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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Totally Threes
9:30 a.m.
 Totally Threes
Tuesday, Jan. 17, 9:30 a.m.Totally Threes
Stories and fun for threes and their caregivers.
Registration is required

or call (330) 653-6658.
Tales for Twos
10:15 a.m.
 Tales for Twos
Tuesday, Jan. 17, 10:15 a.m.Tales for Twos
For Children age 2 with a caregiver.
We’ll have stories, songs, rhymes and more!

Registration is required

or call (330) 653-6658.
Babytime
11:00 a.m.
 Babytime
Tuesday, Jan. 17, 11:00 a.m.Babytime
For babies 6-24 months with a caregiver.
Enjoy simple stories, rhymes and songs.
Registration is required

or call (330) 653-6658.
Whodunit? Mystery Book Club
2 p.m.
 Whodunit? Mystery Book Club
Tuesday, Jan. 17, 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. January's selection is Tana French's In the Woods . It won the Edgar, Anthony, Macavity, and Barry for Best First Novel. The Washington P...read more
Buckeye Book Club
4:30 pm
 Buckeye Book Club
Tuesday, Jan. 17, 4:30 pmBuckeye Book Club
Book-lovers in grades 4 to 6 can join us on the third Tuesday of every month to discuss a current Tween book. The selection for January is Wolf Hollow by Lauren Wolk. This historical fiction is a beautiful-written tale about a girl's struggle with bullying in post-world war ru...read more
iPad for Beginners
7 p.m.
 iPad for Beginners
Tuesday, Jan. 17, 7 p.m.iPad for Beginners
Back by popular demand, the library will hold an iPad for Beginners workshop. 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-...read more

or call (330) 653-6658.
Pajama Storytime
7:30 p.m.
 Pajama Storytime
Tuesday, Jan. 17, 7:30 p.m.Pajama Storytime
Wear your PJs and bring a favorite stuffed animal to snuggle while you listen to stories, sing songs and have a special snack. 
Families with children ages 2 & up (Infant siblings are welcome to attend)
No registration required.
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Tales for Twos
10:15 a.m.
 Tales for Twos
Wednesday, Jan. 18, 10:15 a.m.Tales for Twos
For Children age 2 with a caregiver.
We’ll have stories, songs, rhymes and more!
Registration is required

or call (330) 653-6658.
Babytime
11:00 a.m.
 Babytime
Wednesday, Jan. 18, 11:00 a.m.Babytime
For babies 6-24 months with a caregiver.
Enjoy simple stories, rhymes and songs.
Registration is required

or call (330) 653-6658.
Author Brad Ricca Discusses New York City’s Greatest Female Detective
7 p.m.
Author Brad Ricca Discusses New York City’s Greatest Female Detective
Wednesday, Jan. 18, 7 p.m.Author Brad Ricca Di
Author Brad Ricca will discuss his latest book, Mrs. Sherlock Holmes: The True Story of New York City’s Greatest Female Detective and the 1917 Missing Girl Case That Captivated a Nation. Learn about the fascinating true story of Mary Grace Humiston, known as “Mrs. Sherlock Holme...read more

or call (330) 653-6658.
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Lapsit
9:30 a.m.
 Lapsit
Thursday, Jan. 19, 9:30 a.m.Lapsit
For babies birth to 10 months with caregiver.
Enjoy nursery rhymes, songs and a simple story or two.
Limited to 10 babies, meets in the Laurel Lake Room.
 

or call (330) 653-6658.
My Time for Fours and Fives
9:30 a.m.
 My Time for Fours and Fives
Thursday, Jan. 19, 9:30 a.m.My Time for Fours an
Stories and more for children ages 4-5 years.
Registration is required

or call (330) 653-6658.
Tales for Twos
10:15 a.m.
 Tales for Twos
Thursday, Jan. 19, 10:15 a.m.Tales for Twos
For Children age 2 with a caregiver.
We’ll have stories, songs, rhymes and more!
Registration is required

or call (330) 653-6658.
Babytime
11:00 a.m.
 Babytime
Thursday, Jan. 19, 11:00 a.m.Babytime
For babies 6-24 months with a caregiver.
Enjoy simple stories, rhymes and songs.
Registration is required

or call (330) 653-6658.
Got an Interest in Pinterest?
2 p.m.
 Got an Interest in Pinterest?
Thursday, Jan. 19, 2 p.m.Got an Interest in P
Come learn about Pinterest, a simple, online way to organize images, projects, ideas and all of your favorite things. Join library staff to learn the basics of using this virtual pinboard photo-sharing website.

