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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 11:15 a.m.
Kids' Music That Rocks
Stories and songs to sing along with every Friday morning!
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 1 p.m.
TechConnect
Facebook Basics
Need some help navigating Facebook? Catch up with friends and family, share photos, and much more on the popular online social network.
Hudson Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Sat, August 27
@ 2 p.m.
Film Screening: A Hologram for the King
A beautiful doctor (Sarita Choudhury) and a wise-cracking taxi driver (Alexander Black) help an American businessman (Tom Hanks) who's trying to close the deal of a lifetime in Saudi Arabia. Running Time: 1 hour and 38 minutes
Hudson Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, August 29
@ 11:15 a.m.
Baby Bounce
Non-walking little ones and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other babies in the neighborhood every Monday. Walking toddlers are encouraged to join us in our Wednesday program!
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Tue, August 30
@ 3:30 p.m.
Children's Film Screening: The Princess and the Frog
Enter Princess Tania's world of talking frogs, singing alligators and lovesick fireflies as she embarks on an incredible journey through the mystical bayous of Louisiana! Join us every Tuesday at 3:30pm for Children's Film Screenings!
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, August 31
@ 11:15 a.m.
Toddler Time
Walking little ones and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood every Wednesday morning. Non-walkers are encouraged to join us in our Monday program!
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, September 1
@ 2 p.m.
Film Screening: Jurassic Park (1993)
In Steven Spielberg's massive blockbuster, paleontologists Alan Grant (Sam Neill) and Ellie Sattler (Laura Dern) and mathematician Ian Malcolm (Jeff Goldblum) are among a select group chosen to tour an island theme park populated by dinosaurs created from prehistoric DNA. While the park's mastermind, billionaire John Hammond (Richard Attenborough), assures everyone that the facility is safe, they find out otherwise when various ferocious predators break free and go on the hunt. Running time: 2…
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Fri, September 2
@ 1 p.m.
TechConnect
Blogging for Beginners
Learn what a blog is, see examples of blogs, learn how to blog and to create your own using Word Press.
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Tue, September 6
@ 3:30 p.m.
Children's Film Screening: Capture the Flag
Space travel runs in Mike Goldwing's family: both his father and grandfather were astronauts. But when an eccentric billionaire plans to fly to the moon and steal its vast natural resources , it's up to Mike and his family to save the day! Join us every Tuesday for Children's films!
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, September 7
@ 11:15 a.m.
Toddler Time
Walking little ones and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood every Wednesday morning. Non-walkers are encouraged to join us in our Monday program!
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, September 8
@ 2 p.m.
Film Screening: Training Day (2001)
Police drama about a veteran officer who escorts a rookie on his first day with the LAPD's tough inner-city narcotics unit. "Training Day" is a blistering action drama that asks the audience to decide what is necessary, what is heroic and what crosses the line in the harrowing gray zone of fighting urban crime. Does law-abiding law enforcement come at the expense of justice and public safety? If so, do we demand safe streets at any cost? Running Time: 2 hours and 2 minutes
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Sat, September 10
@ 10:30 a.m.
Book Club: The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers
With the publication of her first novel, The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter, Carson McCullers, all of twenty-three, became a literary sensation. With its profound sense of moral isolation and its compassionate glimpses into its characters' inner lives, the novel is considered McCullers' finest work, an enduring masterpiece first published by Houghton Mifflin in 1940. At its center is the deaf-mute John Singer, who becomes the confidant for various types of misfits in a Georgia mill town during the 193…
Hudson Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Sat, September 10
@ 11 a.m.
Hudson Park Book Swap
Please join us the first Saturday of each month for our Book Swap. Bring in and take away books, DVDs, CDs, etc.
Hudson Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Mon, September 12
@ 11:15 a.m.
Baby Bounce
Non-walking little ones and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other babies in the neighborhood every Monday. Walking toddlers are encouraged to join us in our Wednesday program!
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Wed, September 14
@ 11:15 a.m.
Toddler Time
Walking little ones and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood every Wednesday morning. Non-walkers are encouraged to join us in our Monday program!
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, September 15
@ 2 p.m.
