Pierson Library

Library & Town Center

Information on Shelburne's Library, Town Hall and Town Center proposed improvements

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Join us for #GivingTuesday

Today is the day!  Come by the library for events all day, and have your “unselfie” taken along with your donation.  All donations made from today through December 5th will be matched by the Library Trustees up to $2500!  And this in turn will be matched by the anonymous donor dollar for dollar, so your donation is quadrupled!!!!  You can donate in person or click the “Donate” button to the left to give online.  Many thanks!

Toni Hill talking about The Exterminating Angel

Thursday 11/16 at 4:00 p.m.: Toni Hill talking about The Exterminating Angel. Join Toni Hill in a discussion and showing of the movie The Exterminating Angel. Here is a brief summary of the movie: A group of high-society friends are invited to a mansion for dinner and inexplicably find themselves unable to leave. This program will be hosted in the Historic Town Hall.

Closed in observance of Veterans Day

The Pierson Library will be closed on Saturday November 11th in observance of Veterans Day. We will resume normal hours on Monday November 13th. The staff and trustees would like to thank everyone for their patience and understanding.

We would like to thank all Veterans past, present, and future.

Bond Passed!

The Library Board of Trustees is delighted that the bond issue funding the New Library and Town Center Project PASSED! We would like to thank everyone in Town for their support and are looking forward to the next steps of bringing this dream to a reality. Please watch for announcements as we move ahead. Thank you!

Wear Your Heritage

Tuesday 11/7 at 6:30 p.m.: Wear Your Heritage: Contemporary Abenaki artists and tribal members talk about the meaning of garments, accessories, and regalia in their own lives and in the expression to the community and tribal identity. The program will be in the Historic Town Hall.

Life as Poetry, Poetry as Life

Join us on Thursday Nov. 2nd at 3:00 p.m. for Poetry as Life, Life as Poetry: Join local poets Sarah W. Bartlett and Anne Averyt reading from their recent collections. Participate in conversation about the resiliency of the human spirit living life as poetry, writing the poetry of  life.

Sponsored by the Pierson Library, Charlotte Library, and Carpenter Carse Library.



Great article about the library

The Burlington Free Press wrote a great article about the Pierson Library, Charlotte Library, and the South Burlington library recently. Let us know what you think.


Friends of the Pierson Library Book Sale

The Friends of the Pierson Library will be hosting their annual book sale schedule of events is as follows:

Thursday Oct. 5th: Friends of the Pierson Library preview sale: 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.  Book Dealers preview sale: 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Friday Oct. 6th: The book sale hours will be 9:00 a.m – 5:00 p.m.

Saturday Oct. 7th:  The book sale hours will be 9:00 a.m – 5:00 p.m.

Don’t forget on Saturday Oct. 7th the Shelburne Fire Department will be hosting their annual pancake breakfast.


Breakfast Club

Saturday 9/23rd 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.: Breakfast Club – Aspiring writers ages 11 and up meet at the library to exercise their imagination and hone their writing skills over breakfast!  Sharing work with the group is encouraged but not required! Call to register at 985-5124

Family Game Strategy Afternoon!

Saturday September 16th 12:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.: Family Game Strategy: Host Beth Jenkins will bring a variety of board games from around the world for all levels, ages and abilities! Laugh and make memories while trying out a new game or two with friends and family!



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