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:
Summer Volunteering
Wednesday, Jun. 1, 2:00 pm
or call (330) 653-6658.
Motivated students going into grades 5 to 8 can sign up to help out this summer with children's programs, Summer Reading Program registration, and a variety of other tasks throughout the summer. 
Register for one of two training sessions. Bring a light-colored t-shirt to tie-dye!
Summer Volunteering
Saturday, Jun. 4, 10:00 am
or call (330) 653-6658.
Motivated students going into grades 5 to 8 can sign up to help out this summer with children's programs, Summer Reading Program registration, and a variety of other tasks throughout the summer. 
Register for one of two training sessions. Bring a light-colored t-shirt to tie-dye!
Reading Buddies
Tuesday, Jun. 7, 1:00 p.m. & 1:30 p.m. (Tuesdays, June 7, 14, 21, 28, 1:00 p.m. & 1:30 p.m.)
or call (330) 653-6658.
This program will match a “Big Readers” (grades 4-12) with “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.

The Big Reader will act as a reading mentor for each child, helping them with reading as well as guiding them in discussion and making book selections. The Reading Buddies program will meet once a week on Tuesdays.  The first 4-week session will begin on June 7th and the second 4-week session July 5th.  Participants may choose to register for one of two different time slots, 1:00 p.m. -1:30 p.m. or 1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. 

Students interested in being a Big Reader (grades 4-12) during the month of June will be required to come to an orientation session on Tuesday, June 7 at 12:00 p.m.  Students interested in being a Big Reader (grades 4-12) during the month of July will be required to come to an orientation session on Tuesday, July 5 at 12:00 p.m.  All Buddies (Big and Little) must register for this program.  
Teen Room Grand Open
Tuesday, Jun. 7, 4:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Come check out the newly remodeled Teen Room.  Students entering grades 6-12 can enjoy digital triva and a unique movie adventure all done on the new video wall. They can join in by texting quirky, funny comments throughout the movie which will appear on the big screen for everyone to see. Teens are asked to bring their cell phones.  Those without cell phones are welcome to enjoy the movie, too. Pizza and prizes will be available, too.  No registration is needed.
Cupcake Wars
Wednesday, Jun. 8, 2:00 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Creativity and sweets is the subject of an event for teens in grades 6-12 at the Hudson Library.  Participants will be given the challenge of decorating cupcakes based on a theme that will be announced at the program.  Yummy prizes and bragging rights will be awarded to the winners.  All supplies and cupcakes will be provided.  This program is free, however registration is required.  

 
Teen Room Grand Open
Thursday, Jun. 9, 4:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Come check out the newly remodeled Teen Room.  Students entering grades 6-12 can come try new video games on our new video wall. Pizza and prizes will be available, too.  No registration is needed.
Pizza and Pages Book
Saturday, Jun. 11, Noon
or call (330) 653-6658.
Teens in grades 7 and up can join us on the second Saturday of each month for pizza and to talk about books!

June's Book: Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs

Registration is required. Copies of the book will be provided.
Invention Project
Monday, Jun. 13, 2:00 p.m. (June 13, 15, 20, 22, 27, 29, July 6, 11, 13, 18)
or call (330) 653-6658.
Fun hands-on activities focused on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math).  Each session will focus on a different STEM concept.  Kids will enjoy activities such as, robotics, circuit, solar power and much more. For grades 6-8.
Reading Buddies
Tuesday, Jun. 14, 1:00 p.m. & 1:30 p.m. (Tuesdays, June 7, 14, 21, 28, 1:00 p.m. & 1:30 p.m.)
or call (330) 653-6658.
This program will match a “Big Readers” (grades 4-12) with “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.

The Big Reader will act as a reading mentor for each child, helping them with reading as well as guiding them in discussion and making book selections. The Reading Buddies program will meet once a week on Tuesdays.  The first 4-week session will begin on June 7th and the second 4-week session July 5th.  Participants may choose to register for one of two different time slots, 1:00 p.m. -1:30 p.m. or 1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. 

Students interested in being a Big Reader (grades 4-12) during the month of June will be required to come to an orientation session on Tuesday, June 7 at 12:00 p.m.  Students interested in being a Big Reader (grades 4-12) during the month of July will be required to come to an orientation session on Tuesday, July 5 at 12:00 p.m.  All Buddies (Big and Little) must register for this program.  
Minecraft Club
Tuesday, Jun. 14, 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Teens going into grades 6 to 12 can join us to mine and craft on our multi-player server! No account is necessary.

