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.

Did you miss a program? Check out our past event podcasts and videos.

 Limit by event type:
In-Person Stuffed An
Thursday, Sep. 23, 7:00 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.
Children ages 3 and up are invited to our in-person Stuffed Animal Storytime! Wear your jammies, bring a stuffie, and join us for a fun storytime, craft, and activity!

Face masks are required for all attendees for in-person library programs (regardless of vaccination status). Social distancing will also be followed. Caregivers must attend this program with their children.
 
Virtual DIY Club
Tuesday, Sep. 28, 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 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, September 28, at 4:30 p.m. All children in grades K through 6 are welcome. Registration is required for this class and a valid email is required at time of registration. 
Virtual Chapter Chat
Tuesday, Sep. 28, 6:15 p.m.
Kids in grades 1-4 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 Mariam (with brief discussion before and after each session). Our September book will be    The Tiny Geniuses: Fly to the Rescue by Megan E. Bryant. Each session will last an average of 45 minutes.
In-Person Evening Fa
Wednesday, Sep. 29, 7:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Families are invited to join us at the library for Evening Family Storytime! 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. 

Registration is required for each child attending, and registration will be separate for each session. Join us as often as you are able!

Face masks are required for all attendees 2-years-old and older for in-person library programs (regardless of vaccination status). Social distancing will also be followed. Caregivers must attend this program with their children. 
Virtual Dungeons and
Thursday, Sep. 30, 4:30 p.m. (Thursdays, September 16 & 30, October 7 & 21, November 4 & 18 4:30 p.m.)
Join us for our Dungeons and Dragons campaign! We'll be playing over Zoom and using DnDBeyond. The session will last an hour and a half. Grades 4-6.
In-Person STEAM Stor
Friday, Oct. 1, 11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Young children ages 2-5 and their caregivers are invited to join us at the library for STEAM Storytime! Each month, we will enjoy stories, songs, play, and a craft as we explore a new topic related to STEAM: science, technology, engineering, art, or math. We hope to inspire our future scientists, inventors, artists, and leaders … and have fun, too!

Choose a session to attend, either 11 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. Registration is required for each child attending, and registration will be separate each month.

Face masks are required for all attendees 2-years-old and older for in-person library programs (regardless of vaccination status). Social distancing will also be followed. Caregivers must attend this program with their children. 
In-Person STEAM Stor
Friday, Oct. 1, 1:30 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
Young children ages 2-5 and their caregivers are invited to join us at the library for STEAM Storytime! Each month, we will enjoy stories, songs, play, and a craft as we explore a new topic related to STEAM: science, technology, engineering, art, or math. We hope to inspire our future scientists, inventors, artists, and leaders … and have fun, too!

Choose a session to attend, either 11 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. Registration is required for each child attending, and registration will be separate each month.

Face masks are required for all attendees 2-years-old and older for in-person library programs (regardless of vaccination status). Social distancing will also be followed. Caregivers must attend this program with their children. 
In-Person Teen Libra
Saturday, Oct. 2, 10:00 a.m.
Welcome back! The Teen Library Council is made up of teens age 11-18 who wish to participate in decisions being made for teens in the library. The council meets once a month and discusses possible teen programs, teen recommendations and recommends new books for the YA collection. The council also volunteers in the children's department for events and other tasks the department needs help with. Registration is required. Masks are required for all attendees 2-years-old and older for in-person library programs and volunteer opportunities. 
In-Person Afternoon
Tuesday, Oct. 5, 4:30 p.m.-5:15 p.m.

Children are invited to a monthly exploration of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math. Children are invited to a monthly exploration of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math. We'll meet in the Flood Family Meeting Rooms, share a story or two then end with an craft. Masks are required for all attendees 2-years-old and older for in-person library program. Registration is required.  For Grades K-2.

Virtual Dungeons and
Thursday, Oct. 7, 4:30 p.m. (Thursdays, September 16 & 30, October 7 & 21, November 4 & 18 4:30 p.m.)
Join us for our Dungeons and Dragons campaign! We'll be playing over Zoom and using DnDBeyond. The session will last an hour and a half. Grades 4-6.
Virtual Crazy Cravin
Thursday, Oct. 7, 6:00 p.m.
Children and their parents are welcome to join us as we make Squash and Coconut Curry from the Cooking Step by Step cookbook from DK publishing.  We will meet on Zoom and follow the instructions to make this recipe together. This program is for children in grades 2-5. Participants are responsible for acquiring their own ingredients. Registration is Required.

