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:
Cemetery Walking Tou
Thursday, Jun. 20, 10am
Tour the Old Hudson Township Burying Ground, the final resting place for many of Hudson’s founders and early pioneers. Hear the stories behind the cemeteries' most infamous residents ranging from David Hudson, Owen Brown (father of abolitionist John Brown) and so many more. All tours meet at the entrance to the library and are weather dependent. Remember to wear comfortable shoes and weather-appropriate clothing. 
Invention Project
Thursday, Jun. 20, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Calling all innovators entering grades 6–9! Looking for a fun, high-energy program where you can team up with friends or work with new friends to make the impossible possible? Check out Invention Project on Mondays – Fridays June 10 - 14 & June 17-21 at 2:00 p.m.

Registration is required for each day. This free ten-session series of Invention Project is made possible with funds from The Burton D. Morgan Foundation
An Evening with Matt
Thursday, Jun. 20, 7 p.m.

Physician, researcher, and ethics professor Matt McCarthy will discuss his latest book, Superbugs: The Race to Stop an Epidemic. In his book, McCarthy takes readers behind the true story and groundbreaking clinical research behind superbugs, lethal bacteria that are immune to known antibiotics. Discover the role superbugs play in our understanding of medicine and microorganisms.

Campfire Storytime
Thursday, Jun. 20, 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Join us on the patio for a special family storytime with campfire stories, songs, activities, and a snack! 

Our summer 2019 dates are:
     Thursday, June 20 at 7 p.m.
     Thursday, July 18 at 7 p.m.
     Thursday, August 8 at 7 p.m.

No registration is required!

(This event is rain or shine. We will be inside if the weather doesn’t cooperate.)


 
Kindermusik (infants
Friday, Jun. 21, 9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Kindermusik is the leading music and movement program for children in early childhood development. We offer three sessions, all with a licensed Kindermusik teacher: ages 0-2 (with a caregiver) at 9:30 and 10:30, and ages 3-5 (children only) at 11:30.
Registration is required and begins one month prior to the event, at 7:00 a.m.
 
Kindermusik (infants
Friday, Jun. 21, 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Kindermusik is the leading music and movement program for children in early childhood development. We offer three sessions, all with a licensed Kindermusik teacher: ages 0-2 (with a caregiver) at 9:30 and 10:30, and ages 3-5 (children only) at 11:30.
Registration is required and begins one month prior to the event, at 7:00 a.m.
 
Kindermusik (3-5 yea
Friday, Jun. 21, 11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Kindermusik is the leading music and movement program for children in early childhood development. We offer three sessions, all with a licensed Kindermusik teacher: ages 0-2 (with a caregiver) at 9:30 and 10:30, and ages 3-5 (children only) at 11:30.
Registration is required and begins one month prior to the event, at 7:00 a.m.
 
Invention Project
Friday, Jun. 21, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Calling all innovators entering grades 6–9! Looking for a fun, high-energy program where you can team up with friends or work with new friends to make the impossible possible? Check out Invention Project on Mondays – Fridays June 10 - 14 & June 17-21 at 2:00 p.m.

Registration is required for each day. This free ten-session series of Invention Project is made possible with funds from The Burton D. Morgan Foundation
Science of Flight
Saturday, Jun. 22, 2:00 pm
Join us in learning about the fundamentals of flight through experimenting with paper airplanes in this hands-on STEM program! For children going into grades 3 through 5. Registration required. 
Science of Flight
Saturday, Jun. 22, 3:30 pm
Join us in learning about the fundamentals of flight through experimenting with paper airplanes in this hands-on STEM program! For children going into grades 3 through 5. Registration required. 
STEM Maker Lab Grade
Monday, Jun. 24, 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Children entering grades 4 – 6 in the fall, are invited to take risks, build their tolerance for ambiguity and ultimately explore who they are as a maker, an inventor and an entrepreneur at STEM Maker Lab. In STEM Maker Lab, future innovators will discover the power of prototyping as they bring their ideas into reality. Students will go from idea generator to maker to game-changing innovator!

