Events
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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Microsoft PowerPoint for Beginners
Monday, Sep. 8, 2 p.m.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Microsoft PowerPoint
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You’ve been asked to put together a presentation using PowerPoint and you have no idea where to begin.  The Hudson Library & Historical Society will offer an Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint class to help you learn the basics of creating a professional looking presentation.    
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.  Familiarity with Microsoft Word 2010 is recommended.   

Space is limited, registration is required.  Register online or call 330.653.6658 x1010.  
Intro to Facebook
Wednesday, Sep. 10, 2 p.m.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Intro to Facebook
Sorry, this event is currently full. There is another class available October 30, at 2 p.m. Register here. The Hudson Library & Historical Society will offer an Intro to Facebook class on Wednesday, September 10 at 2 p.m., in the second-floor computer lab.  For those interested in joining the popular social network, the class will cover the basics of creating an account, connecting with friends and family, sharing photos and more. 
Prerequisites: an active email account (must know password) and basic mouse and keyboard skills.
Registration is required. 
Got An Interest In Pinterest?
Thursday, Sep. 11, 7 p.m.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Got An Interest In P
Sorry, this program is full. 
Come learn about Pinterest, a simple, online way to organize images, projects, ideas and all of your favorite things.  The Hudson Library & Historical Society will offer a Pinterest class to learn the basics of using this virtual pinboard photo-sharing website.

Pinterest is a social networking website that connects people through the sharing of their interests.  Pinners collect images from the web and organize them on virtual pinboards.  Learn how to create and browse pinboards, repin items, add new pins, pin etiquette, and more!   Familiarity with Internet basics is recommended. 

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about Pinterest!  Space is limited, registration is required.  Register online or call 330.653.6658 x1010.
 
Intermediate Microsoft PowerPoint
Monday, Sep. 15, 2 p.m.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Intermediate Microso
You’ve learned the basics of PowerPoint, now it’s time to discover some of the advanced features that make PowerPoint fun to use.   The Hudson Library & Historical Society will offer an Intermediate Microsoft PowerPoint class to help you learn how to create a professional looking presentation.   

PowerPoint is used to create visually appealing presentations that may include photographs, diagrams and text.  This class covers adding media-rich content to your presentation, including inserting a sound clip, inserting a video into a presentation, setting movie options, and inserting a Photo Album.  It is recommended that participants have taken PowerPoint for Beginners or are familiar with the basic features of Microsoft PowerPoint 2010.   

Space is limited, registration is required.  Register online or call 330.653.6658 x1010.
Advanced-Basic Teen Computer Coding
Monday, Sep. 15, 4:00 p.m. (Mondays, September 15, 22, 29, 4 p.m.)
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Advanced-Basic Teen
Teens will learn the advanced-basics of programming with  a fun, accessible and visual method to computer coding.  Although Basic Teen Coding is not a prerequisite for this course, it would prove useful to the students.  Students must come to class with a valid email address.  This class is for grades 6-12."
iPad for Beginners
Wednesday, Sep. 17, 2 p.m.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
iPad for Beginners
Back by popular demand, the Hudson Library & Historical Society will hold another “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.
 
Don't miss this opportunity to learn more about all things iPad! Space is limited, registration is required. Register online or call 330.653.6658 x1010.
 
Advanced-Basic Teen Computer Coding
Monday, Sep. 22, 4:00 p.m. (Mondays, September 15, 22, 29, 4 p.m.)
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Advanced-Basic Teen
Teens will learn the advanced-basics of programming with  a fun, accessible and visual method to computer coding.  Although Basic Teen Coding is not a prerequisite for this course, it would prove useful to the students.  Students must come to class with a valid email address.  This class is for grades 6-12."
Excel for Beginners
Wednesday, Sep. 24, 2 p.m.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Excel for Beginners
Learn the basics of this popular spreadsheet program to enhance your current job skills or to start building your resume. Attendees will get a hands-on introduction to Microsoft Excel 2010, including learning how to create a spreadsheet, enter and format data, and work with basic formulas and functions. 
Graphic Design with Canva
Thursday, Sep. 25, 7 p.m.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Graphic Design with
For those looking to take their graphic design to the next level, the Hudson Library & Historical Society is offering a Canva basics class.
Canva is a web-based design tool that provides users with templates, stock images, illustrations and designer fonts. It’s an easy way to make professional looking web graphics, flyers, greeting cards and invitations at work or at home. The class will cover creating an account, using and editing templates, creating custom publications and publishing designs.
Prerequisites: an active email account and strong internet, mouse and keyboarding abilities.
Basic familiarity with graphic design is helpful, but not required.  
Attendees may visit www.canva.com to create an account and explore the program beforehand.
Registration is required. 
Advanced-Basic Teen Computer Coding
Monday, Sep. 29, 4:00 p.m. (Mondays, September 15, 22, 29, 4 p.m.)
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Advanced-Basic Teen
Teens will learn the advanced-basics of programming with  a fun, accessible and visual method to computer coding.  Although Basic Teen Coding is not a prerequisite for this course, it would prove useful to the students.  Students must come to class with a valid email address.  This class is for grades 6-12."
Microsoft PowerPoint for Beginners
Monday, Oct. 6, 2 p.m.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Microsoft PowerPoint
You’ve been asked to put together a presentation using PowerPoint and you have no idea where to begin.  The Hudson Library & Historical Society will offer an Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint class to help you learn the basics of creating a professional looking presentation.    

