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
Jim Gill’s Nat
Wednesday, Aug. 1, 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 am
or call (330) 653-6658.
We are thrilled to have Jim Gill, award-winning musician for young children, join us at the Hudson Library on Wednesday, August 1st at 10:00 am! Jim Gill's Nationwide Campaign for Play Concert is an active sing-along and clap-along. He bangs out energetic rhythms on his banjo while everyone claps, jumps, dances and even sneezes along. The concert is filled, of course, with songs and stories from Jim’s award-winning recordings and books for young children. Registration required for each person attending.
Lunch Bunch
Monday, Jul. 16, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.

Join us on Mondays during the seven week storytime session for lunch bunch – Bring a sack lunch and a drink to enjoy while listening to stories on the patio! After lunch,  we’ll head into the storytime room for early literacy activities that focus on concepts and skills for school readiness. Takes place rain or shine!  We will meet in the storytime room if inclement weather.
For students entering Kindergarten Fall of 2018. Registration is required.

Family Drop-In Story
Monday, Jul. 16, 10:15 a.m. - 10:35 a.m.
Rock and Roll into the library for a family drop-in storytime with stories, songs and fingerplays that your young family will enjoy! Reccommended for ages 2 - 5. Siblings are welcome to attend. No registration is required.
Babytime
Monday, Jul. 16, 11:00 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.
Rock- a- bye Baby! Join us for a drop in storytime for baby ages 6 mos. - 24 mos. with a caregiver. We'll enjoy bounces, rhymes, songs and stories. Siblings are welcome to attend. No registration is required.
World Orchestra Prog
Monday, Jul. 16, 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Dr. Craig Woodson, international musician and founder of Ethnomusic Inc, will present a fun, interactive program about orchestra music around the world, with lots of audience participation. Each registered child will also make his or her own "Drumpet", a 4-in-1 musical instrument that can then be taken home. For children going into kindergarden through fifth grade, and their families.

Registration is required and begins on June 16. Please register every person attending the event, including adults.
Family Drop-In Story
Tuesday, Jul. 17, 10:15 a.m. - 10:35 a.m.
Rock and Roll into the library for a family drop-in storytime with stories, songs and fingerplays that your young family will enjoy! Reccommended for ages 2 - 5. Siblings are welcome to attend. No registration is required.
Babytime
Tuesday, Jul. 17, 11:00 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.
Rock- a- bye Baby! Join us for a drop in storytime for baby ages 6 mos. - 24 mos. with a caregiver. We'll enjoy bounces, rhymes, songs and stories. Siblings are welcome to attend. No registration is required.
Summer Reading Buddi
Tuesday, Jul. 17, 1:00-1:30 pm
or call (330) 653-6658.
Kids entering Grades K-3 are invited to join our Summer Reading Buddies: July Session! In this 3-week program, younger kids will be paired with an older buddy to read together. Summer Reading Buddies aims to build confidence, reading skills and relationships. This program meets every Tuesday for 3 weeks: July 3rd, July 10th and July 17th. Please sign up for one timeslot at either 1:00-1:30 pm or 1:30-2:00 pm. Registration is required. 
Summer Reading Buddi
Tuesday, Jul. 17, 1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Kids entering Grades K-3 are invited to join our Summer Reading Buddies: July Session! In this 3-week program, younger kids will be paired with an older buddy to read together. Summer Reading Buddies aims to build confidence, reading skills and relationships. This program meets every Tuesday for 3 weeks: July 3rd, July 10th and July 17th. Please sign up for one timeslot at either 1:00-1:30 pm or 1:30-2:00 pm. Registration is required. 
Family Yoga with One
Tuesday, Jul. 17, 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Budding yogis (age 6-12) and their caregiver-- join certified yoga instructor Lisa Meranti of OneTreeLove for a program focused on connecting to self, each other, and nature. This program will be held outside if weather permits. Wear comfortable clothing, bring a yoga mat, and drinking water. Mats will be provided upon request during registration.

This class series is open to all-levels on Tuesday, July 17 from 2:00-3:00 pm. Registration required for both the child and adult. 
Whodunit? Mystery Bo
Tuesday, Jul. 17, 2 p.m.
July's selection is New York Times bestselling and Edgar Award-winning author Megan Abbott's thriller You Will Know Me. Entertainment Weekly said of the suspense novel, "Master of mystery Abbott...brings her noir sensibility to the world of elite teen gymnastics."
Buckeye Book Club
Tuesday, Jul. 17, 4:30 - 5:30 pm
or call (330) 653-6658.
Readers going into grades 4 to 9, join us for a discussion of The Boy, the Bird & the Coffin Maker by Matilda Woods. Pick up the book at the children's or teen desk beginning June 19th.
Registration is required.
Family Drop-In Story
Wednesday, Jul. 18, 10:15 a.m. - 10:35 a.m.
Rock and Roll into the library for a family drop-in storytime with stories, songs and fingerplays that your young family will enjoy! Reccommended for ages 2 - 5. Siblings are welcome to attend. No registration is required.
Babytime
Wednesday, Jul. 18, 11:00 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.
Rock- a- bye Baby! Join us for a drop in storytime for baby ages 6 mos. - 24 mos. with a caregiver. We'll enjoy bounces, rhymes, songs and stories. Siblings are welcome to attend. No registration is required.
Website Design with
Wednesday, Jul. 18, 2 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Learn about Wix.com, a simple drag-and-drop approach to website design that gives you everything you need to create a stunning, free website, with no coding skills necessary. This workshop will be a demonstration of the Wix.com website—participants will not be creating personal websites during the presentation. Prerequisites: Strong mouse and keyboarding skills.  Registration is required for this free program. Register online or call 330-653-6658 x1010.  
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Teen Escape Room!
Wednesday, Jul. 18, 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.

Grab some wily friends and race against the clock to prove your cunning and escape the room at the library! Teams of four will test their cunning and compete for the fastest time. Teams can enjoy some treats and a movie while they wait. A prize for the fastest team!
For teens entering grades 6-12.
Registration is required.

Campfire Storytime
Wednesday, Jul. 18, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Join us on the patio for a special family storytime of campfire stories, songs, activities, and a snack! No registration is required.
Rain or shine! Program will take place Indoors if inclement weather. 
 
Adult Summer Yoga Se
Thursday, Jul. 19, 10:00 a.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.

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 Thursday mornings June 7, 14, 21 and July 5, 12, 19. The sessions will be taught by certified yoga teacher, Jodi Fill, and will each last 60 to 75 minutes. Classes are open to all levels of fitness.

 

Registration is required for each individual class. Please bring a yoga mat or towel and dress comfortably. Always consult your physician before beginning any exercise program.

Family Drop-In Story
Thursday, Jul. 19, 10:15 a.m. - 10:35 a.m.
Rock and Roll into the library for a family drop-in storytime with stories, songs and fingerplays that your young family will enjoy! Reccommended for ages 2 - 5. Siblings are welcome to attend. No registration is required.
Babytime
Thursday, Jul. 19, 11:00 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.
Rock- a- bye Baby! Join us for a drop in storytime for baby ages 6 mos. - 24 mos. with a caregiver. We'll enjoy bounces, rhymes, songs and stories. Siblings are welcome to attend. No registration is required.
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