Upcoming Events at Hillside Public Library – New Hyde Park
PROGRAMS and EVENTS
Painting Evening: Sketching and Acrylic with Alma – Virtual Friday, February 11 at 7 p.m. Happy Valentine’s Day! Draw and paint a beautiful heart-filled painting for you or your valentine! From beginners to advanced draftsmen and painters, enjoy a fun and relaxing evening of painting from the comfort of your own home. For a list of supplies needed and sample artwork, please see the library’s website.
AARP Tax Help – Location: Community Room, 2nd Floor AARP-trained volunteers will prepare income tax returns for low-to-moderate income seniors: Mondays, February 7-April 4. Make an appointment with the library for same-day drop-off/pick-up tax preparation assistance. AARP staff will prepare your tax returns and contact you to return to the library to pick up your materials. Call the library at 516 355-7850, extension 301 or 302 for an appointment. Please check the library website for a list of materials you need to bring.
The Power of Herbs for Valentine’s Day – Virtual Monday, Feb. 14 at 7:30 p.m. In this class, we’ll honor Valentine’s Day by exploring the medicinal properties of flowers. These days, giving someone a bouquet of flowers is considered a classic Valentine’s Day gesture, but roses aren’t just romantic. They are rich in vitamin C. Rose petals make an excellent tea infusion that can help relieve stomach and digestive issues, fatigue, insomnia, and even coughs. The flowers can be used for infusions (tea), baking, oil infusions, tinctures and masks and ointments. We’ll discuss the different oils and how to use infused oils for salves and go over some fun recipes!
Update your CV Tuesday, February 15 and Thursday, February 17, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Meet with a librarian, by appointment, virtually or in person, to get feedback on ways to update and freshen up your resume.
Fiction loves history book club with Suzanne Molczan – Virtual and in person Tuesday, February 15 at 2 p.m. The book in question is: L’apiculteur d’Alep by Christy Lefteri. This unforgettable novel puts human faces on the Syrian war with the story of an immigrant beekeeper, his wife and the triumph of the spirit when the world becomes unrecognizable.
Prevent The Event, Be Heart Smart – Virtual Tuesday, February 15 at 6:30 p.m. Dr. Guy Mintz, Director of Cardiovascular Health and Lipidology at Northwell Health, discusses cardiac risk factors for heart disease, diagnostic tests and treatments, and the effects of COVID on the Heart. *This program is brought to you courtesy of Nassau Libraries Health Share.
Legally Speaking on Estate Administration, Elder Law, and Tax Law – Virtual Wednesday, February 16 at 1 pm Presented by: W. Zehava Schechter, Esq. Attend this workshop to acquire basic knowledge of estate administration, elder law and tax law: what is estate administration? What is probate, and what if it’s too much for me as an executor? Learn the best ways to pay off debts, close accounts, and distribute assets to heirs after someone dies. Avoid family feuds by improving communication and administration of your estate. This workshop also addresses issues of elder law, taxes, Medicaid, retirement homes, and assisted living. Bring your questions!
Mystery Book Club – Virtual and In-Person Wednesday, February 16 at 6:30 p.m. The book in question is: Finaly Donovan is Killing It by Elle Cosimano. her agent over lunch, she is mistaken for a hitman and inadvertently accepts an offer to get rid of a troubled husband in order to make ends meet. . . Soon, Finlay discovers that real-life crime is much more difficult than her fictional counterpart, as she becomes entangled in an investigation into a real-life murder.
Virtual Tea Tasting: Give it a Chai! – Virtual Thursday, February 17 at 7 p.m. Teen – Adult. Join Mrs. Ambadjes for an evening of tea tasting! Pick up your tea bags curbside and sip while learning about all the different types of chai teas.
CHILDREN and YOUNG ADULT EVENTS
Céramique Valentine – Multipurpose room 2nd floor Friday, February 11 at 4 p.m. Levels: 1-4. Paint a beautiful ceramic figurine just in time for Valentine’s Day!
Valentine Ceramics (YA) – 2nd Floor Multipurpose Room Friday, February 11 at 5:30 p.m. Grades 5-12. Paint a beautiful ceramic figurine just in time for Valentine’s Day!
Kahoot Trivia: Divine Desserts! – Virtual Tuesday, February 15 at 7 p.m. All ages – Family fun! Test your knowledge of all types of desserts! All participants will be entered into a raffle to win a prize. An additional prize will be awarded to the winner of the quiz of the evening!
Virtual Painting Evening Friday, February 18 at 7 p.m. From 5th to 12th grade. Join our artist Alma as she walks you through a step-by-step virtual painting. No experience necessary. Beginners are welcome! Please check the library website for a list of supplies needed.