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, Apr. 28, 1:00-5:00 pm
This free ACT Practice Test for high school students, administered by the Princeton Review, will take place on Sunday, April 28th from 1:00-5:00 pm. It will last approximately 3 ½ hours -- there is no writing portion. Students are asked to bring pencils and a calculator to this free program.  Registration is required. 
Geeky Games
Saturday, Apr. 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.

Cleveland Orchestra
Wednesday, May. 1, 6:30 p.m.
A special Wednesday evening performance by an octet from the Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra will perform the Schubert Octet in F Major, part of the repertoire slated for the Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra June 2019 European Tour. No registration required.
Fortnite Friday
Friday, May. 3, 3:00 p.m.
Come #ridethestorm here with us for our Fortnite Friday Frenzy! Computers and the PS4 are first come, first served. Feel free to bring your own devices and your friends! #letthedarknessrise
No registration required. 
Teen Library Council
Saturday, May. 4, 10:00 am
Teen Library Council is for teens who want to get involved with the library and with their community.  We will be meeting on the first Saturday of every month.  Meeting agenda's will vary month to month as teens come together to volunteer, plan and implement programs and explore ways to help the library and the Hudson community.
Star Wars: The Force
Saturday, May. 4, 2:00 p.m.
Teens aged 11-18 are encouraged to join us Saturday, May 4th at 2 p.m. in the teen room for a showing of Star Wars: The Force Awakens.  As the First Order gains power in the Galaxy an ex-stormtrooper crash lands on a desert planet where he meets Rey and her droid BB8, who contains a secret map to the where abouts of Luke Skywalker.  The two embark on a dangerous adventure to return the droid to the resistance and save the galazxy. For teens aged 11-18. Registration Required.
Classical Music For
Sunday, May. 5, 2 p.m.
In this final concert of the Classical Music for Everyone Series, members of the Akron Symphony will present music from the Classical period, exploring chamber works by familiar composers (Schubert, Haydn and Mozart) and less well-known, but influential composers (Salieri, Boccherini and Chevalier de Saint Georges). This concert was postponed from Sunday, January 20. No registration required.
Anime Club
Wednesday, May. 8, 4:00 p.m.
Come and join us for some Anime love on the second Wednesday of every month at 4pm.  We will be exploring different titles of both Anime and Manga along with delving into Japanese culture through art, crafts, snacks and more!  For ages 11-18. Registration Required.
Fortnite Friday
Friday, May. 10, 3:00 p.m.
Come #ridethestorm here with us for our Fortnite Friday Frenzy! Computers and the PS4 are first come, first served. Feel free to bring your own devices and your friends! #letthedarknessrise
No registration required. 
Fortnite Friday
Friday, May. 17, 3:00 p.m.
Come #ridethestorm here with us for our Fortnite Friday Frenzy! Computers and the PS4 are first come, first served. Feel free to bring your own devices and your friends! #letthedarknessrise
No registration required. 
Night Owls
Sunday, May. 19, 2 p.m.
Night Owls, a 10-piece ensemble tuxedo clad ensemble, will perform music from the 1920s and 1930s Jazz Age. The group’s repertoire includes songs such as ‘You're the Cream In My Coffee”, “A Hot Dog, A Blanket, and You”, and “Crazy Words”, “Crazy Tune”, as well as fox trots, waltzes, and standards of the 1920's such as "Baby Face".  All are welcome. No registration required. 
Buckeye Book Club
Tuesday, May. 21, 4:30 p.m.
Teens in grades 6-8 can join us for a monthly book discussion! For May, Dry by Neal and Jarrod Shusterman, "When the California drought escalates to catastrophic proportions, one teen is forced to make life and death decisions for her family in this harrowing story of survival." 

Copies of the book can be picked up in the Teen Room.
Fortnite Friday
Friday, May. 24, 3:00 p.m.
Come #ridethestorm here with us for our Fortnite Friday Frenzy! Computers and the PS4 are first come, first served. Feel free to bring your own devices and your friends! #letthedarknessrise
No registration required. 
Geeky Games
Saturday, May. 25, 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.

Decorate Your Own Sq
Tuesday, May. 28, 2:00 p.m.
On Tuesday, May 28th at 2p.m. teens are invited to come and decoratre their own squishy!  Pick from a multitude of plain squishies and decorate your own with fabric paint!  This program is for teens ages 11-18.  Registration required. 
Tween Volunteer Boot
Wednesday, May. 29, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Students going into grades 4 to 9 looking for an opportunity to volunteer this summer can help out in the Children's Dept during the Summer Reading Program "A Universe of Stories."  
Participants must attend one of the volunteer training sessions.

Please choose only one session to attend:

Wednesday, 5/29, at 10:00 a.m.

Thursday, 5/30, at 5:30 p.m.

Saturday, 6/2, at 1:00 p.m. 

Cupcake Wars
Wednesday, May. 29, 2:00 p.m.
Teens age 11-18 can compete in a battle of the sweets on Tuesday, May 29th at 2:00 pm! Teens will be given a variety of surpising ingredients to decorate pre-made cupcakes with a chance to win a prize in this creative competition. Registration required. 
Stunt Dog Show with
Wednesday, May. 29, 4:00 pm
The nationally-renowned dog trainer and author of The Big Book of Tricks for the Best Dog Ever will perform his high-energy show featuring tricks, stunts, athletic feats and interactive crowd participation with trained dogs that have been rescued from pounds and shelters. All ages are welcome, but please leave your own 4-legged friends at home!
Copies of his book will be available for purchase and signing courtesy of The Learned Owl.
No registration required.
Tween Volunteer Boot
Thursday, May. 30, 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Students going into grades 4 to 9 looking for an opportunity to volunteer this summer can help out in the Children's Dept during the Summer Reading Program "A Universe of Stories."  
Participants must attend one of the volunteer training sessions.

Please choose only one session to attend:

Wednesday, 5/29, at 10:00 a.m.

Thursday, 5/30, at 5:30 p.m.

Saturday, 6/2, at 1:00 p.m. 

Fortnite Friday
Friday, May. 31, 3:00 p.m.
Come #ridethestorm here with us for our Fortnite Friday Frenzy! Computers and the PS4 are first come, first served. Feel free to bring your own devices and your friends! #letthedarknessrise
No registration required. 
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