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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Minecraft Build-Off
Monday, Mar. 27, 2:00pm
or call (330) 653-6658.
Come compete in our Minecraft Build-Off! You have 90 minutes to create the best fort to protect yourself from the zombies! Prizes will be awarded for winning creations. 

For grades 6-12. Registration is required. 
Teen Dot-to-Dot
Tuesday, Mar. 28, Noon - 8:00 p.m.
Stuck in town for spring break? Then stop by the Teen Room and try your hand at our over sized Dot-to-Dot pictures. 
AP Testing Database
Tuesday, Apr. 4, 7:00 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
High school students can learn how the premium database Shmoop can help them study for AP Exams and improve their scores.
 
Tween Writing Camp
Thursday, Apr. 6, 4:30 p.m. (Thursday, April 6, 13, 20, & 27)
or call (330) 653-6658.
Attendants will participate in exercises that help develop creative writing skills, write, and their own works of fiction. Please plan to attend all four sessions as the sessions build on each other.
For grades 4-6
Registration is required. 
Teen Poetry Slam
Thursday, Apr. 6, 7:00 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Bring your most creative stanzas to the teen room. The poet who receives the most applause will win a Starbucks giftcard. Be sure to bring a printed copy of your poem. We will also serve tea and cookies. 
Teen Trivia Challeng
Friday, Apr. 7, 3:30 pm
Teens are invited to test their trivia knowledge.  Participants can enjoy playing an interactive group trivia game with their friends on the Teen Room’s video wall and their mobile devices.  No registration necessary – teens only!!
 
Chardon Polka Band
Sunday, Apr. 9, 2 p.m.
Not your average polka! Known for being innovative and extremely adaptive, the Chardon Polka Band has an extensive catalogue of traditional polkas mixed with their own tunes and polka-pop covers of artists like Justin Bieber and Lady Ga Ga. They love to entertain and enjoy adding their own unique edge and antics to the genre of polka. No registration required.
Meet Author Lindsay
Monday, Apr. 10, 6:30 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Lindsay Mattick, author of the 2016 Caldecott Award-winning title, Finding Winnie: the True Story of the World’s Most Famous Bear, will be presenting about her story at the library.

The event will be followed by a book signing, and books will be sold on site by The Learned Owl Book Shop. Please register everyone attending. 
Girls in Engineering
Tuesday, Apr. 11, 4:00 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Girls in grades 6-12 join the University of Akron’s Women in Engineering group in activities exploring chemical engineering.
Tween Writing Camp
Thursday, Apr. 13, 4:30 p.m. (Thursday, April 6, 13, 20, & 27)
or call (330) 653-6658.
Attendants will participate in exercises that help develop creative writing skills, write, and their own works of fiction. Please plan to attend all four sessions as the sessions build on each other.
For grades 4-6
Registration is required. 
Buckeye Book Club
Tuesday, Apr. 18, 4:30 pm
or call (330) 653-6658.
Readers in grades 4 to 6 can take part in a lively book discussion on the third Tuesday of every month. For April 18th, read environmental mystery Me and Marvin Gardens by Amy Sarig King. When middle-schooler Obe finds an entirely new animal that eats plastic, he's torn between protecting it from exploitation and sharing his discovery with the world. 
Registration is required - copy of the book are available at the Children's Room desk.
3D Printing for Teen
Wednesday, Apr. 19, 6:30 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Create your own design in Tinkercad. The library will print the design for you. Prints will be ready for pick-up within one week. Must have attended at least one other 3D printing class in order to attend this free-style creation class. This program is for grades 6-12. 
Tween Writing Camp
Thursday, Apr. 20, 4:30 p.m. (Thursday, April 6, 13, 20, & 27)
or call (330) 653-6658.
Attendants will participate in exercises that help develop creative writing skills, write, and their own works of fiction. Please plan to attend all four sessions as the sessions build on each other.
For grades 4-6
Registration is required. 
Kick the Sugar!
Thursday, Apr. 20, 7 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Join registered, licensed dietitian Erin Schenkenberger for an eye opening interactive presentation on how to navigate sugar in your diet. Break the sugar addiction by learning what to look for on ingredient lists, the difference between added and natural sugars and how to avoid deceptive marketing.  Bring your favorite food package labels from home and find out if you are making smart sugar choices. Registration is required.
BlueWater Chamber Or
Sunday, Apr. 23, 2 p.m.
BlueWater Chamber Orchestra Principal Oboist Martin Neubert joins Ken Johnson, violin, Laura Shuster, viola, and Linda Atherton, cello, to perform the Oboe Quartet of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and the Phantasy Quartet of Benjamin Britten.  No registration required.
 
Tween Writing Camp
Thursday, Apr. 27, 4:30 p.m. (Thursday, April 6, 13, 20, & 27)
or call (330) 653-6658.
Attendants will participate in exercises that help develop creative writing skills, write, and their own works of fiction. Please plan to attend all four sessions as the sessions build on each other.
For grades 4-6
Registration is required. 
An Evening with Folk
Thursday, May. 4, 7 p.m.
You won’t want to miss this evening with world-renowned contemporary American folk singer-songwriter John Gorka. With his soulful baritone voice and rich multi-faceted songs full of depth, beauty and emotion, Gorka has been filling concert venues throughout the United States and Europe for well over two decades. Rolling Stone magazine called him "the preeminent male singer-songwriter of what has been dubbed the New Folk Movement.” No registration required.
 
Hard Day’s Nig
Sunday, May. 21, 2 p.m.
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the release of The Beatles seminal album, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, Beatles tribute band, Hard Day’s Night, will play Beatles favorites including “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds,” ”Getting Better,” “With a Little Help from My Friends” and “When I’m Sixty-Four.” Hailing from Cleveland, Hard Day's Night is rated among the top national Beatles tribute groups performing today. No registration required.
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