Events, Programs & Book Clubs

Back By Popular Demand: Canning!

canningAfter a well-received first program, Hudson Area Library will offer a repeat of the August 6th event for those that were unable to attend the first time. Learn why old recipes are no longer safe, and update your recipe books at this popular introductory event!

Topics will include:

  • What foods need pressure canning
  • Why acid needs to be added to tomatoes and tomato products
  • Why experimenting with salsa recipes can be harmful and what do to instead.

Wednesday, September 17 from 6:00-7:30 pm
At the Hudson Area Library in the second floor conference room

Seating is limited and registration is required.
Sign-up at the Circulation Desk, call 715-386-3101, or register online using the button below.
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Page Turners Book Club

Come join the Page Turners! A variety of interest book club, set to read books of a fun, whimsical, educational, and thought provoking nature.

Meetings to be held on the third Thursday of the month from 6:30 - 7:30 pm. All are welcome!

Flight behavior

 

September 18: Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver

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Bookmarks Book Club

The Bookmarks Book Club meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 10:30 am.

In this book club, members read both fiction and non-fiction on a variety of topics, including history, biography, and current topics.

The book club welcomes new members to its meetings. For more information call the library (extension 105) and speak with the Director, Linda Donaldson.

Tapestry of fortunes

 

September 17: Tapestry Of Fortunes by Elizabeth Berg

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October 15: David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, And The Art Of Battling Giants by Malcolm Gladwell

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November 19: Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death In A Storm Ravaged Hospital by Sheri Fink

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December 17: Quiet: The Power Of Introverts In A World That Can't Stop Talking by Susan Cain

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Mystery Book Club

The Mystery Book Club meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 1:00 pm.

For further information contact Library Assistant Joan Bushman, 715-386-3101.  

Angelica's smileSeptember 17: Angelica's Smile by Andrea Camilleri

October 15: Still Midnight by Denise Mina

November 17: White Nights by Ann Cleeves

December 17: Fleet Street Murders by Charles Finch

January 21: River of Darkness by Rennie Airth

February 18: Book of Killowen by Erin Hart

March 18: Cop Town by Karin Slaughter

April 15: Case Histories by Kate Atkinson

May 20: The Crossing Places by Elly Griffiths

Preteen Book Club

Book Clubs are free (with free refreshments!) and open to local preteens, but enrollment is limited!!!

Please preregister at least a week in advance of the first meeting. You will need to have a valid library card.

Teen Choice Book Club (ages 13-18)

Book Clubs are free (with free refreshments!) and open to local teens, but enrollment is limited!!!

Please preregister at least a week in advance of the first meeting. You will need to have a valid library card.

Rhyme Time Baby Story Time

storytimeRhyme Time Baby Story Time is for children birth to talking. Babies and their caregivers are invited to join us for 20 minutes of stories, puppets, poems, finger plays, and action activities.

  • Registration is not required.
  • Programs are held every Wednesday at 10:15 am The next session begins in October.   

Walkey Talkey Story Time

storytimeWalkey Talkey Story Time is for children talking to age 3. Children and their caregivers are invited to join us in the story room for 25 minutes of stories, songs, poems, puppets, and activities.

  • Registration is not required.
  • Programs are held every Tuesday and Wednesday at 11:15 am. The next session begins in October.

Wiggles and Giggles Story Time

storytimeWiggles and Giggles Story Time is for children ages 3-5. Open the world of books by participating with them during the weekly story time. Books, puppets, songs, poems, flannel board stories, crafts, and action activities help to ready your child for a future of reading.

  • Registration is not required.
  • Programs are held on Tuesday evenings at 7:00 pm and Thursdays at 10:15 am and 1:00 pm. The next session begins in October.   
      

Library Board Meetings

  • Library Board meetings are held the third Tuesday of every month at 6:30 pm. The next meeting is Tuesday, September 16 at 6:30 pm at the library (700 First Street).
  • The agenda will be posted in the lobby of the Municipal Building and published in the Community Calendar section of the Hudson Star-Observer newspaper.
  • The meetings are open to the public, and interested people are invited to attend.