Antiques and Collectibles Appraisal

Antiques appraisalThere will be an antiques and collectibles appraisal with Mark Moran, author and antiques expert, on Friday, May 1 from 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED and cost per item is $15.00 payable at sign-up by cash or check. Make check payable to: Friends of the Hudson Library. The $15 fee is non-refundable. SIGN-UP AT THE HELP DESK TODAY! Spectators are welcome to watch. Advertisement (PDF). List of included and excluded items (PDF).

For house calls contact Mark Moran at 715-281-5060 or Visit his website at

Retirement Celebration

Linda Donaldson retirement


Our Library Director Linda Donaldson is retiring! Join us in celebrating her 12 years of service at the Hudson Library. The open house celebration will be held in the second floor atrium at the library from 12 noon - 3 p.m on Saturday, May 16. Program is at 1 p.m.



Saturday Mornings at the Library

Saturday morning is a good time for the family to visit the library and now it is even better.

May 2 @ 10:30 am: Past, Present and Future of Space. Visit the library for a mini exhibit on space and stay for a presentation about a Day in the Life of an Astronaut. Family friendly and questions are encouraged.

Watch for future Mermaid Galene's stories, an American Girl Party, and other Saturday morning happenings at the Hudson Area Library.

Hands-on Technology Help

Barbara KruegerTechnology expert Barbara Krueger will be at the library to answer your technology and Internet related questions including those about security and privacy.

Each session is 30 minutes. Reservations are needed. Please sign up at the help desk or call the library.

Visit Barbara on Facebook at

Thursday, May 14: 12:30-2:30

2015 Fundraising Campaign

In order to ensure that the Library continues to be a vital community resource, we encourage your support.

Informational brochure (PDF)

Book and DVD Rental

Renting a book or dvd offers a faster way for users to checkout the latest DVDs and popular fiction titles and avoid waiting for reserved items. Browse the rental collection shelf on the main floor. More information. . .

Library Elf

  • is a free service to help manage your library checkouts and holds.
  • Avoid overdues with email alerts or text messages
  • Track books, DVDs, CDs, etc.
  • Manage multiple library cards

Hudson library cards need to be updated with current contact information every year, and are usually due for updating on your birthday. Library Elf will stop sending reminders if your card needs updating. Once your library card is updated, you will need to login to your Library Elf account and re-activate your card.

Hudson Library Digital Archive

In November 2012, the Library held a Scan Day. Open the Digital Archive page to view the some of the materials that were scanned that day...

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