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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Invention Project
Wednesday, Jul. 8, 2:00 p.m.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Innovative students in grades 6-8 are encouraged to think BIG this summer!  Fun hands-on activities focused on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) will be offered during “Invention Project” at the Hudson Library & Historical Society.  Each session will focus on a different STEM concept on Mondays and Wednesdays, beginning Wednesday, June 10th and concluding on Monday, July 13th.  Kids will enjoy activities such as, robotics, kinetics, and video game design. 
 
The Invention Project was developed by the National Inventors Hall of Fame and is designed to provide a perfect balance of STEM content, entrepreneurial concepts, kinesthetic activities and a “hang out” space, allowing participants’ creativity to flourish. 
 
This free ten-session series of Invention Project is made possible with funds from The Burton D. Morgan Foundation. 
Reading Buddies
Thursday, Jul. 9, 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.
Super Movie Night
Thursday, Jul. 9, 6:30 pm
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Teen movie night featuring a superhero movie by popular choice. Popcorn and a drink provided.
Kent/Blossom Music F
Sunday, Jul. 12, 2 p.m. (Sundays, July 12 & 26, 2 p.m.)
The Hudson Library & Historical Society Music Series continues on Sunday, July 12 and again on Sunday, July 26, at 2 p.m. with chamber ensembles from the Kent/Blossom Music Festival in Concert to be held in the rotunda. This program is free and open to the public. No registration required.
 
Invention Project
Monday, Jul. 13, 2:00 p.m.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Innovative students in grades 6-8 are encouraged to think BIG this summer!  Fun hands-on activities focused on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) will be offered during “Invention Project” at the Hudson Library & Historical Society.  Each session will focus on a different STEM concept on Mondays and Wednesdays, beginning Wednesday, June 10th and concluding on Monday, July 13th.  Kids will enjoy activities such as, robotics, kinetics, and video game design. 
 
The Invention Project was developed by the National Inventors Hall of Fame and is designed to provide a perfect balance of STEM content, entrepreneurial concepts, kinesthetic activities and a “hang out” space, allowing participants’ creativity to flourish. 
 
This free ten-session series of Invention Project is made possible with funds from The Burton D. Morgan Foundation. 
Solar Lantern craft
Tuesday, Jul. 14, 2:00 pm
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Make a beautiful colorful lantern powered by the sun. Grades 6 to 12 - registration required.
Reading Buddies
Thursday, Jul. 16, 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.
Reading Buddies
Thursday, Jul. 23, 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.
Dance Party on the P
Saturday, Jul. 25, 2:00 p.m.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
National Dance Day is Saturday July 25.
Dancers of All Ages are invited to the Library patio at 2 p.m. to get their groove on!
We'll make a craft, listen to some music & of course dance! 
Registration is Required 
Kent/Blossom Music F
Sunday, Jul. 26, 2 p.m. (Sundays, July 12 & 26, 2 p.m.)
The Hudson Library & Historical Society Music Series continues on Sunday, July 12 and again on Sunday, July 26, at 2 p.m. with chamber ensembles from the Kent/Blossom Music Festival in Concert to be held in the rotunda. This program is free and open to the public. No registration required.
 
Battle of the Books
Monday, Jul. 27, 6:30 p.m.
In this competition, teens from Hudson Library, Twinsburg Library and Stow-Munroe Falls Library, Akron-Summit County Library, and Cuyahoga Falls Public Library will put their minds to work to answer questions on books that they read this summer.  Tom Stephen, a well known actor and local personality, will emcee the quiz-show styled competition.  The teams will compete for an array of prizes and a trophy that will remain at the winning library until next year’s competition.  Akron-Summit County Library will host the contest this year.  The public is invited to watch these rival teams.  The competition will begin at 6:30 p.m. and refreshments will be served at the conclusion of the program.  Registration is not required for this program.    
 
Reading Buddies
Thursday, Jul. 30, 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.
Super Movie Night
Thursday, Jul. 30, 6:30 pm
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Teen movie night featuring a superhero movie by popular choice. Popcorn and a drink provided.
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. 
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.
 
How to Write Great C
Sunday, Sep. 20, 1:00 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. 
 
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