Arts Walk Weekend with the Friends of the Hudson Area Library!

The Friends of the Hudson Area Library announces its special two-day Art Book Sale to be held on Friday, October 5th and Saturday, October 6th. This unique sale will take place at the Hudson Area Library Book Sale Room on Friday from 1pm until 4pm, and on Saturday from 10am until 3pm. The sale features a large selection of both hard and soft cover books on art, graphic design, photography, industrial design, architecture, and interior design, as well as many books on art history, artist’s monographs, crafts, techniques and artists biographies. All books will be offered at low discount prices for this special sale. Art books also make great gifts for the artists or enthusiasts on your holiday list, so be sure to not miss this wonderful opportunity to purchase great books at great prices!

“Open Book” by Daniel Region, archival inkjet print, 12’x9’

Also this weekend, check out “Open Book, an Open Photographic Exhibition”, on exhibit at the Library during open hours. Presented by the Friends of the Hudson Area Library and the Columbia County Photo Club, this exhibit features the work of sixteen members of the Columbia County Photo Club. Among the exhibited photographs are landscapes, flora, book studies and other still lifes by: Paul Abitabile, Bridget Arnold, C.C.Bailey, Ken Bovat, Ralph Gargone, J. Pierre Gontier, Deirdre Haber Malfatto, Thomas Holleufer, Joan Lezette-Miller, Peter Marotta, Marie (Beth) Meehan, Daniel Region, Vel Riberto, Doug Stalker, Sarah Sterling and Patricia Williams. The photographs are located in the computer room on the first floor of the library and along the hallway of the second floor of the library. All photographs are for individual purchase at the Library and a portion of the proceeds will benefit the Friends of the Hudson Area Library. For more information click here.

This weekend there will also be a special cook book sale at the Chili Cook-off at the Hudson Waterfront Park Saturday, October 6th from 11 to 4pm. This one-time only event will offer a large and eclectic collection of vintage, new and gently-used cookbooks in many categories, including gourmet, children’s, quick meals and menus, as well as books on fall and winter dishes, holiday entertaining and more. For more information click here.

In addition to the special Art Book Sale, the Book Sale Room, located at 400 State Street, will also offer thousands of other books in over forty categories, including travel, gardening, classics, literature, autobiography, fiction, humor, mystery, self-help, science, and history, as well as hundreds of children’s books and much more. Our inventory is the largest in the area, with new books always being added to the shelves. Movies, audio books and music are also available for purchase, all priced to sell. The Book Sale Room is now open every Saturday this fall from 10am until 1pm. Call the Hudson Area Library at 518.828.1792 or visit the website at for more information.

The Friends of the Hudson Area Library is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization and proceeds from its fundraising go to the library for the acquisition of books and other media and for the development and delivery of the Library’s services to the community.