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:
Pokémon League
Saturday, Mar. 25, 10:00 a.m. - Noon
Calling all Pokémon Trainers! Bring your Pokémon cards or Nintendo DS to the library one Saturday a month to trade cards, battle your Pokémon and enjoy two hours with other Pokémon trainers.

For trainers ages 5 and up
No registration required.
Saturday Family Stor
Saturday, Mar. 25, 10:30 a.m.
Recommended for children ages 2-5 with a caregiver.
No registration is required
American Girl Kanani
Saturday, Mar. 25, 2:00 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Children ages 5 and up are welcome to bring their the dolls to American Girl Kanani program. Participants will learn about Hawaiian culture, partake in our own hula, and enjoy some themed crafts. Registration is required. 
Sensory Story Time
Sunday, Mar. 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.
 
Get Your Tax Questio
Monday, Mar. 27, 10 a.m.-11 a.m. (March 13, March 14, March 15, March 20, March 21, March 22, March 27, March 28, March 29)
Representatives from H&R Block of Stow will be available to answer your tax questions. Appointments are required and will be limited to 15 minutes per person. Please note that representatives are available to answer tax questions but will not prepare tax forms during these appointments. Please bring a copy of last year’s tax return (if available) to the appointment. Please call the reference desk at (330) 653-6658 x1010 to make an appointment or for more information. 
Spring Break Drop In
Monday, Mar. 27, 10:15 a.m.
Come and listen to Spring time stories and participate in a craft in the Storytime room.
Minecraft Build-Off
Monday, Mar. 27, 2:00pm
or call (330) 653-6658.
Come compete in our Minecraft Build-Off! You have 90 minutes to create the best fort to protect yourself from the zombies! Prizes will be awarded for winning creations. 

For grades 6-12. Registration is required. 
An Evening with Auth
Monday, Mar. 27, 7 p.m.
THIS EVENT IS CANCELED AND WILL BE RESCHEDULED IN THE FALL. DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED.
Author Robert J. Roman visits the library to discuss his book, Ohio State Football: the Forgotten Dawn. The book delves into the early years of Ohio State football as well as the early history of athletics at American public universities.
Get Your Tax Questio
Tuesday, Mar. 28, 6 p.m.-7 p.m. (March 13, March 14, March 15, March 20, March 21, March 22, March 27, March 28, March 29)
Representatives from H&R Block of Stow will be available to answer your tax questions. Appointments are required and will be limited to 15 minutes per person. Please note that representatives are available to answer tax questions but will not prepare tax forms during these appointments. Please bring a copy of last year’s tax return (if available) to the appointment. Please call the reference desk at (330) 653-6658 x1010 to make an appointment or for more information. 
Teen Dot-to-Dot
Tuesday, Mar. 28, Noon - 8:00 p.m.
Stuck in town for spring break? Then stop by the Teen Room and try your hand at our over sized Dot-to-Dot pictures. 
Beauty and the Beast
Tuesday, Mar. 28, 2:00 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Celebrate the story of Beauty and the Beast as we watch the movie, enjoy crafts, and take a picture with Belle! 

Registration is required. 
Author Paul Watson D
Tuesday, Mar. 28, 7 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Join Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Paul Watson as he discusses the mystery behind an 1845 shipwreck and its recent discovery as chronicled in his latest book, Ice Ghosts: The Epic Hunt for the Lost Franklin Expedition. Watson, who himself was on the icebreaker that led the discovery expedition in 2014, will tell the fascinating true story of Sir John Franklin and his crew who set off in search of the fabled Northwest Passage and were forced to abandon ship. Booklist calls the book, “Riveting. . . . An engrossing chronicle of a legendary doomed naval voyage and the nearly 200-year effort to bring the Franklin Expedition to a close.” 
Get Your Tax Questio
Wednesday, Mar. 29, 10 a.m.-11 a.m. (March 13, March 14, March 15, March 20, March 21, March 22, March 27, March 28, March 29)
Representatives from H&R Block of Stow will be available to answer your tax questions. Appointments are required and will be limited to 15 minutes per person. Please note that representatives are available to answer tax questions but will not prepare tax forms during these appointments. Please bring a copy of last year’s tax return (if available) to the appointment. Please call the reference desk at (330) 653-6658 x1010 to make an appointment or for more information. 
Spring Break Make an
Wednesday, Mar. 29, 10:00 am (Wednesday, March 29 and Thursday March 30)
Drop-in and get crafty! Come to the Story Time room anytime between 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday March 29 and Thursday March 30 to make some crafts! Different crafts will be available throughout the day and will be first come first serve. Make as many as you like. All ages are welcomed. The crafts will be geared toward ages 4-6. No registration is required. 
Video Stories with F
Wednesday, Mar. 29, 2 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Create and share compelling, visual stories with the Flipagram app for your Apple or Android device.  Flipagrams are short photo-video stories created from your favorite images and music.  Learn how to create a flipagram and how to share your posts on your favorite social networks.  Prerequisites: Participants should be comfortable navigating their device and should be able to install the free Flipagram app from their app store. Please bring smartphone or tablet. 
 
