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Children's Library

Summer Reading Program - Fizz, Boom, READ

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 the library, sign up, and 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.

Autism Resources

Hudson Area Library and several others in the library system received a grant to pruchase more books and DVDs about autism. These include materials that might be useful for therapy (MeMoves, Floortime, and more) for parents and others seeking more information. For a list of all rhe resources purchased with this grant and available on the MORE system, go to the catalog (more.lib.wi.us) and search in Quick List for 2012 Autism Grant or just follow this link: 2012 Autism Grant. The Hudson Library has over 50 books about autism. They may be found in the Parent-Teacher room, located in the Children's Department. The Hudson Library is participating in a grant project through the Indianhead Federated Library System, provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Boardmaker Software

BoardmakerHudson Area Library has Boardmaker software available for parents and caregivers to use. Boardmaker is software that makes it easy to create communication displays, education materials, social stories, and visual schedules. Many schools use it and now you can create your own materials. Copies are free and lamination is available now at no charge. If you do not already know how to use it, call the library (715-386-3101 ext. 104) to make an appointment with someone to help you get started.

 

 

Rhyme Time Baby Story Time

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.

Registration is not required.

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

Walkey-Talkey Story Time

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.

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

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.

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.