Guggenheim – Virtual

Thursday, February 15 at 1 p.m.  “I was a liberated woman long before there was a name for it.”
In many ways, Peggy Guggenheim was pivotal in getting so-called ‘degenerate’ art safely out of Europe on the eve of WWII as well as encouraging European artists to wait out the war in the United States. Learn about this inspirational woman and her impact on the art world in this lecture by Mary Vahey, retired assistant professor of art history and an independent art historian.

Appeal Your Nassau County Property Tax Assessment Workshop – All Purpose Room

Thursday, February 15, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Join Town of North Hempstead Receiver of Taxes Mary Jo Collins to learn how to properly appeal your 2025/26 Nassau County property tax assessment. Bring a pen!

VITA Tax Aide “Free” on Saturdays                                                                                                                       Free assistance is available for persons with incomes, $73,000 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, February 17, 24. March 2, 9, 16, 23. April 6 or 13.  The following are the appointment times: 10:15 a.m.; 11:15 a.m.; 12:15 p.m. or 1:15 p.m.


 Time for Kids: Valentine’s Day Surprise! – Children’s Room

Friday, February 9 at 1:30 p.m. Ages: 12 months- 5 years (with parent/caregiver). Come join a Time for Kids, Inc. as we celebrate in this family fun preschool program. Activities include music, movement, fine & gross motor development and storytelling! There will also be a Valentine’s Day Craft!

 Valentine Ceramics – All Purpose Room

Friday, February 9 at 4 p.m. Grades: 1-4. Paint a fun ceramic figure! The perfect Valentine’s Day Gift for a loved one! Material Fee: $3

Valentine Ceramics YA – All Purpose Room

Friday, February 9 at 5:30 p.m. Grades: 5-12.  Paint a fun ceramic figure! The perfect Valentine’s Day Gift for a loved one! Material Fee: $3

Move N’ Groove with Ms. Jane!  – All Purpose Room

Saturday, February 10 at 11 a.m. Ages: 4- 5 years (with parent/caregiver). Get ready for some fun action and groovin’! Be up and moving in this class while having fun and teaming up in activities. Remember to bring a water bottle. 

Stemtastic: Valentine Chemical Reactions! – All Purpose Room

Monday, February 12 at 4:30 p.m. Ages: 7-12 years. Investigate mixtures & chemical engineering to create your own play doh & stress release scented dough balls that can be gifted to a Valentine!


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