Library Events

Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Hudson Library & Historical Society! All events are free and open to the public. Registration required where noted.

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Genealogy Databases for Beginners
2 p.m.
Genealogy Databases for Beginners
Thursday, Oct. 19, 2 p.m.Genealogy Databases
October is Family History Month! Discover the vast amount of information available through the library’s premium database collection for your genealogy research needs. This class will introduce you to non-traditional genealogy databases to help with your quest in researching your family histor...read more
Art Club: Grades 3 - 4
4:30 p.m.
 Art Club: Grades 3 - 4
Thursday, Oct. 19, 4:30 p.m.
(Thursdays, October 19 and December 21 at 4:30 p.m.)
Art Club: Grades 3 -
Calling all budding artists—come learn about artists’ styles, then try it for yourself!
 
Grades 3 – 4 will meet on October 19 and December 21 at 4:30 p.m. Registration is required. 

or call (330) 653-6658.
Enrolling in Social Security and Medicare Basics
7 p.m.
Enrolling in Social Security and Medicare Basics
Thursday, Oct. 19, 7 p.m.Enrolling in Social
Learn the basics of enrolling in Social Security and Medicare with an informational program.

or call (330) 653-6658.
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Toddler Art
9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
 Toddler Art
Friday, Oct. 20, 9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.Toddler Art
Children 16 months to 3 years and their caregivers can experiment and create using a variety of materials in this artsy storytime. Registration is required.  Please register your child for only one session, either 9:30, 10:30 or 11:30 a.m. 

Drawing for Adult Beginners
10 a.m.
 Drawing for Adult Beginners
Friday, Oct. 20, 10 a.m.Drawing for Adult Be
Always wanted to try your hand at drawing but not sure where to begin?  Join local artist Martin Siegel for a beginning drawing workshop on figure drawing.  Participants will get a hands-on session drawing fi...read more
Toddler Art
10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
 Toddler Art
Friday, Oct. 20, 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.Toddler Art
Children 16 months to 3 years and their caregivers can experiment and create using a variety of materials in this artsy storytime. Registration is required.  Please register your child for only one session, either 9:30, 10:30 or 11:30 a.m. 
Toddler Art
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
 Toddler Art
Friday, Oct. 20, 11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.Toddler Art
Children 16 months to 3 years and their caregivers can experiment and create using a variety of materials in this artsy storytime. Registration is required.  Please register your child for only one session, either 9:30, 10:30 or 11:30 a.m. 
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Family Drop-In Story Time
10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
 Family Drop-In Story Time
Saturday, Oct. 21, 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.Family Drop-In Story
Families are invited to drop-in and enjoy songs, stories, rhymes and more!
Geared towards children ages 2 to 5 with a caregiver, though all ages are welcomed to attend. 
No registration is required.
Hudson Conservatory of Ballet
2:00 - 3:00 pm
 Hudson Conservatory of Ballet
Saturday, Oct. 21, 2:00 - 3:00 pmHudson Conservatory
Children can hear the story of The Nutcracker, do a craft and get an intro dance class with demos from the Nutcracker Suite cast.
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How to Write Great College Admissions Essay
1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
How to Write Great College Admissions Essay
Sunday, Oct. 22, 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.How to Write Great C
Teens often write average college essays—essays about “life lessons learned from football” or “how my trip to Europe broadened my cultural horizons.”  Better tales are there for the writing.  The College Review will show what admissions officers really look fo...read more
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Got an Interest in Pinterest?
2 p.m.
 Got an Interest in Pinterest?
Monday, Oct. 23, 2 p.m.Got an Interest in P
Learn about Pinterest, a simple, online way to organize images, projects, ideas and all of your favorite things.  Learn the basics of using this virtual pinboard photo-sharing website.

Pinterest is a social networking website that connects people through the sharing of their interest...read more

or call (330) 653-6658.
Spooky Hudson Walking Tour
6 p.m.
 Spooky Hudson Walking Tour
Monday, Oct. 23, 6 p.m.Spooky Hudson Walkin
Seek out the legends, folk tales and ghost stories of Hudson’s dearly departed, just in time for Halloween.

