Events, Programs & Book Clubs

Summer Reading

Summer ReadingExplore the world of science during the Hudson Library's 2014 Summer Reading Program “Fizz Boom Read!” Readers of all ages can participate in programs designed to foster and support a love of reading.

Stop by to pick up your reading log. Fizz, Boom, Read is open to school-age children, but also includes toddlers and preschoolers, with programs, prize drawings, reading groups, and more.

For more details, see the Summer Reading page.

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!

Orphan trainAugust 21: Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline

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September 18: Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver

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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.

Crack in the edge of the worldAugust 20: A Crack In The Edge Of The World by Simon Winchester

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September 17: Tapestry Of Fortunes by Elizabeth Berg

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October 15: David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, And The Art Of Battling Giants by Malcolm Gladwell

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November 19: Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death In A Storm Ravaged Hospital by Sheri Fink

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December 17: Quiet: The Power Of Introverts In A World That Can't Stop Talking by Susan Cain

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Mystery Book Club

The Mystery Book Club meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 1:00 pm.

For further information contact Library Assistant Joan Bushman, 715-386-3101.  

age of doubtAugust 20: The Age Of Doubt by Andrea Camilleri

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Preteen Book Club

Anne of Green Gables book coverAnne of Green Gables by L. M. Montgomery

Dates: Tuesdays & Thursdays, July 22-August 28

Time: 1:30-2:30 p.m.

Movie night - Friday, August 29 from 2:30-6:00 p.m.


The Giver book coverThe Giver by Lois Lowry

Dates: Tuesdays, July 22-August 12

Time: 2:30-3:30 p.m.

Sign-up and get books at the Children’s Area Information Desk.


Book Clubs are free (with free refreshments!) and open to local preteens, but enrollment is limited!!!

Please preregister at least a week in advance of the first meeting. You will need to have a valid library card.

Teen Choice Book Club (ages 13-18)

Time: 2:30-3:30 p.m.

Date: Thursday, August 21

Book Thief book coverThe Book Thief by Markus Zusak

Movie Night - August 21 from 3:30-6:00 p.m.

Sign-up and get books at the Children’s Area Information Desk.

Book Clubs are free (with free refreshments!) and open to local teens, but enrollment is limited!!!

Please preregister at least a week in advance of the first meeting.

You will need to have a valid library card.

Rhyme Time Baby Story Time

storytimeRhyme 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 are held every Wednesday at 10:15 am The current session ends Wednesday, August 20.   

Walkey Talkey Story Time

storytimeWalkey 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 ends Wednesday, August 20.

Wiggles and Giggles Story Time

storytimeWiggles 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 at 7:00 pm and Thursdays at 10:15 am and 1:00 pm. The current session ends Thursday, August 21.   
      

Library Board Meetings

  • Library Board meetings are held the third Tuesday of every month at 6:30 pm. The next meeting is Tuesday, August 19 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.