Healing the Body with Whole Foods with Dr. Suzy Harris

Tuesday 9/23 at 7:00 p.m.: Healing the Body with Whole Foods with Dr. Suzy Harris – Join Dr. Harris, Clinical Nutritionist and owner of the Cedar Wood Natural Health Center in South Burlington, for an in-depth look at the numerous benefits of a whole-food-based diet, as well as helpful tips and recipes to keep you on track and energized! Dr. Harris will also discuss Nutrition Response Testing. Complimentary nutritional screenings available for attendees!

Poetry with Sue! Wednesday September 9th at 3:00 p.m.

Wednesday 9/10 and 9/24 at 3:00 p.m.: Writing Group/Poetry Slam with Sue Black – Gather together all your clips, doodles, and ideas you’ve written on cocktail napkins and join our group to share ideas, help each other focus, and finish our poems, songs, short stories, etc. Open forum – come have fun and share your gifts with our community! Leader of the group is Sue Black – poet, writer, songwriter, playwright, journalist for 20 years in NYC, and TV host on Channel 15 in Burlington.

We’ll accept donations until September 30th!

The Friends of the Pierson Library will be taking donations until Tuesday September 30th. They will not be accepting any donations throughout the month of October to take a small break to hold the 50th Annual Friends of the Pierson Library book sale. They will begin to take donations again starting November 1st.

The Friends and the staff of the Pierson Library would like to thank everyone for their extremely generous donations of books, CD’s, DVDs, etc throughout the year. We are all very excited for the book sale and can’t wait to see you there!


Septembers Calendar of Events!

September 2014 Calendar Descriptions

Thursday Morning Story Time Returns!

Musical Story time with Inger Dybfest – Join Friend of the Pierson Library Inger Dybfest as she gets us back into the swing of things with Musical Story time! Thursdays at 10:30. No registration required.


Geek Mountain State Sci Fi/Fantasy Book Discussion: The Killing Moon

Thursday 9/4 at 7:00 p.m.: Geek Mountain State Sci Fi/Fantasy Book Discussion: The Killing Moon – This monthly book discussion group meets to chat about The Killing Moon by N. K. Jemisin. Jemisin’s book received starred reviews as a “gripping series launch… as well as a rousing political and supernatural adventure” (Publishers Weekly). Books are available at local libraries and The Flying Pig Bookstore. Pizza will be served – so please register (so we know how much to order!). This book discussion is co-hosted by the Pierson Library and Geek Mountain State (

Tuesday Tea September 2nd at 3 p.m. “Lark Rise to Candleford”

Tuesday 9/2 at 3:00 p.m.: Tuesday Tea – Our monthly tea-and-treat gathering continues with a casual discussion of the BBC’s Lark Rise to Candleford! Join us for conversation, community, and delicious treats. RSVP requested.

Closed Monday September 1st for Labor Day

The Pierson Library will be closed on Monday September 1st in observance of Labor Day. We will resume normal hours on Tuesday September 2nd. The staff and trustees hope everyone has a happy and safe Labor Day weekend.

Indieflix Independent Movie Night Tuesday August 26th at 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday 8/26 at 6:30 p.m.: Indieflix Independent Movie Night – Join us as we live-stream an award-winning movie from our Indieflix account. 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 the Pierson Library webpage ( Call the library to get more information about this month’s Indieflix Movie Night selection.

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!


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

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Shelburne, Vermont 05482

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