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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Tween Computer Codin
Thursday, Jun. 30, 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.
Reading Buddies
Tuesday, Jul. 5, 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, July 5 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.   
Invention Project
Wednesday, Jul. 6, 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.
Pizza and Pages Book
Saturday, Jul. 9, 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!

July's Book: The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey

Registration is required. Copies of the book will be provided.
Kent/Blossom Music F
Sunday, Jul. 10, 2 p.m.
The Hudson Library & Historical Society Music Series continues on Sunday, July 10 and again on Sunday, July 24 at 2 p.m. with chamber ensembles from the Kent/Blossom Music Festival in Concert to be held in the rotunda. No registration required.
Invention Project
Monday, Jul. 11, 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.
When Love Speaks: Sh
Monday, Jul. 11, 7 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
 
In honor of the arrival of William Shakespeare's First Folio in Cleveland this summer, Ohio Shakespeare Festival will present a performance of the bard's most romantic scenes. When Love Speaks explores the amorous dynamics between the most beloved Shakespearean couples. Ohio Shakespeare Festival core company members will perform scenes from: Romeo and Juliet, Taming of the Shrew, Twelfth Night, Henry IV Part I, Macbeth, A Midsummer Night's Dream and more. Registration required.
 
Minecraft Club
Tuesday, Jul. 12, 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, Jul. 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.
Invention Project
Monday, Jul. 18, 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.
Kent/Blossom Music F
Sunday, Jul. 24, 2 p.m.
The Hudson Library & Historical Society Music Series continues on Sunday, July 24, at 2 p.m. with chamber ensembles from the Kent/Blossom Music Festival in Concert to be held in the rotunda. No registration required.
National Teen Lock-I
Friday, Jul. 29, 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Teens entering grades 6 to 12 are invited to join us after-hours at the library for a lock-in! Activities will include video gaming, crafts, author Skypes, and more! Stay tuned for more information.

Teens must fill out a permission slip and bring it the day of the program. Pick one up at the Teen Desk or click here.

Registration is required.
Minecraft Club
Tuesday, Aug. 2, 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.
Secrets of College A
Sunday, Aug. 7, 1:00 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
There are always things a student can do to improve their  chances of college admission.  Grades, test scores, activities, even essays and interviews will be covered in this seminar.  Strategies that will make students stronger applicants will be shared to make sure they avoid the most common application mistakes. 
Pizza and Pages Book
Saturday, Aug. 13, 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!

July's Book: The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey

Registration is required. Copies of the book will be provided.
High School Testing
Sunday, Aug. 21, 1:00 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
ACT, PSAT, SAT, Subject Tests, AP Tests...what should students take and when should they take them?  The differences between all of these exams will be explained.  A complete timeline (9th-12th grade) will be explained for students and families. Recommendations based on goals and schedules will be given.
 
Pizza and Pages Book
Saturday, Sep. 10, 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!

July's Book: The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey

Registration is required. Copies of the book will be provided.
SAT Practice Test
Sunday, Sep. 18
or call (330) 653-6658.
Students can find out where they stand without having to pay for an actual college admissions exam.  They will take a practice test under testing conditions, get a feel for the endurance   needed and receive score reports highlighting their strengths and areas of focus.
ACT Strategy Session
Sunday, Sep. 25, 1:00 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Attendees will learn about the format and content of the ACT tests.  The Princeton Review will walk participants through sample questions.  Students will leave with proven strategies for beating the test.
 
ACT Practice Test
Sunday, Oct. 2, 1:00 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Students can find out where they stand without having to pay for an actual college admissions exam.  They will take a practice test under testing conditions, get a feel for the endurance   needed and receive score reports highlighting their strengths and areas of focus.
 
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