Program Description: Living Poetry at the Library with poets Mahogany L. Browne and Jive Poetic is an evening of poetry, prose, and performance. A discussion and reception follows the reading, allowing audience members to share their reactions, and to interact with the poets and each other.
Spark your creativity with digital media workshops at the Hudson Area Library!
Our friends from Spark Media Project will be offering two free workshops at the library this summer – one a live-action, narrative videomaking workshop for teens, the other a stop-motion animation workshop for kids. Both workshops are free. Space is limited and registration is required. To register contact Spark Media Project at 845-485-4480.
Mini Movies Dates: Saturday, July 18, 1-5pm Ages: 13-18 In this workshop, youth will learn the entire process of filmmaking including scripting, cinematography, and editing their own narrative short films.
Animation Mania Dates: Wednesdays, July 29 through August 19, 4-6pm Ages: 7-12 In this workshop, youth will learn the art of stop-motion animation to create a short animated video. Participants will write the story, create the backgrounds and characters, use animation software, and record voiceovers and sound effects.
Spark Media Project’s Mobile Media Lab is funded by NYSCA and the New York REDC.
In partnership with New York State, the American Red Cross will be offering a free Citizen Preparedness Corps training session titled Prepare, Respond, Recover: What to do When Disaster Strikes on Tuesday, November 18 from 6-8pm at the library. A trained representative from the American Red Cross will conduct a session of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Citizen Preparedness Corps Training Program. The program lasts approximately two hours, and gives a comprehensive overview on how to prepare for natural and man-made disasters, and how to respond to and recover from them.
This program is free and open to the public. Registration is appreciated. Please call the library at 518-828-1792 to register. Continue reading →