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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F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Spooky Fun Stories w
Monday, Oct. 23, 6:30 -7:30 pm
or call (330) 653-6658.
Families can have some thrills, chills and laughs with storyteller Tom Lee as he presents a spooky selection of traditional folktales, myths and legends. Fun for all ages! Registration is required - please register everyone attending.
Shorten Your Sales C
Wednesday, Oct. 18, 10 am
register

Please note that the order of this four-part workshop series has changed: "30 Ways to Grow Your Email List" has been moved from October 18 to October 25. " Shorten Your Sales Cycle—Automate Your Marketing" has been moved from October 25 to October 18.

Join Karen Leonard of Innovative Global Vision to learn how to automate your marketing at this third session in a four-workshop series on social media marketing, co-sponsored by Akron SCORE.

Sponsored by Burton D. Morgan Foundation and Akron SCORE.
Coding with Raspberr
Wednesday, Oct. 18, 4:00pm-5:00pm
or call (330) 653-6658.
Teens grades 6-12 with use our Rapberry Pis to learn coding with Python. 

Registration is required. 
The Prospects for Af
Wednesday, Oct. 18, 7 p.m.
The library continues its 2017 Great Decisions discussion series with a discussion on Prospects for Afghanistan and Pakistan. No registration required.
Genealogy Databases
Thursday, Oct. 19, 2 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
October is Family History Month! Discover the vast amount of information available through the library’s premium database collection for your genealogy research needs. This class will introduce you to non-traditional genealogy databases to help with your quest in researching your family history. Prerequisites: Strong mouse, keyboard and web skills.
Art Club: Grades 3 -
Thursday, Oct. 19, 4:30 p.m. (Thursdays, October 19 and December 21 at 4:30 p.m.)
or call (330) 653-6658.
Calling all budding artists—come learn about artists’ styles, then try it for yourself!
 
Grades 3 – 4 will meet on October 19 and December 21 at 4:30 p.m. Registration is required. 
Enrolling in Social
Thursday, Oct. 19, 7 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Learn the basics of enrolling in Social Security and Medicare with an informational program.
Toddler Art
Friday, Oct. 20, 9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Children 16 months to 3 years and their caregivers can experiment and create using a variety of materials in this artsy storytime. Registration is required.  Please register your child for only one session, either 9:30, 10:30 or 11:30 a.m. 
Drawing for Adult Be
Friday, Oct. 20, 10 a.m.

Always wanted to try your hand at drawing but not sure where to begin?  Join local artist Martin Siegel for a beginning drawing workshop on figure drawing.  Participants will get a hands-on session drawing figures using compressed charcoal along with a kneaded eraser on newsprint paper. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Hudson Library & Historical Society.   

Registration for this free workshop is required.  Newsprint paper, charcoal sticks and a kneaded eraser will be provided. Please bring a soft cotton rag and wear clothing you don’t mind getting messy.  Register online or call 330-653-6658 x1010.  

Toddler Art
Friday, Oct. 20, 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Children 16 months to 3 years and their caregivers can experiment and create using a variety of materials in this artsy storytime. Registration is required.  Please register your child for only one session, either 9:30, 10:30 or 11:30 a.m. 
Toddler Art
Friday, Oct. 20, 11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Children 16 months to 3 years and their caregivers can experiment and create using a variety of materials in this artsy storytime. Registration is required.  Please register your child for only one session, either 9:30, 10:30 or 11:30 a.m. 
Family Drop-In Story
Saturday, Oct. 21, 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Families are invited to drop-in and enjoy songs, stories, rhymes and more!
Geared towards children ages 2 to 5 with a caregiver, though all ages are welcomed to attend. 
No registration is required.
Hudson Conservatory
Saturday, Oct. 21, 2:00 - 3:00 pm
or call (330) 653-6658.
Children can hear the story of The Nutcracker, do a craft and get an intro dance class with demos from the Nutcracker Suite cast.
How to Write Great C
Sunday, Oct. 22, 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Teens often write average college essays—essays about “life lessons learned from football” or “how my trip to Europe broadened my cultural horizons.”  Better tales are there for the writing.  The College Review will show what admissions officers really look for in great college essays, and offer suggestions for finding and sharing the best stories. 
Got an Interest in P
Monday, Oct. 23, 2 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Learn about Pinterest, a simple, online way to organize images, projects, ideas and all of your favorite things.  Learn the basics of using this virtual pinboard photo-sharing website.

Pinterest is a social networking website that connects people through the sharing of their interests.  Pinners collect images from the web and organize them on virtual pinboards.  Learn how to create and browse pinboards, repin items, add new pins, pin etiquette, and more!   Familiarity with internet basics is recommended. 

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about Pinterest!  Space is limited, registration is required.  Register online or call 330.653.6658 x1010.
Spooky Hudson Walkin
Monday, Oct. 23, 6 p.m.
Seek out the legends, folk tales and ghost stories of Hudson’s dearly departed, just in time for Halloween.
Art Crew
Tuesday, Oct. 24, 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.

Young artists are invited to discover and try new art styles!

We will learn all about and create our own totem poles on Tuesday, October 24 @ 4:30 p.m.
Grades K - 2 only. Registration is required.


 

Quickbooks Workshop
Tuesday, Oct. 24, 6:30 pm
register

Terri Brunsdon, CPA, MT, JD, will explain tips & techniques for using the latest version of QuickBooks accounting software in this two-part workshop. Sponsored by Burton D. Morgan Foundation and Akron SCORE.
Family History Scan
Tuesday, Oct. 24, 9-4 p.m.

In celebration of Family History Month, stop by our Digital Family History center and get started to preserving your family memories! We can help you convert slides, negatives, VHS tapes, vinyl records, cassette tapes and photos to digital format. Appointments are required. 

 30 Ways to Grow You
Wednesday, Oct. 25, 10 am
register
Please note that the order of this four-part workshop series has changed: "30 Ways to Grow Your Email List" has been moved from October 18 to October 25. " Shorten Your Sales Cycle—Automate Your Marketing" has been moved from October 25 to October 18.

Join Natalie Pike of Innovative Global Vision to discover new ways to grow your email list at the final session in a four-workshop series on social media marketing, co-sponsored by Akron SCORE.  Sponsored by Burton D. Morgan Foundation and Akron SCORE.
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