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Author Talk With Award-winning Author Kwame Alexander

On Friday, May 6 at 3:30pm join us in welcoming Kwame Alexander, author of The Crossover (winner of the Newbery Medal and Coretta Scott King award) and Booked to the Hudson Area Library. Kwame Alexander is known for his signature blend of fast-paced verse combined with sports lingo and rhythmic raps, with which he creates …

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Fight the Winter Blues!

Let’s face it. February can be gloomy. It’s the time when we all think winter is dragging on for way too long and, at the same time, we’re seeing that glimmer of spring…just out of reach. Time for a party! Join us at Café Le Perche Thursday, February 5, from 6pm-8pm for a get-together with …

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Join us for the Steamboats on the Hudson Talk by Peter Stott

Floating palaces. That’s what they were called. They were modern, elegant, and F-A-S-T. For almost a quarter of a century, there were more than 100 steamboats traveling up and down the Hudson River. Commercial steamboat travel was instrumental in establishing the wealth and power of riverfront communities. And steamboat captains were the lords of their …

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Hudson Children’s Book Festival Author Spotlight: Ellen Jensen Abbott

Hudson Children’s Book Festival author Ellen Jensen Abbott writes about her library experiences: A Writer’s Library There are many perks to being a teacher: the excitement and energy of working with youth; spending time reading and discussing great works of literature; spring break. But one of the perks has been central to my growth as a writer. …

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Hudson Children’s Book Festival Author Spotlight: Lesa Cline-Ransome

Hudson Children’s Book Festival author Lesa Cline-Ransome writes about her library experiences: On Main Street, right smack in the heart of Malden Square, sat our town library. As a child, I was a frequent flier, visiting right after school and on weekends.  I loved the smell of wood and glue and paper almost as much …

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