At Home Movie Kits

At Home Movie kits are now available for curbside pickup only. For more information and/or to check on availability of the kits, please call the library at (708) 449-7510.

Young Adult Subscription Boxes

Teens, share your personal story & win a prize!

Teen Health & Wellness has been updated to include  coronavirus information; these updates will continue as the situation unfolds. 
To stay connected during COVID-19,  Teen Health & Wellness is inviting teens to share their voices through their Personal Story Project . This tool allows teens to share and publish their experiences, and to find strength and hope in one another’s stories. Sharing challenges that have been confronted and overcome is more than empowering; it’s a way to say, ” You are not alone



Forgot your library card number?

Did you forget your library card number? Learn how you can have it sent to your email and get other questions answered by visiting: https://swanlibraries.net/

UPDATE: Watch movies on Kanopy

As a Hillside Library patron, you are given 10 credits per month to use toward movie streaming. Kanopy has made a list available of movies that are credit-free. This means that if you watch movies on this list, your credits will not be charged. Click on the link for a complete list of credit-free movies.
https://www.kanopy.com/category/48060

UPDATED as of March 26, 2020: The Kanopy Kids collection is currently credit-free until April 15th. Credits will not be charged when accessing this collection.

Count Us In!

The Village of Hillside will be having an information and resource session about the upcoming U.S. Census on February 22, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.  For more information, click on the link below.

Village of Hillside Count Us In

Get Free Tax Prep Help

Triton College will be offering free tax preparation help every Wednesday until April 8, 2020 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Proviso Township – Town Hall. To make an appointment, please call Triton College at (708) 456-0300 ext. 3895, Monday – Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and Friday 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Please do NOT leave a message if there is no answer.

Drop-In Coloring/Craft for Adults

The U.S. Census is hiring!

You can help your community! Apply for one of thousands of temporary #2020CensusJobs. Census results determine the number of seats each state has in the U.S. House of Representatives as well as how funds are spent on roads, schools and hospitals. Apply online at 2020census.gov/jobs.

Health

Consumer Health Complete
This full-text database covers topics such as aging, cancer, diabetes, drugs & alcohol, fitness, nutrition & dietetics, children’s health, men & women’s health, etc.

MEDLINE
MEDLINE provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Created by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE uses MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) indexing with tree, tree hierarchy, subheadings and explosion capabilities to search citations from over 5,400 current biomedical journals.

Science Reference Center
A comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full text science-oriented content.  It also contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and other sources.  Some of the topics covered include biology, chemistry, health and medicine, history of science, scientists, technology, wildlife and much more.

Teen Health & Wellness
Teen Health & Wellness provides middle and high school students with nonjudgmental, straightforward, curricular and self-help support, aligned to state, national, and provincial standards. Topics include diseases, drugs and alcohol, nutrition, mental health, suicide and bullying, green living, LGBTQ issues, and more. To access this database you will need to sign in with your Hillside Library card.