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.  Familiarity with Microsoft Word 2010 is recommended.   

Space is limited, registration is required.  Register online or call 330.653.6658 x1010.  
Graphic Design With Canva
Thursday, Oct. 9, 2 p.m.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Graphic Design With
For those looking to take their graphic design to the next level, the Hudson Library & Historical Society is offering a Canva basics class.
Canva is a web-based design tool that provides users with templates, stock images, illustrations and designer fonts. It’s an easy way to make professional looking web graphics, flyers, greeting cards and invitations at work or at home. The class will cover creating an account, using and editing templates, creating custom publications and publishing designs.
Prerequisites: an active email account and strong internet, mouse and keyboarding abilities.
Basic familiarity with graphic design is helpful, but not required.  
Attendees may visit www.canva.com to create an account and explore the program beforehand.
Registration is required. 
Best Apps for the Older & Wiser
Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2 p.m.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Best Apps for the Ol
Are you getting the most out of the apps on your tablet or mobile device? “Apps,” or useful software applications that can be easily downloaded to customize your device, have created a common ground between older persons, their children and their grandchildren. 

We’ve put together some of the best apps for baby boomers and senior tablet users to facilitate in all facets of life.  If you’re looking for some new apps that will help to keep you in touch, monitor health and stay sharp, join us for this free workshop.
Space is limited, and registration is required. Register online or call 330.653.6658 x1010.  
Smarter Than You Think: How Technology Is Changing Our Minds for the Better
Monday, Oct. 20, 7 p.m.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Smarter Than You Thi

Big Ideas for the internet age are what drives author, science and technology writer and frequent NPR guest Clive Thompson. Hear him discuss the ways the human brain has benefited from technology when he speaks at the Hudson Library & Historical Society on Monday, October 20 at 7:00 p.m.
Thompson’s 2013 book, Smarter Than You Think: How Technology Is Changing Our Minds for the Better, proclaims that the current age of technological revolution has produced more awareness, efficiency and innovation than ever before. 
Listen to his recent interview on NPR's On the Media: 
http://bit.ly/1uXx9OM

Intermediate Excel
Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2 p.m.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Intermediate Excel
Build upon your basic Excel knowledge to really learn how to use some of Excel’s more powerful features. The class will cover formulas and functions, sorting and filtering, advanced formatting, and basic charts and graphs. 

Prerequisites: Participants must have taken Microsoft Excel for Beginners or already be very familiar with Excel basics. 
 
Intermediate Microsoft PowerPoint
Thursday, Oct. 23, 7 p.m.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Intermediate Microso
You’ve learned the basics of PowerPoint, now it’s time to discover some of the advanced features that make PowerPoint fun to use.   The Hudson Library & Historical Society will offer an Intermediate Microsoft PowerPoint class to help you learn how to create a professional looking presentation.   

PowerPoint is used to create visually appealing presentations that may include photographs, diagrams and text.  This class covers adding media-rich content to your presentation, including inserting a sound clip, inserting a video into a presentation, setting movie options, and inserting a Photo Album.  It is recommended that participants have taken PowerPoint for Beginners or are familiar with the basic features of Microsoft PowerPoint 2010.   

Space is limited, registration is required.  Register online or call 330.653.6658 x1010.
Intro to Publisher
Monday, Nov. 3, 7 p.m.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Intro to Publisher
Publisher is a program used in many office environments to create flyers, banners and other graphics. In this class, learn the basics of creating publications from templates and from scratch.
Prerequisites: Participants should have strong mouse and keyboard skills.
 
Microsoft PowerPoint for Beginners
Thursday, Nov. 6, 7 p.m.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Microsoft PowerPoint
You’ve been asked to put together a presentation using PowerPoint and you have no idea where to begin.  The Hudson Library & Historical Society will offer an Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint class to help you learn the basics of creating a professional looking presentation.    

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.  Familiarity with Microsoft Word 2010 is recommended.   

Space is limited, registration is required.  Register online or call 330.653.6658 x1010.  
Introduction to Prezi
Saturday, Nov. 15, 2 p.m.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Introduction to Prez
Prezi is an internet-based presentation and storytelling tool for presenting ideas on a virtual canvas. The product employs a Zooming User Interface, which allows users to zoom in and out of their presentation media, giving the presentation a modern, dynamic look.
Prerequisites: Intermediate mouse and keyboard skills and some experience with presentation software, such as Microsoft PowerPoint,  are recommended.
Space is limited, and registration is required.
Got An Interest In Pinterest?
Thursday, Dec. 4, 7 p.m.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
Got An Interest In P
Come learn about Pinterest, a simple, online way to organize images, projects, ideas and all of your favorite things.  The Hudson Library & Historical Society will offer a Pinterest class to learn the basics of using this virtual pinboard photo-sharing website.

Pinterest is a social networking website that connects people through the sharing of their interests.  Pinners collect images from the web and organize them on virtual pinboards.  Learn how to create and browse pinboards, repin items, add new pins, pin etiquette, and more!   Familiarity with Internet basics is recommended. 

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about Pinterest!  Space is limited, registration is required.  Register online or call 330.653.6658 x1010.
 
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