poetry

Living Poetry at the Library: A Collaboration with Fence and The Home School

Program Description: In collaboration with Fence and The Home School, we are pleased to host Living Poetry at the Library. Poets reading include Tess Brown-Lavoie, whose Lite Year won the Fence Modern Poets Series prize; Edgar Garcia, a Neubauer Family Assistant Professor at the University of Chicago; and Ariana Reines whose books of poetry include The Cow, Coeur de Lion, and Mercury. Time/Date: …

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Video Poems Workshop for Teens

Youth ages 12+ are invited to participate in a free videomaking workshop presented by Spark Media Project on Saturday, August 13 from 12-4pm in the library’s Community Room. In the Video Poems workshop, youth will discuss poetry and the imagery it invokes, write an original poem and learn to interpret one of their own favorites. …

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Final Multicultural Adventures Program of 2014!

The Multicultural Adventures program with Operation Unite wraps up this week with a multicultural celebration! Join us as we explore different countries and cultures through music, dance, stories, crafts, and other fun activities! The final program will includes a picture craft from Bangladesh, henna hand art from India, music and dance from Turkey, and poetry, …

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Spring Break Activities in the Children’s Room

During the Hudson City School District’s Spring Break, the Children’s Room will offer special programming each day as well as our regularly scheduled programming. We hope you’ll join us! All ages welcome! Tuesday Poetry & Songs en Espanol Tuesday, April 15, 12pm-2pm Will Pflaum, of Hudson’s new homeschool group HATCH, will translate an old Spanish …

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Calling All Kids to Participate in National Poetry Month by Reciting Your Favorite Poem!

The Friends of the Hudson Area Library proudly presents a Poetry Reciting Contest for Kids (ages 6 to 12) judged by local author, Rebecca Wolff. Rebecca Wolf is a published poet and editor for Fence Magazine and Fence Books.  In continued support of children’s literacy, The Friends of the Hudson Area Library is supporting this event …

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Free Poetry Workshop Series in April with Rebecca Wolff

Presented by The Friends of the Hudson Area Library in honor of National Poetry Month Calling all Poets! Come out of hibernation, step forth into spring, and get creative! Rebecca Wolff, published author, poet and editor for Fence, will lead this free, four-week poetry workshop series. The Poetry Workshop will meet for four consecutive Saturdays, …

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New Local Author Titles Now Available

          The Friends of the Hudson Area Library announce the purchase of eighteen new titles from local authors and artists, including works of fiction, non-fiction, short stories, poetry, mysteries, cooking and more. Included in this new collection are books from notable are authors, such as award-winning John Ashbery, Lydia Davis, Rebecca Wolff, …

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