At The Hillside Library


ParkvillePrograms And Events

Memoir Writing Workshop
Monday, Aug. 15 at 2 to 4 p.m. Join the library for a creative writing experience, and whether you choose pen and ink or Word, bring your story to life. Instructor Joanne Bergbom will guide you through the process of putting words and thoughts to paper that will form your life’s narrative. Bring a notebook or pad and pen; if you wish to bring a laptop (and flash drive) you can use it in the AP Room. Must be pre-registered.

Career Connections Reboot Camp
Tuesday, August 16 and Thursday, Aug. 18. Appointment times are: 10:30 a.m., 11:15 a.m., 1:15 p.m. and 2 p.m. Email to schedule an appointment. This free service is open to all, but is directed to those actively engaged in a job search. Bring current resume(s) to appointment.

Book Discussion: Page Turners
Wednesday, Aug. 17 at 1 and 7 p.m. Celebrate the Rio Summer Olympics. The book being discussed is Private Games by James Patterson and Mark Sullivan. Private, the world’s most renowned investigation firm, has been commissioned to provide security for the 2012 Olympic Games in London. Its agents are the smartest and most technologically advanced in the world, and 400 of them have been transferred to London to protect the competitors who represent more than 200 countries. The opening ceremony is still hours away when private investigator and single father of twins, Nigel Steele, is called to the scene of a ruthless murder.

Stepping On: A Fall Prevention Program Sponsored by the North Shore-LIJ Health System
Wednesdays, Aug. 17 and 24, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Stepping On is an evidence-based fall prevention program designed to help older adults reduce their risk of falling. Stepping On consists of 7 weekly sessions combining exercise and discussion with community health professionals. Experts include physical therapists, vision experts and pharmacists. Must be pre-registered.

Brain Training for Everyone
Thursday, Aug. 18 at 2 p.m. Newsday crossword editor Stan Newman hosts this 90-minute program, introducing you to numerous techniques of “mental calisthenics” that don’t involve puzzle-solving. Join us for a “tune up” session that will help get your brain recharged.

You may register for programs at You need to have your library barcode number for registration. The library subscribes to several museum passes for the enjoyment and entertainment of our patrons, holders of Hillside Library cards in good standing.
The library is at 155 Lakeville Rd. Call 516-355-7850.

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Joe Scotchie is the editor of both The Roslyn News and New Hyde Park Illustrated News. In 2009, he won a New York State Press Association (NYPA) award for a sports feature. Joseph Scotchie’s past publications include biographies of Thomas Wolfe and Richard Weaver and a comprehensive history of the city of Asheville, North Carolina.

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