Easter Holiday Hours

Thursday, April 2: 10:00 - 8:00

Friday, April 3: CLOSED

Saturday, April 4: 10:00 - 3:00

Create a DIY Recycled Book Wreath

wreath made of recycled booksCelebrate Earth Month by creating a wreath made from recycled books. There will be 2 sessions.

Moms and Children: Tuesday, April 7 from 4:00 to 5:45 pm (hot glue guns will be used, children should be 8 or older)

Teens or the Young at Heart: Thursday, April 16 from 4:00 to 5:45 pm.

Registration is required. Sign-up at the Circulation Desk, call the Library at 715-386-3101, or register online using the buttons below.

Register for Moms and children session

Register for Teens



"Keys To Getting Your Book Published" workshop

Fran Lynghaug"Keys to Getting Your Book Published" will be presented by Fran Lynghaug (author of 4 books) on Saturday, April 11 at the Hudson Public Library from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Admission is free and there will be a drawing for 2 free books. 

Topics covered:

  • What is the difference between self published and professionally published books?
  • How do you find the right publisher and get him to look at your book? 
  • What is a good royalty rate?
  • How can you cut costs for a self published book?

Come join the fun and learn the ins and outs of publishing! 

Fran Lynghaug has authored 4 books and writes articles for 2 equine magazines, "Today's Horse Trader" and "Valley Equestrian Newspaper". Her latest book "Horse Training" was co-authored with TV's popular horse trainer, Dennis Brouse, who combines his humor with expert advice to solve typical riding problems.

To register, call the library at 715-386-3101 or use the online registration button.

Register online


Saturday Mornings at the Library

Saturday morning is a good time for the family to visit the library and now it is even better.

March 28 @ 10:30 am: Harry Potter. Enjoy fun and exciting Harry Potter themed activities and games by four UWRF Children's Literature students. For ages 6 and up.

April 4 @ 10:30 am: Flower Power. Stories and a spring planting activity get you started on your own flower garden. For all ages.

April 11 @ 10:30 am: Amelia Bedelia. An interactive visit with Amelia Bedelia. For all ages.

April 18 @ 10:30 am: Faerie Galene's Stories. Faerie Galene re-opens the door to Faerie life with stories and songs. For all ages.

April 25 @ 10:30 am: Recycled Craft. Help the planet with a fun recycled craft for Earth Day.

Watch for future Mermaid Galene's stories, an American Girl Party, Adventures with NASA and other Saturday morning happenings at the Hudson Area Library.

Federal Tax Form Update

Due to IRS budget cuts, the library will not receive many of the federal tax products ordered. We will have NO instructions for forms 1040, 1040A and 1040EZ. The only forms we have are 1040, 1040A, and 1040EZ. Everything else is available through the IRS website. You can obtain forms and instructions by visiting IRS.gov/forms to view and download or visit IRS.gov/orderforms (or 1-800-829-3676) to order tax products to be delivered by mail. For more information see Where to find Federal and State tax forms (PDF).

Hands-on Technology 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.

Visit Barbara on Facebook at facebook.com/kruegersolutions.

Saturday, March 28: 11-1

Thursday, April 9: 12:30-2:30

Saturday, April 25: 11-1

Thursday, May 14: 12:30-2:30

2015 Fundraising Campaign

In order to ensure that the Library continues to be a vital community resource, we encourage your support.

Informational brochure (PDF)

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

  • Libraryelf.org 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.

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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