Story Time On-the-Go at the Hudson Farmers’ Market

The library and the Hudson Farmers’ Market are pleased to announce a series of Story Times On-the-Go this fall at the market. Librarians, staff and board members of the library will be reading to children in the children’s tent area 11am – 12pm on September 9, 23, October 7, 21 and November 4. There will also be giveaways and some story time hours will include craft activities. So bring your kids for healthy eating and fun reading at the Hudson Farmers’ Market!

For further information email brenda.shufelt@hudsonarealibrary.org, call 518.828.1792 x101, or visit the main desk in the library. The Hudson Farmers’ Market provides products and seasonal produce from growers and producers. It is the largest farmers’ market in Columbia County and has been in existence for over 18 years.

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Saturday, August 29: Cook Books at the Hudson Farmers Market

IMG_3146Summer may be winding down, but the Hudson Farmers Market on Columbia and 6th Street remains in full swing with fresh, local produce and the Friends Cook Book Sale will be there once again! Great books celebrating the area’s bounties of the season, on a wide range of topics, will be offered for sale Saturday, August 29 from 9:30am-1pm. Discover mouth-watering recipes, for everything from appetizers to grilling to entertaining, all at great prices!

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This Saturday–Cookbook Sale at the Farmers Market

IMG_1924The last cookbook sale of the season at the Hudson Farmers Market will be on Saturday, September 6, from 9:30-1pm. Included in this sale are cookbooks celebrating the bounties of the season—everything from apples to zucchini! With hundreds of cookbooks on a wide range of topics, you’ll be sure to find a book (or two!) with recipes and ideas to whet your appetite. So come browse the selection of new, used and vintage cookbooks on Saturday and start cooking!

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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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Library Campaign Reaches Out at Hudson Farmer’s Market

In a continued effort to spread the word about fund raising efforts, this coming Saturday, June 28th, the Campaign for the Hudson Area Library will host a table at the Hudson Farmer’s Market. Representatives will be using the opportunity to discuss the new library with customers who regularly attend the market.

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There will also be a raffle to give away bundled books, audio books, graphic novels and galleys for all age levels. Several of the offerings have been on display at the library for the past two weeks. A sampling includes Who Could That Be at This Hour? by Lemony Snicket, Leaving Time by Jodi Picoult, Avalon High: Volume 1 –The Merlin Prophecy by Meg Cabot, The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins and the audio book Danny the Champion of the World by Roald Dahl.

“We want to reach out to as many people as possible,” says Theresa Parsons, Co-chair for the Campaign. “The new library will be a major community center. The more people who know about all that we have planned, the better. And, of course, we continue to seek donations and the support of the public.

For more information about the campaign, visit the Campaign for the New Library page.

For the complete list of book bundles to be raffled off, click here.

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Storytime on the Go at Hudson Farmers Market, Saturday May 17th

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The Hudson Area Library’s Storytime on the Go will visit the Hudson Farmers Market this Saturday from 9AM – 1PM. Join us this free event, which will include stories about nature and animals, songs, and puppetry.

Storytime on the Go is a mobile early literacy effort aimed at encouraging opportunities for parents and caregivers to read to their babies, toddlers, and young children. The event is best suited for children ages 0-5 and their families. Free board books will be available for participants to take home.

Storytime on the Go is made possible by the Hudson Area Library’s Kids First Initiative with grant support from the Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation’s Fund for Columbia County.  

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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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Farmer’s Market Cookbook Sale Saturday Aug. 18th

Attention all cooks and food lovers!

The Friends of the Hudson Area Library announce a special cookbook sale at the new book tent at the Hudson Farmers Market this Saturday, August 18th. This one-time-only event, from 10:00am until 1:00 pm, will offer a large and eclectic collection of vintage, new and used cookbooks in many categories, including gourmet, children’s, quick meals and menus, books on canning, preserving, summer barbecues and grilling, and ethnic cuisine. There will be hundreds of titles and food groups to choose from, including soups, appetizers, meats, vegetables, desserts and more! All books will be offered at low discount prices for this special sale. Cookbooks make great gifts for the cooks, food lovers or cooks-to-be in your life… you are sure to find something for everyone under the tent this Saturday! Continue reading

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