The library is at 169 Jerusalem Ave., Hicksville. Call 516-931-1417 or visit www.hicksvillelibrary.org.
Cake Decorating Sign-Up
Online registration is open for a Summertime Cake Decorating class in which participants will create a beautiful single-layer daisy cake with fondant cut-outs. Two programs will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 16 at 1 p.m. and at 7:15 p.m. Limit: 23 adults for each class.
Zucchini Cakes Sign-Up
Currently, Hicksville residents can register online for this program slated for Tuesday, Aug. 2 at 1 p.m. Work in small groups to make and enjoy this healthy treat. No fee. Limit: 24 adults.
Wednesday, July 20
At 1 p.m., Hiroko and Gerard Senese, directors of Community Outreach programs for the Japan Center at Stony Brook University, present “Ikebana”—Japanese flower arrangements, illustrating the different styles, concepts and principles behind the arrangements. One lucky attendee will win one of the flower arrangements made during the program. No registration required.
The Library Board of Trustees meeting will be held at 7 p.m. at the Administration Building located at 120 Second St. The public is invited.
Thursday, July 21
Join the library at 6:30 p.m. for a free poetry reading where the community joins together to hear the spoken word. This event will feature poetry readers followed by an open mic session. No registration required.
Saturday, July 23
The six-hour AARP Smart Driver safety class begins at 9:30 a.m. and can result in point and/or insurance reduction. Registration is ongoing at the Reference Desk. Payment must be made in person at the time of registration. Fee is $20 for regular members, $25 for non-members. Make your check or money order payable to AARP.
Monday, July 25
Book to Film
At noon, join a discussion on the novel, Brooklyn, and how it is brought to life on the big screen. Refreshments will be served. Open to all.
You’ve discussed the book, now watch Brooklyn at 1:30 p.m. Rated PG-13, 112 minutes. An Irish immigrant (Saoirse Ronan) in 1950s New York falls for a tough Italian plumber (Emory Cohen), but faces temptation from another man (Domhnall Gleeson) when she returns to her homeland for a visit.
Tuesday, July 26
Register online for this free program at 4 p.m. for children entering grades K-5. John Busto will discuss the art of karate and perform a demonstration as part of Councilwoman Rebecca Alesia’s fifth annual Summer Reading Program.
Register at the Reference Desk for this two-part class that begins at 6:30 p.m. Learn to create, edit, save, and print documents. You will also learn to cut and paste, formatting text, spacing, margins, headers, pictures, and tables. This class will also be held on Thursday, July 28.