Adults

HAL Book Club January Meeting

Date/Time: Wednesday, January 26, 2022 at 5pm Program Description: The Hudson Area Library Book Group, which reads a mixture of fiction and non-fiction, will read The Midnight Library by Matt Haig 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 …

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Adult Spanish Classes: Complete Beginners and Advanced/Intermediate

Learn to express yourself in real life situations and develop Spanish language skills for work, travel, or just for fun! Lessons include grammar and vocabulary as well as an introduction to arts and culture from different countries. This free program emphasizes conversational Spanish skills in fun and friendly classes for both “Complete Beginners” and “Advanced/Intermediate” …

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Webinar: Eating Well on a Budget

Are you looking to eat well in 2022 but want to stay within your budget? Join nutrition educator Megan M. Dhanabala of SNAP-Ed New York and Cornell Cooperative Extension for tips and tricks to help you to make small changes that make a big difference. Date/Time: Thursday, February 10, 5:30 – 6:30pm Location: held virtually …

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History Webinar: Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow

Based on the New-York Historical Society’s 2018-19 exhibition, this virtual presentation explores Black Americans’ struggle for equality under the law from 1865 through World War I. Learn about both Southern and Northern roles in this dark chapter of our history as well as Black New Yorkers’ organizing and community-building in the face of discrimination. Date/Time: …

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Photos of the Green family. J.R. Green is wearing his WWI uniform. The other photos are his wife Ruth Green and their three children. Photo found in trunk at 433 State Street, Hudson, NY. Image from Hudson Area Library’s BLACC Oral History Project Collection.

History of the Black Community in Hudson: A Discussion of the Black Legacy Association of Columbia County (BLACC) Oral History Project

Join Library Director Emily Chameides, Senior Policy Advisor of Hudson Catskill Housing Coalition Quintin Cross, and founder/executive director of Black Entrepreneur Market, Tiffany Garriga, for an evening celebrating the launch of the website dedicated to the Black Legacy Association of Columbia County (BLACC) Oral History Project Collection. This collection of local oral histories, images, and …

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