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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Research Databases f
Saturday, Feb. 16, 10 a.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Learn to find valuable company, industry and financial information for your small business or job seeking activities by using premium databases. 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: Essential, Business 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.
Entrepreneurship Ser
Monday, Feb. 25, 7 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Cynthia M. Kula, CPA/PFS, CFP, and Luke Lucas, CPA, at Rea & Associates, will be discussing the changing tax landscape and how it affects businesses. They will cover Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, reviewing key provisions in the Tax Act along with any potential updates, provide tax tips and planning ideas that can be utilized throughout the year and provide financial planning tips for various life stages. Also covered will be state and local taxes including the state tax implications of the Tax Cuts and Job Acts, Nexus and how the South Dakota v. Wayfair decision has changed the way states can impose their tax on your business and how to become compliant and the risks if you are not. The Entrepreneurship Series is sponsored by the Burton D. Morgan Foundation.
 
Entrepreneurship Ser
Tuesday, Mar. 5, 7 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Big things are happening in Northeast Ohio around blockchain technology and the resulting influx of community support and innovation. Charles Stack, co-founder and CEO of Flashstarts, a startup accelerator and micro venture capital firm in Cleveland, will discuss blockchain and the recent momentum in our region. Blockchain technology is set to disrupt nearly every industry, allowing for secure, real-time, fully-transparent transactions of data and value.  As the Blockland initiative works towards making our region a blockchain and technology hub, Flashstarts is connecting people to resources to learn about blockchain technology and to the opportunities it will bring our region. 
Entrepreneurship Ser
Saturday, Mar. 9, 10 a.m.
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.
Entrepreneurship Ser
Monday, Mar. 11, 7 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.

Author Jennifer Yaros, will discuss her book, Conditioning Your Mind to Fuel Creativity, which shatters preconceived notions about what creativity is and means. Yaros will discuss how to prepare your body, thinking, and ego to be more creative and offer tips on how to block out the noise and tap into both the left and right sides of the brain.

The Entrepreneurship Series is sponsored by the Burton D. Morgan Foundation.

Entrepreneurship Ser
Saturday, Apr. 13, 10 a.m.
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.
Entrepreneurship Ser
Wednesday, Apr. 17, 7 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Lydia Fenet, Senior Vice President and International Director of Strategic Partnerships at Christie’s, will discuss her book, The Most Powerful Woman in the Room Is You: Command an Audience and Sell Your Way to Success. Fenet will share the secrets of her success and the strategies behind her revolutionary sales approach to show you how to embrace and channel your own power in any room. She covers how to sell authentically, networking, the importance of never apologizing (start negotiating instead), perfecting your poker face and more. The Entrepreneurship Series is sponsored by the Burton D. Morgan Foundation.  
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