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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SAT Practice Test
Sunday, Feb. 26, 1:00 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Find out where you stand without having to pay for an actual college admissions exam by taking a practice test under testing conditions. Get a feel for the endurance needed and receive score reports highlighting their strengths and areas of focus.
Mardi Gras Concert w
Sunday, Feb. 26, 2 p.m.
Get a taste of New Orleans with a fun-filled Mardi Gras celebration with George Foley’s Paradise Jazz Band. The concert will feature traditional jazz, Dixieland, and tunes from the 1920s and 1930s and include familiar pieces such as “Struttin' With Some Barbecue”, “Someday,” “Sweetheart,” “At the Jazz Band Ball” and “Tin Roof Blues. No registration required.
College Planning for
Sunday, Mar. 5, 1:00 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
To a lot of freshmen  and sophomores, things like the SAT, college essays, and application seem a lifetime away.  However, there are many aspects of college planning that are important to these students.  This program will help them understand what they do today will help them be more successful when they apply to college.
Cleveland Cello Quar
Sunday, Mar. 5, 2 p.m.
The Cleveland Cello Quartet, a dynamic ensemble dedicated to promoting the cello as a versatile and eclectic instrument, will perform a genre-bending fusion of classical, jazz, and pop music sure to please all music lovers. Cleveland Cello quartet features four graduates of the Cleveland Institute of Music, Anna Hurt, Carlyn Kessler, Sophie Benn and Andris Koh. No registration required.
Scratch/Makey Makey
Monday, Mar. 13, 4:00 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Teens in grades 6 to 12 are invited to learn how to create a video game using the coding program Scratch and make a game controller using Makey Makey kits. All equipment will be provided.
Leonardo’s Inv
Tuesday, Mar. 14, 4:30 pm
or call (330) 653-6658.
Explore the inventions of Leonardo DaVinci through hands-on science and art activities, then create something unique of your own! Grades 4 to 7.
Registration required.
Celtic Rush Performs
Wednesday, Mar. 15, 7 p.m.
Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day, don your green and enjoy the lively and entertaining sound of Celtic Rush, a traditional Irish band with a non-traditional twist, Celtic Rush performs with a variety of instruments including fiddles, guitars, tin whistle, upright bass, mandolin, and Irish drum (bodhran). Their music repertoire includes Irish and Scottish jigs, reels, hornpipes, waltzes and polkas, as well as some non-traditional favorites. No registration required. 
Highly Selective Col
Sunday, Mar. 19, 1:00 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Learn in detail what it really takes to get admitted to the most selective schools in the country, including those in the Ivy League.

Buckeye Book Club
Tuesday, Mar. 21, 4:30 pm
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. For March 21st, participants can choose to read either one or both of two books by award-winning author Jason Reynolds. Ghost is about a talented middle school runner whose past stands in the way of him making it to the Junior Olympics. As Brave as You is about two brothers who leave the city for the summer to live on their grandfather's farm. With a lot of heart and grit, Reynolds creates characters that are both lovable and exasperating. Ghost was a National Book Award finalist for 2016.
Registration is required - copies of the books are available at the Children's Room desk.
3D Printing for Teen
Thursday, Mar. 23, 6:30 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Learn how to create your own box design in Tinkercad. The library will print the design for you. Boxes will be ready for pick-up within one week. This program is for grades 6-12. 
Minecraft Build-Off
Monday, Mar. 27, 2:00pm
Come compete in our Minecraft Build-Off! You have 90 minutes to create the best fort to protect yourself from the zombies! Prizes will be awarded for winning creations. 

For grades 6-12. Registration is required. 
Teen Dot-to-Dot
Tuesday, Mar. 28, Noon - 8:00 p.m.
Stuck in town for spring break? Then stop by the Teen Room and try your hand at our over sized Dot-to-Dot pictures. 
AP Testing Database
Tuesday, Apr. 4
or call (330) 653-6658.
High school students can learn how the premium database Shmoop can help them study for AP Exams and improve their scores.
Meet Author Lindsay
Monday, Apr. 10, 6:30 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Lindsay Mattick, author of the 2016 Caldecott Award-winning title, Finding Winnie: the True Story of the World’s Most Famous Bear, will be presenting about her story at the library.

The event will be followed by a book signing, and books will be sold on site by The Learned Owl Book Shop. Please register everyone attending. 
Girls in Engineering
Tuesday, Apr. 11, 4:00 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Girls in grades 6-12 join the University of Akron’s Women in Engineering group in activities exploring chemical engineering.
3D Printing for Teen
Wednesday, Apr. 19, 6:30 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Create your own design in Tinkercad. The library will print the design for you. Prints will be ready for pick-up within one week. Must have attended at least one other 3D printing class in order to attend this free-style creation class. This program is for grades 6-12. 
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