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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Tween/Teen Pitch Nig
Thursday, Nov. 21, 6:30-9:00 pm
The library's second annual Tween/Teen Pitch Night competition returns during Hudson's Global Entrepreneurship Week this fall. Ten finalists in grades 6-12 will be selected from a pool of online applications to pitch their business ideas to a panel of expert judges in front of an audience. Cash prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place presentations in two grade ranges - 6-8 and 9-12.

Online applications for this “shark tank” style program will be available Monday, Oct. 7th through Monday, Nov. 4th. Applicants chosen to pitch will be notified Monday, Nov. 11th.

This event is one of many planned for the City of Hudson’s celebration of Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), returning for the sixth consecutive year, November 17-23. “Tween/Teen Pitch Night” and GEW 2019 are generously supported by the Burton D. Morgan Foundation. More information can be found at hudsonlibrary.org

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Creativity 2.0, the
Wednesday, Nov. 6, 7 p.m.
Learn how to flex your creative muscles to assist in your professional and personal life. Local artists Karen Koch and Shannon Casey will present Creativity 2.0, the next evolution in creativity, with fun and practical activities that teach you how to look at situations in new and creative ways.
 
Retirepreneur Brains
Saturday, Nov. 9, 10 a.m.
SORRY, THIS MONTH'S MEETUP HAS BEEN CANCELED.
Interested in connecting with like-minded 50- and 60-somethings who are exploring encore career opportunities? Donna Kastner, founder of Retirepreneur.com, will lead a series of small group meet-ups and dig into smart tips for launching a part-time freelance business in retirement. 
 
Research Databases f
Tuesday, Nov. 12, 10 a.m.

Learn to find valuable company, industry and financial information for your small business or job seeking activities by using premium databases during the Fall 2019 Burton D. Morgan Entrepreneurship Series

 

The library subscribes to more than 90 specialized databases and most of them are accessible from home. This class will cover five databases including Business Insights: EssentialBusiness Source Premiere, First Research, Hoover’s and Reference USA.  These five are a sampling of business-oriented sources that provide access to many full-text articles from trade and academic journals, magazines, newspapers and SWOT reports.

Seventh Annual Pitch
Tuesday, Nov. 19, 6:30 p.m.
The library's seventh annual “Pitch Night” competition returns during Hudson's Global Entrepreneurship Week this fall. Seven finalists will be selected from a pool of online applications to pitch their business ideas to a panel of expert judges in front of an audience.  Participants will need to apply online at hudsonlibrary.org for one of the 10-minute time slots available for this “shark tank” style program. Online applications will be accepted starting Monday, October 7.
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