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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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.
 
It’s My Busine
It’s My Business
Sunday, Nov. 2, 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.

Karin Stifler, owner of True Wealth Advisors 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.
 
Intro to Publisher
Intro to Publisher
Monday, Nov. 3, 7 p.m.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
We're sorry. This program is currently full. Click "Register Online" to be added to the waiting list. 
Publisher is a program used in many office environments to create flyers, banners and other graphics. In this class, learn the basics of creating publications from templates and from scratch.
Prerequisites: Participants should have strong mouse and keyboard skills.
 
Holiday Cards With C
Holiday Cards With Canva
Wednesday, Nov. 5, 7 p.m.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.

For those looking to design a professional-looking, personalized Holiday card, we're hosting a Holiday Cards With Canva 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 web graphics, flyers, greeting cards and invitations at work or at home. 
Participants should bring any digital family photos they’d like to include in the card design. Cards will not be printed during the class, but participants will have a finished design to print professionally or at home. Attendees should bring a flash drive or have an active cloud storage account set up (Dropbox, Google Drive, etc.). The library also sells flash drives for $5.
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.
To register, visit hudsonlibrary.org or call 330.653.6658 x1010.

The Write Stuff
The Write Stuff
Thursday, Nov. 6, 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.
 
Pizza and Pages Book
Pizza and Pages Book Club
Saturday, Nov. 8, Noon (Saturdays - September 13th, October 11th, November 8th, December 13th)
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Sorry, this event is currently full. Click "Register Online" and fill out the form to be added to the waiting list.

Teens in grades 6 to 9 are invited to join us once a month to talk about books and enjoy some pizza. 

Copies of the book will be available when you register.

 

Minecraft Club
Minecraft Club
Saturday, Nov. 8, 2:00 p.m. (Saturdays, Sept. 13, Oct. 11, Nov. 8, 2:00 p.m.)
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Sorry, this event is currently full. Click "Register Online" and fill out the form to be added to the waiting list.

Teens in grades 6 to 12 can join us to mine and craft on our multi-player server! A paid account is not required.
  
Registration is required.
 
Anime Club
Anime Club
Sunday, Nov. 9, 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.  
 
LEGO Mindstorms
LEGO Mindstorms
Thursday, Nov. 13, 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Registration required, begins Nov 6.
Tweens in grades 4 to 7 can learn computer programming with LEGO Mindstorms robots!

This session is for kids with a basic basic familiarity with programming and/or Mindstorms. We'll jump right in to teaching our robots to perform simple tasks! 

Registration is required and begins one week before the first session.
Board Silly Game Clu
"Board" Silly Game Club
Saturday, Nov. 15, 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.
 
Introduction to Prez
Introduction to Prezi
Saturday, Nov. 15, 2 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.
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Learn How to Pitch Your Business
Monday, Nov. 17, 4:30 p.m.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Celebrate Global Entrepreneur Week with LightHouse Ohio, an entrepreneurial accelerator program for high school students. LightHouse Ohio, the first true entrepreneurial accelerator program for high school students run by Cleveland’s LaunchHouse, will be giving a presentation on several essential skills for student entrepreneurs. Taught by student mentors themselves, the interactive activities and talks will cover the finer points of business negotiation, and get students up and out of their seats to do some public speaking and practice pitching themselves! This program is sponsored by the Burton D. Morgan Foundation.Registration is required.
 
Shreyas Tallamraju is a Director at LightHouse Ohio. Shreyas is also the Co-Founder and COO of InternsHS, one of the first websites for high school students to find exclusive internships for their age groups. He is also the CTO of Deva Water. In his free time, Shreyas enjoys writing, and he has been published on popular tech blog The Phat Startup.
 
Bharath Katragadda is a Director at LightHouse Ohio. Bharath is also the Co-Founder and CEO of InternsHS, one of the first websites for high school students to find exclusive internships for their age group.
 

 
The Write Stuff
The Write Stuff
Thursday, Nov. 20, 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 Scene After Hou
Teen Scene After Hours Party
Friday, Nov. 21, 6:00 p.m.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
After hours party for after dark fun.  Games, Food and Fun!  The more the merrier.
 
Registration is required. Permission slip must be signed by a parent and brought to the lock-in or turned in at the teen room desk. 
 
Jewelry Making
Jewelry Making
Tuesday, Dec. 2, 3:30 p.m.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Learn the basics of jewelry making and then design a bracelet and earrings to keep!
 
Registration is required.
 
The Write Stuff
The Write Stuff
Thursday, Dec. 4, 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, Dec. 6, 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.
Pizza and Pages Book
Pizza and Pages Book Club
Saturday, Dec. 13, Noon (Saturdays - September 13th, October 11th, November 8th, December 13th)
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Sorry, this event is currently full. Click "Register Online" and fill out the form to be added to the waiting list.

Teens in grades 6 to 9 are invited to join us once a month to talk about books and enjoy some pizza. 

Copies of the book will be available when you register.

 

Anime Club
Anime Club
Sunday, Dec. 14, 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.  
 
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