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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Kindermusik Fridays
9:30 a.m.
 Kindermusik Fridays
Friday, Feb. 12, 9:30 a.m.Kindermusik Fridays
For ages 18 months - 3 1/2 years with a caregiver. 
Presented by Hudson’s Kindermusik, this popular program combines music and learning for small children. Kindermusik is the world's leading music-and-movement...read more
Kindermusik Fridays
10:15 a.m.
 Kindermusik Fridays
Friday, Feb. 12, 10:15 a.m.Kindermusik Fridays
For ages 3 1/2 - 5 years with a caregiver. 
Presented by Hudson’s Kindermusik, this popular program combines music and learning for small children. Kindermusik is the world's leading music-and-movement pr...read more
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Saturday Story Time
10:30 a.m.
 Saturday Story Time
Saturday, Feb. 13, 10:30 a.m.Saturday Story Time
Join us Saturday mornings for a Drop-In Family Story Time.
Recommended for ages 2 – 5 with a caregiver. 
Pizza and Pages Book Club
Noon
 Pizza and Pages Book Club
Saturday, Feb. 13, Noon
(Saturdays - September 12th, October 10th, November 14th, December 12th, January 9th, February 13th, March 12th, April 16th, May 14th)
Pizza and Pages Book
Teens in grades 7 and up can join us on the second Saturday of each month for pizza and to talk about books!

February's Book: The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater...read more
or call (330) 653-6658.
Minecraft Club
2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
 Minecraft Club
Saturday, Feb. 13, 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
(Saturdays: January 16th, February 13th, March 12th, April 16th)
Minecraft Club
Teens in grades 6 to 12 can join us to mine and craft on our multi-player server! No account is necessary.

Registration is required for each session date separately.
or call (330) 653-6658.
American Girl Samantha
2:00 p.m.
 American Girl Samantha
Saturday, Feb. 13, 2:00 p.m.American Girl Samant
Enjoy a drink and snack as we learn about tea party etiquette from the 1900's. We will also make some fun Valentine's Day crafts. Remember to bring your doll!
This event is for grades K and up.  Registration is required. 
or call (330) 653-6658.
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Anime Club
1:00 p.m.
 Anime Club
Sunday, Feb. 14, 1:00 p.m.Anime Club
Anime, manga, and graphic novel fans in grades 7 to 12 are invited to join us on Sundays at 1:00 p.m. for our monthly anime club meeting! Possible activities include watching popular anime, making Japanese crafts, and deciding what manga and anime to purchase for the teen collection. Snacks will be ...read more
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Totally Threes
9:30 a.m.
 Totally Threes
Monday, Feb. 15, 9:30 a.m.Totally Threes
Stories and fun just for threes and their caregivers.
 
or call (330) 653-6658.
Drop-in Family Story Time
10:15 a.m.
 Drop-in Family Story Time
Monday, Feb. 15, 10:15 a.m.Drop-in Family Story
Join us Monday mornings for a Drop-In Family Story Time.
All ages are welcomed. Recommended for ages 2 – 5 with a caregiver. 
Babytime
11:00 a.m.
 Babytime
Monday, Feb. 15, 11:00 a.m.Babytime
Enjoy simple stories, rhymes and songs.
For babies 6-24 months with a caregiver. 

 
or call (330) 653-6658.
My Time for Fours & Fives
1:30 p.m.
 My Time for Fours & Fives
Monday, Feb. 15, 1:30 p.m.My Time for Fours &
Stories and more for children ages 4-5 years.

*Caregiver must remain in the library during this story time.
 
or call (330) 653-6658.
Frozen Singalong
2:00 p.m.
 Frozen Singalong
Monday, Feb. 15, 2:00 p.m.Frozen Singalong
Join voices with Anna and Elsa on your day off of school at this family Frozen Singalong. Bring a blanket to sit on - refreshments will be provided. Costumes encouraged!!
The Natural World of Winnie-the-Pooh
7 p.m.
The Natural World of Winnie-the-Pooh
Monday, Feb. 15, 7 p.m.The Natural World of
In commemoration of the 90th anniversary of the classic children’s series Winnie-the-Pooh by A. A. Milne, garden historian Kathryn Aalto will discuss her book The Natural World of Winnie-the-Pooh: A Walk Through the Forest that Inspired the Hundred Acre Wood. Aalto will explore the Hu...read more
or call (330) 653-6658.
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Buckeye Book Club
4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
 Buckeye Book Club
Tuesday, Feb. 16, 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.Buckeye Book Club
Book lovers in grades 4 to 6 can join a monthly book discussion on the 3rd Tuesday of every month. The February selection is 2016 Newbery honor book The War that Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley, about a courageous girl who escapes war-threatened London and makes a new life for herself in ...read more
Totally Threes
9:30 a.m.
 Totally Threes
Tuesday, Feb. 16, 9:30 a.m.Totally Threes
Stories and fun just for threes and their caregivers.
 
