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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Tail Waggin’ Tutors
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
 Tail Waggin’ Tutors
Sunday, Jul. 8, 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.Tail Waggin’ T
Keep your reading skills sharp over the summer while having a furry, fun time! Children of all ages are invited to practice their reading skills with a dog. All dogs are certified by Therapy Dogs International. Children are encouraged to participate as often as they would like throughout the summer!...read more
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Kent/Blossom Music Festival Chamber Ensembles
2 p.m.
Kent/Blossom Music Festival Chamber Ensembles
Sunday, Jul. 15, 2 p.m.Kent/Blossom Music F
Chamber ensembles from the Kent/Blossom Music Festival return to the Hudson Library & Historical Society on Sunday, July 15 and on Saturday, August 4 for two different concerts at 2 p.m. in the li...read more
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Lunch Bunch
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
 Lunch Bunch
Monday, Jul. 16, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.Lunch Bunch

Join us on Mondays during the seven week storytime session for lunch bunch – Bring a sack lunch ...read more


or call (330) 653-6658.
Family Drop-In Story Time
10:15 a.m. - 10:35 a.m.
 Family Drop-In Story Time
Monday, Jul. 16, 10:15 a.m. - 10:35 a.m.Family Drop-In Story
Rock and Roll into the library for a family drop-in storytime with stories, songs and fingerplays that your young family will enjoy! Reccommended for ages 2 - 5. Siblings are welcome to attend. No registration is required.
Babytime
11:00 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.
 Babytime
Monday, Jul. 16, 11:00 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.Babytime
Rock- a- bye Baby! Join us for a drop in storytime for baby ages 6 mos. - 24 mos. with a caregiver. We'll enjoy bounces, rhymes, songs and stories. Siblings are welcome to attend. No registration is required.
"World Orchestra Program" Presented by Ethnomusic, Inc.
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
"World Orchestra Program" Presented by Ethnomusic, Inc.
Monday, Jul. 16, 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.World Orchestra Prog
Dr. Craig Woodson, international musician and founder of Ethnomusic Inc, will present a fun, interactive program about orchestra music around the world, with lots of audience participation. Each registered child will also make his or her own "Drumpet", a 4-in-1 musical instrument that can ...read more
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Family Drop-In Story Time
10:15 a.m. - 10:35 a.m.
 Family Drop-In Story Time
Tuesday, Jul. 17, 10:15 a.m. - 10:35 a.m.Family Drop-In Story
Rock and Roll into the library for a family drop-in storytime with stories, songs and fingerplays that your young family will enjoy! Reccommended for ages 2 - 5. Siblings are welcome to attend. No registration is required.
Babytime
11:00 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.
 Babytime
Tuesday, Jul. 17, 11:00 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.Babytime
Rock- a- bye Baby! Join us for a drop in storytime for baby ages 6 mos. - 24 mos. with a caregiver. We'll enjoy bounces, rhymes, songs and stories. Siblings are welcome to attend. No registration is required.
Summer Reading Buddies: July Session (1:00 pm)
1:00-1:30 pm
Summer Reading Buddies: July Session (1:00 pm)
Tuesday, Jul. 17, 1:00-1:30 pmSummer Reading Buddi
Kids entering Grades K-3 are invited to join our Summer Reading Buddies: July Session! In this 3-week program, younger kids will be paired with an older buddy to read together. Summer Reading Buddies aims to build confidence, reading skills and relationships. This program meets every Tuesda...read more

or call (330) 653-6658.
Summer Reading Buddies: July Session (1:30 pm)
1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Summer Reading Buddies: July Session (1:30 pm)
Tuesday, Jul. 17, 1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.Summer Reading Buddi
Kids entering Grades K-3 are invited to join our Summer Reading Buddies: July Session! In this 3-week program, younger kids will be paired with an older buddy to read together. Summer Reading Buddies aims to build confidence, reading skills and relationships. This program meets every Tuesda...read more

or call (330) 653-6658.
Whodunit? Mystery Book Club
2 p.m.
 Whodunit? Mystery Book Club
Tuesday, Jul. 17, 2 p.m.Whodunit? Mystery Bo
July's selection is New York Times bestselling and Edgar Award-winning author Megan Abbott's thriller You Will Know Me. Entertainment Weekly said of the suspense novel, "Master of mystery Abbott...brings her noir sensibility to the world of elite teen gymnasti...read more
Family Yoga with OneTreeLove
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
 Family Yoga with OneTreeLove
Tuesday, Jul. 17, 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.Family Yoga with One
Budding yogis (age 6-12) and their caregiver-- join certified yoga instructor Lisa Meranti of OneTreeLove for a program focused on connecting to self, each other, and nature. This program will be held outside if weather permits. Wear comfortable clothing, bring a yoga m...read more
Buckeye Book Club
4:30 - 5:30 pm
 Buckeye Book Club
Tuesday, Jul. 17, 4:30 - 5:30 pmBuckeye Book Club
Readers going into grades 4 to 9, join us for a discussion of The Boy, the Bird & the Coffin Maker by Matilda Woods. Pick up the book at the children's or teen desk beginning June 19th.
Registration is required.

