Help with Job Search at the Library

Beth Gordon at her Job Search area in the library with a Literacy Connections volunteer.

Program Description: Whether you are writing a resume for the first time or just need a professional eye to fine tune an existing one, the library has ongoing free one-on-one Job Search Help twice a week and by appointment.

Date/Time: Every Friday 10am – 1pm, 1st & 3rd Wednesdays 5 – 7pm, & by appointment.

Registration: To make an appointment call 518-828-1792 x101, email programs@hudsonarealibrary.org, or stop by the main desk of the library

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Thanksgiving Week Hours

The library will close at 5pm on Wednesday, November 21 and remain closed Thursday and Friday for Thanksgiving. We will be open regular hours Monday and Tuesday and over the weekend. We wish everyone a safe and happy holiday!

The library’s Tween Advisory Council will be at the Basilica Farm and Flea Holiday Market Friday through Sunday selling clothing designed by local tweens and teens and History Room merchandise. Stop by to shop and say hello! Click here to learn more.

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Library Closed – Friday, November 16

The library will be closed Friday, November 16 due to inclement weather. Any items due back on Friday may be left in the drop box or returned on Saturday.

And, Ballroom Dancing with Andrew Resto is canceled. Our next class is Friday, November 30, 5:30-7pm. For now we’re afraid you’ll have to do your dancing in the snow.

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November/December Core Strength & Balance Classes

Program Description: The library and the City of Hudson Senior Center, are offering another 4-week series of the popular “Senior Fitness: Core Strength & Balance with Dr. Paul Spector”. This series introduces exercises that improve postural stability, core strength, spatial body awareness, sensory integration, agility and coordination. After completing the four sessions, the individual will have mastered a balance routine that they can continue independently at home.

Date/Time: Saturdays, November 3, 10, 17 & December 1, 1:30-2:30pm

Registration: Registration is required. Registration is already partially filled so please do register as soon as possible by visiting the main desk at the library, calling 518.828.1792 x101, or emailing programs@hudsonarealibrary.org

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Book Group’s November Session Meets at Coyote Flaco

Program Description: November’s session of the library’s general reading book group discusses Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn. A Washington Post review entitled “Next Year’s ‘Gone Girl’ states: “[Finn] has not only captured, sympathetically, the interior life of a depressed person, but also written a riveting thriller that will keep you guessing to the very last sentence.” The book is available to borrow in standard print, large print, ebook and audio formats through the library. Email bookgroup@hudsonarealibrary.org for more information or to register.

Date/Time: Wednesday, November 28, 5-6pm

Place: This month’s meeting will be at Coyote Flaco (6032 NY-9H, Hudson, NY).

 

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High Five! Our Early Literacy Family Program Is Back!

Program Description: The library and Greater Hudson Promise Neighborhood are proud to announce another 5-week series of High Five! Families with a child, birth to five, can join a supportive community and learn everyday, fun activities to help build their child’s reading skills! Trips, free books & prizes! October 27  Our last High Five! of the fall season will be with folkteller & performance artist Pamela Badila and Library Exploration educator Eileen Ordu. We will have a special Halloween story hour (not too scary!) and a Halloween party for our High Five! families. Lunch, free children’s books & door prizes!

Date/Time: Saturdays, 11am – 1pm, September 29, October 6, 13, 20 and 27 Continue reading

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Watercolor w/ Your Grandperson: Halloween-Themed

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 programs@hudsonarealibrary.org, call 518.828.1792 x101 or visit the main desk in the library.

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