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
Saturday, Sep. 3, 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.
 
Intro to 3D Printing
Thursday, Sep. 8, 2 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Design an object to print on our new Makergear M2 3D printer. Get an opportunity to see a 3D printer in action and gain hands-on experience with Tinkercad 3D design software. Prerequisites: Strong mouse and keyboard skills.
 
Cut the Cord on Cabl
Thursday, Sep. 8, 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.
iPad for Beginners
Tuesday, Sep. 20, 7 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. Bring your iPad and your questions. Please bring your iPad, Apple ID and Apple ID password.
 
Don't miss this opportunity to learn more about all things iPad! Space is limited, registration is required. Register online at hudsonlibrary.org or call 330.653.6658 x1010.
Twitter for Business
Wednesday, Sep. 28, 2 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Learn how to promote your business in 140 characters or less. Get an introduction to using Twitter for business, such as composing tweets, best practices, and more. Learn the do’s and don’ts of interacting with your customers on social media. Prerequisites: Attendees must have an active email address and familiarity with Twitter is encouraged.
 
iPad Tips & Tricks
Thursday, Sep. 29, 2 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Have you learned the iPad basics and are ready to take it to the next level? Get the latest iPad tips and tricks at the Hudson Library & Historical Society.  Learn how to extend your iPad’s battery life, organize your apps, better secure your iPad, and more!
 
Prerequisite: Attendees must have taken iPad for Beginners or be very comfortable with iPad basics.  Space is limited, registration is required. Register online or call 330.653.6658 x1010.
Chromebook Crash Cou
Thursday, Sep. 29, 7 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Learn more about the ultra low-cost, but powerful Google Chromebook at the library.  Attendees will get an introduction to the device and all of its functions. A few Chromebooks will be available for participants to try.  Please note that this is a demonstration class only.  Participants are welcome to bring their own Chromebooks.

Space is limited, and registration is required.  Register online at hudsonlibrary.org or call 330.653.6658 x1010.
Intermediate Excel
Saturday, Oct. 1, 11 a.m.
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.
 
 
Evernote & Note-Taki
Tuesday, Oct. 4, 7 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Learn about Evernote, the note-taking app that has been called “your second brain!”  Jotting down class notes or writing your grocery list is just the beginning with this handy tool.  The class will also cover a number of Evernote alternatives including OneNote, Apple Notes, Google Keep and SimpleNote.  Prerequisites: familiarity with Internet basics is recommended.

Space is limited, and registration is required.  Register online at hudsonlibrary.org or call 330.653.6658 x1010.
Wix.com Part 1 & Par
Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Join library staff for this 2-part workshop on using the free website builder, Wix.com.  Wix offers a simple drag and drop approach to Web design for its users.  Wix gives you everything you need to create a free website, with no coding skills necessary.  Prerequisites: Strong mouse and keyboard skills.  

This workshop will be a demonstration of the Wix.com website—participants will not be creating personal websites during the presentation.  Space is limited, registration is required.  Register online or call 330.653.6658 x1010.
?Genealogy Databases
Wednesday, Oct. 12, 7 p.m.
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 as well that can help you with your quest to research your family history.
 
3D Printed Jewelry
Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2 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.
 
 
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