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 hplinfo@hicksvillelibrary.org. You will be contacted within 24 hours by a staff member.

Teen

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Reading can open a Universe of Stories! Broaden your horizons with some great

reads and have the chance to win some prizes!

All ages included!

Children (3 year olds – 5th grade)

  • Register for one of two reading clubs (those who are read to and those

who read on their own) starting June 24thin the Children’s Room.

  • Receive a prize each week for completed books read list, starting July 8th.
  • Come to our closing show on Wednesday, August 21 and see the amazing David Levitan.

Teens (Entering grades six through twelve)

  • Registration begins on Monday, June 24 at 9:15 in the Children’s Room. No online registration.
  • For each five books you read to a limit of twenty-five books, you will receive a small prize.
  • The reading club will end on Saturday, September 7th.

Adults

  • Registration is ongoing online or through the Reference Desk starting June 3rd .
  • Complete the Raffle Forms for each book read through September for a chance at winning prizes donated by local companies at the closing social tea on Thursday, September 5th , at 1 p.m.
  • Optional chance to be included in the September Patron Picks newsletter by submitting a brief review by August 12th.

Upcoming Teen Events

BABYSITTING WORKSHOP

Date: Thursday, April 2nd

Time: 4:00 - 6:00 P.M.

Class Size: 30 Teens

Fee: Free

Joanne Tanck and Georgette Basso return with their ever-popular Babysitting Workshop. They will teach you the do's and don'ts of babysitting and first aid. The differences in caring for infants and young children will be discussed. Please bring a Cabbage Patch or similarly-sized doll or stuffed animal to the class. Certificates of Participation will be awarded to all participants.

BABYSITTING WORKSHOP

Date: Thursday, April 2nd

Time: 4:00 - 6:00 P.M.

Class Size: 30 Teens

Fee: Free

Joanne Tanck and Georgette Basso return with their ever-popular Babysitting Workshop. They will teach you the do's and don'ts of babysitting and first aid. The differences in caring for infants and young children will be discussed. Please bring a Cabbage Patch or similarly-sized doll or stuffed animal to the class. Certificates of Participation will be awarded to all participants.

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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

Upcoming Events

Click here for a full list of Events

Board Meeting Dates


Wednesday, March 25th - This Board meeting will be held via videoconference at 7:00 pm. Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/655481955 Meeting ID: 655 481 955
Wednesday, April 15
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.