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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Introduction to Powe
Monday, Sep. 25, 2 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
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 introductory class to 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 2013 is recommended.   
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.
or call (330) 653-6658.
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
Introduction to Publ
Thursday, Oct. 12, 2 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.

Learn how to use Microsoft Publisher to create flyers, brochures, business cards, newsletters and more. This class will introduce you to the basics of formatting a new document in Publisher, including editing and arranging text and images. Prerequisites: basic mouse and keyboard skills.

3D Printing Club for
Thursday, Oct. 12, 5:30-6:30
or call (330) 653-6658.
Children grades 3-5 will use Tinkercad to create 3D printed items on a theme. 
Website Design with
Saturday, Oct. 14, 10 a.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
The Hudson Library & Historical Society will hold 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. 

This workshop will be a demonstration of the Wix.com website—participants will not be creating personal websites during the presentation.  Prerequisities: strong mouse and keyboarding skills. Space is limited, registration is required. Register online or call 330.653.6658 x1010.
Coding with Raspberr
Wednesday, Oct. 18, 4:00pm-5:00pm
or call (330) 653-6658.
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.
or call (330) 653-6658.
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.
Got an Interest in P
Monday, Oct. 23, 2 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Come learn about Pinterest, a simple, online way to organize images, projects, ideas and all of your favorite things.  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.
Family History Scan
Tuesday, Oct. 24, 9-4 p.m.

In celebration of Family History Month, stop by our Digital Family History center and get started to preserving your family memories! We can help you convert slides, negatives, VHS tapes, vinyl records, cassette tapes and photos to digital format. Appointments are required. 

3D Printing Househol
Thursday, Oct. 26, 2 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
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.
Organizational Apps
Thursday, Dec. 14, 2 p.m.
Start the new year on the right foot! Learn about the different apps available that can help you get organized in 2017. See how built-in iPhone and iPad apps such as Calendar, Reminders and Notes can help take the stress out of staying on task. Learn how to organize everything from to-do list, dates, documents, photos and more! Prerequisites: Please bring your iPhone or iPad, Apple ID and Apple ID password.
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