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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 Limit by event type:
Teen Chocolate Festi
Wednesday, Feb. 10, 7:00 pm
or call (330) 653-6658.
Teens in grades 6 + can enjoy all things chocolate at this pre-Valentine's Day extravaganza.
Registration is required.
Pizza and Pages Book
Saturday, Feb. 13, Noon (Saturdays - September 12th, October 10th, November 14th, December 12th, January 9th, February 13th, March 12th, April 16th, May 14th)
or call (330) 653-6658.
Teens in grades 7 and up can join us on the second Saturday of each month for pizza and to talk about books!

February's Book: The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater

Registration is required. Copies of the book will be provided.
Minecraft Club
Saturday, Feb. 13, 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Saturdays: January 16th, February 13th, March 12th, April 16th)
or call (330) 653-6658.
Teens in grades 6 to 12 can join us to mine and craft on our multi-player server! No account is necessary.

Registration is required for each session date separately.
Anime Club
Sunday, Feb. 14, 1:00 p.m.
Anime, manga, and graphic novel fans in grades 7 to 12 are invited to join us on Sundays at 1:00 p.m. for our monthly anime club meeting! Possible activities include watching popular anime, making Japanese crafts, and deciding what manga and anime to purchase for the teen collection. Snacks will be provided. 

No registration is required. 

January 10th: Movie Screening

February 14th: Onigiri Making

March 13th: Video Gaming

April 17th: Fuse Bead Art
Buckeye Book Club
Tuesday, Feb. 16, 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Book lovers in grades 4 to 6 can join a monthly book discussion on the 3rd Tuesday of every month. The February selection is 2016 Newbery honor book The War that Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley, about a courageous girl who escapes war-threatened London and makes a new life for herself in the country.
Registration is required - copies of the book are available at the Children's Room desk.
New SAT Practice Tes
Sunday, Feb. 21, 1:00 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Students can find out where they stand without having to pay for an actual college admissions exam.  They will take a practice test under testing conditions, get a feel for the endurance  needed and receive score reports highlighting their strengths and areas of focus.
 
The Pop Tarts
Sunday, Feb. 21,2 p.m.
In retro 1960s fashion, movement and perfect harmony, The Pop Tarts will perform a decade of top hit favorites. You won’t want to miss this afternoon of groovy tunes from the best of the 1960s girl groups and female pop singers. No registration required
 

 

 
 
Teen Invention Proje
Wednesday, Feb. 24, 4:00 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Students in grades 6-8 will have the opportunity to design their own glowing signs and solar powered objects at a pilot program designed by “Invention Project”.
 
Invention Project was developed by the National Inventors Hall of Fame for students in grades 6-8.  It is designed to provide a perfect balance of STEM content, entrepreneurial concepts, kinesthetic activities and a “hang out” space, allowing participants’ creativity to flourish.
 
A free ten-session series of Invention Project will also be offered at Hudson Library this coming summer. 
Chamber Music with E
Sunday, Feb. 28,2 p.m.
Composed of a woodwind quintet and an alto saxophonist from northeast Ohio, Ekklésia
Ensemble will  perform chamber music repertoire featuring works by Dubois, Hartley, Milhaud and others. All ages are welcome and there is no registration for this free program.
 

 
Mineways 3D Printing
Monday, Mar. 7,3:30 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Teens in grades 6 to 12 can create a design in Minecraft that will be converted into a 3D print using Mineways software! A basic understanding of Minecraft is helpful, but not required. No account is necessary.

Registration is required.
College Admissions P
Saturday, Mar. 12, 2:00 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
To a lot of freshmen  and sophomores, things like the SAT, college essays, and application seem a lifetime away.  However, there are many aspects of college planning that are important to these students.  This program will help them understand what they do today will help them be more successful when they apply to college.
 
