Friends of the Library Book Sale

Friends of the Library book saleThe Friends of the Library will be having their book sale from April 14-18 during regular library hours. The bag sale, where you can purchase a bag and fill it with books, will be held April 21-25. Tax deductible book donations are always welcome.


Antiques and Collectibles Appraisal

Antiques appraisalThere will be an antiques and collectibles appraisal with Mark Moran, author and antiques expert, on Friday, May 1 from 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED and cost per item is $15.00 payable at sign-up by cash or check. Make check payable to: Friends of the Hudson Library. The $15 fee is non-refundable. SIGN-UP AT THE HELP DESK TODAY! Spectators are welcome to watch. Advertisement (PDF). List of included and excluded items (PDF).

For house calls contact Mark Moran at 715-281-5060 or Visit his website at


Saturday Mornings at the Library

Saturday morning is a good time for the family to visit the library and now it is even better.

April 25 @ 10:30 am: Recycled Craft. Help the planet with a fun recycled craft for Earth Day.

Watch for future Mermaid Galene's stories, an American Girl Party, Adventures with NASA and other Saturday morning happenings at the Hudson Area Library.

Hands-on Technology Help

Barbara KruegerTechnology expert Barbara Krueger will be at the library to answer your technology and Internet related questions including those about security and privacy.

Each session is 30 minutes. Reservations are needed. Please sign up at the help desk or call the library.

Visit Barbara on Facebook at

Saturday, April 25: 11-1

Thursday, May 14: 12:30-2:30

2015 Fundraising Campaign

In order to ensure that the Library continues to be a vital community resource, we encourage your support.

Informational brochure (PDF)

Book and DVD Rental

Renting a book or dvd offers a faster way for users to checkout the latest DVDs and popular fiction titles and avoid waiting for reserved items. Browse the rental collection shelf on the main floor. More information. . .

Library Elf

  • is a free service to help manage your library checkouts and holds.
  • Avoid overdues with email alerts or text messages
  • Track books, DVDs, CDs, etc.
  • Manage multiple library cards

Hudson library cards need to be updated with current contact information every year, and are usually due for updating on your birthday. Library Elf will stop sending reminders if your card needs updating. Once your library card is updated, you will need to login to your Library Elf account and re-activate your card.

Hudson Library Digital Archive

In November 2012, the Library held a Scan Day. Open the Digital Archive page to view the some of the materials that were scanned that day...

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