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:
Lunch Bunch
Monday, Jul. 24, 11:30 a.m. (Mondays, June 12,19,26 & July 10,17,24 )
Join us on the patio this summer for Lunch Bunch.  This outdoor storytime is for students entering Kindergarten in the fall of 2017.  Stories and activities will focus on concepts and skills for school readiness. Early literacy “to go” packets will be provided. Bring a sack lunch and drink.  Registration is required. 
Outback Ray’s
Tuesday, Jul. 25, 1:00 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Join Outback Ray as he shares his amazing animals from all over the world! 

All ages are welcome. Please register eveyrone attending.  Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.
Reading Buddies
Tuesday, Jul. 25, 1:00 p.m. (Tuesdays, July 11, 18, 25, 1:00 p.m.)
or call (330) 653-6658.
“Big Readers” (grades 4-12) and “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.  
Reading Buddies
Tuesday, Jul. 25, 1:30 p.m. (Tuesdays, July 11, 18, 25, 1:30 p.m.)
or call (330) 653-6658.
“Big Readers” (grades 4-12) and “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. 
Yoga for Kids
Wednesday, Jul. 26, 10:00 am
or call (330) 653-6658.
Kids going into grades 3 to 5 can join Lisa Meranti from OneTreeLove for an hour of yoga stretches and meditation. Bring a mat and wear comfortable clothing. Register for each session separately.
Tail Waggin’ T
Thursday, Jul. 27, 4:30 p.m. (Sundays: June 11, July 9 & August 6 at 2:30 p.m. & Thursdays: June 29 & July 27 at 4:30 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 the second Sunday afternoon and the fourth Thursday afternoon of each month.
Dance Party at the L
Thursday, Jul. 27, 7:00 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Join us for the 3rd Annual Dance Party at the Library! 
Boogie on the Library patio (weather permitting) with friends and family and enjoy a craft in the story time room. In case of inclement weather the dance party will be held in the Library Meeting rooms.  
Dancers of all ages are welcomed! 
Registration is required. 
 
Kent/Blossom Music F
Thursday, Jul. 27, 7 p.m.
 
These performing chamber groups are made up of talented string, woodwind, horn and piano students who come to Kent State University every summer from all over the world to develop professional skills through intensive study with visiting master artists, members of The Cleveland Orchestra, and Kent State School of Music University
faculty. No registration required.
STEAM Storytime - We
Friday, Jul. 28, 9:30 a.m.
Children ages 2 to 5 can explore life on Mars with a caregiver in this hands-on science series. 
Register for one of two time slots.

 
STEAM Storytime - We
Friday, Jul. 28, 11:00 a.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Children ages 2 to 5 can explore life on Mars with a caregiver in this hands-on science series. 
Register for one of two time slots.
 
App Development for
Saturday, Jul. 29, 9:30 a.m. (Saturday, July 15, 29)
Learn the ins and outs of app development with hands-on instruction from TechCorps. For grades 5-8.  Sponsored by The Burton D. Morgan Foundation.  You need only to sign up for one of the two sessions.
Pokémon League
Saturday, Jul. 29, 10:00 - 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 and up
No registration required.
National Coloring Bo
Wednesday, Aug. 2, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
August 2 is National Coloring Book Day! Join us at the library for an afternoon of coloring for all ages. We will be giving away coloring books to the first 30 participants. There will be giant coloring sheets for participants to color as well as coloring pages for all ages, including Quiver coloring sheets that "come to life" with the Quiver app on the iPads. 

All ages are welcome. No registration required. Stop by any time between 1:00 and 4:00 p.m.
Kindermusik (infant
Friday, Aug. 4, 9:30 a.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Kindermusik is the world’s leading music-and-movement program for children in early childhood development. We are offering 2 sessions for the infant-2 year old group (9:30 and 10:15) and 1 session for 3-5 year olds at 11:00 am. We ask that the sessions for 3-5 year olds are children only. If your 3 year old child does not feel comfortable coming to the program alone, please register with one of the younger groups. Registration is required.
Kindermusik (infant
Friday, Aug. 4, 10:30 a.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Kindermusik is the world’s leading music-and-movement program for children in early childhood development. We are offering 2 sessions for the infant-2 year old group (9:30 and 10:15) and 1 session for 3-5 year olds at 11:00 am. We ask that the sessions for 3-5 year olds are children only. If your 3 year old child does not feel comfortable coming to the program alone, please register with one of the younger groups. Registration is required.
Kindermusik (3-5 yea
Friday, Aug. 4, 11:30 a.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Kindermusik is the world’s leading music-and-movement program for children in early childhood development. We are offering 2 sessions for the infant-2 year old group (9:30 and 10:15) and 1 session for 3-5 year olds at 11:00 am. We ask that the sessions for 3-5 year olds are children only. If your 3 year old child does not feel comfortable coming to the program alone, please register with one of the younger groups. Registration is required.
Found Sounds Steel D
Sunday, Aug. 6, 2 p.m.
 Led by Matt Dudack, artistic director of the acclaimed University of Akron Steel Drum Band, Found Sounds Steel Drum Trio will perform a mix of instrumental Caribbean music including calypso, soca, and reggae.  Learn about the steelpan artform and enjoy a delightful afternoon of lively music. This concert will be held on the library patio weather permitting. Chairs will be provided but feel free to bring your own blanket or chair to enjoy the music from the lawn. In case of inclement weather the concert will be held in the library rotunda. No registration required.
 

 
Tail Waggin’ T
Sunday, Aug. 6, 2:30 p.m. (Sundays: June 11, July 9 & August 6 at 2:30 p.m. & Thursdays: June 29 & July 27 at 4:30 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 the second Sunday afternoon and the fourth Thursday afternoon of each month.
Drop-in Make and Tak
Monday, Aug. 7, 10:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.
Drop by the Story Time room and make as many crafts and creations as you like.

For all ages. 
No registration is required. 
Drop-in Make and Tak
Tuesday, Aug. 8, 10:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.
Drop by the Story Time room and make as many crafts and creations as you like.

For all ages. 
No registration is required. 
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