Program Description: Join us, The Link Project, and OutHudson as we collaborate to bring you a special book reading and signing of Tomorrow Will Be Different by Sarah McBride. McBride is an author, LGBTQ Rights activist and the Grand Marshal for this year’s OutHudson Pride Parade.
Date/Time: Saturday, June 16, 11am-12:30pm
Suggested Audience: Adults and teens
Program Description: The library’s History Room is pleased to present a special screening & discussion of Odds Against Tomorrow with documentary filmmaker David McDonald. Odds Against Tomorrow is a 1959 film starring Harry Belafonte that was filmed in Hudson and New York City and used many Hudsonians for cast and crew. There will be a preview of McDonald’s trailer for his documentary in progress about the filming of Odds Against Tomorrow and a discussion about the film, followed by the screening.
Date/Time: Thursday, June 28 from 6-8pm.
Program Description: The library, in collaboration with the City of Hudson Senior Center, presents a health talk and discussion with Dr. Paul Spector, our Core Strength and Balance Instructor. Discussion and healthy refreshments by local vendors will follow the talk.
Date/Time: Sunday, June 10 at 2-3:30pm
Suggested Audience: Adults of all ages interested in healthy living Continue reading
Program Description: Young gardeners will plant cuttings to make new plants, plant seeds and design bouquets. All materials provided courtesy of the Greenport Garden Club, whose members will work with the youth.
Date/Time: Sunday, June 3, 2 – 3pm
Suggested Audience: 5 – 10 year olds
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From Ciancetti/Neefus Photo Collection in Hudson Area Library History Room
Program Description: Commemorate the 241st year since the adoption of the American flag, with presentations about the history and importance of the flag, of Flag Day itself and of our ever popular Hudson Flag Day Parade. There will also be a special American flag cake.
Date/Time: Thursday, June 7 from 6-7:30pm
Suggested Audience: This is a family-friendly event.
Program Description: The Jacob Leisler Institute, in cooperation with the library and the Gotham Center for New York History, presents A Taste of Change: Hand-Written Cookbooks as Documents of Social and Family History by Peter G. Rose.
Date/Time: Thursday, June 21, 6 – 7:30pm
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Program Description: The Hudson Area Library Book Club is reading Blonde by Joyce Carol Oates for their May meeting. Sharon Getty, a longstanding Friend of the Hudson Area Library, is the organizer and moderator.
Date/Time: Wednesday, May 30, 4-5pm
Suggested Audience: Adults
Pre-registration appreciated but not required.
Books are available to borrow through the Mid-Hudson Library System. To register for this book group, email email@example.com, call 518.828.1792 x101, or visit the main desk.