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Tonight: This Changes Everything Book Discussion Group

Tonight (3/31) from 6:45 – 8:00 p.m.: Three-Part Book Discussion of This Changes Everything by Naomi Klein

Pierson Library, All Souls Interfaith Gathering, and 350.org Vermont invite you to join us for a discussion of New York Times Nonfiction Bestseller This Changes Everything by Naomi Klein. Explore the link between climate change and capitalism, create a framework for addressing global warming, and look at ways of adapting and improving our resiliency to the impacts of shifting weather. Please Register. Limited number of copies of the book will be available at the desk. The discussion schedule will be as follows: 3/31 – Section 2 (Magical Thinking).

Origami Mondays – Last Chance!

Join us for our final Origami Monday today at 3:15 p.m. Today’s theme: Animals!

Pierson Library Trustee Opening

The Pierson Library Board of Trustees wish former Trustee, Brian Brock, good luck with his move and new job in New Jersey and heartily thank him for his time and wonderful enthusiasm in helping shape the policy and future of the library. We are now looking for another civic-minded enthusiastic Shelburne citizen to step in to fulfill the last two years of his term. The board meets monthly and has the responsibility for establishing library policy, developing long-range plans and managing assets.  For more information please email me or stop in the library and speak with Lara.  If you are interested in becoming a Pierson Library Trustee please send a letter of interest to Joe Colangelo, Town Manager, P.O. Box 88, Shelburne, VT 05482 or jcol...@shelburnevt.org

Meet Walter Wick & Nissa Kauppila!

TODAY at 4:00 p.m. at the Shelburne Museum Pizzagalli Center for Art & Education

The Power of Curiosity 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 Authors/Illustrators on the topic “The Power of Curiosity.” This off-site series features the interviewing talents of Fran Stoddard, known to many from her programs on VPT and VPR. FREE & open to the public.

Today at the Museum – meet the photographer of the I Spy books and author/photographer of Can You See What I See? Walter Wick (whose exhibition is opening at the Museum this weekend!) and VT Fine Artist Nissa Kauppila (http://nissakauppila.com/).

Tuesday Fun at the Pierson!

Tech Week continues at the Pierson Library! Need help downloading audiobooks or e-books? Want to learn about Facebook and emailing pictures? Have some other issue we might be able to help solve? We love a good technology question! Call the library to make a 1-on-1 tech appointment with our staff during library hours. 985-5124.

Tonight from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.: Chess Club – Chess players of all ages and experience levels are invited to attend our NEW monthly Chess Club hosted by Pierson Library! Come play a game or two and learn a few moves from other players in this relaxed, supportive atmosphere. Boards & pieces will be available, but attendees are also encouraged to bring their own.

Also tonight: 3/24, 3/31, & 4/7 from 6:45 – 8:00 p.m.: Three-Part Book Discussion of This Changes Everything by Naomi Klein – Pierson Library, All Souls Interfaith Gathering, and 350.org Vermont invite you to join us for a discussion of New York Times Nonfiction Bestseller This Changes Everything by Naomi Klein. Explore the link between climate change and capitalism, create a framework for addressing global warming, and look at ways of adapting and improving our resiliency to the impacts of shifting weather. Please Register. Limited number of copies of the book will be available at the desk. The discussion schedule will be as follows: 3/24 – Intro & Section 1 (Bad Timing); 3/31 – Section 2 (Magical Thinking); 4/7 – Section 3 (Starting Anyway)

Busy Thursday Afternoon at the Library!

3:15 p.m.: Thursday Afternoon Movie: Night at the Museum 3: Secret of the Tomb

6:30 p.m.: Minecraft Club! (Grades 5-8) Middle School students gather to build and collaborate in the world of Minecraft. Space is limited, so please call to register your place. 985-5124

6:30 p.m.: Library Trustee Meeting: Agenda – http://shelburnevt.org/AgendaCenter/ViewFile/Agenda/03192015-147

Mid-March Calendar Reminder

The end of March is looking even busier than the beginning! Please join us for an upcoming program!

Check out our calendar below! March 2015 Calendar Descriptions

Mahjong Wednesday!

Chinese & American Mahjong today at 1:30 p.m.! This new group meets the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of every month. Please join us!

Origami Monday!

Join us today at 3:15 p.m. for Origami Club! Today’s theme: Useful Origami. Ages 4+

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Hours
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
Sunday:Closed

Location
5376 Shelburne Road
Shelburne, Vermont 05482

Telephone
802 985-5124