Booked for the Evening in Wonderland

You are invited to Booked for the Evening in Wonderland, a very special fundraiser for the Hudson Area Library. On Saturday, August 11 you’ll enjoy a festive evening of cocktails, dinner and lots of surprises at a beautiful private home near Hudson. Join other generous Library supporters (and Alice, too, of course) to celebrate our Library’s exciting next chapter.

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I’d like to support the library at the following Host Committee Level:

Library Benefactor at $5000
10 tickets & other goodies
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Library Patron at $2500
8 tickets & other goodies
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Library Enthusiast at $1500
6 tickets & other goodies
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Library Partner at $1000
4 tickets & other goodies
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Library Supporter at $500
2 tickets & other goodies
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For details on sponsorship levels, please click here.

I plan to attend. Please reserve:

Single tickets at $150 each.
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Raffle tickets for a Season of Dining Out donated by local restaurants at $20 each.
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I am unable to attend but would like to make a contribution:

All contributions above $75 per attendee are tax deductible.

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A NIGHT AT THE LIBRARY: Dine, drink, meet friends old and new! Support the library!

Tessy Keller and Jay Neuschatz invite you to join them for “A NIGHT AT THE LIBRARY.”

Enjoy cocktails, dinner, and friends old and new. The Hudson Area Library is a vital part of the dynamic Hudson community and this private dinner and tour will help support our many exciting programs for young and old alike.

Saturday, March 25
Starting with drinks and tour at 6:30pm
at the Hudson Area Library
51 N. 5th St., Hudson, NY 12534

Limited to 16 Library Lovers!
$75 (tax deductible) per person

To attend, RSVP to

Tax deductible donations welcome from those who are unable to attend!

Please make checks payable to HUDSON AREA LIBRARY


Raise the Roof!

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Raise the Roof! Sock Hop
August 6

A benefit for the Hudson Area Library

Join us for al fresco drinks, dinner and dancing.* Park your rag top at the farm – less than 5 miles from Hudson. Cruise through the silent auction display, then grab some eats provided by a local chef. Join the gang and bid on an item that belongs in YOUR library. As soon as the sun goes down, stash your shades and kick off your shoes. Sing along with Bill Haley. Jitterbug to classic 45s. Join us for a little piece of rock-‘n’-roll heaven.

Reserve your tickets today! Click here.

*Brylcreem and poodle skirts optional.



Author’s Talk and Book Signing

Learn how to grow beautiful food from author Matthew Benson on Sunday, June 12, 3:30pm in the beautiful gardens at 243 Union Street. Admission is $25.00 per person.

Then, at 6:30pm, join the author for Dinner in an Empty House. (We’ll take you there.) Delicious, garden-fresh, organic, local vegetables and fruits. Delectable entrees cooked to perfection in an elegant setting. Fine wine, beautiful food and great conversation with an extraordinary gardener (and photographer). $100 per person. $150 per couple. Dinner reservations include afternoon event. Reserve now: click here to reserve your place! This event is a benefit for the Hudson Area Library.