Vol. 3: No. 46 | December 10, 2021
You've heard of Santa Claus, but have you heard of Belsnickel?

"The Belsnickel is a loud, cantankerous guy, dressed in furs and carrying a bundle of birch switches, who visits children in the weeks before Christmas, asking whether they’ve been nice or naughty in the preceding year." Click to read more

Mittens, Gloves, and Hats Donation Drive
Bring new mittens, gloves, hats and scarves to the Reference Desk now through December.

Handmade and store bought items welcome. Donations will be given to local charitable organizations.

While you are here, admire the Mitten Tree, decorated with items made by our Friday Stitchers Group.
Cookbook Available Now! Great for a Holiday Gift!

A Taste of Hudson New Hampshire is a recent compilation of all recipe types contributed by folks who live and work right here in Hudson! 

Each cookbook is $10 and ALL proceeds will go directly to Hudson's local food pantry. 

If you would like to purchase this book, please see a librarian at the Circulation Desk.
Events This Week: December 11 through December 17
Visit our website to see all upcoming events
Regrettably, the following programs needed to be cancelled for next week.
Curious Kids: Dec. 13 at 10am
Novel Nation: Dec. 13 at 4:00pm
Adventurers Storytime: Dec. 14 at 10am
Pokémon: Dec. 14 @ 6pm
Movers & Shakers: Dec. 15 @ 10am
Movers & Shakers: Dec. 15 @ 10:30am
Teen Smash Bros: Dec. 15 @ 2:30pm
Family Dance Party: Dec. 16 @ 10am
Geopolitics on Zoom: Dec. 16 @ 1pm
Homeschool STEAM: Dec. 16 @ 2:30pm
Full STEAM: Dec.16 @ 5:30pm
Songs & Snuggles: Dec. 17 @ 10am
Felt Ornament Workshop
Saturday, December 11 @ 10:30am
Make two felt ornaments, each using a different felt art technique. There is a $20 materials fee for this workshop.
Second Hand Prose Sale
Sunday, December 12 @ 11am
Sponsored by Friends of the Library. Hills Memorial Building (downstairs). Masks preferred. Capacity may be limited. Books, CDs, DVDs for all ages, $2.00 or less.

18 Library St. 
Hudson, NH
"A Christmas Story" Book/Movie Discussion and Pot Luck Lunch
Tuesday, December 14 @ 12pm
Join us for a potluck lunch at 12:00, followed by a screening of "A Christmas Story" and a discussion of the film and the beloved story by Jean Shepherd on which it was based. Feel free to join us even if you haven't read the book!
Call the library at 603-886-6030 and tell Amy the dish you will share with the group, or email her at amyfriedman@rodgerslibrary.org. Copies of the book are available at the library. All are welcome.
Stitchers Group
Friday December 17 @ 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.
Free Friday Film "This Christmas"
Friday, December 17 @ 1 pm

Enjoy films on our large screen while munching on freshly-popped popcorn!

*Free Films are sponsored by The Friends of the Library of Hudson, NH.

Register to guarantee your seat, walk-ins welcome on a space available basis.
Normal Library Hours
Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 
9am - 5pm
Tuesday, Thursday: 9am - 9pm
Saturday: 9am - 1pm
Sunday: CLOSED