Events-Adults

VIRTUAL: Harold Holzer at the Hudson Library [1/27]

The Hudson Library will be hosting Harold Holzer on January 27th at 7pm. Holzer will be discussing his book The Presidents versus the Press.

*Note: this is a virtual event and you need to register to join. If you'd like to register, please click here.

 

The Presidents vs. the Press: The Endless Battle between the White House and the Media--from the Founding Fathers to Fake News Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781524745264
Availability: On Our Shelves Now - Click for Details
Published: Dutton - August 25th, 2020

An award-winning presidential historian offers an authoritative account of American presidents' attacks on our freedom of the press.


VIRTUAL: Bob Garfield at the Hudson Library [1/25]

The Hudson Library will be hosting Bob Garfield on January 25th at 7pm. Garfield will be discussing his book American Manifesto.

*Note: this is a virtual event and you need to register to join. If you'd like to register, please click here.

 

American Manifesto: Saving Democracy from Villains, Vandals, and Ourselves Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781640094611
Availability: Usually Arrives in 3-5 Days
Published: Counterpoint - January 12th, 2021

Do you fear for our democracy? Are you perplexed by Trumpism? Are you ready to throw in the towel? Don't! This is your guidebook to reassembling our hyperpolarized American society in six (not-so-easy) steps, written by the cohost of WNYC's On the Media.


VIRTUAL: Andrea Pitzer at the Hudson Library [1/18]

The Hudson Library will be hosting Andrea Pitzer on January 18th at 7pm. Pitzer will be discussing her book Icebound.

*Note: this is a virtual event and you need to register to join. If you'd like to register, please click here.

 

Icebound: Shipwrecked at the Edge of the World Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9781982113346
Availability: On Our Shelves Now - Click for Details
Published: Scribner - January 12th, 2021

In the bestselling tradition of Hampton Sides’s In the Kingdom of Ice, a riveting and cinematic tale of Dutch polar explorer William Barents and his three harrowing Arctic expeditions—the last of which resulted in a relentlessly challenging year-long fight for survival.

The human story has always been one of perseverance—often against remarkable odds.


VIRTUAL: Edward D. Melillo at the Hudson Library [1/13]

The Hudson Library will be hosting Edward D. Melillo on January 13th at 7pm. Melillo will be discussing his book The Butterfly Effect

*Note: this is a virtual event and you need to register to join. If you'd like to register, please click here.

 

The Butterfly Effect: Insects and the Making of the Modern World Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781524733216
Availability: Usually Arrives in 3-5 Days
Published: Knopf - August 25th, 2020

A fascinating, entertaining dive into the long-standing relationship between humans and insects, revealing the surprising ways we depend on these tiny, six-legged creatures.


VIRTUAL: Clive Irving at the Hudson Library [1/11]

The Hudson Library will be hosting Clive Irving on January 11th at 7pm. Irving will be discussing his book The Last Queen.

*Note: this is a virtual event and you need to register to join. If you'd like to register, please click here.

 

The Last Queen: Elizabeth II's Seventy Year Battle to Save the House of Windsor Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781643136141
Availability: Usually Arrives in 3-5 Days
Published: Pegasus Books - January 5th, 2021

A timely and revelatory new biography of Queen Elizabeth (and her family) exploring how the Windsors have evolved and thrived, as the modern world has changed around them.

 Clive Irving’s stunning new narrative biography The Last Queen probes the question of the British monarchy’s longevity.  In 2021, the Queen Elizabeth II final


VIRTUAL: John A Riggs at the Hudson Library [1/5]

The Hudson Library will be hosting John A Riggs on January 5th at 7pm. Riggs will be discussing his book High Tension: FDR's Battle to Power America.

*Note: this is a virtual event and you need to register to join. If you'd like to register, please click here.

 

High Tension: Fdr's Battle to Power America Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781635767322
Availability: On Our Shelves Now - Click for Details
Published: Diversion Books - November 17th, 2020

The story behind one of the greatest peacetime achievements in US history and a model for today's ongoing government fight with big tech―Franklin Delano Roosevelt's crusade to electrify the entire nation.


Halloween Costume Raffle!

For the week of Saturday, October 24th to Saturday, October 31st we will be hosting a raffle! Anyone who comes into the store dressed as a book character (from your favorite novel, comic book, manga, fairy tale, etc...) will be entered into a raffle with a prize of a $30 gift card to the Learned Owl! Let us know who your inspiration was at the counter, so we can enter your name. We can't wait to see what sort of creative costumes you wear!

VIRTUAL: Dr. Lisa DaMour with State of Mind: Hudson [10/8]

Join State of Mind: Hudson on October 8th at 7pm as they host a talk with Dr. Lisa DaMour. The talk will focus on the difference between healthy and unhealthy stress and anxiety, as well as teaching methods to help children face problems, and how to find a balance between being a "helicopter" or a "hands-off" parent.

Untangled: Guiding Teenage Girls Through the Seven Transitions into Adulthood Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780553393071
Availability: Usually Arrives in 3-5 Days
Published: Ballantine Books - April 4th, 2017

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • An award-winning guide to the sometimes erratic and confusing behavior of teenage girls that explains what’s going on, prepares parents for what’s to come, and lets them know when it’s time to worry.
 


Under Pressure: Confronting the Epidemic of Stress and Anxiety in Girls Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780399180071
Availability: Usually Arrives in 3-5 Days
Published: Ballantine Books - February 11th, 2020

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • An urgently needed guide to the alarming increase in anxiety and stress experienced by girls from elementary school through college, from the author of Untangled


Independent Bookstore Day! (w/ Emily Duncan + a raffle!)

Independent Bookstore Day has come again! Having been postponed due to the pandemic, the party had been rescheduled to this Saturday (August 29th). In celebration, we will be hosting author Emily Duncan as she signs her new book, Ruthless GodsIn addition to this, we'll be holding a raffle for a gift card worth $50 for anyone who makes a purchase on Saturday. Come and join the fun!!

Open for pick up, delivery, & shipping Mon.-Sat. 10am - 6pm

With multiple confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the area, we have decided to modify our hours and services in an attempt to serve our community while lowering the risk of exposure to our staff and customers.  We will be available for pick up, delivery, and shipping Monday-Saturday from 10 am - 6 pm.  This is an uncertain time for everyone and we appreciate your support in making this difficult decision.

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