21st Annual Ghostly Gallop

Ghostly Gallop 2021

Program Description: 2021’s Ghostly Gallop 5K will be another virtual race! Participants can register online at ghostlygallop.info, then run or walk a 5K between October 16 and 31, and submit their time on the Ghostly Gallop website. The fastest men and women runners will receive a Cranna Cup, the traditional trophy for the race’s top …

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Pumpkin Painting with Ms. Kathy!

Program Description: Have fun painting and decorating your own pumpkin with the help of Ms. Kathy! Date/Time: Wednesday, October 20, 4:00 – 6:00pm Location: Hudson Area Library Community Room Space is limited. To register, email youth@hudsonarealibrary.org or call 518-828-1792 x101. Masks will be required for all participants over the age of two.

Listening Party and Community Conversation: The History and Future of Housing in Hudson and Catskill

Program Description: Join the Hudson Area Library and Oral History Summer School for a community listening party on the history and future of housing in Hudson as lived, felt and envisioned by area residents and local organizers. Between short housing-related narratives excerpted from the Community Library of Voice and Sound, three community members will introduce …

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Sound Circle: Deep Listening Workshops

Program Description: Are you hearing or are you listening? In this drop-in workshop, Sarah Van Buren will facilitate an exploration of Deep Listening and adjacent sound and movement practices, for adults and teens. Date/Time: Wednesdays, October 27, November 3, and November 10, 6:00pm-8:00pm. Registration: Workshops are free, drop-in, first-come, first-served, and will take place inside the …

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Book-Themed Art Contest!

Do you love books AND art? The inaugural Hudson Area Library Book-Themed Art Contest will be right up your alley! Create a piece of art inspired by a book of your choosing and drop if off at the library by October 31 to have your art featured in the library and on the library’s social …

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American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins

HAL Book Group October Meeting

Program Description: The Hudson Area Library Book Group, which reads a mixture of fiction and non-fiction, will read American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins for this month’s meeting and discussion.  All are welcome. Meetings take place at the Hudson Area Library, in the Community Room. Masks and social distancing are required.  Date/Time: Wednesday, October 27, 2021 …

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An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States, Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

Non-Fiction Book Group October Meeting

Program Description: The Non-Fiction Book Group will read and discuss An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States by Roxane Dunbar-Ortiz at its October meeting. Date/Time: Monday, October 25, 6-7:30pm via Zoom. Registration: Email Mark Orton, Library Board President and facilitator of the book group, at morton@hudsonarealibrary.org or call 518-828-1792 x101.