Program Description: For the December Second Saturday Story & Craft Hour, children and families will make a snow person craft and read Waiting for Winter by Sebastian Meschenmoser. With Robin Weber, High Five! volunteer, and children’s librarian Janice Scali
Date/Time: Saturday, December 14, 11am-12pm
Audience: Ages 2–7 and families.
Program Description: Relive the heyday of dances at the historic Hudson Armory and kick up your heels at the Winter Swing Dance with live music by the Fabulous Versatones. Refreshments will be provided.
Date/Time: Saturday, December 14, 7-10pm
Audience/Registration: Attendees do not need to bring a partner. Beginners are welcome. Registration is appreciated. To do so, please visit the front desk at the library, call 518-828-1792 x101, or email email@example.com. Continue reading
Photo Credit: Doug Stalker
We are pleased to announce a photographic exhibit by the members of the Columbia County Photo Club. This is the ninth year for the Columbia County Photo Club’s annual show. It is an exciting show for the members because they not only display their work, but they also are able to help aid the good work of the Friends of the Hudson Area Library by donating 30% of sales to the Friends, who support library programs and collections.
The exhibition may be viewed during normal library business hours through December 19. Continue reading
Program Description: Local artist Gretchen Kelly facilitates this intergenerational program where participants paint from seasonal still lifes, objects, and photos. Offered in collaboration with the City of Hudson Senior Center.
Date/Time: Saturdays, November 16 and December 21, 2-4pm
Registration/Audience: All ages are welcome and adults are encouraged to bring children from their families; children must be accompanied by an adult parent or caregiver. Registration is encouraged. To register, email firstname.lastname@example.org, call 518-828-1792 x101, or visit the main desk at the library. Continue reading
This just in: The Hudson Area Library joins the festivities of Hudson’s Winter Walk 2019 sponsored by Hudson Hall, Saturday, December 7, 5-8pm, with a space at 538 Warren Street! The library’s History Room will have a window display featuring photos by Howard Gibson of the holidays in Hudson from years past. In addition we will have other historic photographs on display and full size copies of our 1881 and 1923 bird’s eye view maps of Hudson. Our local history researchers will be on hand to answer questions and discuss our resources. And, the History Room, will have notecards and framed and unframed giclèe copies of the Hudson maps for sale as well as rare local history books.
Emily Chameides, Library Director, commented, “We’re excited to take part in this beloved community event and we are particularly proud to have the wonderful resources of our History Room celebrated through our participation.”
We particularly want to thank Dina Palin of Houlihan Lawrence, Inc. and the owners of 538 Warren for their generous loan of this space.
UPDATE: Our trip to The Snow Queen is cancelled but the show will go on at Ancram Opera House. Sorry for any inconvenience.
Program Description: The library and the City of Hudson Senior Center are providing free transportation to the Ancram Opera House for its production of The Snow Queen. Ancram Opera House is generously providing all attendees with deeply discounted tickets ($5) for this inaugural cultural trip. The van is provided by the City of Hudson Youth Department.
Date/Time: Sunday, December 8. Depart from library at 1pm. Performance begins at 2pm.
Audience/Registration: This staged concert is for adults and younger audiences, ages 9 and up. Attendees will meet at the library/senior center at 1pm. There are a limited number of seats available, so registration is on a first come/first serve basis. To register please email email@example.com, visit the main desk at the library, or call 518-828-1792 x101. Continue reading
Program Description: The library and the City of Hudson Senior Center are hosting a workshop in our healthy living series sponsored by The Alzheimer’s Association of Northeastern New York State: Understanding and Responding to Dementia-related Behavior.
Date/Time: Wednesday, December 4, 5-6pm
Audience/Registration: Registration is encouraged. To register call Sierra at 518-867-4999 x1691 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. This program will be held in the library’s community room, which is wheelchair accessible. Continue reading
The library will close at 5pm on Wednesday, November 27 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!
Also, be sure to stop by and see us this weekend at Basilica Farm & Flea Holiday Market.