"The grant is the 2019 Union County Library Grant for Children’s Programming and Materials. It is to be used for library programs, equipment and/or materials for school age residents. All public libraries in Union County had the opportunity to apply for this grant."


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"We will be using this grant to enhance our Fall programming, replenish arts and crafts supplies and purchase equipment. Since residents have asked for more programs geared toward toddlers and older teens, we’ve included Communi-Play for Babies and Toddlers as well as S.A.T. Prep for High School Juniors and Seniors. Other upcoming programs supported by this grant include: Youth Zumba for ages 6-13 years old, Paint Parties (which are paint on canvas instruction programs) for grades 2-7, our annual Quiet Costume Party just in time for Halloween, and an exciting theater performance by the Bright Star Children’s Touring Theater group of their production Holidays Around the World on December 16 at 6 pm."  Kassundra Miller- Library Director

Some of the programs that's offered by the Hillside Public Library is Our regular youth programs including Saturday Chess, Martial Arts, Toddler Story Time, Crafty Day, Read to an Animal (formerly Read to a Dog), a program that has expanded to incorporate other therapy animals, as well as afterschool movie showings, and other themed programs.