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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Apply for a digital Library Card today! Click here to get started.

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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Apply for a digital card at this url: https://www.nassaulibrary.org/digital-card-application/

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Board Meeting Dates


Wednesday, April 15 - Virtual Meeting on Zoom 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)
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.

Latest news...

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

FYI - Ebsco eBook users

The Hicksville Archives

The Hicksville Archives is pleased to put on display the Martin Brandfon collection.

Mr. Brandfon attended Hicksville High School from 1964 to 1967 and was a lineman on the undefeated varsity football team that finally won the Rutgers cup for 1966. 

Keeping a collection of mementos from his youth, Mr. Brandfon recently donated them to the Archives thus helping to preserve Hicksville History.

The Archives hopes to later share other aspects of the Brandfon collection throughout the coming spring.

State and Federal Tax Form Information

To print Federal tax forms and instruction booklets please follow this link: https://www.irs.gov/forms-instructions

Please use the following link to print forms from the New York State Taxation website: https://www.tax.ny.gov/forms/income_cur_forms.htm

The IRS and NYS Department of Tax are sending a very limited number of tax forms to the Library. Any forms we have are located on the tax form table on the main floor of the Library.

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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