Pinterest is a social networking website that connects people through the shar...read more
Art Club
4:30 p.m.
 Art Club
Thursday, Jan. 19, 4:30 p.m.
(Thursdays, January 19, February 16, March 16, April 20 & May 18 at 4:30 p.m. )
Art Club
Calling all budding artists—come learn about artists’ styles, then try it for yourself! We will meet one Thursday each month on January 19, February 16, March 16, April 20, and May 18 at 4:30 p.m. Grades 3 – 5: Registration required.  
 

or call (330) 653-6658.
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Research Databases for Small Businesses & Job Seekers
10 a.m.
Research Databases for Small Businesses & Job Seekers
Saturday, Jan. 21, 10 a.m.Research Databases f
 This event is now full.  Please join the waiting list. Yo...read more
Saturday Family Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Saturday Family Storytime
Saturday, Jan. 21, 10:30 a.m.Saturday Family Stor
Recommended for children ages 2-5 with a caregiver.
No registration is required
Ballet Excel Ohio
11:00 a.m.
 Ballet Excel Ohio
Saturday, Jan. 21, 11:00 a.m.Ballet Excel Ohio
Ballet Excel Ohio will be performing The Little Mermaid! Join members of the ballet as they read the classic story , and children will have the opportunity to meet the characters and participate in a dance! Please register ALL attending.

 
Minecraft Club for Teens
2:30 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.
 Minecraft Club for Teens
Saturday, Jan. 21, 2:30 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.
(Saturday, January 21st, 2:30 p.m.; Saturday, February18th, 2:30 p.m.; Saturday, March 25th, 2:30 p.m.; Saturday, April 15th, 2:30 p.m.; Saturday, May 20th, 2:30 p.m.)
Minecraft Club for T
Come play Minecraft on our multiplayer server! Grades 6-12. Registration is required.

or call (330) 653-6658.
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ACT/SAT Strategies Session
1:00 p.m.
 ACT/SAT Strategies Session
Sunday, Jan. 22, 1:00 p.m.ACT/SAT Strategies S
Learn about the format and content of the ACT and SAT tests.  The Princeton Review will walk participants through sample questions.  Students will leave with proven strategies for beating the test.
 

or call (330) 653-6658.
Cleveland Chinese Music Ensemble
2 p.m.
Cleveland Chinese Music Ensemble
Sunday, Jan. 22, 2 p.m.Cleveland Chinese Mu
Ring in the “Year of the Rooster” with a colorful new program by the seven-member Cleveland Chinese Music Ensemble. The program will include two pieces depicting the clamor and excitement of a dragon boat race, as well as a rare performance of an art song from the Ming Dynasty, accompani...read more
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Totally Threes
9:30 a.m.
 Totally Threes
Monday, Jan. 23, 9:30 a.m.Totally Threes
Stories and fun for threes and their caregivers.

Registration is required

or call (330) 653-6658.
Drop-In Family Story Time
10:15 a.m.
 Drop-In Family Story Time
Monday, Jan. 23, 10:15 a.m.Drop-In Family Story
Recommended for children ages 2-5 with a caregiver.

No registration is required
Babytime
11:00 a.m.
 Babytime
Monday, Jan. 23, 11:00 a.m.Babytime
For babies 6-24 months with a caregiver.
Enjoy simple stories, rhymes and songs.

Registration is required

or call (330) 653-6658.
My Time for Fours and Fives
1:30 p.m.
 My Time for Fours and Fives
Monday, Jan. 23, 1:30 p.m.My Time for Fours an
Stories and more for children ages 4-5 years.

Registration is required

or call (330) 653-6658.
An Evening with Tom Murdough
7 p.m.
 An Evening with Tom Murdough
Monday, Jan. 23, 7 p.m.An Evening with Tom

Tom Murdough, founder of Little Tikes, Step2, and his newest venture Simplay3 will kick off the Hudson Lib...read more
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Totally Threes
9:30 a.m.
 Totally Threes
Tuesday, Jan. 24, 9:30 a.m.Totally Threes
Stories and fun for threes and their caregivers.
Registration is required

or call (330) 653-6658.
Tales for Twos
10:15 a.m.
 Tales for Twos
Tuesday, Jan. 24, 10:15 a.m.Tales for Twos
For Children age 2 with a caregiver.
We’ll have stories, songs, rhymes and more!

