Winter Break Fun

We hope you can spend some time with us here at the library over winter break. December 26-29 / Wed-Sat / 1-4pm. Legos at the Library. Come to the library during Christmas break and build with Legos. Grades K-6. In the children’s department. December 27-29 / Thur-Sat / all day. Harry Potter Escape Room.  Take a trip… Read more »

Library Black Friday Door Buster Deal!

It took us awhile, but your library has finally hopped on the Black Friday bandwagon. The Hudson Area Public Library will add to the shopping madness with an event that won’t cost you a dime. On Thanksgiving week (Monday, Nov. 19 through Wednesday, Nov. 21 and Saturday Nov. 24) we’ll bundle up batches of great… Read more »

Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them Party

The release of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 2: The Crimes of Grindelwald is being eagerly anticipated and the library is celebrating with a party on Thursday, November 15th from 3:30-5:30pm. We will be showing the first movie and having activities and scavenger hunts based on the Fantastic Beasts book by J.K. Rowling. … Read more »

Traveling Book Club

Beginning October 18, we hope you can join us for a St. Croix County traveling book club. Each month a different St. Croix County library will host a book discussion at a local restaurant. All meetings will be held the third Thursday of the month with optional dinner beginning at 6:00 – or just join… Read more »

2nd Annual Tween Etiquette Dinner

Most tweens aren’t regulars at fancy restaurants or glamorous dinner parties. That’s why the Hudson Area Public Library is planning a special event for kids to learn etiquette and practice manners and social skills. The etiquette dinner will tackle those perplexing dining questions. Why are there three forks, and which should I use? Where do… Read more »

Hogwarts After Hours-A Magical Fundraiser

Harry Potter enthusiasts 21 years of age and older will be excited to hear that the Hudson Area Library Foundation is hosting a fundraiser Saturday, October 20, 7-10pm at the Library. The theme is set to one of the most popular book series of all time and for one night, the Library will be transformed… Read more »

Mary Davis Retires

Mary Moriarty Davis has been the beloved children’s librarian at the Hudson Public Library for almost 15 years. An entire generation has grown up attending her special story times with singing, storytelling and her ever-popular puppet character, Baby Bear. Her creativity, warmth and gift for programming and storytelling has defined the spirit and character of… Read more »

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 »