Film Screening: You'll Never Get Rich (1941)
Martin Cortland (Robert Benchley), a philandering Broadway producer, is caught by his wife buying a gift for a chorus dancer, Sheila Winthrop (Rita Hayworth). To save his marriage, Martin insists that dancer Bob Curtis (Fred Astaire) bought the gift, and sets the two up on date. Soon after, Bob is drafted into World War II and sent to boot camp. When Sheila travels to the camp to perform for the troops and visit her real boyfriend, Tom (John Hubbard), she and Bob fall in love. Running Time: 1 h…
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Fri, September 16
@ 1 p.m.
MS Excel for Beginners
Learn the basics of working with spreadsheets using MS Excel 2010. Topics include entering data and formulas, moving and copying data, formatting & print previewing worksheets. Prerequisites: MS Word for Beginners
Hudson Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Sat, September 17
@ 2 p.m.
Film Screening: The Nice Guys
Holland March (Ryan Gosling) is a down-on-his-luck private eye in 1977 Los Angeles. Jackson Healy (Russell Crowe) is a hired enforcer who hurts people for a living. Fate turns them into unlikely partners after a young woman named Amelia (Margaret Qualley) mysteriously disappears. Healy and March soon learn the hard way that some dangerous people are also looking for Amelia. Their investigation takes them to dark places as anyone else who gets involved in the case seems to wind up dead.…
Hudson Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, September 19
@ 11:15 a.m.
Baby Bounce
Non-walking little ones and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other babies in the neighborhood every Monday. Walking toddlers are encouraged to join us in our Wednesday program!
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Wed, September 21
@ 11:15 a.m.
Toddler Time
Walking little ones and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood every Wednesday morning. Non-walkers are encouraged to join us in our Monday program!
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, September 22
@ 2 p.m.
Film Screening: My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002)
Everyone in the Portokalos family worries about Toula (Nia Vardalos). Still unmarried at 30 years old, she works at Dancing Zorba's, the Greek restaurant owned by her parents, Gus (Michael Constantine) and Maria (Lainie Kazan). After taking a job at her aunt's travel agency, she falls in love with Ian Miller (John Corbett), a teacher who is tall, handsome and definitely not Greek. Toula isn't sure which will be more upsetting to her father, that Ian is a foreigner or that he's a vegetarian. Run…
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Fri, September 23
@ 1 p.m.
TechConnect
Computer Basics for the 50+
Learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications.
Hudson Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, September 26
@ 11:15 a.m.
Baby Bounce
Non-walking little ones and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other babies in the neighborhood every Monday. Walking toddlers are encouraged to join us in our Wednesday program!
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Wed, September 28
@ 11:15 a.m.
Toddler Time
Walking little ones and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood every Wednesday morning. Non-walkers are encouraged to join us in our Monday program!
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, September 29
@ 2 p.m.
Film Screening: High Society (1956)
Jazz artist C.K. Dexter Haven (Bing Crosby) is still hung up on his ex-wife and neighbor, socialite Tracy Samantha Lord (Grace Kelly), however Tracy is engaged to another man (John Lund). Matters are complicated even further when a magazine reporter (Frank Sinatra), in town to cover Tracy's wedding, also winds up falling for the beautiful bride-to-be. As Tracy tries to decide on the ideal husband, each suitor works hard to convince her he is the best choice. Running Time: 1 hour and 51 minutes
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Fri, September 30
@ 1 p.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Internet for Beginners
An introduction to the Internet, including getting connected, using a web browser, and navigating web pages. Learn how to find information online using search engines and subject directories. Prerequisites: Basic mouse, keyboarding, and computer skills.
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Wed, October 5
@ 4 p.m.
Rollicking Roller Coasters
Build and test a mini coaster for marbles to ride on. For children of all ages.
Hudson Park LibraryChildren
Mon, October 10
@ 10:30 a.m.
Book Club: Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo
From Pulitzer Prize-winner Katherine Boo, a landmark work of narrative nonfiction that tells the dramatic and sometimes heartbreaking story of families striving toward a better life in one of the twenty-first century’s great, unequal cities. In this brilliantly written, fast-paced book, based on three years of uncompromising reporting, a bewildering age of global change and inequality is made human.
Hudson Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Sat, November 12
@ 10:30 a.m.
Book Club: Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff
Every story has two sides. Every relationship has two perspectives. And sometimes, it turns out, the key to a great marriage is not its truths but its secrets. At the core of this rich, expansive, layered novel, Lauren Groff presents the story of one such marriage over the course of twenty-four years. At age twenty-two, Lotto and Mathilde are tall, glamorous, madly in love, and destined for greatness. A decade later, their marriage is still the envy of their friends, but with an electric thri…
Hudson Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Sat, December 10
@ 10:30 a.m.
