Upcoming Events at the Hillside Public Library

Upcoming Events at the Hillside Public Library

Hillside Public Library

155 Lakeville Road

New Hyde Park, NY 11040

Telephone: 516-355-7850; website: hillsidelibrary.info

June 20, 2023

Contact: Nylah Schneider


The Hillside Library is partnering with Long Island Coalition for the Homeless (LICH)in doing a School Supply Drive.  Needed items include backpacks; folders; spiral and marble notebooks; pens; lunchboxes; markers; glue sticks; binders; scissors; highlighters; calculators.  As always, we thank you for your generosity.

Movie! National Treasure – All Purpose Room

Saturday, July 1 at 10:30 a.m. Celebrate the Fourth of July by watching Nicholas Cage steal the Declaration of Independence! “A modern-day fortune hunter races to find an ancient treasure hidden by the Founding Fathers.”

Movie: JAWS – All Purpose Room

Wednesday, July 5 at 1 p.m. Come kick off summer with this classic movie!

When a young woman is killed by a shark while skinny-dipping near the New England tourist town of Amity Island, police chief Martin Brody (Roy Scheider) wants to close the beaches, but mayor Larry Vaughn (Murray Hamilton) overrules him, fearing that the loss of tourist revenue will cripple the town.

Classics’ Book Club – 1st Floor Modular Room and Virtual

Wednesday, July 5 at 6:30 p.m. The book being discussed is: Goodbye, Mr. Chips by James Hilton

“The novella tells the story of a beloved school teacher, Mr Chipping, and his long tenure at Brookfield School, in the Fenlands. He marries Katherine, a young woman whom he meets on holiday in the Lake District

who charms the Brookfield teachers and headmaster, and wins the favour of Brookfield’s pupils. She dies in childbirth and after her death, he never falls in love again nor remarries.”

Summer Bingo – All Purpose Room

Saturday, July 8 at 10:30 a.m. Join us for a fun game of Bingo!  Winners will win prizes!

Spark Joy! In-Person Watch Party or Zoom from Home

Monday, July 10, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. Get inspired to declutter and tidy up once and for all to make room for Joy! Shannon Huneycutt is the founder of Spark Joy® Charlotte and certified Gold level KonMari® Consultant trained by tidying expert Marie Kondo.

For a list of items needed, please go to the library’s website!


Far Out Fun Scavenger Hunt *In the Children’s Room!*

Monday, July 10 – Friday, July 21.  Children of All Ages! Explore Peace, Love & Books while solving clues to find an outta sight prize!

Stemtastic: Groovy STEM! – All-Purpose Room

Monday, July 10 at 4:30 p.m.  Ages: 4 – 6 years (with parent/caregiver). We’ll make lava lamps and a wobble ball, and perform a magical swimming fish experiment!


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