or call (330) 653-6658.
Tales for Twos
10:15 a.m.
 Tales for Twos
Tuesday, Feb. 16, 10:15 a.m.Tales for Twos
We'll have stories, songs, rhymes and more!
Children age 2 with a caregiver. 

 
or call (330) 653-6658.
Babytime
11:00 a.m.
 Babytime
Tuesday, Feb. 16, 11:00 a.m.Babytime
Enjoy simple stories, rhymes and songs.
For babies 6-24 months with a caregiver. 
 
or call (330) 653-6658.
Whodunit? Mystery Book Club
2 p.m.
 Whodunit? Mystery Book Club
Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2 p.m.Whodunit? Mystery Bo
The Whodunit? Mystery Book Club is a book club for mystery lovers. Read and discuss a different mystery novel every month in a relaxed and fun atmosphere. February's selection is G.M. Malliet’s A Fatal Winter: A Max Tudor Novel. Agatha Award-winning author G. M. Malliet’s co...read more
Intro to Windows 10
4 p.m.
 Intro to Windows 10
Tuesday, Feb. 16, 4 p.m.Intro to Windows 10
Sorry, this program is full. Learn the basics of Windows (navigating the web, opening and  saving documents, downloading and emailing pictures) all while experiencing the unique feature...read more
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Totally Threes
9:30 a.m.
 Totally Threes
Wednesday, Feb. 17, 9:30 a.m.Totally Threes
Stories and fun just for threes and their caregivers.
 
or call (330) 653-6658.
Tales for Twos
10:15 a.m.
 Tales for Twos
Wednesday, Feb. 17, 10:15 a.m.Tales for Twos
We'll have stories, songs, rhymes and more!
Children age 2 with a caregiver. 
 
or call (330) 653-6658.
Babytime
11:00 a.m.
 Babytime
Wednesday, Feb. 17, 11:00 a.m.Babytime
Enjoy simple stories, rhymes and songs.
For babies 6-24 months with a caregiver. 
 
or call (330) 653-6658.
Digital Magazines
2 p.m.
 Digital Magazines
Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2 p.m.Digital Magazines
Library staff will demonstrate how to access materials from the library’s digital magazine collection, including Zinio and Flipster.  Participants are encouraged to bring their own tablet or mobile device for the hands-on learning experience.

Don’t miss this opportunity t...read more
or call (330) 653-6658.
Professor Steven Hook Leads Middle East Alliances Discussion at Great Decisions Series
7 p.m.
Professor Steven Hook Leads Middle East Alliances Discussion at Great Decisions Series
Wednesday, Feb. 17, 7 p.m.Professor Steven Hoo
The Great Decisions series will discuss the topic of Middle East Alliances. Dr. Steven Hook, professor of political science at Kent State University, will give a presentation and moderate the group discussion. Dr. Hook will share the background and history behind the Middle East Alliances and how th...read more
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Lapsit
9:30 a.m.
 Lapsit
Thursday, Feb. 18, 9:30 a.m.Lapsit
Birth - 10 months with a caregiver. Enjoy nursery rhymes, songs and a simple story or two.
Meets in the Laurel Lake Room.
or call (330) 653-6658.
My Time for Fours & Fives
9:30 a.m.
 My Time for Fours & Fives
Thursday, Feb. 18, 9:30 a.m.My Time for Fours &
Stories and more for children ages 4-5 years.
*Caregiver must remain in the library during this story time.
 
or call (330) 653-6658.
Tales for Twos
10:15 a.m.
 Tales for Twos
Thursday, Feb. 18, 10:15 a.m.Tales for Twos
We'll have stories, songs, rhymes and more!
Children age 2 with a caregiver. 
 
or call (330) 653-6658.
Babytime
11:00 a.m.
 Babytime
Thursday, Feb. 18, 11:00 a.m.Babytime
Enjoy simple stories, rhymes and songs.
For babies 6-24 months with a caregiver. 
 
