Book Signing with Jared Reinmuth, co-author of Big Black: Stand at Attica

Program Description: To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Attica Prison Rebellion of 1971, Big Black: Stand at Attica co-author, Jared Reinmuth, will visit the Hudson Area Library for an author talk and book signing. Big Black: Stand at Attica is an Eisner nominated graphic novel memoir from Frank “Big Black” Smith, a prisoner at Attica State Prison …

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Virtual Spanish Classes: Fall Session

Program Description: Learn to express yourself in real life situations and develop Spanish language skills for work, travel, or just for fun! Lessons include grammar and vocabulary as well as an introduction to arts and culture from different countries. This free program emphasizes conversational Spanish skills in a fun & friendly class. Date/Time of the …

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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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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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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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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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