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.

Did you miss a program? Check out our past event podcasts and videos.

 Limit by event type:
F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Game Coding Club wit
Monday, Oct. 7, 4:30-6:30
Want to make your own video games? We’ll start with the basics, then level up each session through different complexities of game creation. The coding tools we'll use, such as Scratch, Game Maker Studio, Alice, Python or JavaScript are all free, so you can use them to design more games long after the class, and maybe even make a career of it!
Grades 6 - 12. Registration one time for 4 weekly sessions.

This program is generously supported by the Burton D. Morgan Foundation.
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Game Coding Club wit
Monday, Oct. 14, 4:30-6:30
Want to make your own video games? We’ll start with the basics, then level up each session through different complexities of game creation. The coding tools we'll use, such as Scratch, Game Maker Studio, Alice, Python or JavaScript are all free, so you can use them to design more games long after the class, and maybe even make a career of it!
Grades 6 - 12. Registration one time for 4 weekly sessions.

This program is generously supported by the Burton D. Morgan Foundation.
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Game Coding Club wit
Monday, Oct. 21, 4:30-6:30
Want to make your own video games? We’ll start with the basics, then level up each session through different complexities of game creation. The coding tools we'll use, such as Scratch, Game Maker Studio, Alice, Python or JavaScript are all free, so you can use them to design more games long after the class, and maybe even make a career of it!
Grades 6 - 12. Registration one time for 4 weekly sessions.

This program is generously supported by the Burton D. Morgan Foundation.
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Game Coding Club wit
Monday, Oct. 28, 4:30-6:30
Want to make your own video games? We’ll start with the basics, then level up each session through different complexities of game creation. The coding tools we'll use, such as Scratch, Game Maker Studio, Alice, Python or JavaScript are all free, so you can use them to design more games long after the class, and maybe even make a career of it!
Grades 6 - 12. Registration one time for 4 weekly sessions.

This program is generously supported by the Burton D. Morgan Foundation.
Family Drop-in - Fal
Wednesday, Sep. 18, 9:30 a.m.
Bring the whole family for stories, songs, and a bunch of fun.

No registration required.

How to Attend Story Time:

- All story times are held in the Story Time Room located in the back of the Children’s Library.
- Please arrive 5 – 10 minutes before the start of story time.
- Park your stroller and gather your valuables. Caregivers attend class with children.
- Classes are created and presented by early literacy experts. 
- All classes are intentionally designed to be developmentally appropriate for the posted ages.

Fall 1 6-Week Session: September 9 – October 19
Lapsit - Fall Sessio
Wednesday, Sep. 18, 9:30 a.m.

Birth-10 months with a caregiver. Enjoy nursery rhymes, songs, and a simple story or two.

Registration is required. 

How to Attend Storytime:
- Please note that this storytime is held upstairs in the Eldredge Reading Room.
- Please arrive 5 – 10 minutes before the start of storytime.
- Park your stroller and gather your valuables. Caregivers attend class with children.
- Classes are created and presented by early literacy experts. 
- All classes are intentionally designed to be developmentally appropriate for the posted ages.

Fall 1, 6-Week Session: September 9 – October 19
 
Register once for the whole 6-week session.
Please register for only one storytime per child.
Please provide the name of the caregiver who will accompany your child.
Thank you.
Tales for 2s and 3s
Wednesday, Sep. 18, 10:15 a.m.
Stories and fun for 2s and 3s and their caregivers.

Registration is required.

How to Attend Storytime:
- All storytimes are held in the Storytime Room located in the back of the Children’s Library.
- Please arrive 5 – 10 minutes before the start of storytime.
- Park your stroller and gather your valuables. Caregivers attend class with children.
- Classes are created and presented by early literacy experts. 
- All classes are intentionally designed to be developmentally appropriate for the posted ages.

Fall 1, 6-Week Session: September 9 – October 19
 
Register once for the whole 6-week session.
Please register for only one storytime per child.
Please provide the name of the caregiver who will accompany your child.
Thank you.
Babytime - Fall Sess
Wednesday, Sep. 18, 11:00 am

6-24 months with a caregiver.  Enjoy simple stories, rhymes, and songs.

Registration is required.

How to Attend Storytime:
- All storytimes are held in the Storytime Room located in the back of the Children’s Library.
- Please arrive 5 – 10 minutes before the start of storytime.
- Park your stroller and gather your valuables. Caregivers attend class with children.
- Classes are created and presented by early literacy experts. 
- All classes are intentionally designed to be developmentally appropriate for the posted ages.

Fall 1, 6-Week Session: September 9 – October 19
 
Register once for the whole 6-week session.
Please register for only one storytime per child.
Please provide the name of the caregiver who will accompany your child.
Thank you.
Buckeye Book Club Jr
Wednesday, Sep. 18, 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Children in grades 3-5 are invited to join us for Buckeye Book Club Jr to discuss the book of the month and enjoy some snacks, followed by an activity or game related to the book! 

For September, we are reading the highly entertaining new novel "The Unteachables" by Gordon Korman.

