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.

Did you miss a program? Check out our past event podcasts and videos.

 Limit by event type:
Club Invention
Thursday, Jun. 22, 2:00 p.m. (Thursdays, June 15, 22, 29, July 6, 13, 2 p.m.)
Bolder Builders, a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) program for students in grades 2-4, is five session series will begin on Thursday, June 15 at 2:00 p.m. in the library’s Flood Family Meeting Room.  The sessions will continue on June 22, June 29, July 6, and July 13 at 2:00 p.m. Register online for as many sessions as you like.
Madcap Puppets: Mons
Friday, Jun. 23, 10 a.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Giant puppets bring the history and tradition of baseball alive through songs, stories and poems.

Please register everyone attending.  Sponsored by Hudson Community Foundation and Akron Children’s Hospital.
Pokémon League
Saturday, Jun. 24, 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.
Lunch Bunch
Monday, Jun. 26, 11:30 a.m. (Mondays, June 12,19,26 & July 10,17,24 )
or call (330) 653-6658.
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. 
3D Printing - Minecr
Monday, Jun. 26, 3:00 pm
Children grades 3-5 will be designing 3D print designs inspired by Minecraft. We'll be using the Mineways program to create the designs.Previous knowledge of Mineways will not be necessary.  

Registration is required.
Reading Buddies
Tuesday, Jun. 27, 1:00 p.m. (Tuesday, June 13, 20, 27, 1 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. All Buddies (Big and Little) must register for this program.
Reading Buddies
Tuesday, Jun. 27, 1:30 p.m. (Tuesday, June 13, 20, 27, 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. 
Teen 3D Entrepreneur
Tuesday, Jun. 27, 3:00 pm (Tuesdays, June 6, 13, 20, 27)
In this 4 session series, teens going into grades 5 and up can design a 3D tool or toy, create a marketing strategy and packaging, and pitch it to a panel of judges to win 5 free 3D prints of the product.
Attendance at all four sessions is strongly suggested. Some experience with Tinkercad is a plus.

June 6th, 3:00: Brainstorming ideas, preliminary design
June 13th, 1:00 or 3:00: Create design in Tinkercad
June 20th, 3:00: Examine printed product, develop packaging and marketing
June 27th, 3:00: Elevator pitch the product to panel of judges

All sessions take place in the Flood Family Meeting Room except for June 13th, which will be in the Computer Lab.
Register once for all four sessions.
Yoga for Kids
Wednesday, Jun. 28, 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.
Drop In Mad Hatter H
Thursday, Jun. 29
Come to the Children's room and enjoy creating a Mad Hatter Hat at our all day drop in craft for all ages.
Club Invention
Thursday, Jun. 29, 2:00 p.m. (Thursdays, June 15, 22, 29, July 6, 13, 2 p.m.)
or call (330) 653-6658.
Bolder Builders, a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) program for students in grades 2-4, is five session series will begin on Thursday, June 15 at 2:00 p.m. in the library’s Flood Family Meeting Room.  The sessions will continue on June 22, June 29, July 6, and July 13 at 2:00 p.m. Register online for as many sessions as you like.
Tail Waggin’ T
Thursday, Jun. 29, 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.
Kindermusik (infant
Friday, Jun. 30, 9:30 a.m.
Kindermusik is the world’s leading music-and-movement program for early childhood development. The library is offering 2 sessions for the infant-2 year old group (9:30 and 10:30) and 1 session for 3-5 year olds at 11:30 am (Children only). Registration is required. 
3D Print and Paint,
Friday, Jun. 30, 10:30 a.m.
Grades 3-5 are invited to learn how to create their own 3D print design in Tinkercad. The library will print the designs and we will follow up on July 11 to paint the prints. 
 
Kindermusik (infant
Friday, Jun. 30, 10:30 a.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Kindermusik is the world’s leading music-and-movement program for early childhood development. The library is offering 2 sessions for the infant-2 year old group (9:30 and 10:30) and 1 session for 3-5 year olds at 11:30 am (Children only). Registration is required. 
Kindermusik (3-5 yea
Friday, Jun. 30, 11:30 a.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Kindermusik is the world’s leading music-and-movement program for early childhood development. The library is offering 2 sessions for the infant-2 year old group (9:30 and 10:30) and 1 session for 3-5 year olds at 11:30 am (Children only). Registration is required. 
Underground Railroad
Friday, Jun. 30, 2:00 p.m.
A Summer Walking Tour just for kids! Come explore and learn about the Underground Railroad and the city of Hudson’s disasters. We will end our tour with refreshing popsicles on the patio! Grades 4 – 6 only: registration required.
 
All walking tours are weather-dependent and meet at the entrance to the library.  Remember to wear comfortable shoes and weather-appropriate clothing. 
Minecraft Club
Saturday, Jul. 1, 2:30 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Come mine and craft in Minecraft on our multiplayer server! Grades 2-5. Registration is required.
Wave on Wheels: Shar
Monday, Jul. 3, 11:00 a.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Newport Aquarium is back with a live shark! Learn about and touch a shark at this educational and fun program. 

This presentation is geared toward grades K-2, but all ages are welcome to enjoy this program and participate in a shark craft afterward.  Sponsored by Hudson Community Foundation and Akron Children’s Hospital.
Club Invention
Thursday, Jul. 6, 2:00 p.m. (Thursdays, June 15, 22, 29, July 6, 13, 2 p.m.)
or call (330) 653-6658.
Bolder Builders, a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) program for students in grades 2-4, is five session series will begin on Thursday, June 15 at 2:00 p.m. in the library’s Flood Family Meeting Room.  The sessions will continue on June 22, June 29, July 6, and July 13 at 2:00 p.m. Register online for as many sessions as you like.
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