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:
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Celebrate Earth Day
Saturday, Apr. 24, 11:00 am
Join the Cleveland Museum of Natural History for this interactive investigation of human activity and its impact on Earth.  Learn how to do experiments that replicate the “greenhouse effect” and demonstrate the relationship between visible and infrared light!  See cool specimens and fossils that show us climate data from the past and help us predict the future for our planet. Make every day Earth Day!
Bonus Material
All ages are welcome.
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VIRTUAL: An Evening
Tuesday, Apr. 27, 7 p.m.
The Hudson Library & Historical Society will host a live virtual streaming event with former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives John Boehner, who will discuss his new book On the House: A Washington Memoir.
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Virtual Animals in S
Saturday, May 15, 11:00 am
Why do birds and frogs sing in the Spring?  What do tadpoles turn into? Where do baby bunnies live?  Learn the answers to all these questions and more during this fun and educational show about the seasons of Spring and Summer. For pre-k to 3rd grade.
VIRTUAL CONCERT: Ekk
Sunday, Apr. 25, 2 P.M.
The Hudson Library & Historical Society will welcome Ekklésia Reed Quintet to the virtual concert stage Ekklésia Reed Quintet is a chamber music ensemble of five instrumentalists who are members of the award-winning and professional wind ensemble Cleveland Winds. Though strongly influenced by classical traditions, Ekklésia Reed Quintet is open to the influence of world music, jazz, and improvisation. 
VIRTUAL: Cleveland M
Monday, Apr. 26, 10 a.m.
The library, in collaboration with the Cleveland Museum of Art’s award-winning distance learning program, will present a live, virtual presentation on Egyptomania: Introduction to Daily Life. Through the use of art and artifacts from the Cleveland Museum of Art’s collection, participants will be acquainted with Egypt’s natural environment, and aspects of daily life such as food, clothing, shelter, and recreation.  This is a one-time special streaming event and will not be recorded.
 
Virtual Storytime Fo
Monday, Apr. 26, 10:30 a.m.
Welcome to Monday storytime! Our storytimes are geared towards children age 0-5 and take place over Zoom. All our storytimes are designed to help children engage and improve their literacy and social skills. We are excited to have you join us each Monday at 10:30 a.m. for the following 5 weeks!
Virtual Nonfiction B
Monday, Apr. 26, 5:30pm
Join us on Apr. 26 at 5:30 pm on Zoom for a virtual discussion of What A Waste: Trash, Recycling and Protecting Our Planet by Jess French.

Copies of the book will be available at the children's desk. Copies may be picked up at the desk, curbside, or at the window. Please call (330) 653-6658 x1020 for availabilty, and for curbside or window pickup.

Please register once per family/screen and list the names & grades of children participating when prompted.
Delicious Summer Sal
Monday, Apr. 26, 7 p.m.
The Hudson Library & Historical Society will host a live virtual cooking program with Ken Hatfield, Chef and Owner of Hatfield’s Goode Grub in Cleveland, Ohio. Hatfield will demonstrate how to make summer salads, including potato salad. 
Virtual Homework Con
Monday, Apr. 26, 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Homework getting you down? Need some help?

Then sign up for this free tutoring program, for middle school and high school students.

Registration is required each session to receive the Zoom link.
It will not take place on days that there is no school.
 

Virtual Storytime Fo
Tuesday, Apr. 27, 10:30 a.m.
Welcome to Tuesday storytime! Our storytimes are geared towards children age 0-5 and take place over Zoom. All our storytimes are designed to help children engage and improve their literacy and social skills. We are excited to have you join us each Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. for the following 5 weeks!
Virtual DIY Club (K-
Tuesday, Apr. 27, 4:30 p.m.
Calling all young do-it-yourselfers! Join us for a virtual meeting of DIY Club and learn how to turn ordinary materials into extraordinary projects! This meeting will occur via Zoom on Tuesday, April 27 at 4:30 p.m. All children in grades K through 5 are welcome. Registration is required for this class and a valid email is required at time of registration. 
Virtual Chapter Chat
Tuesday, Apr. 27, 6:15 p.m. (Tuesdays, April 6, 13, 20, 27)
Kids ages 7-10 are invited to join our chapter book program, Chapter Chatter. In this four-part series, we will get together on Zoom to relax and listen to a chapter book read by Miss Beth (with brief discussion before and after each session). 
Virtual Homework Con
Tuesday, Apr. 27, 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Homework getting you down? Need some help?

Then sign up for this free tutoring program, for middle school and high school students.

Registration is required each session to receive the Zoom link.
It will not take place on days that there is no school.
 

Virtual Storytime Fo
Wednesday, Apr. 28, 10:30 a.m.
Welcome to Wednesday storytime! Our storytimes are geared towards children age 0-5 and take place over Zoom. All our storytimes are designed to help children engage and improve their literacy and social skills. We are excited to have you join us each Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. for the following 5 weeks!
Virtual Middle Schoo
Wednesday, Apr. 28, 4:30 p.m.
Creatives in grades 6 through 8 are invited to explore a wide range of artistic styles in mediums from painting to collage to textiles. Join us virtually on Wednesday, April 28 at 4:30p.m. for a hands-on DIY project. Registration is required. A valid email address is required at the time of registration in order to receive the Zoom link.   
For April we will be exploring water colors. We'll provide the paint and canvas sheets, you provide the creativity. Programming kits are now available for pick up. 
Virtual Among Us
Wednesday, Apr. 28, 6:00 p.m.
There's an imposter among us! Join us on zoom for a few rounds of the game Among Us! Will need the game downloaded on a phone or tablet (free) or computer ($4.99). For grades 6 and up. 
 VIRTUAL: An Evening
Wednesday, Apr. 28, 7 p.m.
The Hudson Library & Historical Society will host a live virtual streaming event with New York Times bestselling author Nan Rossiter, who will discuss her new book Promises to Keep, the heartwarming sequel to Promises of the Heart in her Savannah Skies series.
Virtual Evening Fami
Wednesday, Apr. 28, 7:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Families are invited to join us for a live and interactive evening family storytime on Zoom! We will share stories and rhymes before bedtime. Jammies and stuffies are not required but are definitely encouraged! This storytime is geared toward children ages 2-5, but all are welcome. 

Storytime will meet on Zoom on the second and fourth Wednesday evenings of each month, and registration is required separately for each session. Join us as often as you are able!
Virtual Storytime Fo
Thursday, Apr. 29, 10:30 a.m.
Welcome to Thursday storytime! Our storytimes are geared towards children age 0-5 and take place over Zoom. All our storytimes are designed to help children engage and improve their literacy and social skills. We are excited to have you join us each Thursday at 10:30 a.m. for the following 5 weeks!
Virtual Coding Club
Thursday, Apr. 29, 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Create snapchat and image filters and make your own memes! Learn all that and more that you can do with coding with Vidcode. For grades 6 and up. Will require being able to be on Zoom and the Vidcode page on a web browser at the same time. 
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