The Joy of Cook Books, Fresh This Season!

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Back by popular demand— the Friends of the Hudson Area Library Cook Book Sale is coming to the Hudson Farmer’s Market on Saturday, August 9th from 9:30 til 1pm.

Whether you’re looking to expand your kitchen’s library, improve your skills, or just try out some new recipes with great fresh ingredients, this special sale will offer an eclectic collection of vintage, new, and used cook books in many categories. Included will be titles for gourmet, quick meals and menus, summer barbecues and grilling, entertaining and ethnic cuisines. There will be hundreds of titles and food groups to choose from, including appetizers, salads, meats, seafood, vegetables, desserts and more! All books will be offered at very low discount prices for this mouth-watering sale.
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Fourth Annual Super Summer Kid’s Book Sale, now with Vintage Children’s Books Too!

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Hey Kids! Come to the best ever Super Summer Kids Book Sale and find great books for vacation reading fun, books for school or your special interest or subject.

The Friends of the Hudson Area Library are offering thousands of kids’ books at bargain prices for two days so that kids from everywhere can have the opportunity to own great books at low cost. This is the perfect opportunity to bring the kids to the library, have some fun and stock up on great books to encourage reading throughout the summer!

This special sale will be held on Friday, August 1st and Saturday, August 2nd in the Book Sale Room from 10am until 2pm each day. In addition, there will be story time, crafts, games and activities in the Children’s Room in the library both days.

Besides the thousands of titles to choose from for every level reader, from toddlers to teens, a new feature this year will be a special selection of vintage children’s books. Great books from past times, these collector’s items are priced to sell and go fast!

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Friends Colossal Cook Book Sale, Friday April 4th and Saturday April 5th

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Are you a foodie? Love to cook and entertain with all the bounty that the Hudson Valley offers? Wait no more– the Friends of the Hudson Area Library is celebrating spring with one of the best and biggest book sales of the year–Cookbooks!

Whether you’re looking to expand your kitchen’s library, improve your skills, or just try out some new recipes, this Colossal Cookbook Sale is THE place to get started this spring.

The Friends will offer hundreds of cookbooks for sale on Friday April 4th from 1 to 4pm and Saturday, April 5th from 10 to 2pm in the Book Sale Room at the Hudson Area Library, 400 State Street, Hudson.

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The Friends Holiday Book Sale Continues through December 14!

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What makes a better gift than a great book?

The Friends Holiday Book Sale continues the first two Saturdays in December, the 7th and 14th from 10am til 1pm and presents the perfect opportunity to give generous gifts that will bring the joy of reading to everyone on your list, at a price to fit your budget!

The sale offers many new and gently used books, all carefully chosen, sorted and displayed for easy browsing. There are also many vintage, collectable and specialty books in a multitude of categories, all affordably priced.

Our elves will be adding new books to replenish the shelves, so be sure to stop in often and discover new selections. Happy shopping, and see you in the Book Sale Room!

Please note: The Book Sale Room will be closed December 20th and 27th 

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Cookbooks at the Farmers Market: Saturday, September 14th

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Mark your calendars—the last cookbook sale of the season will be on Saturday, September 14th from 10am-1pm under the Book Tent at the Hudson Farmers Market. The Market is located at 6th and Columbia Street in the municipal parking lot, rain or shine. With hundreds of cookbooks on a wide range of topics, you’ll be sure to find a book (or two!) of recipes and ideas to whet your appetite. Included in this terrific offering are books on appetizers, main courses, meats and poultry, entertaining, desserts and more. And of course, books on seasonal market fruits and vegetables–everything from apples to zucchini! So come browse this great selection of new, used and vintage cookbooks and start cooking.

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Third Annual Super Summer Kids Book Sale

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Attention parents, teachers and kids of all ages! Come find great summer books for reading fun, books for school or even a special interest or subject.

The Friends of the Hudson Area Library are having their Third Annual Summer Kids Book Sale for two days so that all kids can have the opportunity to own great books at little cost. The sale will be held on two days, Friday, August 9th and Saturday, August 10th in the Book Sale Room from 10am until 2pm each day. In addition, there will be music sing-a-longs, story time and activities in the Children’s Room at the library both days.

Raffle tickets for a gift basket of great children’s books, book bag and gift coupons will also be available for purchase those days. Tickets will be sold for just $1 each, or 6 for $5. This terrific gift basket is valued at over $50.

The Friends welcome donations of gently used books and other media throughout the year. Call the library at (518)828.1792 in advance of donating to arrange a drop-off time Tuesdays through Saturdays. Please, no encyclopedias, textbooks, periodicals, technical publications, manuals or books in poor condition.

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July 20th Cook Book Sale at the Hudson Farmers Market 10am-1pm

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Under the Book Tent Saturday, July 20, the Friends will be offering a great selection of sizzling summer cookbooks at the Hudson Farmers Market from 10am-1pm. Come browse the hundreds of great titles and recipes–everything from appetizers to grilling to entertaining. New, used and vintage books, all offered at great prices. The Farmer’s Market is located at 6th and Columbia Street in Hudson. Hope to see you there!

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Ms. Frizzle, Kids’ Stories and Crafts, and The Keep On Reading! Kid’s Book Sale

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The Keep On Reading! Kids Book Sale will be held for two days, Friday February 22nd and Saturday, February 23rd at the Hudson Area Library. This special sale takes place from 1-4pm on Friday and from 10am-2pm on Saturday and is sponsored by the Friends of the Hudson Area Library. All proceeds from this sale will be used for the purchase of new books and other media for the Library’s ever-expanding collection.

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In conjunction with the Kids Book Sale, the Library is featuring a special program on both Friday and Saturday for children to learn about the rainforest. On Friday, meet Ms. Frizzle from The Magic School Bus with story time and arts and crafts activities in the children’s room with Ms. Marlene. On Saturday, there will be more story time and rainforest craft projects for kids of all ages with Ms. Marlene and Ms. Janice. All ages are welcome. Join us Friday from 1-4pm and Saturday from 10am-2pm in the Children’s Room for rainforest fun!

The Book Sale Room is open every Saturday and offers books for all ages and reading levels–infants to adults. All proceeds from the Book Sale Room support the Hudson Area Library.

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