or call (330) 653-6658.
Twitter for Beginners
2 p.m.
 Twitter for Beginners
Thursday, Feb. 18, 2 p.m.Twitter for Beginner
Stay up on the latest news and trends, and connect with friends. Twitter is a social networking site which allows users to send out updates, post links to interesting articles, photos and more!  Learn how to create an account, send a tweet, retweet, and how to use and search hashtags. P...read more
or call (330) 653-6658.
Art Club
4:30 p.m.
 Art Club
Thursday, Feb. 18, 4:30 p.m.
(Thursdays, January 14, February 18, March 17, April 21, & May 19, 4:30 p.m.)
Art Club
Come learn about different styles of art, and then try it for yourself! We will meet one Thursday each month on January 14, February 18, March 17, April 21, and May 19 at 4:30 p.m. Grades 3 - 5: Regist...read more
or call (330) 653-6658.
Evening Story Time
7:00 p.m.
 Evening Story Time
Thursday, Feb. 18, 7:00 p.m.Evening Story Time
Join us Thursday Evenings for a Drop-In Family Story Time.
No registration is required. 
All ages are welcomed but recommended for ages 2 – 5 with a caregiver. 
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Do You Want to Build a Snowman?
10:00 a.m.
Do You Want to Build a Snowman?
Friday, Feb. 19, 10:00 a.m.Do You Want to Build
Join us for a Frozen Winter Wonderland program where we will read stories about winter, make crafts, and have frozen fun!
Ages 2 and up. 
Registration is required.
or call (330) 653-6658.
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Saturday Story Time
10:30 a.m.
 Saturday Story Time
Saturday, Feb. 20, 10:30 a.m.Saturday Story Time
Join us Saturday mornings for a Drop-In Family Story Time.
Recommended for ages 2 – 5 with a caregiver. 
Mad Science! Fire & Ice Show
2:00 p.m.
 Mad Science! Fire & Ice Show
Saturday, Feb. 20, 2:00 p.m.Mad Science! Fire &
Come and experience the wonder of Northeast Ohio’s Mad Science Fire & Ice Show!  Children will be dazzled and entertained as they interact with the Mad Scientists!  Foggy dry ice storms, giant beach balls floating in the air and even a special Mad Sci...read more
or call (330) 653-6658.
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New SAT Practice Test
1:00 p.m.
 New SAT Practice Test
Sunday, Feb. 21, 1:00 p.m.New SAT Practice Tes
Students can find out where they stand without having to pay for an actual college admissions exam.  They will take a practice test under testing conditions, get a feel for the endurance  needed and receive score reports highlighting their strengths and areas of focus.
 
or call (330) 653-6658.
The Pop Tarts
2 p.m.
 The Pop Tarts
Sunday, Feb. 21, 2 p.m.The Pop Tarts
In retro 1960s fashion, movement and perfect harmony, The Pop Tarts will perform a decade of top hit favorites. You won’t want to miss this afternoon of groovy tunes from the best of the 1960s girl groups and female pop singers. No registration required
 

 
...read more
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Totally Threes
9:30 a.m.
 Totally Threes
Monday, Feb. 22, 9:30 a.m.Totally Threes
Stories and fun just for threes and their caregivers.
 
or call (330) 653-6658.
Drop-in Family Story Time
10:15 a.m.
 Drop-in Family Story Time
Monday, Feb. 22, 10:15 a.m.Drop-in Family Story
Join us Monday mornings for a Drop-In Family Story Time.
All ages are welcomed. Recommended for ages 2 – 5 with a caregiver. 
Babytime
11:00 a.m.
 Babytime
Monday, Feb. 22, 11:00 a.m.Babytime
Enjoy simple stories, rhymes and songs.
For babies 6-24 months with a caregiver. 

 
or call (330) 653-6658.
My Time for Fours & Fives
1:30 p.m.
 My Time for Fours & Fives
Monday, Feb. 22, 1:30 p.m.My Time for Fours &
Stories and more for children ages 4-5 years.

*Caregiver must remain in the library during this story time.
 
or call (330) 653-6658.
Through the Eyes of the Artist-Wassily Kandinsky
7 p.m.
Through the Eyes of the Artist-Wassily Kandinsky
Monday, Feb. 22, 7 p.m.Through the Eyes of
Local art historican Felicia Zavarella Stadelman continues her series of artist biographical lectures with a presentation on the artist Wassily Kandinsky.

