Miles J. Unger, journalist for The Economist magazine and The New York Times, discusses his latest book, Picasso and the Painting That Shocked the World. The book tells the story of an obscure young painter from Barcelona who came to Paris and made himself into one of the most influential artists of the twentieth century. Publisher’s Weekly called the book, “riveting…This engrossing book chronicles with precision and enthusiasm a painting with lasting impact in today’s art world.”
The Children’s Library strives to create an exciting place for fun and learning. Materials include books, audio books, magazines, DVDs, CDs, puppets, and video games. Programs include summer reading, Saturday family events, enrichment programs, story times, computers, outreach services, and teacher loans.
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The Children’s Library offers a variety of story time experiences to help children develop pre-literacy skills while having fun at the same time. Story times include stories, rhymes, songs, and craft activities dependent on the child’s age and stage of development.
Babies and young children naturally learn and develop through play. The Born to Play room is an activity center for our youngest patrons that is rich in learning opportunities promoting early literacy. The center is funded by the Friends of the Hudson Library and includes a wide range of toys targeting different developmental areas.
1,000 Books Before Kindergarten is a national incentive with two goals:
Hudson Library & Historical Society is taking part to encourage early literacy.