Services

Spring Virtual Story Hours

  Program Description: Join Abby Lappen (Tuesdays), Pamela Badila (Wednesdays), and Christa Shook (Thursdays) for fun with stories, songs, games, and crafts to develop literacy skills and inspire a love of reading, singing, and storytelling. To register for these virtual children’s programs, click here. Date/Time: Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays, 10-11am  

Listen to Free Audiobooks This Summer with SYNC

From April 29 to August 4, 2021, teens 13 and older can download two free audiobooks per week with a common theme using the free Sora app from OverDrive. For more information, and for any questions about this program, please visit https://www.audiofilemagazine.com/sync/.

New Digital Resource: hoopla

We are proud to introduce hoopla to our digital resources collection! With hoopla and your Hudson Area Library card, you can borrow e-books, audiobooks, television shows, movies, e-comics, and music. Hoopla allows you to instantly borrow up to 5 titles each month, with no waitlists or late fees to worry about. Access the hoopla collection …

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Online Resources

While our doors are temporarily closed, we encourage you to take advantage of some of the diverse online resources available for learning, connection, and engagement. In addition to our virtual programming, we also offer a variety of resources for library cardholders, including OverDrive for ebooks and e-audiobooks, Kanopy for streaming video, RBDigital for digital magazines, …

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Kanopy – video streaming service!

UPDATE (10/23/20): New access link for all Hudson, Greenport, and Stockport residents: https://hudsonarealibrary.kanopy.com/. We’ve had to limit the play credits to 5 per month to keep us within our collections budget. We hope you enjoy access to this resource! ORIGINAL POST 11/05/19): The popular on-demand film streaming service Kanopy is now available for all library …

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Universal Class – lifelong learning courses online!

Universal Class offers lifelong learning courses online in over 30 subject areas. More than 500 courses are available, and all are designed and led by professional instructors to build deeper understanding and mastery of subject matter. You can take multiple classes and learn at your own pace. Many of the courses offer continuing education units …

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Help with Job Search at the Library

Program Description: Whether you are writing a resume for the first time or just need a professional eye to fine tune an existing one, the library has ongoing free one-on-one Job Search Help weekly and by appointment. Date/Time: Every Friday 10am – 1pm & by appointment. Registration: To make an appointment call 518-828-1792 x101, email programs@hudsonarealibrary.org, or stop …

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Parents, Caregivers & Students: Afterschool Bus Service for the Hudson Area!

There is an afterschool bus service for the Hudson area that stops at many of our youth’s favorite places: The Hudson Area Library, Perfect Ten Hudson, Hudson Youth Center, Greater Hudson Promise Neighborhood, Youth Clubhouse of Columbia-Greene Counties, Kite’s Nest. We thank all the people who made this important service for our youth happen. To …

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