Book Club: The Death of Ivan Ilych by Leo Tolstoy
Hailed as one of the world's supreme masterpieces on the subject of death and dying, The Death of Ivan Ilyich is the story of a worldly careerist, a high court judge who has never given the inevitability of his dying so much as a passing thought. But one day, death announces itself to him, and to his shocked surprise, he is brought face to face with his own mortality. How, Tolstoy asks, does an unreflective man confront his one and only moment of truth? This short novel was an artistic cu…
Hudson Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Sat, January 14
@ 10:30 a.m.
Book Club: A Constellation of Vital Phenomena by Anthony Marra
In a small rural village in Chechnya, eight-year-old Havaa watches from the woods as Russian soldiers abduct her father in the middle of the night and then set fire to her home. When their lifelong neighbor Akhmed finds Havaa hiding in the forest with a strange blue suitcase, he makes a decision that will forever change their lives. He will seek refuge at the abandoned hospital where the sole remaining doctor, Sonja Rabina, treats the wounded. For Sonja, the arrival of Akhmed and Havaa is an…
Hudson Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Sat, February 11
@ 10:30 a.m.
Book Club: Delicious Foods by James Hannaham
Darlene, a young widow and mother devastated by the death of her husband, turns to drugs to erase the trauma. In this fog of grief, she is lured with the promise of a great job to a mysterious farm run by a shady company, with disastrous consequences for both her and her eleven-year-old son, Eddie--left behind in a panic-stricken search for her. Delicious Foods tells the gripping story of three unforgettable characters: a mother, her son, and the drug that threatens to destroy them. In Darlen…
Hudson Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Sat, March 11
@ 10:30 a.m.
Book Club: The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen
The winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, as well as five other awards, The Sympathizer is the breakthrough novel of the year. With the pace and suspense of a thriller and prose that has been compared to Graham Greene and Saul Bellow, The Sympathizer is a sweeping epic of love and betrayal. The narrator, a communist double agent, is a “man of two minds,” a half-French, half-Vietnamese army captain who arranges to come to America after the Fall of Saigon, and while building a new life wi…
Hudson Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Sat, April 8
@ 10:30 a.m.
Book Club: The Life of the World to Come by Dan Cluchey
Leo Brice is dead, in a sense (not the traditional one). When the neurotic law student meets his cosmic match in Fiona Haeberle, an impulsive spirit and burgeoning soap star, all seems well—the two fall fast in love, and spend three years navigating their twenties in wide-eyed wonder. But once the fantastical woman who had defined his future bolts to pursue a fantasy life of her own, Leo is forced to come to terms with a reality that more closely resembles an epilogue than the story he’d hoped i…
Hudson Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Sat, May 13
@ 10:30 a.m.
Book Club: The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie
Bestselling author Sherman Alexie tells the story of Junior, a budding cartoonist growing up on the Spokane Indian Reservation. Determined to take his future into his own hands, Junior leaves his troubled school on the rez to attend an all-white farm town high school where the only other Indian is the school mascot. Heartbreaking, funny, and beautifully written, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, which is based on the author's own experiences, coupled with poignant drawings by E…
Hudson Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Sat, June 10
@ 10:30 a.m.
Book Club: The Story of My Teeth by Valeria Luiselli
Highway is a late-in-life world traveler, yarn spinner, collector, and legendary auctioneer. His most precious possessions are the teeth of the "notorious infamous" like Plato, Petrarch, and Virginia Woolf. Written in collaboration with the workers at a Jumex juice factory, Teeth is an elegant, witty, exhilarating romp through the industrial suburbs of Mexico City and Luiselli's own literary influences.
Hudson Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Sat, July 8
@ 10:30 a.m.
Book Club: All the Pretty Horses by Cormac McCarthy
The national bestseller and the first volume in Cormac McCarthy's Border Trilogy, All the Pretty Horses is the tale of John Grady Cole, who at sixteen finds himself at the end of a long line of Texas ranchers, cut off from the only life he has ever imagined for himself. With two companions, he sets off for Mexico on a sometimes idyllic, sometimes comic journey to a place where dreams are paid for in blood. Winner of the National Book Award for Fiction.
Hudson Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults

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