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:
Introduction to Powe
Wednesday, May. 4, 2 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
PowerPoint is used to create visually appealing presentations that may include photographs, diagrams and text. This class covers the basics of PowerPoint, including creating a slideshow featuring text and pictures, rearranging slides and saving and printing the presentation. Prerequisites: Basic mouse and keyboard skills. 
 
Intermediate Excel
Thursday, May. 5, 2 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Build on your basic Excel knowledge to learn how to use some of the program's more powerful features such as, 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. 
 
Facebook for Busines
Thursday, May. 12, 7p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Get an introduction to business pages on Facebook. Learn how to set up a business page, make posts and analyze 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.
 
Photos with iPad & i
Monday, May. 16, 7 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Learn how to use your iPhone/iPad to take, edit and organize photos. This class covers a variety of iPhone/iPad apps that can be used for taking photos, creating slideshows and editing photos. Learn how to use the synchronizing feature of the Photos app to use with other devices via iCloud. Prerequisites: Participants must be comfortable with navigating the device. 
 
A Tour of Windows 10
Wednesday, May. 18, 2 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
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 3D P
Thursday, May. 19, 2 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Design an object to print on our Makerbot 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, May. 19, 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 (or antenna) and discover content providers, such as Netflix and Hulu.  Find out more about some of the free streaming media the library provides for patrons.
Graphic Design with
Thursday, May. 26, 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: blog graphics, presentations, Facebook covers, flyers, posters, invitations and so much more. Prerequisites: Email address, strong mouse, keyboard and web skills.
Wix.com Parts 1 & 2
Wednesday, Jun. 1, 2-5 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Join library staff for a 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.
 
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.  
iPad for Beginners
Tuesday, Jun. 7, 7 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Back by popular demand, the library will hold an “iPad for Beginners” workshop. 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.
Apps for Booklovers
Thursday, Jun. 16, 2 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
The library will hold a workshop featuring the best free apps for booklovers.  Learn about free library apps for downloading eBooks and eAudiobooks.  Make searching for new library books simple and fun with the CLEVNET app.  Find out how the popular Goodreads app can broaden your reading interests.  Please bring your library card with you.
Music Apps
Tuesday, Jun. 28, 7 p.m.

The library will hold a workshop featuring the best free music apps available for download.  Learn more about apps for streaming, downloading, and making music.  This class will also include a demonstration of free library apps, including Freegal and Hoopla.  Please bring your library card with you.
 
Space is limited, registration is required. Register online at hudsonlibrary.org or call 330.653.6658 x1010.
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