The Library and the St. Croix Valley Job Center (SCVJC) are continuing to team up to help job seekers find that next job or provide funds to gain additional skillsneeded to fill the needs of today's employers. SCVJC provides assistance in:
LOCATION: Hudson Area Library, Room 106
Tuesday, January 6, 1-3 pm
Thursday, January 15, 10-noon
Tuesday, January 27, 2-4 pm
Other assistance includes applying for SSI (Social Security Income), training and education, heating assistance, planning a career, etc.
Contact the library to make an appointment at 715-386-3101 ext. 102.
Walk-ins are also welcome.
For immediate assistance, visit the St. Croix Valley Job Center at 387 Arrow Court, Suite 205 in River Falls or call 715-426-0388.
Technology 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 and sessions begin Thursday, October 23. Reservations are needed. Please sign up at the help desk or call the library.
Visit Barbara on Facebook at facebook.com/kruegersolutions.
Saturday, December 27 from 11:00 - 1:00 pm
Tuesday, December 30 from 12:30 - 2:30 pm
The Anne of Green Gables Fan Club for grades 4-8!
More laughs, more fun, and more Anne Shirley. So grab your raspberry cordial and your broken slates! Together, we’ll be getting up close and personal with the world of Anne of Green Gables.
Join us on the first Thursday of the month. Next meeting is February 5 from 4:15-5:15 (no meeting in January).
Sign-up at the children’s information desk.
Check us out on Facebook: facebook.com/AnneofGreenGablesFanClub
See you there! :)
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!
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.
January 21: The Bohemian flats by Mary Relndes Ellis, local author, historical
February 18: The Girl next door by Ruth Rendell, psychological fiction
March 18: Being mortal: medicine and what matters in the end by Atul Gawande, nonfiction
April 15: The Wife, the maid, and the mistress by Ariel Lawhon, biographic fiction
May 20: The Storied life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin, fiction
June 17: The Girls of Atomic City: the untold story of the women who helped win World War II by Denise Kiernan, nonfiction
July 15: The Time in between by Maria Duenas, historical fiction
August 19: Leaving time by Jodi Picoult, suspense fiction
September 16: Such good girls: the journey of the Holocaust's hidden child survivors by R.D. Rosen, nonfiction
October 21: Madame Picasso by Anne Girard, biographic, historical fiction, love stories
November 18: All the light we cannot see by Anthony Doerr, historical fiction
December 16: Wild: From lost to found on the Pacific Crest trail by Cheryl Strayed
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.
January 21: River of Darkness by Rennie Airth
February 18: Book of Killowen by Erin Hart
March 18: Cop Town by Karin Slaughter
April 15: Case Histories by Kate Atkinson
May 20: The Crossing Places by Elly Griffiths
This school year’s Teen Book Club, for ages 13-16, meets the 3rd Thursday from 4:00-5:00 p.m. Most meetings are led by teens.
To join, call the library 386-3101 or sign-up at the library. (Membership is limited).
This teen program is free. Call to reserve one of the limited copies of the book. You will need to have a valid library card.
December 18: If I Stay by Gayle Forman
January 15: Evil Genius by Catherine Jinks
February 19: Mystic City by Theo Lawrence
March 19: Gathering Blue by Lois Lowry
April 16: Messenger by Lois Lowry
May 21: Son by Lois Lowry
Movies every month from 6-8 pm. Free, including the popcorn!. All movies rated PG-13 or younger. Preregistration is recommended.
Wednesday, January 21: film based on the novel “If I Stay,” by Gayle Forman
Wednesday, February 18: DCU film about a flying rodent/man & an assault on an asylum
Wednesday, March 18: film based on the novel “Beautiful Creatures,” by K. Garcia & M. Stohl
Wednesday, April 15: film based on the novel “Mockingjay,” by Suzanne Collins.
Wednesday, May 20: film based on the novel “Struck by lightning: the Carson Phillips Journal,” by Chris Colfer
Rhyme 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.
Walkey 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.
Wiggles 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.