Events
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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Chair Exercise Class
Tuesday, Jun. 30, 9:30 a.m.
THESE CLASSES HAVE BEEN CANCELLED.
The library will offer four chair exercise classes during the month of June led by exercise and Reiki expert Carol Kushkin.

 
Underground Railroad
Wednesday, Jul. 1, 6:30 p.m.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Sorry this program is full! Learn more about the homes, sites, and people that played a significant part in the anti-slavery movement of pre-Civil War Hudson. Space is limited, registration is required. All walking tours are weather dependent. All tours meet at the entrance to the library.  Remember to wear comfortable shoes and weather-appropriate clothing. 
 
Yoga at the Library
Thursday, Jul. 2, 9:30 a.m. (Thursdays, July 2, 9, 16, 30, August 6 & 13, 9:30 a.m.)
Register Online 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 9:30 a.m. from July 2 to August 13 (no class July 23). Each session will last between 60 and 90 minutes. Classes are open to all levels of fitness but registration for each class is required. Sign up online at hudsonlibrary.org or call 330.653.6658 x 1010. Please bring a yoga mat or towel and dress comfortably.
 
 
Tech in an Hour: Pin
Wednesday, Jul. 8, 2 p.m.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Sorry, this program is full.  Click on "register" to be added to the waiting list.  Get a lot of tech in a little time: The Hudson Library & Historical Society will offer a condensed, one hour version of the Pinterest class.   Learn about Pinterest, a simple, online way to organize images, projects, ideas and all of your favorite things. 

Pinterest is a social networking website that connects people through the sharing of their interests.  Pinners collect images from the web and organize them on virtual pinboards.  Learn how to create and browse pinboards, repin items, add new pins, pin etiquette, and more!   Familiarity with Internet basics is recommended.  This class is especially ideal for those crunched for time or caretakers of children attending the Project Invention program for grades 6-8 that runs at the same time.  Space is limited, registration is required.  Register online or call 330.653.6658 x1010.
 
  
Ohio’s Renowne
Wednesday, Jul. 8, 7 p.m.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Ohio’s foremost landscape photographer Ian Adams returns to the Hudson Library & Historical Society. Adams’ photographic specialty is natural, rural, historical and garden areas, all of which will be on full display in a slide show he will conduct while discussing his latest book, A Photographer’s Guide to Ohio, Volume 2.
Yoga at the Library
Thursday, Jul. 9, 9:30 a.m. (Thursdays, July 2, 9, 16, 30, August 6 & 13, 9:30 a.m.)
Register Online 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 9:30 a.m. from July 2 to August 13 (no class July 23). Each session will last between 60 and 90 minutes. Classes are open to all levels of fitness but registration for each class is required. Sign up online at hudsonlibrary.org or call 330.653.6658 x 1010. Please bring a yoga mat or towel and dress comfortably.
 
 
Architectural Walkin
Thursday, Jul. 9, 6:30 p.m.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
See why Hudson streets and buildings are said to define the image of the Western Reserve. Meet at the entrance to the library. 

Space is limited, registration is required. All walking tours are weather dependent. All tours meet at the entrance to the library.  Remember to wear comfortable shoes and weather-appropriate clothing.
Civil War Walking To
Saturday, Jul. 11, 1 p.m.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
NEW 2015 walking tour! Learn about the places and people of Hudson who played a role in our nation's Civil War, from John Brown to the homes and stories of those involved.

Space is limited, registration is required. All walking tours are weather dependent. All tours meet at the entrance to the library.  Remember to wear comfortable shoes and weather-appropriate clothing.
Kent/Blossom Music F
Sunday, Jul. 12, 2 p.m. (Sundays, July 12 & 26, 2 p.m.)
The Hudson Library & Historical Society Music Series continues on Sunday, July 12 and again on Sunday, July 26, at 2 p.m. with chamber ensembles from the Kent/Blossom Music Festival in Concert to be held in the rotunda. This program is free and open to the public. No registration required.
 
Between the Lines Bo
Monday, Jul. 13, 7 p.m.
The July 13 meeting of the Between the Lines Book Club brings the witty, contemporary novel Us by David Nicholls.

