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:
STEAM Storytime
Friday, May. 6, 10:00 am
or call (330) 653-6658.
Fun with science through stories and songs for 2 to 5 year olds with a caregiver.
Registration is required for each session.
Free Comic Book Day
Saturday, May. 7
Kids and teens of all ages are invited to celebrate Free Comic Book Day on Saturday, May 7 at the library with a variety of activities:
 
  • Stop in between 2:30 and 4:30 p.m. to complete our superhero scavenger hunt and meet a member of the Heroes Alliance.
  • Throughout the day, free comic books will be given out at the children’s or teen desk, courtesy of JC Comics & Cards. Also, make a superhero craft or two!
  • Check out any graphic novel or superhero book on May 7 and receive a small treat. Just show a children’s librarian your receipt.
 
Costumes are encouraged!

All ages welcome. No registration is required.
Tail Waggin’ T
Thursday, May. 12, 4:30 p.m. (Thursdays: January 21, February 11, March 10, April 14, May 12 at 4:30 p.m. & Sundays: January 31, February 7, March 20, April 24, May 22 at 2:30 p.m.)
Children can build confidence and practice reading with one of our therapy dogs from Therapy Dogs International! Sign up for a 15 minute time slot on a first-come first-serve basis the day of the program.
 
Our tutors will be here one Thursday afternoon and one Sunday afternoon each month.
Kindermusik Fridays
Friday, May. 13, 9:30 a.m.
For ages 18 months - 3 1/2 years with a caregiver. 
Presented by Hudson’s Kindermusik, this popular program combines music and learning for small children. Kindermusik is the world's leading music-and-movement program for children in early childhood.
This free program requires registration. 

 
Kindermusik Fridays
Friday, May. 13, 10:15 a.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
For ages 3 1/2 - 5 years with a caregiver. 
Presented by Hudson’s Kindermusik, this popular program combines music and learning for small children. Kindermusik is the world's leading music-and-movement program for children in early childhood.
This free program requires registration. 
 
The Daniel Rylander
Sunday, May. 15, 2 p.m.
The Daniel Rylander Trio, an acoustic indie folk/rock group, will perform a concert full of mellow, feel-good music. Singer-songwriter Daniel Rylander, who plays piano, guitar and ukulele, will be joined by bandmates on bass and percussion. With ukuleles now available for checkout at the library, concert-goers will especially enjoy the many songs featuring this unique instrument. All ages are welcome.

 
 
Buckeye Book Club
Tuesday, May. 17, 4:30 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Book lovers in grades 4 to 6 can join a monthly book group to discuss a recently published Tween book. The selection for May is The Seventh Most Important Thing, about a young man who makes a mistake that has consequences he never could have imagined.
Registration is required - copies of the book will be available at the Children's Room desk beginning April 19th.
Art Club
Thursday, May. 19, 4:30 p.m. (Thursdays, January 14, February 18, March 17, April 21, & May 19, 4:30 p.m.)
or call (330) 653-6658.
Come learn about different styles of art, and then try it for yourself! We will meet one Thursday each month on January 14, February 18, March 17, April 21, and May 19 at 4:30 p.m. Grades 3 - 5: Registration required. 
Tail Waggin’ T
Sunday, May. 22, 2:30 p.m. (Thursdays: January 21, February 11, March 10, April 14, May 12 at 4:30 p.m. & Sundays: January 31, February 7, March 20, April 24, May 22 at 2:30 p.m.)
Children can build confidence and practice reading with one of our therapy dogs from Therapy Dogs International! Sign up for a 15 minute time slot on a first-come first-serve basis the day of the program.
 
Our tutors will be here one Thursday afternoon and one Sunday afternoon each month.
Pokémon League
Saturday, May. 28, 10:00 a.m.- Noon
Calling all Pokémon Trainers! Bring your Pokémon cards or Nintendo DS to the library one Saturday a month to trade cards, battle your Pokémon and enjoy two hours with other Pokémon trainers.

