Summer Reading Program: Adventure Awaits

Pierson Library 5376 Shelburne Rd., Shelburne, VT, United States

Make this a summer of reading and adventure with the Pierson Library's Summer Reading Program 2024! Pick up a reading log (starting on June 15) and reading three books between June 15 and August 17. Track the titles you read, submit your log, and your name will be entered into the grand prize drawing: For…

Noontime Poetry Reading Society

Pierson Library 5376 Shelburne Rd., Shelburne, VT, United States

Join us for a group that cold reads whole poetry collections aloud half an hour at a time, getting their mouths a-moving, and affecting the air with the rhythms of poets across time. For the first half hour we will do that and only that, and in the second half hour, members may bring up…

Queer Excellence in Cinema: Polyester

What better closer for a series celebrating queer artistry than John Waters! Hailed as the crown prince of filth, the grand guncle of sleaze, the King AND Queen of Baltimore, ever may he reign! As representative of this legendary directors ouvre we're going with the middle period work, Polyester. His first studio picture after a…

Summer Playdate

Pierson Library 5376 Shelburne Rd., Shelburne, VT, United States

Looking for a place for where your little one can play and you can find community with other parents and caretakers? Join us each Wednesday for fun, frolic, friendship, and play! Appropriate for ages 2 to 5. No advanced registration is necessary.

Summer Gamers

Pierson Library 5376 Shelburne Rd., Shelburne, VT, United States

School may be over, but gaming is on at the library! Join us at 2:00pm on Wednesdays for gaming on the PS5 and snacks.

Enhancing Falls Road: A Community Discussion on Traffic Calming and Placemaking

Pierson Library 5376 Shelburne Rd., Shelburne, VT, United States

Join us for an informative presentation on traffic calming, pedestrian safety, and placemaking along Falls Road. The Falls Road Working Group is gearing up for a temporary traffic calming demonstration project that includes pedestrian improvements, vehicle speed reduction strategies, and other enhancements to our public spaces. These efforts aim to create a vibrant and inviting…

Choose Your Own Adventure Writing Group (Summer Reading Program)

Pierson Library 5376 Shelburne Rd., Shelburne, VT, United States

This group is for writers fresh and seasoned alike, to gather for the creative collaboration of a Choose Your Own Adventure style book to be distributed by the end of this year’s Summer Reading Program (8/17). We will borrow the story map of Edward Packer's Cave of Time for our structure. In this first meeting,…

Thursday Morning Musical Storytime with Liz

Pierson Library 5376 Shelburne Rd., Shelburne, VT, United States

Experience the magic of music and storytelling with Liz at our weekly Musical Storytime! Join us for a unique adventure where captivating stories come to life with the enchanting power of music. Liz will transport young minds into the world of rhythm, melody, and imagination. Don't miss this harmonious journey! No advanced registration necessary.

Chemistry with Rebecca Rupp (Summer Reading Program)

Pierson Library 5376 Shelburne Rd., Shelburne, VT, United States

Get ready for some EXPLOSIVE chemistry with Rebecca Rupp. Wear your oldest clothes to this event and we’ll make a big mess with hands on experiments and rocket launches. Please call to register at 802-985-5124.

Monthly Poetry Salon & Open Mic

Pierson Library 5376 Shelburne Rd., Shelburne, VT, United States

In tonight's poetry salon we're featuring Adrie Kusserow and Madeline Kunin! Adrie Kusserow is a cultural anthropologist, professor at St. Michael's college and poet! She is the author of Hunting Down the Monk, Refuge, and The Trauma Mantras (a hybrid prose-poetry memoir). Madeline Kunin is a Swiss-born American diplomat, Wake Robin resident and served from…