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:
Entrepreneurship Ser
Tuesday, Oct. 30, 6:30 p.m.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Terri Brundson, CPA, MT, JD of Brunsdon Law, will teach tips & techniques on using QuickBooks in a two-part workshop.  The first night will cover creating company data files, setting company preferences, backing up and restoring data files, and a basic overview of customers, vendors and reports.  Part II will include in-depth coverage of customers and vendors, inventory management, and customizing and exporting reports. Register for each session separately.
Sponsored by The Burton D. Morgan Foundation and Akron SCORE.
Sixth Annual Entrepr
Tuesday, Nov. 13, 6:30 p.m.
The Hudson Library & Historical Society will hold its sixth annual “Pitch Night” competition. Seven finalists will be selected from the 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 for one of the 10-minute time slots available for this “shark tank” style program. Online applications will be accepted starting Monday, October 8, and must be received by Monday, October 29, 2018. The seven finalists chosen to pitch will be notified by Monday, November 5. A $3,000 cash prize will be awarded to the first place winner, second place will receive $1,500 and third place will receive $500. The public is welcome to participate as a member of the audience and watch the competition. Sponsored by The Burton D. Morgan Foundation.
Research Databases f
Wednesday, Nov. 14, 10 a.m.

Learn to find valuable company, industry and financial information for your small business by using premium databases  as part of the Hudson Library & Historical Society’s Fall 2018 Burton D. Morgan Entrepreneurship Series.


The library subscribes to more than 80 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.

Teen Pitch Night
Thursday, Nov. 15, 6:00-8:00
Students in 6th to 12th grades can participate in our first ever Teen Pitch Night. Up to 10 finalists will be selected from the pool of applications to develop their marketing skills as they pitch their designs for innovative and purposeful products to a panel of expert judges.
Apply online beginning Monday, October 8th for one of the 10-minute time slots available for this “shark tank” style program. Applications must be received by Monday, November 5, 2018. Cash prizes will be awarded for the 3 best pitches in each of 2 age categories - 6th-8th grades and 9th-12th.
The public is welcome to watch the competition!    

This event is one of many planned for the City of Hudson’s celebration of Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), returning for the fifth consecutive year November 11th - 17th. “Pitch Night” and GEW 2018 are generously supported by the Burton D. Morgan Foundation.             

  Sponsored by The Burton D. Morgan Foundation.
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