700 First Street
Hudson, WI 54016
Events, Programs & Book Clubs
Santa Claus Visit
Santa Claus is coming to Story Time!
Come for stories, music, activities, finger plays, and puppets. Free and open to the public! Cameras are welcome! (Story Time Santa is a gentle, grandfatherly sort who is great for first time Santa visitors.)
Tuesday, December 17: 11:15 am and 7:00 pm
Wednesday, December 18: 10:15 am (special for babies) and 11:15 am
Thursday, December 19: 10:15 am and 1:00 pm
Brochures in PDF format
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!
December 19: "Where’d You Go, Bernadette" by Maria Semple
January 16: "The Other Typist" by Suzanne Rindell
February 20: "Last Letter from Your Lover" by Jojo Moyes
March 20: "Tell the Wolves I’m Home" by Carol Rifka Brunt
April 17: "The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society" by Mary Ann Barrows
May 15: "The Ocean at the End of the Lane" by Neil Gaiman
June 19: "Sisterland" by Curtis Sittenfeld
July 17: "And the Mountains Echoed" by Khaled Hosseini
August 21: "Orphan Train" by Christina Baker Kline
September 18: "Flight Behavior" by Barbara Kingsolver
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.
Mystery Book Club
The Mystery Book Club meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 1:00 pm.
January 15 - Snow White Must Die by Nele Neuhaus
February 19 - Maisie Dobbs by Jacqueline Winspear
March 19 - White Tombs by Christopher Valen
April 16 - The Beekeeper's Apprentice by Laurie King
For further information contact Library Assistant Joan Bushman, 715-386-3101.
Teen Choice Book Club (ages 13-18)
Meets the third Thursday of each month from 4:00 - 5:00 pm
To join, call 715-386-3101 or sign-up at the library. (Membership is limited.)
This teen program is free and a valid library card is required.
December 19: “Born to Rock” by Gordon Korman
January 16: “Marcelo in the Real World” by Francisco Stork
February 20: “Tithe” by Holly Black
March 20: “Invisible” by Pete Hautman
April 17: “Shiver” by Maggie Stiefvater
May 15: “Perks of Being a Wallflower” by Stephen Chbosky (runs from 4:00 - 6:00 pm for viewing the film which is rated PG-13)
Rhyme Time Baby Story Time
Rhyme 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 will be held every Wednesday at 10:15 am. The current session runs through Wednesday, December 18.
Walkey Talkey Story Time
Walkey 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 current session runs through Wednesday, December 18.
Wiggles and Giggles Story Time
Wiggles 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 from 7:00-7:30 pm and Thursdays at 10:15 am and 1:00 pm. The current session runs through Thursday, December 19.
Library Board Meetings
Library Board meetings are held the third Tuesday of every month at 6:30 pm. The next meeting is Tuesday, December 17 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. More information may be found on the Library Board page.