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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Excel for Beginners
Friday, Aug. 25, 11 a.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Learn the basics of this popular spreadsheet program to enhance your current job skills or to start building your resume. Get a hands-on introduction to creating a spreadsheet, entering and formatting data and working with basic formulas and functions. Prerequisites: Participants must have basic computer skills. Familiarity with Microsoft Word 2010 is recommended
Mail Merge
Thursday, Aug. 31, 2 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Learn how to use the Mail Merge tool in Microsoft Word to easily keep address lists, form letters, and mailing labels. Prerequisites: Must have familiarity with Microsoft Word.
Minecraft Club
Saturday, Sep. 2, 2:30 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Come mine and craft in Minecraft on our multiplayer server!

Grades 2-5. 
Registration is required.
Facebook for Busines
Wednesday, Sep. 13, 7 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Do you want to use Facebook to promote your business or side project but don’t know where to start? Get an introduction to business pages on Facebook at the library. This class will help you set up a business page, show you how to post, and examine analytics. Learn do’s and don’ts of interacting with your customers on social media and how to get the most out of using Facebook to promote your business. Prerequisites: A personal account on Facebook or an active email account is required to set up a business page.
Photoshop Elements
Thursday, Sep. 14, 2 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
This class will cover many of the tools Adobe Photoshop Elements 12 offers. Basic concepts like cropping, resizing, and adding different effects to your image will be taught, as well as some tools to manipulate and retouch your photos. Prerequisites: Strong mouse and keyboard skills. 
3D Printing Club for
Thursday, Sep. 14, 4:30 pm-5:30pm
or call (330) 653-6658.
Children grades 3-5 will use Tinkercad to create 3D printed items on a theme. This month's theme is: Bubble wands!
Intermediate Excel
Friday, Sep. 22, 11 a.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.
Video Editing for iP
Thursday, Sep. 28, 2 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Learn how to use your iPad to make and edit videos. This class will cover apps that can be used for making videos, adding fun effects and general video editing. Prerequisites: Participants must have taken iPad for Beginners or be comfortable with navigating the device.
Advanced Excel
Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2 p.m.
Build upon skills acquired in both Intermediate and Beginner’s Excel. This class will cover data validation, Vlookups & pivot charts. Prerequisites: Participants must have taken Intermediate Excel or be very comfortable with Excel basics
3D Printing Club for
Thursday, Oct. 12, 5:30-6:30
Children grades 3-5 will use Tinkercad to create 3D printed items on a theme. 
Coding with Raspberr
Wednesday, Oct. 18, 4:00pm-5:00pm
Teens grades 6-12 with use our Rapberry Pis to learn coding with Python. 

Registration is required. 
Genealogy Databases
Thursday, Oct. 19, 2 p.m.
In celebration of Family History Month, discover the vast amount of information available through the Library’s premium database collection for your genealogy research needs. This class will introduce you to non-traditional genealogy databases to help with your quest in researching your family history. Prerequisites: Strong mouse, keyboard and web skills.
Tuesday, Oct. 24, 9-4 p.m.
In celebration of Family History Month, stop by our digital family history center and get help starting to preserve your family memories digitally! During our Family History Scan Day we can help you convert slides, negatives, VHS tapes, vinyl records, cassette tapes and photos to digital format. Call (330) 653-6658 x1010 to book an one hour appointment with one of our emerging technologies librarians.
3D Printing Househol
Thursday, Oct. 26, 2 p.m.
Curious to see how you can use 3D printed objects at home? Design your own useful household object while learning the basics of 3D printing and design on our Makergear M2 3D printer. Prerequisites: Strong mouse and keyboard skills.
Pixlr Online Photo E
Monday, Nov. 6, 7 p.m.
Learn how to edit photos without having to use expensive software! Pixlr is a web-based, photo editor, which offers a variety of free and easy-to-use tools. Learn how to crop, edit, apply filters and add elements to photos. Prerequisites: Strong mouse and keyboard skills.
Excel for Beginners
Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2 p.m.
Learn the basics of this popular spreadsheet program to enhance your current job skills or to start building your resume. Get a hands-on introduction to creating a spreadsheet, entering and formatting data and working with basic formulas and functions. Prerequisites: Participants must have basic computer skills. Familiarity with Microsoft Word 2010 is recommended
Email Marketing with
Thursday, Nov. 16, 2 p.m.
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.
3D Printed Cookie Cu
Saturday, Dec. 2, 10:00 am-11:00 am
Children in grades 3-5 are invited to create a unique 3D printed cookie cutter at one of two sessions at 10 a.m. or 2 p.m. Participants will learn about 3D printing and design their own cookie cutter in Cookie Caster. Cookie cutters will be printed and will be ready for pick-up within one week.
3D Printed Cookie Cu
Saturday, Dec. 2, 2:00 pm-3:00 pm
Children in grades 3-5 are invited to create a unique 3D printed cookie cutter at one of two sessions at 10 a.m. or 2 p.m. Participants will learn about 3D printing and design their own cookie cutter in Cookie Caster. Cookie cutters will be printed and will be ready for pick-up within one week.
Teen 3D Printed Holi
Monday, Dec. 11, 4:00 p.m.- 5:30 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Teens in grades 6-12 can get into the holiday spirit by creating a unique ornament that will be printed on the library's 3D printer.  Registration is required and space is limited.
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