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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The Write Stuff
The Write Stuff
Thursday, Oct. 2, 4:30 p.m. (Thursdays, Sept. 4 & 18, Oct. 2 & 16, Nov. 6 & 20, Dec. 4 & 18)
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Students in grades 4 to 7 can join us on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month for fun writing games and exercises designed to spark the creative flame. Learn how to build a character, map a plot, and enrich a setting, and have the opportunity to share your work with other writers.

Registration is required.
 
Teen LAB
Teen LAB
Saturday, Oct. 4, 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. (Saturdays - September 6th, October 4th, November 1st, December 6th)
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Join the Teen Library Advisory Board! We'll meet monthy to eat, chat about movies and books, and do good deeds with like-minded teens. For teens in grades 7 to 12.

Registration is required.
LEGO Mindstorms
LEGO Mindstorms
Wednesday, Oct. 8, 4:30 p.m. (Wednesdays - October 8th, 15th, 22nd, and 29th)
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Tweens in grades 4 to 7 can learn computer programming with LEGO Mindstorms robots! This session is for kids with no familiarity with programming or Mindstorms. 

Participants must be able to attend on all four Wednesdays:

October 8th, 15th, and 22nd - 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
October 29th - 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Registration is required and begins one week before the first session.
Graphic Design With
Graphic Design With Canva
Thursday, Oct. 9, 2 p.m.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
For those looking to take their graphic design to the next level, the Hudson Library & Historical Society is offering a Canva basics class.
Canva is a web-based design tool that provides users with templates, stock images, illustrations and designer fonts. It’s an easy way to make professional looking web graphics, flyers, greeting cards and invitations at work or at home. The class will cover creating an account, using and editing templates, creating custom publications and publishing designs.
Prerequisites: an active email account and strong internet, mouse and keyboarding abilities.
Basic familiarity with graphic design is helpful, but not required.  
Attendees may visit www.canva.com to create an account and explore the program beforehand.
Registration is required. 
Anime Club
Anime Club
Sunday, Oct. 12, 1:00 p.m.
Are you an Otaku? Do you like anime, manga, and graphic novels? If so, join us at our   anime club meetings!  Snacks will be provided.
No registration is necessary.  
 
3-D Printing
3-D Printing
Monday, Oct. 13, 3:30 p.m.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Sorry program is full.  Learn how to create a simple 3D model on Tinkercad, then design something we’ll make on our 3D printer to pick up later!

Registration is required.
 
LEGO Mindstorms
LEGO Mindstorms
Wednesday, Oct. 15, 4:30 p.m. (Wednesdays - October 8th, 15th, 22nd, and 29th)
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Tweens in grades 4 to 7 can learn computer programming with LEGO Mindstorms robots! This session is for kids with no familiarity with programming or Mindstorms. 

Participants must be able to attend on all four Wednesdays:

October 8th, 15th, and 22nd - 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
October 29th - 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Registration is required and begins one week before the first session.
Introduction to Prez
Introduction to Prezi
Wednesday, Oct. 15, 7 p.m.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Prezi is an internet-based presentation and storytelling tool for presenting ideas on a virtual canvas. The product employs a Zooming User Interface, which allows users to zoom in and out of their presentation media, giving the presentation a modern, dynamic look.
Prerequisites: Intermediate mouse and keyboard skills and some experience with presentation software, such as Microsoft PowerPoint,  are recommended.
Space is limited, and registration is required.
The Write Stuff
The Write Stuff
Thursday, Oct. 16, 4:30 p.m. (Thursdays, Sept. 4 & 18, Oct. 2 & 16, Nov. 6 & 20, Dec. 4 & 18)
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Students in grades 4 to 7 can join us on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month for fun writing games and exercises designed to spark the creative flame. Learn how to build a character, map a plot, and enrich a setting, and have the opportunity to share your work with other writers.

Registration is required.
 
Board Silly Game Clu
"Board Silly" Game Club
Saturday, Oct. 18, 10:00 a.m.
Invite your friends and enjoy an afternoon of games.  A variety of games will be available to play or bring your   favorite from home.  Don’t worry if you don’t know how to play - we’ll teach you. 
No registration needed.
 
Paper Rollercoasters
Paper Rollercoasters
Saturday, Oct. 18, 1:00 p.m.
Registration required, begins Oct 11.
Students in grades 4 to 7 are invited to create a paper rollercoaster. We'll supply the loops, curves, and spirals...and you bring the imagination!