Kandinsky was a Russian-born painter that emerged as a leader of the abstract art movement in the early 20th century.  His devoti...read more
or call (330) 653-6658.
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Totally Threes
9:30 a.m.
 Totally Threes
Tuesday, Feb. 23, 9:30 a.m.Totally Threes
Stories and fun just for threes and their caregivers.
 
or call (330) 653-6658.
Tales for Twos
10:15 a.m.
 Tales for Twos
Tuesday, Feb. 23, 10:15 a.m.Tales for Twos
We'll have stories, songs, rhymes and more!
Children age 2 with a caregiver. 

 
or call (330) 653-6658.
Babytime
11:00 a.m.
 Babytime
Tuesday, Feb. 23, 11:00 a.m.Babytime
Enjoy simple stories, rhymes and songs.
For babies 6-24 months with a caregiver. 
 
or call (330) 653-6658.
Runner’s Clinic
7 p.m.
 Runner’s Clinic
Tuesday, Feb. 23, 7 p.m.Runner’s Clini
Attention all runners! The Hudson Library & Historical Society, in partnership with Heinen’s Wellness, will host a Runner’s Clinic. Local area experts will educate the running community on how to improve performance, prevent injuries and alleviate pain through nutrition, apparel, cro...read more
or call (330) 653-6658.
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Teen Invention Project
4:00 p.m.
 Teen Invention Project
Wednesday, Feb. 24, 4:00 p.m.Teen Invention Proje
Students in grades 6-8 will have the opportunity to design their own glowing signs and solar powered objects at a pilot program designed by “Invention Project”.
 
Invention Project was developed by the National Inventors Hall of Fame for students in grades 6-8.  It is...read more
or call (330) 653-6658.
Totally Threes
9:30 a.m.
 Totally Threes
Wednesday, Feb. 24, 9:30 a.m.Totally Threes
Stories and fun just for threes and their caregivers.
 
or call (330) 653-6658.
Tales for Twos
10:15 a.m.
 Tales for Twos
Wednesday, Feb. 24, 10:15 a.m.Tales for Twos
We'll have stories, songs, rhymes and more!
Children age 2 with a caregiver. 
 
or call (330) 653-6658.
Babytime
11:00 a.m.
 Babytime
Wednesday, Feb. 24, 11:00 a.m.Babytime
Enjoy simple stories, rhymes and songs.
For babies 6-24 months with a caregiver. 
 
or call (330) 653-6658.
Kindle Fire for Beginners
2:00 p.m.
 Kindle Fire for Beginners
Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2:00 p.m.Kindle Fire for Begi
Library staff will go over the basics of using your Kindle Fire, including navigating, browsing the internet, downloading and using apps, and using your Kindle Fire as an e-reader. A demonstration on how to download materials from the library’s e-media collection, such as e-books and audiobook...read more
or call (330) 653-6658.
iPad for Beginners
7:00 p.m.
 iPad for Beginners
Wednesday, Feb. 24, 7:00 p.m.iPad for Beginners
Learn the basics of using your iPad, including navigating, downloading and deleting apps, and accessing the internet. A demonstration on downloading e-media (e-books and recorded books) from the library’s e-media collection using the OverDrive app will be included. This class will be...read more
or call (330) 653-6658.
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Lapsit
9:30 a.m.
 Lapsit
Thursday, Feb. 25, 9:30 a.m.Lapsit
Birth - 10 months with a caregiver. Enjoy nursery rhymes, songs and a simple story or two.
Meets in the Laurel Lake Room.
or call (330) 653-6658.
My Time for Fours & Fives
9:30 a.m.
 My Time for Fours & Fives
Thursday, Feb. 25, 9:30 a.m.My Time for Fours &
Stories and more for children ages 4-5 years.
*Caregiver must remain in the library during this story time.
 
or call (330) 653-6658.
Tales for Twos
10:15 a.m.
 Tales for Twos
Thursday, Feb. 25, 10:15 a.m.Tales for Twos
We'll have stories, songs, rhymes and more!
Children age 2 with a caregiver. 
 
or call (330) 653-6658.
Babytime
11:00 a.m.
 Babytime
Thursday, Feb. 25, 11:00 a.m.Babytime
Enjoy simple stories, rhymes and songs.
For babies 6-24 months with a caregiver. 
 