or call (330) 653-6658.
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Family Drop-In Story Time
10:15 a.m. - 10:35 a.m.
 Family Drop-In Story Time
Wednesday, Jul. 18, 10:15 a.m. - 10:35 a.m.Family Drop-In Story
Rock and Roll into the library for a family drop-in storytime with stories, songs and fingerplays that your young family will enjoy! Reccommended for ages 2 - 5. Siblings are welcome to attend. No registration is required.
Babytime
11:00 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.
 Babytime
Wednesday, Jul. 18, 11:00 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.Babytime
Rock- a- bye Baby! Join us for a drop in storytime for baby ages 6 mos. - 24 mos. with a caregiver. We'll enjoy bounces, rhymes, songs and stories. Siblings are welcome to attend. No registration is required.
Website Design with Wix.com
2 p.m.
 Website Design with Wix.com
Wednesday, Jul. 18, 2 p.m.Website Design with
Learn about Wix.com, a simple drag-and-drop approach to website design that gives you everything you need to create a stunning, free website, with no coding skills necessary. This workshop will be a demonstration of the Wix.com website—participants will not be creating personal websites during...read more

or call (330) 653-6658.
Teen Escape Room!
3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
 Teen Escape Room!
Wednesday, Jul. 18, 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.Teen Escape Room!
Grab some wily friends and race against the clock to prove your cunning and escape the room at the library! Teams of four will test their cunning and compete for the fastest time. Teams can enjoy some treats and a movie while they wait. A prize for the fastest team!
For teens entering grades 6-...read more
Campfire Storytime
7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
 Campfire Storytime
Wednesday, Jul. 18, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.Campfire Storytime
Join us on the patio for a special family storytime of campfire stories, songs, activities, and a snack! No registration is required.
Rain or shine! Program will take place Indoors if inclement weather. 
 
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Adult Summer Yoga Series
10:00 a.m.
 Adult Summer Yoga Series
Thursday, Jul. 19, 10:00 a.m.Adult Summer Yoga Se

The Hudson Library & Historical Society, in association with the Spiritual Life Society and Yoga Center of Hudson, will offer six free yoga classes at 10 a.m. on Th...read more


or call (330) 653-6658.
Family Drop-In Story Time
10:15 a.m. - 10:35 a.m.
 Family Drop-In Story Time
Thursday, Jul. 19, 10:15 a.m. - 10:35 a.m.Family Drop-In Story
Rock and Roll into the library for a family drop-in storytime with stories, songs and fingerplays that your young family will enjoy! Reccommended for ages 2 - 5. Siblings are welcome to attend. No registration is required.
Babytime
11:00 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.
 Babytime
Thursday, Jul. 19, 11:00 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.Babytime
Rock- a- bye Baby! Join us for a drop in storytime for baby ages 6 mos. - 24 mos. with a caregiver. We'll enjoy bounces, rhymes, songs and stories. Siblings are welcome to attend. No registration is required.
3D Print Club for Teens
4:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m.
 3D Print Club for Teens
Thursday, Jul. 19, 4:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m.3D Print Club for Te
Come create items and objects to be 3D printed on our 3D printers. No prior knowledge of Tinkercad is necessary. 

Grades 6 and up.

 

or call (330) 653-6658.
Dance Party at the Library
7:00 p.m.
 Dance Party at the Library
Thursday, Jul. 19, 7:00 p.m.Dance Party at the L
Join us once again for our annual summer Dance Party! 
Boogie on the library patio (weather permitting) with friends and family and enjoy a craft in the story time room. In case of inclement weather the dance party will be held in the library meeting rooms. Dancers of all ages are inv...read more

or call (330) 653-6658.
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Kids’ Art Show!
(Art may be dropped off any day through Aug 1.)
 Kids’ Art Show!
Friday, Jul. 20, (Art may be dropped off any day through Aug 1.)Kids’ Art Show
Be a part of our end-of-summer art show for kids! Children ages 4-12 may bring in and submit a piece of art that addresses the theme: “Why I Love the Hudson Library!” Art will be hung for the month of August in the library’s Watson-Ewell-Currin Art Gallery. Click on the "...read more
Rockin’ and Reading with Zap
10:00 - 11:00 am
Rockin’ and Reading with Zap
Friday, Jul. 20, 10:00 - 11:00 amRockin’ and Re

