Events
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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Powerhouse 5 Plays t
Sunday, May. 31, 2 p.m.
The Hudson Library & Historical Society is proud to present Powerhouse 5 who will perform the music of the Raymond Scott Quintette. Scott was an American composer, band leader, pianist, engineer, recording studio maverick, and electronic instrument inventor who is perhaps best known for penning melodies that were adapted for use in over 120 classic Warner Brothers cartoons.
Who Is Your Hero? Wr
Monday, Jun. 1,
Tell us about the hero in your life! Writers of all ages can enter a summer writing contest with an essay on the theme of “Who Is your Hero?” Entry forms and guidelines will be available beginning June 1st.
Teen Babysitting Cla
Friday, Jun. 5, 10:00 a.m.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
FREE babysitter training class for students entering 6th-12th grades on Friday, June 5 at 10:00 a.m. and Saturday, June 6 at 1:00 p.m.  In the class, participants will learn how to manage young children; feed, diaper and care for infants; recognize safety issues and respond to emergencies with first aid; learn hands-only CPR; communicate effectively with parents; and much more.  This 2-day, non-certified course will be taught by preschool teacher, Susan Fanta, John Ganely of Hudson EMS Outreach, and Hudson EMS.   This program is free, however registration is required.  Sign-up once for both classes.  
Tuesday, Jun. 9, 2:00 p.m.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Use light and imagination to paint amazing designs in the dark.  Students going into 6th-12th grades have the opportunity to use simple technology to create unique digital photography.
Invention Project
Wednesday, Jun. 10, 2:00 p.m.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Innovative students in grades 6-8 are encouraged to think BIG this summer!  Fun hands-on activities focused on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) will be offered during “Invention Project” at the Hudson Library & Historical Society.  Each session will focus on a different STEM concept on Mondays and Wednesdays, beginning Wednesday, June 10th and concluding on Monday, July 13th.  Kids will enjoy activities such as, robotics, kinetics, and video game design. 
 
The Invention Project was developed by the National Inventors Hall of Fame and is designed to provide a perfect balance of STEM content, entrepreneurial concepts, kinesthetic activities and a “hang out” space, allowing participants’ creativity to flourish. 
 
This free ten-session series of Invention Project is made possible with funds from The Burton D. Morgan Foundation. 
Reading Buddies - Bi
Thursday, Jun. 11, 1:00 p.m.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Reading Buddies will match a “Big Readers” (grades 4-12) with “Little Readers” (grades K-3) once a week for a one-hour sessions 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.

Students interested in being a Big Reader (grades 4-12) will be required to come to this orientation session.  All Buddies (Big and Little) must register for this program.  Any patrons that are interested in more information about the Reading Buddies program please call/visit the library.
Invention Project
Monday, Jun. 15, 2:00 p.m.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Innovative students in grades 6-8 are encouraged to think BIG this summer!  Fun hands-on activities focused on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) will be offered during “Invention Project” at the Hudson Library & Historical Society.  Each session will focus on a different STEM concept on Mondays and Wednesdays, beginning Wednesday, June 10th and concluding on Monday, July 13th.  Kids will enjoy activities such as, robotics, kinetics, and video game design. 
 
The Invention Project was developed by the National Inventors Hall of Fame and is designed to provide a perfect balance of STEM content, entrepreneurial concepts, kinesthetic activities and a “hang out” space, allowing participants’ creativity to flourish. 
 
This free ten-session series of Invention Project is made possible with funds from The Burton D. Morgan Foundation. 
Teen Cupcake Wars
Tuesday, Jun. 16, 2:00 p.m.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Creativity and sweets is the subject of an event for teens in grades 6-12.  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.  
Invention Project
Wednesday, Jun. 17, 2:00 p.m.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Innovative students in grades 6-8 are encouraged to think BIG this summer!  Fun hands-on activities focused on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) will be offered during “Invention Project” at the Hudson Library & Historical Society.  Each session will focus on a different STEM concept on Mondays and Wednesdays, beginning Wednesday, June 10th and concluding on Monday, July 13th.  Kids will enjoy activities such as, robotics, kinetics, and video game design. 
 
The Invention Project was developed by the National Inventors Hall of Fame and is designed to provide a perfect balance of STEM content, entrepreneurial concepts, kinesthetic activities and a “hang out” space, allowing participants’ creativity to flourish. 
 
This free ten-session series of Invention Project is made possible with funds from The Burton D. Morgan Foundation. 
Reading Buddies
Thursday, Jun. 18, 1:00 p.m.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Reading Buddies will match a “Big Readers” (grades 4-12) with “Little Readers” (grades K-3) once a week for a one-hour sessions 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.  Any patrons that are interested in more information about the Reading Buddies program please call/visit the library.
ToshoCon
Friday, Jun. 19, 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Teens in grades 7 to 12 can join us for an after-hours anime con! Activities will include:

Cosplay Deathmatch
Anime Trivia
Panels
Video Gaming
Pokemon Card Gaming
Artist Alley
Anime Screenings
Food
...and more!