Pizza and Pages Book
Saturday, Mar. 12, Noon (Saturdays - September 12th, October 10th, November 14th, December 12th, January 9th, February 13th, March 12th, April 16th, May 14th)
or call (330) 653-6658.
Teens in grades 7 and up can join us on the second Saturday of each month for pizza and to talk about books!

February's Book: The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater

Registration is required. Copies of the book will be provided.
Minecraft Club
Saturday, Mar. 12, 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Saturdays: January 16th, February 13th, March 12th, April 16th)
or call (330) 653-6658.
Teens in grades 6 to 12 can join us to mine and craft on our multi-player server! No account is necessary.

Registration is required for each session date separately.
Anime Club
Sunday, Mar. 13, 1:00 p.m.
Anime, manga, and graphic novel fans in grades 7 to 12 are invited to join us on Sundays at 1:00 p.m. for our monthly anime club meeting! Possible activities include watching popular anime, making Japanese crafts, and deciding what manga and anime to purchase for the teen collection. Snacks will be provided. 

No registration is required. 

January 10th: Movie Screening

February 14th: Onigiri Making

March 13th: Video Gaming

April 17th: Fuse Bead Art
Buckeye Book Club
Tuesday, Mar. 15,4:30 pm

Book lovers in grades 4 to 6 can join a monthly book discussion on the 3rd Tuesday of every month. The selection for March is Some Kind of Courage by Dan Gemeinhart, about a boy who loses his beloved horse and goes on a quest across the wild west of the 1890s to find her.
Registration is required - copies of the book will be available at the Children's Room desk beginning Feb. 16th.
HUD Talks by Teens
Thursday, Mar. 31, 7:00 pm (March 31st, April 2nd)
or call (330) 653-6658.
Teens in grades 7 + can speak their minds at the first annual HUD Talks events sponsored by the Hudson Library Teen Library Advisory Board. Talks must be submitted in writing for pre-approval. Family and friends as well as the general public are invited to attend and to be inspired! Audience members can register for one or both events.
Guidelines:
Please submit your talk in writing along with any Power Point or other media presentation to be used at teen.room@hudson.lib.oh.us by Thursday, March 17th. 

Talks can be up to 15 minutes in length about any topic appropriate for a general audience - science, history, art, current affairs, etc.

The Teen Library Advisory Board and library staff will select talks - presenters will be notified by March 20th and may be asked to attend a rehearsal.
 
HUD Talks by Teens
Saturday, Apr. 2, 2:00 pm (March 31st, April 2nd)
or call (330) 653-6658.
Teens in grades 7 + can speak their minds at the first annual HUD Talks events sponsored by the Hudson Library Teen Library Advisory Board. Talks must be submitted in writing for pre-approval. Family and friends as well as the general public are invited to attend and to be inspired! Audience members can register for one or both events.
Guidelines:
Please submit your talk in writing along with any Power Point or other media presentation to be used at teen.room@hudson.lib.oh.us by Thursday, March 17th. 

Talks can be up to 15 minutes in length about any topic appropriate for a general audience - science, history, art, current affairs, etc.

The Teen Library Advisory Board and library staff will select talks - presenters will be notified by March 20th and may be asked to attend a rehearsal.
 
Highly-Selective Col
Sunday, Apr. 3, 1:00 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Attendees will learn in detail what it really takes to get admitted to the most selective schools in the country, including those in the Ivy League.
 
Pizza and Pages Book
Saturday, Apr. 16, Noon (Saturdays - September 12th, October 10th, November 14th, December 12th, January 9th, February 13th, March 12th, April 16th, May 14th)
or call (330) 653-6658.
Teens in grades 7 and up can join us on the second Saturday of each month for pizza and to talk about books!

February's Book: The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater

Registration is required. Copies of the book will be provided.
Minecraft Club
Saturday, Apr. 16, 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Saturdays: January 16th, February 13th, March 12th, April 16th)
or call (330) 653-6658.
Teens in grades 6 to 12 can join us to mine and craft on our multi-player server! No account is necessary.

Registration is required for each session date separately.
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