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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Game Coding Club wit
Monday, Oct. 7, 4:30-6:30
Want to make your own video games? We’ll start with the basics, then level up each session through different complexities of game creation. The coding tools we'll use, such as Scratch, Game Maker Studio, Alice, Python or JavaScript are all free, so you can use them to design more games long after the class, and maybe even make a career of it!
Grades 6 - 12. Registration one time for 4 weekly sessions.

This program is generously supported by the Burton D. Morgan Foundation.
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Game Coding Club wit
Monday, Oct. 14, 4:30-6:30
Want to make your own video games? We’ll start with the basics, then level up each session through different complexities of game creation. The coding tools we'll use, such as Scratch, Game Maker Studio, Alice, Python or JavaScript are all free, so you can use them to design more games long after the class, and maybe even make a career of it!
Grades 6 - 12. Registration one time for 4 weekly sessions.

This program is generously supported by the Burton D. Morgan Foundation.
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Game Coding Club wit
Monday, Oct. 21, 4:30-6:30
Want to make your own video games? We’ll start with the basics, then level up each session through different complexities of game creation. The coding tools we'll use, such as Scratch, Game Maker Studio, Alice, Python or JavaScript are all free, so you can use them to design more games long after the class, and maybe even make a career of it!
Grades 6 - 12. Registration one time for 4 weekly sessions.

This program is generously supported by the Burton D. Morgan Foundation.
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Game Coding Club wit
Monday, Oct. 28, 4:30-6:30
Want to make your own video games? We’ll start with the basics, then level up each session through different complexities of game creation. The coding tools we'll use, such as Scratch, Game Maker Studio, Alice, Python or JavaScript are all free, so you can use them to design more games long after the class, and maybe even make a career of it!
Grades 6 - 12. Registration one time for 4 weekly sessions.

This program is generously supported by the Burton D. Morgan Foundation.
Art Club (Grades 3-5
Thursday, Sep. 19, 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
Calling all young artists! Join us in exploring art history and creating art of our own! This program is for grades 3 to 5 and will take place on September 19 at 4:30 p.m. in the Teen Room. Registration is required. 
Toddler Art
Friday, Sep. 20, 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 2 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.   
Toddler Art
Friday, Sep. 20, 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 2 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.   
Preschool Art
Friday, Sep. 20, 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 3 – 5 and their caregiver. Registration is required. Please register your child and list the name of the adult attending. Don’t forget to dress to get messy!
Monday, Sep. 23, 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
This book club has a unique twist.  Children in grades 3-5 won't be reading a regular book but will be flipping through cookbooks instead! This monthly book club will be meeting on Monday, September 23 at 6:30 pm.  Tweens will have a month to make their way through Treat Yourself!, which can be picked up at the children's desk starting Monday, August 19th.  While cooking at home they can follow the recipes exactly or put their own special twist on it.   At the book club meeting they can bring in their favorite dish and we will discuss recipe's that worked and recipe's that didn't and which ones were our favorites. Registration is required and begins August 23.
DIY Club
Tuesday, Sep. 24, 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Join us in learning about and practicing upcycling and fabric arts skills! Each month, we will make a new fabric arts project out of existing materials. This program is for children in grades K through 5 and takes place in the Teen Room at 4:30 p.m. the last Tuesday of every month. Registration is required. 
Bridge Building
Thursday, Sep. 26, 4:30 pm - 5:30pm
This fun and innovative program goes over several types of bridges and the different engineering techniques used to build them.  After a brief presentation, children will work in teams to build their own bridges using only straws and washi tape.  For children in grades K-2. Registration Required. 
Stuffed Animal Sleep
Thursday, Sep. 26, 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 on Thursday September 26 at 7 p.m. 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 (Friday Sept 27, any time between 10 a.m. - 4p.m.) and see photos of the animals’ fun adventures overnight at the library! 

Open to children age three years and older. Registration is required and begins on August 26. Please register each child participating. Only one furry friend per person.
 
Club Sippy Cup
Friday, Sep. 27, 10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Back by popular demand and for one day only, the Library will transform once again into the hottest 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 raging good time.
Please register all who are attending. 
Geeky Games
Saturday, Sep. 28, 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.

Yippee for Trees!
Saturday, Sep. 28, 2:00 pm
Join us for an afternoon of learning all about trees! We will enjoy a story and a craft and then head outside for a workshop on identifying local trees. This program is for children in grades K to 2. Registration is required. 

This program is not rain or shine. The rain date will be Sunday, September 29 at 2pm. 
Pajama Storytime
Thursday, Oct. 3, 7:30 pm - 8:00 p.m.
Fall into pajama storytime! Families are welcome to drop-in on the first Thursday of the month for an evening storytime with their favorite stuffed animals. We’ll enjoy stories, songs and a special snack. Pajamas are encouraged. No registration required. 

 
STEAM Storytime: We&
Friday, Oct. 4, 10:00 a.m.

Children ages 2 to 5 and their caregivers are invited to join us on Friday, October 4th at 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. for STEAM Storytime: We're Batty for Bats! Come for stories, songs, play, and crafts as we explore the world of bats - and more. Registration is required. Please register for only one of the two offered storytimes. The adult caregiver does not need to be registered. 

STEAM Storytime: We&
Friday, Oct. 4, 2:00 pm

Children ages 2 to 5 and their caregivers are invited to join us on Friday, October 4th at 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. for STEAM Storytime: We're Batty for Bats! Come for stories, songs, play, and crafts as we explore the world of bats - and more. Registration is required. Please register for only one of the two offered storytimes. The adult caregiver does not need to be registered. 

Where The Wild Thing
Saturday, Oct. 5, 11:00 a.m.
Break out the crowns and let the wild rumpus start!  This family storytime is a Where The Wild Things Are interactive adventure.  Children will make their own craft, experience an interative storytime, meet a Wild Thing and participate in a wild library rumpus! 

You are registering for the Saturday, October 5 storytime at 11 a.m..

This is an all ages event.  Please register everyone who is attending. 
Where The Wild Thing
Sunday, Oct. 6, 2:00 p.m.
Break out the crowns and let the wild rumpus start!  This family storytime is a Where The Wild Things Are interactive adventure.  Children will make their own craft, experience an interactive storytime, meet a Wild Thing and participate in a wild library rumpus! 

You are registering for the Sunday, October 6 storytime at 2p.m..

This is an all ages event.  Please register everyone who is attending. 
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