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:
Twitter & Instagram
Monday, May. 1, 7 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Learn how to promote your business using two popular social media platforms, Twitter and Instagram. Get an overview of best marketing practices, as well how to create a business account for both sites. Prerequisites: Must be familiar with both Twitter and Instagram. This program is part of Small Business Week at the Hudson Library & Historical Society.
 
Database Research fo
Wednesday, May. 3, 10 a.m.


 Learn to find valuable company, industry and financial information for your small business by accessing premium business databases: Business Insights: Essential, Business Source Premier, First Research, Hoovers's, LexisNexis and Reference USA. This program is part of Small Business Week at the Hudson Library & Historical Society.



 
Google for Business
Thursday, May. 4, 10 a.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Hoping to switch from Microsoft Office? Learn why Google products will help improve productivity for you and your business. This class will give you an overview of useful Google apps such as Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Drive, Google Hangouts and more. This program is part of National Small Business Week at the library. Prerequisites: an active email address (must know password) and basic mouse and keyboard skills.

Space is limited and registration is required.  Register online at hudsonlibrary.org or call 330.653.6658 x1010.
Email Marketing with
Saturday, May. 6, 10 a.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
MailChimp is a highly effective online email marketing tool. Learn how to create lists of email subscribers and send well-designed email blasts. Participants will create an email campaign from start to finish. Prerequisites: Strong mouse and keyboard skills. This program is part of Small Business Week at the Hudson Library & Historical Society. 
Intermediate Excel
Tuesday, May. 9, 2 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Build upon your basic Excel knowledge to learn how to use some of Excel’s more powerful features. This class will cover formulas and functions, sorting and filtering, advanced formatting and basic charts and graphs. Prerequisites: Participants must have taken Excel for Beginners or be very familiar with Excel basics.
Minecraft for Tweens
Saturday, May. 13, 2:30 p.m.- 4:00 p.m. (Saturday, Feb. 4th, 2:30 p.m.; Saturday, March 4th, 2:30 p.m.; Saturday, April 1st, 2:30 p.m.; Saturday, May 13th, 2:30 p.m.)
Come mine and craft in Minecraft on our multiplayer server! Grades 2-5. Registration is required.
3D Printed Jewelry
Monday, May. 15, 6:30 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Design a piece of jewelry to print on our Makergear M2 3D printer. See a 3D printer in action and gain hands-on experience with Tinkercad 3D design software. Prerequisites: Strong mouse and keyboard skills.

Registration is required for this free program.  Register online or call 330-653-6658 x1010.  
 
Cut the Cord on Cabl
Tuesday, May. 16, 7 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Frustrated with your cable service or your high cable bill? Ready to cut the cord, but not sure what else is out there? The library will provide an overview of alternatives to cable for broadcast, live events, television series and movies.  Learn how to find the right streaming player and discover content providers, such as Netflix and Hulu.  Find out more about some of the free streaming media the library provides for patrons.

Registration is required for this free event.  Register online at hudsonlibrary.org or call 330.653.6658 x1010.
Introduction to Chro
Monday, May. 22, 2 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Learn how to use Chromecast, a $35 Google gadget that turns your TV into a smart TV.  Learn how to use Netflix, Hulu, and more while using your smartphone as the remote.

Space is limited and registration is required.  Register online at hudsonlibrary.org or call 330.653.6658 x1010.
Pinterest for Busine
Monday, May. 22, 7 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Want free advertising and powerful viral marketing?  Come learn about Pinterest for your business—a simple, online way to help people discover the things they want to plan, buy and do.  Learn the basics of using this website to get noticed, drive traffic and expand your business. 

Pinterest is a social networking website that connects people through the sharing of their interests. This class will cover Pinterest etiquette, smart pinning strategies, unique lingo, tools and general rules around using the Pinterest brand.  Familiarity with Internet basics is recommended.  Space is limited, registration is required.  Register online or call 330.653.6658 x1010. 
 
iPad for Beginners
Thursday, May. 25, 2 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Learn the basics of using your iPad, including navigating, downloading and deleting apps and accessing the internet. A demonstration on downloading e-media (e-books and recorded books) from the library’s e-media collection using the OverDrive app will be included. This class will be geared toward beginners, but more advanced users may learn a thing or two. Prerequisites: Please bring your iPad, Apple ID and Apple ID password.
Graphic Design with
Thursday, Jun. 1, 2 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Canva is a free, web-based design tool that offers everything needed to easily turn ideas into stunning designs. Learn how to create designs for Web or print including blog graphics, presentations, Facebook covers, flyers, posters, invitations and so much more. Prerequisites: Email address, strong mouse, keyboard and web navigation skills.
Minecraft Club
Saturday, Jun. 3, 2:30 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.
Come mine and craft in Minecraft on our multiplayer server! Grades 2-5. Registration is required.
Advanced Gmail
Thursday, Jun. 8, 2 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Learn advanced email functions and applications including managing contacts, creating folders and filtering email.  Find out how powerful this free email service can be.  Prerequisites: an active Gmail account (must know password) and basic mouse and keyboard skills.
3D Printing - Minecr
Thursday, Jun. 15, 10:30 a.m.
Children grades 3-5 will be designing 3D print designs inspired by Minecraft. Registration is required.
Minecraft Club
Saturday, Jul. 1, 2:30 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.
Come mine and craft in Minecraft on our multiplayer server! Grades 2-5. Registration is required.
Thursday, Jul. 13, 3:00 p.m.
Teens grades 6-12 will be designing 3D print designs inspired by Minecraft. Registration is required.
Coding Camp - SumoBo
Friday, Jul. 14, 2:00 p.m.
In this 3-session program, teens in grades 6-8 will learn robotics and programming. In session 1, teens will learn to program SumoBots, then battle them in a competition. Registration is required. 
Video Stories with F
Monday, Jul. 17, 7 p.m.
Create and share compelling, visual stories with the Flipagram app for your Apple or Android device.  Flipagrams are short photo-video stories created from your favorite images and music.  Learn how to create a flipagram and how to share your posts on your favorite social networks.  Prerequisites: Participants should be comfortable navigating their device and should be able to install the free Flipagram app from their app store. Please bring smartphone or tablet. 
 
Space is limited, registration is required.  Register online or call 330.653.6658 x1010.   
 
Coding Camp - Little
Monday, Jul. 24, 2:00 p.m.
In this 3-session program, teens in grades 6-8 will learn robotics and programming. In session 2, teens will learn to write code then plug the littleBits into the computer to see the product of their written code. Registration is required.
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