The 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. No registration is required. Even if you haven’t finished the book, you’re welcome to listen and participate.  New members are always welcome.  

Copies of the next month’s book are available in the Circulation department. Audio and large print copies also may be available. For more information, please contact the Reference department by calling 330-653-6658, ext. 1010.

Excel for Beginners
Wednesday, Jul. 15, 2:00 p.m.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Learn the basics of this popular spreadsheet program to enhance your current job skills or to start building your resume. Attendees will get a hands-on introduction to Microsoft Excel 2010, including learning how to create a spreadsheet, enter and format data, and work with basic formulas and functions. This class will last 90 minutes.Prerequisites: Participants must have basic computer skills. Familiarity with Microsoft Word 2010 is recommended.
 
Seeing Home-A Blind
Wednesday, Jul. 15, 7 p.m.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Authors Ed and Christopher Lucas will discuss their book Seeing Home about Ed’s experience being the first blind person covering major league baseball on a regular basis.  
Yoga at the Library
Thursday, Jul. 16, 9:30 a.m. (Thursdays, July 2, 9, 16, 30, August 6 & 13, 9:30 a.m.)
Register Online 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 9:30 a.m. from July 2 to August 13 (no class July 23). Each session will last between 60 and 90 minutes. Classes are open to all levels of fitness but registration for each class is required. Sign up online at hudsonlibrary.org or call 330.653.6658 x 1010. Please bring a yoga mat or towel and dress comfortably.
 
 
The Future of the Cu
Thursday, Jul. 16, 7 p.m.
Hear about future plans for Ohio’s only national park when recently -appointed Superintendent Craig Kenkel speaks about managing the 30,000 acre Cuyahoga Valley National Park. No registration is required. 
Nature Apps for your
Monday, Jul. 20, 3 p.m.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
From birding to biking, star gazing and gardening, ‘there’s an app for that.’ Come  learn about Nature apps (software application) for your smartphone to enhance a wide range of your outdoor activities.
 Scandals of Hudson
Wednesday, Jul. 22, 1 p.m.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Quiet Midwest city?  Think again. Explore the notorious corners of Hudson once whispered about in scandal and gossip during the Hudson Library & Historical Society’s walking tour. See the actual locations of speakeasies, a bank robbery and more.  Hear the accounts of the people involved and outcomes from their criminal activity.  
Space is limited, registration is required. All walking tours are weather dependent. All tours meet at the entrance to the library.  Remember to wear comfortable shoes and weather-appropriate clothing. 
Behavior Based Inter
Thursday, Jul. 23, 6:30 p.m.

?The interview is one of the most critical portions of the job search process and more employers are turning to the behavioral based interview. David J. Feinerman, Talent Acquisition and Employment Manager at the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District, will offer an in depth discussion of what they are and how to prepare for them
Civil War Walking To
Thursday, Jul. 23, 6:30 p.m.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Sorry, this tour is now full. Please click register to be added to the waitlist. NEW 2015 walking tour! Learn about the places and people of Hudson who played a role in our nation's Civil War, from John Brown to the homes and stories of those involved. 
Tech in an Hour: 3D
Saturday, Jul. 25, 10 a.m.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.

Sorry this program is full, please click register to be added to the waitlist! Get a lot of tech in a little time: Learn what you can do with 3D printing and design an object to print out on the Hudson Library & Historical Society’s Makerbot 3D printer! Join us to see a demonstration of a print job and gain hands-on experience with Tinkercad. This class will last an hour and give you a taste of how you can use Tinkercad to design 3D printed objects. This class is especially ideal for those crunched for time or caretakers of children attending the Pokémon League program for ages 6-13 that runs at the same time. Prerequisites: Participants must have good mouse and keyboard skills as well as a valid email address to sign up for Tinkercad. Must be 18 years and up for this class. 

Dance Party on the P
Saturday, Jul. 25, 2:00 p.m.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
National Dance Day is Saturday July 25.
Dancers of All Ages are invited to the Library patio at 2 p.m. to get their groove on!
We'll make a craft, listen to some music & of course dance! 
Registration is Required 
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