An Aging Advocate’s humorous insights on aging. We all do it; we all dread it. But considering the alternative, we might as well make the best of it. So why not embrace the inevitable with a good laugh?
Scott Funk is a financial professional who has worked with retirees for over a decade. His monthly column, Aging in Place, appears in newspapers across Vermont.
Presented Free to the Public by the Pierson and Charlotte Libraries 6:30-7:30 pm, Thursday, May 30th at the Shelburne Town Hall for information, call 985-5124
“Don’t Go Into the Woods Today – Without First Learning About Lyme Disease.” Dr. Steve Riley, an expert in preventing, identifying, and treating Lyme Disease will introduce a movie about Lyme disease entitled “Under our Skin” and will then answer any questions you may have. With hiking season upon us, learn how to protect yourself from ticks and find out what to do if you’ve been infected. Tuesday, May 7: 6:30 p.m. in the Town Hall
Welcome New Babies! Pierson Library and Building Bright Futures have teamed up to dedicate a picture book in honor of each new baby born this year in Shelburne! Stop in Saturday, May 4th, at 10:30 a. m. for late breakfast and story time with Mary Catherine Jones and find out which book was dedicated in your little one’s name! Questions? Contact the library at 985-5124.
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Learn to Download eMaterials available through the Pierson Library. Virgil Fuller, former ListenUp Vermont coordinator, will conduct a workshop on accessing and downloading library eBooks, eAudiobooks and videos. The workshop is limited to 12 people, so please sign up next time you visit the library or reserve a space by calling 985-5124. Thursday, May 2: 6:30 p.m. in the Pierson Library Conference Room
The Pierson Library has exciting news! We have started a small Blu-ray DVD collection as a result of a generous donation. This spring as you are cleaning house, if there are any Blu-Ray titles you no longer want or would like to share with others, the Pierson Library would gladly add them to our collection.
“Not Quite Endangered: Species of Special Concern in Vermont,” a presentation by Allan Strong, an Associate Professor in the Rubenstein School of Natural Resources at the University of Vermont, about four groups of birds that can be found – unfortunately in decreasing numbers – in wetlands, grasslands, and shrublands in the Champlain Valley.
Tuesday, April 30: 6:30 p.m. in Town Hall
Spring is here! That means it’s time for spring cleaning. The Friends of the Pierson Library will happily take your book donations. The cart in the lobby is starting to look bare and we would love to fill it up with New York Times bestsellers and other great authors. The cart is a great place to find new authors, reconnect with old favorites, or find a present for someone.