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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The Great Pumpkin De
The Great Pumpkin Decorating Contest
Saturday, Oct. 25,
Families are invited to decorate (no carving, please) a pumpkin to represent a favorite book character. Pumpkin entries will be accepted on October 25th and 26th at the Children's Room desk, and put on display for the public to vote on through October 31st. 

Visit the Children's Room or click here for guidelines.
Pokemon League
Pokemon League
Saturday, Oct. 25, 10:00 a.m. to Noon (Saturdays - September 27th, October 25th, November 29th, December 27th)
Bring your Pokemon cards and accessories, and have fun trading, talking shop, and playing against each other on the last Saturday of every month! For kids ages 6 to 13.

No registration is required.
SPOOK-tacular Hallow
SPOOK-tacular Halloween Storytime
Saturday, Oct. 25, 1:00 p.m.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Boo to you! Wear your costumes and enjoy some not-so-scary stories, crafts, a snack, and a parade.

Registration is required and begins one week before the program.
The Great Pumpkin De
The Great Pumpkin Decorating Contest
Sunday, Oct. 26,
Families are invited to decorate (no carving, please) a pumpkin to represent a favorite book character. Pumpkin entries will be accepted on October 25th and 26th at the Children's Room desk, and put on display for the public to vote on through October 31st. 

Visit the Children's Room or click here for guidelines.
Family Literacy Seri
Family Literacy Series - Caldecott Club
Monday, Oct. 27, 6 p.m.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Families with students in up to 5th grade can join us for this monthly series of literacy events made possible through a generous grant from Target. 

Monday, October 27th, 6:00 p.m. - Caldecott Club II
The second session on Monday, Oct. 27th at 6:00 pm will feature works of black and white artwork. Pick up a copy of The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick before the program to share with your children. Why do you think the artist decided not to include color, and how does that affect the reading of the story? In addition to discussing the book, we’ll also showcase other winners and honorees with black and white artwork, such as Black and White, Kitten’s First Full Moon, The Spider and the Fly, and Make Way for Ducklings. Students in kindergarten through fifth grade are encouraged to attend with their families. Registration begins Monday Oct. 6th.

Saturday, November 22nd, 10:00 a.m. - Elephant and Piggie Party

Registration is required and begins one week before each program.
STEAM Science - Spar
STEAM Science - Sparkly Science
Tuesday, Oct. 28, 4:30 p.m.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Children in grades K to 2 can join us for special STEAM programs on the following Tuesdays from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.:

September 9th - Human Body
October 7th - Spooky Science
October 28th - Sparkly Science

Registration is required and begins one week before each session.
LEGO Mindstorms
LEGO Mindstorms
Wednesday, Oct. 29, 4:30 p.m. (Wednesdays - October 8th, 15th, 22nd, and 29th)
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Tweens in grades 4 to 7 can learn computer programming with LEGO Mindstorms robots! This session is for kids with no familiarity with programming or Mindstorms. 

Participants must be able to attend on all four Wednesdays:

October 8th, 15th, and 22nd - 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
October 29th - 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Registration is required and begins one week before the first session.
Merchant’s Tri
Merchant’s Trick or Treat
Thursday, Oct. 30, 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
We've got treats for every child at this fun annual event. Don't forget your costume!

No registration is required.
Pajama Stories
Pajama Stories
Tuesday, Nov. 4, 7:30 p.m.
For children of all ages and their families.  Join us for special stories, songs and activities each month.  You can wear pajamas and bring a pillow or stuffed animal to snuggle if you want!  This is a drop-in storytime.  No registration needed.
The Write Stuff
The Write Stuff
Thursday, Nov. 6, 4:30 p.m. (Thursdays, Sept. 4 & 18, Oct. 2 & 16, Nov. 6 & 20, Dec. 4 & 18)
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Students in grades 4 to 7 can join us on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month for fun writing games and exercises designed to spark the creative flame. Learn how to build a character, map a plot, and enrich a setting, and have the opportunity to share your work with other writers.

Registration is required.
 
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Tail Waggin’ Tutors
Wednesday, Nov. 12, 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Reluctant readers can sign up for a 15 minute time slot to read aloud to dogs that have been trained through Therapy Dogs International on the following Wednesdays:

Wednesday, November 12th
Wednesday, December 10th

Registration is required and begins one week before each session. You must stop in or call 330.653.6658 x1020 to sign up.
 
LEGO Mindstorms
LEGO Mindstorms
Thursday, Nov. 13, 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Registration required, begins Nov 6.
Tweens in grades 4 to 7 can learn computer programming with LEGO Mindstorms robots!

This session is for kids with a basic basic familiarity with programming and/or Mindstorms. We'll jump right in to teaching our robots to perform simple tasks! 

Registration is required and begins one week before the first session.
Ninja Camp
Ninja Camp
Saturday, Nov. 15, 2:00 p.m.
Registration required, begins Nov 1.
Test your stealth, silence, self-control, and more as you walk the path of the ninja! We'll share stories, activities, and crafts. For grades K to 2.

Registration is required and begins November 1.
Buckeye Book Club
Buckeye Book Club
Tuesday, Nov. 18, 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. (Tuesdays - September 16th, October 21st, November 18th, December 16th)
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Kids in 3rd to 5th grade can read and do activities based on books nominated for the state-wide Buckeye Book Award on the third Tuesday of every month. They will then get a chance to vote for their favorites online! 
http://www.bcbookaward.info/

Registration is required and begins one week before the first session.
The Write Stuff
The Write Stuff
Thursday, Nov. 20, 4:30 p.m. (Thursdays, Sept. 4 & 18, Oct. 2 & 16, Nov. 6 & 20, Dec. 4 & 18)
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Students in grades 4 to 7 can join us on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month for fun writing games and exercises designed to spark the creative flame. Learn how to build a character, map a plot, and enrich a setting, and have the opportunity to share your work with other writers.

Registration is required.
 
Family Literacy Seri
Family Literacy Series - Elephant and Piggie Party
Saturday, Nov. 22, 10:00 a.m.
Families with students in up to 5th grade can join us for this monthly series of literacy events made possible through a generous grant from Target. 

Saturday, November 22nd - Elephant and Piggie Party
Monday, January 5th - Book Soup


Registration is required and begins one week before each program.

Stevens Puppets Pres
Stevens Puppets Presents: The Wizard of Oz
Monday, Nov. 24, 6:00 p.m.
Celebrate the 75th anniversary or the movie release and enjoy the classic tale told with hand-carved marionettes.

No registration is required.
STEAM Science - Amaz
STEAM Science - Amazing Magnets
Tuesday, Nov. 25, 4:30 p.m.
Registration required, begins Nov 1.
Children in grades K to 2 can join us for special STEAM programs on the following Tuesdays from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.:

November 25th - Amazing Magnets
Registration is required and begins November 1st.

December 9th - Musical Math
Registration is required and begins December 1st.
Pokemon League
Pokemon League
Saturday, Nov. 29, 10:00 a.m. to Noon (Saturdays - September 27th, October 25th, November 29th, December 27th)
Bring your Pokemon cards and accessories, and have fun trading, talking shop, and playing against each other on the last Saturday of every month! For kids ages 6 to 13.

No registration is required.
Pajama Stories
Pajama Stories
Tuesday, Dec. 2, 7:30 p.m.
For children of all ages and their families.  Join us for special stories, songs and activities each month.  You can wear pajamas and bring a pillow or stuffed animal to snuggle if you want!  This is a drop-in storytime.  No registration needed.
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