Pierson Library

Library & Town Center

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

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  • Library, Town Hall & Town Center Project

    Steering Committee Mission Statement: To formulate and implement a comprehensive plan to solve the space and maintenance issues of the Pierson Library, subject to approval of that plan by the Board of Library Trustees and the Shelburne Selectboard. The plan will be thoroughly evaluated to meet the joint needs of the Library (as represented by the Library Director and the Board of Trustees) and the needs and requirements of the Municipality (as represented by the Town Manager and the Selectboard).


    Steering Committee Members:

    • Joe Colangelo, Town Manager
    • Kevin Unrath, Director
    • Ruth Hagerman, Chair of Trustees
    • Ann Smallwood
    • Alice Winn
    • Cathy Townsend, Trustees


    Want to donate?

    Checks can be made payable to “Town of Shelburne – Future Library and Town Center Fund” and mail to the Pierson Library, 5376 Shelburne Road, Shelburne, VT, 05482 – or feel free to drop off your check at the Library. Donations are tax deductible – and deeply appreciated!

    Future Library and Town Center Fund Gift Acceptance Policy




    Your Help Needed!

    The Library Building Steering Committee would like your ideas, input, feedback, and assistance as we move forward on the Library’s future. Please contact Library Director Kevin Unrath if you are willing to help – and thank you! Email Kevin or call 802-985-5124.


    Recent Updates:


    Shelburne Library and Municipal Campus Project Information Video:  Shelburne Library Informational Video

    Pierson Library Plans:

    Presentation of plans and costs for the Library, Town Hall and Town Center Project (September 2017)! Click Here

    Detailed Project Costs (as of mid-October 2017).  Click Here.

    View a 3D Fly-Through of the proposed design concept for the Pierson Library. Click Here

    Email feedback to: Click Here to View Email or call the library at (802) 985-5124. Thank you!


    Library Tribute Video Completed!

    As we enter 2017, our hearts overflow with gratitude for the love shared by the Shelburne community for the Pierson Library. We are excited to share with you the final video made by all of you that shows how important the Pierson Library is to our community.



    Steering Committee Minutes & Agendas


    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