Events

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.

Did you miss a program? Check out our past event podcasts and videos.

For additional program information, see:

 
  October 2014November >>
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
   
1
2
The Write Stuff
4:30 p.m.
 The Write Stuff
Thursday, Oct. 2, 4:30 p.m.
(Thursdays, Sept. 4 & 18, Oct. 2 & 16, Nov. 6 & 20, Dec. 4 & 18)
The Write Stuff
Students in grades 4 to 7 can join us on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month for fun writing games and exercises designed to spark the creative flame. Learn how to build a character, map a plot, and enrich a setting, and have the opportunity to share your work with other writers.

<...read more
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Get Linkedin Or Get Left Out Part II
7 p.m.
Get Linkedin Or Get Left Out Part II
Thursday, Oct. 2, 7 p.m.Get Linkedin Or Get

If you...read more
3
4
Teen LAB
10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
 Teen LAB
Saturday, Oct. 4, 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
(Saturdays - September 6th, October 4th, November 1st, December 6th)
Teen LAB
Join the Teen Library Advisory Board! We'll meet monthy to eat, chat about movies and books, and do good deeds with like-minded teens. For teens in grades 7 to 12.

Registration is required.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apple Festival
2:00 p.m.
 Apple Festival
Saturday, Oct. 4, 2:00 p.m.Apple Festival
Celebrate Ohio's sweetest home-grown treat with cooking demonstrations, crafts, and games! Open to all ages.

No registration is required.
5
Lost Grand Hotels of Cleveland
1:00 pm
 Lost Grand Hotels of Cleveland
Sunday, Oct. 5, 1:00 pmLost Grand Hotels of
Author Michael DeAloia on Sunday, October 5 at 1 p.m will discuss his book, Lost Grand Hotels of Cleveland. This chronicle provides a window into the splendor of the sixth-largest city during its heyday. These grand hotels marked the apex of Cleveland culture in the early twentieth century ...read more
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
6
Microsoft PowerPoint for Beginners
2 p.m.
Microsoft PowerPoint for Beginners
Monday, Oct. 6, 2 p.m.Microsoft PowerPoint
Sorry, this program is full.  There is another class available November 6, at 7 p.m.  R...read more
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
American Heritage Series: George Washington Historian and Biographer to Speak
7 p.m.
American Heritage Series: George Washington Historian and Biographer to Speak
Monday, Oct. 6, 7 p.m.American Heritage Se
The Hudson Library and Historical Society American Heritage Series will feature author and historian Logan Beirne on Monday, October 6 at 7:00 P.M. Logan will discuss his book, Blood of Tyrants: George Washington and the Forging of the Presidency, an illustrative look at how the Founding Fa...read more
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
7
STEAM Science - Spooky Science
4:30 p.m.
 STEAM Science - Spooky Science
Tuesday, Oct. 7, 4:30 p.m.STEAM Science - Spoo
Sorry, this event is currently full. Click "Register Online" and fill out the form to be added to the waiting list.

Children in grades K to 2 can join us for special STEAM programs on the following Tuesdays from 4:30 p.m...read more
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Walking Tour - Architectural History
6:45 p.m.
Walking Tour - Architectural History
Tuesday, Oct. 7, 6:45 p.m.Walking Tour - Archi
Sorry, this program is full. 
During this new walking tour of Hudson, Archivist Gwen Mayer will explain why Hudson streets and buildings are sa...read more
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Bitcoin Explained - Opportunities, Risks and Solutions
6:30 p.m.
Bitcoin Explained - Opportunities, Risks and Solutions
Tuesday, Oct. 7, 6:30 p.m.Bitcoin Explained -

The essentials of Bitcoin, the digital currency, will be discussed Tuesday, October 7 at 6:3...read more
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Pajama Stories
7:30 p.m.
 Pajama Stories
Tuesday, Oct. 7, 7:30 p.m.Pajama Stories
For children of all ages and their families.  Join us for special stories, songs and activities each month.  You can wear pajamas and bring a pillow or stuffed animal to snuggle if you want!  This is a drop-in storytime.  No registration needed.
8
Tail Waggin’ Tutors
4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
 Tail Waggin’ Tutors
Wednesday, Oct. 8, 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.Tail Waggin’ T
Reluctant readers can sign up for a 15 minute slot to read aloud to dogs that have been trained through Therapy Dogs International on the following Wednesdays:

September 17th
October 8th

Registration is required and begins one week before each session. You...read more
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
LEGO Mindstorms
4:30 p.m.
 LEGO Mindstorms
Wednesday, Oct. 8, 4:30 p.m.
(Wednesdays - October 8th, 15th, 22nd, and 29th)
LEGO Mindstorms
Tweens in grades 4 to 7 can learn computer programming with LEGO Mindstorms robots! This session is for kids with no familiarity with programming or Mindstorms. 

