To assist in preventative measures of the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the Hicksville Public Library is closed until further notice. All Library programming through May 1st has either been cancelled or postponed. The Board will continue to monitor the directives/orders of the Federal/State/Local Governments and make further determinations pursuant to same. Should the Governor modify the subject Executive Order, the Board will revisit and modify this resolution accordingly. Call 931-1417 ext.105 for general information, ext. 124 for Reference, ext. 112 for Children’s, ext.115 for Computer Services. Or you can reach us by e mail at hplinfo@hicksvillelibrary.org. You will be contacted within 24 hours by a staff member.
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Even now, libraries are here to help you learn, grow, and entertain the kids! Hicksville and Nassau County Libraries are offering residents without an existing library card a Digital Library Card, with access to things like ebooks, audiobooks, live tutoring, digital magazines, language courses, streaming video, test prep, and more. Apply for digital access today at nassaulibrary.org/digital-card-application.

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Board Meeting Dates


Wednesday, March 25th - This Board meeting will be held via videoconference at 7:00 pm. Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/655481955 Meeting ID: 655 481 955
Wednesday, April 15
Wednesday, May 20
Wednesday, June 17

These meetings will be held at the Administration building located at 120 Second Street at 7:00 P.M.

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*UPDATE* Board Meeting March 25 will be a video conference

Due to the current health and safety concerns the March Board meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 25th at 7:00 p.m. via teleconference.

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Latest Statement Regarding Library Closure

To assist in preventative measures of the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19), the Hicksville Library will be closed from Monday, March 16th through Monday, March 30th. All Library programming through Tuesday, March 31st has been either cancelled or postponed. Museum passes are suspended until further notice. These dates are subject to change. Please check our website, Facebook page, or phone message prior to visiting the Library.

Statement Regarding the Coronavirus

The Library is carefully monitoring the rapidly evolving situation involving the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Our first priority is ensuring the health and safety of our patrons, staff, and community. Therefore, we are taking precautionary measures to be diligent in taking steps to thoroughly clean and maintain the building. High traffic areas and frequently touched surfaces such as doorknobs, handrails, tables, and other hard surfaces will be cleaned throughout the day. Hand sanitizer is available for public use.

Coronavirus information

Here are some helpful websites with information about the Coronavirus.

Medline Plus

New York Times Tracking map

NIH - National Institues of Health

Hicksville Archives

The Hicksville Archives is looking to borrow and/or acquire the following High School yearbooks for a digitization project to make the past accessible to all: 1958, 1985, 1993, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012

We are also investigating the possibilities of yearbooks from the local grammar schools (East Street, Old Country Road, St Ignatius etc) the Middle School and Holy Trinity. If anyone has these books, please contact the Hicksville Library and ask for…in order of availability… James Janis, Janet Hageman or Joanne Gramaglia. 516 931-1417 Ext. 101. 

Library Budget Passed

The 2019-2020 Library budget passed with 936 yes votes to 276 no votes. Joanne Curran Perrucci has been elected to the Board of Trustees. Thank you for your support. 

Star Wars Event

All are welcome to this library-wide event. A list of some of our activities are below. Please note that all activities are on a first-come, first-serve basis. Refreshments and prizes will be given out throughout the day as supplies last. 

VOX BOOKS!

New to the Children’s Collection

Print book, meet audio book. VOX™ Books are the world’s first audio books that live in print books. The permanently attached VOX™ Reader transforms an ordinary print book into an all-in-one read-along. There’s no need for computers, tablets or CDs. Children simply push a button to listen and read!

VOX™ Books combine outstanding picture books and non-fiction with audio recordings that capture children’s attention and make learning and literacy development fun.

COME IN AND CHECK THEM OUT!

         

What's Going on Today

AARP Tax Aide - CANCELLED at 11:00 AM

AARP Tax Aide appointments scheduled through March 31st have been cancelled. April appointments are currently filled. We will be contacting registrants regarding possible rescheduled dates.

Buzz of the Beekeeper - CANCELLED at 1:00 PM

Gerald Raffa, a local beekeeper, will be here to discuss caring for bees, as well as life within the hive and the dan- gers that threaten their existence today. He will bring a small hive (no

Yoga - CANCELLED at 5:30 PM

YOGA with Joe Cilmi
Class Dates: Tuesdays, March 3 - May 5 at 5:30 p.m.

Online Registration: Registration for Hicksville library cardholders will be held exclusively online beginning

Studio Art - CANCELLED at 7:15 PM

CLASS: Tuesday, March 24 and 31 AT 7:15 PM
AGES: 9-12
Bold and expressive artist Leroy Neiman will be our inspiration this month. Lion portraits
will be the focus of a beautiful

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