Registration is required for each session separately.
Invention Project
Wednesday, Jun. 15, 2:00 p.m. (June 13, 15, 20, 22, 27, 29, July 6, 11, 13, 18)
or call (330) 653-6658.
Fun hands-on activities focused on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math).  Each session will focus on a different STEM concept.  Kids will enjoy activities such as, robotics, circuit, solar power and much more. For grades 6-8.
Author-in-Residence
Wednesday, Jun. 15, 4p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
The library's brand-new Author-in-Residence program will kick off with a Meet and Greet with the resident authors in the library cafe. The author-in-Residence Program, which will give unpublished children and adult writers the opportunity to work directly with two local award-winning authors, Shelley Pearsall and Amanda Flower. During one-on-one appointments, aspiring authors will have the opportunity to share their writing with one of the two published authors for critique and advice in a writing clinic format. Pearsall’s focus will be children and teens who love to write and budding children’s authors. Flower will focus on adults, in fiction and nonfiction.
Tween Computer Codin
Thursday, Jun. 16, 10:00 a.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Sorry this program is full.
Student going into grades 4th – 8th can learn basic computer coding.  The free 2-session class is a great introduction and foundation to computer science.
Invention Project
Monday, Jun. 20, 2:00 p.m. (June 13, 15, 20, 22, 27, 29, July 6, 11, 13, 18)
or call (330) 653-6658.
Fun hands-on activities focused on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math).  Each session will focus on a different STEM concept.  Kids will enjoy activities such as, robotics, circuit, solar power and much more. For grades 6-8.
3D Printed Jewelry
Monday, Jun. 20, 7 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Design a piece of jewelry to print on our Makerbot 3D printer.  See a 3D printer in action and gain hands-on experience with Tinkercad 3D design software.  Participants will receive one free printed object in the weeks following the class based on a design of their choosing. 

Prerequisites:  Participants must have good mouse and keyboard skills as well as a valid email address to sign up for Tinkercad. Don’t miss a great opportunity to learn more about 3D printing! Space is limited, registration is required. Register for this free program online or call 330.653.6658 x1010.
 
Reading Buddies
Tuesday, Jun. 21, 1:00 p.m. & 1:30 p.m. (Tuesdays, June 7, 14, 21, 28, 1:00 p.m. & 1:30 p.m.)
or call (330) 653-6658.
This program will match a “Big Readers” (grades 4-12) with “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.

The Big Reader will act as a reading mentor for each child, helping them with reading as well as guiding them in discussion and making book selections. The Reading Buddies program will meet once a week on Tuesdays.  The first 4-week session will begin on June 7th and the second 4-week session July 5th.  Participants may choose to register for one of two different time slots, 1:00 p.m. -1:30 p.m. or 1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. 

Students interested in being a Big Reader (grades 4-12) during the month of June will be required to come to an orientation session on Tuesday, June 7 at 12:00 p.m.  Students interested in being a Big Reader (grades 4-12) during the month of July will be required to come to an orientation session on Tuesday, July 5 at 12:00 p.m.  All Buddies (Big and Little) must register for this program.  
Minecraft Hunger Gam
Tuesday, Jun. 21, 2:00 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Teens entering grades 6 to 12 can compete to see who will survive on our multi-player server! No account is necessary.

Registration is required.
Invention Project
Wednesday, Jun. 22, 2:00 p.m. (June 13, 15, 20, 22, 27, 29, July 6, 11, 13, 18)
or call (330) 653-6658.
Fun hands-on activities focused on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math).  Each session will focus on a different STEM concept.  Kids will enjoy activities such as, robotics, circuit, solar power and much more. For grades 6-8.
Invention Project
Monday, Jun. 27, 2:00 p.m. (June 13, 15, 20, 22, 27, 29, July 6, 11, 13, 18)
or call (330) 653-6658.
Fun hands-on activities focused on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math).  Each session will focus on a different STEM concept.  Kids will enjoy activities such as, robotics, circuit, solar power and much more. For grades 6-8.
Reading Buddies
Tuesday, Jun. 28, 1:00 p.m. & 1:30 p.m. (Tuesdays, June 7, 14, 21, 28, 1:00 p.m. & 1:30 p.m.)
or call (330) 653-6658.
This program will match a “Big Readers” (grades 4-12) with “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.

The Big Reader will act as a reading mentor for each child, helping them with reading as well as guiding them in discussion and making book selections. The Reading Buddies program will meet once a week on Tuesdays.  The first 4-week session will begin on June 7th and the second 4-week session July 5th.  Participants may choose to register for one of two different time slots, 1:00 p.m. -1:30 p.m. or 1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. 

Students interested in being a Big Reader (grades 4-12) during the month of June will be required to come to an orientation session on Tuesday, June 7 at 12:00 p.m.  Students interested in being a Big Reader (grades 4-12) during the month of July will be required to come to an orientation session on Tuesday, July 5 at 12:00 p.m.  All Buddies (Big and Little) must register for this program.  
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