Happening at the Hillside Public Library

Happening at the Hillside Public Library

All programs require online registration. More information can be found at www.hillsidelibrary.info.


Friday, Sept. 6; 1:30 p.m. “The Hustle,” (2019, PG-13, 1 hour 34 mins). Starring Anne Hathaway, Rebel Wilson, Alex Sharp. Josephine is a glamorous Brit who defrauds gullible wealthy men. Penny amasses wads of cash by ripping off her marks in neighborhood bars. Despite their different methods, both are masters of the art of the fleece, so they con the men that have wronged women.

Mondays, Sept. 9, 16, 23, Oct. 7, 21, 28, Nov. 4; 11:45 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. Stepping on/fall prevention. Seven-week free workshop, sponsored by Northwell Health. Interested in reducing your risk of falling, maintaining your active lifestyle, and improving your balance? Stepping On is an evidence-based fall prevention program designed to help older adults (ages 60+) reduce their risk of falling. Participants are asked to commit to seven weekly sessions combining exercise and discussion with community health professionals.

Monday, Sept. 9; 12 to 2 p.m. Free medicare counseling. The Nassau County Health Insurance Information Counseling and Assistance Program is offering free medicare counseling at Hillside Library. One-on-one counselors can assist with any medicare or medicare related questions you may have.

Monday, Sept. 9 at 2:30 p.m. How to take an amazing interview, presented by Jamie Petrizzo, career consultant. The goal here is how to take an interview that will leave the interviewer wanting more. Walk in confident, and walk out knowing that you did a great job.

Wednesday, Sept. 11 at 7 p.m. Book discussion: Classic delights book club. The book being discussed is “The Heart is a Lonely Hunter,” by Carson McCullers. Set in a small town in the middle of the deep south, it is the story of John Singer, a lonely deaf-mute, and a contrasting group of people who are drawn towards his kind, compassionate nature.

Thursday, Sept. 12 at 6;45 p.m. What’s it like to be a jockey, presented by Janice Blake. Janice L. Blake, jockey, local author, speaker, equine consultant, and handicapper, will put on all the hats she wears to describe her life as a female jockey. Bring your questions to this exciting family program.

Friday, Sept. 13 at 1:30 p.m. Movie: “Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close” (2011, PG-13, 2 hours 9 mins). Starring Tom Hanks, Sandra Bullock. After his father dies on Sept. 11, 2001, 11-year-old Oskar searches New York City for a lock that matches the key his father left behind.

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