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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F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Celebrate Earth Day
Saturday, Apr. 24, 11:00 am
Join the Cleveland Museum of Natural History for this interactive investigation of human activity and its impact on Earth.  Learn how to do experiments that replicate the “greenhouse effect” and demonstrate the relationship between visible and infrared light!  See cool specimens and fossils that show us climate data from the past and help us predict the future for our planet. Make every day Earth Day!

All ages are welcome.
Virtual Crazy Cravin
Monday, Apr. 19, 6:30 p.m.
For the month of April we will be experimenting on the different ways to make eggs as according to the National Geographic Kids Cookbook.  We will be making Scrambled, Poached, Sunny Side Up and Deviled Eggs.  This cookbook is available to borrow through Hoopla. Cookbook Club is on Monday, April 19 at 6:30 p.m. Please make sure to have all ingredients listed below on hand. For children in grades 2-5. Registration Required.

Ingredients:
Eggs. - Salt. - Pepper. - Butter. - Apple Cider Vinegar.
Virtual Art Club (K-
Tuesday, Apr. 20, 4:30 p.m.
Calling all young artists! Gather your creativity and art supplies and join Miss Louise for a virtual meeting of Art Club! Each month, we take a deep dive into foundational concepts and styles of art and hone our skills. This meeting will occur via Zoom on Tuesday, April 20 at 4:30 p.m. All children in grades K through 5 are welcome. Registration is required for this class and a valid email is required at time of registration. 
Virtual Chapter Chat
Tuesday, Apr. 20, 6:15 p.m. (Tuesdays, April 6, 13, 20, 27)
Kids ages 7-10 are invited to join our 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). 
Virtual Buckeye Book
Wednesday, Apr. 21, 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Children going into grades 3-6 are invited to join us for our fun and friendly Buckeye Book Club on Wednesday April 21 at 4:30 p.m. on Zoom!

This month, we will be discussing Ways to Make Sunshine by Newbery Honor and Coretta Scott King Author Award winner Renée Watson. Copies of the book are available at the Children’s Desk in the library and also as an ebook on Overdrive, available for free with your library card.

Registration is required. A Zoom link will be emailed prior to the program. 
Virtual Stuffed Anim
Thursday, Apr. 22, 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Children are invited to grab a favorite stuffed animal, wear pajamas, and join us on Zoom for storytime and a craft! Our “Stuffed Animal Storytime” is on Thursday evening, April 22, at 7 p.m.

An activity bag will be available prior to the program date. Please include your email address so we can let you know when the materials will be available, and to get the Zoom link for the program.

Open to children ages 2 years and older. Registration is required. Please register each child participating. 
VIRTUAL CONCERT: Ekk
Sunday, Apr. 25, 2 P.M.
The Hudson Library & Historical Society will welcome Ekklésia Reed Quintet to the virtual concert stage Ekklésia Reed Quintet is a chamber music ensemble of five instrumentalists who are members of the award-winning and professional wind ensemble Cleveland Winds. Though strongly influenced by classical traditions, Ekklésia Reed Quintet is open to the influence of world music, jazz, and improvisation. 
Virtual Nonfiction B
Monday, Apr. 26, 5:30pm
Join us on Apr. 26 at 5:30 pm on Zoom for a virtual discussion of What A Waste: Trash, Recycling and Protecting Our Planet by Jess French.

Copies of the book will be available at the children's desk. Copies may be picked up at the desk, curbside, or at the window. Please call (330) 653-6658 x1020 for availabilty, and for curbside or window pickup.

Please register once per family/screen and list the names & grades of children participating when prompted.
Virtual DIY Club (K-
Tuesday, Apr. 27, 4:30 p.m.
Calling all young do-it-yourselfers! Join us for a virtual meeting of DIY Club and learn how to turn ordinary materials into extraordinary projects! This meeting will occur via Zoom on Tuesday, April 27 at 4:30 p.m. All children in grades K through 5 are welcome. Registration is required for this class and a valid email is required at time of registration. 
Virtual Chapter Chat
Tuesday, Apr. 27, 6:15 p.m. (Tuesdays, April 6, 13, 20, 27)
Kids ages 7-10 are invited to join our 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). 
Virtual Middle Schoo
Wednesday, Apr. 28, 4:30 p.m.
Creatives in grades 6 through 8 are invited to explore a wide range of artistic styles in mediums from painting to collage to textiles. Join us virtually on Wednesday, April 28 at 4:30p.m. for a hands-on DIY project. Registration is required. A valid email address is required at the time of registration in order to receive the Zoom link.   
Virtual Evening Fami
Wednesday, Apr. 28, 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 Teen Library
Saturday, May 1, 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 Afternoon Ad
Tuesday, May 4, 4:30 - 5:15 p.m.
Children 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.  
For grade K-3

 
Virtual Chapter Chat
Tuesday, May 4, 6:15 p.m. (Tuesdays, May 4th, 11th, 18th, and 25th)
Kids ages 7-10 are invited to join our 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). 
Virtual Life Hacks
Thursday, May 6, 6:00 p.m.
This month in Life Hacks we will be learning about different tools in the kitchen to help you make the best meal. We will be learning the difference between chopping, dicing and mincing. We will experiment with different ways to make eggs, pasta and rice and we will be learning about different pots, pans and utensils and what their functions are.  Life Hacks is Thursday, May 6 at 6:00 p.m. and is for teens age 11-18. Registration Required.
Virtual STEAM Storyt
Friday, May 7, 11:00 a.m.

Children ages 2 - 5 and a caregiver are invited to join us for a story, discussion and fun as we explore the world of dinosaurs! 
 
Virtual Mom & Me Tea
Saturday, May 8, 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Our annual “Mom & Me Tea” will be held on Saturday May 8 at 10 a.m. virtually on Zoom. Children ages 2 and older are invited to attend with their moms, grandmas, or other special ladies, and join us for some games, a story, a craft, and tea! Program bags will be available to pick up prior to the program. Registration is required. Please separately register each child who will be attending.

Virtual Slime Societ
Tuesday, May 11, 4:30 p.m.
Join us for a fun afternoon making slime! We provide all the ingredients you'll need to make slime with us. Programming kits are ready for pickup, please stop by the library or call the Children's Desk to schedule a curbside pickup. Slime Society is open for children in grades 3-6. Registration is Required. 
 
Virtual Chapter Chat
Tuesday, May 11, 6:15 p.m. (Tuesdays, May 4th, 11th, 18th, and 25th)
Kids ages 7-10 are invited to join our 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). 
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