Pierson Library

Library & Town Center

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

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Newbery Award Book Club with Jeanne Laclair!

Wednesday, September 20th at 3:15: Newbery Award Book Club with Jeanne Laclair! Readers get together over snacks to discuss this month’s pick “Walk Two Moons” by Sharon Creech. Recommended for grades 5 and up. Interested? Give us a call at 985-5124 or stop by the library and pick up your copy!

Meet & Greet with the new library director, Kevin Unrath

Saturday 9/9 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.: Meet and Greet with Kevin Unrath: Join us in welcoming Kevin Unrath, the new library director. We will be offering apple cider and cider doughnuts on the lawn next to the Historic Town Hall.

Library closed on Monday Sept. 4th

The Pierson Library will be closed on Monday September 4th in observance of Labor Day. We will resume normal hours on Tuesday September 5th.

The Staff and Trustees would like to thank everyone for their patience and understanding. We wish everyone a happy and safe Labor Day weekend.

Read a book with a Vermont Lake Monster!

Pierson Library is hosting some of the Vermont Lake Monsters Baseball players at the Shelburne Farmer’s Market this coming Saturday!  They will be reading stories and signing baseballs! 11am – Noon.

Kindermusik with Rachel on Thursday 8/24

Join us on Thursday 8/24 at 10:30 a.m. for Kindermusik with Rachel!: Rachel Smith is bringing Kindermusik to the Pierson Library. Kindermusikis a music and movement curriculum focused on whole child development. Recommended for kids ages 0 -5.

Join us Sat. Aug. 19th at Shelburne Day

Join us tomorrow for Shelburne Day over at the Shelburne Farmer’s market. We will have something for everyone in the family. The model of the proposed new library and renovated Historic Town Hall will be on display for everyone to look at. We are very excited to see everyone!

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.


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