Copies of the book will be available at the Children's Desk.

Registration is required and begins on August 18.
My Time for 4s and 5
Thursday, Sep. 19, 9:30 a.m.

Stories and more for children ages 4-5 years. Caregiver must remain in the library during this storytime. 

Registration is required.

How to Attend Storytime:
- All storytimes are held in the Storytime Room located in the back of the Children’s Library.
- Please arrive 5 – 10 minutes before the start of storytime.
- Classes are created and presented by early literacy experts. 
- All classes are intentionally designed to be developmentally appropriate for the posted ages.

Fall 1, 6-Week Session: September 9 – October 19
 
Register once for the whole 6-week session.
Please register for only one storytime per child.
Thank you.
Tales for 2s and 3s
Thursday, Sep. 19, 10:15 a.m.
Stories and fun for 2s and 3s and their caregivers.

Registration is required.

How to Attend Storytime:
- All storytimes are held in the Storytime Room located in the back of the Children’s Library.
- Please arrive 5 – 10 minutes before the start of storytime.
- Park your stroller and gather your valuables. Caregivers attend class with children.
- Classes are created and presented by early literacy experts. 
- All classes are intentionally designed to be developmentally appropriate for the posted ages.

Fall 1, 6-Week Session: September 9 – October 19
 
Register once for the whole 6-week session.
Please register for only one storytime per child.
Please provide the name of the caregiver who will accompany your child.
Thank you.
Babytime - Fall Sess
Thursday, Sep. 19, 11:00 am

6-24 months with a caregiver.  Enjoy simple stories, rhymes, and songs.

Registration is required.

How to Attend Storytime:
- All storytimes are held in the Storytime Room located in the back of the Children’s Library.
- Please arrive 5 – 10 minutes before the start of storyttime.
- Park your stroller and gather your valuables. Caregivers attend class with children.
- Classes are created and presented by early literacy experts. 
- All classes are intentionally designed to be developmentally appropriate for the posted ages.

Fall 1, 6-Week Session: September 9 – October 19
 
Register once for the whole 6-week session.
Please register for only one storytime per child.
Please provide the name of the caregiver who will accompany your child.
Thank you.
An Introduction to G
Thursday, Sep. 19, 2 pm
Learn the basics of using Gmail, including composing and sending emails, labeling emails and more!  If you are curious about switching to Gmail or want to learn more about your Gmail account, find out what a free Gmail account has to offer. 

Prerequisites: basic mouse and computer skills. 
3D Print Club for Te
Thursday, Sep. 19, 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
Come create objects to be printed on our 3D printers. No prior knowledge of Tinkercad is necessary. For grades 6 and up. 
Art Club (Grades 3-5
Thursday, Sep. 19, 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
Calling all young artists! Join us in exploring art history and creating art of our own! This program is for grades 3 to 5 and will take place on September 19 at 4:30 p.m. in the Teen Room. Registration is required. 
An Evening with Sist
Thursday, Sep. 19, 7 p.m.
Register for Simulcast
Sister Helen Prejean, author of Dead Man Walking, will discuss her memoir, River of Fire: My Spiritual Journey. Sister Prejean’s work as an activist nun, campaigning to educate Americans about the death penalty, is known to millions worldwide. Less widely known is the evolution of her spiritual journey from one who looked to God to solve the world's problems to one actively engaging in social change. Sister Prejean will share her personal story and her relationships with friends, fellow nuns and mentors who have influenced her over the years.
LIVE SIMULCAST-An Ev
Thursday, Sep. 19, 7 p.m.
The program with Sister Helen Prejean is currently full. Spots are still available for the live simulcast in the Teen Room. All are welcome to attend the author meet & greet / book signing in the library rotunda following the program. Sister Helen Prejean, author of Dead Man Walking, will discuss her memoir, River of Fire: My Spiritual Journey. Sister Prejean’s work as an activist nun, campaigning to educate Americans about the death penalty, is known to millions worldwide. Less widely known is the evolution of her spiritual journey from one who looked to God to solve the world's problems to one actively engaging in social change. Sister Prejean will share her personal story and her relationships with friends, fellow nuns and mentors who have influenced her over the years.
Toddler Art
Friday, Sep. 20, 10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Toddlers love getting creative and messy! We let small hands take the lead in this artsy storytime where children 16 months to 2 years and their caregivers will create art using a variety of materials. Registration is required. Please register your child for only one of the two sessions.   
Toddler Art
Friday, Sep. 20, 11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Toddlers love getting creative and messy! We let small hands take the lead in this artsy storytime where children 16 months to 2 years and their caregivers will create art using a variety of materials. Registration is required. Please register your child for only one of the two sessions.   
Preschool Art
Friday, Sep. 20, 1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Come join us for creative, open-ended art using a variety of tactile materials such as paint, glitter, glue and more in this artsy story time for preschooler’s ages 3 – 5 and their caregiver. Registration is required. Please register your child and list the name of the adult attending. Don’t forget to dress to get messy!
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