Entrepreneurship Series: Search Engine Marketing
Learn how to leverage your website to reach clients with Leslie Carruthers, President of The Search Guru on March 21 at 6:30 p.m. Carruthers founded The Search Guru, a search engine marketing (SEM) and search engine optimization (SEO) company to help create custom digital marketing solutions for businesses.
Leslie Carruthers is a seasoned Internet marketing professional and search engine marketer. Her background includes internet marketing since 1999, and search engine marketing (SEM) since 2001. In 2012, Carruthers was named one of the top women in SEO. She also is a consultant and faculty member for SuccessWorks, an internationally renowned search firm serving enterprise-level corporations.
Carruthers has also served on the Board of Directors of The Web Association and was Director of Communication for the Cleveland Chapter of the Association of Internet Professionals.
The Entrepreneurship Series is sponsored by the Burton D. Morgan Foundation.
Register for this free program at hudsonlibrary.org or call 330-653-6658 ext. 1010.
List to food entrepreneurship panel March 23
The Hudson Library & Historical Society will host a Food Entrepreneurship Panel as part of its Winter/Spring 2017 Entrepreneurship Series on March 23 at 6:30 p.m.
Phil Nabors of Mustard Seed Market & Caf, Brian Gura, owner of Cleveland Tofu and president at International Specialty Produce (ISP), Inc., Linda Coleman of Olive My Heart and Elizabeth and Maggie Pryor, co-founders of Chill Pop Shop will share their founder stories, challenges and successes. The panel will be moderated by Vivian Goodman of WKSU's Quick Bites and a member of Les Dames d'Escoffier of Cleveland.
Phil Nabors is the president of Mustard Seed Market & Caf. This specialty food store is "locally owned and family grown," with stores in Montrose, Solon and the newest location, Highland Square in Akron.
Brian Gura has owned Cleveland Tofu, which is produced at ISP, since 2005. His tofu was developed for American palates and is closer to the texture of meatloaf as opposed to the pat style of Asian tofu.
Linda Coleman is the owner of Olive my Heart, a family-run business located in Hudson. The shop offer vinegars and olive oils from around the world and their shop includes tasting rooms.
Chill Pop Shop cofounders are Elizabeth Pryor, CEO and Maggie Pryor, Product Director, of this Cleveland-based food business. They produce frozen fruit pops with real fruit and natural, fresh ingredients. The company has quickly grown from selling pops from a push cart at local markets to being available in more than 60 stores throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Eastern region of the county including Whole Foods.
The Entrepreneurship Series is sponsored by the Burton D. Morgan Foundation. Register for this free program online at hudsonlibrary.org or call 330-653-6658 ext.1010.
Meet Belle from 'Beauty and the Beast' March 28
Children are invited to join Belle from the story of "Beauty and the Beast" as she visits the library March 28 at 2 p.m.
Enjoy pictures with Belle, crafts related to this beloved fairy tale, including creating a paper rose, and a showing of the animated film. Children are invited to dress up as their favorite character from this story. This program is geared toward pre-K through grade 5 and their families.
Registration is required. Visit hudsonlibrary.org or call 330-653-6658.
Author Paul Watson discusses new book
Join Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Paul Watson as he discusses the mystery behind an 1845 shipwreck and its recent discovery as chronicled in his latest book, "Ice Ghosts: The Epic Hunt for the Lost Franklin Expedition," at the Hudson Library & Historical Society on March 28 at 7 p.m.
Watson, who himself was on the icebreaker that led the discovery expedition in 2014, will tell the fascinating true story of Sir John Franklin and his crew who set off in search of the fabled Northwest Passage and were forced to abandon ship. Booklist calls the book, "Riveting. . . . An engrossing chronicle of a legendary doomed naval voyage and the nearly 200-year effort to bring the Franklin Expedition to a close."
Watson is the author of Where War Lives and the recipient of the Pulitzer Prize, the National Headliner Award, the George Polk Award and the Robert Capa Gold Medal.
Copies of "Ice Ghosts" will be available for purchase and signing courtesy of the Learned Owl Book Shop. Register for this free program online at hudsonlibrary.org or call 330-653-6658 ext. 1010.
An evening with Amy Stewart
Author Amy Stewart returns to discuss her New York Times bestseller, "Wicked Plants: The Weed that Killed Lincoln's Mother and Other Botanical Atrocities" at the Hudson Library & Historical Society on April 3 at 7 p.m.
In "Wicked Plants," Stewart tackles plants that kill, maim, intoxicate and otherwise offend. Learn about which plants to avoid (like exploding shrubs), which plants make themselves exceedingly unwelcome (like the vine that ate the South) and which ones have been killing for centuries (like the weed that killed Abraham Lincoln's mother). Stewart will draw upon history, medicine, science and more for this lively and entertaining program.
Stewart is the author of eight books, including four nonfiction New York Times bestsellers: "The Drunken Botanist," "Wicked Bugs," "Wicked Plants" and "Flower Confidential." She is the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship, the American Horticulture Society's Book Award and an International Association of Culinary Professionals Food Writing Award.
This program is generously sponsored by the Hudson Garden Club. Copies of "Wicked Plants" will be available for purchase and signing courtesy of the Learned Owl Book Shop. Register for this free program at hudsonlibrary.org or call 330-653-6658 ext. 1010.
Compete in the Teen Poetry Slam
The Hudson Library will be hosting a Teen Poetry Slam April 6 at 7 p.m.
Bring your most creative stanzas to the teen room. The poet who receives the most applause will win a Starbucks gift card. Be sure to bring a printed copy of your poem on hand for the librarian to review. The library will also serve tea and cookies.