Non-Fiction Book Group Celebrates Dolly Parton


Program Description: In honor of Dolly Parton’s 75th birthday, explore non-fiction works (books, films, podcasts, interviews) about Dolly Parton’s life and career. A list of potential titles and a special Spotify playlist of 75 Dolly Parton songs is available on the Non-Fiction Book Club page of our website.

Date/Time: Monday, January 25, 6pm via Zoom

Register: Email Mark Orton, Library Board President and facilitator of the book group, at morton@hudsonarealibrary.org or call 518-828-1792 x101 for Zoom link.

Library Closed Monday – Martin Luther King Jr.

We are closed Monday, January 18 in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Several e-resources about King and the Civil Rights Movement are available to borrow with your library card via OverDrive, hoopla, and kanopy.

The Martin Luther King Jr. Research and Education Institute at Stanford University is holding a four-day, free, virtual documentary film festival which can be accessed via their website.

Virtual Library Time with Ms. Kathy

Program Description: For many children, and their parents/caregivers too, “library time” means a visit with Ms. Kathy. While we can’t all visit in person just yet, children and families are invited to join Ms. Kathy on Wednesday afternoons via Zoom to catch up, enjoy some books, and get creative. We are also scheduling one-on-one visits with Ms. Kathy Tuesday, Thursday and Friday afternoons.

To register for the virtual drop-in sessions, click here. To register for an in-person visit, email youth@hudsonarealibrary.org.

Date/Time: Wednesdays, 3:30pm (virtual); Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday afternoons (virtual or in person by appointment)

Winter Virtual Story Hours

 

Program Description: Join Abby Lappen (Tuesdays), Pamela Badila (Wednesdays), and Christa Shook (Thursdays) for fun with stories, songs, games, and crafts to develop literacy skills and inspire a love of reading, singing, and storytelling.

To register for these virtual children’s programs, click here.

Date/Time: Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays, 10-11am

 

Adult Spanish – Advanced Beginners and Intermediate

Program Description: Profesora Sonia Cintron teaches students to express themselves in Spanish in real-life situations and to develop Spanish language skills for work, travel, or just for fun! This program emphasizes conversational Spanish skills in a fun & friendly class.

Time/Date: Tuesdays, January 12 – March 16. Advanced Beginner: 5:30-6:30pm. Intermediate: 6:30-7:30pm.

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Bats! with Robyn Niver

Program Description: Robyn Niver, bat biologist and the USFWS Northeast Region’s bat specialist for the Indiana bat and northern long-eared bat, will walk us through why bats are threatened, what we can do to help and help put to rest some misleading bat hype.

Date/Time: Thursday, January 14, 6pm via Zoom (login info below)

Ages: Geared towards adults and teens, but all ages are welcome.

This program is brought to you in collaboration with Claverack Free Library, Hudson Area Library, Philmont Public Library and Roeliff Jansen Community Library.
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Columbia County Photography Club Exhibit

Photograph of climbers on Mont Blanc in Chamonix France

Mont Blanc, Chamonix, France by Teresa Ribadeneyra

Program Description: The Columbia County Photography Club’s 9th annual exhibit at the Hudson Area Library features 20 works by 11 members. All photographs are available for purchase, ranging in price from $50-$150, with proceeds to support the Friends of the Hudson Area Library.

Date/Time: November through mid-December; viewing by appointment during library hours. To view the exhibit, please contact holds@hudsonarealibrary.org or call 518-828-1792 x100 to schedule your visit.

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