New Year's Closings
Tuesday, Dec. 31
Closing at 5pm
Wednesday, Jan. 1
Library Hours
(New Saturday and Sunday hours!)

Monday - Thursday: 9am - 9pm
Friday: 9am - 6pm
Saturday: 9am - 1pm
Sunday: 1-5pm
Donate to Our Mitten Tree!
The library will be collecting mittens of all sizes during January and February for local people in need . Hand made or store bought mittens and gloves welcome.
Help keep someone warm this winter.
AARP Free Tax Help coming February 2020!
AARP will be offering free tax help beginning February 1 at the Hills Memorial Library .
Go online or call the library at 603-886-6030 to schedule an appointment beginning mid-January.
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. You can also p ick up paper registration forms at the library, or contact Amy at and request a form via email.
January Artist
Jason Debow
The paintings and images of Hudson artist Jason Debow will be on display in the Community Room through January.

Artist reception : Sunday, Jan. 5, 2-4:30pm. Meet the artist and enjoy light refreshments.
Genealogy Club
Stories of Our Ancestors
Friday, January 10
What information is contained in a ship’s passenger list? Various personal details were recorded on passenger manifests of immigrant vessels. Join Janis Duffy, past President of TIARA (The Irish Ancestral Research Association) as she shares some of these interesting stories.
DCU Free Concerts
Piano Bar Favorites
Sunday, Jan. 12 @ 2pm
Keith Belanger, one of the performers at the popular Front Porch Piano Bar in Ogunquit, Maine, will entertain with piano bar favorites! Show tunes, standards, pop hits, with requests welcome. Sing along and listen to the hits of yesteryear. 

At right: Keith Belanger
Life Coaching Event
Create a Vision Board for 2020
Tuesday, Jan. 14 @ 6:30pm
It’s a New Year! What a great time to make a vision board. Join Diane MacKinnon, Master Life Coach, for a hands-on session on creating a Vision Board that will help visualize goals for 2020. All supplies will be provided. If you'd like, bring old magazines with images you can cut and use.
Registration requested .
Get Moving @ Your Library
Chair Yoga
Friday, Jan. 17 @ 2pm
Join Jess Salman for a Chair Yoga and Arthritic Movement class.
Space is limited.
Please register . Walk-ins welcome on a space available basis
LIthuanian Cooking
Saturday, Jan. 18 @ 11am
Join Chef Oonagh Williams as she cooks up some delicious creamy mushroom leek soup / grybų sriuba su porais and cottage cheese potato puffs / kepti bulviniai varškėčiai (seen at right).
Registration required .
A History of the New Hampshire Presidential Primary
Sunday, Jan. 19 @ 2pm
Join us for a brief history of the New Hampshire Presidential Primary, from its origins during the Progressive era of the early 20 th century into its current iteration as the premiere event that helps determine the election of the President of the United States.
Documentary filmmaker John Gfroerer will show clips from the documentary, "The Premier Primary, New Hampshire and Presidential Elections."
Snow Date: Sunday, February 2 @ 2pm
Children's Events
Jumbled Up January!
Drop in and play with different kinds of puzzles! No registration required.

Jan. 5-11 : Jigsaw Puzzle Week
Jan. 12-18 : Pencil Puzzles
Jan. 19-25 : Game Week
January 26- Feb. 1 : Perilous Puzzles! A week of mini escape activities!

Regular weekly programming resumes in February.
Teen Events
Friends of the Library of Hudson
Second Hand Prose
Sunday, Jan. 12
11am - 3pm
Hills Memorial Basement
The Friends of the Library "Second Hand Prose" Used Book Sale is held 11am-3pm every second Sunday of the month in the lower level of the Hills Memorial Library Building at 18 Library Street.  
Friends of the Library Meeting
Tuesday, Jan. 21 @ 7pm
All are welcome!
Reports will be submitted on December FOL activities: Decorating, Santa's Visit, GFWC Christmas Craft Fair, and Blood Drive.
Additional January Events
Monthly Events
Evening Book Discussion*
The Clothes They Stood Up In
By Alan Bennett
Thursday, 1/2, 7pm

Singalong at Fairview Healthcare
Wednesday, 1/8, 3-4pm
Monday, 1/20, 2-4pm
203 Lowell Road, Hudson

Mystery Readers Book Club*
Drizzled with Death
By Jessie Crockett
Thursday, 1/9, 1pm

Secondhand Prose Book Sale
Sunday, 1/12, 11am - 3pm
Hills Memorial Library basement
18 Library Street

Monthly Writing Group
Friday, 1/17
9:30am - 12:30pm

Book Discussion*
A Gentleman in Moscow
By Amor Towles
Tuesday, 1/21, 1:30pm
Monthly Events (cont.)
Free Film!
Once Upon a Hollywood
Wednesday, 1/22, 2 & 6:30pm
Monthly Films have been moved to the 4th Wednesday of the month.
Films are sponsored by the Friends of the Library of Hudson, NH

Weekly Events

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
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