Latest Statement Regarding Library Closure

Printer-friendly versionPrinter-friendly version

To assist in preventative measures of the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19), the Hicksville Library will be closed from Monday, March 16th until further notice in accordance with NYS guidelines.. All Library programming through Tuesday, May31st has been either cancelled or postponed. Museum passes are suspended until further notice. These dates are subject to change. Please check our website, Facebook page, or phone message prior to visiting the Library.

Our number one priority is the safety of our patrons. At this time there are no reported cases of Coronavirus at the Hicksville Library. We are proactively taking this step as a precautionary measure to ensure the welfare and safety of each member of our community, particularly those most vulnerable. We will continue to monitor all new information released on the Coronavirus and will adhere to the recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the World Health Organization (WHO), both local and federal government agencies, and health officials.

No fines or late fees will incur on materials that are due within the duration of the closure. Any library card that expires prior to May 1st will automatically be renewed until May 1, 2020.

We understand that there is difficulty in this time of isolation and we are anxious to reopen our doors. In the meantime, we invite you to use our online resources from the comfort and safety of your home with the use of your library card. Please feel free to contact us for more information. 

Call 931-1417 ext.111 for general information, ext. 124 for Reference, ext. 112 for Children’s, ext. for 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.

·      Gale Courses offers a wide range of highly interactive, instructor led courses that you can take entirely online.   As a library card holder in good standing, you are entitled to these courses at no cost. Courses run for six weeks and new sessions begin every month.

·      eBooks and audiobooks are available through the Nassau Digital Doorway at nassau.overdrive.com Their new, easy-to-use app, Libby, is available for download in the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store. 

·      Kanopy is an online video streaming platform with over 30,000 movies. This includes documentaries, indie, and foreign films from over hundreds of producers including The Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, Kino Lorber, PBS, and thousands of independent filmmakers. Download the app or visit hicksville.kanopy.com to sign up with your valid Hicksville Public Library card.

·      RB Digital is the world's largest library newsstand, curating custom collections from thousands of magazines from North American and global publishers (in multiple languages and genres), libraries offer patrons full-color, digital editions for desktop and mobile streaming and mobile-app download.

·      Tutor.com offers one-on-one help for students and professionals.

·      Reference Databases – We offer a variety of databases to assist you in finding information on numerous topics including Health & Medicine, Encyclopedias, Science, Business & Finance, and much more. 

Elizabeth Goldfrank
Library Director

 

 

Mon, Apr 19, 2021 Virtual Tai Chi at 9:30 AM

Mondays, March 1 through April 26th.

Tai Chi is a moving meditation, a flowing dance, a system of self-healing and self-defense. Practicing this ancient Chinese art form regularly brings

Mon, Apr 19, 2021 Virtual Tai Chi at 9:30 AM

Mondays, March 1 through April 26th.

Tai Chi is a moving meditation, a flowing dance, a system of self-healing and self-defense. Practicing this ancient Chinese art form regularly brings

Mon, Apr 19, 2021 Virtual Dance Fitness at 6:00 PM

Class Dates: Mondays, April 5 - May 24 at 6:00 p.m.

Join Stefanie Perretta for a dance fitness class. Dance fitness is an hour of high intensity, entertaining and fun cardio that

Mon, Apr 19, 2021 Virtual Dance Fitness at 6:00 PM

Class Dates: Mondays, April 5 - May 24 at 6:00 p.m.

Join Stefanie Perretta for a dance fitness class. Dance fitness is an hour of high intensity, entertaining and fun cardio that

Tue, Apr 20, 2021 Virtual Yoga at 5:30 PM

Join Joe for virtual yoga class on Tuesdays from April 6 through June 29 at 5:30 p.m.

Register in advance for this meeting:

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

Tue, Apr 20, 2021 Virtual Yoga at 5:30 PM

Join Joe for virtual yoga class on Tuesdays from April 6 through June 29 at 5:30 p.m.

