Phase 3 of Reopening Begins July 15th

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Phase 3 of began on July 15, 2020. This phase includes a modified opening of the building where patrons are allowed up to 2 hours in the building. The guidelines are as follows:

  • Masks are mandatory and must be worn at all times.
  • Social distancing in place.
  • A limited number of patrons will be permitted in building for up to two hours. 
  • Computer usage is limited to one 2 hour time slot per day.
  • The photocopy machines, scanner, and fax machine will be available. 
  • Significant modifications of facilities will be implemented such as the installation of sneeze guards, restrictions on public access, building use, etc.
  • Returns must be made at the book drops. All book drops will be open.
  • Programs and summer reading will remain virtual. To join our summer reading programs click here or to check out virtual events for all ages click here
  • Curbside service will continue. You can either reserve your items through our online catalog or you can call the reference desk at 516-931-1417 ext. 124 to reserve your materials, and then schedule a pickup. 

All materials will be quarantined for 96 hours before being cleared and may not come off your record right away. All late fines are being waived.

Our virtual library remains open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Check out our online resources which include streaming services, ebooks, audiobooks, language learning software, and more. 

Each phase will depend on the status of the area metrics and the ability for us to safely offer services in the library. The Board will continue to monitor the directives/orders of the Federal, State, and Local Governments and make further determinations pursuant to same.

 

 

Hicksville Public Library Phases of Reopening

Phase 1: June 8 - Library employees will return to work in the building in a reduced capacity. Only staff will be permitted into the building.

Phase 2: June 15 – We will begin lending materials to Nassau County residents with a valid library card only via curbside pickup. Only staff will be permitted into the building.

Phase 3: July 15 - Modified opening of the building with “Grab and Go” for patrons. Limited number of patrons in building to select and checkout items. Masks are mandatory and must be worn at all times. Social distancing in place. Computer usage is limited to one 30 minute time slot per day. Significant modifications of facilities may be implemented such as the installation of sneeze guards, restrictions on public access, building use, etc. Returns must be made at the book drops. All book drops will be open. 

Phase 4: Date to be determined - Open to a limited number of public patrons with social distancing in place; some modification of facilities and no public events or gatherings.

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

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

First Draft Virtual Writing Club at 7:00 PM

There will be day and evening sessions of this group on the last Monday and Thursday of the month. Both sessions are identical. You need only attend one but are welcome to attend both if you wish

First Draft Virtual Writing Club at 7:00 PM

There will be day and evening sessions of this group on the last Monday and Thursday of the month. Both sessions are identical. You need only attend one but are welcome to attend both if you wish

Sat, Jan 30, 2021 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

Sat, Jan 30, 2021 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, Feb 1, 2021 Virtual Tai Chi at 9:30 AM

Mondays, January 4 through February 22 at 9:30 a.m. with no class on February 15th.

Tai Chi is a moving meditation, a flowing dance, a system of self-healing and self-defense. Practicing

Mon, Feb 1, 2021 Virtual Tai Chi at 9:30 AM

Mondays, January 4 through February 22 at 9:30 a.m. with no class on February 15th.

Tai Chi is a moving meditation, a flowing dance, a system of self-healing and self-defense. Practicing

Tue, Feb 2, 2021 Virtual Yoga at 5:30 PM

Join Joe for virtual yoga class on Tuesdays from February 2 through March 30 at 5:30 p.m.

Register in advance for this meeting:

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/

Tue, Feb 2, 2021 Virtual Yoga at 5:30 PM

Join Joe for virtual yoga class on Tuesdays from February 2 through March 30 at 5:30 p.m.

Register in advance for this meeting:

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/

Thu, Feb 4, 2021 Fun with Fiction Virtual Book Club at 7:00 PM

Librarian Debbie De Louise will be hosting a lively thematic discussion on books featuring a relationship or a romantic theme. Join us and share books you've read.

You are invited to a

Thu, Feb 4, 2021 Fun with Fiction Virtual Book Club at 7:00 PM

Librarian Debbie De Louise will be hosting a lively thematic discussion on books featuring a relationship or a romantic theme. Join us and share books you've read.

You are invited to a

Fri, Feb 5, 2021 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

Fri, Feb 5, 2021 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, Feb 8, 2021 Virtual Tai Chi at 9:30 AM

Mondays, January 4 through February 22 at 9:30 a.m. with no class on February 15th.

Tai Chi is a moving meditation, a flowing dance, a system of self-healing and self-defense. Practicing

Mon, Feb 8, 2021 Virtual Tai Chi at 9:30 AM

Mondays, January 4 through February 22 at 9:30 a.m. with no class on February 15th.

Tai Chi is a moving meditation, a flowing dance, a system of self-healing and self-defense. Practicing

Tue, Feb 9, 2021 Virtual Event: PlayHooray 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

Tue, Feb 9, 2021 Virtual Event: PlayHooray 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

Tue, Feb 9, 2021 Virtual Event: Cognition and Aging at 2:00 PM

This presentation by Aliza M. Jacob, Ph.D. from Northwell Health will provide an introduction to the field of clinical neuropsychology and changes in cognition as a function of normal aging and

Tue, Feb 9, 2021 Virtual Event: Cognition and Aging at 2:00 PM

This presentation by Aliza M. Jacob, Ph.D. from Northwell Health will provide an introduction to the field of clinical neuropsychology and changes in cognition as a function of normal aging and

Upcoming Events

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Board Meeting Dates


The February board meeting will be held virtually on Wednesday, February 17 at 7:00 P.M.

Virtual Meetings can be accessed on Zoom Meeting ID: 815 7632 3757 Passcode: 102506 One tap mobile +19292056099, 326781753# US (New York) Dial by your location +1 929 205 6099 US (New York)