Registration is required and begins one week before the program.
It’s My Busine
It’s My Business
Sunday, Oct. 19, 1:00 p.m. (Sundays, October 19, 26, Nov. 2, 1:00 p.m.)
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Fun! Games! Excitement!  With the help of local entrepreneurs,
Junior Achievement will hold a fun and lively program for students in grades 6-8.

Vince Rucci, co-founder of Vertical Runner will introduce the concept of entrepreneurship and how an entrpreneur can change the world on October 19.

Greg Getzinger, owner of Pizza Bogo Hudson and inventor of the Portion Padl will talk about brain storming ideas and target marketing on October 26.

MJ Lehman, founder of Nicky Nicole will wrap things up by exploring the concept of need and entrepreneurs on November 2.
 
 Registration is required.
 
**This program is sponsored by The Burton D. Morgan Foundation.
 
Smarter Than You Thi
Smarter Than You Think: How Technology Is Changing Our Minds for the Better
Monday, Oct. 20, 7 p.m.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.

Big Ideas for the internet age are what drives author, science and technology writer and frequent NPR guest Clive Thompson. Hear him discuss the ways the human brain has benefited from technology when he speaks at the Hudson Library & Historical Society on Monday, October 20 at 7:00 p.m.
Thompson’s 2013 book, Smarter Than You Think: How Technology Is Changing Our Minds for the Better, proclaims that the current age of technological revolution has produced more awareness, efficiency and innovation than ever before. 
Listen to his recent interview on NPR's On the Media: 
http://bit.ly/1uXx9OM

LEGO Mindstorms
LEGO Mindstorms
Wednesday, Oct. 22, 4:30 p.m. (Wednesdays - October 8th, 15th, 22nd, and 29th)
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Tweens in grades 4 to 7 can learn computer programming with LEGO Mindstorms robots! This session is for kids with no familiarity with programming or Mindstorms. 

Participants must be able to attend on all four Wednesdays:

October 8th, 15th, and 22nd - 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
October 29th - 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Registration is required and begins one week before the first session.
It’s My Busine
It’s My Business
Sunday, Oct. 26, 1:00 p.m. (Sundays, October 19, 26, Nov. 2, 1:00 p.m.)
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Fun! Games! Excitement!  With the help of local entrepreneurs,
Junior Achievement will hold a fun and lively program for students in grades 6-8.

Vince Rucci, co-founder of Vertical Runner will introduce the concept of entrepreneurship and how an entrpreneur can change the world on October 19.

Greg Getzinger, owner of Pizza Bogo Hudson and inventor of the Portion Padl will talk about brain storming ideas and target marketing on October 26.

MJ Lehman, founder of Nicky Nicole will wrap things up by exploring the concept of need and entrepreneurs on November 2.
 
 Registration is required.
 
**This program is sponsored by The Burton D. Morgan Foundation.
 
Caramel Apple Party
Caramel Apple Party
Monday, Oct. 27, 4:00 p.m.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Join us for a delicious afternoon of apples, caramel, and crushed candy.  We'll supply the fixin's and you bring your sweet tooth.  Registration is required.
LEGO Mindstorms
LEGO Mindstorms
Wednesday, Oct. 29, 4:30 p.m. (Wednesdays - October 8th, 15th, 22nd, and 29th)
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Tweens in grades 4 to 7 can learn computer programming with LEGO Mindstorms robots! This session is for kids with no familiarity with programming or Mindstorms. 

Participants must be able to attend on all four Wednesdays:

October 8th, 15th, and 22nd - 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
October 29th - 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Registration is required and begins one week before the first session.
Heroin & the Courts
Heroin & the Courts with Judge Mary Margaret Rowlands
Wednesday, Oct. 29, 7 p.m.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
By every measure,Summit County has an addiction epidemic.  To discuss what role the courts play in this social scourge, the Honorable Mary Margaret Rowlands, Summit County Court of Common Pleas, General Division will discuss Heroin and the Courts.
Teen LAB
Teen LAB
Saturday, Nov. 1, 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. (Saturdays - September 6th, October 4th, November 1st, December 6th)
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Join the Teen Library Advisory Board! We'll meet monthy to eat, chat about movies and books, and do good deeds with like-minded teens. For teens in grades 7 to 12.

Registration is required.
Day of the Dead Skul
Day of the Dead Skull-o-Palooza
Saturday, Nov. 1, 2:00 p.m.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Make skull pillows, skull cookies and more - go skull crazy!
 
Registration is required.
 
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