Participants must be able to attend on all four Wednesdays:

October 8th, 15...read more
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
An Evening with the Esselstyns
6:30 p.m.
 An Evening with the Esselstyns
Wednesday, Oct. 8, 6:30 p.m.An Evening with the
Ann Crile Esselstyn and Jane Esselstyn, wife and daughter of the world-famous doctor and advocate of a plant-based diet Dr. Caldwell B. Esselstyn, Jr., will speak at the Hudson Library & Historical Society. Along with Dr. Esselstyn, the mother-daughter team will talk about their cookbook, a comp...read more
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
9
Graphic Design With Canva
2 p.m.
 Graphic Design With Canva
Thursday, Oct. 9, 2 p.m.Graphic Design With
For those looking to take their graphic design to the next level, the Hudson Library & Historical Society is offering a Canva basics class.
read more
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
North Sea Gas Trio from Scotland to Entertain
7 p.m.
North Sea Gas Trio from Scotland to Entertain
Thursday, Oct. 9, 7 p.m.North Sea Gas Trio f
North Sea Gas, one of Scotland’s most popular bands, is sure to please with a performance of  traditional, contemporary, and self-penned material, all put together with a style of their own. Together for over thirty years, this highly entertaining folk trio is on tour direct from Scotland...read more
10
11
12
Anime Club
1:00 p.m.
 Anime Club
Sunday, Oct. 12, 1:00 p.m.Anime Club
Are you an Otaku? Do you like anime, manga, and graphic novels? If so, join us at our   anime club meetings!  Snacks will be provided.
No registration is necessary.  
 
13
3-D Printing
3:30 p.m.
 3-D Printing
Monday, Oct. 13, 3:30 p.m.3-D Printing
Sorry program is full.  Learn how to create a simple 3D model on Tinkercad, then design something we’ll make on our 3D printer to pick up later!

Registration is required.
 

Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Family Literacy Series - Caldecott Club
6:00 p.m.
Family Literacy Series - Caldecott Club
Monday, Oct. 13, 6:00 p.m.Family Literacy Seri
Families with students in up to 5th grade can join us for this monthly series of literacy events made possible through a generous grant from Target.

As part of our Family Literacy Series sponsored by Target, October will feature two sessions focusing on Caldecott Winners and Honorees. The...read more
Registration required, begins Oct 6.
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Between the Lines Book Club
7 p.m.
 Between the Lines Book Club
Monday, Oct. 13, 7 p.m.Between the Lines Bo
The book club selection for October is The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri. Even if you haven’t finished the book, you’re welcome to listen and participate. New members are always welcome. No registration is required. Copies of the book are available in the Cir...read more
14
MBA LITE Session 2: Human Resources Strategies for Entrepreneurs
6:30 p.m.
MBA LITE Session 2: Human Resources Strategies for Entrepreneurs
Tuesday, Oct. 14, 6:30 p.m.MBA LITE Session 2:

In the second of our four-part MBA Lite Series, Dr. Lori Long from the Baldwin-Wallace ...read more
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Intermediate iPad: Tips & Tricks
7 p.m.
Intermediate iPad: Tips & Tricks
Tuesday, Oct. 14, 7 p.m.Intermediate iPad: T
Sorry, this program is full.
Have you learned the iPad basics and are ready to take it to the next level? Get the latest iPad tips and tricks at the Hudson Library & Historical Society. Learn how to extend your iPad’s battery life, o...read more
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
15
Best Apps for the Older & Wiser
2 p.m.
Best Apps for the Older & Wiser
Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2 p.m.Best Apps for the Ol
Are you getting the most out of the apps on your tablet or mobile device? “Apps,” or useful software applications that can be easily downloaded to customize your device, have created a common ground between older persons, their children and their grandchildren. 

We’...read more
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Halloween Harvest Magic Show
4:30 p.m.
 Halloween Harvest Magic Show
Wednesday, Oct. 15, 4:30 p.m.Halloween Harvest Ma
Even your youngest pirate and princess can enjoy this family friendly event. Watch Magician Eugene Clark in this frightfully fun show, and you may be called up to assist in one of his tricks. No registration required.
 
