Wednesday 10/29 at 3:00 p.m.: Carmen, by Georges Bizet: The Midpoint of Opera History – An Opera Lecture with Shelburne Resident/Opera Expert Toni Hill – Prepare for the Metropolitan Opera’s Live Broadcast of Carmen at Palace 9 Cinemas by joining us for a discussion of the story, the music, and the MET’s production of Carmen. Gourmet chocolate will be served!
Tuesday 10/28 at 6:45 p.m.: Indieflix Independent Movie Night: New York Pizza Confessions – Join us as we live-stream this 2011 film exploring what New Yorkers’ taste in pizza reveals about them and their city. Imbued with energy and humor direct from the city streets, The NY Pizza Confessions take us on a number of journeys through different walks of life in the Big Apple, revealing them one slice at a time. Black, white, gay, Jewish, rich, underemployed‚ all through the lens of pizza. A short discussion will follow. Indieflix is a streaming movie service that provides unlimited access to award-winning shorts, feature films, television shows, 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 (www.piersonlibrary.org).
Wednesday 10/15 at 7:00 p.m.: Geek Mountain State Sci Fi/Fantasy Book Discussion: Full Fathom Five – Our monthly book discussion group meets to chat about Full Fathom Five by Max Gladstone. This stand-alone book in the Craft series is an urban fantasy mystery novel in which Kai, a “god-builder,” investigates the death of a god, but discovers world-shattering surprises in the process. 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 (www.geekmountainstate.com).
Tuesday 10/7 at 7:00 p.m.: Vermont Public Radio in the Digital Age with Jonathan Butler – Join us as we host VPR’s Director of Digital Services, Jonathan Butler, in a discussion of how the Digital Age has changed our access to resources and what VPR is doing to remain relevant and maintain their service. This lively discussion will also touch upon issues faced by libraries and other media.
Preview sales Friday October 10th – 5:30-7:00 p.m. Friends Preview Sale.
Book Dealer Preview – $20 dollar admission fee. 7:00 -9:00 p.m.
Saturday October 11th 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday October 12th 10:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
We hope to see everyone there!
Tuesday September 30th is the last day the Friends of the Pierson Library will be accepting book donations for this years book sale. They will take a short break through the month of October and will begin accepting donations again starting Saturday November 1st. Thank you to everyone who has donated books throughout the year.