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:
F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Jim Gill’s Nat
Wednesday, Aug. 1, 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 am
or call (330) 653-6658.
We are thrilled to have Jim Gill, award-winning musician for young children, join us at the Hudson Library on Wednesday, August 1st at 10:00 am! Jim Gill's Nationwide Campaign for Play Concert is an active sing-along and clap-along. He bangs out energetic rhythms on his banjo while everyone claps, jumps, dances and even sneezes along. The concert is filled, of course, with songs and stories from Jim’s award-winning recordings and books for young children. Registration required for each person attending.
Lunch Bunch
Monday, Jul. 23, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.

Join us on Mondays during the seven week storytime session for lunch bunch – Bring a sack lunch and a drink to enjoy while listening to stories on the patio! After lunch,  we’ll head into the storytime room for early literacy activities that focus on concepts and skills for school readiness. Takes place rain or shine!  We will meet in the storytime room if inclement weather.
For students entering Kindergarten Fall of 2018. Registration is required.

History Camp
Monday, Jul. 23, 9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Explore the culture, music, science, and history of the turbulent 1960s though this week long interactive day camp!

For students entering grades 4-6. 
Registration is required.
Sign up once for the whole week.
History Camp
Tuesday, Jul. 24, 9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Explore the culture, music, science, and history of the turbulent 1960s though this week long interactive day camp!

For students entering grades 4-6. 
Registration is required.
Sign up once for the whole week.
Sail-In Movie
Tuesday, Jul. 24, 2:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Build yourself a boat (out of a box) and set sail in it for some Spongebob adventures!
Registration is required - all ages welcome.
History Camp
Wednesday, Jul. 25, 9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Explore the culture, music, science, and history of the turbulent 1960s though this week long interactive day camp!

For students entering grades 4-6. 
Registration is required.
Sign up once for the whole week.
History Camp
Thursday, Jul. 26, 9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Explore the culture, music, science, and history of the turbulent 1960s though this week long interactive day camp!

For students entering grades 4-6. 
Registration is required.
Sign up once for the whole week.
Candy Science: Rock
Thursday, Jul. 26, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Kids entering Grades 3-5 are invited to an afternoon filled with candy experiements! We'll make our own rock candy, which will grow for 2 weeks at the library before pick up, and also experiment with candy. Registration is required. 
Kids’ Art Show
Friday, Jul. 27, (Art may be dropped off any day through Aug 1.)
Be a part of our end-of-summer art show for kids! Children ages 4-12 may bring in and submit a piece of art that addresses the theme: “Why I Love the Hudson Library!” Art will be hung for the month of August in the library’s Watson-Ewell-Currin Art Gallery. Click on the "Kids' Art Show" title above for more information.

No registration is required. All submissions must be received in the Children's Room by August 1.

Show us your creativity and your love of the library!
 
History Camp
Friday, Jul. 27, 9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Explore the culture, music, science, and history of the turbulent 1960s though this week long interactive day camp!

For students entering grades 4-6. 
Registration is required.
Sign up once for the whole week.
Discover West Africa
Friday, Jul. 27, 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Native West African musician Sogbety Diomande, of the Center for Arts-inspired Learning, will perform and present a program where students will enjoy learning all about the African djembe drum, as well as learning basic techniques of hand drumming. This fun, hands-on program is for children going into kindergarden through fifth grade, and their families.

Registration is required and begins on June 27. Please register every person attending the event, including adults.
The Science of Music
Saturday, Jul. 28, 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.

Join us for the grand finale of our Summer Reading Program “Libraries Rock!” Meet the Maestro from Mad Science of Northeast Ohio as he dazzles and amazes with a new ear pleasing show about the science of sound and music. Learn about pitch, frequency, and vibrations as the Maestro creates a crazy cacophony of sound! Explore sound as it travels through solids, liquids, and gases, and listen to the beautiful tones of Mad Science resonance tubes.

Registration is required for this free event. Please register all who are attending.

Jungle Terry and Fri
Monday, Jul. 30, 6:00 p.m.
Jungle Terry is stopping at the Hudson Library with his traveling zoo. Stop by to see what amazing jungle animals have joined him on his safari! No registration required.
Kids’ Art Show
Tuesday, Jul. 31, (Art may be dropped off any day through Aug 1.)
Be a part of our end-of-summer art show for kids! Children ages 4-12 may bring in and submit a piece of art that addresses the theme: “Why I Love the Hudson Library!” Art will be hung for the month of August in the library’s Watson-Ewell-Currin Art Gallery. Click on the "Kids' Art Show" title above for more information.

No registration is required. All submissions must be received in the Children's Room by August 1.

Show us your creativity and your love of the library!
 
Harry’s Birthd
Tuesday, Jul. 31, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Drop by anytime between 10 and 5 to enjoy some wizarding crafts, snacks and to celebrate Harry's Birthday! OR Register for a 1/2 time slot to get a chance to solve the Harry Potter Escape Room. This escape room is geared towards families with school aged children, though all ages are welcomed. Registration for the Escape Room is required
Professor Elwood Pri
Wednesday, Aug. 1, 3:00 pm
or call (330) 653-6658.

The Hudson Library and TREE fund are bringing Professor Elwood Pricklethorn to our library!  The Professor will be here to teach us all about trees and the very good things they do for us every day.  Professor Pricklethorn will go over how trees give us oxygen, how photosynthesis works and why it is important to plant the right tree in the right location.   All ages welcome! 

STEAM Storytime - Ca
Friday, Aug. 3, 10:00 a.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.

The Hudson Library will continue its series of STEAM-based storytimes on Friday, August 3rd at 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Children ages 2 to 5 and their caregivers are invited to join us at the library for Can You See Me Now? Animal Camouflage. Come for stories, songs, play, and create your very own crafts to take home! Please register for the morning or afternoon session at hudsonlibrary.org, or call the Hudson Library at 330-653-6658. 

STEAM Storytime - Ca
Friday, Aug. 3, 2:00 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
The Hudson Library will continue its series of STEAM-based storytimes on Friday, August 3rd at 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Children ages 2 to 5 and their caregivers are invited to join us at the library for Can You See Me Now? Animal Camouflage. Come for stories, songs, play, and create your very own crafts to take home! Please register for the morning or afternoon session at hudsonlibrary.org, or call the Hudson Library at 330-653-6658. 
Kent/Blossom Music F
Saturday, Aug. 4, 2 p.m.
This is the second of two unique concerts by chamber ensembles from the Kent/Blossom Music Festival. Since 1968, string, woodwind, horn and piano students have come to Kent State University to develop professional skills through intensive study with visiting master artists, members of The Cleveland Orchestra, and Kent State School of Music University faculty. Alumni of this program have gone on to positions in every major orchestra in the United States. No registration required.


 
Lego Contest: Summer
Saturday, Aug. 4, 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Calling all young Lego fans and their families! Lego builders ages 4-12 are invited to participate in our annual Lego Contest! This year’s theme is “Summer Fun!”

Participants will build their own interpretations of the “Summer Fun” theme, using their own Legos, Duplos, Megablocks, or other plastic bricks.

Entries must be the builder’s original creations. Pieces from a Lego design set may be used, but exact replicas of purchased Lego kits will not be accepted.

Participants should pre-build their creations and bring them to the library on the day of the event for the finishing touches. Doors open at 2:00 pm for a 20-minute set-up.

Registration is required for builders only and begins on July 4. Participants may register for only one of the two sessions, either 2:00 pm or 3:30 pm.
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