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Hudson library events for March 12

Published: March 12, 2017 12:03 AM
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Some see 'The Jabberwocky' play March 12

Great Lakes Theater will launch its new Classics on Tour series with "The Jabberwocky." The one-act play was inspired by Lewis Carroll's classic poem The Jabberwocky, written by Dakotah Brown, Noah Moody and Chad Shohet and directed by GLT Director of Educational Programming, Lisa Ortenzi. The Jabberwocky is a classics-inspired, educational performance for families and school aged children (recommended for Kindergarten through fifth grade) with a strong anti-bullying social message.

This program will take place on March 12 at 2 p.m. Registration is required. Visit hudsonlibrary.org or call 330-653-6658.

New York Times Bestselling author to visit

Elizabeth Letts, author of the New York Times bestseller, "The Perfect Horse: The Daring U.S. Mission to Rescue the Priceless Stallions Kidnapped by the Nazis," will speak at the Hudson Library & Historical Society on March 13 at 7 p.m.

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Learn about the captivating true story of Hitler's attempt to build an equine master race made up of the finest purebred horses and the covert U.S. mission to smuggle these animals to safety. The New York Journal of Books said The Perfect Horse is "hard to put down One need not be an equestrian or horse lover to appreciate this story."

Copies of "The Perfect Horse" will be available for purchase and signing courtesy of the Learned Owl Book Shop. Register for this free program online at hudsonlibrary.org or call 330-653-6658 ext. 1010.

Learn about Leonardo's Inventions

Did you know that the artist Leonardo DaVinci, famous for his sculptures and of course the Mona Lisa, was also a scientist and inventor way ahead of his time? On March 14 at 4:30 p.m., tweens in grades 4 to 7 can explore his inventions through hands-on activities provided by the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, and even create a unique flying machine of their own!.

Register at hudsonlibrary.org or call the Children's Library at 330-653-6658 ext 1020.

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Learn about highly selective college admissions

The Hudson Library & Historical Society will host a program on Highly Selective College Admissions on March 19 at 1 p. m. Collegewise, a sister company to Princeton Review, will describe in what is really takes to get admitted to the most selective schools in the country. They will also discuss the specific qualities the most selective colleges seek from applicants and how students can develop them.

This free program requires registration for each family member in attendance. To register, visit hudsonlibrary.com. Call the Teen desk for more information at 330-653-6658 ext. 1032.

Meet Belle from 'Beauty and the Beast' March 28

Children are invited to join Belle from the story of "Beauty and the Beast" as she visits the library March 28 at 2 p.m.

Enjoy pictures with Belle, crafts related to this beloved fairy tale, including creating a paper rose, and a showing of the animated film. Children are invited to dress up as their favorite character from this story. This program is geared toward pre-K through grade 5 and their families.

Registration is required. Visit hudsonlibrary.org or call 330-653-6658.


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