We are open by appointment for in-person services including computer use and printing, browsing of the collection, copying and faxing, and materials pickup (entrance hallway and curbside). We also offer a variety of virtual programs for all ages and access to digital resources. Continue reading
Program Description: Celebrate Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month by joining the teaching artists of Ajna Dance Company for a live introduction to Indian dance, a video presentation of a spectacular Ajna performance, and an interactive Bollywood and Bhangra dance lesson catered to families — adults, children and teens.
Date/Time: Tuesday, May 18, 6pm
To register and receive the Zoom login link, email email@example.com or call 518-828-1792 x101
Program Description: This in-person program, led by Antonia Estela Pérez of Herban Cura, will focus on the growth and use of medicinal plants found in the Northeast, with the goal of building mutually regenerative relationships for our survival. Throughout the event, participants of all ages will have a chance to taste herbs and deepen their awareness of their own body systems, while considering the important role of plants as preventative, accessible, and sustainable medicine. Masks and social distancing will be required. If you are not feeling well, please stay home.
Date/Time: Wednesday, May 26, at 6pm
To register for this program, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 518-828-1792 x101
The River City Garden is located at 59 N. Front St, Hudson, NY 12534
This program is a Library of Local event. Library of Local is a new initiative from Lifeboats HV and the Mid-Hudson Library System that offers library patrons in the Hudson Valley a collection of books, tools, and other resources that foster local self-sufficiency and community resilience.
The River City Garden is an intergenerational and multicultural public garden. Learn more at https://www.kitesnest.org/river-city-garden.
Program Description: These virtual cooking classes, and free meal kits, are available for children 18 and under with at least one parent or guardian. Meal kits will be available for local pick-up at Rolling Grocer 19 (62 S. 2nd St. Hudson, NY 12534).
First meal kit pick-up on Thursday, May 13, 5:30-6:30pm.
First virtual cooking class on Friday, May 14, 5-6pm.
All meal kit pick-ups available on Thursdays, 5:30-6:30pm.
All classes take place on Fridays, 5-6pm.
Registration: Email email@example.com for more information and Zoom link.
This program is provided by The Sylvia Center, with support from Rolling Grocer 19, Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation, and the Hudson Area Library.
This spring, we are distributing special giveaway bags for kids ages birth to 5 and their parents each month. Every bag will include books, crafts, and activities to help encourage early literacy skills development in fun and meaningful ways. We will also hold a raffle each month for gift certificates to local businesses for participating families. We have a limited supply of bags! To reserve a bag and schedule a pickup date/time, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 518-828-1792 x101. The May bag will feature books, crafts, and activities celebrating Mother’s Day, Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month, and having fun in the kitchen!
This project is supported by a mini-grant from Talk Read Sing Columbia, spreading the message that Talking is Teaching so every young child in Columbia County has the opportunity to thrive.
Program Description: Freelance IT consultant and educator, Pam Doran, leads this series of tech labs on Zoom.
Date/Time: Select Thursdays at 5:45pm on Zoom
- April 29: Advanced Zoom
- May 13: Google Drive
- May 20: Library Apps (Libby, Kanopy & More)
- May 27: Google Search Tips
- June 3: iPhone Tips & Tricks
Ages: All ages welcome.
Register: Email email@example.com to register
This program is offered in collaboration with Claverack Free Library, Hudson Area Library, Philmont Public Library and Roeliff Jansen Community Library.
Program Description: Nationally Certified Career Services Provider, Beth Gordon, will work with you one-on-one to re-fresh your resume or brush up on your interview skills to land that next job.
Date/Time: Beth is available by appointment for one-one-one sessions offered at a safe distance by telephone, Skype, Zoom, or FaceTime.
Registration: Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 518-828-1792 x101 to schedule a one-on-one appointment. Residents of the Roeliff Jansen Community Library service area or surrounding area can email email@example.com or call 518-325-4101.
Program Description: The Hudson Area Library Book Group, which reads a mixture of fiction and non-fiction, will read The Dutch House by Ann Patchett for this month’s virtual meeting and discussion. All are welcome.
Date/Time: Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at 5pm
Register: Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 518-828-1792 x101
Program Description: The Hudson Area Library Nonfiction Book Group will read All You Can Ever Know by Nicole Chung for this month’s meeting and discussion.
Date/Time: Monday, May 24, 6-7:30pm Via Zoom.
Register: Email Mark Orton, Library Board President and facilitator of the book group, at email@example.com or call 518-828-1792 x101 for Zoom link.
The Non-Fiction Book Group meets each month Mondays, 6-7:30pm on Zoom. The group is facilitated by library Board President, Mark Orton. For more information on the Non-Fiction Book Group, and to see previous book selections, visit their page. Continue reading