Upcoming events at the Hillside Public Library

Upcoming events at the Hillside Public Library

Paint Night: Sketching and Acrylics with Alma – Virtual Friday, February 11 at 7 p.m. Happy Valentines Day! Sketch and paint a beautiful heart-filled painting for you or your valentine! From beginners to advanced sketchers and painters, enjoy a fun and relaxing evening painting in the comfort of your own home. For a list of supplies needed, and an Art Sample, please go to the library’s website.

AARP Tax Aide – Location: All-Purpose Room, 2nd Floor AARP-trained volunteers will prepare tax returns for low-to-moderate income seniors on: Mondays, February 7 – April 4. Make an appointment with the library for same day drop off/pick up income tax preparation assistance. AARP staff will prepare your income taxes and contact you to return to the library to pick up your documents. Call the library at 516 355-7850, x301 or 302 for an appointment. Please go to the library’s website for a list of the documents you have to bring.

Power of Herbs for Valentines Day – Virtual Monday, February 14 at 7:30 p.m. In this class we will be honoring Valentines Day by delving into medicinal properties of flowers. Nowadays giving someone a bouquet of flowers is considered a classic Valentine’s Day gesture, however roses are not just romantic. They are rich in Vitamin C. Rose Petals make a great tea infusion which can help with stomach and digestive problems, fatigue, insomnia and even cough. Flowers can be used for infusions (tea), baking, oil infusions,tinctures and face mask and salves. We will discuss different oils and how to use infused oils for salves and go over some fun recipes!

Refresh Your Resume Tuesday, February 15 and Thursday, February 17, 10 a.m. – 12 noon. Meet with a librarian, by appointment, either virtually or in person, to get feedback on ways to update and refresh your resume.

Fiction Loves History Book Club with Suzanne Molczan – Virtual and in-person Tuesday, February 15 at 2 p.m. The book being discussed is: The Beekeeper of Aleppo by Christy Lefteri. This unforgettable novel puts human faces on the Syrian war with the immigrant story of a beekeeper, his wife, and the triumph of spirit when the world becomes unrecognizable.

Prevent The Event, Be Heart Smart – Virtual Tuesday, February 15 at 6:30 p.m. Dr. Guy Mintz, Northwell Health’s Director of Cardiovascular Health & Lipidology, presents Cardiac Risk Factors for Heart Disease, Diagnostic Tests & Treatments, and COVID Effects on the Heart. *This program is brought to you courtesy of Nassau Libraries Health Share.

Legally Speaking on Estate Administration, Elder Law, and Tax Law – Virtual Wednesday, February 16 at 1 p.m. Presented by: W. Zehava Schechter, Esq. Attend this workshop to gain basic knowledge on Estate Administration, Elder Law, and Tax Law: What is Estate Administration? What is probate, and what if it is too much for me, as the executor? Learn the best ways to pay off any debts, close accounts, and distribute property to heirs after someone has died. Avoid family fighting by improving communication and administration of your estate. This workshop also addresses Elderlaw, Taxes, Medicaid and Nursing Home and Assisted Living issues. Bring your questions!

Mystery Book Club – Virtual and in-person Wednesday, February 16 at 6:30 p.m. The book being discussed is: Finaly Donovan is Killing It by Elle Cosimano.”When struggling writer Finlay Donovan is overheard discussing the plot of her new suspense novel with her agent over lunch, she’s mistaken for a contract killer, and inadvertently accepts an offer to dispose of a problem husband in order to make ends meet . . . Soon, Finlay discovers that crime in real life is a lot more difficult than its fictional counterpart, as she becomes tangled in a real-life murder investigation.”

Virtual Tea Tasting: Give it a Chai! – Virtual Thursday, February 17 at 7 p.m. Teen – Adult. Join Ms. Ambadjes for a night of tea tasting! Pick up your tea goody bags curbside and sip along as you learn about all different types of chai teas.
Valentine Ceramics – All Purpose Room 2nd Floor Friday, February 11 at 4 p.m. Grades: 1-4. Paint a beautiful ceramic figure just in time for Valentine’s Day!

Valentine Ceramics (YA) – All Purpose Room 2nd Floor Friday, February 11 at 5:30 p.m. Grades 5 – 12. Paint a beautiful ceramic figure just in time for Valentine’s Day!

Kahoot Trivia: Divine Desserts! – Virtual Tuesday, February 15 at 7 p.m. All Ages – Family Fun! Test your knowledge on all different types of dessert! 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!

Virtual Paint Night Friday, February 18 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! Please go to the library’s website for a list of supplies needed.

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