Registration is required and participants must bring a signed permission slip to the program for admission, which can be found here.
Invention Project
Monday, Jun. 22, 2:00 p.m.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Innovative students in grades 6-8 are encouraged to think BIG this summer!  Fun hands-on activities focused on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) will be offered during “Invention Project” at the Hudson Library & Historical Society.  Each session will focus on a different STEM concept on Mondays and Wednesdays, beginning Wednesday, June 10th and concluding on Monday, July 13th.  Kids will enjoy activities such as, robotics, kinetics, and video game design. 
 
The Invention Project was developed by the National Inventors Hall of Fame and is designed to provide a perfect balance of STEM content, entrepreneurial concepts, kinesthetic activities and a “hang out” space, allowing participants’ creativity to flourish. 
 
This free ten-session series of Invention Project is made possible with funds from The Burton D. Morgan Foundation. 
Invention Project
Wednesday, Jun. 24, 2:00 p.m.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Innovative students in grades 6-8 are encouraged to think BIG this summer!  Fun hands-on activities focused on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) will be offered during “Invention Project” at the Hudson Library & Historical Society.  Each session will focus on a different STEM concept on Mondays and Wednesdays, beginning Wednesday, June 10th and concluding on Monday, July 13th.  Kids will enjoy activities such as, robotics, kinetics, and video game design. 
 
The Invention Project was developed by the National Inventors Hall of Fame and is designed to provide a perfect balance of STEM content, entrepreneurial concepts, kinesthetic activities and a “hang out” space, allowing participants’ creativity to flourish. 
 
This free ten-session series of Invention Project is made possible with funds from The Burton D. Morgan Foundation. 
Reading Buddies
Thursday, Jun. 25, 1:00 p.m.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Reading Buddies will match a “Big Readers” (grades 4-12) with “Little Readers” (grades K-3) once a week for a one-hour sessions 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.  Any patrons that are interested in more information about the Reading Buddies program please call/visit the library.
Invention Project
Monday, Jun. 29, 2:00 p.m.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Innovative students in grades 6-8 are encouraged to think BIG this summer!  Fun hands-on activities focused on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) will be offered during “Invention Project” at the Hudson Library & Historical Society.  Each session will focus on a different STEM concept on Mondays and Wednesdays, beginning Wednesday, June 10th and concluding on Monday, July 13th.  Kids will enjoy activities such as, robotics, kinetics, and video game design. 
 
The Invention Project was developed by the National Inventors Hall of Fame and is designed to provide a perfect balance of STEM content, entrepreneurial concepts, kinesthetic activities and a “hang out” space, allowing participants’ creativity to flourish. 
 
This free ten-session series of Invention Project is made possible with funds from The Burton D. Morgan Foundation. 
Buckeye Book Club
Tuesday, Jun. 30, 4:30 pm
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Tweens going into grades 4 to 6 can join us for a discussion of Watch the Sky by Kirsten Hubbard and enjoy activities based on the book. Copies of the book are available at the children's room desk.
Registration required.
Invention Project
Wednesday, Jul. 1, 2:00 p.m.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Innovative students in grades 6-8 are encouraged to think BIG this summer!  Fun hands-on activities focused on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) will be offered during “Invention Project” at the Hudson Library & Historical Society.  Each session will focus on a different STEM concept on Mondays and Wednesdays, beginning Wednesday, June 10th and concluding on Monday, July 13th.  Kids will enjoy activities such as, robotics, kinetics, and video game design. 
 
The Invention Project was developed by the National Inventors Hall of Fame and is designed to provide a perfect balance of STEM content, entrepreneurial concepts, kinesthetic activities and a “hang out” space, allowing participants’ creativity to flourish. 
 
This free ten-session series of Invention Project is made possible with funds from The Burton D. Morgan Foundation. 
Reading Buddies
Thursday, Jul. 2, 1:00 p.m.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Reading Buddies will match a “Big Readers” (grades 4-12) with “Little Readers” (grades K-3) once a week for a one-hour sessions 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.  Any patrons that are interested in more information about the Reading Buddies program please call/visit the library.
Fandom Party
Thursday, Jul. 2, 6:30 pm
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Divergent, Supernatural, Sherlock - no matter what your obsession you are sure to have fun at our Fandom Party for teens. Come in costume or as you are and celebrate whatever it is that floats your boat! Grades 6 - 12
Registration required
Invention Project
Monday, Jul. 6, 2:00 p.m.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Innovative students in grades 6-8 are encouraged to think BIG this summer!  Fun hands-on activities focused on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) will be offered during “Invention Project” at the Hudson Library & Historical Society.  Each session will focus on a different STEM concept on Mondays and Wednesdays, beginning Wednesday, June 10th and concluding on Monday, July 13th.  Kids will enjoy activities such as, robotics, kinetics, and video game design. 
 
The Invention Project was developed by the National Inventors Hall of Fame and is designed to provide a perfect balance of STEM content, entrepreneurial concepts, kinesthetic activities and a “hang out” space, allowing participants’ creativity to flourish. 
 
This free ten-session series of Invention Project is made possible with funds from The Burton D. Morgan Foundation. 
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