Our STEAM kits for children are a dynamic set of coding toys and games, math manipulatives, science tools, engineering materials, musical instruments, and more, which you can check out with your library card. STEAM represents science, technology, engineering, arts, and math. We have an updated webpage that lists the kits and provides links to our … Continue reading STEAM Kits for Kids!
This week the American Library Association (ALA) revealed its much-anticipated 2021 Youth Media Award Winners! Each year, the ALA selects a winner for each of its many categories, as well as honorable mentions. From the ALA blog: “Recognized worldwide for the high quality they represent, ALA awards guide parents, educators, librarians, and others in selecting … Continue reading 2021 ALA Youth Media Awards!
NASA Glenn Research Center is celebrating 80 years! Located in Cleveland, the Glenn Research Center “designs and develops innovative technology to advance NASA’s missions in aeronautics and space exploration. It has world-class facilities including wind tunnels, drop towers, vacuum chambers, and a research aircraft hangar.” To honor the Center’s 80 years, students in grades 4 … Continue reading NASA Essay Contest for Grades 4-12
Here is another virtual storybook bundle that we have created for you to enjoy at home: it’s all about lions! Below you will find a list of free online stories, plus a craft that you can do at home with basic supplies that you may already have. Here are links to some fun books and … Continue reading Online Storybook Bundles: Lions
Inauguration Day has arrived! In celebration, we have created a list of a dozen kid-friendly, fun, and educational resources all about the presidency and the United States government. You will find resources for children of all ages, from pre-Kindergarten through grade 12. Here is a link to check out some of our library’s children’s books … Continue reading Inauguration & Government Resources for Kids
Our children’s librarians thought that compiling a list of picture books about peace, kindness, empathy, and friendship would be very timely. Many children’s books deal with these topics, introducing young readers and listeners to age-appropriate situations that call for compassion, understanding, acceptance, and personal growth. Here are a few of our favorites. Click on the … Continue reading Books About Peace, Kindness, & Empathy
On Thursday, January 7, 2021, at 7 pm, the Hudson Library will host a live virtual streaming event for all ages with every kid’s favorite science educator, Bill Nye! Nye will discuss his latest book, Bill Nye’s Great Big World of Science: an everything-you-need-to-know-about-science book that features a full range of subjects, from chemistry to … Continue reading Our Virtual Bill Nye Program This Week!
Join your favorite children’s librarians on Zoom each week for “Storytime for Everyone,” with stories, songs, and a bunch of fun! Storytimes will be at 10:30 a.m. on Monday through Thursday from January 11 to March 18. Select which day of the week you would like to attend; registration is required once for the entire … Continue reading Winter Storytime Sign-ups
Whenever you are feeling stuck at home, whether it’s because the library is closed or because of weather, it can be hard to come up with new things to do with the kids. However, we’re here to help, with our virtual storybook bundles: a list of online books plus a craft that you can do … Continue reading Online Storybook Bundles: Snow
Our new Storybook Bundles are now available upon request at our drive-through window. No reservations needed! Each bundle includes a few books with a related craft. The books and craft in the bundle are geared toward ages 2-5. If you have multiple children in your family, you may ask for additional crafts. Storybook Bundles are … Continue reading Storybook Bundles Now Available!
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