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
Alice in Wonderland
Tuesday, Jan. 8, 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. (Tuesdays, January 8, 15, 22, 29)
or call (330) 653-6658.
Students in grades 5 to 8 can program a robot to go down the rabbit hole for a fun adventure in this hands-on Alice in Wonderland-themed STEM event. Participants are encouraged to team up with a friend for this four-week hands-on workshop presented by Gigalearn, LLC. Register once for all four sessions.
This program is part of a grant funded by the federal Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), awarded by the State Library of Ohio.
Holiday Music with B
Sunday, Dec. 16, 2 p.m.
Baroque ‘N Glass Wind Quintet, an ensemble of Kent State University graduate students, will play classical and traditional holiday music in the library rotunda. Relax and enjoy the sounds of the season. 
 
Buckeye Book Club
Tuesday, Dec. 18, 4:30 - 5:30 pm
or call (330) 653-6658.
Readers in 6th to 8th grades can join to discuss a different book each month. For December, we're reading This Mortal Coil by Emily Suvada, a gripping thriller about teenage hacker Cat, who may be the only person able to stave off a horrible plague by decoding her father's vaccine.
Registration is required - please inquire at the Teen Room desk for copies of the books.
Fortnite Friday
Friday, Dec. 21, 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Teens come #ridethestorm here with us for our Fortnite Friday Frenzy! Computers and the PS4 are first come, first served. Feel free to bring your own devices and your friends! #letthedarknessrise
Fortnite Friday
Friday, Dec. 28, 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Teens come #ridethestorm here with us for our Fortnite Friday Frenzy! Computers and the PS4 are first come, first served. Feel free to bring your own devices and your friends! #letthedarknessrise
Geeky Games
Saturday, Dec. 29, 10:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.

Calling all Pokémon Trainers, Dungeon Raiders, Magic Gatherers and Board Game Players! Come to the library the last Saturday of each month and get a chance to trade Pokémon cards, take part in a Dungeon & Dragons Campaign or have fun playing a new or favorite table top game. Bring your Pokémon cards, D&D dice or other gaming favorites and enjoy two hours with other geeky gaming enthusiasts.  This free program is for all ages and no registration is required.

Fortnite Friday
Friday, Jan. 4, 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Teens come #ridethestorm here with us for our Fortnite Friday Frenzy! Computers and the PS4 are first come, first served. Feel free to bring your own devices and your friends! #letthedarknessrise
Teen Library Council
Saturday, Jan. 5, 10:00 am
or call (330) 653-6658.
Teen Library Council is for teens who want to get involved with the library and with their community.  We will be meeting on the first Saturday of every month.  Meeting agenda's will vary month to month as teens come together to volunteer, plan and implement programs and explore ways to help the library and the Hudson community.
Anime Club
Wednesday, Jan. 9, 4:00 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Join us the second Wednesday of every month at 4pm to talk about Anime, Manga, drawing, art, Pocky and more!  Anime club is for grades 6 and up. Registration required.
Anime Club
Wednesday, Jan. 9, 4:00 p.m.
Come and join us for some Anime love on the second Wednesday of every month at 4pm.  We will be exploring different titles of both Anime and Manga along with delving into Japanese culture through art, crafts, snacks and more!  For ages 11-18. Registration Required.
Fortnite Friday
Friday, Jan. 11, 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Teens come #ridethestorm here with us for our Fortnite Friday Frenzy! Computers and the PS4 are first come, first served. Feel free to bring your own devices and your friends! #letthedarknessrise
Teen Film Fanatics (
Saturday, Jan. 12, 2:00 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Teens are invited to join us for a showing of Eli Roth's The House With a Clock in Its Walls (PG/104) on Saturday, January 12th at 2pm.

This film is based off of the 1973 novel of the same name by John Bellairs.  The story centers around Lewis Barnavelt, a newly orphaned boy who moves to Michigan to stay with his uncle.  Lewis is pulled into a world of magic and mystery while he stays at his uncles house.  

Afterwards, teens are encouraged to stay and discuss their thoughts and opinions on the film.

For ages 11-18. Registration Required. 
Fortnite Friday
Friday, Jan. 18, 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Teens come #ridethestorm here with us for our Fortnite Friday Frenzy! Computers and the PS4 are first come, first served. Feel free to bring your own devices and your friends! #letthedarknessrise
Classical Music For
Sunday, Jan. 20, 2 p.m.
The Classical Music For Everyone Series continues as members of the Akron Symphony Orchestra present works by three musical giants of the Classical Period – Haydn, Mozart and Schubert. The second half of the program will feature works by three lesser-known but influential composers of the Classical Period – Salieri, The Chevalier de Saint Georges and Boccherini. All ages are welcome. No registration is required. 
Fortnite Friday
Friday, Jan. 25, 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Teens come #ridethestorm here with us for our Fortnite Friday Frenzy! Computers and the PS4 are first come, first served. Feel free to bring your own devices and your friends! #letthedarknessrise
Geeky Games
Saturday, Jan. 26, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Calling all Pokémon Trainers, Dungeon Raiders, Magic Gatherers and Board Game Players! Come to the library the last Saturday of each month and get a chance to trade Pokémon cards, take part in a Dungeon & Dragons Campaign or have fun playing a new or favorite table top game. Bring your Pokémon cards, D&D dice or other gaming favorites and enjoy two hours with other geeky gaming enthusiasts.  This free program is for all ages and no registration is required.

Fortnite Friday
Friday, Feb. 1, 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Teens come #ridethestorm here with us for our Fortnite Friday Frenzy! Computers and the PS4 are first come, first served. Feel free to bring your own devices and your friends! #letthedarknessrise
Teen Library Council
Saturday, Feb. 2, 10:00 am
or call (330) 653-6658.
Teen Library Council is for teens who want to get involved with the library and with their community.  We will be meeting on the first Saturday of every month.  Meeting agenda's will vary month to month as teens come together to volunteer, plan and implement programs and explore ways to help the library and the Hudson community.
Cleveland Chinese Mu
Sunday, Feb. 3, 2 p.m.
Celebrate the Year of the Pig with the return of the Cleveland Chinese Music Ensemble. The ensemble will present a new and varied program and welcome special guest guzheng (Chinese zither) player Jarrelle Barton who will play several solo pieces and perform in collaboration with the ensemble. All ages welcome. No registration required. 
Anime Club
Wednesday, Feb. 13, 4:00 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Join us the second Wednesday of every month at 4pm to talk about Anime, Manga, drawing, art, Pocky and more!  Anime club is for grades 6 and up. Registration required.
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