THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS! The Friends of Hudson Library & Historical Society First & Main Hershey’s of Hudson McDonalds Cold Stone Creamery Lowe’s City of Hudson Taylor Construction Nicky Nicole Fun ‘n Stuff Farinacci’s LuLu’s Dairy Queen Eddy’s Bike Shop Hudson Library & Historical Society 96 Library Street, Hudson, Ohio 44236 330-653-6658 ext. 1020 www.hudsonlibrary.org SUMMER IS HERE! Believe it or not Summer is finally arriving, and with it comes our favorite time of year: Summer Reading! Our theme this year is “Spark a Reaction” and many of our programs will have a science theme, like the Magic School Bus, STEM for preschoolers and Amazing Magnets. We’re also offering perennial favorites like Garden Day and Donuts for Dads. We’re very excited for the return of The Bubble Lady to kick off Summer Reading on June 9. Award-winning author Angela Johnson will visit on June 14 and comedy juggler Matt Jergens will perform on July 15. We’ll also have our third annual Ohio Author Day on July 19 and musician Jim Gill will give a concert on the First & Main Green on August 1. There’s something for everyone at Hudson Library this summer. Don’t forget to go online or stop by and sign up for our e-newsletter so you’ll be up to date on everything that’s happening. We’ll be seeing you! Summer Reading Volunteer Training Saturday, June 7 at 1:00 p.m. Grades 4—8 Want to volunteer? Sign up at the Children’s Desk starting May 19! Where’s Dave? Bring your Minion Map to the library each week and try to find where Minion Dave is hiding! When you find him, get your Minion Map stamped at that location. Then at the end of summer reading, enter your map into our prize drawing. You could be a winner! The Summer Storytime session runs from June 16 to July 31. Sign-ups begin Saturday, June 7. See our Storytime brochure for more information! REGISTERED STORYTIME Sign up at Children’s Desk. Lapsit (birth-10 months): Thursdays, 9:30 a.m. Summer Reading 2014 June 9—August 2 Program Rules & Registration Babytime (6-24 months): Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays, 11:00 a.m. Tales for Twos & Threes: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday, 10:15 a.m. Totally Threes: Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m. 1. Sign up at the Children’s desk starting Monday, June 9. You’ll receive a bag containing all the materials you need. 2. Keep track of the time you spend reading by filling in the beakers on your reading record. 3. Bring your reading record to the library each time you come, and you’ll get a turn on our game board for each hour you read. Rewards and/or prize entries are given out for the 5, 10 and 15 hour marks. 4. When you reach 20 hours, you can fill out an entry for our grand prize drawing AND have your picture posted on our Robot Buddies Wall of Fame! 5. Keep reading! You’ll get more turns on our game board and more chances to win prizes! My Time for Fours & Fives: Tuesdays, 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays, 1:15 p.m. Lunch Bunch (for kids entering Kindergarten): Mondays, 12:00 p.m. DROP IN STORYTIME No registration needed! All Together Now (2-5 years): Mondays, 9:30 a.m. Babytime (6-24 months): Mondays, 11:00 a.m. Pajama Storytime (all ages): First Tuesday each month, 7:30 p.m. Campfire Storytime (all ages): Wednesdays, June 25, July 23 and August 13, 7:30 p.m. HLHS Art Contest Butterfly Release You’ve watched them grow, now join us to celebrate their release! Date for this program is dependent on the butterflies. We will notify via the library website, signage and facebook posts. Touch a Truck Join us at the library for a special storytime all about big trucks, then go to the First and Main parking lot on Village Way* for a close-up look at the big trucks of Hudson! Then join us on the patio for ice cream provided by Hershey’s of Hudson (while supplies last). Take part in our annual art contest! Entries can be two-dimensional (painting, drawing, etc.) or photography and there are four age categories for submission: elementary, middle school, high school and adult. Guidelines for submissions will be available at the public service desks starting on June 16. Voting will take place on Sunday, August 17. Pokémon League STORYTIME: 9:30 a.m. TRUCKS: 10:00—11:30 a.m. Bring your Pokémon cards and accessories, and have fun trading, talking shop and playing against each other. For ages 6-13. *for everyone’s safety, please keep clear of the Village Way lot until 10:00 a.m. Saturdays, May 31, June 28, July 26, August 30 10:00 a.m.