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
GameBot Club - Magic
Monday, Apr. 8, 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. (Mondays, April 8, 15, 22, 29)
Creators ages 8 to 12 can learn to code robots, animations and games using Scratch and  LEGO® WeDo® sets as we make a hunt and click video game based on J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter universe and build mini robotic creatures to play along.  Bring a flash drive to keep your game. Scratch is free software from MIT, so you can add on to your game at home and create new ones long after the class.
Presented by Gigalearn, LLC
Register once for all 4 sessions.
 
Fortnite Friday
Friday, Mar. 22, 3:00 p.m.
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

No registration required. 
 Classical Music For
Sunday, Mar. 24, 2 p.m.
The Classical Music For Everyone Series continues as members of the Akron Symphony Orchestra explore this diverse period in music history. The 20th century saw dramatic innovation and a great variety of musical forms extending from Neoclassicism to works exhibiting a jazz influence. All ages welcome. No registration required.
 
Fortnite Friday
Friday, Mar. 29, 3:00 p.m.
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

No registration required. 
Geeky Games
Saturday, Mar. 30, 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.

Alpha Video Game Clu
Saturday, Mar. 30, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Try a different video game every month! For ages 11-18, in the teen room. 
 
Teen Library Council
Saturday, Apr. 6, 10:00 am
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.
Apollo’s Fire
Saturday, Apr. 6, 11 a.m.
Please note that the start time for this concert is 11 a.m., not 2 p.m. as previously posted.

Bach’s house was overflowing with children and harpsichords, and he boasted that he could make “both an instrumental and a vocal ensemble” from his family. This program for all ages will feature musicians from Apollo’s Fire performing on a variety of instruments including a harpsichord. The performance will include works by the most famous Bach, plus lesser known works by other members of the Bach Family, and will end with Apollo’s Fire’s famous Instrument Petting Zoo, a chance for audience members to ask questions and try the instruments. No registration required. 
Anime Club
Wednesday, Apr. 10, 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.
SAT Practice Test
Sunday, Apr. 14, 1:00-5:00 pm
This free SAT Practice Test for high school students, administered by the Princeton Review, will take place on Sunday, April 14th from 1:00-5:00 pm. It will last approximately 3 ½ hours -- there is no writing portion. Students are asked to bring pencils and a calculator to this free program.  Registration is required. 
Hey Mavis
Sunday, Apr. 14, 2 p.m.
Hey Mavis, an Ohio-based Americana group, will perform songs from their latest album titled Silver Ribbon Dream—People & Stories of the Ohio & Erie Canal. This original work was funded by John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and is a collaboration between Hey Mavis songwriter Laurie Michelle Caner and nationally-acclaimed artist Leandra Drumm. All ages welcome. No registration required. 
The Emperor’s
Friday, Apr. 19, 3:00 pm
Teens aged 11-18 are encouraged to join us Friday, April 19th at 3 p.m. in the teen room for a showing of The Emperor's New Groove.  When the arrogant and selfish Emperor Kuzco is turned into a llama by accident and abandoned in the jungle he must rely on the peasant Pacha to help him find his way home.  Full of freindship, adventure and humor, this is a film to get everyone laughing. For teens aged 11-18. Registration Required.
Tween Sharpie Art
Tuesday, Apr. 23, 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
Tweens in grades 4-8 are invited to create sharpie art! Come craft your colorful creations on Tuesday, April 23rd from 4:30-5:30 pm in the Teen Room. Registration is required. 
Geeky Games
Saturday, Apr. 27, 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.

Teen Library Council
Saturday, May. 4, 10:00 am
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.
Classical Music For
Sunday, May. 5, 2 p.m.
In this final concert of the Classical Music for Everyone Series, members of the Akron Symphony will present music from the Classical period, exploring chamber works by familiar composers (Schubert, Haydn and Mozart) and less well-known, but influential composers (Salieri, Boccherini and Chevalier de Saint Georges). This concert was postponed from Sunday, January 20. No registration required.
Anime Club
Wednesday, May. 8, 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.
Night Owls
Sunday, May. 19, 2 p.m.
Night Owls, a 10-piece ensemble tuxedo clad ensemble, will perform music from the 1920s and 1930s Jazz Age. The group’s repertoire includes songs such as ‘You're the Cream In My Coffee”, “A Hot Dog, A Blanket, and You”, and “Crazy Words”, “Crazy Tune”, as well as fox trots, waltzes, and standards of the 1920's such as "Baby Face".  All are welcome. No registration required. 
Geeky Games
Saturday, May. 25, 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.

Cleveland Orchestra
Wednesday, May. 29, 6:30 p.m.
A special Wednesday evening performance by an octet from the Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra will perform the Schubert Octet in F Major, part of the repertoire slated for the Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra June 2019 European Tour. No registration required.
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