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:
SAT Practice Test
Sunday, Feb. 26, 1:00 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Find out where you stand without having to pay for an actual college admissions exam by taking a practice test under testing conditions. Get a feel for the endurance needed and receive score reports highlighting their strengths and areas of focus.
 
Sensory Story Time
Sunday, Feb. 26, 1:00 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
For children ages 3-7 with special needs and their caregivers.
Enjoy stories and activities designed for young children on the autism spectrum and those who are sensitive to sensory overload, and would prefer a small, adapted story time. 
Registration is required.
 
Mardi Gras Concert w
Sunday, Feb. 26, 2 p.m.
Get a taste of New Orleans with a fun-filled Mardi Gras celebration with George Foley’s Paradise Jazz Band. The concert will feature traditional jazz, Dixieland, and tunes from the 1920s and 1930s and include familiar pieces such as “Struttin' With Some Barbecue”, “Someday,” “Sweetheart,” “At the Jazz Band Ball” and “Tin Roof Blues. No registration required.
Totally Threes
Monday, Feb. 27, 9:30 a.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Stories and fun for threes and their caregivers.

Registration is required
Drop-In Family Story
Monday, Feb. 27, 10:15 a.m.
Recommended for children ages 2-5 with a caregiver.

No registration is required
Babytime
Monday, Feb. 27, 11:00 a.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
For babies 6-24 months with a caregiver.
Enjoy simple stories, rhymes and songs.

Registration is required
My Time for Fours an
Monday, Feb. 27, 1:30 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Stories and more for children ages 4-5 years.

Registration is required
Creative Lettering W
Monday, Feb. 27, 7 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Join Larry Gabler of The Western Reserve Calligraphers for a creative lettering workshop. The same workshop will be offered at two different time slots, participants can choose either Sunday, February 5 at 2 p.m. or Monday, February 27 at 7 p.m.   Creative lettering is useful for signs, greeting cards, journaling, scrapbooking and any other artistic expression.  If you can write your name you can make your own handwriting a personal expression! 

Learn how to work with basic design elements, line variation, shape, size and patterns to develop your own artistic lettering style.  Registration is required for the free workshop.  Register online or call 330.653.6658 x1010.  
Totally Threes
Tuesday, Feb. 28, 9:30 a.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Stories and fun for threes and their caregivers.
Registration is required
Tales for Twos
Tuesday, Feb. 28, 10:15 a.m.
For Children age 2 with a caregiver.
We’ll have stories, songs, rhymes and more!

Registration is required
Babytime
Tuesday, Feb. 28, 11:00 a.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
For babies 6-24 months with a caregiver.
Enjoy simple stories, rhymes and songs.
Registration is required
Introduction to Goog
Tuesday, Feb. 28, 7:00 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Learn more about cloud computing using the popular Google Drive. This class will introduce you to word processing, spreadsheets and other online document creation.  See how Google Drive can help you collaborate on projects and get more organized. Prerequisites: an active Gmail account (must know password), and basic mouse and keyboard skills.

Space is limited and registration is required.  Register online at hudsonlibrary.org or call 330.653.6658 x1010.
Tales for Twos
Wednesday, Mar. 1, 10:15 a.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
For Children age 2 with a caregiver.
We’ll have stories, songs, rhymes and more!
Registration is required
Babytime
Wednesday, Mar. 1, 11:00 a.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
For babies 6-24 months with a caregiver.
Enjoy simple stories, rhymes and songs.
Registration is required
Excel for Beginners
Wednesday, Mar. 1, 2 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Microsoft Office month kicks off with Excel for Beginners. Learn the basics of this popular spreadsheet program to enhance your current job skills or to start building your resume. Get a hands-on introduction to creating a spreadsheet, entering and formatting data and working with basic formulas and functions. Prerequisites: Participants must have basic computer skills. Familiarity with Microsoft Word 2010 is recommended.
Art to Go: Grades 2
Wednesday, Mar. 1, 4:30 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.

The Cleveland Museum of Art comes to the library as part of a new interactive art education series, Art to Go. Children in grades 2 – 3 can see and touch real art objects from the museum's collection as they learn about different arts around the world each month.

On Wednesday, March 1 at 4:30 p.m. (grades 2 – 3), Art to Go will focus on art from Asia. Children will learn about the major art-producing cultures featured in the museum's permanent collection. Art objects become talking points for an introduction to world religions, such as Hinduism, Buddism, Shinto and Folk religion. The variety of artistic styles in Asian art is also emphasized.

Art to Go: Grades 4
Wednesday, Mar. 1, 5:30 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.

The Cleveland Museum of Art comes to the library as part of a new interactive art education series, Art to Go. Children in grades 4 – 6 can see and touch real art objects from the museum's collection as they learn about different arts around the world each month.

On Wednesday, March 1 at 5:30 p.m. (grades 4 – 6), Art to Go will focus on art from Asia. Children will learn about the major art-producing cultures featured in the museum's permanent collection. Art objects become talking points for an introduction to world religions, such as Hinduism, Buddism, Shinto and Folk religion. The variety of artistic styles in Asian art is also emphasized.

Lapsit
Thursday, Mar. 2, 9:30 a.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
For babies birth to 10 months with caregiver.
Enjoy nursery rhymes, songs and a simple story or two.
Limited to 10 babies, meets in the Laurel Lake Room.
 
My Time for Fours an
Thursday, Mar. 2, 9:30 a.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Stories and more for children ages 4-5 years.
Registration is required
ESOL Information Ses
Thursday, Mar. 2, 10 am
Did you miss the first ESOL information session? Don't worry! On Thursday, March 2, the Hudson Library & Historical Society, along with Project Learn of Summit County, will hold a second information session for people who want to learn English. Anyone who is interested in ESOL classes is welcome to attend! You do not need to register.

Please note: This session is for people who could not come to the first session (in January). If you came to the first session you should not come to this one.
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