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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 Limit by event type:
Drawn to be a Hero:
Tuesday, Jul. 7, 2:00 p.m.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.

On Tuesday, July 7 at 2:00 p.m., at the Hudson Library and Historical Society, educational artist and teacher, Jeff Nicholas, will instruct and entertain young artists. Humorous poems and stories will be told while Nicholas teaches how to create his “heroically comical” characters using simple, draw-along methods. For students entering grades 1-6.
 
Registration is required online at hudsonlibrary.org, or call 330-653-6658, ext. 1020. 
 

Campfire Storytime
Tuesday, Jul. 7, 7:00 p.m. (June 18th, July 7th, & August 11th)
Join us on the library patio for a special family storytime with campfire stories, crafts, and a snack. (Storytime will move to the Flood Room if inclement weather.)

No registration is required.
Super-Friends Superh
Wednesday, Jul. 8, 4:30 pm
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane… It’s a Superhero!
Calling all super kids going into Kindergarten – 2nd Grade
Join Super Librarians on June 17 & July 8 at 4:30 p.m. to learn how to become a superhero!
Complete all of our training tasks in order to become an official member of the Superfriends Superhero Club.
Registration is Required
Drop in Crafts
Thursday, Jul. 9, 1:00 P.M. (July 9, 30)
Children going into Kindergarten through fifth grade are welcome to drop in at the Hudson Library Flood Family Meeting Room between 1:00 P.M. and 3:00 P.M. to make some exciting crafts! Younger children may need adult assistance. This program does not require registration.
Reading Buddies
Thursday, Jul. 9, 1:00 p.m.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Reading Buddies will match a “Big Readers” (grades 4-12) with “Little Readers” (grades K-3) once a week for a one-hour sessions to build reading skills. During these sessions the Reading Buddies will have the opportunity to select a book from the library, read together, play games and other activities.

All Buddies (Big and Little) must register for this program.  Any patrons that are interested in more information about the Reading Buddies program please call/visit the library.
Kent/Blossom Music F
Sunday, Jul. 12, 2 p.m. (Sundays, July 12 & 26, 2 p.m.)
The Hudson Library & Historical Society Music Series continues on Sunday, July 12 and again on Sunday, July 26, at 2 p.m. with chamber ensembles from the Kent/Blossom Music Festival in Concert to be held in the rotunda. This program is free and open to the public. No registration required.
 
Tail Waggin’ T
Sunday, Jul. 12, 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Children can build confidence and practice reading with one of our therapy dogs! Sign up for a 15 minute time slot on a first-come first-serve basis the day of the program. Bring a favorite book from home, or choose one of ours.

No registration is required.
 
Touch a Truck
Wednesday, Jul. 15, 9:30 - 11:30 am
Join us in the Flood Family Meeting Room for a special storytime at 9:30 am, then go outside and touch some trucks used by the City of Hudson. Ice cream provided by Hersheys of Hudson will be on the patio beginning at 11:00 am while supplies last.
For the safety of your children please don't approach the vehicles on Village Way until 10:00.
No registration required.
Amazing Avengers Clu
Wednesday, Jul. 15, 4:30 pm
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Amazing Avengers Club 3rd – 5th Grade
Avengers Assemble!
Calling All Mighty Kids going into 3rd – 5th grade!
Join the Super Librarians on June 24 & July 15 at 4:30 p.m. to learn how to become a superhero!
Complete all of our training tasks in order to become an official member of the Amazing Avengers Club.
Registration is Required
Reading Buddies
Thursday, Jul. 16, 1:00 p.m.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Reading Buddies will match a “Big Readers” (grades 4-12) with “Little Readers” (grades K-3) once a week for a one-hour sessions to build reading skills. During these sessions the Reading Buddies will have the opportunity to select a book from the library, read together, play games and other activities.

All Buddies (Big and Little) must register for this program.  Any patrons that are interested in more information about the Reading Buddies program please call/visit the library.
Superhero Family Par
Saturday, Jul. 18, 10:00 am
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Unmask your inner hero at this family program featuring fun, food, games and a
surprise visit from some special guests!
Register each child attending.
Young Engineers
Tuesday, Jul. 21, 10:00 am - noon (July 21, 22, 23)
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Learn concepts of design while having fun in a hands-on 3-day workshop culminating in building a Rube Goldberg machine. For children going into grades 3 to 5.
Register once for all 3 dates.

 
Reading Buddies
Thursday, Jul. 23, 1:00 p.m.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Reading Buddies will match a “Big Readers” (grades 4-12) with “Little Readers” (grades K-3) once a week for a one-hour sessions to build reading skills. During these sessions the Reading Buddies will have the opportunity to select a book from the library, read together, play games and other activities.

All Buddies (Big and Little) must register for this program.  Any patrons that are interested in more information about the Reading Buddies program please call/visit the library.
Pokemon League
Saturday, Jul. 25, 10:00 a.m. (Saturdays, January 31, February 28, March 28, April 25, May 30, June 27, July 25, August 29, September 26, October 31, November 28, December 26, 10:00 a.m.)
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 Required.
Dance Party on the P
Saturday, Jul. 25, 2:00 p.m.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
National Dance Day is Saturday July 25.
Dancers of All Ages are invited to the Library patio at 2 p.m. to get their groove on!
We'll make a craft, listen to some music & of course dance! 
Registration is Required 
Kent/Blossom Music F
Sunday, Jul. 26, 2 p.m. (Sundays, July 12 & 26, 2 p.m.)
The Hudson Library & Historical Society Music Series continues on Sunday, July 12 and again on Sunday, July 26, at 2 p.m. with chamber ensembles from the Kent/Blossom Music Festival in Concert to be held in the rotunda. This program is free and open to the public. No registration required.
 
Battle of the Books
Monday, Jul. 27, 6:30 p.m.
In this competition, teens from Hudson Library, Twinsburg Library and Stow-Munroe Falls Library, Akron-Summit County Library, and Cuyahoga Falls Public Library will put their minds to work to answer questions on books that they read this summer.  Tom Stephen, a well known actor and local personality, will emcee the quiz-show styled competition.  The teams will compete for an array of prizes and a trophy that will remain at the winning library until next year’s competition.  Akron-Summit County Library will host the contest this year.  The public is invited to watch these rival teams.  The competition will begin at 6:30 p.m. and refreshments will be served at the conclusion of the program.  Registration is not required for this program.    
 
Sleeping Beauty
Wednesday, Jul. 29, 3:00 p.m.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Join us for a very special performance of Sleeping Beauty from the Columbus Children’s Theatre on Wednesday, July 29th at 3:00 p.m. or 6:30 p.m.! 

All ages are welcome. Registration is required.
Sleeping Beauty
Wednesday, Jul. 29, 6:30 p.m.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Join us for a very special performance of Sleeping Beauty from the Columbus Children’s Theatre on Wednesday, July 29th at 3:00 p.m. or 6:30 p.m.! 

All ages are welcome. Registration is required.
Drop in Crafts
Thursday, Jul. 30, 1:00 P.M. (July 9, 30)
Children going into Kindergarten through fifth grade are welcome to drop in at the Hudson Library Flood Family Meeting Room between 1:00 P.M. and 3:00 P.M. to make some exciting crafts! Younger children may need adult assistance. This program does not require registration.
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