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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 Limit by event type:
Entrepreneurship Ser
Thursday, Jan. 17, 7:00 p.m.
*This program has been rescheduled to Wednesday, January 30. Donna Kastner, founder of Retirepreneur.com, returns to the Hudson Library to discuss freelance work in retirement, even in a part-time capacity. The workshop will focus on freelance launch steps, including legal and financial considerations as well as getting clients, with special focus on content marketing and building referral networks. With digital channels expanding, there’s never been a better time to launch a home-based freelance business, either as a side-gig while you’re still working or as a part-time endeavor in retirement. Come join us and explore steps to activate your freelance plan.
Research Databases f
Saturday, Jan. 26, 10 a.m.

 

Learn to find valuable company, industry and financial information for your small business or job seeking activities 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 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
Wednesday, Jan. 30, 7:00 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
*Please note: This is the rescheduled program date from Wednesday, January 17. Donna Kastner, founder of Retirepreneur.com, returns to the Hudson Library to discuss freelance work in retirement, even in a part-time capacity. The workshop will focus on freelance launch steps, including legal and financial considerations as well as getting clients, with special focus on content marketing and building referral networks. With digital channels expanding, there’s never been a better time to launch a home-based freelance business, either as a side-gig while you’re still working or as a part-time endeavor in retirement. Come join us and explore steps to activate your freelance plan.
Foundation Center Da
Wednesday, Feb. 6, 10 a.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Learn how to find grant resources and identify potential funders at a training workshop of the  Foundation Center database.  You will be shown r 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.
Entrepreneurship Ser
Monday, Feb. 25, 7 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Cynthia M. Kula, CPA/PFS, CFP, and Luke Lucas, CPA, at Rea & Associates, will be discussing the changing tax landscape and how it affects businesses. They will cover Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, reviewing key provisions in the Tax Act along with any potential updates, provide tax tips and planning ideas that can be utilized throughout the year and provide financial planning tips for various life stages. Also covered will be state and local taxes including the state tax implications of the Tax Cuts and Job Acts, Nexus and how the South Dakota v. Wayfair decision has changed the way states can impose their tax on your business and how to become compliant and the risks if you are not. The Entrepreneurship Series is sponsored by the Burton D. Morgan Foundation.
 
Entrepreneurship Ser
Monday, Mar. 11, 7 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.

Author Jennifer Yaros, will discuss her book, Conditioning Your Mind to Fuel Creativity, which shatters preconceived notions about what creativity is and means. Yaros will discuss how to prepare your body, thinking, and ego to be more creative and offer tips on how to block out the noise and tap into both the left and right sides of the brain.

The Entrepreneurship Series is sponsored by the Burton D. Morgan Foundation.

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