Upcoming events at the Hillside Public Library

Upcoming events at the Hillside Public Library

Lavender Sugar Body Scrub – All Purpose Room

Friday, March 8 at 2 p.m. Create an all natural sugary lavender essential oil 5oz body scrub for smooth, soft and glowing skin! Soothe your senses with the calming scents of lavender with Marina Horan, local lavender grower at Centennial Gardens and proprietor of LavenderWorks.org$5.00 materials fee will be collected at the beginning of the program, cash only please. This program is for 18+  

Paint Night: All-in-One – Virtual

Friday, March 8 at 7 p.m. Celebrate International Women’s Day( (March 8) and Plant a Flower Day (March         12) All-in-One!  Sketch, design and paint a wonderful colorful painting of a woman surrounded with flowers. For a list of supplies needed, please go to the library’s website!

Colorectal Cancer: What To Know – Virtual

Tuesday, March 12 at 12 noon. Stony Brook Health Education Series; March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Colorectal Cancer is the 2nd leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. We will be discussing causes of colorectal cancer, how to prevent it, and screenings available.

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

Medicare AND YOU: Updates and Options – All Purpose Room

Wednesday, March 13 at 1:30 p.m. This program is designed for existing and new Medicare members.
Barry Klitsberg of the Nassau County Health Insurance Information Counseling and Assistance Program (HIICAP) is offering an informative session on Medicare Updates and Options including legislative changes, Social Security and Medicare cost of living and premium increases.

Fresh Fiction Book Club – 1st. Floor Modular Room & Virtual

Wednesday, March 13 at 6:30 p.m. The book being discussed is:  The Marriage Portrait by Maggie O’Farrell

“The author of award-winning Hamnet brings the world of Renaissance Italy to jewel-bright life in this unforgettable fictional portrait of the captivating young duchess Lucrezia de’ Medici as she makes her way in a troubled court.”

Maritime Smuggling on Long Island: From Pirates to Rumrunners – Virtual

Thursday, March 14 at 6:30 p.m. Listen to a PowerPoint lecture by historian, author and former Newsday reporter Bill Bleyer to learn why pirates like Captain Kidd were attracted to Long Island at the turn of the 18th century and how a visit by Kidd to Gardiners Island led to him dying on the gallows in London.

Movie! Retribution – Rating: R. All Purpose Room

Friday, March 15 at 1 p.m. “While driving with his two kids, a man receives a phone call from an unknown assailant who claims there is a bomb in the car. Unable to exit the vehicle, he must now follow a series of twisted instructions while trying to figure out how to survive.”



Celebrating Ramadan- Pop In Craft! – Children’s Room

Friday, March 8, 4 – 6 p.m.  All Ages with Caregiver/Parent (while supplies last!) Celebrate Ramadan by stopping in the Children’s room and creating a decorative craft with your loved ones!


Chess Night! – All Purpose Room

Friday, March 8 at 4:30 p.m. Grades: 2-4. Join Chess Master Michael Caputo in a night of Chess! Whether you’ve never played or you’ve already an experienced player, you’ll have fun playing chess with friends!


Chess Night (YA) – All Purpose Room

Friday, March 8 at 5:30 p.m. Grades 5 – 12. Join Chess master Michael Caputo in a night of Chess!  Whether you’ve never played or you’re already an experienced player, you’ll have fun playing with chess with friends!


Luck of the Irish Stuffed Animal Workshop!  – All Purpose Room

Tuesday, March 12 at 5 p.m. Ages: 5 years & Up. Check out some New Lucky Books & stuff your very own 15′ Clover Teddy! Material Fee: $7


Origami Fortune Tellers with Ms. Cindy – All Purpose Room

Thursday, March 14 at 4:30 p.m. Ages: 5 years- 7 years. Building an origami fortune teller is a delightful craft project that combines creativity & fortune telling fun! With just a few folds, colorful paper transforms into a playful game!

Move to the Music! – All Purpose Room

Friday, March 15 at 11 a.m. Ages: 18 months- 36 months. Join Miss Jeannie for a joyous time of movement, dancing, and parachute fun!


Ceramics – All Purpose Room

Friday, March 15 at 4 p.m. Grades: 1-4.  Paint a fun ceramic figure! Material Fee: $3 


Ceramics – All Purpose Room

Friday, March 15 at 5:30 p.m.


Move N Groove with Ms. Jane! – Children’s Room

Saturday, March 16 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. 


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