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RESCHEDULED: Local History Speakers Series Event

UPDATE: Out of concern for the well-being of our community, all Hudson Area Library programs, classes, group meetings, and events are currently suspended. For information on precautions to stay healthy, for links to government websites with the latest news on Covid-19, and for links to our library online resources visit this link. Purchase of Manhattan Island from …

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Fundraiser: Lecture on Historical Significance of Impeachment in the U.S.

Program Description: Author and historian, Dr. Christopher Leahy, will deliver an overview of the historical significance of impeachment in the United States – its historical basis, constitutional significance, and the impeachment process. Additionally, Dr. Leahy will share details from his forthcoming book – President Without a Party: The Life of John Tyler – on the …

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Starting from Seed: An Afternoon with Margaret Roach

TODAY! Saturday January 31, 2015, 3-5pm @ 360 Warren Street Want to grow your best vegetable and herb garden ever? It all starts with seeds and choosing the right varieties from sources that match your garden conditions.  Join garden expert Margaret Roach, originator of the oft-praised website A Way to Garden (awaytogarden.com), on Saturday, January …

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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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Black Child Saving Along the Hudson: A Discussion With Author Geoff Ward, August 8 from 7:00-8:30pm

Join us for a discussion facilitated by the Prison Public Memory Project and the Hudson Area Library, titled “Black Child Saving Along the Hudson: The New York Movement, 1930-1980.” This lecture will be led by Geoff Ward, the author of The Black Child Savers: Racial Democracy and Juvenile Justice and Associate Professor of Criminology, Law …

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