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
LEGO Mindstorms
4:30 p.m.
 LEGO Mindstorms
Wednesday, Oct. 15, 4:30 p.m.
(Wednesdays - October 8th, 15th, 22nd, and 29th)
LEGO Mindstorms
Tweens in grades 4 to 7 can learn computer programming with LEGO Mindstorms robots! This session is for kids with no familiarity with programming or Mindstorms. 

Participants must be able to attend on all four Wednesdays:

October 8th, 15...read more
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Introduction to Prezi
7 p.m.
 Introduction to Prezi
Wednesday, Oct. 15, 7 p.m.Introduction to Prez
Prezi is an internet-based presentation and storytelling tool for presenting ideas on a virtual canvas. The product employs a Zooming User Interface, which allows users to zoom in and out of their presentation media, giving the presentation a modern, dynamic look.
P...read more
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
16
The Write Stuff
4:30 p.m.
 The Write Stuff
Thursday, Oct. 16, 4:30 p.m.
(Thursdays, Sept. 4 & 18, Oct. 2 & 16, Nov. 6 & 20, Dec. 4 & 18)
The Write Stuff
Students in grades 4 to 7 can join us on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month for fun writing games and exercises designed to spark the creative flame. Learn how to build a character, map a plot, and enrich a setting, and have the opportunity to share your work with other writers.

<...read more
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Not-for-Profit Businesses: Your Questions Answered
6:30 p.m.
Not-for-Profit Businesses: Your Questions Answered
Thursday, Oct. 16, 6:30 p.m.Not-for-Profit Busin

Two expert nonprofit professionals will explain the requirements and essentials of doing busin...read more
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Stuffed Animal Sleepover
7:00 p.m.
 Stuffed Animal Sleepover
Thursday, Oct. 16, 7:00 p.m.Stuffed Animal Sleep
Kids ages 3 to 7 can bring their favorite stuffed animal to the library for a special storytime and snack. Pick up their friend the next morning at 10:00 a.m. and receive a surprise souvenir!

Registration is required and begins one week before the program.
Registration required, begins Oct 9.
17
18
"Board Silly" Game Club
10:00 a.m.
 "Board Silly" Game Club
Saturday, Oct. 18, 10:00 a.m.Board Silly Game Clu
Invite your friends and enjoy an afternoon of games.  A variety of games will be available to play or bring your   favorite from home.  Don’t worry if you don’t know how to play - we’ll teach you. 
No registration needed.
...read more
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Paper Rollercoasters
1:00 p.m.
 Paper Rollercoasters
Saturday, Oct. 18, 1:00 p.m.Paper Rollercoasters
Students in grades 4 to 7 are invited to create a paper rollercoaster. We'll supply the loops, curves, and spirals...and you bring the imagination!

Registration is required and begins one week before the program.
Registration required, begins Oct 11.
19
It’s My Business
1:00 p.m.
 It’s My Business
Sunday, Oct. 19, 1:00 p.m.
(Sundays, October 19, 26, Nov. 2, 1:00 p.m.)
It’s My Busine
Fun! Games! Excitement!  With the help of local entrepreneurs,
Junior Achievement will hold a fun and lively program for students in grades 6-8.

Vince Rucci, co-founder of Vertical Runner will introduce the concept of entrepreneurship and how an entrpreneur can change the world ...read more
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Celebrate Oktoberfest with the Doppel Adler Band
2 p.m.
Celebrate Oktoberfest with the Doppel Adler Band
Sunday, Oct. 19, 2 p.m.Celebrate Oktoberfes
Dressed in traditional attire, the Doppel Adler Band will provide a taste of Bavarian Oktoberfest in the library rotunda. Audience members will be invited to sing along and make requests. This concert is guaranteed fun for the whole family. No registration required.
 
 
20
Taste Testers
4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
 Taste Testers
Monday, Oct. 20, 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.Taste Testers
Budding chefs in grades 3 to 5 can explore the science of flavor and eat their own experiments!

