The Hillside Library wishes to thank all our patrons who, so generously, donated to the Hats, Scarves and Gloves’ Drive for the Long Island Coalition for the Homeless. Your donations are greatly appreciated. Thank you!
PROGRAMS and EVENTS
VITA Tax Aide “Free”
Free assistance is available for persons with incomes, $70,000 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 18 or 25; March 4, 11, 18 or 25; April 1, 8 or 15. The following are the appointment times: 10:15 a.m.; 11:15 a.m.; 12:15 p.m. or 1:15 p.m.
Bingo – All Purpose Room
Sunday, February 19 at 12:30 p.m. Join us for a fun game of Bingo! Winners will win prizes!
Stony Brook Health Education: Men’s Cancers 101 – Virtual
Tuesday, February 21 at 12 noon. Join the dynamic duo health educators of Stony Brook Cancer Center and learn about cancers that primarily affect men or people assigned male at birth. Gain an understanding about the importance of knowing your body, early detection and screening guidelines for specific cancers. This program is brought to you courtesy of Nassau Libraries Health Share.
Appeal Your Nassau County Property Tax Assessment Workshop – All Purpose Room
Tuesday, February 21 at 6 p.m. Join Town of North Hempstead Receiver of Taxes, Charles Berman, and learn how to properly appeal your 2024/25 property tax assessment.
Bring a pen!
Armchair Historians Book club – Modular Room 1st Fl. and Virtual
Wednesday, February 22 at 6:30 p.m. The book being discussed is: His Truth Is Marching On: John Lewis and the Power of Hope by Jon Meacham. “An intimate and revealing portrait of civil rights icon and longtime U.S. congressman John Lewis, linking his life to the painful quest for justice in America from the 1950s to the present.”
Tax Issues that Impact Today and Retirement – All Purpose Room
Wednesday, February 22, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Financial advisor and New Hyde Park Chamber of Commerce Board Member, Michael V. Hunt will discuss new tax changes and how they relate to retirement, social security, and deductions for individuals.
Fiber February: Foods to Fuel Your Heart – Virtual
Thursday, February 23 at 6:30 p.m. February is American Heart Month and Healthy Eating Is Easier Than You Think! Join Sonny Rios, Executive Chef, and Juliet Monclova, Registered Dietitian, at Northwell Health to learn about heart-healthy cooking techniques, easy meal planning ideas, and basic nutrition principles to prevent heart disease.
CHILDREN and YOUNG ADULT EVENTS
Time for Kid: Rocketship! – All Purpose Room
Friday, February 17 at 10:30 a.m. Ages: 3-7 years (with parent/caregiver). Come join A Time for Kids, Inc. as we explore rocketships in this family fun preschool program. Activities include music, movement, fine & gross motor development and storytelling! There will also be a Rocketship Craft!
Polar Plunge… Kahoot Trivia Game Night! – Virtual
Tuesday, February 21 at 7 p.m. All Ages – Family Fun! Join Mr. B and Miss Jessi for some freezing and cold arctic wonder trivia!
Chilling Experiments with Johnda Ferrari – All Purpose Room
Wednesday, February 22 at 4:30 p.m. Ages: 7-11 years. Come in from out of the cold and enjoy some “cool” and frosty experiments, games and a craft with Johnda Ferrari!