—12:00 p.m. Quidditch The Write Stuff Back by popular demand! Teams from Hudson and neighboring libraries will battle it out in this Muggle-friendly Quidditch game. Registration required to play; for grades 4-9. Join us each month for fun creative writing activities and guest authors. For writers in grades 5-7; registration required. Meets in the Laurel Lake Room. Thursday, August 14 Monday, August 11, 6:00 p.m. RAIN DATE August 12 Thursdays: June 12, July 10 4:15-5:15 p.m. The Bubble Lady Join us for this opening day tradition and be astounded by sensational bubble stunts! Register at the Children’s Desk and get your free tickets beginning Monday, June 2. Monday, June 9, 11:00 a.m., 2:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m. Angela Johnson Matt Jergens Award-winning author Angela Johnson will discuss her writing process and the traditions of “Juneteenth”, on which her newest book, All Different Now, is based. Ms. Johnson has written over forty books for children and teens, many of them set in Ohio. Her books will be available for purchase, and she will be signing after the event. Join renowned comedy juggler Matt Jergens for a spectacular and engaging show, fun for all ages! Want to learn how to juggle? Sign up for Matt’s workshop, taking place immediately after the show. Saturday, June 14, 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 15 SHOW(no registration, all ages): 1:00 p.m. WORKSHOP (registration required, ages 8 and up): 2:00 p.m. Ohio Author Day—Saturday, July 19 Meet some local celebrities! Ohio children’s and teen authors will be at the library to celebrate the fourth annual Ohio Author Day. Books for signing will be available from The Learned Owl. 9:30—11:00 a.m. : Panel discussion with children’s book illustrators Lindsay Ward and Barry Gott. 1:00—4:00 p.m. : Meet and greet with Ohio authors. Jim Gill’s Family Room Tour Sing, clap, jump and sneeze along on the First & Main Green with the incomparable Jim Gill, then head over to the library patio for a sweet ice cream party provided by Coldstone Creamery! Concert is co-sponsored by First & Main and the Friends of Hudson Library. Friday, August 1, 11:00 a.m. Butterfly Garden Planting Day Help us plant flowers to make a beautiful butterfly garden! All ages welcome; all supplies provided. Saturday, May 31, 3:00 p.m. RAIN DATE: June 7 Bike to the Library Bike to the library and learn about bike maintenance with Eddy’s Bike Shop, then decorate your own bike for a parade! Sunday, June 1, 2:00 p.m. Listen Up! Take some audio books along for your summer trip! We’ll preview and discuss titles for all ages and genres. Wednesday, June 4, 7:00 p.m. Robots We’ll work as a team to build a giant robot, and create a story together. Then our robot will go on display in the library for an entire month! Registration required, grades 1-4. Monday, June 16, 2:00 p.m. Magic School Bus Ride on the Magic School Bus with us! We’ll watch a video, do a related activity and have a snack. For grades 1-3; registration required. Fridays, June 20 & July 18, 10:00 a.m. Space Camp Donuts for Dads Share a sweet treat with your favorite grown-up fellow, then do a special project together, provided by Lowes! Registration required, ages 4-11. Saturday, June 21, 10:00 a.m. Sparkly Science Who says science isn’t pretty? Join us for some fun crafts and experiments with plenty of sparkle. Registration required, grades 2-4. Monday, June 23, 2:00 p.m. Campfire Stories Join us for an evening of stories, songs, activities and a craft. All ages welcome! Wednesdays, June 25 & July 23, 7:00 p.m. Simply STEM Join us for a science themed story followed by some fun hands-on activities! Registration required, ages 3-6 with adult caregiver. Fridays, June 27 & July 25, 10:00 a.m. Program registrations begin 1 week before the start of each program unless otherwise indicated. Stop by or call us at 330-653-6658 ext. 1020. Hudson Ballet Dancers from the Hudson Conservatory of Ballet will host an interactive storytime for children. Registration required, ages 3-6. Saturday, June 28, 2:00 p.m. Amazing Magnets Do you have what it takes to make it in space? We’ll share some stellar astronaut training activities, a story and a fun rocket craft. Registration required, ages 3-6 with a grown-up. Wednesday, July 16, 3:00 p.m. Lift Off! Hold on tight as we learn about wind Kids, come and discover the resistance and forces to build a working power of magnets! Play, hovercraft. Registration required, experiment and learn about grades K-3. amazing magnets and build a magnetic creature of your Thursday, July 17, 2:00 p.m. own! Registration required, grades 1-3. Monday, June 30, 3:30 p.m. I Survived You’ve read the series, now live the disasters! Are YOU a survivor? Beat the summer heat—drop in and make Registration required, for a cool craft! For grades K-5; younger grades 3-5. children may need adult assistance. Tuesday, July 22, 2:00 p.m. Mondays, July 7, 14, 21 & 28 2:00 p.m. Drop in Crafts Chalk the Walk Create a masterpiece in chalk on the Library’s front walk! All ages are welcome. Friday, July 11, 9:30 a.m. Christmas in July There’s only 154 days left! Get your list started early by making some neat crafts to give as gifts. Registration required; grades 1-4. Thursday, July 24, 1:00 p.m.
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