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.

Did you miss a program? Check out our past event podcasts and videos.

 Limit by event type:
F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
VIRTUAL: An Evening
Thursday, Jan. 7, 7 p.m.
The Hudson Library & Historical Society will host a live virtual streaming event for all ages with every kid's favorite science educator, Bill Nye. Nye will discuss his latest book, an everything-you-need-to-know-about-science book that features a full range of subjects, from chemistry to astronomy to global warming, and includes experiments to do at home. 

Registration with an email address is required to receive the Zoom link closer to the program date. Please register once per family.
Virtual Storytime fo
Tuesday, Dec. 1, 10:30 a.m.
This storytime is for everyone! Have a curious preschooler? Children all different ages? This storytime is for all of them! Bring the whole family for stories, songs, and a bunch of fun. This is our Fall 12-Week Session that runs from September 14th - December 3rd. All of our Fall storytimes will be held virtually via Zoom. 

This is not a drop-in storytime - you must register your child.

Registration is required for this storytime and a valid email is required at time of registration. Please register for only one weekly storytime per child. Participants will receive an email of their Zoom invitation the day before the storytime. This storytime will not be recorded.  


If you have any questions about this event you can contact the childrens desk at (330) 653-6658 x1020 or email us at mail.child@hudson.lib.oh.us.
Virtual Afternoon Ad
Tuesday, Dec. 1, 4:30 - 5:15 p.m.
Children in Kindergarten to 3rd grade are invited to a monthly exploration of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math. We'll meet on Zoom, share a story or two then end with an craft. Parents will be contacted via email when the programming bags are ready. 
 
Virtual Homework Con
Tuesday, Dec. 1, 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

 

Homework getting you down? Need some help?

Then sign up for this free tutoring program for middle school and high school students.

Registration is required each session to receive the Zoom link.
It will not take place on days that there is no school.

Virtual Storytime fo
Wednesday, Dec. 2, 10:30 a.m.
This storytime is for everyone! Have a curious preschooler? Children all different ages? This storytime is for all of them! Bring the whole family for stories, songs, and a bunch of fun. This is our Fall 12-Week Session that runs from September 14th - December 3rd. All of our Fall storytimes will be held virtually via Zoom. 

This is not a drop-in storytime - you must register your child.

Registration is required for this storytime and a valid email is required at time of registration. Please register for only one weekly storytime per child. Participants will receive an email of their Zoom invitation the day before the storytime. This storytime will not be recorded.  


If you have any questions about this event you can contact the childrens desk at (330) 653-6658 x1020 or email us at mail.child@hudson.lib.oh.us.
VIRTUAL: An Evening
Wednesday, Dec. 2, 7 p.m.
The Hudson Library & Historical Society will host a live virtual streaming event with historian David S. Brown, author of The Last American Aristocrat: The Brilliant Life and Improbable Education of Henry Adams. Brown will discuss his revelatory biography of Adams, who is considered a literary icon and one of America’s most prominent writers and intellectuals of his era. The Last American Aristocrat presents intimate and insightful details of a fascinating and unusual American life and a new window on nineteenth century United States history.
Virtual Storytime fo
Thursday, Dec. 3, 10:30 a.m.
This storytime is for everyone! Have a curious preschooler? Children all different ages? This storytime is for all of them! Bring the whole family for stories, songs, and a bunch of fun. This is our Fall 12-Week Session that runs from September 14th - December 3rd. All of our Fall storytimes will be held virtually via Zoom. 

This is not a drop-in storytime - you must register your child.

Registration is required for this storytime and a valid email is required at time of registration. Please register for only one weekly storytime per child. Participants will receive an email of their Zoom invitation the day before the storytime. This storytime will not be recorded.  


If you have any questions about this event you can contact the childrens desk at (330) 653-6658 x1020 or email us at mail.child@hudson.lib.oh.us.
Virtual Dungeons and
Thursday, Dec. 3, 6:00 p.m.
Join us for a Dungeons and Dragons campaign that's easy for players to jump into at any point! We'll be playing over Discord and using DnDBeyond -- if you want to have a character made before this session use this link. For grades 6 and up. 
Virtual STEAM Storyt
Friday, Dec. 4, 11:00 a.m.
Children ages 2 - 5 and a caregiver are invited to join us for STEAM Storytime: Winter Solstice. We'll share a story, some discussion, and explore this annual astronomical event and some of its traditions. This will be held as a live event via Zoom. Registration is required. 

Please be certain to include a valid email address for this registration. Closer to the program date, you will receive an email with the invitation link to attend this Zoom program.
 
Virtual Teen Library
Saturday, Dec. 5, 10:00 a.m. (Saturdays, November 7th, December 3rd, February 6th, March 6th, April 3rd, May 1st)
Teens age 11-18 can join us virtually to discuss teen programs and teen life in the library. This is an opportunity for teens to get involved in at the library and in their community. We plan library events together, teens can volunteer at childrens events and our Teen Library Council even chooses books to order for our teen collection. 

