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.

Did you miss a program? Check out our past event podcasts and videos.

 Limit by event type:
An Introduction to G
Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2 pm
or call (330) 653-6658.

This class will introduce you to the basics of using Gmail, including composing and sending emails, labeling emails and more! If you have never used email before, want to learn more about your current Gmail account or are curious about switching to Gmail, come find out all that a free Gmail account has to offer. Prerequisites: Basic mouse and keyboard skills.

Learning with the Li
Thursday, Jan. 31, 2 pm

The library is more than just books! With your Hudson library card you can learn a new language, take a class in digital photography or Microsoft Excel, and access Consumer Reports ratings. This class will cover resources such as Lynda.com, Transparent Languages, Consumer Reports and Creativebug. Prerequisites: basic computer and mouse skills, and library card.

Family Memories: Sav
Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Learn how to save, share and organize your family memories. In this class, we will highlight equipment in our Digital Family History Center that can be used to convert slides, negatives, photos and videos to a digital format. Alternative storage solutions and organization for your digitized media will also be covered.
An Introduction to G
Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.

Explore Google’s popular web-based cloud storage program, Google Drive. Learn how you can store and edit files and see how Google Drive can help you collaborate on projects and get more organized. Also, learn all about Google’s web-based office applications Docs, Sheets and Slides. 

Prerequisites: An active Gmail account (must know password), and basic mouse and keyboard skills.

Family Memories: Edi
Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Learn how to edit and create projects using your digitized slides, negatives, photos and videos. In this class, we will highlight photo-editing software that can be used to enhance digital content. Learn about the variety of tools that can be used to create that perfect family memento, including preservation tips for old photographs and negatives.  
Family Memories: Wor
Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
This workshop will be an opportunity for participants to use equipment from our Digital Family History Center to scan family photos and edit those photos using Photoshop Elements 12. A brief overview of some of the most useful tools in Photoshop Elements 12 will be demonstrated. Participants are asked to bring 3 family photos to retouch and edit. 
Website Design with
Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Learn how to use the free website builder, Wix.com.  Wix offers a simple drag-and-drop approach to website design and gives you everything you need to create a stunning, free website, with no coding skills necessary.

This workshop will be a demonstration of the Wix.com website—participants will not be creating personal websites during the presentation. Prerequisites: Strong mouse, keyboard and web skills.
 
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