Program Description: In conjunction with the City of Hudson Senior Center, we bring you Creative Writing with Maureen McNeil. This extended class, made possible in part by funds from mid-Hudson Library System, will run all through the fall and will focus on discovering the power of the inner self through the practice of daily writing. Students will explore memories, sensory observation, dreams, autobiography, fiction, and poetry and will share a selection of their work. All levels of writers are welcome. A zine of student work will be available at the library and on the library’s website.
Date/Time: Thursdays 2:30-4:00pm Beginning September 20. A final celebration of student writing will be held in the library on December 13.
This past September and October, we offered the second semester of our Creative Writing for Seniors class, taught by author, artist, educator, and social activist, Maureen McNeil. This class was offered in collaboration with the City of Hudson Senior Center and is made possible in part by funds from Mid-Hudson Library System. We’ve put the results of that class together into a zine, which you can enjoy by clicking here. This class has been very popular and will be offered again in Spring 2018. To be on the mailing list for more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our fall class series are open for registration and patrons are rushing in to register! Classes are filling up so don’t forget to call, email or visit to register soon!
Adult Spanish Beginners & Intermediate Classes with Sonia Cintron, Tuesdays 5:30 – 6:30pm, 6:45 – 7:45pm. Filled; wait list only. Bengali Bandhan with MD Gazi, Wednesdays 5-6pm. Space available. Minecraft Club with Paul Tombrello, Wednesdays, 3:30 – 5pm.Filled; wait list only. Creating with Code: Teen Coding with Alyssa Panetta, Thursdays 3:45 – 5:45pm. Space available. Creative Writing for Seniors with Maureen McNeil, Thursdays, 2:30 – 4pm. Space available. Humanities NY Reading & Discussion Series: Muslim Journeys with Karuna Foudriat, Mondays 6 – 8pm Filled; wait list only. Ballroom Dance with Andrew Resto, Tuesdays, 3 – 4pm & Fridays 7 – 7pm. Space available. Healthy Living Series: Balance Workshop with Paul Spector, Saturdays 2 – 3pm. Filled; wait list only.
To register call (518) 828-1792 x101, email email@example.com, or visit the main desk of the library.
The library and the City of Hudson Senior Center present Creative Writing for Seniors, a 4-week creative writing class for seniors beginning Thursday, March 23 from 4 – 5:30pm.
This free class is taught by author, artist, educator, and social activist Maureen McNeil. McNeil has created writing programs for NYC public school students, US prisoners, seniors, veterans, and families of 9/11 victims. She believes that everyone’s story is needed to help solve the problems of the world. Continue reading →
We are pleased to collaborate with the City of Hudson Senior Center for the first in a Healthy Living series, “Balance Workshop for Seniors”, Wednesday, April 12, 5 – 6:30pm in the Senior Center; which is wheelchair accessible.
Balance is an essential part of all movement, at every level: dance, athletics, biking, boating, hiking, and plain old walking. Like all other capacities, the “use it or lose it” maxim holds true for balance. There are many reasons why our balance deteriorates with age. But the principal cause is lifestyle. Most adults don’t do much to challenge their balance skills. So those skills atrophy. Continue reading →
Check out our upcoming computer class offerings and sign up today by calling 518-828-1792 or drop by the library office.
Date: Saturday, June 20, 2015
Learn how to create, format, save, and print documents. The class will also cover how to check for spelling and grammar, how to incorporate images and personalize a document, and a brief introduction to the use of templates.
Facebook for Beginners
Date: Saturday, June 27, 2015
Learn how to set-up a Facebook account, manage the privacy and use settings, and locate family and friends online.
Join us Wednesday, September 14th from 6-8pm for a free seminar presented by James Farnham, MBA, MS, to learn how the new health care reform affects your Medicare coverage. Navigating through Medicare can be overwhelming and making wrong choices could cost you. This free workshop will help you to have a better understanding of Medicare, so you can make good decisions concerning your health insurance coverage.