Vol. 2 No. 32 | October 30, 2020
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Library Hours
Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 9:30am - 4:45pm
Tuesday, Thursday: 9:30am - 8:45pm
Saturday: 9:30am - 1pm
Sunday: 1 - 5pm
Weekly Book Raffle
A Spark of Light by Jodi Picoult
October 30 - November 6
Enter your name for a chance to win A Spark of Light by New York Times best-selling author Jodi Picoult.

How to enter:
  • Visit the library and complete a raffle ticket.
  • Email Adult Services Librarian Amy Friedman by clicking the email link below and request she enter your name. Please include your name and phone number.

Only one entry per person per day. Enter your name every day for more chances to win!

Click on the book image for the Goodreads description.

Questions? Email Adult Services Librarian Amy Friedman at amyfriedman@rodgerslibrary.org
New Online Resources!
New Online Resources!
  • Black Freedom Struggle
  • Brainfuse HelpNow
  • Consumer Reports
Click on any of the titles below to access our newest online resources!

Powered by ProQuest, Black Freedom Struggle provides an open primary source of curated content on six time periods that focus on the Black experience, for research and study purposes.

Brainfuse HelpNow (scroll down to access database)
Brainfuse offers on-demand eLearning for all ages, and personalized homework help in core subjects (math, reading, writing, science and social studies) including SAT preparation.

Consumer Reports (scroll down to access database)
Easily browsable format allows for side-by-side comparisons, includes all product reviews featured in their magazine, and access to legacy reviews.
This Week's Events: Oct. 30 - Nov. 7
Get Fit With Your Library
Zumba Gold Halloween!
Saturday, October 31
ONLINE EVENT. Join Fitness Instructor Jess Salman for a weekly virtual movement class every Saturday at 11am in November!

This Week: Zumba Gold Halloween!

Next Week, Nov. 7: Strong Seniors

Registration required. Click on the button at right for more information and/or to register.
Halloween Event!
Trick-or-Treat Trail
Saturday, October 31
2 - 4pm
Visit the Rodgers Library for some curbside Trick-or-Treating! 

Themed tents ("Spider on a Web," "Disney Princesses," "Coco/Day of the Dead," etc.) in our parking lot will be stocked with treats for costumed Trick-or-Treaters ONLY of all ages to enjoy.

Stop by (with your mask please!) and celebrate Halloween with us! Boo!!
Teen & Tween Services
Hamilton Trivia!
Tuesday, November 3
Tweens: 1:30pm
Teens: 3pm
Are you a Hamilton fan? How well do you know the musical Hamilton?

Test your knowledge of the amazing musical. Extra prizes for anyone who dresses up or is willing to drop a verse. 

Prizes can be picked up at the library.
*There is no school in Hudson on Election Day. 

Registration required. Click on the buttons below for more information and/or to register.

Ultimate Presentation for Red Sox Nation
Wednesday, November 4
ONLINE EVENT. Take a fun and enlightening journey through Boston Red Sox history with Martin Gillin, the author of The Ultimate Boston Red Sox Time Machine Book. This presentation features videos and photographs of the greatest and most fascinating players, teams, events and moments in franchise history.

Registration required. Click on the button below for more information and/or to register.
First Friday Tech Chats
"Internet Safety"
DATE CHANGE: Friday, November 13
(Previously Nov. 6)
ONLINE EVENT. Join us on the first Friday of each month on Zoom for a Tech Talk on a chosen topic.
This session:

• Internet Safety: Managing Your Risk •

Registration required. Click on the button at right for more information and to register.
Children's Events: November Fun!!
Sign Up For
(Remote Education Assistance Drop-Off, Supervised) 
The Rodgers Memorial Library Children's Room is here to help! We have recently started a new program called READS.
  • Register your child for a two hour block to work remotely from the library.
  • There will be adult supervision at all times.
  • Parents do not stay with the kids.
  • This is a chance for you to have a break and for your kids to have a change of scenery in a safe environment!
Kids should come prepared with their own equipment (laptops, headphones, pencils, paper etc.). The library will have bottled water, juice boxes and some individual snacks for kids. Masks will be required, and bathroom facilities will be made available.
Registration required. Ages 8 and up. Register by clicking on the button below.
Diwali Fun!
Diwali is the Indian festival of lights, celebrated by Hindus around the world! Want your kids to learn a little bit more about this beautiful holiday? Sign them up for our "Diwali Storytime" and "Let’s Bake, Diwali Style" by clicking on the buttons below. 
Diwali Storytime
Tuesday, November 10
Have your littles learn about something new and register them for our Diwali Storytime! 
This program is virtual, you will recieve the Zoom link upon registration. 

Registration required. Click on the button below to register.
Let's Bake, Diwali Style!
Tuesday, November 10
For this program, we will be baking up two recipes made during Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights. 

Registration required. Click on the button below for more information, a list of ingredients, and to register.
Graphic Novel Book Club!
Mondays in November
This month we will be starting up a new weekly program: a graphic novel book club! We will be reading Hilo: The Boy Who Crashed to Earth. Every week, we will do a different activity related to the world of the book! 

Registration required. Click on the button below to register.
Percy Jackson Book Club
Thursday, November 5
Love Percy Jackson? Then register for our weekly "Percy Jackson Book Club" by clicking on the button below!

Registration required. Click on the button below to register. 
Pokemon Club Continues
Thursdays in November
Want to learn how to battle? Show off your new Pokemon cards? Make new friends? Then register for our weekly Pokemon Club by clicking on the button to register!

Registration required. Click on the button at right to register. 
Don't forget to visit our
Trick-or-Treat Trail! October 31, 2 - 4pm
Click on the Spooky Cat or the Evil Halloween Pumpkin Faces above for more information!