Space is limited, registration is required.  Register online or call 330.653.6658 x1010.   
 
Learn to use QuickBo
Wednesday, Mar. 29, 6:30 p.m.


Tips & techniques on using QuickBooks ONLINE will be explained in a two-part workshop from Kathy Dise, President and Founder of BudgetEase. Register for each session separately. Attendees are encouraged to bring a laptop to follow along with the program.

The first night will cover determining which version of QuickBooks Online is best for you, creating a QuickBooks Online account, setting company preferences, syncing transactions from the bank, learning how to add a product, customer or vender, and where to enter bills, invoices and checks. Part II will review adding products, customers and vendors, bank reconciliations, setting up an invoice template, adding memorized transactions, setting up inventory, inventory management, and customizing and exporting reports.
 
This program is part of the library’s Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship Research Entrepreneurship Series and is also co-sponsored by the Akron SCORE chapter.  Register for each session at hudsonlibrary.org or call 330.653.6658 x1010.
Hudson Library Launc
Wednesday, Mar. 29, 7 p.m.
Do you like to write? Are you looking for a group of fellow writers with whom to share your work and writing goals? This March, the library will launch the first meeting of Hudson Writers, a new writing critique group to meet monthly at the library in Brewster Café. Whether you write for fun or have dreams of being published, this group is the place where you can share your work and receive feedback from others. All genres and writing styles are welcome. No registration is required. 
Spring Break Make an
Thursday, Mar. 30, 10:00 am (Wednesday, March 29 and Thursday March 30)
Drop-in and get crafty! Come to the Story Time room anytime between 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday March 29 and Thursday March 30 to make some crafts! Different crafts will be available throughout the day and will be first come first serve. Make as many as you like. All ages are welcomed. The crafts will be geared toward ages 4-6. No registration is required. 
Learn to use QuickBo
Thursday, Mar. 30, 6:30 p.m.


Tips & techniques on using QuickBooks ONLINE will be explained in a two-part workshop from Kathy Dise, President and Founder of BudgetEase. Register for each session separately. Attendees are encouraged to bring a laptop to follow along with the program.

The first night will cover determining which version of QuickBooks Online is best for you, creating a QuickBooks Online account, setting company preferences, syncing transactions from the bank, learning how to add a product, customer or vender, and where to enter bills, invoices and checks. Part II will review adding products, customers and vendors, bank reconciliations, setting up an invoice template, adding memorized transactions, setting up inventory, inventory management, and customizing and exporting reports.
 
This program is part of the library’s Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship Research Entrepreneurship Series and is also co-sponsored by the Akron SCORE chapter.  Register for each session at hudsonlibrary.org or call 330.653.6658 x1010.
Minecraft for Tweens
Saturday, Apr. 1, 2:30 p.m.- 4:00 p.m. (Saturday, Feb. 4th, 2:30 p.m.; Saturday, March 4th, 2:30 p.m.; Saturday, April 1st, 2:30 p.m.; Saturday, May 13th, 2:30 p.m.)
Come mine and craft in Minecraft on our multiplayer server! Grades 2-5. Registration is required.
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