An Evening With Lorna Landvik

Join us for a fun evening with author, actress and comedienne Lorna Landvik. Lorna, a Minnesota native, has written 11 novels, including Patty Jane’s House of Curl, The Tall Pine Polka, Angry Housewives Eating Bon Bons, Once in a Blue Moon Lodge, Welcome to the Great Mysterious, ‘Tis the Season and Best to Laugh. She… Read more »

A Series of Unfortunate Events Book Club

Beginning September 13th, the library will be hosting a new book club for grade school kids based on the very popular children’s series, A Series of Unfortunate Events, by Lemony Snicket, the pen name of author Daniel Handler. The collection is based on the sad lives of the three Baudelaire children, Violet, Klaus and Sunny,… Read more »

S.T.E.A.M. at the Library

In today’s world, we hear a lot about S.T.E.M., but have you heard of S.T.E.A.M.? These acronyms share the “Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math”, but S.T.E.A.M. adds in Art+Design. Regardless of the acronym, the objective for the Hudson Area Public Library is to offer opportunities for exploration, innova-   tion and collaboration by providing access to… Read more »

American Girl Doll Club

They’re only 18-inches tall, but they’re the biggest craze in girls’ toys. American Girl Dolls top Christmas lists, birthday wishes and the priorities of girls who save their allowances. At the Hudson Area Library, we’re launching a five-session American Girl Doll club this fall for fans. Girls don’t have to own an official American Girl… Read more »

Forever Young Adult Book Club

Librarians think you’re never too old for young adult books, and millions of readers agree. By some estimates, nearly 70 percent of teen titles are purchased by readers older than 18. That’s why we’re starting Forever Young Adult at the Hudson Area Public Library. This new book club is for adult readers who love teen… Read more »

Young Writer’s Workshop

For kids, reading and writing go together like peanut butter and jelly. That’s why we offer a monthly Young Writer’s Workshop at the Hudson Area Library. Even if young writers don’t want to become professional writers, the skills they learn through creative writing will benefit them in virtually any career. More teens and tweens than… Read more »

Physics Prep Class

Physics. For some, it’s a fascinating way to unlock the mysteries of the universe. For others, it’s a source of dread — complicated equations and mind-bending concepts like velocity, energy and magnetism. At the Hudson Area Library, we’re offering a unique opportunity for high school students–regardless of whether they think physics is fascinating or dreadful–to… Read more »

Digital Reading

We want to help you master digital reading!  Digital reading is a great option for book lovers; it’s impossible to incur a fine and materials are available 24/7.   Our new Tech Help sessions are being offered every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 4-5pm. We can help you use your  library card to access free digital… Read more »

Lawn Games

Check out lawn games at the Library this summer!  We have 16 lawn games available for you to choose from.  These games are perfect for the whole family and you can play them at the beach, Lakefront Park, your backyard, or your living room!  Come browse the collection — you’ll find giant tic-tac-toe, horseshoes, throwing… Read more »

Harry Potter Wizarding School

The Hudson Area Public Library will transform into the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry’s Hudson Satellite Campus in a special camp for kids. We’re offering two sessions, the first from Aug. 6-10 (which is full) 1-3pm each day, and Aug. 13-17 (spots still available) 10:30-12:30 each day. After the sorting ceremony, our young wizards… Read more »