Library Survey

Please help the Hudson Area Joint Library plan for the future by participating in a survey. Your input on a variety of Library topics is needed.

Library StrategiesThe Library Strategies Consulting Group (LSCG) has been hired to help develop a Strategic Plan for the library. All responses are directed to LSCG. Your individual responses are confidential, and only aggregate responses are reported to the library.

The survey link is Please forward the link to the survey to your friends, neighbors, and colleagues, to help us ensure that a broad cross-section of the community participates.

The survey takes 10 to 15 minutes to complete on average. Survey ends on Friday, October 17.

Thank you for taking the time to assist your Library!

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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

register onlineSeating is limited and registration is required.
Sign-up at the Circulation Desk, call 715-386-3101, or register online using the button. PDF flyer.


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.

Bridge The Gap

In order to ensure that the Library continues to be a vital community resource, we welcome partnerships within the community and encourage your financial support in meeting the current gap in operational funding that will - Bridge the Gap!

Bridge the Gap 2013 informational brochure (PDF)

Will & June Cone Savadge Memorial Fund

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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