Introducing a great new service that allows you to easily keep track of everything going on in the Hudson area!
Burbio.com is a FREE website
and app that puts schools, library and other local events all in one
calendar. You can create a personalized event feed and even sync events
to your Google or iPhone calendars! You’ll also receive important
notifications if events change.
Library Cardholder Discounts From Museums and Cultural Attractions
The Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS) is developing a
new online program to allow cardholders from participating RAILS
libraries to reserve free passes, discount admission, and other
incentives from cultural attractions in Illinois, such as museums,
cultural centers, zoos, aquariums, gardens, historical societies, etc.
With your Hudson library card you will be able to take advantage of free/discounted admission and other deals from a wide variety of Illinois museums and cultural attractions. Visit the Explore More Illinois FAQ page.
The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum uses a combination of scholarship and showmanship to immerse visitors in Lincoln’s life and times. As an Explore More Illinois attraction, they are offering $2 off the price of a regular adult admission.
The Core Collection is a selection of classics, well-written popular books, and great representations of a genre. View our Library’s Core Collection list or browse our shelves to locate books with a Core Collection label.
Ancestry® Library Edition, distributed exclusively by ProQuest and
powered by Ancestry.com, delivers billions of records in census data,
vital records, directories, photos, and more.
Ancestry Library Edition brings the world’s most popular consumer
online genealogy resource to your library. It’s an unprecedented online
collection of individuals from North America, the United Kingdom,
Europe, Australia, and more.
Answers await everyone—whether professional or hobbyist, expert or novice, genealogist or historian—inside the more than 7,000 available databases. Here, you can unlock the story of you with sources like censuses, vital records, immigration records, family histories, military records, court and legal documents, directories, photos, maps, and more.
You can use Ancestry.com on a library computer or your own device when you are logged in to the library’s wifi.
With NoveList you can discover read-alikes for your favorite book, series or author. You can find out what book comes next in a series, create lists of books you’ve read or want to read. NoveList keeps you up to date with new releases and award lists. You can print or download discussion questions for book groups and much, much more!
The link to NoveList is in the QuickLinks section. Simply sign in with your library card number and find your next great read!
Please don’t let a visual or physical impairment keep you or your loved one from enjoying great books. The Illinois State Library Talking Book and Braille Service provides titles and technology absolutely free of cost to any Illinois resident needing their services.