Registration is required

or call (330) 653-6658.
Babytime
11:00 a.m.
 Babytime
Tuesday, Jan. 24, 11:00 a.m.Babytime
For babies 6-24 months with a caregiver.
Enjoy simple stories, rhymes and songs.
Registration is required

or call (330) 653-6658.
Tween Coding Class
4:00 p.m.
 Tween Coding Class
Tuesday, Jan. 24, 4:00 p.m.Tween Coding Class
Student going into grades 4th – 8th can learn basic computer coding on Tuesday, January 24 at 4:00 p.m.  This free program will be a great introduction and foundation to computer science.  Registration is required.
Harry Potter Science
4:30 p.m.
 Harry Potter Science
Tuesday, Jan. 24, 4:30 p.m.Harry Potter Science
Join us as we recreate the magic of wizardry mixed with muggle world science! Children grades K-2 can enjoy Harry Potter themed science experiments and crafts. Hogwarts uniforms are welcome. Registration is required.

or call (330) 653-6658.
Tween Coding Class
6:00 p.m.
 Tween Coding Class
Tuesday, Jan. 24, 6:00 p.m.Tween Coding Class
Student going into grades 4th – 8th can learn basic computer coding on Tuesday, January 24 at 6:00 p.m.  This free program will be a great introducti...read more
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Tales for Twos
10:15 a.m.
 Tales for Twos
Wednesday, Jan. 25, 10:15 a.m.Tales for Twos
For Children age 2 with a caregiver.
We’ll have stories, songs, rhymes and more!
Registration is required

or call (330) 653-6658.
Babytime
11:00 a.m.
 Babytime
Wednesday, Jan. 25, 11:00 a.m.Babytime
For babies 6-24 months with a caregiver.
Enjoy simple stories, rhymes and songs.
Registration is required

or call (330) 653-6658.
Introduction to 3D Printing
2 p.m.
 Introduction to 3D Printing
Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2 p.m.Introduction to 3D P
Design an object to print on our Makergear M2 3D printer. Get an opportunity to see a 3D printer in action and gain hands-on experience with Tinkercad 3D design software.
Generation Startup Screening
7:00 p.m.
 Generation Startup Screening
Wednesday, Jan. 25, 7:00 p.m.Generation Startup S
With support from The Burton D. Morgan Foundation, the movie GENERATION STARTUP will be presented in the Teen Room.  It captures the struggles and triumphs of recent college graduates who put everything on the line to build startups in Detroit. Shot over 17 months, it’s an honest, in-the-...read more
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Lapsit
9:30 a.m.
 Lapsit
Thursday, Jan. 26, 9:30 a.m.Lapsit
For babies birth to 10 months with caregiver.
Enjoy nursery rhymes, songs and a simple story or two.
Limited to 10 babies, meets in the Laurel Lake Room.
 

or call (330) 653-6658.
My Time for Fours and Fives
9:30 a.m.
 My Time for Fours and Fives
Thursday, Jan. 26, 9:30 a.m.My Time for Fours an
Stories and more for children ages 4-5 years.
Registration is required

or call (330) 653-6658.
Tales for Twos
10:15 a.m.
 Tales for Twos
Thursday, Jan. 26, 10:15 a.m.Tales for Twos
For Children age 2 with a caregiver.
We’ll have stories, songs, rhymes and more!
Registration is required

or call (330) 653-6658.
Babytime
11:00 a.m.
 Babytime
Thursday, Jan. 26, 11:00 a.m.Babytime
For babies 6-24 months with a caregiver.
Enjoy simple stories, rhymes and songs.
Registration is required

or call (330) 653-6658.
Introduction to Gmail
2 p.m.
 Introduction to Gmail
Thursday, Jan. 26, 2 p.m.Introduction to Gmai
Learn the basics of using Gmail, including composing and sending emails, labeling emails and more!  If you are curious about switching to Gmail or want to learn more about your Gmail account, find out what a free Gmail account has to offer. Prerequisites: basic mouse and comput...read more

or call (330) 653-6658.
3D Printing for Teens: Jewelry
6:30 p.m.
 3D Printing for Teens: Jewelry
Thursday, Jan. 26, 6:30 p.m.3D Printing for Teen
Learn how to create your own jewelry designs in Tinkercad. The library will print the design for you. Every teen will come out of the class with a 3D printed piece of jewelry. This program is for grades 6-12. 
 

or call (330) 653-6658.
Author Tracy A. Thomas discusses Elizabeth Cady Stanton and the Feminist Foundations of Family Law
7 p.m.
Author Tracy A. Thomas discusses Elizabeth Cady Stanton and the Feminist Foundations of Family Law
Thursday, Jan. 26, 7 p.m.Author Tracy A. Thom
Tracy A. Thomas, Professor of Law at The University of Akron School of Law and the director of the Center for Constitutional Law, will discuss her new book, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and the Feminist Foundations of Family Law. The book examines Stanton’s views on women’s equality i...read more

or call (330) 653-6658.
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Kindermusik Fridays (infants - 2 years old)
9:30 a.m.
Kindermusik Fridays (infants - 2 years old)
Friday, Jan. 27, 9:30 a.m.Kindermusik Fridays
Kindermusik is the world’s leading music-and-movement program for children in early childhood development. The Hudson Library and Historical Society will be expanding their Kindermusik Fridays availability in spring 2017. The library will offer 2 sessions for the infant-2 year...read more