Registration is required and begins one week before the program.
Registration required, begins Oct 13.
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Smarter Than You Think: How Technology Is Changing Our Minds for the Better
7 p.m.
Smarter Than You Think: How Technology Is Changing Our Minds for the Better
Monday, Oct. 20, 7 p.m.Smarter Than You Thi
Big Ideas for the internet age are what drives author, science and technology writer and frequent NPR guest Clive Thompson. Hear him discuss the ways the human brain has benefited from technology when he speaks at the ...read more
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
21
Buckeye Book Club
4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
 Buckeye Book Club
Tuesday, Oct. 21, 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
(Tuesdays - September 16th, October 21st, November 18th, December 16th)
Buckeye Book Club
Kids in 3rd to 5th grade can read and do activities based on books nominated for the state-wide Buckeye Book Award on the third Tuesday of every month. They will then get a chance to vote for their favorites online! 
http://www.bcbookaward.info/

Registration is required and ...read more
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
How to Win Federal Contracts: A Panel Discussion
6:30 p.m.
How to Win Federal Contracts: A Panel Discussion
Tuesday, Oct. 21, 6:30 p.m.How to Win Federal C

Entrepreneurs interested in doing business with local, state and federal government entities...read more
22
Intermediate Excel
2 p.m.
 Intermediate Excel
Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2 p.m.Intermediate Excel
Sorry, this program is full. 
Build upon your basic Excel knowledge to really learn how to use some of Excel’s more powerful features. The class will cover formulas and functions, sorting and filtering, advanced formatting, and basi...read more
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
LEGO Mindstorms
4:30 p.m.
 LEGO Mindstorms
Wednesday, Oct. 22, 4:30 p.m.
(Wednesdays - October 8th, 15th, 22nd, and 29th)
LEGO Mindstorms
Tweens in grades 4 to 7 can learn computer programming with LEGO Mindstorms robots! This session is for kids with no familiarity with programming or Mindstorms. 

Participants must be able to attend on all four Wednesdays:

October 8th, 15...read more
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Behavioral-Based Interviewing: Be Prepared!
6:30 p.m.
Behavioral-Based Interviewing: Be Prepared!
Wednesday, Oct. 22, 6:30 p.m.Behavioral-Based Int
read more
23
Saddle Up
10:30 a.m.
 Saddle Up
Thursday, Oct. 23, 10:30 a.m.Saddle Up
Horse-loving kids can gallop along to music with Muszikat Shalom. Enjoy songs, books, and crafts about horses.

Registration is required and begins one week before the program.
Registration required, begins Oct 16.
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Intermediate Microsoft PowerPoint
7 p.m.
Intermediate Microsoft PowerPoint
Thursday, Oct. 23, 7 p.m.Intermediate Microso
You’ve learned the basics of PowerPoint, now it’s time to discover some of the advanced features that make PowerPoint fun to use.   The Hudson Library & Historical Society will offer an Intermediate Microsoft PowerPoint class to help you learn how to create a prof...read more
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
24
25
The Great Pumpkin Decorating Contest
The Great Pumpkin Decorating Contest
Saturday, Oct. 25The Great Pumpkin De
Families are invited to decorate (no carving, please) a pumpkin to represent a favorite book character. Pumpkin entries will be accepted on October 25th and 26th at the Children's Room desk, and put on display for the public to vote on through October 31st. 
...read more
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Pokemon League
10:00 a.m. to Noon
 Pokemon League
Saturday, Oct. 25, 10:00 a.m. to Noon
(Saturdays - September 27th, October 25th, November 29th, December 27th)
Pokemon League
Bring your Pokemon cards and accessories, and have fun trading, talking shop, and playing against each other on the last Saturday of every month! For kids ages 6 to 13.

No registration is required.
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
SPOOK-tacular Halloween Storytime
1:00 p.m.
SPOOK-tacular Halloween Storytime
Saturday, Oct. 25, 1:00 p.m.SPOOK-tacular Hallow
Boo to you! Wear your costumes and enjoy some not-so-scary stories, crafts, a snack, and a parade.

Registration is required and begins one week before the program.
Registration required, begins Oct 18.
26
The Great Pumpkin Decorating Contest
The Great Pumpkin Decorating Contest
Sunday, Oct. 26The Great Pumpkin De
Families are invited to decorate (no carving, please) a pumpkin to represent a favorite book character. Pumpkin entries will be accepted on October 25th and 26th at the Children's Room desk, and put on display for the public to vote on through October 31st. 
...read more
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
It’s My Business
1:00 p.m.
 It’s My Business
Sunday, Oct. 26, 1:00 p.m.
(Sundays, October 19, 26, Nov. 2, 1:00 p.m.)
It’s My Busine
Fun! Games! Excitement!  With the help of local entrepreneurs,
Junior Achievement will hold a fun and lively program for students in grades 6-8.

