Happenings at the Hillside Library


Our programs require online registration. Instructions are on the library’s website.


Wednesday, Oct. 16, 1 and 7 p.m. The Accomplished Guest, short stories by Ann Beattie. A collection of stories set along America’s East Coast & featuring themes related to guests & visitors.

Wednesday, Oct. 30 at 7 p.m. Armchair Historian Book Discussion. BAG OF BONES By J. North Conway. In 1878, the body of multi-millionaire A. T. Stewart was stolen from St. Mark’s Churchyard. The ghoulish crime, the chase for the culprits, the years-long ransom negotiations, and the demise of the Stewart retail empire fed a media frenzy.


Friday, Oct. 18 at 7 p.m. An Evening Concert With Acclaimed singer-songwriter Sheri Miller who performs her soulful, uplifting bluesy pop love songs and sings a wide range of popular classic favorites. Sheri has released two records, “Mantra” and “Winning Hand,” as well as her original song “I Could Love You Still” (feat. Will Lee, Paul Shaffer, Steve Cropper), and other singles.

Sunday, Oct. 20 at 1:30 p.m. The New York Exceptions. Dave Scotti and his doo-wop band captivate as they play your favorite oldies from the 50s, 60s, and 70s.


Tuesday, Oct. 22 at 7 p.m. Boost Your Immunity: Winter Cooking Nutrition Workshop Learn how to cook healthy winter dishes and boost your immunity during this hands-on cooking demonstration with the Cornell Cooperative Extension.                                                                                                                                    Wednesday, Oct. 23 at 3:30 p.m. Healthy Make & Take Meals Cooking Workshop Learn how to cook healthy on-the-go meals during this hands-on cooking demonstration with the Cornell Cooperative Extension.

JOB & CAREER                                                                                                                                    Tuesday, Oct. 15 at 2:30 p.m.The Hidden Job Market & How to Access It Using the Vertical Market, Presented by Jamie Petrizzo Career Consultant

Monday, Oct. 21 at 2:30 p.m. Getting Past the ATS Tracking System: Presented by Jamie Petrizzo Career Consultant How to Make Changes to Your Resume and LinkedIn Profile that will get you far more interviews!


Friday, Oct. 11, 1:30 p.m. – Aladdin (2019) PG, 2h 8min, Adventure, Comedy, Family Starring Will Smith, Mena Massoud, Naomi Scott.                                                                                                                           Friday, Oct. 18, 1:30 p.m. Yesterday PG-13, 2h, Comedy, Fantasy, Music Starring Himesh Patel, Lily James, Sophia Di Martino.                                                                                                                                    Friday, Oct. 25, 1:30 p.m. – Men in Black: International PG-13, 2h, Action, Adventure, Comedy Starring Chris Hemsworth, Tessa Thompson.


Wednesday, Oct. 16 at 2 p.m. TRANSIT 101 Learn how to save money on gas and help the environment by attending TRANSIT 101. Free maps and schedules will be provided, as well as individualized help for your specific travel needs.                                                                                                                          Thursday, Oct. 24, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Free Assistance with Nassau County Senior Citizen Partial Property Tax Exemption Applications, By Joseph Mazza of Family & Children’s Association. If you need help preparing your annual Nassau County Senior Citizen Partial Property Tax Exemption Application (Enhanced Star or Senior Citizen Partial Property Tax Exemption), you can make an appointment for free assistance.                                                                                                                                                       Monday,Oct. 28, 12–2 p.m. FREE MEDICARE COUNSELING The Nassau County Health Insurance Information Counseling and Assistance Program is offering Free Medicare Counseling at Hillside Library.                                                                                                                                    Monday, Oct. 28, 2 – 4 p.m. Census Job Fair Learn all about current openings and apply for jobs with the United States Census Bureau.                                                                                                                                    Tuesday, Oct. 29 at 7 p.m. ‘Child of the Holocaust’. Meet Dr. William Reszelbach and hear him discuss what it was like growing up with parents who were Holocaust survivors. Learn how they lived through the war and adjusted to life in the U.S. Tuesday, October 29, 7pm

Thursday, Oct. 31,  7 p.m. What to Know before buying or selling a home. North Hempstead will be hosting a seminar designed for you to be fully prepared before buying or selling your home.


Our programs require online registration. Instructions are on the library’s website.

Play Hooray

Friday, Oct. 11 at 1:30 p.m. Ages: 18months & Up. (with parent or caregiver). Enjoy the adventures of Mollie Mouse with songs, music, and movement activities.

Pajama Story Time                                                                                                     Friday, Oct. 11 at 6:15 p.m. Halloween stories, games and a spooky snack. Ages: 4 years-6 years

Itsy Bitsy Tales                                                                                                           Tuesdays at 10:15 a.m. Session Dates: 10/15, 10/22, 10/29. Ages: 12 months-36 months ( with parent/ caregiver) Stories, games, and a craft will be shared with child and caretaker.

Toys and More                                                                                                            Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. Ages: 12 months- 4years (with parent/caregiver) Play promotes healthy development and learning. Bring your youngster to our library for 1 hour of toys, puzzles and art fun. Session Dates: 10/16, 10/23, 10/30

Jump for Joy                                                                                                                Wednesday, Oct. 16 at 11 a.m. Ages: 18months-4years (with parent/caregiver) . Join this fun-filled movement program filled with music, parachutes, and instruments.

Story and Craft Adventures                                                                           Wednesdays at 4 p.m. Stories, games, and craft fun for all our 4-6-year-old friends. Sessions will meet on 10/16, 10/23, 10/30

Snuggle Tales Story Time                                                                                                                                                  Wednesdays at 6:15 p.m. Ages: 9 months-36 months (Parent or Caretaker must attend) Stories, songs, movement fun, and a craft. Session Dates: 10/16, 10/23, 10/30

All Together Now                                                                                                                                Thursdays at 1 p.m. Story Time fun for children ages 3-5 years old Children must be born on or before Sept. 1, 2016. Sessions will meet on Thursdays: 10/17, 10/24.

Halloween Origami                                                                                                         Thursday, Oct. 17 at 4 p.m. Grades: 2-4. Create some spooky origami creations.

YA Movie & Snack Mix                                                                                                   Thursday, Oct. 17 at 4 p.m.

This and That with Miss Ally Kat                                                                                   Friday, Oct. 18 at 10:30 a.m. Ages: birth-5yrs. (with parent/caregiver)

Creepy Cakes with Chef Julie
Friday, Oct. 18 at 5 p.m. Grades: 1-4. Create some delicious creations under Chef Julie’s guidance.

Material Fee: $2

Creepy Cakes with Chef Julie
Friday, October 18 at 6:30 p.m. Grades: 5 and up. Create some delicious creations under Chef Julie’s guidance. Material Fee: $2

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