Upcoming events at the Hillside Public Library

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Upcoming events at the Hillside Public Library

PROGRAMS and EVENTS
Paint Night: Sketching and Acrylics with Alma – Virtual Friday, Jan. 14 at 7 p.m.

Bring in the New Year by drawing and painting a colorful cityscape fireworks display! From beginners to advanced sketchers and painters, enjoy a fun and relaxing evening painting in the comfort of your own home. To see a sample, and for a list of supplies needed, please go to the library’s website.

Brain Aerobics with Victoria! – Virtual Tuesday, Jan. 18 at 12 noon. 6 sessions, Tuesdays at 12pm. Jan. 18, 25; Feb. 1, 8, 15. *Please register only once for this series of 6 classes. In class we work mainly on MEMORY techniques, learning fun exercises that strengthen the brain’s connections and builds new brain cells. We also cover nutrition, positive thinking, meditation, etc. Class is fun, interactive, and any age will benefit. No tests, no picking people out, just good clean memory fun.

Fiction Loves History Book Club with Suzanne Molczan – In-person and Virtual Tuesday, January 18 at 2 p.m. The book being discussed is: The Exiles by Christina Baker Kline. An ambitious, emotionally resonant novel about three women whose lives are bound together in nineteenth-century Australia and the hardships they weather together as they fight for redemption and freedom in a new society.

Stony Brook Cancer Center Health Education Series – Virtual Wednesday, January 19 at 12 noon. HPV (Human Papilloma Virus): Know the Facts about HPV. Join Health Educators from Stony Brook Cancer Center for an overview of what HPV is, what causes it, symptoms to look for, and screening recommendations. *This program is brought to you courtesy of Nassau Libraries Health Share.

Mystery Book Club – In person and Virtual Wednesday, January 19 at 6:30 p.m. The book being discussed is: One by One by Ruth Ware. “Getting snowed in at a luxurious, rustic ski chalet high in the French Alps doesn’t sound like the worst problem in the world. Especially when there’s a breathtaking vista, a full-service chef and housekeeper, a cozy fire to keep you warm, and others to keep you company. Unless that company happens to be eight coworkers…each with something to gain, something to lose, and something to hide.”

Optimize Your Immune System – Virtual Wednesday, January 19 at 7 p.m. Combat Viruses and Age Gracefully with a Kitchen Pharmacy. Learn about science-based ways to protect yourself from unnecessary illness. Now is the time to stock your kitchen pharmacy, to combat the common cold, flu, COVID other viruses. Learn how to build a natural kitchen pharmacy to keep your family healthy all year long. Presented by Long Island author Marie Ruggles (M.S., R.D., C.N., C.D.E.; Nutritionist/Aromatherapist/Certified Diabetes Educator). **This program is brought to you courtesy of Nassau Libraries Health Share.**

Identify Native Plants and Invasive Species in Your Garden – Virtual Thursday, January 20 at 6:30 p.m. Using native plants in your garden as opposed to imported ones promotes sustainability, protects indigenous wildlife, and they are ideally suited for the climate in which you live. In this class we’ll learn to identify beneficial flower, tree and ground-cover varieties of plants (and some non-beneficial ones as well.
CHILDREN and YOUNG ADULT EVENTS
Brrr…Winter Experiments with Johnda Ferarri – All Purpose Room 2nd Floor Tuesday, January 18 at 4:30 p.m. Grades: 2-4. Cool science facts, frosty experiments and a snow-tastic craft!

Zumba (Youth) – Virtual Thursday, January 20 at 5:30 p.m. All Ages Youth (Kids/Tweens/Teens). Join Kristen Fonte in a fun & musical dance-based exercise class!

Play Hooray – Children’s Room, 2nd Floor Friday, January 21 at 11 a.m. Ages: 18 months & Up (with parent/caregiver). Stories, music and movement activities with Mollie the Mouse.

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