Hillside Public Library upcoming events

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Unless otherwise specified, on all the Library Sponsored 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.

Book Discussion: Get to Know Toni Morrison Friday, February 5 at 7 p.m. Explore the life and works of author Toni Morrison. Learn about her family and childhood, discuss her collection of books, and her lasting impact on the literary world and society.

Total Healing: the Meditation Prescription Tuesday, February 9 at 7 p.m. What can meditation do for you? In this presentation, Dr. Matthew Raider will present the latest medical and scientific data regarding meditation and the prevention and treatment of many disease states including high blood pressure, heart disease, cancer and chronic pain. He will talk about the enormous body of research on meditation as the antidote to stress.

Fresh Fiction Book Club Wednesday, February 10 at 7 p.m. The book being discussed is: The End of the Day by Bill Clegg. Seemingly disconnected lives come together as half-century-old secrets begin to surface. It is in this moment that Bill Clegg reminds us how choices—to connect, to betray, to protect—become our legacy.

Legal Seminar : Elder Law Thursday, February 11 at 7 p.m. Presented by Beth Polner Abrahams, Esq. Planning Without Fear, Part 2: Elder Law and Medicaid—What You Must Know. Learn the basics for issues in elder care law including recent changes to Medicaid home care assistance, which assets Medicaid counts and which ones do not count, and Medicare.

Romance Author Night Friday, February 12 at 7 p.m. Join special guest authors Debby Kruszewski, Soul Meets Body, and Jeannie Moon, Christmas in Angel Harbor for fun evening! Jeannie Moon spends her days as a school librarian and her nights penning award-winning romance novels. A USA Today bestselling author of eighteen books, she lives on Long Island with her family. Read more about Jeannie and her books on her website https://jeanniemoon.com/Debby Kruszewski is an Author/Speaker/Blogger/Designer/Consultator. You can learn more about Debby and her journey here: www.dkwritesny.com

Zumba Friday, February 5 at 5:30 p.m. All Ages Kids (Kids/Tweens/Teens). Dance your cares away with this fun dance-based exercise class! A zumba class for kids of all ages.

Stemtastic: Chocolate Surprise! Monday, February 8 at 4:30 p.m. Grades: 1-4 (parental help with younger grades) Calling all Chocolate Lovers! Ever wonder how candy makers get the fillings inside the chocolate? Join us as we explore all things chocolate. We’ll demonstrate the chocolicious properties of chocolate that allow it to be molded & shaped any way you wish. Then we’ll make chocolate puddling slime and a conversation heart catapult. For a list of materials needed, please go to the library’s website.

Cooking Adventures with Chef Julie Thursday, February 11 at 5:30 p.m. All Ages – Family Fun! Chef Julie is back with another sweet treat! Project will be announced in the next few days. Be sure to check back! A list of ingredients will be emailed to all who register so you can watch and create along with Chef Julie.

Play Hooray Friday, February 12 at 1:30 p.m. Ages: 18 months & Up (with parent/caregiver). Stories, music and movement activities with Mollie the Mouse.

All You Need is Love! Pajama Story Time Friday, February 12 at 7 p.m. All Ages! Stories, music and movement with Mrs. S., Ms. Karen & Mr. B! Wear your Pajamas.

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