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 You will be contacted within 24 hours by a staff member.

Online Resources

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You can access our online resources from the comfort of your home, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with your library card. 

Nassau Digital Doorway
Thousands of eBooks and audiobooks are available through the Nassau Digital Doorway. Their new, easy-to-use app, Libby, is available for download in the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store. No fine restrictions on E-books at this time!

Gale Courses 
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.

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 to sign up with your valid Hicksville Public Library card.

RB Digital
Access thousands of magazines from North American and global publishers in multiple languages and genres. RB Digital offers patrons full-color, digital editions for desktop and mobile streaming and mobile-app download. 
Work with a live tutor online for professional development, training, career help, homework help and peer coaching.

Pronunciator is a fun and free way to learn any of 163 languages with personalized courses, movies, music, and more. Includes new COVID-19 language course in 101 languages.​

New York Heritage Digital Collections 
Explore collections of materials contributed by participating organizations from across New York State, including images contributed by the Hicksville Public Library.

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.




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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.