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Portrait of Moses Levy

Leisler Institute Talk: Jewish Commercial Activities in Colonial New York

Program Description: The library and the Jacob Leisler Institute for the Study of Early New York History present To Trade, Traffique, Buy & Sell as the Rest of the Inhabitants’: Jewish Commercial and Communal Activities in Colonial New York, a talk by Noah Gelfand. The talk explores the economic and religious endeavors of New York’s …

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21st Annual Ghostly Gallop

Ghostly Gallop 2021

Program Description: 2021’s Ghostly Gallop 5K will be another virtual race! Participants can register online at ghostlygallop.info, then run or walk a 5K between October 16 and 31, and submit their time on the Ghostly Gallop website. The fastest men and women runners will receive a Cranna Cup, the traditional trophy for the race’s top …

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Behind the Camera: American Women Photographers Who Shaped How We See the World

Program Description: Join Maria Ausherman and Fontaine Dunn for a presentation based on their newly published book “Behind the Camera: American Women Photographers Who Shaped How We See the World.” Date/Time: Wednesday, October 3, 6:00pm. Seating is limited for this in-person program, so we encourage you to reserve a seat by emailing programs@hudsonarealibrary.org or calling …

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Kelley Drahushuk at the Cedar Park Cemetary

Tales from Hudson’s Crypts: The Tour

Program Description: Kelley Drahushuk leads her annual tour of Cedar Park Cemetery for the 5th year- join us for 2021’s Tales from Hudson’s Crypts: The Tour.  Date/Time: Sunday, October 24, 12-1:30pm (RAIN DATE: Saturday, October 30, 12-1:30pm). Registration: Email brenda.shufelt@hudsonarealibrary.org or call 518-828-1792 x106. Participation is limited to 18 participants and is on a first …

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Sound Circle: Deep Listening Workshops

Program Description: Are you hearing or are you listening? In this drop-in workshop, Sarah Van Buren will facilitate an exploration of Deep Listening and related sound and movement practices, for adults and teens. Date/Time: Wednesdays, October 27, November 3, and November 10, 6:00pm-8:00pm. Registration: Workshops are free, drop-in, first-come, first-served, and will take place inside the …

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An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States, Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

Non-Fiction Book Group October Meeting

          Program Description: The Non-Fiction Book Group will read and discuss An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States by Roxane Dunbar-Ortiz at its October meeting. Date/Time: Monday, October 25, 6-7:30pm via Zoom. Registration: Email Mark Orton, Library Board President and facilitator of the book group, at morton@hudsonarealibrary.org or call 518-828-1792 …

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The Book of Two Ways by Jodi Picoult

HAL Book Club October Meeting

          Program Description: The Hudson Area Library Book Group, which reads a mixture of fiction and non-fiction, will read The Book of Two Ways by Jodi Picoult 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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Book and Bake Sale

Program Description: The Friends of the Hudson Area Library’s upcoming Book and Bake Sale will include books for all ages, CDs, DVDs, and more. Homemade desserts and treats from the Friends will also be available for sale. All proceeds will benefit the Friends, who support library collections and programming. Social distancing and masks will be …

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