For trainers ages 5-13

No Registration Requried. 
 
 
Chalk the Walk
Saturday, May. 28, 2:00 p.m.
Children ages 6-12 are welcome to chalk Hudson Library’s sidewalk with their most creative and artistic creations.
Meet outside the library entrance where they will receive their chalk and be assigned a sidewalk square.

No registration is required
Summer Volunteering
Wednesday, Jun. 1, 2:00 pm

Motivated students going into grades 5 to 8 can sign up to help out this summer with children's programs, Summer Reading Program registration, and a variety of other tasks throughout the summer. 
Register for one of two training sessions. Bring a light-colored t-shirt to tie-dye!
Kindermusik Fridays
Friday, Jun. 3, 9:30 a.m.
Presented by Hudson’s Kindermusik, this popular program combines music and learning for small children. Kindermusik is the world's leading music-and-movement program for children in early childhood.

This free program requires registration. 
Kindermusik Fridays
Friday, Jun. 3, 10:15 a.m.

Presented by Hudson’s Kindermusik, this popular program combines music and learning for small children. Kindermusik is the world's leading music-and-movement program for children in early childhood.

This free program requires registration. 
Summer Volunteering
Saturday, Jun. 4, 10:00 am

Motivated students going into grades 5 to 8 can sign up to help out this summer with children's programs, Summer Reading Program registration, and a variety of other tasks throughout the summer. 
Register for one of two training sessions. Bring a light-colored t-shirt to tie-dye!
The Bubble Lady
Monday, Jun. 6, 11:00 am

Susan Durante brings her spectacular bubble show to the library once again to kick off our Summer Reading Program 2016 - On Your Mark, Get Set, Read!
Please register for one show only: 11:00 a.m., 2:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m - Include every adult, child and baby attending.
The Bubble Lady
Monday, Jun. 6, 2:00 pm

Susan Durante brings her spectacular bubble show to the library once again to kick off our Summer Reading Program 2016 - On Your Mark, Get Set, Read!

Please register for one show only: 11:00 a.m., 2:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m. - Include every adult, child and baby attending.
The Bubble Lady
Monday, Jun. 6, 7:00 pm

Susan Durante brings her spectacular bubble show to the library once again to kick off our Summer Reading Program 2016 - On Your Mark, Get Set, Read!

Please register for one show only: 11:00 a.m., 2:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m - Include every adult, child and baby attending.
Reading Buddies
Tuesday, Jun. 7, 1:00 p.m. & 1:30 p.m. (Tuesdays, June 7, 14, 21, 28, 1:00 p.m. & 1:30 p.m.)

This program will match a “Big Readers” (grades 4-12) with “Little Readers” (grades K-3) once a week for a half hour session 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.

The Big Reader will act as a reading mentor for each child, helping them with reading as well as guiding them in discussion and making book selections. The Reading Buddies program will meet once a week on Tuesdays.  The first 4-week session will begin on June 7th and the second 4-week session July 5th.  Participants may choose to register for one of two different time slots, 1:00 p.m. -1:30 p.m. or 1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. 

Students interested in being a Big Reader (grades 4-12) during the month of June will be required to come to an orientation session on Tuesday, June 7 at 12:00 p.m.  Students interested in being a Big Reader (grades 4-12) during the month of July will be required to come to an orientation session on Tuesday, July 5 at 12:00 p.m.  All Buddies (Big and Little) must register for this program.  
Tail Waggin’ T
Thursday, Jun. 9, 4:30 p.m. (Thursdays: June 9, July 7, August 25 at 4:30 p.m. & Sundays: June 26, July 24, August 14 at 2:30 p.m.)
Children can build confidence and practice reading with one of our therapy dogs from Therapy Dogs International! Sign up for a 15 minute time slot on a first-come first-serve basis the day of the program.
 
Our tutors will be here one Thursday afternoon and one Sunday afternoon each month.
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