700 First Street
Hudson, WI 54016
Book and DVD Rentals
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.
The rental fee is added to your account at the time of checkout. Rental fee for DVDs is $1.00 for a 3 day loan period. Overdue fees are $1.00 per day per dvd. Rental fee for books is $2.00 for a 10 day loan period. Overdue fees are $.50 per day per book. The first day of checkout counts as the first day of the loan period. Rental items must be checked out at the circulation desk by staff. Return rental items to the Hudson Area Library.
The entire rental collection in the catalog can be viewed by clicking Hudson Rental Collection. Rental items are available on a first come, first serve basis and items cannot be reserved or renewed.
Book Discussion Kits
Book Discussion Kit Guidelines for Hudson owned kits:
The entire book discussion kit collection in the catalog can be viewed by clicking Book Kit Collection.
We have two self-service copiers. Letter, legal and ledger (11x17) size copies are 10 cents each and color copies (letter and legal only) are 50 cents each.
Local History Room
The History Room is staffed on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 am - 4 pm by Nancy Hawkinson, an Historical Society volunteer. Patrons who would like assistance in the History Room are advised to come when Nancy is there.
The room is available to patrons during regular library hours. However, it is locked when it’s not staffed. Patrons who wish to use the room when it’s not staffed may sign-in with a valid ID at an information desk on the second floor.
The Library carries tax forms during the months of January-April. The remainder of the year you may download forms from the Internet.
Computer / Internet Access
We have 19 computers for public Internet access (one is in the Teen room). The Internet computers require a MORE library card to logon and may be used 1 hour per day with an additional hour if computers are available. Microsoft Office Professional 2010 or 2007 is installed on all computers. Black and white printing is 10 cents per page, color is 50 cents per page. Free WiFi is available on both floors.