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
SAT Practice Test
Sunday, Oct. 28, 1:00-5:00 pm
or call (330) 653-6658.
The Princeton Review will provide a practice SAT test on Sunday, October 28th from 1:00-5:00 pm at the Hudson Library for high school students. Participants must arrive prior to the 1:00 pm test and bring pencils and a calculator with them. The test will be timed and last approximately 3 1/2 hours. Registration is required
Fortnite Friday
Friday, Oct. 26, 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, 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.
 
Fortnite Friday
Friday, Nov. 2, 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, Nov. 3, 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.
Teen Film Fanatics
Saturday, Nov. 3, 2:00 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Teens join us for a showing of Avengers: Infinty War on Saturday, November 3rd at 2pm. Grades 6th-12th. Registration Required. 
Tween Escape the Roo
Sunday, Nov. 4, 1:00 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.

Tweens grade 4 and up, are invited bring their cunning friends and work together at our special Tween Escape the Room! 
Teams of four will have 15 minutes to solve the puzzles and unlock all of the boxes. While the teams wait their turn, tweens can snack on some treats and watch the movie Tim Burton's A Nightmare before Christmas.
Registration is 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.

 
Teen Writing Worksho
Wednesday, Nov. 7, 4:30 pm (Wednesdays, November 14 & 28, 4:30 p.m.)
or call (330) 653-6658.
For three Wednesday's in November (11/7, 11/14, & 11/28), we will have one-hour writing workshop sessions for teens in grades 6 and up.  Led by soon to be published author, Emily Duncan (April 2019/Macmillan), the workshops will cover writing basics and give teens a chance to work on their writing! 
Tech Take-Apart
Tuesday, Nov. 13, 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
For grades 4-12 -- come and see what makes up the insides of your favorite tech! We'll be taking apart different kinds of electronic devices. Because it's fun to take things apart!
Teen Writing Worksho
Wednesday, Nov. 14, 4:30 pm (Wednesdays, November 14 & 28, 4:30 p.m.)
or call (330) 653-6658.
For three Wednesday's in November (11/7, 11/14, & 11/28), we will have one-hour writing workshop sessions for teens in grades 6 and up.  Led by soon to be published author, Emily Duncan (April 2019/Macmillan), the workshops will cover writing basics and give teens a chance to work on their writing! 
Teen Pitch Night
Thursday, Nov. 15, 6:00-8:00
Students in 6th to 12th grades can participate in our first ever Teen Pitch Night. Up to 10 finalists will be selected from the pool of applications to develop their marketing skills as they pitch their designs for innovative and purposeful products to a panel of expert judges.
Apply online beginning Monday, October 8th for one of the 10-minute time slots available for this “shark tank” style program. Applications must be received by Monday, November 5, 2018. Cash prizes will be awarded for the 3 best pitches in each of 2 age categories - 6th-8th grades and 9th-12th.
The public is welcome to watch the competition!    

This event is one of many planned for the City of Hudson’s celebration of Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), returning for the fifth consecutive year November 11th - 17th. “Pitch Night” and GEW 2018 are generously supported by the Burton D. Morgan Foundation.             
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  Sponsored by The Burton D. Morgan Foundation.
Fortnite Friday
Friday, Nov. 16, 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
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.

 
Fortnite Friday
Friday, Nov. 23, 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, 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.

Teen Coding Club
Saturday, Nov. 24, 2:00 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Teens in grades 6 and up can learn basics of coding each month. We'll be using Raspberry Pis and coding with Python, no prior knowledge of coding is necessary. 
Teen Writing Worksho
Wednesday, Nov. 28, 4:30 pm (Wednesdays, November 14 & 28, 4:30 p.m.)
or call (330) 653-6658.
For three Wednesday's in November (11/7, 11/14, & 11/28), we will have one-hour writing workshop sessions for teens in grades 6 and up.  Led by soon to be published author, Emily Duncan (April 2019/Macmillan), the workshops will cover writing basics and give teens a chance to work on their writing! 
Fortnite Friday
Friday, Nov. 30, 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
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