To assist in preventative measures of the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the Hicksville Public Library is closed until April 19th. 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, April 15 - Virtual Meeting on Zoom
Wednesday, May 20
Wednesday, June 17

Virtual Meetings can be accessed on Zoom Meeting ID: 326 781 753 One tap mobile +19292056099, 326781753# US (New York) Dial by your location +1 929 205 6099 US (New York)
In-person meetings are held at the Administration building located at 120 Second Street at 7:00 P.M.

Latest news...

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!

         

Wireless Hotspots now available!

Hicksville residents can now borrow Wireless 4G Hotspots from the library. Easily access high-speed internet on the go from anywhere with a cell signal! You can connect multiple Wi-Fi capable devices with unlimited data. Its battery operated, easy to use and you may borrow it for up to 14 days. Check one out today!

Book Donations

The Library does not accept book donations. If you have gently used books that you'd like to donate, please visit one of the following websites for organizations that accept donations. 

http://www.thebookfairies.org/donate/

https://pickupplease.org/donate-books

https://www.betterworldbooks.com/go/donate

http://booksforsoldiers.com

 

Honoring Our Local Library Staff

HONORING OUR LOCAL LIBRARY STAFF

Local libraries provide our communities with invaluable programs and resources for individuals of all ages, including books, workshops, film screenings, author events, classes, job training and more. Those services are made possible by the dedicated library workers who create, organize and run them.

Women's Suffrage Online Exhibit Now Available on New York Heritage

The online exhibit, Recognizing Women’s Right to Vote in New York State, is now available to view at New York Heritage Digital Collections!

Library Budget

Thank you for your support! The Library Budget has passed with 1,048 yes votes to 316 no votes. Gurbani Malhotra was elected to the Board of Trustees.

From the Archives

Pet show at the Hicksville Public Library, August 2, 1966. Photographed by Pierre Charbonnet. 

And the winner is...

EBSCO eBooks App retiring

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Literacy Nassau Registration at 10:00 AM

Do you want to learn English? Beginner and Intermediate classes are held from April - June. Visit www.literacynassau.org/appointment to make an appointment to register today. Registration is

Create and Socialize Needlework Group at 11:00 AM

Needlework artists of all skill levels are invited to socialize, gain experience, learn and share techniques while working on their own projects. Bring your own supplies to work on your

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