Songs and Stories for Winter Warmth

All ages are invited to join singer/songwriter and educator, Abby Lappen, for a family concert of seasonal joy. Winter-themed craft kits will also be available for children to take home. Date/Time: Saturday, December 11, 11am – 12:30pm Location: Hudson Area Library Community Room Registration: Email youth@hudsonarealibrary.org or call 518-828-1792 x101. Space is limited. Masks and …

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Winter Decorations with Ms. Kathy

Help Ms. Kathy turn the library’s Children’s Space into a Winter Wonderland by making a variety of fun and snowy crafts to hang around the room! Date/Time: Wednesday, December 8, 3 – 5pm Location: Hudson Area Library Children’s Space Registration: Email youth@hudsonarealibrary.org or call 518-828-1792 x101. Space is limited. Masks and social distancing will be required for …

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Cosplay Contest & Anime Trivia!

Join us for a Cosplay Contest and Anime Trivia Challenge! There will be games, prizes, and giveaways for all! Costumes are encouraged, but not required. Ages 9 – 18. Free! Date/Time: Wednesday, December 15, 5 – 6:30pm Location: Hudson Area Library Community Room Registration: Email youth@hudsonarealibrary.org or call 518-828-1792 x101. Space is limited. Masks and social distancing will …

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FDR History Series – Pearl Harbor

Program Description: Japan’s surprise attack on Pearl Harbor stunned the American public and galvanized support for the war. This session explores the questions “Should we have been, and could we have been, more prepared.” Date/Time: Monday, December 13, 6:00pm Location: Zoom – Please click here to join the webinar after 5:45pm on December 13. This program …

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Nature and American Art: Highlights from the New-York Historical Society’s Permanent Collection

Experience the natural beauty of the United States through the eyes of artists in New-York Historical’s collection. Discover how an evolving understanding of science and the emergence of early conservation movements shaped the 19th-century work of naturalist John James Audubon and the landscape painters of the Hudson River School. Date/Time: Wednesday, December 15, 6:00-7:15pm Location: …

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December Early Literacy Giveaway Bags

This December, we are distributing special giveaway bags for children ages birth to 5 and their guardians. This month’s bag celebrates the winter season with snowy crafts, activities, and a storybook. Pick-up begins Wednesday, December 8. While supplies last. To register to pick up an early literacy giveaway bag, email youth@hudsonarealibrary.org or call 518-828-1792 x101.

Hudson Area Library’s Tween/Teen Advisory Council (HAL TAC) December Meeting

Program Description: The Hudson Area Library’s Tween/Teen Advisory Council (HAL TAC) is made up of youth (ages 9-18) who take on leadership roles in creating and hosting library events and workshops for their peers and participating in community events representing the library. Contact youth@hudsonarealibrary.org for information on attending the Council’s monthly meetings. Date/Time: Tuesday, December 14, …

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Non-Fiction Book Club December Meeting

Program Description: This month, the Nonfiction book group is hosting their second “Documentarypalooza”. Members are invited to watch a documentary on any interesting subject and bring their opinions and insights to share at the December 20th meeting. Films can be borrowed on DVD from the library, streamed via Kanopy, the library’s free movie platform accessible, or through …

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