Library/Town Ctr Fund

20/20 Vision:

The Future of Shelburne's Library Center!

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Shelburne Tree Advisory Committee Meet and Greet

Thursday 5/4 5:30 p.m.: Shelburne Tree Advisory Committee Meet and Greet – The Pierson Library is partnering with the Shelburne Tree Advisory Committee during the month of May to host Tree Beard and share information on planting trees. Members of the Tree Advisory Committee will be on hand to answer questions and provide helpful tips. They will have handouts explaining the best tree planting practices and information on how trees help the town.

Responsible Mushroom Foraging and Harvesting with Elliott

Tuesday 4/25 at 6:30 p.m.Responsible Mushroom Foraging and Harvesting with Elliott: We’ll explore the unique ecological importance of Polypore (wood eating) mushrooms, developments in their uses as agents for radiant health, and how to best approach their year round harvesting and preparation that encourages symbiosis and longevity for us as well as them.

Eugene Onegin Opera Lecture with Toni Hill: Wednesday 4/19 at 3:00 p.m.

Wednesday 4/19 at 3:00 p.m.: Eugene Onegin Opera Lecture with Toni Hill: Join us for a discussion of the story, the music, and the MET’s production of Eugene Onegin – including a summary of the historical context of the opera and how that opera fits into the trends of the opera through the centuries.

Call 985-5124 to register

Library closed on Monday April 17th

The Pierson library will be closed on Monday April 17th while the staff have an in service day. We appreciate everyone’s patience and understanding. We also apologize for any inconvenience. We will resume normal hours on Tuesday April 18th.

Rick Bessette: Youth Poetry Workshop

Today at 3:15 p.m.: Rick Bessette: Youth Poetry Workshop – It’s Spring and the world around us is coming back to life! Young writers join Shelburne Poet Laureate Rick Bessette in writing poems to greet the return of all things green and verdant!



Over the next 2 weeks, we are handing a SUPER short survey to everyone who walks through the library’s doors. We will use your responses to help us plan for the future. Are you a regular user who won’t be coming to the library this week? Fill free to fill out the survey online here:

We are SUPER thankful for your help!

Adult (18+) Coloring Today at 2:00 p.m.

The skies are gray outside but we know how to add some color into your life! Join us today for Adult Coloring (18+) at 2:00 p.m. Come for a nice cup of tea/coffee/hot chocolate and spend some time coloring and relaxing with your neighbors.

Today’s Home School Book Club has been canceled

We are very sorry to report that this Friday’s Home School Book Club (Dorothy’s List/Red Clover) has been cancelled. We’ll discuss this month’s book selections and vote for our favorites at the our next meeting on April 21st. Please contact us at 985-5124 with any questions!

The Steering Committee has mailed a survey to every registered voter in Shelburne seeking feedback on their willingness to support public financing of the proposed Library Center project. As an incentive, three completed surveys received by March 27th are eligible to win a $100 cash card.
Once tallied by the survey writer, the results will be presented to the public during a Select board meeting this spring. Please help the Steering Committee to move forward by completing your survey!

We are open!

The Pierson Library will be open today (3/15) for regular business hours (10-5:30). We look forward to seeing everyone – come on in!


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