Kindermusik Fridays (infants - 2 years old)
10:15 a.m.
Kindermusik Fridays (infants - 2 years old)
Friday, Jan. 27, 10:15 a.m.Kindermusik Fridays
Kindermusik is the world’s leading music-and-movement program for children in early childhood development. The Hudson Library and Historical Society will be expanding their Kindermusik Fridays availability in spring 2017. The library will offer 2 sessions for the infant-2 year...read more

Kindermusik Fridays (3 - 5 years old)
11:00 a.m.
Kindermusik Fridays (3 - 5 years old)
Friday, Jan. 27, 11:00 a.m.Kindermusik Fridays
Kindermusik is the world’s leading music-and-movement program for children in early childhood development. The Hudson Library and Historical Society will be expanding their Kindermusik Fridays availability in spring 2017. The library will offer 2 sessions for the infant-2 year...read more

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Pokémon League
10:00 a.m. - Noon
 Pokémon League
Saturday, Jan. 28, 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.
 
Join us on Saturday January 28 at 11 a.m. for a very special Pok...read more
Saturday Family Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Saturday Family Storytime
Saturday, Jan. 28, 10:30 a.m.Saturday Family Stor
Recommended for children ages 2-5 with a caregiver.
No registration is required
Chinese New Year Celebration
2:00 - 3:30 pm
 Chinese New Year Celebration
Saturday, Jan. 28, 2:00 - 3:30 pmChinese New Year Cel
Bring the whole family to celebrate the Year of the Rooster with food, crafts and entertainment. Please register everyone attending.

or call (330) 653-6658.
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Teen PlayStation® VR Open Play
12:30 p.m.
Teen PlayStation® VR Open Play
Sunday, Jan. 29, 12:30 p.m.Teen PlayStation®
Teens are invited to experience the latest in virtual reality gaming.  The PlayStation®VR will be featured in the Teen Room on the big video wall.  Those in grades 6-12 can enjoy an afternoon of fun free of charge.  
ACT Practice Test
1:00 p.m.
 ACT Practice Test
Sunday, Jan. 29, 1:00 p.m.ACT Practice Test
Find out where you stand without having to pay for an actual college admissions exam by taking a practice test under testing conditions, get a feel for the endurance needed and receive score reports highlighting their strengths and areas of focus.
 
Sensory Story Time
1:00 p.m.
 Sensory Story Time
Sunday, Jan. 29, 1:00 p.m.Sensory Story Time
For children ages 3-7 with special needs and their caregivers.
Enjoy stories and activities designed for young children on the autism spectrum and those who are sensitive to sensory overload, and would prefer a small, adapted story time. 
Registration is required.
 

or call (330) 653-6658.
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Totally Threes
9:30 a.m.
 Totally Threes
Monday, Jan. 30, 9:30 a.m.Totally Threes
Stories and fun for threes and their caregivers.

Registration is required

or call (330) 653-6658.
Drop-In Family Story Time
10:15 a.m.
 Drop-In Family Story Time
Monday, Jan. 30, 10:15 a.m.Drop-In Family Story
Recommended for children ages 2-5 with a caregiver.

No registration is required
Babytime
11:00 a.m.
 Babytime
Monday, Jan. 30, 11:00 a.m.Babytime
For babies 6-24 months with a caregiver.
Enjoy simple stories, rhymes and songs.

Registration is required

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

Registration is required

or call (330) 653-6658.
Through the Eyes of the Artist-Steve McCurry
7 p.m.
Through the Eyes of the Artist-Steve McCurry
Monday, Jan. 30, 7 p.m.Through the Eyes of
The Hudson Library & Historical Society continues a series of artist biographical lectures when local art historian Felicia Zavarella Stadelman Discusses the photographer Steve McCurry.    

McCurry is an American photographer who is known for his work in photojournalism...read more

or call (330) 653-6658.
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Totally Threes
9:30 a.m.
 Totally Threes
Tuesday, Jan. 31, 9:30 a.m.Totally Threes
Stories and fun for threes and their caregivers.
Registration is required

or call (330) 653-6658.
Tales for Twos
10:15 a.m.
 Tales for Twos
Tuesday, Jan. 31, 10:15 a.m.Tales for Twos
For Children age 2 with a caregiver.
We’ll have stories, songs, rhymes and more!

Registration is required

or call (330) 653-6658.
Babytime
11:00 a.m.
 Babytime
Tuesday, Jan. 31, 11:00 a.m.Babytime
For babies 6-24 months with a caregiver.
Enjoy simple stories, rhymes and songs.
Registration is required

or call (330) 653-6658.
Kick the Sugar!
7 p.m.
 Kick the Sugar!
Tuesday, Jan. 31, 7 p.m.Kick the Sugar!

THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN POSTPONED. Watch the library website for the new date.
    
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