Vol. 4: No. 24 | June 17, 2022
If you are still using this for your e-books:
You'll need to switch to this:
The Overdrive App is no longer being supported by its company (also called Overdrive). Instead, you can download the newer Libby App.
This year's Friends of the Library of Hudson NH Annual Scholarship Award (2022) was given to John G. Crawford, a graduate of The Academy for Science and Design in Nashua. John and his family have lived in Hudson for the past 18 years. A ceremony was held at the library on June 7th.

We congratulate John! He will be attending the University of Florida, beginning this fall.
Upcoming Adult & Children Events
Creative Kids: Catch A Wave
Monday, June 20th @ 10:00am AND 1:00pm
Children entering grades 1-5 are invited to come to the library and make a fun, ocean themed craft!

Create a wave with acrylic paint using several painting techniques.
Mystery Lovers Book Club:
"The 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle"
by Stuart Turton
Monday, June 20th @ 1:00pm
This is the regularly scheduled meeting for the Mystery Lovers Book Club. We meet on the third Monday of each month to discuss murder, mayhem and whodunnit! Please register for this program.
Story Safari @ Benson's
Tuesday, June 21st @ 10am
Thursday, June 23rd @ 10am

Come to Benson Park for some songs, stories, and bubbles! All welcome, geared to ages 3-8. 

Meet us near the playground. Bring blankets and chairs. If it is raining, we'll meet in the gorilla cage
Afternoon Book Club:
"Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine"
by Gail Honeyman
Tuesday, June 21st @ 1:30pm

Registration required.
Tween Scene: MarioKart
Tuesday, June 21st @ 3:00pm
Fun for grades 5-8. 
True Crime Podcast
Tuesday, June 21st @ 7:00pm
Join us for a true crime podcast discussion club! We’ll discuss a podcast, share our favorites, and get recommendations. This month we’ll be discussing “Bear Brook.” Listen to all six episodes for free on Spotify, Stitcher, Apple Podcasts, or on bearbrookpodcast.com.

Registration is required. There are 16 seats available.
Songs & Snuggles 
Wednesday, June 22nd @ 10:00am

Baby lapsit. Songs and playtime for our littlest ones. Ages birth-18 months. 

Registration required.
Teen Anime & Manga Club
Wednesday, June 22nd @ 2:30pm
Teens are invited to come watch anime, discuss manga, and eat ramen at the library.

Registration required.
Whales & Seals
Wednesday, June 22nd @ 4:00pm
University of New Hampshire SeaTrek Program illustrates the characteristics and physical and behavioral adaptations of whales, dolphins and porpoises. Participants explore the similarities and differences among whales, dolphins, porpoises and the special adaptations that allow for finding food, breathing and staying warm in the Atlantic sea water through several hands on activities. Meet on library lawn.
The Museum of Bad Art 101
Wednesday, June 22nd @ 7:00pm
The world’s leading cultural institution dedicated to art in which something has gone wrong describes how and why it was established. MOBA presents pieces from their collection, with an insightful, pithy, and often humorous commentary. You can watch it on Zoom from your home or come to the library to watch the Zoom presentation on our big screen.

If you would like to watch it from the library, please email events@rodgerslibrary.org. Space is limited.
Family Playtime
Thursday, June 23rd @ 1:30pm AND 5:30pm

Drop-in and play in our learning centers! Sensory bins, art projects, science experiments, engineering challenges, and more. Geared to ages 5-10. Siblings welcome.All children must be accompanied by an adult. 
Stitchers Group
Friday, June 24th @ 9:30am

Bring a stitching project, share ideas, learn new skills. Register to reserve a space. Space is limited. Walk-ins welcome if space is available.
Curious Kids
Friday, June 24th @ 10:00am
Drop-in and try out our learning centers with your preschooler.

Sensory bin, art, and engineering. 
Ages 2.5 to 6.
Tween DIY: Tie-Dye
Friday, June 24th @ 1:30pm

Tweens in grades 5-8 are invited to come to the library to tie dye tshirts. Shirts and materials provided. 

Please note: the materials used for this event will stain your clothes. 
Teen DIY: Tie-Dye
Friday, June 24th @ 3:00pm

Teens in grades 8-12 are invited to come to the library to tie dye tshirts. Shirts and materials provided.
Please note: the materials used for this event will stain your clothes. 
Normal Library Hours
Monday & Friday: 
9am - 5pm
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 
9am - 9pm
Saturday: 9am - 1pm
Sunday: CLOSED