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Reading logs are due on Thursday August 21st to be eligible for the nook!

Don’t forget!! Reading Logs are due at the library by 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 21st in order to be eligible for the Nook Grand Prize competition! Drop off your reading logs at any point before then for a fun end-of-the-summer prize!

Louise Penny Pre-Book Launch Party in Quebec!

Mark your calendars! Saturday 8/23 at 2:00 p.m. in Quebec: Louise Penny Pre-Book Launch Party in Quebec! – Calling all Louise Penny fans! Louise Penny will be speaking at a pre-book launch party at the Community Centre in Knowlton, Quebec. The party is free and open to the public, but very likely to be over-subscribed. We have reserved 12 seats at the event. Would you like to attend? We will help coordinate car pools. Knowlton, on the shores of Lac Brome, is about a two-hour drive from Shelburne. Call Carol at 985-5124 to reserve your seat and to obtain more information.

Bike Commuting Workshop: Getting into Bicycling

Thursday 8/21 at 7:00 p.m.: Bike Commuting Workshop: Getting into Bicycling – Have you been wanting to bike more? Ready to take the next step, but not quite sure where to start? Local Motion can help! In one hour, participants in our Bike Commuting workshop learn all this and more:

  • What gear you need (and don’t need) to stay safe and comfortable
  • How to make sure your bike is in good shape for commuting
  • How to map out a route that fits with your available time and comfort level
  • How to “read” the street and ride safe under a range of conditions

Best of all, not only will you come away with free leg bands, bike seat covers and other resources to help you stay safe, but workshops with 10 or more attendees will be eligible for an on-site raffle of a waterproof bicycle rack bag, so bring your friends! Please call 985-5124 to register.

Test your egg drop design on Wednesday 8/13 at 1:00 p.m.

Wednesday 8/13 at 1:00 p.m.: Science Challenge! – Join us for a science-based challenge on Wednesdays in August! (Ages 5+) Please call 985-5124 to register.
This week we will be testing “egg drop” designs. Put your thinking caps on!

Science of Scent with Courtney Worthington from Healthy Living

Thursday 8/7 at 1:00 p.m.: Science of Scent with Courtney Worthington from Healthy Living – Join Courtney as she explores the science of smell with her Paranorman-themed line of scents! (Ages 5+)

Science Challenge! Wednesday Aug. 8th at 1:00 p.m.

Wednesday 8/6 at 1:00 p.m.: Science Challenge! – Join us for a science-based challenge on Wednesdays in August! (Ages 5+)

This week we will be building bridges!

Please call 985-5124 to register.

August Calendar

August 2014 Calendar Descriptions

Tuesday Tea August 5th at 3:00 p.m.

Tuesday 8/5 at 3:00 p.m.: Tuesday Tea – Our monthly tea-and-treat gathering continues with a casual discussion of the BBC series Doc Martin! Join us for conversation, community, and delicious treats. RSVP requested.

“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 www.piersonlibrary.org

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.

Information

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