Latest Statement Regarding Library Closure

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To assist in preventative measures of the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19), the Hicksville Library will be closed from Monday, March 16th until further notice in accordance with NYS guidelines.. All Library programming through Tuesday, May31st 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.

Our number one priority is the safety of our patrons. At this time there are no reported cases of Coronavirus at the Hicksville Library. We are proactively taking this step as a precautionary measure to ensure the welfare and safety of each member of our community, particularly those most vulnerable. We will continue to monitor all new information released on the Coronavirus and will adhere to the recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the World Health Organization (WHO), both local and federal government agencies, and health officials.

No fines or late fees will incur on materials that are due within the duration of the closure. Any library card that expires prior to May 1st will automatically be renewed until May 1, 2020.

We understand that there is difficulty in this time of isolation and we are anxious to reopen our doors. In the meantime, we invite you to use our online resources from the comfort and safety of your home with the use of your library card. Please feel free to contact us for more information. 

Call 931-1417 ext.111 for general information, ext. 124 for Reference, ext. 112 for Children’s, ext. for 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.

·      Gale Courses offers a wide range of highly interactive, instructor led courses that you can take entirely online.   As a library card holder in good standing, you are entitled to these courses at no cost. Courses run for six weeks and new sessions begin every month.

·      eBooks and audiobooks are available through the Nassau Digital Doorway at nassau.overdrive.com Their new, easy-to-use app, Libby, is available for download in the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store. 

·      Kanopy is an online video streaming platform with over 30,000 movies. This includes documentaries, indie, and foreign films from over hundreds of producers including The Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, Kino Lorber, PBS, and thousands of independent filmmakers. Download the app or visit hicksville.kanopy.com to sign up with your valid Hicksville Public Library card.

·      RB Digital is the world's largest library newsstand, curating custom collections from thousands of magazines from North American and global publishers (in multiple languages and genres), libraries offer patrons full-color, digital editions for desktop and mobile streaming and mobile-app download.

·      Tutor.com offers one-on-one help for students and professionals.

·      Reference Databases – We offer a variety of databases to assist you in finding information on numerous topics including Health & Medicine, Encyclopedias, Science, Business & Finance, and much more. 

Elizabeth Goldfrank
Library Director

 

 

Virtual Event: Family Fun at 10:00 AM

Enjoy an interactive class with your preschooler featuring, singing, dancing,storytelling, arts and crafts and more After registering you will be sent a link. please join us.

Mon, Dec 7, 2020 Virtual Tai Chi at 9:30 AM

Mondays at 9:30 a.m.

Tai Chi is a moving meditation, a flowing dance, a system of self-healing and self-defense. Practicing this ancient Chinese art form regularly brings many benefits to

Mon, Dec 7, 2020 Virtual Dance Fitness at 6:00 PM

Class Dates: Mondays, December 7 - January 25 at 6:00 p.m. with no class on January 18.

Join Stefanie Perretta for a dance fitness class. Dance fitness is an hour of high intensity,

Tue, Dec 8, 2020 Virtual Play Hooray at 11:00 AM

Music and Fun for your little one!

Come on and sing, dance and Play Hooray with your baby.

This 25-minute program is a lively introduction to nursery rhymes, books, music and

Tue, Dec 8, 2020 Virtual Yoga at 5:30 PM

Join Joe for virtual yoga class on Tuesdays from December 1 through January 26th at 5:30 p.m.

Register in advance for this meeting:
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Tue, Dec 8, 2020 VIRTUAL BOHO CHIC PHONE HOLDER at 7:00 PM

VIRTUAL BOHO CHIC PHONE HOLDER

Date: Tuesday, December 8th

Time: 7:00 P.M.

Class Size: No Limit

Fee: Free

Let's create a fun and colorful place to rest your

Wed, Dec 9, 2020 Virtual Event Jump for Joy at 10:15 AM

Joyce Oddo is inviting you to a scheduled Virtual Zoom meeting. Music, dancing, singing, and exercise with an educational theme. Bring your favorite stuffed animal and musical instruments.

Thu, Dec 10, 2020 Virtual Simply Stronger at 11:00 AM

11:00 A.M. - This is a virtual version of Mindy Vasta's Simply Stronger low impact strength training classes through Zoom. Mindy Vasta is a certified group fitness instructor and personal trainer

Fri, Dec 11, 2020 Virtual Event: Family Fun at 10:00 AM

Enjoy an interactive class with your preschooler featuring, singing, dancing,storytelling, arts and crafts and more After registering you will be sent a link. please join us.

Sat, Dec 12, 2020 Virtual Barre Fitness at 9:30 AM

Barre Fitness with Stefanie Perretta
Saturdays, December 12 through January 30 at 9:30 a.m.

Barre fitness Is a full body workout inspired by elements of ballet, yoga and Pilates that

Mon, Dec 14, 2020 Virtual Tai Chi at 9:30 AM

Mondays at 9:30 a.m.

Tai Chi is a moving meditation, a flowing dance, a system of self-healing and self-defense. Practicing this ancient Chinese art form regularly brings many benefits to

Mon, Dec 14, 2020 Virtual Dance Fitness at 6:00 PM

Class Dates: Mondays, December 7 - January 25 at 6:00 p.m. with no class on January 18.

Join Stefanie Perretta for a dance fitness class. Dance fitness is an hour of high intensity,

Tue, Dec 15, 2020 Virtual Play Hooray at 11:00 AM

Music and Fun for your little one!

Come on and sing, dance and Play Hooray with your baby.

This 25-minute program is a lively introduction to nursery rhymes, books, music and

Tue, Dec 15, 2020 Virtual Yoga at 5:30 PM

Join Joe for virtual yoga class on Tuesdays from December 1 through January 26th at 5:30 p.m.

Register in advance for this meeting:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/

Wed, Dec 16, 2020 Virtual Event Jump for Joy at 10:15 AM

Joyce Oddo is inviting you to a scheduled Virtual Zoom meeting. Music, dancing, singing, and exercise with an educational theme. Bring your favorite stuffed animal and musical instruments.

Wed, Dec 16, 2020 Virtual Board Meeting at 7:00 PM

The December Board Meeting will be streamed virtually on Wednesday, December 16th at 7:00 p.m.
Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/326781753

Thu, Dec 17, 2020 Virtual Simply Stronger at 11:00 AM

11:00 A.M. - This is a virtual version of Mindy Vasta's Simply Stronger low impact strength training classes through Zoom. Mindy Vasta is a certified group fitness instructor and personal trainer

Fri, Dec 18, 2020 Virtual Event: Family Fun at 10:00 AM

Enjoy an interactive class with your preschooler featuring, singing, dancing,storytelling, arts and crafts and more After registering you will be sent a link. please join us.

Sat, Dec 19, 2020 Virtual Barre Fitness at 9:30 AM

Barre Fitness with Stefanie Perretta
Saturdays, December 12 through January 30 at 9:30 a.m.

Barre fitness Is a full body workout inspired by elements of ballet, yoga and Pilates that

Mon, Dec 21, 2020 Virtual Tai Chi at 9:30 AM

Mondays at 9:30 a.m.

Tai Chi is a moving meditation, a flowing dance, a system of self-healing and self-defense. Practicing this ancient Chinese art form regularly brings many benefits to

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The December Board Meeting will be streamed virtually on Wednesday, December 16th at 7:00 p.m.

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