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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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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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American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins

HAL Book Group October Meeting

Program Description: The Hudson Area Library Book Group, which reads a mixture of fiction and non-fiction, will read American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins 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 distancing are required.  Date/Time: Wednesday, October 27, 2021 …

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National Voter Registration Day

Program Description: According to U.S. Census data from 2020, as many as 1 in 4 eligible Americans are not registered to vote. National Voter Registration Day is a nonpartisan civic holiday celebrating our democracy, and since its inception in 2012, nearly 4.5 million voters have registered to vote on the holiday! The Hudson Area Library …

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