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.
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.
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?”
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!
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.
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.