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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Hudson Writers: Writ
Wednesday, May. 31, 7 p.m.
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 to meet monthly at the library in Brewster Café. 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. No registration is required.
Graphic Design with
Thursday, Jun. 1, 2 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Canva is a free, web-based design tool that offers everything needed to easily turn ideas into stunning designs. Learn how to create designs for Web or print including blog graphics, presentations, Facebook covers, flyers, posters, invitations and so much more. Prerequisites: Email address, strong mouse, keyboard and web navigation skills.
Architecture of Huds
Monday, Jun. 5, 2 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Get an introduction to the architectural history of Hudson with a tour of the downtown area focusing on the different styles and history of area homes and buildings, including the clock tower, Brewster Mansion, town hall and more. Find out why Hudson streets and buildings are said to define the image of the Western Reserve.
iPad Tips & Tricks
Monday, Jun. 5, 7 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Have you learned the iPad basics and are ready to take it to the next level? Get the latest iPad tips and tricks at the Hudson Library & Historical Society.  Learn how to extend your iPad’s battery life, organize your apps, better secure your iPad, and use the camera.
 
Prerequisite: Attendees must have taken iPad for Beginners or be very comfortable with iPad basics.  Space is limited, registration is required. Register online or call 330.653.6658 x1010.
Advanced Gmail
Thursday, Jun. 8, 2 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Learn advanced email functions and applications including managing contacts, creating folders and filtering email.  Find out how powerful this free email service can be.  Prerequisites: an active Gmail account (must know password) and basic mouse and keyboard skills.
An Evening with Amor
Thursday, Jun. 8, 7 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
New York Times bestselling author Amor Towles will discuss his latest novel, A Gentleman in Moscow, about a Russian aristocrat who is sentenced to house arrest in a luxury hotel across the street from the Kremlin. Kirkus calls the book “a nonstop pleasure brimming with charm, personal wisdom, and philosophic insight…This is a book in which the cruelties of the age can't begin to erase the glories of real human connection and the memories it leaves behind. A masterly encapsulation of modern Russian history, this book more than fulfills the promise of Towles' stylish debut, Rules of Civility." 
Simple Gifts Music C
Sunday, Jun. 11, 2 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Children and families are invited to learn about a variety of instruments and experience a host of musical styles during this one-hour concert. Simple Gifts will also showcase the diverse cultures found in music. 

Please register everyone attending. 
Between the Lines Bo
Monday, Jun. 12, 7 p.m.
The Between the Lines has chosen Lab Girl by Hope Jahren for its June selection. Lab Girl is an autobiography called “Brilliant” by the Washington Post and “Engrossing…Thrilling” by The New York Times. Jahren, a geobiologist, puts forth “a celebration of the lifelong curiosity, humility, and passion that drive every scientist.” This surprise best-seller was nominated for the National Books Critics Circle Award, was a New York Times Notable Book and named “One of the Best Books of the Year” by The Washington Post, TIME.com, NPR, Slate, Entertainment Weekly, Newsday, the Minneapolis Star Tribune and Kirkus Reviews

The Between The Lines book club meets at 7 p.m. on the second Monday of each month (unless otherwise noted), in the Eldredge Reading Room on the second floor of the library. Even if you haven’t finished the book, you’re welcome to listen and participate. New members are always welcome. No registration is required.

Copies of the next month’s book are available in the Circulation department. Audio and large print copies also may be available.
Foundation Center Da
Wednesday, Jun. 14, 10 a.m.

 
Learn how to find grant resources and identify potential funders at a training session and  demonstration of Foundation Directory Online, the Foundation Center’s premier searchable database. The databases provide information on more than 110,000 grant makers and more than 3 million grant records. 
Scandals of Hudson W
Wednesday, Jun. 14, 6:30 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Quiet Midwest city? Think again! Explore the notorious corners of Hudson once whispered about in scandal and gossip. See the actual locations of speakeasies, a bank robbery and more. Hear the accounts of the people involved and outcomes from their criminal activity.
21-Day fresh Start t
Thursday, Jun. 15, 6:30 p.m. (Thursday,June 15 and 22 and 29 at 6:30 p.m.)
Learn about smart food choices and incorporating superfoods into your diet with registered dietician Melanie Jatsek. Jatsek, a Corporate Wellness Specialist at Heinen’s will lead a 21-Day Fresh Start program on June 15 and 22 and 29. Each program begins at 6:30 p.m. Registration begins May 19 at 9 a.m.A nonrefundable $5 workbook fee per person is required for the three-week series. You must register at the Reference Desk.
Family Space Day
Saturday, Jun. 17, 10:00 am
or call (330) 653-6658.
The whole family can drop in to take a trip to space through hands-on activities and crafts throughout the day.

Special Event - 10:30 am - Aimee Crane of the NASA Orion Communications team will show our future space travelers what they need to know to be a member of the Orion Spacecraft team!
 

All ages welcome - please register everyone attending.

Disasters of Hudson
Monday, Jun. 19, 6:30 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Explore the sites of accidents and calamity in Hudson’s history during this tour of the downtown area. Hear about floods, explosions, fires and accidents, some of which permanently altered the architecture and history of Hudson. 
 
Family Service Day w
Tuesday, Jun. 20, 10:00 am
or call (330) 653-6658.
Families can help make a difference in the lives of others by decorating tiles and creating Welcome Home cards for Habitat's partner families. Please register everyone attending.
Whodunit? Mystery Bo
Tuesday, Jun. 20, 2 p.m.
The Whodunit? Mystery Book Club is a book club for mystery lovers. Read and discuss a different mystery novel every month in a relaxed and fun atmosphere. June's selection is Carolyn Hart's Ghost at Work. It is the first novel in the Bailey Ruth Mystery Series about a crime-solving ghost. Hart is an Agatha Award-winning mystery author. No registration required.
An Evening with Best
Tuesday, Jun. 20, 7 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Bestselling author Thrity Umrigar will be at the library to discuss her newest book, Everybody’s Son. The novel explores issues of race, class, privilege, and power and asks us to consider uncomfortable moral questions in this probing, ambitious, emotionally wrenching novel of two families—one black, one white.
Professor Kristina M
Wednesday, Jun. 21, 7 p.m.
The library continues its 2017 Great Decisions foreign series with a discussion on Latin America’s Political Pendulum. Dr. Kristina Mani, professor of political science at Oberlin College, will moderate the discussion. No registration required.
Summer Yoga Series
Thursday, Jun. 22, 10 a.m. (Thursdays, June 22 & 29, July 6,13,27, August 3, 10 a.m.)
or call (330) 653-6658.
The Hudson Library & Historical Society, in association with the Spiritual Life Society and Yoga Center of Hudson, will offer six free yoga classes on Thursday mornings at 10:00 a.m. from June 22 to August 3 (no class July 20). Each session will last between 60 and 75 minutes. Classes are open to all levels of fitness. Please bring a yoga mat or towel and dress comfortably. Registration for each class is required.  
An Evening with New
Wednesday, Jun. 28, 7 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
New York Times bestselling author of The Good Girl, Mary Kubica, visits the the library to discuss her new novel, Every Last Lie, a psychological thriller about a widow’s search for truth after her husband’s tragic death.
 
Copies of Every Last Lie will be available for purchase and signing courtesy of the Learned Owl Book Shop.
 
Hudson Writers: Writ
Wednesday, Jun. 28, 7 p.m.
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 to meet monthly at the library in Brewster Café. 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. No registration is required.
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