Upcoming events at Hillside Public Library

Upcoming events at Hillside Public Library

The library will be sponsoring a series of Career Workshops beginning on February 7. The first will be “How to build a resume”. Learn the basics of resume writing with Microsoft Word and Google Docs: what to include, what to leave out, and how to tailor your resume for each job application. We’ll talk about writing cover letters and the importance of thank you letters. Also, beginning February 8, patrons can make an appointment, either in person or virtually, with a librarian to get feedback or update their resumes. Each month, the different workshops would be published.

Computer Clean Up and Security for 2022 – Virtual Program Tuesday, January 25 at 6:30 p.m. Training will include: Internet security; Firewalls; VPNs; and how to look for and remove malicious software.

Low Back Pain: Diagnosis & Treatment – Virtual Program Wednesday, January 26 at 12 noon. A Northwell Health pain management specialist will discuss the problems associated with lower back pain. Learn measures you can take to be properly diagnosed and then prevent and/or relieve most back pain episodes. **This program is brought to you courtesy of Nassau Libraries Health Share.

Meditation for Inner Peace in the New Year – Virtual Program Wednesday, January 26 at 2 p.m. Join Jim Rose, M. Ed longtime meditator for this deep and engaging meditation workshop. Jim will share a simple technique of spiritual meditation (explained and practiced during the session) that can help us achieve a lasting state of peace and happiness. **This program is brought to you courtesy of Nassau Libraries Health Share.**

World War II Long Island: The Homefront in Nassau and Suffolk – Virtual Program
Wednesday, January 26 at 6:30 p.m. Historian and author Christopher Verga will present a look at a complex time on Long Island, which reflected what was happening across the country.

Legally Speaking on Estate Planning – Virtual Program Thursday, January 27 at 1 p.m. Presented by: W. Zehava Schechter, Esq. Attend this workshop and learn how to prepare for the Inevitable by planning your estate to make matters easier for your family and minimize estate taxes. Follow-up class, Legally Speaking on Estate Administration, Elder Law, and Tax Law, on Wednesday, February 22 at 1 p.m.

Downsizing Step-By-Step: Organize and Declutter – Virtual Program Thursday, January 27 at 6:30 p.m. Downsizing is an exercise in decluttering, so it’s important to understand just what exactly clutter is. But where do you start? Learn about what order to do things, how to make decisions you can feel good about, and where it’s all going to go, in simple manageable steps. Presented by: Matt Baier who is the owner of Matt Baier Organizing, LLC, and developed his interest in organizing at, of all places, the Jim Henson Company, home of the Muppets.

Cooking & Baking with Chef Rob (Facebook Live Event) Saturday, January 22 at 3 p.m. Join Chef Rob’s “Winter Food Festival” live on Facebook! Family fun for all ages! For a list of recipes and ingredients, please go to the library’s website.

Stemtastic: Jurassic World! – All Purpose Room, 2nd Floor Monday, January 24 at 5:30 p.m. Grades: 1-4 (parental help with younger grades). Participants will create, design and build their own hybrid dinosaur using up-cycled materials. We’ll learn how dinosaurs are named for their most outstanding characteristics, from the “swift robber,” Velociraptor, to the tyrant king lizard, Tyrannosaurus Rex, then combine our favorites to design an entirely new species.

Kahoot Trivia: Mythical Creatures! – Virtual Program Tuesday, January 25 at 7 p.m. All Ages – Family Fun! Test your knowledge on all different mythical creatures, including dragons, mermaids, trolls, fairies and more! All who attend will be entered in a raffle to win a prize. An additional prize will be awarded to the night’s trivia contest winner!

Shocking STEM Discoveries! – Location: All-Purpose Room, 2nd Floor Thursday, January 27 at 4:30 p.m. Grades: 2-4. Explore bright ideas about how electricity works by building circuits to make a doorbell ring & play music!

Virtual Paint Night – Virtual Program Friday, January 28 at 7 p.m. Grades 5 – 12. Join our artist Alma as she guides you through a step-by-step virtual painting. No experience necessary. Beginners welcome!

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