Registration is required for this program and a valid email is required at time of registration.  Participants will receive an email of their Zoom invitation the day before the program. This program will not be recorded.  

If you have any questions about this event you can contact the childrens desk at (330) 653-6658 x1020 or email us at mail.child@hudson.lib.oh.us.
VIRTUAL: Research Da
Monday, Dec. 7, 10 a.m.
Learn to use free library databases to find valuable company, industry and financial information for your small business or job seeking activities. During this virtual hands-on demonstration, participants will learn how to use Business Insights: Essentials, Business Source Premiere, First Research, Hoover’s and Reference USA. With these five databases, you will be able to analyze local and national industry trends, locate full-text news and articles from trade journals, identify relevant SWOT reports and generate key contact lists for marketing, networking or sales activities.  
Virtual Homework Con
Monday, Dec. 7, 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Homework getting you down? Need some help?

Then sign up for this free tutoring program, for middle school and high school students.

Registration is required each session to receive the Zoom link.
It will not take place on days that there is no school.
 

Virtual Slime Societ
Tuesday, Dec. 8, 4:30 p.m.
Ready for some slime time? Children in grades 3-6 are welcome to join us as we make a different slime each month. This virtual program requires participants to pick up supplies from the library.  You will be notified closer to the program date about instructions for picking up your slime program bag. 
Registration is required for this program and a valid email is required at time of registration.  Participants will receive an email of their Zoom invitation the day before the program. This program will not be recorded.  
If you have any questions about this event you can contact the childrens desk at (330) 653-6658 x1020 or email us at mail.child@hudson.lib.oh.us.
Virtual Chapter Chat
Tuesday, Dec. 8, 6:30 p.m. (Tuesdays, November 10th and 24th, December 8th and 22nd)
Kids ages 7-10 are invited to join this chapter book program, Chapter Chatter. In this four-part series, we will get together on Zoom to relax and listen to a chapter book read by Miss Beth (with brief discussion before and after each session). Our next book will be Good Dog, McTavish, by Meg Rosoff. Each session will last approximately 35-40 minutes. 

Participants do not need to read or prepare in advance. Participants only need to register ONCE for this series. Reminders will be sent in advance of each of the four sessions, including the Zoom invitation for each session. Please be sure to include your email address upon registration.

These Zoom gatherings will take place bi-weekly on the following four Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m.:

Tuesday, November 10th at 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday, November 24th at 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday, December 8th at 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday, December 22nd at 6:30 p.m.
 
Virtual Homework Con
Tuesday, Dec. 8, 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

 

Homework getting you down? Need some help?

Then sign up for this free tutoring program for middle school and high school students.

Registration is required each session to receive the Zoom link.
It will not take place on days that there is no school.

Virtual Evening Fami
Wednesday, Dec. 9, 7:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Families are invited to join us for a live and interactive evening family storytime on Zoom! We will share stories and rhymes before bedtime. Jammies and stuffies are not required but are definitely encouraged! This storytime is geared toward children ages 2-5, but all are welcome.

Storytime will meet on Zoom on the second and fourth Wednesday evenings of each month, and registration is required separately for each session. Join us as often as you are able!

Virtual Coding Club
Thursday, Dec. 10, 4:30 p.m. (Thursday, November 10 & 17, 4:30 p.m.)
Create snapchat and image filters and make your own memes! Learn all that and more that you can do with coding with Vidcode. For grades 6 and up. Will require being able to be on Zoom and the Vidcode page on a web browser at the same time. 
Virtual Lego Club (G
Thursday, Dec. 10, 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Lego enthusiasts in grades 1-5 are invited to join our new virtual Lego Club for the first session, on Thursday September 10 at 4:30 p.m.! 

Each month we will meet on Zoom to talk about Legos, share what we’ve been working on, catch up on Lego news, and of course build some Lego creations! Any type of plastic bricks will work (Legos or others).

Registration is required separately each month, although monthly attendance is not required. Join us as often as you are able! This program is for children in grades 1-5. Please include your email address in order to get the Zoom link prior to the program.
 
Virtual Family Hanuk
Thursday, Dec. 10, 6:30 p.m.
Come and celebrate the first night of Hanukkah with us! We will enjoy the evening by decorating crafts, listening to stories, and learning about Hanukkah traditions. Registration is required. Please register only ONE family member, and you will also be asked to supply the number of participating children and the number of participating adults separately. This will be held as a live event via Zoom.

Please be certain to include a valid email address for this registration. Closer to the program date, you will receive an email with the invitation link to attend this Zoom program.
Kindermusik ... on Z
Friday, Dec. 11, 9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Kindermusik is the leading music and movement program for children in early childhood development. We offer three sessions, all with a licensed Kindermusik teacher, and all will be live on ZOOM.

Please note the ages/times, as these are different from our past sessions!


No equipment or supplies are necessary, but feel free to bring any musical instruments you may have, including shakers, sticks, scarves, bells, etc! Registration is required and begins one month prior to the event. Please register one child per family (no adult registration needed). We will send you the Zoom link prior to the class, so please include your email address!

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