Pierson Library

Library & Town Center

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

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    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!


    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!


    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