“The Slanted Screen” – Indieflix Independent Movie Night @ 6:45 pm

Tuesday 7/29 at 6:45 p.m.: “The Slanted Screen” – Indieflix Independent Movie Night – Join us as we live-stream this award-winning documentary examining Hollywood’s portrayals of Asian men in film and television. The 60-minute film includes interviews with actors, directors, and producers including Jason Scott Lee, Bobby Lee, and Justin Lin. A brief discussion will follow the screening. Indieflix is a streaming movie service that provides unlimited access to award-winning shorts, feature films, and documentaries from around the world. You, too, can access this service with your library card. Look for the link on

Night Sky: Thursday July 24th @ 1pm

Thursday 7/24 at 1:00 p.m.: Night Sky – Learn your way around the night sky. Get to know the phases of the moon using Oreo cookies, make a replica of the moon to take home, and learn a constellation or two to boot! Please register.

Discussion with Charlotte Albers, designer of our butterfly garden

Discussion with Charlotte Albers : Thursday July 24th at 10:30 a.m. – Shelburne’s own Charlotte Albers, landscape architect with Paintbox Gardens – will discuss her design of the interactive and educational Butterfly Flower Garden in front of the Library. Why did she choose those particular flowers for the Library grounds? She’ll answer this question and many more – and will bring attendees outside for a guided tour through the garden.

Goo! Gack! Slime! Thursday 7/17 at 1:00 p.m.

Thursday 7/17 at 1:00 p.m.: Goo! Gack! Slime! Try your hand at creating a variety of goopy concoctions. Is it liquid? Is it solid? Is it sticky gross and drippy? Put on some old clothes and come get your hands dirty at this fun event for folks who like to mix, concoct, and experiment!  Please call 985-5124 to register.                                  

Scientific Toys Wednesday @ 1:00 pm!

Scientific Toys – Make an interactive toy and learn the science that makes it work! Wednesday July 16th @ 1:00 pm. This week we will be making a Oscillating Bird!

Please call 985-5124 to sign up.

Library Butterfly Flower Garden – Before and After!

The green space in front of the library BEFORE:
























Thank you so much – once again – to all our volunteers who helped us plant our garden, and to Charlotte Albers from Paintbox Garden who designed the Butterfly Flower Garden.

Spy Club! Tuesday July 15th @ 1:00 pm

Spy Club!Tuesday July 15th @ 1:00 p.m. Calling all sleuths, detectives, and secret agents! Solve puzzles, build a spy kit, learn to use ciphers and break codes, and take part in fun challenges! Train your brain to solve mysteries! Please call 985-5124 to register.

Closed for the 4th of July

The Pierson Library will be closed on Friday July 4th in observance of Independence Day. We will resume normal hours on Saturday July 5th. The staff and trustees hope everyone has a happy and safe Fourth of July!

Genealogy Resources with John Kelley: Tuesday July 8th at 10:30

Tuesday 7/8 at 10:30 a.m.: Genealogy Resources – Pierson Library volunteer John Kelley guides genealogy beginners to online sources of information and explains what can be found using sources such as Heritage Quest, Ellis Island Genealogy Learning Center, and more. Computers will be available, but please feel free to bring your own laptop. Please register.

July Calendar!

July 2014 Calendar Descriptions


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