Zap the Wonder Chap is back with a show of Sol...read more


or call (330) 653-6658.
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Web Development for Teens
9:30 am - 1:30 pm
 Web Development for Teens
Saturday, Jul. 21, 9:30 am - 1:30 pmWeb Development for
Tech Corps brings it's exclusive web development course to the Hudson Library for teens going into grades 6 to 8. Register for one of two sessions. You can bring a light snack for a short break - water only is allowed in the Computer Lab.

or call (330) 653-6658.
Family Drop-In Story Time
10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
 Family Drop-In Story Time
Saturday, Jul. 21, 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.Family Drop-In Story
Rock and Roll into the library for a family drop-in storytime with stories, songs and fingerplays that your young family will enjoy! Reccommended for ages 2 - 5. Siblings are welcome to attend. No registration is required.
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Lunch Bunch
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
 Lunch Bunch
Monday, Jul. 23, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.Lunch Bunch

Join us on Mondays during the seven week storytime session for lunch bunch – Bring a sack lunch ...read more


or call (330) 653-6658.
History Camp
9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
 History Camp
Monday, Jul. 23, 9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.History Camp
Explore the culture, music, science, and history of the turbulent 1960s though this week long interactive day camp!

For students entering grades 4-6. 
Registration is required.
Sign up once for the whole week.

or call (330) 653-6658.
Family Drop-In Story Time
10:15 a.m. - 10:35 a.m.
 Family Drop-In Story Time
Monday, Jul. 23, 10:15 a.m. - 10:35 a.m.Family Drop-In Story
Rock and Roll into the library for a family drop-in storytime with stories, songs and fingerplays that your young family will enjoy! Reccommended for ages 2 - 5. Siblings are welcome to attend. No registration is required.
Babytime
11:00 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.
 Babytime
Monday, Jul. 23, 11:00 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.Babytime
Rock- a- bye Baby! Join us for a drop in storytime for baby ages 6 mos. - 24 mos. with a caregiver. We'll enjoy bounces, rhymes, songs and stories. Siblings are welcome to attend. No registration is required.
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History Camp
9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
 History Camp
Tuesday, Jul. 24, 9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.History Camp
Explore the culture, music, science, and history of the turbulent 1960s though this week long interactive day camp!

For students entering grades 4-6. 
Registration is required.
Sign up once for the whole week.

or call (330) 653-6658.
Family Drop-In Story Time
10:15 a.m. - 10:35 a.m.
 Family Drop-In Story Time
Tuesday, Jul. 24, 10:15 a.m. - 10:35 a.m.Family Drop-In Story
Rock and Roll into the library for a family drop-in storytime with stories, songs and fingerplays that your young family will enjoy! Reccommended for ages 2 - 5. Siblings are welcome to attend. No registration is required.
Babytime
11:00 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.
 Babytime
Tuesday, Jul. 24, 11:00 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.Babytime
Rock- a- bye Baby! Join us for a drop in storytime for baby ages 6 mos. - 24 mos. with a caregiver. We'll enjoy bounces, rhymes, songs and stories. Siblings are welcome to attend. No registration is required.
Sail-In Movie
2:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
 Sail-In Movie
Tuesday, Jul. 24, 2:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.Sail-In Movie
Build yourself a boat (out of a box) and set sail in it for some Spongebob adventures!
Registration is required - all ages welcome.

or call (330) 653-6658.
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History Camp
9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
 History Camp
Wednesday, Jul. 25, 9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.History Camp
Explore the culture, music, science, and history of the turbulent 1960s though this week long interactive day camp!

For students entering grades 4-6. 
Registration is required.
Sign up once for the whole week.

or call (330) 653-6658.
Family Drop-In Story Time
10:15 a.m. - 10:35 a.m.
 Family Drop-In Story Time
Wednesday, Jul. 25, 10:15 a.m. - 10:35 a.m.Family Drop-In Story
Rock and Roll into the library for a family drop-in storytime with stories, songs and fingerplays that your young family will enjoy! Reccommended for ages 2 - 5. Siblings are welcome to attend. No registration is required.
Babytime
11:00 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.
 Babytime
Wednesday, Jul. 25, 11:00 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.Babytime
Rock- a- bye Baby! Join us for a drop in storytime for baby ages 6 mos. - 24 mos. with a caregiver. We'll enjoy bounces, rhymes, songs and stories. Siblings are welcome to attend. No registration is required.
Hudson Writers Writing Critique Group
7 p.m.
Hudson Writers Writing Critique Group
Wednesday, Jul. 25, 7 p.m.Hudson Writers Writi
Do you like to write? Are you looking for a group of fellow writers with whom to share your work and writing goals? Join Hudson Writers, the library's writing critique group. Whether you write for fun or have dreams of being published, this group is the place where you can share your work and re...read more
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History Camp
9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
 History Camp
Thursday, Jul. 26, 9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.History Camp
Explore the culture, music, science, and history of the turbulent 1960s though this week long interactive day camp!

