To assist in preventative measures of the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the Hicksville Public Library is closed until further notice. 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.

Museum Pass Program

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Museum pass reservations are suspended until further notice. Nassau County has closed museums to maintain health and safety.



Museum Pass Borrowing Policy


The pass may be reserved up to 3 months in advance of the desired date. The pass is borrowed for 3 days (day it is picked up, the day the pass is used and the day to return it) and must be returned to the library 45 minutes prior to closing time of the day it is due back (may not be put in book drop). Please call museums or check their websites in advance of your visit to determine the hours that they are open. There will be a late charge of $20 per day. In the event of a non-return of a pass the library will add the entry cost to your record.

Reservations for all museum passes with the exception of the Long Island Children’s Museum and The Children’s Museum of Manhattan can be made online or at the Reference Desk. Reservations for the Long Island Children’s Museum and The Children’s Museum of Manhattan can be made online or in the Children’s Room.

1) Passes may only be borrowed by Hicksville UFSD residents (LIBRARY CARD NEEDED) who are over 18 years old who are clear of $5.00 fines and over.
2) Only one museum pass kit can be reserved at one time per address or family.
3) One per family in a 1 month period.
4) The library has the right to monitor usage to ensure fairness and access for the greatest number of families.


  Empire Pass

The Empire Pass is your key to all-season enjoyment at New York State Parks. It provides unlimited day-use vehicle entry to most facilities operated by New York State Parks and the State Department of Environmental Conservation including forests, beaches, trails and more. For more information visit the website. 




  New York Hall of Science



The New York Hall of Science pass allows for free admission for two adults and six children. The benefits include free parking, free coat check, free access to the science playground, gree access to the rocket mark mini golf, and discounted tickets to the 3D theater.
47-01 111th St.
Corona, NY 11368
Admits two adults and six children.


  Brooklyn Botanic Garden

  Brooklyn Botanic Garden is an urban botanic garden that connects people to the world of plants, 
fostering delight and curiosity while inspiring an appreciation and sense of stewardship of the

  1000 Washington Avenue
  Brooklyn, NY 11225
  (718) 623-7210
  Admits two adults and children under 16.




  Children’s Museum of Manhattan

  CMOM inspires children and families to learn about themselves and our culturally diverse world through
  a unique environment of interactive exhibitions and programs.

  212 West 83rd Street
  New York, NY 10024
  (212) 721-1223
  Admits 4





  Cradle of Aviation

  Explore over 150,000 square feet featuring 75 air and spacecraft from a hot air balloon to an actual  
  Lunar Module and learn about Long Island's role.

  Charles Lindbergh Blvd
  Garden City, NY 11530
  (516) 572-4111
  Admits two adults, two children ages 18 and under, offers a 15% discount at the museum store, and a discount 
  on the purchase is IMAX tickets.




  The Heckscher Museum of Art

  The Heckscher Museum serves the community of Long Island through the presentation of great art and
  art education programs.

  2 Prime Avenue
  Huntington, NY 11743
  (631) 351-3250
  Admits two adults and accompanying children.



  Holocaust Museum and Tolerance Center of Nassau County

The museum presents a detailed and comprehensive chronicle of the Holocaust, and utilizes multimedia displays, artifacts, archival footage, testimonies from local Survivors and Liberators, and encompasses a special gallery for changing exhibits.
Welwyn Preserve
  100 Crescent Beach Road
  Glen Cove, NY 11542
  (516) 571-8040
  Admits two adults.




  Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

  The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is a non-profit, educational institution featuring the legendary
  aircraft carrier
Intrepid, the space shuttle Enterprise, the world’s fastest jets and a guided missile

  Pier 86, W 46th St and 12th Ave
  New York, NY 10036-4103
  (877) 957-SHIP (7447)
  Admits up to six people.




  The Long Island Children’s Museum

  Long Island Children's Museum invites visitors of all ages, backgrounds and abilities to explore freely,
  discover their passions, and appreciate the communities and world we share.

  11 Davis Avenue
  Garden City, NY 11530
  (516) 224-5800
  Admits up to four guests (one must be an adult). Adults will not be permitted in the museum without chidlren.





  The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

  Founded in 1929 as an educational institution, The Museum of Modern Art is dedicated to being the
  foremost museum of modern art in the world.

  11 West 53 Street
  New York, NY 10019
  (212) 708-9400
  Admits up to five guests. 10% discount on purchases at the MoMA store.





  Nassau Museum of Art

  The museum is dedicated to fostering a deeper understanding of the arts, with particular emphasis on  
the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries; to enhancing and adding to its outdoor sculpture garden, to
  continuing to improve its historic gardens and to keeping an active schedule of exhibitions and
  educational programs for people of all ages and backgrounds.

  One Museum Drive
  Roslyn Harbor, NY 11576
  (516) 484-9337
  Admits two adults and up to four children.



Nassau County Firefighters Museum

The Nassau County Firefighters Museum and Education Center is a nearly 10,000 square foot interactive facility where individuals, families and groups can experience first-hand the proud tradition of firefighting in our communities . Visitors can also trace the history of firefighting in Nassau County with hands-on exhibits that feature antique and contemporary fire apparatus and gear.
1 David Avenue
Garden City, NY 11530
(516) 572-4177


New York Transit Museum

Founded in 1976, the New York Transit Museum is dedicated to telling and preserving the stories of mass transportation – extraordinary engineering feats, workers who labored in the tunnels over 100 years ago, communities that were drastically transformed, and the ever-evolving technology, design, and ridership of a system that runs 24 hours a day, every day of the year.
The Transit Museum is located in a decommissioned subway station at the corner of Boerum Place and Schermerhorn Street in Downtown Brooklyn and accessible by over 20 bus and subway lines. The entrance to the Museum is down two flights of stairs. A second, wheelchair-accessible entrance is located on the corner of Schermerhorn and Court Streets.
Admits two adults and up to two children.


  Old Bethpage Restoration

  A mid 19th-century colonial village comes to life at the Old Bethpage Village Restoration. Blacksmiths
  and farm workers, a general store and mill, colonial homes and churches, Civil War reenactments, and
  more than 50 pre-Civil War buildings, each with historical significance, come together to make the 209-
  acre village a must-see landmark for any family or American history buff.

  1303 Round Swamp Road (Exit 48, Long Island Expressway)
  Old Bethpage, NY
  (516) 572-8400
  Admits four visitors during normal museum hours. Not valid for complimentary of discounted admission to
  special events or programs held at Old Bethpage Village Restoration.



  Old Westbury Gardens

  Old Westbury Gardens seeks to inspire appreciation and knowledge of the best qualities exemplified in
  the American Country estate of the early 20th century through faithful preservation of its landscape and
  gardens, architecture and collections.

  71 Old Westbury Road
  Old Westbury, NY 11568
  (516) 333-0048
  Admits two adults, their children and provides free parking.




  The Vanderbilt Museum and Planetarium

  Spend a fascinating day at the Eagle’s Nest estate of William K. Vanderbilt II, heir to one of America’s
  greatest fortunes. Drive through the elegant iron gates and view the same stunning panorama of
  Northport Bay and Long Island Sound that delighted Mr. Vanderbilt when he arrived each summer.

  180 Little Neck Road
  Centerport, NY 11721
  (631) 854-5555
  The Vanderbilt pass entitles two adults and four children under eighteen to free grounds admission, exhibits and
  mansion tours, and all regularly scheduled planetarium shows.




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AGES: 9-12
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These meetings will be held at the Administration building located at 120 Second Street at 7:00 P.M.