Spooky Fun Stories with Tom Lee
6:30 -7:30 pm
 Spooky Fun Stories with Tom Lee
Monday, Oct. 23, 6:30 -7:30 pmSpooky Fun Stories w
Families can have some thrills, chills and laughs with storyteller Tom Lee as he presents a spooky selection of traditional folktales, myths and legends. Fun for all ages! Registration is required - please register everyone attending.

or call (330) 653-6658.
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Art Crew
4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
 Art Crew
Tuesday, Oct. 24, 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.Art Crew
Young artists are invited to discover and try new art styles!

We will learn all about and create our own totem poles on Tuesday, October 24 @ 4:30 p.m.
Grad...read more

or call (330) 653-6658.
Quickbooks Workshop Part I
6:30 pm
 Quickbooks Workshop Part I
Tuesday, Oct. 24, 6:30 pmQuickbooks Workshop
register

Terri Brunsdon, CPA, MT, JD, will explain tips & techniques for using the latest version of Qui...read more
Family History Scan Day
9-4 p.m.
 Family History Scan Day
Tuesday, Oct. 24, 9-4 p.m.Family History Scan
In celebration of Family History Month, stop by our Digital Family History center and get started to preserving your family memories! We can help you convert slides, negatives, VHS tapes, vinyl records, cassette tapes and photos to digital format. Appointments are required. 
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30 Ways to Grow Your Email List
10 am
30 Ways to Grow Your Email List
Wednesday, Oct. 25, 10 am 30 Ways to Grow You
register
Please note that the order of this four-part workshop series has changed: "30 Ways to Grow Your Email List" has been moved from October 18 to O...read more
Day of the Dead Collage
4:30 p.m.
 Day of the Dead Collage
Wednesday, Oct. 25, 4:30 p.m.Day of the Dead Coll
Join Center for Arts-Inspired Learning teaching artist, Mark Yasenchack, for an
arts-integrated workshop that inspires kids to translate personal beliefs and ideas into representative symbols inspired by the iconic image for Day of the Dead, José Guadalupe Posada's La Calavera Ca...read more

or call (330) 653-6658.
Spooky Hudson Walking Tour
6 p.m.
 Spooky Hudson Walking Tour
Wednesday, Oct. 25, 6 p.m.Spooky Hudson Walkin
Seek out the legends, folk tales and ghost stories of Hudson’s dearly departed, just in time for Halloween.

or call (330) 653-6658.
Quickbooks Workshop Part II
6:30 pm
 Quickbooks Workshop Part II
Wednesday, Oct. 25, 6:30 pmQuickbooks Workshop
register
Terri Brunsdon, CPA, MT, JD, will explain tips & techniques for using the latest version of QuickBoo...read more
Hudson Writers: Writing Critique Group
7 p.m.
Hudson Writers: Writing Critique Group
Wednesday, Oct. 25, 7 p.m.Hudson Writers: Writ
Do you like to write? Are you looking for a group of fellow writers with whom to share your work and writing goals? Join Hudson Writers, a writing critique group that meets monthly at the library in Brewster Café. Whether you ...read more
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3D Printing Household Objects
2 p.m.
 3D Printing Household Objects
Thursday, Oct. 26, 2 p.m.3D Printing Househol
Curious to see how you can use 3D printed objects at home? Design your own useful household object while learning the basics of 3D printing and design on our Makergear M2 3D printer. Prerequisites: Strong mouse and keyboard skills.

or call (330) 653-6658.
Merchants of Hudson Trick or Treat
4:00 - 6:00 pm
Merchants of Hudson Trick or Treat
Thursday, Oct. 26, 4:00 - 6:00 pmMerchants of Hudson
Visit the library during the Merchants of Hudson Trick or Treat! The Children’s Librarians will dress up and pass out sweet treats to costumed youngsters. No Registration Required. Call 330-906-0642 or visit read more
Spooky Hudson Walking Tour for Kids!
6 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Spooky Hudson Walking Tour for Kids!
Thursday, Oct. 26, 6 p.m. - 7 p.m.Spooky Hudson Walkin

Seek out the legends, folk tales and ghost stories of Hudson’s dearly departed just in time for Halloween! The tour will be held on Thursday, October 26 at 6 p.m. Grades 4 – 6. Registration is required.
 
