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Hudson library events for Feb. 5

Published: February 5, 2017 12:01 AM
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Children can explore science

Children in grades 3 to 5 can explore the future of our energy resources with the Cleveland Museum of Natural History on Feb. 7 at 4:30 p.m. at the Hudson library. Space is limited register now at hudsonlibrary.org. For more information, visit or call the Children's Library at 330-653-6658 ext. 1020.

Entrepreneurship Series: Content Marketing talk

Jessa Hochman, CEO of Citrus Social, a Cleveland content marketing firm, will speak as part of the Hudson Library's Winter/Spring 2017 Entrepreneurship Series on Feb. 7 at 6:30 p.m. Hochman will discuss content marketing with a focus on social media.

Hochman is known for her ability to combine social media marketing and content creation. Specializing in nonprofit and "B to C" businesses, Hochman has acted as a website editor, professional blogger, and has been recognized for her successes in content marketing with a Gold PRSA award and several publishing credits.

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The Entrepreneurship Series is sponsored by the Burton D. Morgan Foundation. Register for this free program at hudsonlibrary.org or call 330-653-6658 ext. 1010.

Art to Go session

The Cleveland Museum of Art comes to the Hudson Library & Historical Society as part of a new interactive art education series for elementary-aged children. Children in grades 2 6 can see and touch real art objects from the museum's collections they learn about different arts around the world each month.

The first session on Feb. 8 at 4:30 p.m. (grades 2 3) and 5:30 p.m. (grades 4 6), will focus on Art from West and Central Africa. Children will be able to see and touch sculpture, textiles and metalwork while learning about the major art-producing regions featured in the museum's permanent collection: Asante, Kuba and Yoruba.

Registration is required. Stop in, call 330-653-6658 ext. 1020 or visit hudsonlibrary.org to sign up.

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Great Reads at the Hudson Library Courtesy of Hudson Garden Club

The Hudson library now has an extensive collection on gardening due to our donations over the decades--all due to the Hudson Home and Garden Tour support. These items are available for all patrons of the Cleveland Public Library system to check out via intra-library loan, so our outreach really does go far. Winter is re-appearing this week - perfect weather to curl up with a good gardening book.

Since 1933, HGC has been purchasing books, magazines and films for the local library as a way to fulfill the club's mission--spreading the knowledge and love of gardening. The additions to the library now number in the hundreds of volumes--all related to gardening. Topics include garden design, how-to manuals, gardening history, famous gardens, books on specific plants, landscaping, pruning, garden essays, photography of flowers, flower arranging, herbs, vegetable gardening and more.

Every year, the club donates about 30 adult and youth books to the Hudson library. HGC also funds gardening magazine subscriptions and videos. When a new book arrives, it is placed on the New Books shelf for six months before it is shelved with the general collection. Each item contains a book plate acknowledging our club.

This annual donation for the benefit of the Hudson community is made possible by the proceeds from the Hudson Home and Garden Tour that our club organizes every June.

For more information, visit www.hudsongardenclub.org/category/community.

Dessert for Valentine's Day

Join Barbara Talevich, owner of the West Side Bakery in Akron, will demonstrate the art of baking French Sable Heart cookies in time for your Valentine's Day at the Hudson Library & Historical Society on Feb. 9 at 6:30 p.m. Instruction to make the French sugar cookie will include two different fillings, chocolate ganache and strawberry preserve filling.

Since opening the bakery in 1995, Talevich has been recognized nationally by the Daily Meal website as one of America's 75 Best Bakeries, 50 Best Wedding Cakes Bakeries and locally as Akron's Best Bakery, Best Dessert, and Best Chocolate Cake among other accolades. They also provide extensive breakfast and lunch menus.

Register for this free program online at hudsonlibrary.org. For more information,call 330-653-6658 ext. 1010 for information.

Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra ensembles to perform Feb. 11

Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra ensembles will return to the Hudson Library & Historical Society stage on Feb. 11 at 2 p.m. as part of the library's ongoing Music Series.

The Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestrais made up of middle and high school student musicians from across Northeast Ohio. Membership is by audition only. The orchestra rehearses weekly, conducted and coached by members of The Cleveland Orchestra, and performs the season's concerts in Severance Hall. A small number of students who participate in the Chamber Music Program have committed to additional rehearsals and coaching with Cleveland Orchestra members and perform in libraries, churches, museums, and assisted living facilities throughout the greater Cleveland area.

This is a free program and no registration is necessary. For more information, call 330-653-6658 ext. 1010 or visit hudsonlibrary.org.

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