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:
Pokémon League
Saturday, Apr. 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.
Sensory Story Time
Sunday, Apr. 30, 1:00 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
For children ages 3-7 with special needs and their caregivers.
Enjoy stories and activities designed for young children on the autism spectrum and those who are sensitive to sensory overload, and would prefer a small, adapted story time. 
Registration is required.
 
I Think I Can
Monday, May. 1, 10:30 a.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Grades Pre-K and Kindergarten are invited to join us for this special storytime. Listen to train-themed stories, enjoy a craft and build a train track. Guest speaker Penny Frese from Red Flags National will read The Little Engine that Could and offer tips to children and parents about positive self-talk in light of Mental Health Awareness Month.
 
Pajama Storytime
Tuesday, May. 2, 7:30 p.m.
Wear your PJs and bring a favorite stuffed animal to snuggle while you listen to stories, sing songs and have a special snack. 
Families with children ages 2 & up (Infant siblings are welcome to attend)
No registration required.
An Evening with Folk
Thursday, May. 4, 7 p.m.
You won’t want to miss this evening with world-renowned contemporary American folk singer-songwriter John Gorka. With his soulful baritone voice and rich multi-faceted songs full of depth, beauty and emotion, Gorka has been filling concert venues throughout the United States and Europe for well over two decades. Rolling Stone magazine called him "the preeminent male singer-songwriter of what has been dubbed the New Folk Movement.” No registration required.
 
STEAM Storytime
Friday, May. 5, 9:30 am
or call (330) 653-6658.
Children ages 2 to 5 can explore STEAM concepts with a caregiver in this hands-on science series. 
Register children only for one time slot of each session:

May 5th - Earth, Sun and Moon
 
STEAM Storytime
Friday, May. 5, 11:00 am
or call (330) 653-6658.
Children ages 2 to 5 can explore STEAM concepts with a caregiver in this hands-on science series. 
Register children only for one time slot of each session:
May 5th - Earth, Sun and Moon
 
Tail Waggin’ T
Sunday, May. 7
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 first Sunday afternoon of each month.
Ready, Set, Design
Monday, May. 8, 4:30 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Students in grades 4-8 are invited to a fun and exciting STEM program participants will work together to quickly solve an open-ended problem with limited time and material.
Mommy and Me Tea
Saturday, May. 13, 11:00 am
or call (330) 653-6658.
Eat, drink, and appreciate Mommy! We will enjoy light freshments, a craft, and of course, tea. This program is for both boys and girls ages 4 and up. Please register every body attending
Japanese Raku Potter
Saturday, May. 13, 2:00 pm (Saturdays, May 13, 20 & 27, 2 p.m.)
or call (330) 653-6658.
This in-depth, three-part workshop, will allow children to create their own individual pieces of breathtaking Japanese Raku pottery, formulate glazes from scratch and have the unique experience of firing their work in a kiln they construct!

Three consecutive May Saturdays from 2 p.m. - 3 pm: May 13, May 20, May 27. Grades 3 - 5.
 
Registration is required.
Mommy and Me Tea
Saturday, May. 13, 2:00 pm
or call (330) 653-6658.
Eat, drink, and appreciate Mommy! We will enjoy light freshments, a craft, and of course, tea. This program is for both boys and girls ages 4 and up. Please register every body attending
Minecraft for Tweens
Saturday, May. 13, 2:30 p.m.- 4:00 p.m. (Saturday, Feb. 4th, 2:30 p.m.; Saturday, March 4th, 2:30 p.m.; Saturday, April 1st, 2:30 p.m.; Saturday, May 13th, 2:30 p.m.)
Come mine and craft in Minecraft on our multiplayer server! Grades 2-5. Registration is required.
Buckeye Book Club
Tuesday, May. 16, 4:30 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Readers in grades 4 to 6 can take part in a lively book discussion on the third Tuesday of every month. May's book, Fish in A Tree by Lynda Mullaly Hunt, is about how a group of misfit kids help each other navigate sixth grade.
Registration is required - copies of the book are available at the Children's Room desk.
Pajama Storytime
Tuesday, May. 16, 7:30 p.m.
Wear your PJs and bring a favorite stuffed animal to snuggle while you listen to stories, sing songs and have a special snack. 
Families with children ages 2 & up (Infant siblings are welcome to attend)
No registration required.
Art Club
Thursday, May. 18, 4:30 p.m. (Thursdays, January 19, February 16, March 16, April 20 & May 18 at 4:30 p.m. )
or call (330) 653-6658.
Calling all budding artists—come learn about artists’ styles, then try it for yourself! We will meet one Thursday each month on January 19, February 16, March 16, April 20, and May 18 at 4:30 p.m. Grades 3 – 5: Registration required.  
 
Japanese Raku Potter
Saturday, May. 20, 2:00 pm (Saturdays, May 13, 20 & 27, 2 p.m.)
or call (330) 653-6658.
This in-depth, three-part workshop, will allow children to create their own individual pieces of breathtaking Japanese Raku pottery, formulate glazes from scratch and have the unique experience of firing their work in a kiln they construct!

Three consecutive May Saturdays from 2 p.m. - 3 pm: May 13, May 20, May 27. Grades 3 - 5.
 
Registration is required.
Hard Day’s Nig
Sunday, May. 21, 2 p.m.
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the release of The Beatles seminal album, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, Beatles tribute band, Hard Day’s Night, will play Beatles favorites including “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds,” ”Getting Better,” “With a Little Help from My Friends” and “When I’m Sixty-Four.” Hailing from Cleveland, Hard Day's Night is rated among the top national Beatles tribute groups performing today. No registration required.
Art to Go: Grades 2
Wednesday, May. 24, 4:30 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.

The Cleveland Museum of Art comes to the library as part of a new interactive art education series, Art to Go. Children in grades 2 – 3 can see and touch real art objects from the museum's collection as they learn about different arts around the world each month.

On Wednesday, May 24 at 4:30 p.m. (grades 2 – 3), Art to Go will focus on art from Classical Art. Children will learn about Greek and Roman art with an emphasis on its cultural connections to modern Western culture. Genuine artifacts included ancient Greek pottery and sculpture and Roman implements used in daily life activities. A craft activity inspired by Greek and Roman art will conclude the session.

Art to Go: Grades 4
Wednesday, May. 24, 5:30 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.

The Cleveland Museum of Art comes to the library as part of a new interactive art education series, Art to Go. Children in grades 4 – 6 can see and touch real art objects from the museum's collection as they learn about different arts around the world each month.

On Wednesday, May 24 at 5:30 p.m. (grades 4 – 6), Art to Go will focus on art from Classical Art. Children will learn about Greek and Roman art with an emphasis on its cultural connections to modern Western culture. Genuine artifacts included ancient Greek pottery and sculpture and Roman implements used in daily life activities. A craft activity inspired by Greek and Roman art will conclude the session.

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