Upcoming events at the Hillside Public Library

Upcoming events at the Hillside Public Library


Movie! Lee Daniels’ The Butler – Rating: PG-13. All Purpose Room

Friday, February 23 at 1 p.m.  “A black butler working at the White House serves eight U.S. presidents over the course of three decades, and finds his personal life deeply affected by the sweeping social changes he witnesses from his prestigious job.”

Winter Bingo – All Purpose Room

Sunday, February 25 at 12:30 p.m. Join us for a fun game of Bingo!  Winners will win prizes!

Peace in 2024 with Meditation – Virtual

Tuesday, February 27, 12 noon – 1 p.m. In this program join Nirav Sheth long time Meditator who will explore the healing power of meditation and share techniques on how to unlock the door to a life of improved emotional and physical wellbeing. There will be a chance to try this out!

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

Library Board of Trustee’s Meeting – All Purpose Room

Tuesday, February 27 at 7 p.m.

In-Person Monthly Blood Pressure Screenings

Wednesday, February 28, 12-2 p.m. FREE In-Person Monthly Blood Pressure Screenings by St. Francis Hospital Nurse Fran! No appointments necessary – First come, First served.

Game Afternoon! – All Purpose Room

Wednesday, February 28, 1 – 3 p.m. Join Long Island Women Over 50 for a fun afternoon of games and new friends. Bring a board game you would like to share, your mah jongg tiles, cards, or just yourself and join in! Everyone is welcome.

Armchair Historians Book Club – 1st Fl. Modular Room

Wednesday, February 28 at 6:30 p.m. The book being discussed is: The Last Slave Ship: The True Story of How Clotilda was Found, Her Descendants, and an Extraordinary Reckoning by Ben Raines. “The incredible true story of the last ship to carry enslaved people to America, the remarkable town its survivors founded after emancipation, and the complicated legacy their descendants carry with them to this day—by the journalist who discovered the ship’s remains.”

AARP Tax Aide – All Purpose Room Appointments are required.

Thursdays; 10:15am, 11:30am, 12:45pm; February 8 – April 11. AARP-trained volunteers will prepare tax returns for low-to-moderate income seniors on: Call the library at 516 355-7850, x101 or 102 for an appointment at 10:15, 11:30 a.m.; 12:45 p.m. Bring a copy of last year’s tax return, as well as any additional information and forms necessary to complete this year’s return.

Legally Speaking on Estate Administration and Elder Law – Virtual

Thursday, February 29 at 6 p.m. This workshop is for everyone: Learn exactly what Estate Administration is, the best strategies to handle probate, the best ways to pay off any debts, close accounts, & distribute property to heirs.  W. Zehava Schechter, Esq. addresses Elderlaw, Taxes, Medicaid and Nursing Home and Assisted Living issues. Bring your questions!

Movie! She Said – Rating: R. All Purpose Room

Friday, March 1 at 1 p.m. “New York Times reporters Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey try to piece together the details of one of the most controversial stories in recent history, one that would help launch the #MeToo movement. Their objective is to find out the truth about the sexual harassment allegations against Hollywood heavyweight Harvey Weinstein. et they face the obstacle of no female survivors of the incidents seem to want to go on the record to corroborate their story.”

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 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.


Arctic Escapades with Johnda Ferrari – All Purpose Room

Tuesday, February 27 at 4:30 p.m. Ages: 7-12 years. Come in from out of the cold and enjoy some “cool” and “shivering” experiments, games and a craft with Johnda Ferrari!



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