All walking tours are weather-dependent a...read more
WordStage Literary Concerts presents Poe & Fiends
7 p.m.
WordStage Literary Concerts presents Poe & Fiends
Thursday, Oct. 26, 7 p.m.WordStage Literary C
Enjoy a unique evening of entertainment as WordStage Literary Concerts ...read more
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Drop In Craft Pete the Cat
9 am - 4 pm
 Drop In Craft Pete the Cat
Friday, Oct. 27, 9 am - 4 pmDrop In Craft Pete t
All ages are welcome to come to the children's room for an all day craft and make a groovy Pete the Cat puppet!
3D Animation for Teens
10:00 am-12:00 pm
 3D Animation for Teens
Friday, Oct. 27, 10:00 am-12:00 pm3D Animation for Tee
 Art and technology come to life with Carnegie Mellon’s free 3D programming environment Alice. Teens in grades 6-12 learn how to make their own animated creations. This program is presented by Gigalearn, LLC.  
 
Registration is required and space is limited.  
The Magic of Rick Smith Jr.
2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
 The Magic of Rick Smith Jr.
Friday, Oct. 27, 2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.The Magic of Rick Sm
Swing by the library on your day off of school to see the Internationally Recognized Magician Rick Smith Jr. This Cleveland Magician is the Guinness Book of World Record holder for card throwing and will demonstrated his amazing talents and much more! 
 
Registration is requ...read more

or call (330) 653-6658.
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Pokemon League
10:00 - Noon
 Pokemon League
Saturday, Oct. 28, 10:00 - Noon
(Saturdays: Aug. 26, Sept. 30, Oct. 28, Nov. 25 & Dec. 30)
Pokemon League
Calling all Pokémon Trainers! Bring your Pokémon cards or Nintendo DS to the library one Saturday a month to trade cards, battle your Pokémon and enjoy two hours with other Pokémon trainers.

For trainers ages 5 and up
No registration required.
Haunted Gingerbread Houses
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
 Haunted Gingerbread Houses
Saturday, Oct. 28, 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.Haunted Gingerbread
Sweet and Spooky Haunted Gingerbread Houses!  Bring your family on to this fun and festive program to build your own haunted gingerbread house. This program has 2 sessions. Please choose either 2:00 p.m. or 3:30 p.m. One gingerbread house per family.  Each family will be required t...read more

or call (330) 653-6658.
Haunted Gingerbread Houses
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
 Haunted Gingerbread Houses
Saturday, Oct. 28, 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.Haunted Gingerbread
Sweet and Spooky Haunted Gingerbread Houses!  Bring your family on to this fun and festive program to build your own haunted gingerbread house. This program has 2 sessions. Please choose either 2:00 p.m. or 3:30 p.m. One gingerbread house per family.  Each family will be required t...read more
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Addressing the Nation’s Opioid Crisis
1 p.m.
Addressing the Nation’s Opioid Crisis
Sunday, Oct. 29, 1 p.m.Addressing the Natio
SORRY, THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELED.
Distinguished speaker United States Congresswoman Katherine Clark (D-MA 5th District) will conclude the library's educational series on the opioid epidemic. Congresswoman Clark will share her efforts to address t...read more
Escape the Room!
1:00 p.m.
 Escape the Room!
Sunday, Oct. 29, 1:00 p.m.Escape the Room!
Teens, bring some clever friends and work together at a special Halloween Escape the Room. Teams of four will test their cunning and compete for the fastest time. Teams can enjoy some treats and a movie while they wait.
Registration is required. 
Grades 6-12

