Animation Saturdays!

Program Description: Sarah Timberlake Taylor, The Art Effect’s award-winning animation instructor, will visit the Hudson Area Library this fall to lead a series of dynamic, experimental animation workshops, with opportunities for both young adults and adults. Date/Time: Saturday, October 9: Digital Animation, 12pm – 4pm, for ages 10-14. Get animated on iPads using apps like …

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Book-Themed Art Contest!

Do you love books AND art? The inaugural Hudson Area Library Book-Themed Art Contest will be right up your alley! Create a piece of art inspired by a book of your choosing and drop if off at the library by October 31 to have your art featured in the library and on the library’s social …

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Pumpkin Painting with Ms. Kathy!

Program Description: Have fun painting and decorating your own pumpkin with the help of Ms. Kathy! Date/Time: Wednesday, October 20, 4:00 – 6:00pm Location: Hudson Area Library Community Room Space is limited. To register, email or call 518-828-1792 x101. Masks will be required for all participants over the age of two.

21st Annual Ghostly Gallop

Ghostly Gallop 2021

Program Description: 2021’s Ghostly Gallop 5K will be another virtual race! Participants can register online at, 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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Hudson Area Library’s Tween/Teen Advisory Council (HAL TAC) October Meeting

Program Description: The Hudson Area Library’s Tween/Teen Advisory Council (HAL TAC) is made up of youth (ages 9-18) who take on leadership roles in creating and hosting library events and workshops for their peers and participating in community events representing the library. Contact for information on attending the Council’s monthly meetings. Date/Time: Tuesday, October 19, …

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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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