Registration is required for each day. This free 5-session series of STEM Maker Lab is made possible with support from The Warner Fund.

Adult Summer Yoga
Monday, Jun. 24, 10 a.m. (Mondays, June 24, July 1, 15, 22, 29, August 12, 10 a.m.)
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 Monday mornings June 24, July 1, 15, 22, 29 and August 12. The sessions will be taught by certified yoga teacher, Jodi Fill, and will each last 60 to 75 minutes.  Please bring a yoga mat or towel and dress comfortably. 
You must register for each class individually.
Kids Care!
Monday, Jun. 24, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Have fun while giving back to people in and around our community! We will be working on a service project to benefit local charities. This session, we will be working on projects both for Meals on Wheels in Akron and for Camp Dreamcatcher.

These projects include non-washable markers and paint, so please be sure that your children dress appropriately.

For children who will be in grades 2-5 this Fall. Registration is required and begins on May 24 at 7 a.m.
STEM Maker Lab Grade
Monday, Jun. 24, 2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Children entering grades 1 - 3 in the fall, are invited to take risks, build their tolerance for ambiguity and ultimately explore who they are as a maker, an inventor and an entrepreneur at STEM Maker Lab. In STEM Maker Lab, future innovators will discover the power of prototyping as they bring their ideas into reality. Students will go from idea generator to maker to game-changing innovator!

Registration is required for each day. This free 5-session series of STEM Maker Lab is made possible with support from The Warner Fund.

STEM Maker Lab Grade
Tuesday, Jun. 25, 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Children entering grades 4 – 6 in the fall, are invited to take risks, build their tolerance for ambiguity and ultimately explore who they are as a maker, an inventor and an entrepreneur at STEM Maker Lab. In STEM Maker Lab, future innovators will discover the power of prototyping as they bring their ideas into reality. Students will go from idea generator to maker to game-changing innovator!

Registration is required for each day. This free 5-session series of STEM Maker Lab is made possible with support from The Warner Fund.

 Research Databases
Tuesday, Jun. 25, 10 a.m.
Learn to find valuable company, industry and financial information for your small business or job seeking activities by using premium databases.The library subscribes to more than 90 specialized databases and most of them are accessible from home. This class will cover five databases including Business Insights: Essential, Business Source Premiere, First Research, Hoover’s and Reference USA.  These five are a sampling of business-oriented sources that provide access to many full-text articles from trade and academic journals, magazines, newspapers and SWOT reports.
Summer Reading Buddi
Tuesday, Jun. 25, 1:00-1:30 pm
Kids entering grades K-3 can read with an older buddy! Join us for this summer long program on Tuesdays from June 11th through July 23rd at either 1:00 or 1:30 pm to read for a half hour! Registration required - you only need to register once for the whole summer. 
Summer Reading Buddi
Tuesday, Jun. 25, 1:30-2:00 pm
Kids entering grades K-3 can read with an older buddy! Join us for this summer long program on Tuesdays from June 11th through July 23rd at either 1:00 or 1:30 pm to read for a half hour! Registration required - you only need to register once for the whole summer. 
Advanced Gmail
Tuesday, Jun. 25, 2 p.m.

Take your email skills to the next level. Learn advanced email functions and applications including managing contacts, filtering email, and discover how to access Google Calendar, Keep and Tasks from the comfort of you Gmail inbox! 
Prerequisites: an active Gmail account (must know password) and basic mouse and keyboard skills.

STEM Maker Lab Grade
Tuesday, Jun. 25, 2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Children entering grades 1 - 3 in the fall, are invited to take risks, build their tolerance for ambiguity and ultimately explore who they are as a maker, an inventor and an entrepreneur at STEM Maker Lab. In STEM Maker Lab, future innovators will discover the power of prototyping as they bring their ideas into reality. Students will go from idea generator to maker to game-changing innovator!

Registration is required for each day. This free 5-session series of STEM Maker Lab is made possible with support from The Warner Fund.

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