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 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.