For students entering grades 4-6. 
Registration is required.
Sign up once for the whole week.

or call (330) 653-6658.
Family Drop-In Story Time
10:15 a.m. - 10:35 a.m.
 Family Drop-In Story Time
Thursday, Jul. 26, 10:15 a.m. - 10:35 a.m.Family Drop-In Story
Rock and Roll into the library for a family drop-in storytime with stories, songs and fingerplays that your young family will enjoy! Reccommended for ages 2 - 5. Siblings are welcome to attend. No registration is required.
Babytime
11:00 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.
 Babytime
Thursday, Jul. 26, 11:00 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.Babytime
Rock- a- bye Baby! Join us for a drop in storytime for baby ages 6 mos. - 24 mos. with a caregiver. We'll enjoy bounces, rhymes, songs and stories. Siblings are welcome to attend. No registration is required.
Candy Science: Rock Candy, Exploding Soda & More!
2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Candy Science: Rock Candy, Exploding Soda & More!
Thursday, Jul. 26, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.Candy Science: Rock
Kids entering Grades 3-5 are invited to an afternoon filled with candy experiements! We'll make our own rock candy, which will grow for 2 weeks at the library before pick up, and also experiment with candy. Registration is required. 

Learn the Basics of French Cooking
6:30 p.m.
Learn the Basics of French Cooking
Thursday, Jul. 26, 6:30 p.m.Learn the Basics of
Catherine St. John, owner and school director of Western Reserve School of Cooking, will demonstrate the basics of French cooking.
The menu and instruction will consist of Smoked Salmon Canapes (smoked salmon with an herb cheese on top of a cucumber), Chicken Paillard (thinly pounded chick...read more

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Kids’ Art Show!
(Art may be dropped off any day through Aug 1.)
 Kids’ Art Show!
Friday, Jul. 27, (Art may be dropped off any day through Aug 1.)Kids’ Art Show
Be a part of our end-of-summer art show for kids! Children ages 4-12 may bring in and submit a piece of art that addresses the theme: “Why I Love the Hudson Library!” Art will be hung for the month of August in the library’s Watson-Ewell-Currin Art Gallery. Click on the "...read more
History Camp
9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
 History Camp
Friday, Jul. 27, 9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.History Camp
Explore the culture, music, science, and history of the turbulent 1960s though this week long interactive day camp!

For students entering grades 4-6. 
Registration is required.
Sign up once for the whole week.

or call (330) 653-6658.
Discover West African Rhythm Through Drumming and Dance
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Discover West African Rhythm Through Drumming and Dance
Friday, Jul. 27, 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.Discover West Africa
Native West African musician Sogbety Diomande, of the Center for Arts-inspired Learning, will perform and present a program where students will enjoy learning all about the African djembe drum, as well as learning basic techniques of hand drumming. This fun, hands-on program is for children going in...read more

or call (330) 653-6658.
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Family Drop-In Story Time
10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
 Family Drop-In Story Time
Saturday, Jul. 28, 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.Family Drop-In Story
Rock and Roll into the library for a family drop-in storytime with stories, songs and fingerplays that your young family will enjoy! Reccommended for ages 2 - 5. Siblings are welcome to attend. No registration is required.
The Science of Music
2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
 The Science of Music
Saturday, Jul. 28, 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.The Science of Music
Join us for the grand finale of our Summer Reading Program “Libraries Rock!” Meet the Maestro from Mad Science of Northeast Ohio as he dazzles and amazes with a new ear pleasing show about the science of sound and music. Learn about pitch, frequency, and vibrations as the Maestro creates...read more

or call (330) 653-6658.
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Jungle Terry and Friends
6:00 p.m.
 Jungle Terry and Friends
Monday, Jul. 30, 6:00 p.m.Jungle Terry and Fri
Jungle Terry is stopping at the Hudson Library with his traveling zoo. Stop by to see what amazing jungle animals have joined him on his safari! No registration required.
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Kids’ Art Show!
(Art may be dropped off any day through Aug 1.)
 Kids’ Art Show!
Tuesday, Jul. 31, (Art may be dropped off any day through Aug 1.)Kids’ Art Show
Be a part of our end-of-summer art show for kids! Children ages 4-12 may bring in and submit a piece of art that addresses the theme: “Why I Love the Hudson Library!” Art will be hung for the month of August in the library’s Watson-Ewell-Currin Art Gallery. Click on the "...read more
Harry’s Birthday Celebration
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Harry’s Birthday Celebration
Tuesday, Jul. 31, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.Harry’s Birthd
Drop by anytime between 10 and 5 to enjoy some wizarding crafts, snacks and to celebrate Harry's Birthday! OR Register for a 1/2 time slot to get a chance to solve the Harry Potter Escape Room. This escape room is geared towards families with school aged children, though all ages are w...read more

or call (330) 653-6658.
    
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