Program Description: The City of Hudson Senior Center and the library will host our second grandparents, children, and grandchildren watercolor workshop with teaching artist Gretchen Kelly. Youth and adult participants paint in watercolors with the Halloween theme as it is found in nature: pumpkins, fall leaves, gourds, branches, bugs, bats, spider webs, vines, branches, owls, and more.
All materials will be provided. Refreshments will follow.
Date/Time: Saturday, October 27, 1-4pm
Registration: Registration is required. Email email@example.com, call 518.828.1792 x101 or visit the main desk in the library.
Program Description: Join our Nonfiction Book Group, facilitated by Mark Orton, to discuss Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI, by David Grann. The book is available to borrow in standard, large print, and audio formats from the library. Email firstname.lastname@example.org, call 518-828-1792, or stop by the main desk to register.
Time/Date: Monday, October 29, 6-7:30pm
Program Description: Watercolor with your Grandperson!, hosted by The City of Hudson Senior Center and the library, is taught by watercolorist extraordinaire Gretchen Kelly. Open to grandparents, parents, children, and grandchildren. Participants paint in watercolors from fall foliage including flowers, bittersweet vines, horns of plenty, and other related Thanksgiving images.
Date/Time: Saturday, November 17 1-4pm
Registration: Registration is required. Register for one of two sessions: 1-2:15pm and 2:30-3:45pm. To register email email@example.com, call 518.828.1792 x101 or visit the main desk in the library. Continue reading
Last year’s tour was a big hit!
Program Description: The library and Greenport Historical Society is once again offering Kelley Drahushuk’s very popular Tales from Hudson’s Crypts: The Tour . Kelley will speak about the history of the original cemetery, more recent discoveries as well as its current layout and she will discuss specific histories of some of the more prominent people buried there. New information will be included in this year’s tour. The tour will finish with cider and Trixie’s Oven cookies, courtesy of Rich Volo, who is forming a Friends of the City of Hudson’s Cemetery group.
Time/Date: Sunday, October 28, 12-1:30pm (We’re ending in time for attendees to make the Hudson Trick or Treating (2pm) and Halloween Parade (4pm at Public Square) activities!
Registration: Registration is required. The tour will be limited to 30 participants so register as soon as possible by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, calling 518-828-1792 x101, or visiting the main desk in the library. Continue reading
Program Description: Join the library Book Group, facilitated by Sharon Getty, as they read and discuss Woman on the Orient Express by Lindsay J. Ashford. The book is available to borrow in print and large print through the library. Email email@example.com for more information or to register.
Date/Time: Wednesday, October 24, 5-6pm Continue reading
Program Description: The latest in the Local History Speaker Series – Local News to Local History: Hudson Neighbors with Lance Wheeler – features videographer, newsman, and local resident Lance Wheeler. Mr. Wheeler has been recording news in our local area since the 1960s and this local history talk will be a retrospective of his over 40 year career covering local news.
Date/Time: Thursday, November 1, 6-7:30pm
Come hear his most memorable news stories from the Hudson, Greenport, and Stockport areas. A question and answer period and refreshments follow the talk. Continue reading
The library is pleased to announce the dedication of the public sculpture, “And Still I Rise” by Kris Perry, on Friday, October 19, 3:30-4:30pm. This public art sculpture has been recently installed on the grounds of the Galvan Armory; home to the library, the City of Hudson Senior Center and Perfect Ten After School. The sculptor, Hudson resident Kris Perry, who is known for his large-scale metal sculptures, has named this bronze piece “And Still I Rise” in honor of the work of Maya Angelou. The sculpture, whose theme is a powerful call to action for literacy and community, stands out prominently in front of the former armory building. It was purchased by the Galvan Foundation for the armory garden. Continue reading
Program Description: This free exercise session at the library is led by Kylah Campeta of LYF fitness in Hudson. As you prepare to run the Ghostly Gallop in Hudson on Oct. 21, learn how stretching and strength work can improve your finishing time. Every attendee gets $5 off their Ghostly Gallop entry fee! Kylah is certified in Athletic training, pre/post natal training, boxing, spin, TRX, stretching and dance/movement.
Date/Time: Thursday, October 11, 6:30-7:30pm
Registration: Call 518-929-2303 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Space is limited so register soon!