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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Census Data for Smal
Wednesday, Sep. 13, 10 am
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Join Timothy Sarko, Data Dissemination Specialist for the U.S. Census Bureau, to learn how to use information from the U.S. Census to find key data for your business plan and better understand your potential market. Sponsored by Burton D. Morgan Foundation.
Research Databases f
Saturday, Sep. 16, 10 a.m.

Learn to find valuable company, industry and financial information for your small business by using premium databases.The library subscribes to more than 90 specialized databases and most of them are accessible from home. This class will cover six databases including Business Insights: EssentialBusiness Source Premiere, First Research, Hoover’s, LexisNexis and Reference USA.  
Artist as Entreprene
Thursday, Sep. 21, 6:30 pm
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Gina Vernaci, Executive Director of Playhouse Square, will speak as part of the Hudson Library & Historical Society’s Fall 2017 Burton D. Morgan Entrepreneurship Series. Sponsored by Burton D. Morgan Foundation.
An Evening with Jen
Wednesday, Sep. 27, 7 p.m.


New York Times bestselling author Jen Sincero will discuss her latest book, You are a Badass at Making Money: Master the Mindset of Wealth. This program is part of the library’s Fall 2017 Burton D. Morgan Entrepreneurship Series. Sincero’s book combines hilarious personal essays with bite-size aha concepts to unlock earning potential, perfect for anyone: soon-to-be-financially-independent college grads, employees who have been stuck in a workforce rut for decades and entrepreneurs who want to take it to the next level.


 
Grow Your Business w
Wednesday, Oct. 4, 10 am
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Join Karen Leonard of Innovative Global Vision for a workshop on growing your business with email and social media, the first session in a four-workshop series on social media marketing co-sponsored by Akron SCORE. Sponsored by Burton D. Morgan Foundation and Akron SCORE.
Drive New Business w
Wednesday, Oct. 11, 10 am
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Join Karen Leonard of Innovative Global Vision for the second session in a four-workshop series on social media marketing, co-sponsored by Akron SCORE. Sponsored by Burton D. Morgan Foundation and Akron SCORE.
Biomimicry: Inventio
Wednesday, Oct. 11, 6:30 pm
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Biomimicry is the process of studying nature in order to design nature-inspired solutions to human problems. Learn more about this exciting field and its great potential to impact the economy of Northeast Ohio from the University of Akron's Dr. Peter H. Niewiarowski. Sponsored by Burton D. Morgan Foundation and Akron SCORE.
Foundation Center Da
Tuesday, Oct. 17, 10 a.m.

Learn how to find grant resources and identify potential funders at a training session of the Foundation Center databases. The workshop will offer tips and suggestions on how best to identify funding sources for non-profit organizations and highlight the electronic resources available for free at the Library.
Included will be a demonstration of Foundation Directory Online, the Foundation Center’s premier searchable database that provides information on more than 110,000 grant makers and more than 3 million grant records.  In recent months, FDO has added new features and changed the interface of the database.
30 Ways to Grow Your
Wednesday, Oct. 18, 10 am
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Join Karen Leonard of Innovative Global Vision to discover new ways to grow your email list at this third session in a four-workshop series on social media marketing, co-sponsored by Akron SCORE. Sponsored by Burton D. Morgan Foundation and Akron SCORE.
Quickbooks Workshop
Tuesday, Oct. 24, 6:30 pm
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Terri Brunsdon, CPA, MT, JD, will explain tips & techniques for using the latest version of QuickBooks accounting software in this two-part workshop. Sponsored by Burton D. Morgan Foundation and Akron SCORE.
Shorten Your Sales C
Wednesday, Oct. 25, 10 am
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Join Karen Leonard of Innovative Global Vision to learn about automating your marketing efforts at the final session in a four-workshop series on social media marketing, co-sponsored by Akron SCORE. Sponsored by Burton D. Morgan Foundation and Akron SCORE.
Quickbooks Workshop
Wednesday, Oct. 25, 6:30 pm
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Terri Brunsdon, CPA, MT, JD, will explain tips & techniques for using the latest version of QuickBooks accounting software in this two-part workshop. Sponsored by Burton D. Morgan Foundation and Akron SCORE.
Fifth Annual Entrepr
Tuesday, Nov. 14, 6:30 pm
In celebration of the Burton D. Morgan Foundation’s 50th Anniversary, the Hudson Library & Historical Society will hold its fifth annual “Pitch Night” competition.  Ten finalists will be selected from the pool of online applications to pitch their business ideas to a panel of expert judges in front of an audience. 
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