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Open five days a week, Highlands' Hudson Library serves the area's full-time and seasonal residents with...

• The Latest Fiction and Nonfiction Best-Sellers
• Audiobooks, DVDs and Blue-Rays, Music CDs
• Current Newspapers and Magazines
• Free Wireless Internet Access
• Comfortable Reading room with New Fireplace
• Large Community Space for Private and Nonprofit Groups
• Technology Assistance
• Fun Children's Play Room and StoryTimes
• Educational Computers and Tablets just for Kids
• Access to eBooks, eAudiobooks, and Digital Magazines
• Directions to Local Resources and Attractions
• Weekly Programs and Events
• Local History Collection

and more!
Library Closings
All FRL locations will be closed Monday, May 25th for Memorial Day. Please check the calendar on the home page of this website for holiday closings.
Gene Klein

On Saturday, May 23rd at 10:00am Gene Klein will visit the Hudson Library to discuss his family's harrowing experiences in the Holocaust, as detailed in a book collaboratively written by him and his daughter titled We Got the Water

In 1944, along with more than 400,000 other Hungarian Jews, Gene Klein and his family were forced to leave their home and board one of the very first trains sent from Hungary to Auschwitz.  

We Got the Water: Tracing my Family’s Path Through Auschwitz by Dr. Jill Klein and Gene Klein is now available at the library and additional copies will be available for purchase during his visit.  This program is free and open to the public. 

Please call the library at (828)526-3031 for more information.

Unbroken by Laura HillenbrandHudson Library Book Club

This May the Hudson Library's topic of the month is History’s Hidden Heroes: The Determined, Resilient, and Courageous and the Book Club will reading Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand.  

The subject of the book is Louis Zamperini, who discovered his talent for running and went on to became one of the youngest members of the 1936 U.S. Olympic team. When World War II began the athlete became an airman, and in 1943 his Army Air Forces bomber crashed into the Pacific Ocean.  Against all odds Zamperini survived, adrift on a life raft for 46 days and then spent over two years as a POW in Japan. 

Reserve a copy now through our online catalog or call the library to pick up one that is currently being held at the Hudson Library.
A discussion will occur on the last Tuesday of each month at 10:00 am.
Our next discussion will be on May 26, 2015.

Just for Kids

Hudson Library Children's Room

Hudson Library has a fun and inviting kids room and library, containing a large variety of fiction and nonfiction reading materials, music cds, audiobooks, and videos for children of all ages. Stop by and visit our well-loved dragon puzzle table, use our special children's computers and tablets that are preloaded with fun and educational interactive learning materials.

Children's Storytimes are held every Thursday Morning at 10:00 am and 10:40 am. Registration is not required.