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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 Limit by event type:
Fire and Ice - Presc
Friday, Sep. 22, 10:00 am
A special STEAM Storytime! Children will be dazzled and entertained as they interact with our Mad Scientists!  Foggy dry ice storms, giant beach balls floating in the air and even a special Mad Science “burp” potion will amaze children as they learn about chemical reactions, air pressure and the states of matter.
For children ages 2 to 5 with a caregiver. Registration is required.
Art Club: Grades 5 -
Thursday, Sep. 28, 4:30 p.m. (Thursdays, September 28 and November 16 at 4:30 p.m.)
or call (330) 653-6658.
Calling all budding artists—come learn about artists’ styles, then try it for yourself!
 
Grades 5 – 6 will meet on September 28 and November 16 at 4:30 p.m. Registration is required. 
Scottish Folk Trio--
Thursday, Sep. 28, 7 p.m.
This highly entertaining folk trio, on tour direct from Scotland, will perform their brand of traditional, contemporary and self-penned material. A wide range of musical instruments will be featured including guitars, mandolin, fiddle, bouzouki, bodhran, whistles and banjo as well as their tremendous three-part harmonies. No registration required.
 
Sock Hop
Friday, Sep. 29, 10:00 am
or call (330) 653-6658.
Wear your silliest socks and come bop along at our second annual Sock Hop!
Children ages 3-6, with a grown up, are invited to join in for 45 minutes of music, dancing and stories.

Registration is required. 
Pokemon League
Saturday, Sep. 30, 10:00 - Noon (Saturdays: Aug. 26, Sept. 30, Oct. 28, Nov. 25 & Dec. 30)
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.
Pajama Storytime
Tuesday, Oct. 3, 7:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
It’s pajama time at the library! Put on your jammies, bring your favorite stuffed animal & drop in for an evening of stories and a speical snack. No regisration required. For children ages 2 and up.
Art to Go: Japan (Gr
Wednesday, Oct. 4, 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.

The Cleveland Museum of Art comes to the library as part of an interactive art education series, Art to Go. Children in grades 2 – 3 can see and touch real art objects from the museum's collection as they learn about different arts around the world each month. 

 

On Wednesday, October 4 at 4:30 p.m. (grades 2 – 3), Art to Go will focus on art from Japan. Children will learn how Japanese geography, climate, lifestyles, and religion influenced Japanese art and history. A craft activity inspired by Japanese art will conclude the session.

Art to Go: Japan (Gr
Wednesday, Oct. 4, 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.

The Cleveland Museum of Art comes to the library as part of an interactive art education series, Art to Go. Children in grades 4 – 6 can see and touch real art objects from the museum's collection as they learn about different arts around the world each month. 

 

On Wednesday, October 4 at 5:30 p.m. (grades 4 – 6), Art to Go will focus on art from Japan. Children will learn how Japanese geography, climate, lifestyles, and religion influenced Japanese art and history. A craft activity inspired by Japanese art will conclude the session.
 

STEAM Storytime
Friday, Oct. 6, 9:30-10:30
or call (330) 653-6658.
Science-Technology-Engineering-Arts-Math! Children ages 2 to 5 can explore a different STEAM concept every month through stories, songs and crafts. Please register for one of two sessions - 9:30 or 11:00.
STEAM Storytime
Friday, Oct. 6, 11:00am-12:00pm
or call (330) 653-6658.
Science-Technology-Engineering-Arts-Math! Children ages 2 to 5 can explore a different STEAM concept every month through stories, songs and crafts. Please register for one of two sessions - 9:30 or 11:00.
Minecraft Club
Saturday, Oct. 7, 2:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Come mine and craft in Minecraft on our multiplayer server!

Grades 2-5. 
Registration is required.
Tail Waggin’ T
Sunday, Oct. 8, 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Children can build confidence and practice reading with one of our therapy dogs from Therapy Dogs International! Sign up for a 15 minute time slot on a first-come first-serve basis the day of the program.
 
Our tutors will be here the second Sunday afternoon of each month.
 
Bookworm Buddies Boo
Tuesday, Oct. 10, 4:30 p.m.- 5:15 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.

Join us for Bookworm Buddies, our book club for children K- 2nd grade. In this parent/child book club you’ll read a book together and then come for a discussion, fun activities and a snack to go with it! For October 10th, we’re reading The World According to Humphry where we will read about the adventures and observations of Humphry, the class hamster, of Room 26. With lots of friends to help, adventures to enjoy, and a cage with a lock-that-doesn’t- lock, Humphrey's life is almost perfect. If only the teacher, Mrs. Brisbane, wasn’t out to get him!
Registration required – register child only and list name of adult attending.
Copies of the book are available at the Children's Desk 
  

 

Spooky Science
Wednesday, Oct. 11, 4:30 pm - 5:30pm
or call (330) 653-6658.

Celebrate the chills and thrills of Spooky Science! Ages 6 -10 can Join us for creepy chemistry and mysterious science where we’ll have a hauntingly good time. Spend the hour with us and make gooey, glowing slime, exploding pumpkins, flying ghosts and more! Registration is required. Please register at hudsonlibrary.org or call 330-653-6658 ext. 1020

 

Sponsored by Sponsored by the Friends of Hudson Library Perry Noe STEM Series.
3D Printing Club for
Thursday, Oct. 12, 5:30-6:30
or call (330) 653-6658.
Children grades 3-5 will use Tinkercad to create 3D printed items on a theme. 
 An Evening with Fre
Thursday, Oct. 12, 7 p.m.
Accomplished French acoustic guitarist Claude Bourbon is known throughout Europe and America for his breathtaking guitar performances, labeled by Charlottesville, Virginia’s The Hook as “almost indescribable.” Born in France and based in the United Kingdom, Bourbon grew up in Switzerland, where he was classically trained. He has performed and studied all over the world, crafting a fusion of classical and jazz, with ethereal Eastern influences, Spanish and Latin elements with strains of Western folk. No registration required.
Kindermusik Fridays
Friday, Oct. 13, 9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Kindermusik is the world’s leading music-and-movement program for children in early childhood development. We are offering 2 sessions for the infant-2 year old group (9:30 and 10:30) and 1 session for 3-5 year olds at 11:30 am. We ask that the sessions for 3-5 year olds are children only. If your 3 year old child does not feel comfortable coming to the 11:30 session alone, please register with one of the younger groups. Registration is required.
Kindermusik Fridays
Friday, Oct. 13, 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Kindermusik is the world’s leading music-and-movement program for children in early childhood development. We are offering 2 sessions for the infant-2 year old group (9:30 and 10:30) and 1 session for 3-5 year olds at 11:30 am. We ask that the sessions for 3-5 year olds are children only. If your 3 year old child does not feel comfortable coming to the 11:30 session alone, please register with one of the younger groups. Registration is required.
Kindermusik Fridays
Friday, Oct. 13, 11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Kindermusik is the world’s leading music-and-movement program for children in early childhood development. We are offering 2 sessions for the infant-2 year old group (9:30 and 10:30) and 1 session for 3-5 year olds at 11:30 am. We ask that the sessions for 3-5 year olds are children only. If your 3 year old child does not feel comfortable coming to the 11:30 session alone, please register with one of the younger groups. Registration is required.
School’s Out M
Friday, Oct. 13, 2:00 pm
or call (330) 653-6658.
Fans of all ages can enjoy Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie on the big screen and enter contests and raffles! Registration is required.
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