Digital Family History Center

The Digital Family History Center, located on the second floor of the library, is equipped with the latest technology for digitizing your family’s history. The center features an array of technology to assist you in creating digital copies of your cherished family memories. Equipment available for use includes:

  • VHS to DVD converter
  • Slide and negative scanner
  • Flatbed scanner
  • Slide station featuring a loupe and light table
  • Cassette converter
  • Vinyl Record converter
  • 3.5″ Floppy Disk Portable Drive
  • 8 mm reels/Super 8 reels (no 8mm tapes)


Beginning on Tuesday, December 1:

The recent surge in COVID-19 cases as well as increases in seasonal illnesses has unfortunately impacted the Hudson Library & Historical Society’s ability to maintain necessary staffing levels for in-building services. Due to these challenges, the Digital Family History Center will be temporarily closed until further notice. Some of our scanners and film converters can be checked out with your library card to digitize your family memories from home. 

  • Patrons may check out up to two devices per library card.
  • This item can be reserved through the Circulation department.
  • Must be 18 years or older to check out.
  • Can be checked out for 14 days with 1 renewal.