Happening at the Hillside Library

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You may register for programs at www.hillsidelibrary.info/events. You need to have your library barcode number for registration.

Programs and events

Movie: “Free Solo” Rated PG-13, 1h 40m. Documentary, Sport. Friday, Aug. 16 at 1:30 p.m. Directed by Jimmy Chin & Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi. Starring Alex Honnold, Tommy Caldwell, Jimmy Chin. Alex Honnold attempts to become the first person to ever free solo climb El Capitan.

Cards, coloring and coffee: Monday, Aug. 19 at 1 p.m. The library will be hosting a social afternoon of cards (bring your friends if you need four players), and perhaps a stimulating game of chess (we have the chess sets, you bring a partner).

Celebrate the end of summer With a “Big Bang” Monday, Aug. 19 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Calling all summer readers for a lively afternoon featuring tasty pizza, great conversation, and the chance to win fabulous raffle prizes! To participate, register online with three titles or authors that you’ve read this summer. Then pick one you would recommend – or not – to discuss at the party.

Career counseling: Tuesday, Aug. 20. Appointment times are: 10:30 a.m., 11:15 a.m., 1:15 p.m., 2 p.m. Email to schedule an appointment. Bring current resume(s) to appointment.

“Bubbles Up: Buoyant Adventures in Planet Ocean:” Tuesday, Aug. 20 at 7 p.m. Join diver, author, and photographer Paul Mila for an exciting presentation, above and below the waves. Participate in a shark dive in the Bahamas; witness a barracuda attack in Cozumel, and then dive with Cozumel’s graceful eagle rays. Open to adults. Students (entering 7th grade or older) are also encouraged to attend.

Page Turners – Book Discussion: Wednesday, Aug. 21 at 1 and 7 p.m. The book being discussed is “The Story of a Beautiful Girl” by Rachel Simon. In 1968, Lynnie, a young white woman with a developmental disability and Homan are locked away in an institution. Deeply in love, they escape and find refuge with a retired schoolteacher and widow. But the couple is not alone – Lynnie has just given birth to a baby girl.

Movie: “Poms” PG-13 1h 31m. Comedy, Drama. Friday. Aug. 23 at 1:30 p.m. Starring Diane Keaton, Jacki Weaver, Celia Weston. A group of women form a cheer leading squad at their retirement community, proving that you’re never too old to ‘bring it!’

Children and young adult events

Movie at Hillside: “Monsters vs Aliens,” Rated PG. Run Time: 1hr. 42minutes. Friday, Aug. 16 at 4 p.m. All Ages. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Come and create a monster or alien craft between 3 p.m. and 4 p.m.

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