Learn how to rev up
resumes at library
Job seekers can learn how to rev up their resumes with Susan Hoopes at the Hudson Library and Historical Society Feb. 21 at 7 p.m.
Hoopes is a certified career transition coach and job search trainer. She coordinated services and assisted employers, students and alumni with the job search process at Cuyahoga Valley Career Center. Resume writing, cover letter preparation, career coaching, job search training are her specialties.
Register for this Job Seeker's program at hudsonlibrary.org under Adult/Programs or for more information call 330-653-6658.
Library offers discussion on interviewing type
The Hudson Library and Historical Society is offering an in-depth discussion of structured behavioral-based interviews Feb. 26 at 6 p.m. led by David J. Feinerman, talent acquisition and employment manager at the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District. Participants should bring a copy their resume and prepare responses to basic interview questions. View a list of basic questions at http://tinyurl.com/ne6qkh. Representatives from the sewer district will discuss career opportunities. The program is free. Register at hudsonlibrary.org under adult/programs.
E-reader help sessions offered on Wednesdays
The Hudson Library and Historical Society is extending its E-reader help sessions beginning Feb. 13 and continuing each Wednesday afternoon through the month.
The library will offer several 30-minute one-on-one help sessions to help patrons with their Nooks, Kindles, iPads. Instruction will include how to download library books.
The library also will offer an evening session for iPads, tablets, and mobile devices March 11 at 7 p.m. and a session for Amazon Kindles, including Kindle Fire, March 19 at 7 p.m.
Registration is required. Sign up at the reference desk on the second floor or call 330-653-6658 ext. 1010.
Learn about designer
of Tiffany lamp
Learn about the fascinating true account of Tallmadge resident Clara Wolcott Driscoll and her recently-discovered role in the famous Tiffany glass designs, which inspired several best-selling novels. On Feb. 12 at 7 p.m., Linda D. Alexander, family historian and relative of Clara Wolcott Driscoll, will tell Driscoll's story.
Alexander was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., but moved to Akron in her early childhood with her parents. She is a graduate of Cuyahoga Falls High School and attended the University of Akron. She is related to Driscoll through her great-great grandmother Charlotte Amanda Wolcott Fenn, who was Driscoll's aunt. Registration is not required. For more information, call 330-653-6658 ext. 1010 or visit hudsonlibrary.org.
Friends of Library
The Friends of the Hudson Library annually offers scholarship grants for graduate work in library science. Each $1,500 grant is available to any person living in the Hudson area, or to any employee of the Hudson Library and Historical Society for at least one year prior to application, who is currently enrolled for the coming year in the field of library science in an American Library Association-accredited school. Grants are to be used for tuition only and will be paid directly to the school.
Applications must be received by March 1, and award winners will be selected by April 1.
Scholarship application forms are available at the circulation desk of the Hudson library, by contacting Scholarship Chair Susan Baker at 330-650-1410 (email@example.com), or by visiting www.hudsonlibrary.org. Transcripts of undergraduate and graduate study and a list of references must accompany the application.
Families invited to play life-sized Candyland
The Hudson Children's Library invites families to play Candyland on its life-sized game board Feb. 9 beginning at 2 p.m. in the Flood Family Meeting Room.
Family teams can begin anytime between 2 and 3 to navigate through the Lollipop Woods and over Gumdrop Mountain in search of candy prizes in the Flood Family Meeting Room. Registration is not required. Call 330-653-6658 ext. 1020 for more information.
Families can have
fun with food Feb. 12
Families can have fun with food together at the Hudson library beginning Feb. 12 at Pancakes with Perkins at 4:30 p.m.
The Family Food Fun series will continue with fun and games related to food on the following dates: March 12, Pop Goes the Popcorn; April 9, Let's Go Animal Crackers; and May 14, Cookie Monsters. All programs begin at 4:30 p.m.
Registration is required and begins one week before each session. There is no fee for this program. For more information, call 330-653-6658 ext. 1020.
Teens can make
spa products Feb. 14
The Hudson Library and Historical Society will host a Spa Day for students in grades six to 12 on Feb. 14 at 4 p.m. Participants will learn how to make spa products from ingredients found at the grocery store. Make a Valentine's Day gift for someone, or keep the creations yourself. For more information, call 330-653-6658 ext. 1032.
continues Feb. 16
The Hudson Children's Room continues its Pokémon League Feb. 16 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Participants who bring their own Pokémon cards and Nintendo DS games will play against each other. Pokemon expert Austin Chick will be on hand to answer questions and run the league play. Future meetings will take place at the same time on March 2, March 23 and April 13.
No registration is required. The program will be in the Flood Family Meeting Room. For more information, call 330-653-6658 ext. 1020.
Kids can watch movie when school's out
The Hudson Children's Library will host a "School's Out Movie" Feb. 18 at 2 p.m. The PG-rated animated film is about a princess who must rely on her bravery and her archery skills to undo a beastly curse. Popcorn and beverages will be served.
There is no fee for this program and registration is not required. The movie will be shown in the library's Flood Family Meeting Room. For more information, visit the children's library or call at 330-653-6658 ext. 1020.
Students can explore math, science
Students in grades three to six will explore different subjects in math and science with games and activities at the library beginning Feb. 18 at 4:15 p.m. with "The Shapes of Things." The program continues March 11 with "What's the Sense," April 15 with "Money Matters," and May 20 with "Frogs and Toads are Friends."
Registration is required for this free program and begins one week before each session. For more information, call 330-653-6658 ext. 1020.
Art Smarts program looks at famous artists
The Hudson Children's Library "Art Smarts" program for children in grades three to five will continue Feb. 20 from 4:15 to 5:30 p.m. with an exploration of the art of Jackson Pollack in the Flood Family Meeting Room. Art Smarts is presented by Stacie Pinover of "Creative Fingers."
Registration begins Feb. 6 for the Feb. 20 program. Other programs include: Walt Disney, March 20; Henri Rousseau, April 17; and Alexander Calder, May 1.
There is no fee for this program but registration is required and will begin two weeks before each program. Visit the children's library to register, or call 330-653-6658 ext. 1020.
Anime Club meets
Anime, manga, and graphic novel fans in sixth to 12th grades are invited to join the Anime Club Feb. 19 at 3:30 p.m. in the Flood Family Meeting Room. They will play Famous Anime Couples Trivia to celebrate Valentine's Day. Prizes will include Japanese candy. Other activities for Anime Club meetings include watching popular anime, making Japanese crafts, and deciding what manga and anime to purchase for the teen collection. Snacks will be provided.
Call the Teen Room at 330-653-6658 ext. 1032 with questions. No registration is required.
Writing group for teens meets Mondays
The Write Stuff, a creative writing group for fifth- to ninth-graders, meets at the Hudson Library every Monday from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Participants do creative writing exercises and can bring a work-in-progress to share with the group. Registration is not required. For more information, call 330-653-6658 ext. 1032.
The Hudson library's Homework Connection is a free homework help service for middle school and high school students offered every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday in the Teen Room from 7 to 8:30 p.m. For more details, call 330-653-6658 ext. 1032.