Vince Rucci, co-founder of Vertical Runner will introduce the concept of entrepreneurship and how an entrpreneur can change the world ...read more
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
27
Caramel Apple Party
4:00 p.m.
 Caramel Apple Party
Monday, Oct. 27, 4:00 p.m.Caramel Apple Party
Join us for a delicious afternoon of apples, caramel, and crushed candy.  We'll supply the fixin's and you bring your sweet tooth.  Registration is required.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Family Literacy Series - Caldecott Club II
6:00 p.m.
Family Literacy Series - Caldecott Club II
Monday, Oct. 27, 6:00 p.m.Family Literacy Seri
Families with students in up to 5th grade can join us for this monthly series of literacy events made possible through a generous grant from Target. 

Monday, September 8th, 6:30 p.m. - The Art of Storytelling
Monday, October 13th, 6:00 p.m. - Caldecott Club
Monday, October ...read more
28
STEAM Science - Sparkly Science
4:30 p.m.
 STEAM Science - Sparkly Science
Tuesday, Oct. 28, 4:30 p.m.STEAM Science - Spar
Children in grades K to 2 can join us for special STEAM programs on the following Tuesdays from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.:

September 9th - Human Body
October 7th - Spooky Science
October 28th - Sparkly Science

Registration is required and begins one week before each ...read more
Registration required, begins Oct 21.
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
MBA LITE Session 3: Leadership, Ownership & Stewardship for Entrepreneurs
6:30 p.m.
MBA LITE Session 3: Leadership, Ownership & Stewardship for Entrepreneurs
Tuesday, Oct. 28, 6:30 p.m.MBA LITE Session 3:

In the third of our four-part MBA Lite Series, Dr. Stacy Feiner of SS & G Par...read more
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Spooky Hudson Walking Tour
6:45 p.m.
 Spooky Hudson Walking Tour
Tuesday, Oct. 28, 6:45 p.m.Spooky Hudson Walkin
Sorry, this program is full.
Seek out the legends, folk tales and ghost stories of Hudson's dearly departed with Archivist Gwen Mayer.
Register early - the walking t...read more
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
29
The Informational Interview in Your Job Search
10 a.m.
The Informational Interview in Your Job Search
Wednesday, Oct. 29, 10 a.m.The Informational In
Learn about the informational interview, a valuable tool for job seekers with Paul DiFranco, owner ...read more
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
LEGO Mindstorms
4:30 p.m.
 LEGO Mindstorms
Wednesday, Oct. 29, 4:30 p.m.
(Wednesdays - October 8th, 15th, 22nd, and 29th)
LEGO Mindstorms
Tweens in grades 4 to 7 can learn computer programming with LEGO Mindstorms robots! This session is for kids with no familiarity with programming or Mindstorms. 

Participants must be able to attend on all four Wednesdays:

October 8th, 15...read more
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Heroin & the Courts with Judge Mary Margaret Rowlands
7 p.m.
Heroin & the Courts with Judge Mary Margaret Rowlands
Wednesday, Oct. 29, 7 p.m.Heroin & the Courts
By every measure,Summit County has an addiction epidemic.  To discuss what role the courts play in this social scourge, the Honorable Mary Margaret Rowlands, Summit County Court of Common Pleas, General Division will discuss Heroin and the Courts.
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
30
Intro to Facebook
2 p.m.
 Intro to Facebook
Thursday, Oct. 30, 2 p.m.Intro to Facebook
Sorry, this program is full.  
The Hudson Library & Historical Society will offer an Intro to Facebook class on read more
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Merchant’s Trick or Treat
4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
 Merchant’s Trick or Treat
Thursday, Oct. 30, 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.Merchant’s Tri
We've got treats for every child at this fun annual event. Don't forget your costume!

No registration is required.
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Through the Eyes of the Artist-Andrew Wyeth
7 p.m.
Through the Eyes of the Artist-Andrew Wyeth
Thursday, Oct. 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 presents Andrew Wyeth and the Wyeth Dynasty. 

Wyeth was primarily a realist painter, working predominately in a regionalist style. ...read more
Register Online or call (330) 653-6658.
31
 
  October 2014November >>
Powered by engagedpatrons.org Powered by engagedpatrons.org