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
Pete the Cat Fun Day
Friday, Oct. 5, 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Join us Friday, October 5 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. in the Children's Room for a Pete the Cat party! With crafts, balloon sculpting by Flower Clown, and special guest... Pete the Cat! No registration required.
Art Club: Grades 5 -
Thursday, Sep. 20, 4:30 pm - 5:30pm
or call (330) 653-6658.
Calling all budding artists in Grades 5 & 6: learn about an artist's style and then try it for yourself! Workshop will meet on Thursday, September 20th from 4:30-5:30 pm in the Teen Room. Registration is required - for children entering Grades 5 & 6. 
Toddler Art
Friday, Sep. 21, 10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Toddlers love getting creative and messy! We let small hands take the lead in this artsy storytime where children 16 months to 3 years and their caregivers will create art using a variety of materials. Registration is required. Please register your child for only one of the two sessions.  

Sponsored by Hudson Preschool Parents.
Toddler Art
Friday, Sep. 21, 11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Toddlers love getting creative and messy! We let small hands take the lead in this artsy storytime where children 16 months to 3 years and their caregivers will create art using a variety of materials. Registration is required. Please register your child for only one of the two sessions. 

Sponsored by Hudson Preschool Parents.
Preschool Art
Friday, Sep. 21, 1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Come join us for creative, open-ended art using a variety of tactile materials such as paint, glitter, glue and more in this artsy story time for preschooler’s ages 4 and more with a caregiver. Registration is required. Please register your child and list the name of the adult attending. Don’t forget to dress to get messy!

Sponsored by Hudson Preschool Parents.
Best Friend Brunch
Saturday, Sep. 22, 10:00 am
or call (330) 653-6658.
Join Mo Willems' characters Elephant and Piggie for a fun brunch!  There will be fun crafts, yummy food and an interactive story with Elephant and Piggie.  Don't forget to bring your bestie!  All ages welcome! Registration is required.
Afternoon with Eleph
Saturday, Sep. 22, 2:00 p.m.

Drop by the Children’s room on Saturday Sept. 22 at 2 p.m. to see your favorite Mo Willem’s characters, Elephant and Piggie! There will be fun activities and an interactive story with Elephant and Piggie at 2:30. All ages welcome! No registration is required.

The Silent Mind: Mar
Sunday, Sep. 23, 2:00 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
On Sunday, September 23rd at 2:00 p.m., please join us for a special family event presented by The Silent Mind: Martial Arts & More. Come and learn all about Jujutsu and take part in a family "mini-class". This event is designed for ages 4 and up. Registration is required.
History of the Symph
Tuesday, Sep. 25, 7 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
As part of the new Classical Music For All series, Christopher Wilkins, music director and conductor of the Akron Symphony Orchestra, will take you on a listening tour of the history of the symphony.  Prepare to be astonished by 300 years of magnificent, gripping and deeply inspired music. Registration is required. 

This series is sponsored by Peg’s Foundation, The Friends of the Hudson Library and the Perry L. Noe Endowment.
 
Candy Science: Starb
Wednesday, Sep. 26, 4:30 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.
Kids in Grades 3-5, join us for a tasty, edible slime event! We will be making Starburst Slime in the Teen Room on Wednesday, Sept. 26th from 4:30 to 5:15 pm. Registration is required. 
Stuffed Animal Sleep
Thursday, Sep. 27, 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Ever wonder what happens when the library lights go out at night? We will share our secret world with your stuffed animal at our Stuffed Animal Sleepover. Bring your favorite stuffed animal (or second favorite) to the library for a special evening storytime, craft, and snack. (Pajamas encouraged!) Then tuck in your animal for a sleepover. The animals will spend the night at the library listening to stories, playing games, and probably staying up very late!

Come back the next morning to pick it up (Fri Sept 28, anytime between 9-11 a.m.) and see photos of the animals’ fun adventures overnight at the library! 

Open to children of all ages. Registration is required and begins on August 27. Please register each child participating. Only one furry friend per person.
Club Sippy Cup
Friday, Sep. 28, 10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.

For one day only the library will transform into the hottest new club in town, Club Sippy Cup!
This preschool and toddler dancing story time event will feature music, dancing, parachute play and more. Children ages 2-6, with a grown up, are invited to join in for 45 minutes of a rocking good time.

Please register all who are attending. Registration is required.

 

Geeky Games
Saturday, Sep. 29, 10:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.

Calling all Pokémon Trainers, Dungeon Raiders, Magic Gatherers and Board Game Players! Come to the library the last Saturday of each month and get a chance to trade Pokémon cards, take part in a Dungeon & Dragons Campaign or have fun playing a new or favorite table top game. Bring your Pokémon cards, D&D dice or other gaming favorites and enjoy two hours with other geeky gaming enthusiasts.  This free program is for all ages and no registration is required.

3D Print Club
Thursday, Oct. 4, 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Children in grades 2-5 can use Tinkercad to create objects to be printed on our 3D printer! No prior knowledge of Tinkercad is necessary. 

Registration is required.
Pajama Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 4, 7:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

It’s Pajama time at the library! Families are welcome to drop-in on the first Thursday of the month for storytime with their favorite stuffed animals. We’ll enjoy stories, songs and a special snack. Pajamas are encouraged. No registration required.

 

STEAM: All Aboard!
Friday, Oct. 5, 10:00 a.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.

On Friday, October 5th at 10:00 a.m., children ages 2 to 5 and their caregivers are invited to join us at the library for STEAM: All Aboard! Come for stories, songs, play, and create crafts to take home. Registration is required. Please note: there is only one session of STEAM being offered this month, at 10:00 a.m.

Eric Litwin: Bringin
Saturday, Oct. 6, 10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Get ready to sing, dance, laugh and fall in love with books! On Saturday, October 6th, Eric Litwin, original author of Pete the Cat, The Nuts, and Groovy Joe, will be coming to the Hudson Library for a big morning of musical, literary FUN! There will be two performances, 10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Registration is required. Please register for one performance only.
Eric Litwin: Bringin
Saturday, Oct. 6, 11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Get ready to sing, dance, laugh and fall in love with books. On Saturday, October 6th, Eric Litwin, original author of Pete the Cat, The Nuts, and Groovy Joe, will be coming to the Hudson Library for a big morning of musical, literary FUN! There will be two performances, 10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Registration is required. Please register for one performance only.
Classical Music For
Sunday, Oct. 7, 2 p.m.
Explore the glory of Renaissance music from 15th century madrigals and motets to the magnificent antiphonal music of Gabrielli, played by a modern brass quintet from the Akron Symphony Orchestra. This concert is part of the new Classical Music For Everyone series of free concerts and educational programs designed to engage all ages on the form and history of Classical Music.

This series is sponsored by Peg’s Foundation, The Friends of the Hudson Library and the Perry L. Noe Endowment.
Slime Society
Monday, Oct. 8, 4:30 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Join us for a fun slime series on the second Monday of each month. Each month we will be making a different type of slime!  This program is for grades 3rd-5th. Registration is required.
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