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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 Limit by event type:
Invention Project
Monday, Jun. 26, 2:00 p.m. (June 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28, July 3, 5, 10, 12)
or call (330) 653-6658.
Innovative students in grades 6-9 are encouraged to think BIG!  Fun hands-on activities focused on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) will be offered.  Each session will focus on a different STEM concept. 
Reading Buddies
Tuesday, Jun. 27, 1:00 p.m. (Tuesday, June 13, 20, 27, 1 p.m.)
or call (330) 653-6658.
“Big Readers” (grades 4-12) and “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. All Buddies (Big and Little) must register for this program.
Reading Buddies
Tuesday, Jun. 27, 1:30 p.m. (Tuesday, June 13, 20, 27, 1:30 p.m)
or call (330) 653-6658.
“Big Readers” (grades 4-12) and “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. 
Teen 3D Entrepreneur
Tuesday, Jun. 27, 3:00 pm (Tuesdays, June 6, 13, 20, 27)
In this 4 session series, teens going into grades 5 and up can design a 3D tool or toy, create a marketing strategy and packaging, and pitch it to a panel of judges to win 5 free 3D prints of the product.
Attendance at all four sessions is strongly suggested. Some experience with Tinkercad is a plus.

June 6th, 3:00: Brainstorming ideas, preliminary design
June 13th, 1:00 or 3:00: Create design in Tinkercad
June 20th, 3:00: Examine printed product, develop packaging and marketing
June 27th, 3:00: Elevator pitch the product to panel of judges

All sessions take place in the Flood Family Meeting Room except for June 13th, which will be in the Computer Lab.
Register once for all four sessions.
Invention Project
Wednesday, Jun. 28, 2:00 p.m. (June 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28, July 3, 5, 10, 12)
or call (330) 653-6658.
Innovative students in grades 6-9 are encouraged to think BIG!  Fun hands-on activities focused on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) will be offered.  Each session will focus on a different STEM concept. 
3D Print and Paint,
Friday, Jun. 30, 1:00 p.m.
Grades 6-12 are invited to learn how to create their own 3D print design in Tinkercad. The library will print the designs and we will follow up on July 11 to paint the prints. 
Wave on Wheels: Shar
Monday, Jul. 3, 11:00 a.m.
Newport Aquarium is back with a live shark! Learn about and touch a shark at this educational and fun program. 

This presentation is geared toward grades K-2, but all ages are welcome to enjoy this program and participate in a shark craft afterward.  Sponsored by Hudson Community Foundation and Akron Children’s Hospital.
Invention Project
Monday, Jul. 3, 2:00 p.m. (June 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28, July 3, 5, 10, 12)
or call (330) 653-6658.
Innovative students in grades 6-9 are encouraged to think BIG!  Fun hands-on activities focused on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) will be offered.  Each session will focus on a different STEM concept. 
Invention Project
Wednesday, Jul. 5, 2:00 p.m. (June 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28, July 3, 5, 10, 12)
or call (330) 653-6658.
Innovative students in grades 6-9 are encouraged to think BIG!  Fun hands-on activities focused on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) will be offered.  Each session will focus on a different STEM concept. 
Kent/Blossom Music F
Sunday, Jul. 9, 2 p.m.
These performing chamber groups are made up of talented string, woodwind, horn and piano students who come to Kent State University every summer from all over the world to develop professional skills through intensive study with visiting master artists, members of The Cleveland Orchestra, and Kent State School of Music University
faculty. No registration required.
Invention Project
Monday, Jul. 10, 2:00 p.m. (June 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28, July 3, 5, 10, 12)
or call (330) 653-6658.
Innovative students in grades 6-9 are encouraged to think BIG!  Fun hands-on activities focused on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) will be offered.  Each session will focus on a different STEM concept. 
3D Print and Paint,
Tuesday, Jul. 11, 1:00 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Grades 6-12 can join us to paint the 3D printed designs they created in our first class on June 30. Students are not required to attend the first class in order to register for this session. 
 
Reading Buddies
Tuesday, Jul. 11, 1:00 p.m. (Tuesdays, July 11, 18, 25, 1:00 p.m.)
or call (330) 653-6658.
“Big Readers” (grades 4-12) and “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.  
Reading Buddies
Tuesday, Jul. 11, 1:30 p.m. (Tuesdays, July 11, 18, 25, 1:30 p.m.)
or call (330) 653-6658.
“Big Readers” (grades 4-12) and “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. 
Invention Project
Wednesday, Jul. 12, 2:00 p.m. (June 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28, July 3, 5, 10, 12)
or call (330) 653-6658.
Innovative students in grades 6-9 are encouraged to think BIG!  Fun hands-on activities focused on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) will be offered.  Each session will focus on a different STEM concept. 
Thursday, Jul. 13, 3:00 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Teens grades 6-12 will be designing 3D print designs inspired by Minecraft. Registration is required.
Coding Camp - SumoBo
Friday, Jul. 14, 2:00 p.m.
In this 3-session program, teens in grades 6-8 will learn robotics and programming. In session 1, teens will learn to program SumoBots, then battle them in a competition. Registration is required. 
App Development for
Saturday, Jul. 15, 9:30 a.m. (Saturday, July 15, 29)
or call (330) 653-6658.
Learn the ins and outs of app development with hands-on instruction from TechCorps. For grades 5-8.  Sponsored by The Burton D. Morgan Foundation.  You need only to sign up for one of the two sessions.
Reading Buddies
Tuesday, Jul. 18, 1:00 p.m. (Tuesdays, July 11, 18, 25, 1:00 p.m.)
or call (330) 653-6658.
“Big Readers” (grades 4-12) and “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.  
Reading Buddies
Tuesday, Jul. 18, 1:30 p.m. (Tuesdays, July 11, 18, 25, 1:30 p.m.)
or call (330) 653-6658.
“Big Readers” (grades 4-12) and “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. 
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