Adults

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 x101.

Listening Party and Community Conversation: The History and Future of Housing in Hudson and Catskill

Program Description: Join the Hudson Area Library and Oral History Summer School for a community listening party on the history and future of housing in Hudson as lived, felt and envisioned by area residents and local organizers. Between short housing-related narratives excerpted from the Community Library of Voice and Sound, three community members will introduce …

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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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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 13, 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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Tony Kieraldo’s “Hudson Ragtime Piano Suite” Album Launch

Program Description: Hudson Hall, in partnership with the Hudson Area Library, presents the launch of international recording artist, pianist, musical director, and composer Tony Kieraldo’s new album, Hudson Ragtime Piano Suite with a concert in Hudson Hall’s historic 1855 theater. Peppered with fascinating, personal, and oftentimes hilarious stories from residents and historians, Kieraldo takes us …

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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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Creative Writing with Maureen McNeil: Fall Session

Description: The virtual, six-week Creative Writing Workshop is designed for participants of all levels, ages and backgrounds. Participants will be asked to share one page of writing each week: fiction, nonfiction, a journal entry or poetry. Writing assignments will focus on practicing innate storytelling skills such using our five senses, imagination, memory, emotions and intuition. …

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