programs

Animation Saturdays!

Program Description: Sarah Timberlake Taylor, The Art Effect’s award-winning animation instructor, will visit the Hudson Area Library this fall to lead a series of dynamic, experimental animation workshops, with opportunities for both young adults and adults. Date/Time: Saturday, October 9: Digital Animation, 12pm – 4pm, for ages 10-14. Get animated on iPads using apps like …

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Book-Themed Art Contest!

Do you love books AND art? The inaugural Hudson Area Library Book-Themed Art Contest will be right up your alley! Create a piece of art inspired by a book of your choosing and drop if off at the library by October 31 to have your art featured in the library and on the library’s social …

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Listening Party and Community Conversation: The History and Future of Housing in Hudson and Catskill

Program Description: Join the Hudson Area Library and Oral History Summer School for a community listening party on the history and future of housing in Hudson as lived, felt and envisioned by area residents and local organizers. Between short housing-related narratives excerpted from the Community Library of Voice and Sound, three community members will introduce …

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Pumpkin Painting with Ms. Kathy!

Program Description: Have fun painting and decorating your own pumpkin with the help of Ms. Kathy! Date/Time: Wednesday, October 20, 4:00 – 6:00pm Location: Hudson Area Library Community Room Space is limited. To register, email youth@hudsonarealibrary.org or call 518-828-1792 x101. Masks will be required for all participants over the age of two.

Sound Circle: Deep Listening Workshops

Program Description: Are you hearing or are you listening? In this drop-in workshop, Sarah Van Buren will facilitate an exploration of Deep Listening and adjacent sound and movement practices, for adults and teens. Date/Time: Wednesdays, October 27, November 3, and November 10, 6:00pm-8:00pm. Registration: Workshops are free, drop-in, first-come, first-served, and will take place inside the …

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Let the Record Show: Author Talk

Program Description: Sarah Schulman is a novelist, playwright, screenwriter, nonfiction writer, and AIDS historian. Join her as she reads excerpts from her 20th book, Let the Record Show: A Political History of ACT UP, New York 1987-1993. She will be joined in conversation with veteran activist and journalist, Jay Blotcher. Jay was ACT UP New …

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