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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Research Databases f
Wednesday, Sep. 26, 10 a.m.


The library subscribes to more than 80 specialized databases and most of them are accessible from home. This class will cover five databases including Business Insights: EssentialBusiness Source Premiere, First Research, Hoover’s, and Reference USA.  These five are a sampling of business-oriented sources that provide access to many full-text articles from trade and academic journals, magazines, newspapers and SWOT reports.
Entrepreneurship Ser
Thursday, Oct. 11, 6:30 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Are you longing to design an encore career chapter where you can apply your best talents to make a difference--perhaps a segue from full-time job to part-time freelance gig to boost your retirement nest egg? Join Donna Kastner, founder of Retirepreneur.com, for an interactive workshop filled with inspiring stories, insights and tips from others  who are living their dream. Sponsored by The Burton D. Morgan Foundation.
Entrepreneurship Ser
Wednesday, Oct. 17, 6:30 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Yasir Drabu, CEO of Taazaa, and Sam Foster, President of CMIT Solutions, Inc., will discuss the top trends that today’s businesses need to know in order to survive and thrive. Technology for business, cybersecurity and how to better utilize technology for business efficiency will be discussed. This program is offered in partnership with the Hudson Chamber of Commerce.
Sponsored by The Burton D. Morgan Foundation.
Entrepreneurship Ser
Monday, Oct. 22, 6:30 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Terri Brundson, CPA, MT, JD of Brunsdon Law, will teach tips & techniques on using QuickBooks in a two-part workshop.  The first night will cover creating company data files, setting company preferences, backing up and restoring data files, and a basic overview of customers, vendors and reports.  Part II will include in-depth coverage of customers and vendors, inventory management, and customizing and exporting reports. Register for each session separately.
Sponsored by The Burton D. Morgan Foundation and Akron SCORE.
Entrepreneurship Ser
Tuesday, Oct. 30, 6:30 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Terri Brundson, CPA, MT, JD of Brunsdon Law, will teach tips & techniques on using QuickBooks in a two-part workshop.  The first night will cover creating company data files, setting company preferences, backing up and restoring data files, and a basic overview of customers, vendors and reports.  Part II will include in-depth coverage of customers and vendors, inventory management, and customizing and exporting reports. Register for each session separately.
Sponsored by The Burton D. Morgan Foundation and Akron SCORE.
Sixth Annual Entrepr
Tuesday, Nov. 13, 6:30 p.m.
The Hudson Library & Historical Society will hold its sixth annual “Pitch Night” competition. Seven 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. 

Participants will need to apply online at hudsonlibrary.org for one of the 10-minute time slots available for this “shark tank” style program. Online applications will be accepted starting Monday, October 8, and must be received by Monday, October 29, 2018. The seven finalists chosen to pitch will be notified by Monday, November 5. A $3,000 cash prize will be awarded to the first place winner, second place will receive $1,500 and third place will receive $500. The public is welcome to participate as a member of the audience and watch the competition.
Sponsored by The Burton D. Morgan Foundation.
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