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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College Financial Pl
Saturday, Jan. 26, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Teens and parents can get a jumpstart on college financial planning through this free workshop presented by Tax and Financial Strategies of Kent, Ohio. This planning session will take place on Saturday, January 26th at 2:00 pm and can apply to both pre-teens and teens to help parents and teens plan early! The session will dip into information on loans, scholarships, the FASFA and how to best apply for them regardless of your family's income bracket. 
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ACT Practice Test
Sunday, Feb. 3, 1:00-5:00 pm
or call (330) 653-6658.
This free ACT Practice Test for high school students, administered by the Princeton Review, will take place on Sunday, February 3rd 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. 
Classical Music For
Sunday, Jan. 20, 2 p.m.
The Classical Music For Everyone Series continues as members of the Akron Symphony Orchestra present works by three musical giants of the Classical Period – Haydn, Mozart and Schubert. The second half of the program will feature works by three lesser-known but influential composers of the Classical Period – Salieri, The Chevalier de Saint Georges and Boccherini. All ages are welcome. No registration is required. 
Fortnite Friday
Friday, Jan. 25, 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Teens 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
Geeky Games
Saturday, Jan. 26, 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.

Fortnite Friday
Friday, Feb. 1, 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Teens 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
Teen Library Council
Saturday, Feb. 2, 10:00 am
or call (330) 653-6658.
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.
Teen Film Fanatics (
Saturday, Feb. 2, 2:00 pm
or call (330) 653-6658.
Teens are invited to join us for a showing of Peyton Reed's Ant-Man and The Wasp (PG-13/118) on Saturday, February 2nd at 2pm.

Join Ant-Man as he teams up with fellow colleague The Wasp to take on a new threat, Ghost. 

Afterwards, teens are encouraged to stay and discuss their thoughts and opinions on the film.

For ages 11-18. Registration Required. 
Cleveland Chinese Mu
Sunday, Feb. 3, 2 p.m.
Celebrate the Year of the Pig with the return of the Cleveland Chinese Music Ensemble. The ensemble will present a new and varied program and welcome special guest guzheng (Chinese zither) player Jarrelle Barton who will play several solo pieces and perform in collaboration with the ensemble. All ages welcome. No registration required. 
Real World Robots
Wednesday, Feb. 6, 6:30 p.m. (Wednesdays, February 6, 13, 20, & 27, 6:30 p.m. and Wednesdays, March 6 & 13, 6:30 p.m.)
or call (330) 653-6658.
Tweens and teens ages 11 to 18 are invited to to a multi session Real World Robotics class. In the class, students interested in technology will create robotic models inspired by real life robotic technologies. 

This class goes from February 6th to March 13th -- please sign up once for all sessions.
Anime Club
Wednesday, Feb. 13, 4:00 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
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.
SAT Practice Test
Sunday, Feb. 17, 1:00-5:00 pm
or call (330) 653-6658.
This free SAT Practice Test for high school students, administered by the Princeton Review, will take place on Sunday, February 17th 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. 
Classical Music For
Sunday, Feb. 17, 2 p.m.
Members of the Akron Symphony Orchestra will present a program of works by composers from the Romantic period as the Classical Music For Everyone Series continues. Come explore 19th century music from various countries including Germany, France, Scandinavia and Eastern Europe. All ages are welcome. No registration required.
Buckeye Book Club
Tuesday, Feb. 19, 4:30 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Grades 6-8. Join us each month as we read and discuss a new book. For February: Darius the Great is Not Okay by Adib Khorram, a Morris Award nominated book about a Persian American boy who must travel with his family to Iraq for the first time ever to meet his dying grandfather. 

Books can be picked up at the Teen desk. 
Geeky Games
Saturday, Feb. 23, 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.

Teen Library Council
Saturday, Mar. 2, 10:00 am
or call (330) 653-6658.
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.
ACT Practice Test
Sunday, Mar. 3, 1:00-5:00 pm
This free ACT Practice Test for high school students, administered by the Princeton Review, will take place on Sunday, March 3rd 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. 
Anime Club
Wednesday, Mar. 13, 4:00 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
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.
Brigid’s Cross
Wednesday, Mar. 13, 7 p.m.
Don your green and celebrate St. Patrick’s day with Brigid’s Cross. Master violinist and vocalist Paul Baker and his wife, Peggy, on vocals, piano and bodhran, deliver a fun, interactive show that spotlights both traditional Celtic folk and contemporary Irish music. All ages are welcome. No registration required. 
 Classical Music For
Sunday, Mar. 24, 2 p.m.
The Classical Music For Everyone Series continues as members of the Akron Symphony Orchestra explore this diverse period in music history. The 20th century saw dramatic innovation and a great variety of musical forms extending from Neoclassicism to works exhibiting a jazz influence. All ages welcome. No registration required.
 
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