Today, March 20th, is the official Very Hungry Caterpillar Day! Celebrate the treasured classic by Eric Carle of the caterpillar who taught us about counting while eating its favorite foods. Visit the library on:
Wednesday, March 20 from 6pm-8pm
Thursday, March 21 from 10am-11am
Saturday, March 23 from 11am-12pm
We will be having Hungry Caterpillar themed story sharing, crafts, and more!
Every Tuesday night at Hudson Area Library is Kid’s Movie Night! Come to the children’s room at the library Tuesday March 26th from 5:30-7:30pm to watch a new children’s movie. Licensing restrictions prevent us from sharing the movie title on the web, but feel free to call and we’ll gladly let you in on the secret!
If you need a good source for what’s popular in the world of teen literature, look no further than the We Are Bound By Books blog and the Bound By Books radio show!
The Bound By Books crew broadcasts every Monday from 3:30-4:00pm onWGXC: Hands-On Radio on 90.7 FM. This group of book-hungry teens and tweens talk about books they have read, books they are currently reading, and anything else book related. Check out their radio archive to read about and listen to their past radio shows. Or, check out the reviews written by the Bound By Books crew on the We Are Bound By Books blog.
If being on the radio sounds like fun, join us at the Radio Workshop on Thursday, March 21st from 3:00-5:00pm here at the Hudson Area Library. We will be making radio pieces to put on the radio and online!
The Teen Tech Week Radio Workshop that was scheduled for today, March 14th from 3:00 to 5:00pm has been rescheduled for Thursday, March 21st from 3:00 to 5:00pm. If you have any other questions, you may call the library at 518-828-1792.
Never judge a book by its movie…although it is fun to check out the film adaptations of your favorite books! There have been many film adaptations of teen literature over the years, from classics like Little Women by Louisa May Alcott to new favorites like Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl.
Here are some movie adaptations of teen books in the Hudson Area Library’s DVD collection:
Read the book:Twilight / Stephenie Meyer See the movie:Twilight / Catherine Hardwicke
Due to last week’s snowstorm, the Hudson Area Library Book Club Meeting has been rescheduled for Friday, March 15th at 4pm. They will be discussing The Shipping News by E. Annie Proulx. Contact the library at 518-828-1792 or email Sharon Getty at BookGroup@hudsonarealibrary.org for more info.
Check In @ Your Library during Teen Tech Week (March 10 – 16)! Teen Tech Week is a national initiative sponsored by the Young Adult Library Services Association aimed at teens, their parents, educators and other concerned adults. Teen Tech Week encourages teens to use their library’s non-print resources for education and recreation, and to recognize that librarians are qualified, trusted professionals in the field of information technology. This year we’ll be offering three special programs for Teen Tech Week and sharing information about tech resources on the Library website throughout the week.
Monday, March 11, 3:30-4pm Bound By Books! Listen in to the Bound By Books radio show on WGXC: Hands-on Radio 90.7FM or streaming online at wgxc.org
Tuesday, March 12, 6-8pm Movie Night! Join us for a youth-friendly (PG rated) viewing of a movie based on a popular book series! (licensing restrictions prevent us from sharing the movie title online, but feel free to call and we’ll let you know what movie we are showing!)
Thursday, March 14, 3-5pm Radio Workshop! Come help us make radio pieces to broadcast on the radio and online!
Friday, March 15, 3-5pm Blog and Connect! Learn how to write a book review for the web, write a letter to your favorite author, and learn more about your favorite books or authors online!
Be sure to check the website throughout the week for more information on some of the non-print resources available at your library!
photo courtesy of our friends at the Lester Public Library
The Hudson Area Library is celebrating Dr. Seuss’s 109th birthday with stories, crafts, games, movies, and more! Join us for a special Dr. Seuss Birthday story time on Saturday, March 2, from 11am-12pm or come by anytime that day between 10am and 3pm to get a Dr. Seuss sticker and coloring sheets!