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:
Toddler Art
Friday, Nov. 16, 10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.

Toddlers love getting creative and messy! We let small hands take the lead in this artsy storytime where children ages 16 months to 3 years and their caregivers will create art using a variety of materials. 
Registration is required. Please register your child and list the name of the adult attending.
 

 

 

Toddler Art
Friday, Nov. 16, 11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.

Toddlers love getting creative and messy! We let small hands take the lead in this artsy storytime where children ages 16 months to 3 years and their caregivers will create art using a variety of materials. 
Registration is required. Please register your child and list the name of the adult attending.
 

 

 

Preschool Art
Friday, Nov. 16, 1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.

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 and their caregiver.
Registration is required. Please register your child and list the name of the adult attenidng.

Totally Gross Magic
Saturday, Nov. 17, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Magician Gordon Russ returns to the Hudson Library, this time with his “Totally Gross Magic Show!” Gordon’s alter ego, Dr. Ooze, creates magic at its grossest! From slimey green stuff to foot fungus to strange bodily noises, this show is a little stinky, a little booger-y, and a whole lot of silly fun! Warning: this show is rated PG … Pretty Gross!

For families with children of all ages. Registration is required and begins on October 17.
 
The Big 5 Show Band
Sunday, Nov. 18, 2 p.m.
Come enjoy classic hits made famous by the likes of Tom Petty, Neil Young, The Byrds, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Tommy James and the Shondells and many more. The band will feature a tribute to the British Invasion with covers of hits by the Beatles, Herman’s Hermits, The Dave Clark Five, The Who and others. The band’s tight vocal harmonies and authentic instruments are a blast from the past and sure to delight audiences of all ages. No registration is required.

 
Art Crew
Monday, Nov. 19, 4:30 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Calling all young artists: come learn about art and create some too! Workshop will take place in the Teen Room on Monday, November 19th from 4:30 -5:15  pm. Registration is required - for children entering Grades K-2. 
Buckeye Book Club Jr
Tuesday, Nov. 20, 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Adventurous readers in 3rd to 5th grades can join to discuss and do fun activities around a different book each month. For November, choose between two books by Newbery Award-winning author Sharon Creech. Moo is a humorous novel in verse about a family's transition from city-life to country-life. Saving Winslow is her latest book, about a boy who befriends an ailing newborn donkey and nurses him back to health.
Registration is required - please inquire at the children's room desk for copies of the books.
Bear Hunt: A Storyti
Wednesday, Nov. 21, 11:00 a.m.
In this family storytime we will be focusing around the book We're Going On A Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen.  After an enthralling storytime session, children will be able to make a craft that will help them as they go on their own bear hunt through the Children's Room! All Ages. Registration for each family member required. Please only register for one session.
Bear Hunt: A Storyti
Wednesday, Nov. 21, 1:00 p.m.
In this family storytime we will be focusing around the book We're Going On A Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen.  After an enthralling storytime session, children will be able to make a craft that will help them as they go on their own bear hunt through the Children's Room! All Ages. Registration for each family member required. Please only register for one session.
Matinee & More
Friday, Nov. 23, 2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.

Take a break from shopping and stop by the library to watch a screening of Incredibles 2 then stick around for some incredible crafts.

Registration is required for this free event and will take place in the library’s Flood Family Meeting Room.
Doors will open at 1:45 p.m. and the film will begin promptly at 2:00 p.m. and has a run time 2 hours and 5 minutes.  The movie will be followed by crafts and activities related to the film. 
Snacks will be provided.
Children under the age of nine must be accompanied by an adult.
Please register all who are attending. 

Geeky Games
Saturday, Nov. 24, 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.

Kids Care: Holiday B
Saturday, Dec. 1, 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Have fun while giving back to kids in our community during this holiday season! 

We will be making blankets and cards for hospitalized and traumatized children in Akron, and donating them through the local Project Linus initiative.

Each child is asked to bring 1 ½ yards of fleece fabric, in a child-friendly design.

For children in grades 2-5. Registration is required. 
3D Printed Cookie Cu
Sunday, Dec. 2, 1:00-2:00 pm
or call (330) 653-6658.
Children in grades 3-5 are invited to create a unique 3D printed cookie cutter on Sunday, Dec. 2nd during one of two sessions at 1:00 p.m. or 3:00 p.m. Participants will learn about 3D printing and design their own cookie cutter in Cookie Caster in time for the holidays!
Chardon Polka Band H
Sunday, Dec. 2, 2 p.m.
Not your average polka band! Join the Chardon Polka Band for a holiday concert featuring tunes from their album, Polka Round the Christmas Tree, as well as traditional polkas, original pieces and polka-pop covers of popular artists. All ages are welcome. No registration. 
 
3D Printed Cookie Cu
Sunday, Dec. 2, 3:00-4:00 pm
or call (330) 653-6658.
Children in grades 3-5 are invited to create a unique 3D printed cookie cutter on Sunday, Dec. 2nd during one of two sessions at 1:00 p.m. or 3:00 p.m. Participants will learn about 3D printing and design their own cookie cutter in Cookie Caster in time for the holidays!
Bookworm Buddies Boo
Thursday, Dec. 6, 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.

Join us for Bookworm Buddies our book club for children K- 2nd grade. Our next meeting is Thursday, December 8th from 4:30 – 5:30. In this monthly parent/child book club you’ll read a book together and then come for a discussion, fun activities and a snack to go with it! For December 8th, we’re reading Judy Moody & Stink:The Holly Joliday by Megan McDonald.

“It hasn’t snowed on Christmas in Virginia in more than a hundred years, so what are the chances that that will change? Enter the new mailman, Mr. Jack Frost, who not only looks like a jolly old elf but also seems to know a lot about weather patterns, plus it’s the best time of the year, when strange packages and lots of surprises are swirling around, so isn’t it possible that Stink might get his wish?”

Registration required – register child only and list name of adult attending.
Copies of the book are available at the Children's Desk.

 

Pajama Storytime
Thursday, Dec. 6, 7:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

It’s Pajama time at the library! Families are welcome to drop-in on the first Thursday of the month for storytime with their favorite stuffed animals. We’ll enjoy stories, songs and a special snack. Pajamas are encouraged. No registration required.

 

Whoooo’s Comin
Friday, Dec. 7, 10:00 a.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.

Children ages 2 to 5 and their caregivers are invited to join us at the library for Whoooo's Coming to STEAM Storytime? Together we will learn about the owl, everyone's favorite nocturnal animal, as well as enjoy stories, songs, play, and make crafts to take home. Registration is required for the child only. Please choose either the 10:00 a.m. or 2:00 p.m. session.

Whoooo’s Comin
Friday, Dec. 7, 2:00 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.

Children ages 2 to 5 and their caregivers are invited to join us at the library for Whoooo's Coming to STEAM Storytime? Together we will learn about the owl, everyone's favorite nocturnal animal, as well as enjoy stories, songs, play and make crafts to take home. Registration is required for the child only. Please choose either the 10:00 a.m. or 2:00 p.m. session.
 

Hanukkah Brunch
Saturday, Dec. 8, 10:00 a.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Families are invited to the library on Saturday morning, December 8th at 10:00 a.m. for a Hanukkah Brunch. We will celebrate the Festival of Lights with traditional Hanukkah food, crafts and fun! Registration is required. Please register each family member individually.
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