HILLSIDE PUBLIC LIBRARY 155 Lakeville Road, New Hyde Park, NY 11040 Phone (516) 355-7850, Fax (516) 355-7855 Contact: Nylah Schneider
September 15, 2020
Browsing & borrowing by appointment
While the Hillside Public Library continues to offer curbside pickup, we are excited to include browsing & borrowing by appointment. Patrons will be invited to enter the library to browse the library’s collection and borrow materials. Appointments to enter the building are required. Here’s how the browsing & borrowing by appointment process will work: 1. Please make a reservation using the library’s online program calendar (https://hillsidelibrary.info/events) to secure a Browsing appointment and instructions. Available Timeslots: • Mondays & Wednesdays: 10:30-3:30pm Tuesdays & Thursdays: 2:30-7:30pm
HILLSIDE PUBLIC LIBRARY UPCOMING EVENTS
*We will be using the Zoom meeting platform, which can be viewed on a PC, Mac, smartphone or tablet (using the Zoom Cloud Meeting App). The Zoom login information will be emailed to you the day before the program.
Sketching and Watercolor with Jennifer Friday, September 25 at 7 p.m. Supplies needed: basic watercolor set; basic paintbrush set; 2b pencil; an eraser and a set of water color paper (if water color paper is not available, try doing a few test swipes on normal sketchbook paper with a wet brush to test for warping and color bleeding.) In this class you will be through the fundamentals of sketching and painting a beautiful still-life, filled with an abundance of fruits and vegetables.
Elder Law Workshop Tuesday, September 29 at 6 p.m. This important lecture will cover the following topics: Medicare vs. Medicaid (nursing home and community (rules are changing in October); LTC insurance; Planning with trusts (recovable, irrevocable) and promissory notes; Deed transfers and miscellaneous elder law issues. Presented by: W. Zehava Schechter, Esq.
Hot Tips on the Most Current Frauds and Scams Wednesday, September 30 at 10:30 a.m. The three most relevant scams currently being perpetrated are tied to Census 2020, Covid-19 and the Federal Government Impact Checks. Attend this workshop to become aware of who is being targeted and why; ways to protect yourself and what to do if you have been a victim. Presented by Manda Kristal, Financial Exploitation & Abuse Program Coordinator, DCJS, FCA; Senior Financial Counselor; Family & Children’s Association
Medicare and You Wednesday, September 30 at 7 p.m. Be ready and informed of Medicare changes and available options when Open Enrollment begins in October. Barry Klitsberg, a certified and experienced counselor from the Nassau County Health Insurance Information Counseling and Assistance Program (HIICAP), will discuss: Supplemental Insurance Medicare Advantage; Prescription Drug Plans; Medicare Savings Programs; NYS EPIC Drug Coverage…and more! Bring your questions!
Meditation: An Antidote to Stress Thursday, October 1 at 6:30 p.m. In this fast-paced, stressful world we live in, is there a way to decompress, recharge and experience peacefulness? Explore the power of meditation with John Bednarik to transform our lives and find the joy and serenity we are longing for. Experience a simple, yet powerful method of meditation that can be used daily to enhance your life. Also enjoy some guitar music during the program performed by Sean Reilly.
Cooking with Chef Rob Friday, October 2 at 7 p.m. Learn how to cook an Oktoberfest Apple Cake and other fun Fall treats.
CHILDREN and YOUNG ADULT EVENTS
*We will be using the Zoom meeting platform, which can be viewed on a PC, Mac, Smartphone or tablet (using the Zoom Cloud Meeting App). The Zoom login information will be emailed to you the day before the program.
Play Hooray Friday, September 25 at 11 a.m. Ages: 18 months & Up (with parent/caregiver). Stories, music and movement activities with Mollie the Mouse.
Pajama Story Time – Monster Madness Friday September 25. Time:7 p.m. All Ages! The Zoom login information will be emailed to you the day before the program. Stories, music & fun. Wear your Pajamas!
Drawing Workshop (YA) Friday, September 25 at 7 p.m. Grades 5 & Up. Join Ms. A in an instructional drawing workshop. No experience needed!
Snuggle Tales Storytime Topic: “Jump Into Fall” Monday, September 28 at 10:30 a.m. Ages: 12-36 months (with parent/caregiver).Stories, music and movement activities with Ms. Karen
Itsy Bitsy Tales Tuesday, September 29 at 6:15 p.m. Ages: 12 months-4yrs. (with parent/caregiver). Topic: Nutty About Squirrels! Stories, music, and movement activities with Mrs. S.