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:
VIRTUAL: Web Develop
Tuesday, Oct. 26, 6 p.m. (Tuesdays, October 5, 12, 19 & 26, 6 p.m.)
In partnership with Gigalearn, the library will offer a four-part virtual series on web development for entrepreneurs. The eight-hour series supports entrepreneurs getting ready to launch their own business or develop a new website for an existing business. Staff from GigaLearn, LLC, will discuss best practices for user-experience, search engine optimization and hosting options in this hands-on class. Each participant will create a free account, learn to customize it and leave with a functioning website. 
Prerequisites: strong mouse and keyboard skills and the ability to commit to attending all sessions.  
VIRTUAL: 2021 Etsy C
Wednesday, Oct. 27, 6:30 p.m. (Wednesdays, October 6, 13, 20, 27, 6:30 p.m. & Saturday, October 23, 9:30 a.m.)
Do you already make custom jewelry, decorative home items, or other handmade products for sale or gift giving? If so, this 4-week virtual course will teach you how to start an online shop for your unique line of handcrafted items. In partnership with Etsy, a leader in e-commerce for creative entrepreneurs, the library is offering free virtual classes beginning Wednesday, October 6 to help craft makers like you establish an online business to sell your products to a wider market and earn extra income. The application deadline has passed. 

VIRTUAL: Design Thin
Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2 p.m.
During this virtual class, entrepreneurs will learn the five phases of the Design Thinking process and how that process can lead to more effective products and services that address the challenges of your target audience. Design thinking can be used to create a new company, invent a new product or even refresh existing products and services. This class is provided through a partnership with Grow with Google, which specializes in training and resources to help individuals grow their skills, career or business. 
VIRTUAL: Mail Merge
Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2 p.m.
Learn how to easily create, manage and send bulk letters and other print media using mail merge. During this virtual class, participants will learn how to generate a list of potential customers or clients using a library business database and then create bulk communications that are ready to be mailed. Prerequisites: Strong mouse and keyboard skills, basic knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel. 
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