The shelves and furniture have been installed. Tech installation is underway and the physical move begins tomorrow, Saturday, April 2. We will close our doors at 400 State Street at 5pm on Friday, April 1 and open in our brand new location on Saturday, April 9.
While we are closed, items may be returned in the curbside book return at 400 State Street, or better yet return your items on Saturday, April 9 when we reopen in our new home!
MARK YOUR CALENDARS
COME FOR THE RIBBON CUTTING!
10am, Saturday, April 9
51 N. 5th Street
We are pleased, proud and excited. We hope everyone in the entire community comes out to share in this great accomplishment!
The Hudson Area Library is pleased and excited to announce that the last day for business at the current address will be Friday, April 1. On Saturday, April 2, movers will begin packing up books in anticipation of the move to their new quarters in the former Hudson Armory. It is anticipated that the move itself will take about a week.
“It’s wonderful to finally realize all our plans,” said Board President Mark Orton. “It seems like we’ve been working on this forever. Now it’s just a few weeks until we’ll be situated in a whole new space.”
There will be an opening ceremony on Saturday, April 9 beginning at 10am in front of the new Library. In recognition of the Armory’s original tenants in 1898 – the 23rd Separate [Infantry] Company, a military contingent will present colors. The High School Band is expected to play and several dignitaries will participate. The conclusion will be a Ribbon Cutting after which everyone is invited into the Library. Also open to the public will be the third floor facilities occupied by Perfect Ten After School and the Senior Center on the second floor.
“We want everyone to come and join in this wonderful celebration,” Orton continued. “This Library is for the entire community. Once those doors open, the public will see what a great show place this is, and a wonderful source of civic pride. After all the planning, we’re eager to share the result.”
The Ribbon Cutting will take place outside the new Library, 51 North 5th Street, on Saturday, April 9 beginning at 10am.