Program addresses anxiety in children

Dr. Christopher Flessner returns to the Hudson Library and Historical Society Jan. 10 at 7 p.m. with a second program about treating anxiety in children. He will focus on different forms of treatment available to the families of children with anxieties. He will discuss some ways to help families sort through the many treatment options and will conclude with a more detailed description of cognitive behavior therapy for children experiencing symptoms of anxiety or obsessive compulsive disorder.

Dr. Flessner is an assistant professor in the department of psychology at Kent State University and director of the Child Anxiety Research (CARe) Program. He earned his doctorate in clinical psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and completed his clinical internship and postdoctoral training at Brown Medical School. He is also a member of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America and the International Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Foundation.

There is no registration for this program. For more information, call the reference desk at 330-653-6658 ext. 1010 or email

E-reader help sessions offered in January

The Hudson Library and Historical Society will offer several 30-minute, one-on-one help sessions on e-readers, including the NOOK, Kindle and iPad. These tutoring sessions will be offered on Monday and Wednesday afternoons in January, beginning on Jan. 14.

The library now has a growing collection of e-books available for download to most e-reader devices. The library will also offer a session to learn how to download library e-books Jan. 17 at 7 p.m.

Registration is required. Sign up at the reference desk on the second floor or call 330-653-6658 ext. 1010.

Learn how to download library eBooks Jan. 17

Hudson library staff will cover the basics of downloading materials from the library's e-media collection Jan. 17 at 7 p.m.

This session will cover the types of electronic services and materials available from the library, the basics of library eBook downloading, including step-by-step instructions for downloading items to your device, and tips and tricks for getting the most out of the library eBook downloads. Laptops, e-readers, tablets and smart phones will all be covered in this session.

To register for this free program by calling 330-653-6658 ext. 1010 or visit