Lego Club! Friday Afternoons starting at 3:15 on 4/18

Lego ClubLego aficionados ages 5+ gather for an afternoon of free building with the library’s Lego  collection. All creations may be photographed for your Lego photo journal, and the Club will culminate in a building competition on  Friday,  April 25th at 1:00 p.m. Please register. (Ages 5+)

Welcome Caitlin to the Pierson Library!

Caitlin Bell joined us on April 4 as our part-time Assistant Children’s Librarian.  She will be working on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday afternoons helping Katie Bosley.  Caitlin’s family is from Shelburne: her Mom grew up here and her grandparents still live in town.  Caitlin attended the Savannah College of Art & Design and has her own business designing toys and clothing for kids.  She also makes the patterns for her designs.  She was drawn to this position because she “loves working with kids.”  Lara Keenan, the Library Director, commented “We’re so happy that Caitlin is now on staff.  Her youthful enthusiasm and creativity will help us bring exciting new children’s programs to the Pierson.

Tech Tutoring @ The Pierson Library

Monday 4/14 through Friday 4/18 during Library hours: Tech Tutoring @ The Pierson Library – Ever wish you had someone who would sit down with you and answer questions about your computer, laptop, tablet, or smartphone – from the basic “how do I use the mouse or read my email” questions to the more advanced “how do I download audiobooks or ebooks?” The Pierson Library staff offer one-on-one, personalized technology training for seniors to help you with your technology questions.  Please register for a specific time slots by calling the library at 985-3124 or signing up when you next drop by.

Judith Tuttle Artist Reception – April 8th 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Judith Tuttle Artist Reception – Join us for a reception with Judith Tuttle, the artist whose soft pastels depicting waterscapes are on display in the Library during April and May. Light refreshments will be served. Tuesday 4/8 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Just Announced: Barrie Dunsmore at the Pierson Library

Just announced! On Monday (4/7) at 6:30 p.m. at the Pierson Library, the Library partners with the Writers’ Barn to bring VPR commentator, veteran ABC News Foreign Correspondent, and award-winning journalist Barrie Dunsmore to Shelburne to speak about current events in the Ukraine in a talk entitled “Cold War 2.0?”

La Boheme @ The Pierson Library!

Join us this Thursday (4/3) at 3:00 p.m. for a lecture on with Shelburne Resident/Opera Expert Toni Hill. Prepare for the Metropolitan Opera’s Live Broadcast of La Boheme at Palace 9 Cinemas by joining us for a discussion of the story, the music, and the MET’s production of La Boheme.

Reminder: Community Conversation Series with Fran Stoddard

A reminder that the Pierson Library – in collaboration with All Souls Interfaith Gathering, the Shelburne Museum, and Shelburne Farms – will be co-hosting the Community Conversation Series with Fran Stoddard today at 4:00p.m. at the All Souls Interfaith Gathering (291 Bostwick Farm Road). Today, Fran will speak with poet Daniel Lusk and author Marilyn Webb Neagley on the theme of Nature. We hope to see you there!

Vermont Authors Community Conversation Series with Fran Stoddard

Wednesday 4/2 at 4:00 p.m. at All Souls Interfaith Gathering: Vermont Authors Community Conversation Series with Fran Stoddard - The Pierson Library partners with Shelburne Farms, Shelburne Museum, and All Souls Interfaith Gathering to offer an incredible series of conversations with 6 Vermont Authors/Illustrators. Hosted at All Souls at 291 Bostwick Farm Road, this free series features the interviewing talents of Fran Stoddard, known to many from her programs on VPT and VPR. On 4/2, Fran will talk with Marilyn Webb Neagley on the theme of Nature.

Tuesday Tea – “Rosemary & Thyme” April 1st

Tuesday Tea – Our monthly tea-and-treat gathering continues with a relaxed discussion of the BBC drama Rosemary & Thyme! RSVP requested. Tuesday 4/1 at 3:00 p.m.

Daniel Lusk Poetry reading

Thursday 3/27 at 6:30 p.m.: Daniel Lusk Poetry reading – A local Vermont poet, a Vermont Arts Council Juried Artist, a member of the Poetry Society of America, and a listed poet in the national directory of Poets & Writers, Inc., Daniel has received numerous awards for his poetry and teaching. His latest collection of poems, Kin, was published in September by Shelburne’s Wind Ridge Publishing.


Monday:10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday:10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday:10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday:10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday:10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday:10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

5376 Shelburne Road
Shelburne, Vermont 05482

802 985-5124