High Five! Talking, Singing, Reading, Writing, Playing with Your Child: Spring Edition!

The library and Greater Hudson Promise Neighborhood are proud to announce High Five!, our fifth 5-week early literacy family program. This program will meet at the library Saturdays, 11am – 1pm, April 7, 14, 21, 28 and May 5, 2018. Our spring session includes “Using Mealtime, Using Music & Song, and Using Nature to Develop Pre-Reading Skills” as well as “How Farmers’ Mark...

Caps For Sale Puppet Show

We're pleased to welcome PuppeTree back to the Hudson Area Library for a puppet show based on the classic children’s book Caps for Sale by Esphyr Slobodkina.* On Tuesday, July 19 at 6pm, the Vermont-based theater workshop and puppet company will perform an updated puppet production of Caps for Sale. The performance will celebrate diversity by retelling the classic tale several...

Meet the Mayor! Hudson’s Mayor Tiffany Martin Hamilton Visits the Summer Reading Program

Join us in welcoming Hudson Mayor Tiffany Martin Hamilton to our summer reading program on Friday, July 15 at 10:30am. The mayor will speak with the children about various aspects of her job, the importance of civic engagement, and reading enjoyment. The children will be able to ask questions and discuss concerns with her. The Meet the Mayor event is open to all children inter...

Amazing Animals at the Library

pictures of a boy being shown a corn snake and a girl holding a chinchilla
On Saturday, May 28, Amazing Animals will be coming to the Hudson Area Library! This hands-on presentation by Animal Encounters, LLC, will introduce participants to a variety of small mammals and reptiles, including a chinchilla, rabbit, bearded dragon, milk snake, and more. Many of the animals can be touched by the children. The program will run from 10:30am-11:30am and is i...

Summer Program Meet and Greet

Wondering what your children can do this Summer? Join us in the library's Community Room on Saturday, May 21 from 1-4pm to meet representatives from local youth-serving organizations. From band camp to sailing, sports to computers, find out what's available this summer for kids and teens at this summer program meet and greet. At the event, pick up a copy of the Summer Festival ...

Ghostly Gallop 5K to be held Sunday, October 25

The 15th annual Ghostly Gallop run/walk will be held on Sunday, October 25, 2015. All proceeds benefit the Hudson Area Library. 1-mile Kids Run/Walk - 11am (ages 4-12 - $5.00) Kids registration closes 10/23. 5K Road Race - 11:30am ($25) – Price increases 10/15. 5K Community Walk – 11:30am ($25) – Price increases 10/15. All festivities take place at Hudson High School, 215 H...

Back to School Fun Night

Join Ms. Pam in the Children's Room on Tuesday, September 1 from 6-7pm for Back to School Fun Night! Come on in and get excited for the start of the new school year. There will be stories for the elementary set and students of all ages can decorate goal posters with ideas they have for making the 2015-2016 year the best yet. There will be a bookmark making station where kids ca...

Explore Our NEW StarWalk Kids Media Collection

We are happy to announce that our library has added hundreds of titles to our online eBook collection from StarWalk Kids Media. The service is available 24-7 for use at the library, at home, or on the go and includes a wide variety of fiction and nonfiction eBooks that you and your children will love reading (or having read to you)! To access the collection either select the ...

Story Hour with Special Guest, Jerrice Baptiste

Hudson Valley based poet and educator, Jerrice Baptiste, will be our special guest during Story Hour on Wednesday, January 14 at 10am. Baptiste will read from her children's book, Tu Es Ma Belle, a poetic story about a young girl's Haitian family tradition that ties together family living in many different places and across generations.