Register in advance for this meeting:

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

Wed, Apr 21, 2021 Virtual Meditation at 3:00 PM

Join Linda Cafiero for a relaxing evening of self-discovery. Escape inward to the center of your being and discover the peaceful oasis that lies within. Through the exploration of various

Wed, Apr 21, 2021 Virtual Meditation at 3:00 PM

Join Linda Cafiero for a relaxing evening of self-discovery. Escape inward to the center of your being and discover the peaceful oasis that lies within. Through the exploration of various

Wed, Apr 21, 2021 Virtual Board Meeting at 7:00 PM

Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81576323757?pwd=c0Y2Ni9FeUgvWmc4b2RtbmlMTm1mZz09

Meeting ID: 815 7632 3757
Passcode: 102506
One tap mobile
+19292056099,,

Wed, Apr 21, 2021 Virtual Board Meeting at 7:00 PM

Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81576323757?pwd=c0Y2Ni9FeUgvWmc4b2RtbmlMTm1mZz09

Meeting ID: 815 7632 3757
Passcode: 102506
One tap mobile
+19292056099,,

Thu, Apr 22, 2021 Virtual Simply Stronger at 11:00 AM

April 1 - June 24 at 11:00 A.M.
No classes on April 29, June 3 & June 17

This is a virtual version of Mindy Vasta's Simply Stronger low impact strength training classes through

Thu, Apr 22, 2021 Virtual Simply Stronger at 11:00 AM

April 1 - June 24 at 11:00 A.M.
No classes on April 29, June 3 & June 17

This is a virtual version of Mindy Vasta's Simply Stronger low impact strength training classes through

Thu, Apr 22, 2021 Virtual Minecraft Mania at 6:15 PM

Get ready! Get set!

It's MINECRAFT MANIA!

Children who already have Minecraft accounts can join together to work in teams to build and play. If you are unfamiliar and

need a

Thu, Apr 22, 2021 Virtual Minecraft Mania at 6:15 PM

Get ready! Get set!

It's MINECRAFT MANIA!

Children who already have Minecraft accounts can join together to work in teams to build and play. If you are unfamiliar and

need a

Sat, Apr 24, 2021 Virtual Barre Fitness at 9:30 AM

Barre Fitness with Stefanie Perretta
Saturdays, April 3 through May 29 at 9:30 a.m.

Barre fitness Is a full body workout inspired by elements of ballet, yoga and Pilates that focuses

Sat, Apr 24, 2021 Virtual Barre Fitness at 9:30 AM

Barre Fitness with Stefanie Perretta
Saturdays, April 3 through May 29 at 9:30 a.m.

Barre fitness Is a full body workout inspired by elements of ballet, yoga and Pilates that focuses

Mon, Apr 26, 2021 Virtual Tai Chi at 9:30 AM

Mondays, March 1 through April 26th.

Tai Chi is a moving meditation, a flowing dance, a system of self-healing and self-defense. Practicing this ancient Chinese art form regularly brings

Mon, Apr 26, 2021 Virtual Tai Chi at 9:30 AM

Mondays, March 1 through April 26th.

Tai Chi is a moving meditation, a flowing dance, a system of self-healing and self-defense. Practicing this ancient Chinese art form regularly brings

Mon, Apr 26, 2021 Virtual Dance Fitness at 6:00 PM

Class Dates: Mondays, April 5 - May 24 at 6:00 p.m.

Join Stefanie Perretta for a dance fitness class. Dance fitness is an hour of high intensity, entertaining and fun cardio that

Mon, Apr 26, 2021 Virtual Dance Fitness at 6:00 PM

Class Dates: Mondays, April 5 - May 24 at 6:00 p.m.

Join Stefanie Perretta for a dance fitness class. Dance fitness is an hour of high intensity, entertaining and fun cardio that

Upcoming Events

Click here for a full list of Events

Board Meeting Dates


The April board meeting will be held virtually on Wednesday, April 21 at 7:00 P.M.
A Budget Hearing is scheduled virtually on Wednesday, May 5 at 7:00 P.M.
The May board meeting will be held virtually on Wednesday, May 19 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)