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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College Timeline
Sunday, Aug. 19, 1:00 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Calling all teens gearing up for the college application process. Join College Review for a thorough review and evaluation of your academic and extracurricular background including transcripts, projected courses, and talents accomplished to help you prepare your college application. 

This one-hour session on Sunday, August 19th at 1:00 pm will include:
  • Successes, endeavors, achievements and methods to emphasize the student’s strengths
  • Students learn how to effectively utilize the knowledge and experiences gained in high school 
  • Students explore and learn about various college programs
  • Preliminary college lists are drafted
Registration is required. For teens preparing for the college process. 
 
The College Review E
Sunday, Aug. 26, 1:00 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Calling all teens gearing up for the college application process. Join College Review for a session to help you with your college essays and personal statements.

This one-hour session on Sunday, August 26th at 1:00 pm will:
  • Assist in writing college essays that stand out
  • Provide personal statement examples and writing assistance
  • Brainstorm college essay topics, develop college essay ideas and make revisions
  • Provide detailed suggestions for content, vocabulary and correct structure
  • Emphasize the student’s own voice and reveal the strength of character
  • Discuss intent of essay prompts and how to best answer questions
 
Registration is required. For teens preparing for the college process. 
 
Teen Film Fanatics
Saturday, Sep. 1, 2:00 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Join us for a showing of Marvel's BLACK PANTHER in the teen room!  This fantastic film showing will be accompanied with snacks and a fabulous afternoon. Registration required. Grades 6th-12th.
Heavy Lift Rockets
Saturday, Sep. 8, 2:00 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
The Armstrong Air & Space Museum will be visiting for a special program about rockets!  This program will entail a fun activity where we will create our own balloon powered rockets in small groups and then end with a model rocket launch!  Registration is required for grades 4th and up.  

 
Coding with Raspberr
Saturday, Sep. 15, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Teens in grades 6 and up can learn basic coding through Raspberry Pis. Registration is required. Prior knowledge of coding isn't necessary, but it is helpful. 
Buckeye Book Club
Tuesday, Sep. 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 September, enjoy a sweeping tale of power and betrayal in Red Queen, by Victoria Aveyard.
Registration is required - please inquire at the teen room desk for copies of the book.
3D Print Club for Te
Thursday, Sep. 20, 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Teens in grades 6 and up can create objects to be printed on our 3D printer. No prior knowledge of Tinkercad is necessary. 
Bad Art Night
Tuesday, Sep. 25, 6:00 p.m.
We will start the night off by creating the weirdest and most ridiculous art imaginable.  Then, we will hold a small gala where teens will observe each other's creations and then vote on which one is they think is the craziest. Registration is required! This event is for grades 6th-12th!
History of the Symph
Tuesday, Sep. 25, 7 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
As part of the new Classical Music For All series, Christopher Wilkins, music director and conductor of the Akron Symphony Orchestra, will take you on a listening tour of the history of the symphony.  Prepare to be astonished by 300 years of magnificent, gripping and deeply inspired music. Registration is required. 

This series is sponsored by Peg’s Foundation, The Friends of the Hudson Library and the Perry L. Noe Endowment.
 
Geeky Games
Saturday, Sep. 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.

Classical Music For
Sunday, Oct. 7, 2 p.m.
Explore the glory of Renaissance music from 15th century madrigals and motets to the magnificent antiphonal music of Gabrielli, played by a modern brass quintet from the Akron Symphony Orchestra. This concert is part of the new Classical Music For Everyone series of free concerts and educational programs designed to engage all ages on the form and history of Classical Music.

This series is sponsored by Peg’s Foundation, The Friends of the Hudson Library and the Perry L. Noe Endowment.
Geeky Games
Saturday, Oct. 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.

Guys With Guitars
Sunday, Oct. 28, 2 p.m.
Comprised of three accomplished and diverse solo musicians, Guys With Guitars will present a show of cleverly crafted solo pieces along with collaborations of original and recognizable cover tunes by such artists as the Beatles and Simon & Garfunkle. All ages are welcome. No registration required.
 
Classical Music For
Sunday, Nov. 4, 2 p.m.
Learn about the characteristics of Baroque music and Baroque performance practice, the development of the trio sonata (a major chamber music genre in the Baroque era), and get an introduction to the harpsichord with members of the Akron Symphony Orchestra. This concert is part of the new Classical Music For Everyone series of free concerts and educational programs designed to engage all ages on the form and history of Classical Music.

This series is sponsored by Peg’s Foundation, The Friends of the Hudson Library and the Perry L. Noe Endowment.

 
The Big 5 Show Band
Sunday, Nov. 18, 2 p.m.
Come enjoy classic hits made famous by the likes of Tom Petty, Neil Young, The Byrds, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Tommy James and the Shondells and many more. The band will feature a tribute to the British Invasion with covers of hits by the Beatles, Herman’s Hermits, The Dave Clark Five, The Who and others. The band’s tight vocal harmonies and authentic instruments are a blast from the past and sure to delight audiences of all ages. No registration is required.

 
Geeky Games
Saturday, Nov. 24, 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.

Chardon Polka Band H
Sunday, Dec. 2, 2 p.m.
Not your average polka band! Join the Chardon Polka Band for a holiday concert featuring tunes from their album, Polka Round the Christmas Tree, as well as traditional polkas, original pieces and polka-pop covers of popular artists. All ages are welcome. No registration. 
 
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.

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