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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F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
ACT Practice Test
Sunday, Oct. 14, 1:00-5:00 pm
or call (330) 653-6658.
The Princeton Review will provide a practice ACT test on Sunday, October 14th from 1:00-5:00 pm at the Hudson Library for high school students. Participants must arrive prior to the 1:00 pm test and bring pencils and a calculator with them. The test will be timed and last approximately 3 1/2 hours. Registration is required
Art Club: Grades 5 -
Thursday, Sep. 20, 4:30 pm - 5:30pm
or call (330) 653-6658.
Calling all budding artists in Grades 5 & 6: learn about an artist's style and then try it for yourself! Workshop will meet on Thursday, September 20th from 4:30-5:30 pm in the Teen Room. Registration is required - for children entering Grades 5 & 6. 
Bad Art Night
Tuesday, Sep. 25, 6:00 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
We will start the night off by creating the weirdest and most ridiculous art imaginable.  Then, we will hold a small gala where teens will observe each other's creations and then vote on which one is they think is the craziest. Registration is required! This event is for grades 6th-12th!
History of the Symph
Tuesday, Sep. 25, 7 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
As part of the new Classical Music For All series, Christopher Wilkins, music director and conductor of the Akron Symphony Orchestra, will take you on a listening tour of the history of the symphony.  Prepare to be astonished by 300 years of magnificent, gripping and deeply inspired music. Registration is required. 

This series is sponsored by Peg’s Foundation, The Friends of the Hudson Library and the Perry L. Noe Endowment.
 
Geeky Games
Saturday, Sep. 29, 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.

Teen Library Council
Saturday, Oct. 6, 10:00 am
or call (330) 653-6658.

Teens in grades 6-12 who want to get involved at the Hudson Library can join the Teen Library Council (TLC). The first meeting will be on Saturday, October 6th at 10:00 am. TLC is made up of local teens who volunteer their time and talents to the library and community.  

Classical Music For
Sunday, Oct. 7, 2 p.m.
Explore the glory of Renaissance music from 15th century madrigals and motets to the magnificent antiphonal music of Gabrielli, played by a modern brass quintet from the Akron Symphony Orchestra. This concert is part of the new Classical Music For Everyone series of free concerts and educational programs designed to engage all ages on the form and history of Classical Music.

This series is sponsored by Peg’s Foundation, The Friends of the Hudson Library and the Perry L. Noe Endowment.
New to Uke!
Friday, Oct. 12, 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
A beginner ukulele class for Tweens grades 4 - 7.
Hudson City Schools have a 1/2 day, so come & learn to strum and play! 

No ukulele experience necessary. Don't have a uke? No worries, one will be provided at the class. 
Registration is required, begins September 12 and is limited to 20 students.
Buckeye Book Club
Tuesday, Oct. 16, 4:30 - 5:30 pm
or call (330) 653-6658.
Readers in 6th to 8th grades can join to discuss a different book each month. For October, get ready for the second Fantastic Beasts movie by reading the original screenplay! In Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, by J.K. Rowling, Newt Scamander is pursued by the wizarding authorities when dangerous beasts and their habitats escape from his magical briefcase.
Registration is required - please inquire at the teen room desk for copies of the book.
Geeky Games
Saturday, Oct. 27, 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.

SAT Practice Test
Sunday, Oct. 28, 1:00-5:00 pm
or call (330) 653-6658.
The Princeton Review will provide a practice SAT test on Sunday, October 28th from 1:00-5:00 pm at the Hudson Library for high school students. Participants must arrive prior to the 1:00 pm test and bring pencils and a calculator with them. The test will be timed and last approximately 3 1/2 hours. Registration is required
Guys With Guitars
Sunday, Oct. 28, 2 p.m.
Comprised of three accomplished and diverse solo musicians, Guys With Guitars will present a show of cleverly crafted solo pieces along with collaborations of original and recognizable cover tunes by such artists as the Beatles and Simon & Garfunkle. All ages are welcome. No registration required.
 
Classical Music For
Sunday, Nov. 4, 2 p.m.
Learn about the characteristics of Baroque music and Baroque performance practice, the development of the trio sonata (a major chamber music genre in the Baroque era), and get an introduction to the harpsichord with members of the Akron Symphony Orchestra. This concert is part of the new Classical Music For Everyone series of free concerts and educational programs designed to engage all ages on the form and history of Classical Music.

This series is sponsored by Peg’s Foundation, The Friends of the Hudson Library and the Perry L. Noe Endowment.

 
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.

 
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.

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. 
 
Geeky Games
Saturday, Dec. 29, 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.

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