Star Wars Party August 1st at 10:30 a.m.

Saturday 8/1 at 10:30 a.m.: Star Wars Party – Celebrate Star Wars with games, crafts, Jedi training, and out-of-this-world snacks! Stormtroopers from the 501st will be in attendance at this awesome event! (All ages) Please Register

Tonight at 6:30 p.m. Dan Bean “Orphan Train”

Tonight at 6:30 p.m. : Orphan Train Riders with Dan Bean – What was an Orphan Train? Who rode them? Why were they used? When did it all start and when did it end? These questions and others will be answered by Dan Bean as he reviews how he became a Vermonter because of one such train. The discussion will also cover other OTR descendants and their fates.

New Pass! Craftsbury Chamber Players 2015 season

The Pierson Library received a very generous donation of two tickets to be used at any of the six Burlington, VT shows from July 22 – August 19th.
Go to for more information on the shows.

Women’s Writing Group Thursday 7/23 at 6:00 p.m.

Thursday 7/23 at 6:00 pm.: Women’s Writing Group with Pamela Blair – Library patron and published author Pamela Blair will facilitate a Women’s Writing Group which will meet monthly on the 4th Thursday of the month at 6:00 pm. She is the co-author of the award winning classic on grief entitled, I Wasn’t Ready to Say Goodbye: Surviving, Coping and Healing After the Sudden Death of a Loved One as well as the companion workbook. She is also the author of The Next Fifty Years: A Guide for Women at Midlife and Beyond and Getting Older Better.
The group is limited to 10 so please sign up in advance.

Jewelry Making with Frances Hoadley

Saturday 7/18 at 10:30 a.m.: Jewelry Making with Frances Hoadley – Learn to make beautiful jewelry with the simplest unexpected materials.  (Age 9+) Please Register 985-5124


Thursday 7/9 at 1:00 p.m.: Meet Local Author and National Geographic Contributor Laurel Neme – Laurel visits the library to talk about animal conservation and amazing primates, and to read aloud her newest book, Orangutan Houdini!

Closed the 3rd & 4th of July

The Pierson Library will be closed on Friday July 3rd and Saturday July 4th.

The staff and trustees wish everyone a happy and safe holiday weekend. Don’t forget to stop by to stock up on books & movies for everyone in the family!

Pigs vs. Monsters: Saturday 6/27 at 10:30 a.m.

Saturday 6/27 at 10:30 a.m.: Pigs vs. Monsters – Demo this new card game before it hits the shelves. Meet the creators and learn about how to turn your great idea into a business! Ages 10+ Please Register.

Fiber Arts Friday with tea!

Friday 6/26 at 3:00 p.m.: Fiber Arts Friday with Tea – Join us for our monthly fiber arts group (with tea!) for adults at the Library hosted by Pierson Library volunteer Sally Kalinosky! If you knit, crochet, quilt, sew, or engage in any of the fiber arts, bring your current project to the Library for a casual gathering with other like-minded folks. We’ll work on our projects together as we share tips, chat, and enjoy a cup of tea.

Tech Tutoring this week!

Monday 6/22–Friday 6/26 during Library Hours: One -on-One Tech Appointments- 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.


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