The library will be closed Thursday, February 9 due to inclement weather. Any items due back today (Thursday) may be left in the drop box or returned on Friday; they will not accrue any fines.
The library is graced by sculpture from the Hudson High School Sculpture Class. The works are predominantly paper maché with others in wood an tape. The works are in turn colorful and translucent, cartoons, abstractions, figurative, all fun to look at it.
Stop by and see the works in person during library operating hours. Thanks to the Hudson High School educators and students for allowing us to exhibit this collection of student artwork!
The Hudson Area Library is looking for a tutor for a new Seventh/Eighth Grade Tutoring Center beginning in March. This is a part-time contract position for Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 5 – 7pm for 12 weeks. The Tutor will be working with students from the Hudson Junior High School one-on-one or in small groups. For more information visit our Job Openings page.
Congratulations to all the runners, walkers, and cyclists who participated in the annual Ghostly Gallop! More than 200 people participated with bikers beginning their day on Saturday in cold temperatures, but our beautiful Hudson Valley, at peak color, took their minds off cold fingertips. By the time the riders arrived at the half-way point, Riverview Café in Stuyvesant, the sun had warmed things up considerably.
Sunday’s later start date for the Kid’s 1-Mile Fun Run and 5K Walk/Run brought the mercury up to a perfect temperature for participants and viewers. The winners, Arianna Nilsson (22:25) and Daniel Ronsani (18:08) duplicated their finishing positions of 2015. They are now local legends, and the ones to beat next year.
We thank all who came out to support the Library! For a complete rundown of finishing times, go to www.facebook.com/GG5K2016.
Join millions of eBook readers around the world enjoying one book! The Big Library Read is sort of like the digital version of a library book club, in that everyone is encouraged to read the same book. This month’s Big Library Read is This is Where it Ends by Marieje Nijkamp.
Over the course of 54 harrowing minutes, the students at Opportunity High struggle to survive—and to understand why one boy started shooting…
This explosive, emotional, page-turning debut about a high school held hostage is told from the perspective of four teens—each with their own reason to fear the boy with the gun.
This eBook will be available for unlimited simultaneous downloads from October 13 to 27, which means no holds and no waitlist; just download and enjoy! All you will need is an active library card to start downloading, so visit the Mid Hudson Library System’s Digital Downloads site for instructions on how to get started on October 13.
Due to water service interruption, the library will not open until 12:00pm on Friday, September 9. All programs will begin at their regular times. Please drop off any items due today at our drop box, located at the bottom of our entrance ramp. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Every fundraiser strives to be fun, but there is no disguising the real reason that we get together: we are supporting a cause close to our hearts.
From solicitations for Raffle Tickets to the Silent Auction, Tasting Room, and the Call for the Cause, everyone was there for our Library!
At the end of the evening, after dining and dancing, greeting friends and making new ones, guests contributed to a total profit that exceeded last year’s by almost 20%!
Thanks to everyone who made Raise the Roof 2016 a big success!
We were pleased to host Governor Andrew M. Cuomo in the library’s Community Room Wednesday, August 3 for an announcement on the progress of the New NY Broadband Program. The goal of the program is to provide New Yorkers with access to internet download speeds of up to 100 Mbps in most areas, and 25 Mbps in the most remote parts of the state, by the end of 2018. Columbia County has been selected as one of the first 6 counties targeted for expansion. For more information, visit Governor Cuomo’s press page.