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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An Evening with Tom
Monday, Jan. 23, 7 p.m.
This program is full.
Tom Murdough, founder of Little Tikes, Step2, and his newest venture Simplay3 will kick off the Hudson Library’s 2017 Winter/Spring Entrepreneurship Series.  Murdough will join award-winning reporter Kabir Bhatia for a conversation about the evolution of Murdough’s long and successful career.

 
Generation Startup S
Wednesday, Jan. 25, 7:00 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
With support from The Burton D. Morgan Foundation, the movie GENERATION STARTUP will be presented in the Teen Room.  It captures the struggles and triumphs of recent college graduates who put everything on the line to build startups in Detroit. Shot over 17 months, it’s an honest, in-the-trenches look at what it takes to launch a startup. Directed by Academy Award winner Cynthia Wade and award-winning filmmaker Cheryl Miller Houser, the film celebrates risk-taking, urban revitalization, and diversity while delivering a vital call-to-action—with entrepreneurship at a record low, the country’s economic future is at stake.
Content Marketing
Tuesday, Feb. 7, 6:30 p.m.


Jessa Hochman, CEO of Citrus Social, a Cleveland content marketing firm, will speak as part of the library’s Winter/Spring 2017 Entrepreneurship Series.  Hochman will discuss content marketing with a focus on social media.

The Entrepreneurship Series is sponsored by the Burton D. Morgan Foundation.  Register for this free program online at hudsonlibrary.org or call 330.653.6658 x1010.
Putting the Pieces T
Tuesday, Feb. 21, 6:30 p.m.


Cynthia M. Kula, CPA/PFS, CFP® will present a program at the library on business and personal financial planning.  Kula has more than 35 years of public accounting experience and is Director of Tax at Walthall CPAs.

The Entrepreneurship Series is sponsored by the Burton D. Morgan Foundation.  Register for this free program online at hudsonlibrary.org or call 330.653.6658 x1010.
RESOURCES FOR NON-PR
Wednesday, Feb. 22, 10 a.m.


Representatives of the Akron office of BVU: The Center for Nonprofit Excellence will discuss resources for non-profits as part of Hudson Library & Historical Society Winter/Spring 2017 Burton D. Morgan Entrepreneurship Series . Learn about services BVU provides to nonprofits, such as referral of board members, pro bono and direct service volunteers. 
Arts Entrepreneurshi
Tuesday, Mar. 7, 6:30 p.m.


The library will host an Arts Entrepreneurship Panel as part of its Winter/Spring 2017 Entrepreneurship Series. Liz Maugans, Executive Director of Zygote Press, Nicole Mullet, Executive Director of ArtsNow, and Gabe Pollack, Director of the BOP STOP at The Music Settlement, will share their experiences in this field and what creative, analytical and entrepreneurial skills are needed for success.

The Entrepreneurship Series is sponsored by the Burton D. Morgan Foundation.  Register for this free program online at hudsonlibrary.org or call 330.653.6658 x1010.
Search Engine Market
Tuesday, Mar. 21, 6:30 p.m.


Learn how to leverage your website to reach clients with Leslie Carruthers, President of The Search Guru. Carruthers founded The Search Guru, a search engine marketing (SEM) and search engine optimization (SEO) company to help create custom digital marketing solutions for businesses.

The Entrepreneurship Series is sponsored by the Burton D. Morgan Foundation.  Register for this free program online at hudsonlibrary.org or call 330.653.6658 x1010.
Food Entrepreneurshi
Thursday, Mar. 23, 6:30 p.m.


The library will host a Food Entrepreneurship Panel as part of its Winter/Spring 2017 Entrepreneurship Series. Abe Nabors of Mustard Seed Market & Café, Brian Gura, owner of Cleveland Tofu and President at International Specialty Produce (ISP), Inc., Sean Brauser, Founder Romeo's Pizza & Pizzafire, will share their challenges and successes.  The panel will be moderated by Vivian Goodman, formerly of WKSU’s Quick Bites and a member of Les Dames d’Escoffier of Cleveland.

The Entrepreneurship Series is sponsored by the Burton D. Morgan Foundation.  Register for this free program online at hudsonlibrary.org or call 330.653.6658 x1010.
QuickBooks Workshops
Wednesday, Mar. 29, 6:30 p.m.


Tips & techniques on using the latest version of QuickBooks accounting software will be explained in a two-part workshop from Kathy Dise, President and Founder of BudgetEase.  Register for each session separately.

The first night will cover creating company data files, setting company preferences, backing up and restoring data files, and a basic overview on customers, vendors and reports.  Part II will cover in-depth coverage of customers and vendors, inventory management and customizing and exporting reports.
 
This program is part of the library’s Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship Research Entrepreneurship Series and is also co-sponsored by the Akron SCORE chapter.  Register for each session at hudsonlibrary.org or call 330.653.6658 x1010.
QuickBooks Workshops
Thursday, Mar. 30, 6:30 p.m.

Tips & techniques on using the latest version of QuickBooks accounting software will be explained in a two-part workshop from Kathy Dise, President and Founder of BudgetEase.  Register for each session separately.

The first night will cover creating company data files, setting company preferences, backing up and restoring data files, and a basic overview on customers, vendors and reports.  Part II will cover in-depth coverage of customers and vendors, inventory management and customizing and exporting reports.
 
This program is part of the library’s Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship Research Entrepreneurship Series and is also co-sponsored by the Akron SCORE chapter.  Register for each session at hudsonlibrary.org or call 330.653.6658 x1010.
Introduction to Prop
Wednesday, Apr. 19, 10 a.m.


Brian S. Schultz of the Foundation Center Midwest will discuss proposal writing and budgeting for grant writers as part of the library’s Winter/Spring 2017 Entrepreneurship Series.

The Entrepreneurship Series is sponsored by the Burton D. Morgan Foundation.  Register for this free program online at hudsonlibrary.org or call 330.653.6658 x1010.
Diversity In Your Bu
Monday, Apr. 24, 6:30 p.m.


Sharlene Ramos-Chesnes, CEO of Stow-based logistics company InterChez, will speak as part of the library’s Winter/Spring 2017 Entrepreneurship Series.  Ramos-Chesnes will speak about the importance of diversity in the workplace.

The Entrepreneurship Series is sponsored by the Burton D. Morgan Foundation.  Register for this free program online at hudsonlibrary.org or call 330.653.6658 x1010.
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