Hillside Library upcoming events

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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.

Fall Prevention Workshop – Virtual Monday, February 7 at 1 p.m. 2-Part Fall Prevention Workshop. “Leaves Are Supposed to Fall…People Aren’t” *Please register ONLY ONCE to be included in both sessions. Part 1: Covers Falls, Risks, Gait and Balance, and Home Safety. Part 2: (Monday, February 14, 2022). Covers Vision, Hearing Loss, Feet & Footwear, Community Safety, Osteoporosis, Weather, Infections, and How to get up safely from a fall.

Refresh Your Resume – Modular Room 1st Floor Thursday, February 10 between 10 a.m. and 12 noon by appointment.
Meet with a librarian, either virtually or in-person, to get feedback on ways to update and refresh your resume.

Nothing Dark about the Dark Ages – Virtual Tuesday, February 8 at 7 p.m. Join art historian Gabriella Corey for a night of debunking high-school textbook myths and exploring how the misnomer ‘Dark Ages’ was incorrectly applied to the 12th-15th centuries. It was a time of technological, philosophical, and artistic innovation that paved the way for geniuses of the Renaissance.

NYS Unclaimed Funds – Virtual Wednesday, February 9 at 12 noon. A representative from the New York State Comptroller’s Office will be providing a workshop on unclaimed funds. Participants will gain knowledge on the history and facts of unclaimed funds. The presenter will give a walk-through of claim instruction and search tips. Please feel free to email any questions in advance you may wish to be addressed during the workshop: lsolomon@osc.ny.gov

Fresh Fiction Book Discussion – All Purpose Room 2nd Floor and Virtual Wednesday, February 9 at 6:30 p.m. The book is: A Woman of Intelligence by Karin Tanabe. “An exhilarating tale of post-war New York City, and one remarkable woman’s journey from the United Nations, to the cloistered drawing rooms of Manhattan society, to the secretive ranks of the FBI.”

Preparing for Menopause – What You Need to Know – Virtual Wednesday, February 9 at 7 p.m. Speakers: Gloria Huang, MD, gynecologic oncologist; Donna Hagberg, MD, OB-GYN; Veronica Bilenkin, consumer health librarian. Get the facts to be prepared for this important time in a woman’s life. Hear about symptom management, reproductive cancers, prevention, screening, and where to find accurate online information about menopause. To register, call 888-305-9253.
Please click the link to join the webinar: https://ynhh.zoom.us/j/93810135833?pwd=WWZnZ1htNjBYcDQ2SHZRSDhQQ0tudz09

2022 Medicare Updates and Options – Virtual Thursday, February 10 at 1 p.m. The Nassau County Health Insurance Information Counseling and Assistance Program (HIICAP) is offering an informative session on Medicare Updates and Options for 2022, including Social Security and Medicare, cost of living and premium increases. This program is designed for existing and new Medicare members.

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.


Stemtastic: Creative Circuitry! – All Purpose Room 2nd Floor Monday, February 7 at 5:30 p.m. Grades: 1-4 (parental help with younger grades). Participants will make a winter themed card with a light up circuit!

Yoga – Virtual Wednesday, February 9 at 5 p.m. All Ages Youth (Kids/Tweens/Teens). Join Yogi Micheline as she virtually guides your through a variety of yoga poses.

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!

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