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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 Limit by event type:
Star Wars Crafternoo
Friday, Jul. 19, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

                This drop in event will have multiple crafts for young Jedi’s, face painting and STORMTROOPERS Don't miss the Saber Legion perform a fencing demonstration with lightsabers at 3pm in the Rotunda!  This all age’s event is for all who want to either be a part of the resistance or belong to the first order.  And as always, may the force be with you. Registration not required.


 

Lightsaber Fencing D
Friday, Jul. 19, 3:00 p.m.
The Saber Legion will be here at 3 p.m. on Friday, July 19th to perform a fencing demonstration with lightsabers!  There will also be Stormtroopers in the children's room from 2-4 p.m. that afternoon as part of the Star Wars Crafternoon.  This is an all ages event and there is no registration required.
The Floor is Lava
Friday, Jul. 19, 6:00 pm - 8:00 p.m.
An after-hours event!

Teens, ages 11-18 will be challenged to walk across the “lava” without falling in! Also enjoy some pizza, treats and other games!
Click HERE for the required permission form for this after-hours event.
Registration is requried.
Pokemon Go Walking T
Wednesday, Jul. 24, 6:00 p.m.
Teens ages 11-18 can join us for a walking tour around Hudson as we try to catch 'em all! Teens must have a mobile device with the app Pokemon Go loaded onto it.
3D Print Club for Te
Thursday, Jul. 25, 4:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m.
Create objects to be printed on our 3D printer! No prior knowledge of Tinkercad is necessary. For grades 6 and up.
Jedi Training Camp
Friday, Jul. 26, 1:00 p.m.

Do you fear the first order? Or hate to think that Kylo Ren could one day conquer the Galaxy…or worse, the Universe!?!  The Resistance needs your assistance.  The Jedi have mostly been washed out of existence and with the death of Luke Skywalker there are only very few willing to teach the next generation.  On Friday, July 26th, two Jedi masters will take on the challenge of training the next generation of Jedi.  Are you one with the force?  This program is for kids entering in to grades 3-8 this fall.  Registration is required and will open on July 1st at 7:00 am.

Geeky Games
Saturday, Jul. 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 Trivia
Friday, Aug. 2, 2:00 pm
Test your pop culture knowledge in a trivia competition with other teens! The most knowledgable wins a LuLu's gift card! For teens ages 11 to 18. Registration required. 
Teen Library Council
Saturday, Aug. 3, 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.
Kent/Blossom Music F
Saturday, Aug. 3, 2 p.m.
Chamber ensembles from the Kent/Blossom Music Festival return for the second of two unique concerts. This concert will feature works by Arthur Foote, Margi Griebling-Haigh and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. No registration required.
Geeky Games
Saturday, Aug. 31, 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, Sep. 7, 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.
Teen Library Council
Saturday, Oct. 5, 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.
Cleveland Reeds
Sunday, Oct. 27, 2 p.m.
Cleveland Reeds, a chamber music ensemble comprised of musicians from the award-winning professional wind ensemble Cleveland Winds, will present a music program influenced by classical traditions, world music, jazz, and improvisation. The performance will feature works of composers George Handel, Ton ter Doest, George Gershwin, Mark Zuckerman, Marc Mellits, and Elliott Bark. 
Tim & Jeremy
Sunday, Nov. 10, 2 p.m.
Touring Scottish fiddle duo Tim Macdonald and Jeremy Ward combine traditional fiddling with historical scholarship to create a musical experience unlike any other. Using period instruments and mixing High Baroque chamber music with high-energy dance tunes, their music is sure to entertain.
Cellocentric
Sunday, Nov. 24, 2 p.m.
Featuring guitarist/mandolist Doug Wood, cellist Carolina Borja and bassoonist Arleigh Savage, Cellocentric presents a crossover concert featuring jazzy improvisation mixed with virtuosic classical elements. The performance will feature a combination of original works and fun cover tunes from artists like the Beatles and Simon & Garfunkel. 
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