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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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

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: 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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