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Wednesday, November 26: 10 am - 6 pm

Thursday, November 27: CLOSED

Friday, November 28: CLOSED

Saturday, November 29: 10 am - 3 pm



Workshop: Understanding the Design and Construction Process for a New Home, Addition or Remodeling

Jay CatesMichael HuberThinking about starting a building project but don't know how or where to begin? The Hudson Area Joint Library is offering a program that will help you better understand the decision making process when starting a new building project or remodeling an existing building.  This program is scheduled from 6:30-7:30 pm on Wednesday, December 10th in Room 219. Limited seating is available so preregistration is required.  Please call the library at 715-38Register online6-3101 x102, visit the library to sign up, or use the registration button.

Local Architect Michael Huber and General Contractor Jay Cates will demystify the process of design and construction.  The program will walk through a typical project, explaining each step from initial idea to move in day. They will present an overview of evaluating site issues, project scope and budgeting. Other topics will include Code, City and Agency reviews, bidding, timelines and other available resources.

Planning and constructing a building project should be exciting and not stressful. Understanding the relationships and processes between the Homeowner, Architect and Contractor will help in creating a successful project!

Michael Huber work has been seen on HGTV.
Jay Cates builder of small and large project since 1970.

Job Search Help

Workforce ResourceJob search help from the St. Croix Valley Job Center

  • Career Planning
  • Resume Writing
  • Navigating the Internet for Jobs
  • Heating Assistance

LOCATION: Hudson Area Library, Room 106

Thursday, December 4, 2-4 pm
Wednesday, December 17, 1-3 pm

Sessions are designed to help job seekers find that next job or provide funds to gain additional skills needed to fill the needs of today’s employers.

Contact the library to make an appointment at 715-386-3101 ext. 102. 

Walk-ins are welcome.

Technology Hands-on Help

Barbara KruegerTechnology expert Barbara Krueger will be at the library to answer your technology and Internet related questions including those about security and privacy.

Each session is 30 minutes. Reservations are needed. Please sign up at the help desk or call the library.

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Tuesdays: December 30 from 12:30 - 2:30 pm

Thursdays: December 4, 11, 18 from 12:30 - 2:30 pm

Saturdays: December 13, 27 from 11:00 - 1:00 pm

LearningExpress Library

LearningExpress Library 3.0


Helps to:

  • Improve basic skills
  • Provide math, reading, and writing tutorials
  • Learn about in-demand careers
  • Prepare for occupational exams
  • Prepare for the GED, ACT, SAT, and AP tests
  • Much more!

This service is provided by the state of Wisconsin through Badgerlink. To access these services, follow this link.

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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