Squash and Coconut Ingredients:
Sunflower Oil + White Onion + Garlic + Finely Grated Ginger + Mild Curry Powder + Butternut Squash + Coconut Milk + Green Beens
*best served with Rice and Naan Bread.
In-Person Kindermusi
Friday, Oct. 8, 9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Kindermusik is the leading music and movement program for children in early childhood development. We offer three sessions on this day, all with a licensed Kindermusik teacher, and all will be live and in-person indoors at the library in the Flood Room.

Face masks are required for all attendees 2-years-old and older for in-person library programs (regardless of vaccination status). Social distancing will also be followed. Caregivers must attend class with their children. Registration is required for each child attending.

In-Person Kindermusi
Friday, Oct. 8, 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Kindermusik is the leading music and movement program for children in early childhood development. We offer three sessions on this day, all with a licensed Kindermusik teacher, and all will be live and in-person indoors at the library in the Flood Room.

Face masks are required for all attendees 2-years-old and older for in-person library programs (regardless of vaccination status). Social distancing will also be followed. Caregivers must attend class with their children. Registration is required for each child attending.

In-Person Kindermusi
Friday, Oct. 8, 11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Kindermusik is the leading music and movement program for children in early childhood development. We offer three sessions on this day, all with a licensed Kindermusik teacher, and all will be live and in-person indoors at the library in the Flood Room.

Face masks are required for all attendees 2-years-old and older for in-person library programs (regardless of vaccination status). Social distancing will also be followed. Caregivers must attend class with their children. Registration is required for each child attending.

VIRTUAL: Sky Legends
Friday, Oct. 8, 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Journey back in time to hear the exotic star myths of the early civilizations of India, Egypt, China and Mesopotamia. We’ll also relate creative stories of the constellations as told by the ancient Greeks and Romans.by educators from the Cleveland Museum of Natural History. October 8 is NEOEA Day, so join us and CMNH on your day off of school on Zoom Webinar!
 

All ages are invited. Content will be geared towards children in grades 1-8, touching on Ohio Learning Standards for Grades 6-8. Click here for a PDF of the bonus material.
Please register everyone attending. This program will be recorded and shared live on the Hudson Library’s Facebook page. A link to the recorded video will be emailed to registrants once its available. The recording will be kept until Monday, Oct. 18.

This program is sponsored by the Perry Noe Memorial Series. 

In-Person Evening Fa
Wednesday, Oct. 13, 7:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Families are invited to join us at the library for Evening Family Storytime! 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. 

Registration is required for each child attending, and registration will be separate for each session. Join us as often as you are able!

Face masks are required for all attendees 2-years-old and older for in-person library programs (regardless of vaccination status). Social distancing will also be followed. Caregivers must attend this program with their children. 
Virtual Lego Club
Thursday, Oct. 14, 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Lego enthusiasts in grades 1-5 are invited to join our virtual Lego Club! Each month we will meet on Zoom to talk about Legos, share what we’ve been working on, catch up on Lego news, and of course build some Lego creations! Any type of plastic bricks will work (Legos or others).

Registration is required separately each month, although monthly attendance is not required. Join us as often as you are able! 
Virtual Little Maker
Friday, Oct. 15, 11:00 a.m.
Pick up a bag of art supplies and create a process art project at home with your child ages 2-5. Create the project ahead of time, then join us on Zoom for a story and art sharing!  
This virtual program requires participants to pick up supplies from the library.  You will be notified closer to the program date about instructions for picking up your art supplies.
In-Person Tail Waggi
Monday, Oct. 18, 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Kids are invited to visit the library and practice their reading skills with a real dog! All dogs are certified therapy dogs, and they enjoy all types of children’s books! The program is one hour, with 15-minute time slots for each family. We will meet in the children’s department, and you will sign up for a time slot when you arrive. Registration is required once per family. 

Face masks are required for all attendees 2-years-old and older for in-person library programs (regardless of vaccination status). Social distancing will also be followed. You will be able to pet the dogs!
 
Virtual Art Club
Tuesday, Oct. 19, 4:30p.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, October 19, at 4:30 p.m. All children in grades K through 6 are welcome. Registration is required for this class and a valid email is required at time of registration. 
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