or call (330) 653-6658.
OPUS 216
3 p.m.
 OPUS 216
Sunday, Oct. 29, 3 p.m.OPUS 216
At the special concert time of 3 p.m., dynamic string ensemble OPUS 216 will take you on a musical journey featuring American composers from the 20th century. Enjoy works from familiar and lesser-known composers including Scott Joplin, Terry Riley, George Gershwin and Stevie Wonder performed by viol...read more
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Totally Threes
9:30 a.m. - 9:55 a.m.
 Totally Threes
Monday, Oct. 30, 9:30 a.m. - 9:55 a.m.Totally Threes
Stories and fun for threes and their caregivers.
Registration is required. 

or call (330) 653-6658.
Family Drop-In Story Time
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
 Family Drop-In Story Time
Monday, Oct. 30, 10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.Family Drop-In Story
Families are invited to drop-in and enjoy songs, stories, rhymes and more!
Geared towards children ages 2 to 5 with a caregiver, though all ages are welcomed to attend. 
No registration is required.
Babytime
11:00 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.
 Babytime
Monday, Oct. 30, 11:00 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.Babytime
For babies ages 6-24 months with a caregiver.
Enjoy simple stories, rhymes and songs.

or call (330) 653-6658.
My Time for Fours and Fives
1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
 My Time for Fours and Fives
Monday, Oct. 30, 1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.My Time for Fours an
Stories and more for children ages 4-5 years.
Parents must stay in the Library during this Story Time.
Registration is required.

or call (330) 653-6658.
International Games Week - Super Smash Bros.Tournament
4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
International Games Week - Super Smash Bros.Tournament
Monday, Oct. 30, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.International Games
Compete in an epic Smash Brothers Brawl on the Wii U, tournament style. Winners will receive a gift card.
For teens grades 6 -1 2
Registration is required. 

Visit the teen desk for official rules 
 
Part of International Games Week.

or call (330) 653-6658.
Something Wicked: Shakespeare’s Sinister Scenes
7 p.m.
Something Wicked: Shakespeare’s Sinister Scenes
Monday, Oct. 30, 7 p.m.Something Wicked: Sh
Celebrate Halloween with Ohio Shakespeare Festival as they present a performance of the Bard's most wicked scenes  Join three Ohio Shakespeare Festival resident company members, Tess Burgler, Joe Pine and Ryan Zarecki, as they perform a sixty-minute staged reading of Shakespeare’...read more

or call (330) 653-6658.
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My Time for Fours and Fives
9:30 a.m. - 9:55 a.m.
 My Time for Fours and Fives
Tuesday, Oct. 31, 9:30 a.m. - 9:55 a.m.My Time for Fours an
Stories and more for children ages 4-5 years.
Parents must stay in the Library during this Story Time.
Registration is required.

or call (330) 653-6658.
Tales for Twos
10:15 a.m. - 10:35 a.m.
 Tales for Twos
Tuesday, Oct. 31, 10:15 a.m. - 10:35 a.m.Tales for Twos
Children age 2 with a caregiver.
We’ll have stories, songs, rhymes and more!
Registration is required

or call (330) 653-6658.
Babytime
11:00 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.
 Babytime
Tuesday, Oct. 31, 11:00 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.Babytime
For babies ages 6-24 months with a caregiver.
Enjoy simple stories, rhymes and songs.

or call (330) 653-6658.
Family Drop-In Story Time
1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
 Family Drop-In Story Time
Tuesday, Oct. 31, 1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.Family Drop-In Story
Families are invited to drop-in and enjoy songs, stories, rhymes and more!
Geared towards children ages 2 to 5 with a caregiver, though all ages are welcomed to attend. 
No registration is required.
International Games Week - Card Games
3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
International Games Week - Card Games
Tuesday, Oct. 31, 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.International Games
Drop by between 3 & 6 to try your hand some classic card games. 
Part of International Games Week. 
    
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