Pierson Library

Library & Town Center

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

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No solar eclipse glasses

We are sorry to say we are all out of solar eclipse glasses. There will be solar eclipse viewing parties around the state and we will be hosting solar eclipse crafts on Monday August 21st.

No more Friday Free Play

Thank you to everyone who joined us for Friday Free Play this summer. We enjoyed seeing you all and loved seeing all of your projects.

We will not have Friday Free Play again until next summer as we are gearing up for the school year. Thank you again to everyone who joined us!

Thank you Gardenside!

The nice folks at Gardenside Nurseries, on Webster Road, donated some annuals! They have been great library supporters through the years! Thanks Gardenside!

Reading logs due August 14th by 5:30 p.m.

Kids & Parents there is one week left of tracking the number of pages you have read this summer! Mark your calendar reading logs are due August 14th by 5:30 p.m. to be eligible to be in the running for an iPad mini.

Welcome Kevin Unrath, the new Pierson Library Director!

The Pierson Library Board of Trustees is pleased to announced that Kevin Unrath has accepted the position of Director of the Pierson Library. Kevin comes to Shelburne after serving for 5 years as Director of the Isley Library in Middlebury, Vermont.  With a Master’s in Library Science from the University of Illinois and over 17 years professional library experience, Kevin brings to Shelburne a wealth of knowledge. During his tenure at Isley, the library undertook a number of initiatives, including a digital media lab, grants for a makers space and significant renovations to improve and expand the existing library space.

Kevin’s first day at the Library will be August 31st. Please be sure to stop in and introduce yourself this fall as Kevin settles in!

Don’t be late for the tea party! Saturday July 29 at 10:30 a.m.

Alice In Wonderland Mad Hatter’s Tea Party! Saturday July 29th at 10:30 a.m.: Decorate hats, enjoy jellybean tea, play flamingo croquet, and create fun crafts to bring home!
Please call the library to REGISTER -985-5124

Identity Theft

Tuesday 7/11 at 1:30 p.m.: Identity Theft: James Naugler of Citizens Bank and a representative of the Shelburne Police Department will make a presentation about Identity Theft.  Learn how it occurs, how to prevent it, and what to do if you become a victim.

Farm to Ballet! Friday at 10:30 a.m.

Friday 7/7 at 10:30 a.m.: Farm to Ballet: Meet Farm to Ballet Dancers! Learn a dance step or two from Shelburne ballerinas and create a lightening bug costume to bring home.  Please Register.

Take a trip back in time with Dinoman!

Thursday 7/6 at 1:00 p.m.: Dinoman: Giant dinosaurs fill Town Hall! Learn about the giants that once roamed the earth. No Registration Required.

The Friends of the Pierson Library are going to STOP taking donations on Friday June 30th at 5:30 p.m. They have had so many people generously donate their books they are full to the brim.

They will continue to restock the Chapter 2 book sale and look forward to seeing everyone in October for the Columbus Day sale. Thank you to everyone who has donated to both sales.


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