Independent Bookstore Day!! [4/30]

The Learned Owl is so very excited to host our first large event in quite some time! Join us to celebrate our amazing independent bookstore community with trivia, prizes, giveaways, and special IBD book releases and merchandise. As an added celebration, we'll be participating in Spirit Week during the days leading up to IBD:


Monday April 25th – Crazy hat day

Tuesday April 26th – Plaid day

Wednesday April 27th – Bookstore (or book lover) shirt day

Thursday April 28th – Dress as your favorite book character day

Annual Sidewalk Sale [7/15-7/18]

Stop by the Learned Owl for the Merchants of Hudson Annual Sidewalk Sale. We have a selection of discounted stock, including books, cards and other items for sale out in front of the store. Almost everything inside the store will also be marked down by 20%. There are lots of great books and great deals you don't want to miss out on!


Independent Bookstore Day is a national party, taking place in indie bookstores across the country on April 24th. Along with their virtual events, we will be hosting an author at our store! Independent Bookstore Day is also a great day to get exclusive books and book products that you can't get at any other time or at any other place. To see our catalog of IBD products, click here! We have a bunch of free goodies for IBD as well, so you'll have to come in and see what you can get!

Scholastic Parents Night [2/10]

It's difficult getting kids to read in a society full of action-packed TV shows and video games, but Scholastic Parents Night is here to help! At Scholastic Parents Night, a panel of Scholastic authors, editors and education experts will answer your burning questions on how to engage kids with books, build their skills, and grow their confidence. Along with receiving digital swag after the event, you can stop by the shop to get special give-aways while supplies last. Interested in attending?

VIRTUAL: Bill Nye at the Hudson Library [1/7]

The Hudson Library will be hosting Bill Nye on January 7th at 7pm. Nye will be discussing his book Bill Nye's Great Big World of Science.

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


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ISBN: 9781419746765
Availability: On Our Shelves Now - Click for Details
Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - October 27th, 2020

An instant New York Times bestseller!

The must-have, everything-you
-need-to-know science book from every kid’s favorite science educator, Bill Nye
Science educator, TV host, and New York Times–bestselling author Bill Nye is on a mission to help kids understand and appreciate the science that m

VIRTUAL: Jerry Craft at the Hudson Library [10/22]

The Hudson Library will be hosting Jerry Craft on October 22th at 6:30pm. Craft will be discussing his book New Kid.

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


New Kid Cover Image
By Jerry Craft, Jerry Craft (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780062691194
Availability: Usually Arrives in 3-5 Days
Published: Quill Tree Books - February 5th, 2019

Winner of the Newbery Medal, Coretta Scott King Author Award, and Kirkus Prize for Young Readers’ Literature! 

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!!

Emily Duncan Pre-Orders Open

We have limited quantities of signed Ruthless Gods left. If you would like to order one, please feel free to call or place an online order.

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Ruthless Gods: A Novel (Something Dark and Holy #2) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250195692
Availability: Usually Arrives in 3-5 Days
Published: Wednesday Books - April 7th, 2020

The stunning sequel to instant New York Times bestseller, Wicked Saints

Nadya doesn’t trust her magic anymore. Serefin is fighting off a voice in his head that doesn’t belong to him. Malachiasz is at war with who--and what--he’s become.

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.