Award-winning memoirist and critic Daniel Mendelsohn will discuss his latest book, An Odyssey: A Father, A Son, and An Epic. Named a Best Book of 2017 by NPR, Library Journal, The Christian Science Monitor, and Newsday, An Odyssey tells the story of a father and son’s transformative journey in reading—and reliving—Homer’s epic masterpiece.
The Hudson Library & Historical Society is excited to announce this years summer reading program for children and teens. The Summer Reading program begins on Monday, June 4th. This is the first day you can start recording your daily reading. The program ends on Saturday, July 28 at 5 p.m. That is the final day to record reading times and collect prizes.
Please register for an account if you plan on being a part of our summer reading program in any way, whether you are logging reading time or attending programs. We hope you do both! Register online beginning May 4th. * If you played our online summer reading game in 2017, you can still use the same username and password to register.
For children entering into 5th grade and younger, for every hour you read, you will receive a turn at the Rockin’ Game Guitar, an instant prize when you reach 5 hours of reading time, a Chipotle coupon when you reach 10 hours, and a weekly prize drawing entry at 15 hours.
Complete 20 hours of reading and you will receive a grand prize drawing entry, a book to keep, and your rock star picture posted in the Children’s Room.
Enter to win a special party in the library for you and 4 friends by filling out an entry form every time you visit the library.
Anyone going into 6th through 12th grade, record the time you spend reading. For every 5 hours of reading, you will receive a chance at the prize wheel making you eligible for various prizes or a grand prize entry to win a Bluetooth speaker. Visit the Teen Room to spin the wheel.