March 2020 Events
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Library Hours
Monday - Thursday: 9am - 9pm
Friday: 9am - 6pm
Saturday: 9am - 1pm
Sunday: 1 - 5pm
Twenty in '20 Reading Challenge

Read outside the box! Complete as many books as you choose from our list of twenty challenge categories in 2020. Everyone who completes the challenge will get a prize and will be entered to win the grand prize, a $75 gift certificate to T-Bones! All participants have a chance to win other prizes in our end of the year Reader's Challenge Raffle. 
Registration begins January 1.   Register online by clicking  here   beginning January 1. Paper registration forms are available at the library, or contact Amy at [email protected]   and request a form via email.
Free Concert
Tutto a Dio
Friday, February 28
The multiple award-winning ensemble “Tutto a Dio," a young instrumental group from Lithuania composed of Greta Staponkutė and Augustinas Rakauskas, will be performing their mix of baroque, classical and modern music on a variety of instruments, including the viola and accordion.
Learn more about them by clicking here .The concert is free, and all are welcome.
This concert is made possible by the Charles Zylonis Trust
Tuesdays & Saturdays
Feb. 1 - April 14
9am - 2pm
Get your taxes done for FREE by AARP Tax Return volunteers. By appointment only, please click on the button at right to schedule your appointment, or call the library at 603-886-6030.
DCU Free Concert
The McMurphys
Sunday, March 8
Join the McMurphys as they perform a selection of Irish favorites!

This concert is made possible thanks to a generous donation from DCU. The library hosts a free concert each month, September - May.
Meditation For Busy People
Tuesday, March 10
Join Master Life Coach Diane Mackinnon and explore different ways to meditate, even in the midst of busy days. Meditation is free and easy to learn, and it doesn’t need to involve sitting cross-legged for hours at a time.
Registration requested, walk-ins welcome on a space-available basis.
Cookbook Club
Wednesday, March 11
Prepare and share your own tried and true bread recipes. Any type of bread that you desire will do....whether it be quick bread, yeast bread, muffins, biscuits, rolls, cornbread, bread from a bread-maker....the possibilities are endless! ( No book this month).
Please include recipe title in your registration in order to avoid duplicates.
Genealogy Club
Irish History I
Friday, March 13
Join us for an overview of Irish history from prehistoric times to the 1607 Flight of the Earls, led by Tom Toohey, an Irish storyteller.
"Is This Website Any Good?"
Wednesday, March 18
Ever wonder if you can trust a website? We'll help you evaluate online searches and web pages by going over different types of domains and what makes a site trustworthy.
Get Moving @ Your Library
Qi Jong
Friday, March 20
Join us for an introductory session to the ancient Chinese meditation and movement practice of Qi Gong.

Space is limited, please register. Walk-ins welcome on a space-available basis.
Lithuanian Cooking
Saturday, March 21
Join Chef Oonagh Williams for a monthly workshop on Lithuanian cuisine. For March, sample saldus sūris , a sweet cheese for Easter; grybai - marinated mushrooms; and boba , Easter cake. (All recipes are different from last year's 2019 Easter workshop.)
Registration required so Chef knows how much food to prepare.

Right, from top: boba, saldus sūris
Bottom: Grybai
Children's Events
Homeschool Hangout!
Wednesdays @ 2pm
Drop in and hang out with other homeschoolers!

All ages welcome. No registration required.
MarioKart Day!
Friday, March 27
10am - 6pm
Drop in to play MarioKart with friends! Free play between 10am-2pm and 4pm-6pm. All ages welcome.
Register for the tournament from 2pm-4pm by clicking on the button below. Ages 6-10 only.
Teen Events
Friends of the Library
Used Book/CD/DVD Sale
Second Hand Prose
Sunday, March 8
11am - 3pm
Hills Library Building
Second Hand Prose Used Book Sale will be held at Hills Library Building, 18 Library Street.  
Friends members may enter at 10am. Membership applications are available at the book sale.

Proceeds from the SHP Book Sales support library programs such as the FREE Monthly Movies, NH Humanities To-Go programs, National Library Week activities, the Leonard A. Smith Memorial Scholarship, and the annual “Visit with Santa."
Visit the Friends on Facebook !
Friends of the Library Meeting
Tuesday, March 17
All are welcome. Plans for spring events, including National Library Week, will be discussed.

To find out more about the Friends or to join the Friends, visit their web page here or their Facebook page  here   .
Additional March Events
Monthly Events
Borderline Spinners
Monday, 3/2 @ 6pm
Spin your own yarn (bring your wheel) or just drop in and knit/crochet

Singalong at Fairview Healthcare
Wednesday, 3/4, 3-4pm: Nursing Care Unit
Monday, 3/16, 2pm: Laurel Place, 3pm: The Inn at Fairview
203 Lowell Road, Hudson

Evening Book Discussion*
By Emma Donoghue
Thursday, 3/5, 7pm

Secondhand Prose Book Sale
Sunday, 3/8, 11am - 3pm
Hills Memorial Library basement
18 Library Street

Mystery Readers Book Club*
Death by Darjeeling
By Laura Childs
Thursday, 3/12, 1pm

Monthly Writing Group
Friday, 3/13
9:30am - 12:30pm

Book Discussion*
Dark Tide: The Great Boston Molasses Flood of 1919
By Stephen Puleo
Tuesday, 3/17, 1:30pm
Monthly Events (cont.)

Free Film!
Wednesday, 3/25, 2 & 6:30pm
Tea and cookies will be served

Films are sponsored by the Friends of the Library of Hudson, NH

Weekly Events

Maker Mondays!
Mondays, 5-8pm
All ages welcome to drop in and try our makerspace!

U'Decide Quilters

Geopolitics in Today’s World
Thursdays, 11am - 1pm
Walk-ins Welcome

Drop in Stitchers
Fridays, 9 - 11:30am
Fourth Friday of the month (3/27)
9am - 2pm

Visit our website at   for more information on all events.
*   Books for all book groups are available for checkout at the Circulation Desk