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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, the library's writing critique group. Whether you write for fun or have dreams of being published, this group is the place where you can share your work and receive feedback from others. All genres and writing styles are welcome.
Hudson Writers will meet in Brewster Café on the last Wednesday of every month.
No registration is required.
The Hudson Community Foundation (HCF) and the Hudson Library & Historical Society will present an informational panel on the recently passed Tax Cut and Jobs Act. The session will first involve a 20-minute presentation by members of HCF’s Professional Advisor Council (PAC). Of the 10 total members in HCF’s PAC, five members will present on the panel, including: Matt Hochstetler, Attorney at Day Ketterer, Ltd., Tom Judge, CPA, MBA, and Founding Partner of JLP CPAs, LLC, Keith Smith, First Vice President, Morgan Stanley, Rob Strachan, Principal, Strachan-Novak Insurance Services and Rich Warfield, CPA, Partner, DKC-Warfield and Company CPAs, Ltd. Following the panelists’ presentation, there will be an open forum for questions moderated by HCF President Lori McCleese.
Tour the Old Hudson Township Burying Ground, the final resting place for many of Hudson’s founders and early pioneers. Hear the stories behind the cemeteries' most infamous residents ranging from David Hudson, Owen Brown (father of abolitionist John Brown) and so many more. All walking tours are weather dependent and meet at the entrance to the library.
Learn about the places and people of Hudson who played a role in our nation's Civil War, from abolitionist John Brown to the homes and stories of those involved. All walking tours are weather dependent and meet at the entrance to the library.
The library will kick off its annual Writing to Publish Series with memoir author Jill Grunenwald. Grunenwald will tell of her own experience writing memoir and give tips and tricks for the genre for aspiring writers.
Grunenwald is the author of the critically acclaimed memoir Running with a Police Escort.
The library continues a series of artist biographical lectures when local art historian Felicia Zavarella Stadelman discusses the American artist, Georgia O’Keeffe. Her distinct flowers, cityscapes, landscapes and images of bones are iconic contributions to American Modernism. Attendees will be given an informative postcard that includes facts about O’Keeffe’s life.
Discover the homes, sites and people that played a significant role in the anti-slavery movement of pre-Civil War Hudson. All walking tours are weather dependent and meet at the entrance to the library.
William Oldfield and Victoria Bruce will discuss their book Inspector Oldfield and the Black Hand Society: America’s Original Gangsters and the U.S. Postal Detective who Brought Them to Justice. This true story recounts the dangerous exploits of 156th Post office Inspector, Frank Oldfield, as he helped to convict the Black Hand, a Sicilian-American crime ring that preyed on immigrants from the old country during the 19th century in the United States.
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