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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Reading Buddies
Thursday, Aug. 6, 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.
DIY LED Cuffs
Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2:00 p.m.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Teens in grades 6 to 12 can learn how to make a light-up cuff using duct tape, a battery, and some LED lights! All supplies will be provided.

Registration is required.


Photo courtesy of Oakland Hand Made

 
Pizza Taste-Off
Wednesday, Aug. 12, 12:00 p.m.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Teens are invited to celebrate the end of summer by attending a pizza taste-off and vote for their favorite pizza in Hudson. Delicious pizza from area pizzerias will be served to teens entering 6-12 grades.  This program is free, however registration is required. 
Reading Buddies
Thursday, Aug. 13, 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.
Notebook Decorating
Thursday, Aug. 13, 2:00 p.m.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Teens, entering grades 6-12, can decorate notebooks.  The library will provide the decorating supplies such as teen magazines, candy wrappers, ribbon, wrapping paper, cloth, etc.  Students should take one or two new notebooks with them to the library.  This program is free, however registration is required. 
Documentary film: &l
Thursday, Aug. 20, 7 p.m.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Come to public screening of the documentary film: “Dear Mr. Watterson: An Exploration of Calvin & Hobbes”  about the beloved comic strip and its reclusive creator Bill Watterson, who was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. 
High School Testing
Sunday, Aug. 30, 1:00 p.m.
Register Online 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.
 
Get It in Gear! Teen
Saturday, Sep. 5, 2:00 pm
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Teens can go Steampunk at this afternoon crafting session - make goggles and other crafts for unique photo op. All materials provided, but feel free to bring your own gears and gizmos.
For grades 6 to 12. Registration required.
Anime Club
Saturday, Sep. 12, 2:00 p.m.
Anime, manga, and graphic novel fans in grades 7 to 12 are invited to join us on Sundays at 1:00 p.m. in the Flood Family Meeting Room for our Anime Club meetings. Possible activities include watching popular anime, making Japanese crafts, and deciding what manga and anime to purchase for the teen collection. Snacks will be provided. No registration is required. 

Saturday, September 12th at 2:00 p.m. - Manga magnets
*Note the special day/time for this month’s meeting*

October 11th: Candy sushi

November 1st: Anime trivia

December 13th: Holiday party
Buckeye Book Club
Tuesday, Sep. 15, 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Book lovers in grades 4 to 6 are invited to join us for a monthly book discussion. September’s book is Greenglass House by Kate Milford, about a family that runs a smugglers’ inn and the diverse and mysterious group of people who gather there one blustery winter weekend. Greenglass House is winner of the Edgar Award for juvenile mystery and is nominated for the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature. The book group will meet at the same time on the 3rd Tuesday of the every month through the school year. 
Secrets to College A
Sunday, Sep. 20, 1:00 p.m.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
There are always things a student can do to improve the chances of college admission.  Grades, test scores, activities, even essays and interviews will be covered in this seminar.   The Princeton Review will offer strategies to make high school students stronger applicants make sure they avoid the most common application mistakes.
 
Women in Engineering
Wednesday, Sep. 23, 4:00 p.m.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Girls in grades 6-12 are invited to join the University of Akron’s Women in Engineering group in making a biomedical device. All materials will be provided at this free hands-on engineering activity, however registration is required. 
ACT/SAT Strategy Ses
Sunday, Sep. 27, 1:00 p.m.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Attendees will learn about the format and content of the ACT & SAT tests.  The Princeton Review will walk participants through sample questions.  Students will leave with proven strategies for beating both tests.  This FREE program requires registration for each family member in attendance.  
How to Write Great C
Monday, Sep. 28, 7:00 p.m.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Teens often write average college essays—essays about “life lessons learned from football” or “how my trip to Europe broadened my cultural horizons.”  Better tales are there for the writing.  This workshop will show what admissions officers really look for in great college essays, and offer suggestions for finding and sharing the best stories. 
Practice ACT Test
Sunday, Oct. 4, 1:00 p.m.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
The Princeton Review will administer a timed ACT test (minus the writing portion).  It will last approximately 3 ½ hours.  Students are asked to bring pencils and a calculator.  
Anime Club
Sunday, Oct. 11, 1:00 p.m.
Anime, manga, and graphic novel fans in grades 7 to 12 are invited to join us on Sundays at 1:00 p.m. in the Flood Family Meeting Room for our Anime Club meetings. Possible activities include watching popular anime, making Japanese crafts, and deciding what manga and anime to purchase for the teen collection. Snacks will be provided. No registration is required. 

Saturday, September 12th at 2:00 p.m. - Manga magnets
*Note the special day/time for this month’s meeting*

October 11th: Candy sushi

November 1st: Anime trivia

December 13th: Holiday party
Anime Club
Sunday, Nov. 1, 1:00 p.m.
Anime, manga, and graphic novel fans in grades 7 to 12 are invited to join us on Sundays at 1:00 p.m. in the Flood Family Meeting Room for our Anime Club meetings. Possible activities include watching popular anime, making Japanese crafts, and deciding what manga and anime to purchase for the teen collection. Snacks will be provided. No registration is required. 

Saturday, September 12th at 2:00 p.m. - Manga magnets
*Note the special day/time for this month’s meeting*

October 11th: Candy sushi

November 1st: Anime trivia

December 13th: Holiday party
Anime Club
Sunday, Dec. 13, 1:00 p.m.
Anime, manga, and graphic novel fans in grades 7 to 12 are invited to join us on Sundays at 1:00 p.m. in the Flood Family Meeting Room for our Anime Club meetings. Possible activities include watching popular anime, making Japanese crafts, and deciding what manga and anime to purchase for the teen collection. Snacks will be provided. No registration is required. 

Saturday, September 12th at 2:00 p.m. - Manga magnets
*Note the special day/time for this month’s meeting*

October 11th: Candy sushi

November 1st: Anime trivia

December 13th: Holiday party
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