The Hillside Public Library wishes to thank all the residents who generously donated in our School Supply Drive, which we did in conjunction with Assemblyman Ed Ra’s office.
PROGRAMS and EVENTS
Unless otherwise specified all Library Sponsored Events will be using the Zoom platform. Prior to the program, the Zoom access information will be emailed to you.
Connecting Body, Mind, and Spirit Through Meditation Friday, September 24 at 2 p.m. Medical research has uncovered amazing facts about meditation and the body-mind-spirit connection. Join Gerry Gorman to learn how meditation can be used to minimize the effects of stress and maximize speed healing. The program will include a “meditation sitting” and a question-and-answer discussion period. **This program is brought to you courtesy of Nassau Libraries Health Share.**
An Afternoon with Miles Copeland III Sunday, September 26 at 1 p.m. Join us for a lively afternoon with Miles Copeland III and a discussion of his new book, Two Steps Forward, One Step Back: My Life in the Music Business. Listen to the extraordinary tales of this maverick manager, promoter, label owner, and all-around legend of the music industry. Location: Virtual
Managing Your Medications Tuesday, September 28 at 11 a.m. Better Health & Wellness Series Presented by Assemblyman Ed Ra & Northwell’s Katz Institute for Women’s Health. *Please call Assemblyman Ra’s district office at (516) 535-4095 to register for one or all of the lectures. Many Americans admit that they don’t always take their medication as directed. Join us to learn how to manage your medications for the best results. **This program is brought to you courtesy of Nassau Libraries Health Share.**
Book Discussion: Fiction Loves History Book Club Tuesday, September 28 at 2 p.m. The book being discussed is: The Winter Soldier by Daniel Mason”A story of war and medicine, of family, of finding love in the sweeping tides of history, and finally, of the mistakes we make, and the precious opportunities to atone.” This program will take place both in person and virtual.
Inner and Outer Peace Through Meditation Tuesday, September 28 at 2 p.m. Meditation is the key to reducing stress and living a life of peace and love. Learn how to achieve a state of tranquility during this informative and educational program. There will be a short meditation sitting too! Presented by long-time meditator, Dr. Frank Pawlowski
Zoom: How to Manage Chronic Pain Tuesday, September 28 at 6 p.m. Speakers: Veronica Bilenkin, consumer health librarian; Michael Foti, MD, resident physician. When you’re in constant pain, any advice may seem like good advice. Learn to sort fact from fiction and where to find current, reliable information to get you on a path to pain relief and management. **This program is brought to you courtesy of Nassau Libraries Health Share.** Please go to the library’s website for registrations instructions.
The Job Whisperer Tuesday, September 28 at 6:30 p.m. Job Seekers: Join the Job Whisperer lectures to find out how to land the perfect job. Find out the best interview answers, how to write the perfect cover letter, where to find jobs that nobody knows about, what to say on your thank you note that is going to get noticed, and how to negotiate for a better salary. Join the zoom meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/5253741016 ABOUT THE JOB WHISPERER: Jamie Petrizzo, pro bono career coach and lecturer: “Let me show you how I’ve now helped close to 1000 people find not just a job, but the job of their dreams just when they thought their careers might be over.”
Genealogy: Breaking Down Brick Walls Tuesday, September 28 at 7 p.m. “The Family Tree Climber”, Professional Genealogist Sarah Gutmann presents…Breaking Down Brick Walls! At some point or another we all come across a brick wall in our genealogy research. However, brick walls CAN be broken down! Discover new tips and tricks, and seldom used record collections and repositories which can knock these walls.
Art from the Start! How To Begin a Painting Wednesday, September 29 at 12 noon. Attend this workshop to learn the fundamentals of painting and begin a project that participants can take home to complete. $5.00 Cash/Check made payable to “Hillside Public Library” will be collected outside the Program Room prior to the class.
Book Discussion: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Wednesday, September 29 at 6:30 p.m. Halloween is right around the corner! Join some scary story fans as we discuss the classic tale The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and author Washington Irving! This program will take place both in person and virtual.
The ABCs of Medicare Wednesday, September 29 at 7 p.m. Medicare Advisor Joy Poupko will discuss the differences between Medicare’s parts A, B, C & D, the options available and the costs involved. This program is brought to you courtesy of Nassau Libraries Health Share. To register, please go to the library’s website.
Ovarian Cancer Awareness: What Everyone Should Know Wednesday, September 29 at 7 p.m. Northwell Health Associate Director and Board certified in Gynecologic Oncology and Obstetrics & Gynecology, Dr. Jill Whyte has over 13 years of clinical experience caring for women with gynecologic malignancies. She has extensive experience in robotic and laparoscopic surgery and has served as a co-chair of the Northwell Health System Robotics Committee. She also has a strong interest and expertise in fertility-preserving management of gynecologic cancers and risk reducing surgery for women at genetic risk for gynecologic cancer. This program is brought to you courtesy of Nassau Libraries Health Share.
Art with Alma! Serene Autumn Friday, October 1 at 7 p.m. For a list of needed supplies and an example of the Artwork, please go to the library’s website.
YOUNG ADULT and CHILDREN EVENTS
Unless otherwise specified all Library Sponsored Events will be using the Zoom platform. Prior to the program the Zoom access information will be emailed to you.
Play Hooray (Outside- Parking Lot) Friday, September 24 at 10:30 a.m. Ages: 18 months & Up (w/ parent or caretaker). Stories, music and movement activities with Mollie the Mouse.
Virtual Paint Night Friday, September 24 at 7 p.m. Grades 5 – 12. Join our artist Alma as she guides you through a virtual painting. No experience necessary. Beginners welcome! What you will need for class: a small canvas or paper; pencil w/ eraser; acrylic paint (if unavailable watercolors or even markers will work)-paintbrushes and a cup of water to clean brushes.
Story and Craft: Wonder Pets! (Outside- Parking Lot) Monday, September 27 at 5 p.m. Grades: K-2. Join Mr. B. in the parking lot for stories, crafts and fun adventures! Topic this week: “All About Pets!”
Full of Fall Fun! Pajama Story Time Thursday, September 30 at 7 p.m. Full of Fall Fun! Pajama Story Time