Upcoming events at the Hillside Public Library

Upcoming events at the Hillside Public Library


 BOOK SALE – 1st Fl. Modular Room

Thursday, April 4, 10 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Friday, April 5, 10 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Saturday, April 6, 10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Sunday, April 7, 12 noon – 3:30 p.m.

Come help us find homes for some gently used books!  All books, CDs, and audiobooks are $1 each, $5 for as many as you can fit into a bag!  DVDs are $2 each.

Walk-In Hearing Screenings – All Purpose Room                                                                                                                                                           

Friday, April 5, 10:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. ​Adelphi University’s community outreach program consists of free hearing screenings for adults and children of all ages. Students and faculty from Adelphi University will perform the hearing screenings for those who suspect they have a hearing loss. Screening results are given immediately and appropriate recommendations are made by a licensed audiologist. No appointment necessary

Movie! Wonka – Rating:PG.  All Purpose Room

Friday, April 5 at 1 p.m. “Armed with nothing but a hatful of dreams, young chocolatier Willy Wonka manages to change the world, one delectable bite at a time.”

Meditation Discussion and Practice – Virtual

Tuesday, April 9, 12 noon – 1 p.mInner Peace Through Meditation: How can we find inner peace within ourselves through meditation? Join Dave Buck as he explores the aspect of going within rather than without! He will discuss the blocking out of stressful triggers, finding peace by living in the current moment. There will even be a short meditation sitting. Stresses and strains are a common feature of everyday living and, Meditation can help us relax and rise above the stress of life.

Fiction Loves History Book Club – 1st Fl. Modular Room

Tuesday, April 9 at 6:30 p.m. The book being discussed is: America’s First Daughter by Stephanie Dray and Laura Kamoie. “The fascinating, untold story of Thomas Jefferson’s eldest daughter, Martha “Patsy” Jefferson Randolph – a woman who kept the secrets of our most enigmatic founding father and shaped an American legacy.”

St. Francis Hospital Mobile Health Outreach Bus- Library Parking Lot                                                                                           

Wednesday, April 10, 10 a.m. – 1:45 p.m. FREE In-Person Health Screenings! The screenings include a brief cardiac history, blood pressure, simple blood test for Cholesterol, and Diabetes screenings with appropriate patient education and referrals as needed for clients above the age of 18.

Contact: St. Francis Community Health, Education & Outreach   516-629-2013

  • No appointments necessary – First come, First served.


 Fresh Fiction Book Club – 1st Fl. Modular Room

Wednesday, April 10 at 6:30 p.m. The book being discussed is: Pineapple Street by Jenny Jackson. A deliciously funny, sharply observed debut of family, love, and class, this zeitgeisty novel follows three women in one wealthy Brooklyn clan.

Dietary Fats: Eat Right for a Healthy Heart – Virtual

Thursday, April 11, 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Community Health Educator Nurse Maura Calio presents: Dietary Fats: Eat Right for a Healthy Heart! Fat gets a bad rap even though it is a nutrient we need in our diets. The big concern is making sure we don’t have too much fat. Learn all about dietary fats and how getting too much or too little affects our health.

Medicare 101 – All Purpose Room

Thursday, April 11, 6 – 7:30 p.m. Come and learn the A, B, C, & D’s of Medicare! There are gaps in Medicare coverage that can be filled with a Medicare Supplement. Come learn about the different options available to see which plan makes the most “cents” for you and your budget.

How to Protect Yourself Against Financial Fraud – All Purpose Room

Friday, April 12, 1 – 2 p.m. The presentation covers current prolific fraud schemes (phishing, imposter scams, romance scams, etc.) and provides valuable preventative measures to help detect and prevent potential fraud.

Certified Fraud Examiners (CFEs) will supervise the presentation and be available to assist and answer any questions.

Paint Night: Find a Rainbow – Virtual

Friday, April 12 at 7 p.m. Take a hot air balloon ride and look for rainbows to brighten your day! For a list of supplies needed, please go to the library’s website.


YA Art Club – All Purpose Room – All Purpose Room

Friday, April 5 at 5 p.m. Grades 5 – 12. Whether you’re new to art or already an enthusiast, join us in decorating the YA Room by creating a unique art project!  All projects will be displayed and returned the following class/month.

Move N Groove with Jane! – Children’s Room

Saturday, April 6 at 10:30 a.m. Weekend Event!

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

Tuesday, April 9 at 4:30 p.m.  Grades: 2-3.  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. 

Time for Kids: Pete the Cat! – All Purpose Room

Friday, April 12 at 10:30 a.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 Pete the Cat Craft! 



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