Program Description: We value your opinion. Please join us for a Community Conversation this summer. Members of the Library Staff and Board will meet with small groups, to ask questions about the group’s aspirations for the future of our community, and listen to ideas about how to make that vision reality.
Date/Time: Wednesday, July 25, 6pm-8pm (at the Greenport Community Center, 500 Town Hall Drive)
Pre-registration: Please RSVP at firstname.lastname@example.org or in person at the Library.
Program Description: As part of our Ghostly Gallop events, we will hold a “Run the Rip” one-mile run/walk across the Rip Van Winkle Bridge walkway. “Run the Rip” will be an informal self-timed time-trial-style event in which runners and walkers will start individually at specified intervals. The event is free and participation is limited to 50 people. People of all ages and abilities are welcome. Every participant will receive a “Run the Rip” t-shirt and $5 off their registration fee for the Ghostly Gallop to be held on Sunday, October 21, at the Hudson Junior/Senior High School.
Date/Time: Thursday, July 26, 6:30pm
Suggested Audience: All ages
Pre-registration: Required. Please call (518) 828-1792 ext 100 to register.
Program Description: This event represents an ongoing collaboration between Fence, a locally produced, nationally renowned literary press, and the Home School, an annual poetry conference that takes place in Hudson every summer and which brings more than 60 poets to meet, study, read, and write. This collaboration puts visiting poets and the Home School community in touch with our local community of readers and writers at the library.
Date/Time: Tuesday July 31, 7pm.
Suggested Audience: Adult
Pre-registration: Not required Continue reading
Program Description: Join Alexandra Cox for a discussion of youth incarceration in the Hudson Valley. This talk will build upon the recent release of her book Trapped in a Vice: the Consequences of Confinement for Young People. The book explores the consequences of a juvenile justice system that is aimed at promoting change in the lives of young people, yet ultimately relies upon tools and strategies that enmesh them in a system that they struggle to move beyond. This program is offered in collaboration with Prison Public Memory Project.
Date/Time: Monday, August 6 at 6pm
Suggested Audience: Adults
Pre-registration: Not necessary Continue reading
Program Description: During two 3-week sojourns, Kim Bach joined the thousands of pilgrims each year who challenge themselves on this seemingly endless walk. “My Walk Across Spain. A Pilgrim on the El Camino de Santiago” is the sharing of her journey along this well-traveled path that all who walk experience very individually.
Date/Time: Sunday, July 29, 4-5:30pm Continue reading
As part of our Summer Reading Program the Hudson Area Library Tween Advisory Council is pleased to present “DIBS” or Do It Better Series. A series of free workshops throughout the summer. Each workshop pairs participants with an expert in a particular field to help define, refine and explore in a judgement free zone. This program is open to ALL LEVELS OF EXPERIENCE. Space is limited for these workshops! Register today by email: email@example.com or call: 518-828-1792.
Exploring Sound with Deep Listening Institute
Tuesday, July 17, 12-2pm Continue reading
Program Description: The book group will discuss 1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus by Charles C. Mann. The New York Times Book Review stated of 1491: “Marvelous. . . . A sweeping portrait of human life in the Americas before the arrival of Columbus. . . . A remarkably engaging writer.”
Date/Time: Thursday, July 19, 6 – 8pm Continue reading