Sign up for the Friends of the Pierson Library Book Sale

The sign up sheet to volunteer for the 51st annual Friends of the Pierson Library book sale is available at the front desk of the Pierson Library. We are looking for volunteers to move books from downstairs to the old town hall on Wednesday night, set up and the friends sale on Thursday, throughout the day on Friday and Saturday, and packing up the books on Saturday afternoon. If you are interested in helping on any day please sign up. We look forward to seeing everyone at the book sale!

Fiber Arts Friday (for Adults) – Friday 9/23 at 3:00 p.m.

Friday 9/23 at 3:00 p.m.: Fiber Arts Friday (for Adults) - Join us for our monthly fiber arts group (with tea!) for adults at the Library led by volunteer Sally Kalinoski. Bring a project to the Library for a casual gathering with other like-minded folks.

Imagine Shelburne’s Library Center

Join us on Tuesday September 20th from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm at the Shelburne Vineyard, 6308 Shelburne Road, to look at design options for the new library center and municipal campus. The Steering committee is extremely interested in receiving feedback from the community about what they like and dislike about all design options. You may drop in anytime between 6-8 p.m.

For more information please contact Lara Keenan by phone at 985-5124 or by e-mail Click Here to View Email

We look forward to seeing everyone there and welcome all feed back from our amazing community.

What’s Your Watermark: Tuesday 9/13 at 6:15 p.m.

Tuesday 9/13 at 6:15 p.m.: Movie Viewing: What’s Your Watermark – Join us for a viewing of this documentary film on the water quality issues in Lake Champlain, following by a panel discussion with Chris Rottler (Lake Champlain International), Mary Illick (Lewis Creek Association), and Susan Moegenberg (Shelburne ecologist and Ahead of the Storm volunteer). Co-sponsored by the Natural Resources and Conservation Committee, the Planning Commission, and the Pierson Library.

Happy Birthday Roald Dahl: Tuesday 9/13 @ 3:15 p.m.

Tuesday 9/13 at 3:15 p.m.: Happy Birthday Roald Dahl – Stop in after school, enter to win an excellent Roald Dahl book, and enjoy treats and crafts! No registration necessary.

Argue Less, Love More Communication Workshop: Tuesday 9/6 at 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday 9/6 at 6:30 p.m.: Argue Less, Love More Communication Workshop – An introduction to an amazing compassionate communication method that will help you navigate day-to-day challenges with your self-esteem and your relationships intact …or better than ever. Learn tools for mastering this communication system that leaves you and whoever you are communicating with feeling heard, understood, and valued. Taught by Shelburne residents Paul Sterling & Nathalie Kelly.

Library closed Monday September 5th

The Pierson Library will be closed on Monday September 5th in observance of Labor Day. We will resume normal hours on Tuesday September 6th.

The staff and trustees would like to wish everyone a happy and safe Labor Day weekend.

Geek Mountain State Sci Fi/Fantasy Book Discussion: Radiance by Catherynne Valente

Thursday 9/1 at 7:00 p.m.: Geek Mountain State Sci Fi/Fantasy Book Discussion: Radiance by Catherynne Valente – Pizza will be served. This book discussion is co-hosted by the Pierson Library and Geek Mountain State ( Please Register.

Thursday morning story time returns Sept 1st!

Join us Thursday September 1st at 10:30 a.m. for musical story time with Inger. Join Inger for stories and songs. Story time will be every Thursday following the school year calendar.

Butterfly Gardens with Charlotte Albers: Tuesday 8/23 at 10:30 a.m.

Tuesday 8/23 at 10:30 a.m.: Butterfly Gardens with Charlotte Albers – Local expert Charlotte Albers, owner of Paintbox Garden and designer of the Pierson Library’s Butterfly Garden, shares tips and tricks for creating gardens that encourage pollinators and gives a tour of the Library’s garden.


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