Best of Columbia County: Vote for Your Favorite Library and More

The final round of voting for the Best of Columbia County is now open and our library has made it to the top three in two categories: Best Library and Best Place to Network and Relax. Voting ends May 31. Be sure to vote for your favorites in these and other categories! You must vote in at least ten categories for your vote to count. To vote, please visit the Best of Columbia County website.

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The Library Will be Closed on Memorial Day – Monday, May 28

This Memorial Day, the library will be closed, but our digital collection is always open. To commemorate Memorial Day, check out our selection of ebooks and audiobooks exploring military history. For a list of titles, visit the Mid-Hudson Library System Digital Downloads page. With your library card, you can download up to ten ebook or audiobook titles at a time to your desktop, e-reader, tablet or other mobile device.

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Spring Fling Swing! Dance the Night Away at the Armory

Recapture the magic of the Armory dance parties of past years at Spring Fling Swing on Saturday, May 19, 7-10pm! 

Co-sponsored by the City of Hudson Senior Center, this program is free and open to all ages. The Fabulous Versatones will play while you dance the night away in the Library’s Community Room. Refreshments will be served. So bring your dance shoes and your attitude and get ready to swing to music from the 40s, 50s, and 60s. Continue reading

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Future Hudson: An Urban Designer’s Imaginings, What ifs, and Why Nots by Matthew Frederick

Join Hudson architect and bestselling author Matthew Frederick Thursday, May 24 at 6pm as he draws on principles from his new book, 101 Things I Learned in Urban Design School, to explore how we might repair Hudson’s trouble spots and shape its future. We will look at a redesigned waterfront, a rethought Second Ward, a revamped Seventh Street Park, a new home for Kite’s Nest, and even a dramatic new neighborhood with its own Main Street. A discussion and book signing will follow. Continue reading

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Saturday Movie Matinee: Matilda

Saturday, May 5, 4:30pm.
In celebration of the Hudson Children’s Book Festival, the Hudson Area Library’s Tween Advisory Council will host a free screening of MatildaThere will be free popcorn, treats and door prizes! All tweens and families are invited to this free event! Continue reading

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