or call (330) 653-6658.
STEM After School
4:30 pm
 STEM After School
Thursday, Feb. 25, 4:30 pmSTEM After School
Kindergarten to 2nd graders can explore color and light through experiments and crafts. 
Registration required.
or call (330) 653-6658.
Secrets of a Professional Chef
6:30 p.m.
 Secrets of a Professional Chef
Thursday, Feb. 25, 6:30 p.m.Secrets of a Profess
Learn the of professional chefs to improve your own cooking with Chef Jenn Stoker .  Chef Stoker will reveal the best ways to add flavor and texture to any main dish and will offer strategies to enhance the way your food will look and cook. 
Evening Story Time
7:00 p.m.
 Evening Story Time
Thursday, Feb. 25, 7:00 p.m.Evening Story Time
Join us Thursday Evenings for a Drop-In Family Story Time.
No registration is required. 
All ages are welcomed but recommended for ages 2 – 5 with a caregiver. 
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Toddler Art
9:30 a.m.
 Toddler Art
Friday, Feb. 26, 9:30 a.m.Toddler Art
Kids ages 16 months to 3 years and their caregivers can experiment with a variety of different materials in this artsy storytime! Choose from ONE of two sessions: 9:30 a.m. or 10:30 a.m.

Registration is required for each session date.
Toddler Art
10:30 a.m.
 Toddler Art
Friday, Feb. 26, 10:30 a.m.Toddler Art
Kids ages 16 months to 3 years and their caregivers can experiment with a variety of different materials in this artsy storytime! Choose from ONE of two sessions: 9:30 a.m. or 10:30 a.m.

Registration is required for each session date.
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Saturday Story Time
10:30 a.m.
 Saturday Story Time
Saturday, Feb. 27, 10:30 a.m.Saturday Story Time
Join us Saturday mornings for a Drop-In Family Story Time.
Recommended for ages 2 – 5 with a caregiver. 
Pokémon League
10:00 a.m.- Noon
 Pokémon League
Saturday, Feb. 27, 10:00 a.m.- NoonPokémon League
Calling all Pokémon Trainers! Bring your Pokémon cards or Nintendo DS to the library one Saturday a month to trade cards, battle your Pokémon and enjoy two hours with other Pokémon trainers.

For trainers ages 5-13

No Regi...read more
Research Databases for Job Seekers
10 a.m.
Research Databases for Job Seekers
Saturday, Feb. 27, 10 a.m.Research Databases f

Learn to use premium databases to find valuable company and industry information for your job sea...read more
Dr. Seuss Birthday Party!
2:00 p.m.
 Dr. Seuss Birthday Party!
Saturday, Feb. 27, 2:00 p.m.Dr. Seuss Birthday P
Learn more about Dr. Seuss's life accomplishments as we celebrate his birthday with snacks and crafts.This event is for grades K and up, and will be held in the large meeting room. Registration is required. 
or call (330) 653-6658.
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Chamber Music with Ekklésia Ensemble
2 p.m.
Chamber Music with Ekklésia Ensemble
Sunday, Feb. 28, 2 p.m.Chamber Music with E
Composed of a woodwind quintet and an alto saxophonist from northeast Ohio, Ekklésia
Ensemble will  perform chamber music repertoire featuring works by Dubois, Hartley, Milhaud and others. All ages are welcome and there is no registration for this free program.
 

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Totally Threes
9:30 a.m.
 Totally Threes
Monday, Feb. 29, 9:30 a.m.Totally Threes
Stories and fun just for threes and their caregivers.
 
or call (330) 653-6658.
Drop-in Family Story Time
10:15 a.m.
 Drop-in Family Story Time
Monday, Feb. 29, 10:15 a.m.Drop-in Family Story
Join us Monday mornings for a Drop-In Family Story Time.
All ages are welcomed. Recommended for ages 2 – 5 with a caregiver. 
Babytime
11:00 a.m.
 Babytime
Monday, Feb. 29, 11:00 a.m.Babytime
Enjoy simple stories, rhymes and songs.
For babies 6-24 months with a caregiver. 

 
or call (330) 653-6658.
My Time for Fours & Fives
1:30 p.m.
 My Time for Fours & Fives
Monday, Feb. 29, 1:30 p.m.My Time for Fours &
Stories and more for children ages 4-5 years.

*Caregiver must remain in the library during this story time.
 
or call (330) 653-6658.
     
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