Brenda Shufelt

Free One-on-One Job Search Help and Career Development

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 programs@hudsonarealibrary.org or call …

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Library and Leisler Institute Talk on Indigenous Slavery in Colonial New York and New Jersey (Thursday, June 9)

Join us and the Jacob Leisler Institute for the Study of Early New York History for a talk by Linford Fisher titled The Persistence of Indigenous Enslavement in Dutch and English New York and New Jersey. Indigenous peoples played important roles in the histories of Dutch colonialism and the colonies that later became New York …

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Albany-Hudson Electric Trail Exhibition and Talk at the Library (Thursday, May 26)

The Hudson Area Library, in partnership with Columbia Friends of the Electric Trail, presents an exhibit of the interpretative panels along the Electric Trail in Columbia and Rensselaer counties. The exhibition runs through June 30. On Thursday, May 26, 6-7:30pm Matt Kierstead, who provided the documentation and interpretive services for the Electric Trail panels, will …

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Author Talk on Slavery and Resistance in Dutch New York with Andrea Mosterman (Friday, May 20)

The Hudson Area Library History Room, in collaboration with the Jacob Leisler Institute for the Study of Early New York History, presents Spaces of Enslavement: A History of Slavery and Resistance in Dutch New York , an author talk by Andrea Mosterman. A Q & A will follow book discussion and reading by the author …

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The Library and the Leisler Institute Talk on Slavery in New Netherlands (Thursday, April 28)

In collaboration with the Jacob Leisler Institute for the Study of Early New York History we present Reconsidering Slavery in 17th century New Netherland – What do We Know? What Can We Learn?, a talk by Dennis J. Maika Date/Time: Thursday, April 28, 6-7:30pm Location: Virtual via Zoom Registration: To register for the Zoom link …

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The City of Hudson & Its River: Discussion of Excerpts from the Library’s Oral History Collections

Join us for a special History Room on Zoom focused on Hudson’s relation to its eponymous river. A selection of audio and video clips from our Hudson Area Library (HAL) and the Black Legacy Association of Columbia County (BLACC) Oral History Collections, both housed at the library and soon to be available online, will be …

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