51 N. 5th ST
Hudson, New York 12534
Phone: 518-828-1792


The Hudson Area Library, located in Hudson, NY, enriches the quality of life by providing free and equal access to programs, services and resources, and by creating opportunities for all members of our community to connect, create, learn and grow.

The library’s History Room houses resources that pertains to the history of the City of Hudson, Greenport and Stockport, as well as Columbia County and New York State. Among the holdings are sets of Hudson City Directories, Hudson High School’s Blue and Gold Yearbooks, early editions of poetry books by Edna St. Vincent Millay, historical periodicals, vintage postcards, and photographs including the Neefus Collection and photographs from the Rowles Collection. The archival collections contain newspaper clippings, original documents, photographs, local history booklets, pamphlets, and local oral histories. The books are all cataloged and searchable online in the Mid-Hudson Library System. The archival collections are organized by finding aid and container lists, which are available on the library's website.

Hudson Area Library is a member of the Southeastern New York Library Resources Council.