Programs

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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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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The Great Give Back: Working Together to Support Cancer Patients in Columbia County

As part of the Great Give Back this fall, libraries all over New York State will be connecting patrons with opportunities to help their neighbors through donation drives, environmental clean-up events, and other community service projects. This year, the Columbia County Libraries Association is partnering with Our Community Cares Columbia County to collect and distribute …

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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 youth@hudsonarealibrary.org or call 518-828-1792 x101. Masks will be required for all participants over the age of two.

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 adjacent 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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Let the Record Show: Author Talk

Program Description: Sarah Schulman is a novelist, playwright, screenwriter, nonfiction writer, and AIDS historian. Join her as she reads excerpts from her 20th book, Let the Record Show: A Political History of ACT UP, New York 1987-1993. She will be joined in conversation with veteran activist and journalist, Jay Blotcher. Jay was ACT UP New …

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