It’s that time of year again … time for costumes, candy, and spooky fun! This year, we are hosting a virtual Halloween Parade this Friday, October 30, at 11 a.m. Join us on Zoom for some Halloween fun and to share your costumes with our children’s librarians! Pets are welcome, too! We have program bags … Continue reading Virtual Halloween Parade
Entrepreneurs in grades 6 to 12 will present their best ideas for a chance at expert advice and a cash prize. After submitting a promotional video of their ideas, finalists go live on Zoom with successful local entrepreneurs to present their elevator pitches. Applications for Tween/Teen Pitch Night are due on Monday November 2. See … Continue reading Virtual Tween/Teen Pitch Night
On Thursday, October 22 at 6:30 p.m., the Hudson Library & Historical Society will host a live virtual streaming event with Jerry Craft, author of the children’s graphic novels New Kid (2019) and Class Act (2020). Jerry Craft is both a New York Times bestselling and Newbery Medal-winning author. He will discuss his books and … Continue reading Virtual Live Event with Author Jerry Craft
We are now offering grade-level book bundles for checkout, with titles geared toward children reading at pre-K, kindergarten, first grade, or second grade levels. Each bundle consists of five to six easy-reader fiction books for young readers. Books within each bundle can vary in characters and in complexity, but are chosen to be appropriate for … Continue reading Grade-Level Book Bundles
Fall is here! And even though we are in a global health pandemic, there is still safe, socially distant Fall fun to be had. Thanks to our friends at Barberton Public Library for the cute graphic above, which provides a great bucket list of seasonal family fun. Here is a printable version, if you would … Continue reading Fall Family Fun in Northeast Ohio
Welcome to Fall, with its colorful leaves, festive pumpkins, chilly evenings, and great seasonal picture books! All of the things that make the autumn season special are celebrated in a variety of picture books that you can share with your child. Below is a list of some of our favorites, ideal for preschool through grades … Continue reading “Fall” for Fall Picture Books
Erica Carlson’s Fantastical Magic Show is now available for viewing! Go to https://player.vimeo.com/video/456029071 to see the show. It will be available at this link for one week. Get ready for fun as you journey to a world of imagination! Erica and her fantastic audience of magicians will do tons of magic tricks as they try … Continue reading Available now: Erica Carlson’s Fantastical Magic Show!
Do you receive our Children’s Department weekly emailed newsletters? They are full of information and links for upcoming library programs and events for kids of all ages. Occasionally, we send out an email about a specific special library event for kids, tweens, or teens, too. If you would like to subscribe, send your name and … Continue reading Children’s Department Newsletters
September is the annual National Library Card Sign-up Month! If you do not yet have a library card in the CLEVNET system, and you live in Ohio, bring proof of your address to the Hudson Library and register for a free library card! Custodial parents may get a library card for their children ages 0-18. … Continue reading September Is Library Card Sign-up Month
Our live, interactive Fall storytime session begins next week on Zoom! We have recently updated the schedule, in order to best accommodate everyone. Instead of age-specific storytimes, we will have a family storytime each day at 10:30 a.m. entitled “Storytime for Everyone!” Though geared toward children ages 2-5, all ages are welcome. Here are the … Continue reading Fall Storytimes: Live, Interactive, and for All Ages!
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