Galleries

SetTitlePhotosDescrDate
Hamilton ThrowdownHamilton Throwdown44Teens were excited to be "in the room where it happened"! They competed in Hamilton musical and history trivia games, faced off in "lyric duels" (complete with Nerf guns!), sang Hamilton karaoke, and made Hamilton-themed bottlecap necklaces. Rise up!
Teen
07/10/18
Dungeons and Dragons ClubDungeons and Dragons Club3Our intrepid teens are preparing to go on an adventure set in an imaginary realm full of dragons and wizards, oh my! This fun roleplaying game is easy to learn and yields hours of entertainment.
Teen
07/06/18
Pride in Library Day 2018Pride in Library Day 201819We had a plethora of activities for patrons during Pride in Library Day, from a book jewelry craft to Rockin' Robots, the University of Akron Steel Drum Band performance, free ice cream, face painting, balloon animals and giant bouncy inflatables for kids! Plus we debuted our new Eclectic Collection of items such as guitars and board games that can be borrowed for free, and our new teen Playaway Lock collection of pre-loaded e-book readers.
Children,Teen
06/28/18
ToshoCon 2018 at Hudson LibraryToshoCon 2018 at Hudson Library161Teens from the area converged on Hudson Library & Historical Society to celebrate all things anime, from anime screenings & ramen-noodle eating contests & gaming to cosplay & trivia battles. This program is jointly sponsored by the Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library and the Hudson Library & Historical Society; this year Hudson hosted.
Teen
06/15/18
Name That TuneName That Tune6teams of teens competed to see who was fastest at correctly identifying song titles and artists from audioclips played. Winners received giftcards, courtesy of the Friends of the Library.
Teen
06/12/18
Super Smash Bros Brawl Tournament 2018Super Smash Bros Brawl Tournament 20188Ten teens competed in this Smash Bros double-elimination tournament on the WiiU for GameStop giftcard prizes.
Teen
06/02/18
Peeps Diorama Contest 2018Peeps Diorama Contest 201885Kids, teens and adults let their imagination turn to peeps marshmallow treats in our annual diorama contest! Sponsored by the Friends of the Library, prizes included Target giftcards and peeps merchandise. Our "Peeple's Choice" Award was voted on by everyone who attended the peeps party and unveiling.
Teen
04/05/18
Peeps Diorama Contest 2018Peeps Diorama Contest 201885Kids, teens and adults let their imagination turn to peeps marshmallow treats in our annual diorama contest! Sponsored by the Friends of the Library, prizes included Target giftcards and peeps merchandise. Our "Peeple's Choice" Award was voted on by everyone who attended the peeps party and unveiling.
Children
04/05/18
Ready Player OneReady Player One40Teens and adults spent a fun day during Spring Break playing retro videogames on vintage systems like the original Nintendo, SEGA Genesis and N64, and simulations of arcade games such as Joust and Galaga, which tied in to the 1980's theme of the book and movie Ready Player One by Ernest Cline. We also demonstrated a MergeCube and ONN augmented reality headset. Players competed in our QR code scavenger hunt for the chance to win an autographed copy of the book; we also gave away RPO merchandise prizes, courtesy of the Friends of the Library.
Adult,Teen
03/28/18
Japanese Culture at Anime ClubJapanese Culture at Anime Club35We had a special guest from Japan, the Japan Outreach Coordinator from Kent State University Mr. Haru Osugi, teach our Anime Club members how to wear ceremonial Japanese clothing and conduct a tea ceremony.
Teen
03/10/18