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 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.
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.
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.
 
 
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
Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Join library staff for a 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.
or call (330) 653-6658.
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.
 
Advanced Gmail
Thursday, Oct. 13, 2 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Take your email skills to the next level with our Advanced Gmail class. 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.

Space is limited and registration is required.  Register online at hudsonlibrary.org or call 330.653.6658 x1010.
Minecraft for Tweens
Saturday, Oct. 15, 2:30 pm (Saturday, October 15, November 19, December 3, 2:30 pm)
or call (330) 653-6658.
Join us to mine and craft on our multi-player server! No account needed. For grades 2-5.

Registration is required. 
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.
 
 
A Tour of Windows 10
Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2 p.m.
See what Microsoft’s completely redesigned operating system is all about during this informative program.  Learn how to navigate and customize the interface and get tips and tricks for getting the most out of the Windows 10 experience.  Please note that this is a demonstration class only.  Participants are welcome to bring their own laptops or tablets.
Introduction to Face
Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2 p.m.
For those interested in joining the popular social network Facebook, this class will cover the basics of creating an account, connecting with friends and family, sharing photos and more.  We will also cover privacy and security issues.  Prerequisites: an active email account (must know password) and basic mouse and keyboard skills.
Canva
Thursday, Nov. 10, 2 p.m.
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: blog graphics, presentations, Facebook covers, flyers, posters, invitations and so much more. Prerequisites: Email address, strong mouse, keyboard and web skills.
 
Minecraft for Tweens
Saturday, Nov. 19, 2:30 pm (Saturday, October 15, November 19, December 3, 2:30 pm)
or call (330) 653-6658.
Join us to mine and craft on our multi-player server! No account needed. For grades 2-5.

Registration is required. 
Pixlr: Online Photo
Monday, Nov. 21, 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.
 
 
Minecraft for Tweens
Saturday, Dec. 3, 2:30 pm (Saturday, October 15, November 19, December 3, 2:30 pm)
or call (330) 653-6658.
Join us to mine and craft on our multi-player server! No account needed. For grades 2-5.

Registration is required. 
Apps for Booklovers
Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2 p.m.
 Learn about free library apps for downloading eBooks and eAudiobooks.  Get familiar with apps like OverDrive, Hoopla and Librevox.  Find out how the popular Goodreads app can broaden your reading interests.  Prerequisites: Please bring your library card with you.
Email Marketing with
Thursday, Dec. 8, 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.
 
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