Essentials of Black Cinema Screening: The Learning Tree

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

Next in our series of Black-directed film is the 1969 bildungsroman The Learning Tree by Gordon Parks. Parks was an artistic polyglot - poet, composer, director, photographer; he based this film of Black youth in 1920’s Kansas off his own semi-autobiographical novel. Run time: 107 minutes.

Pierson Playdate

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

Looking for a place for your little one to play on these cold winter days? Join us in Town Hall for fun, frolic, and friendship for both littles and their parents/caretakers. Appropriate for ages 2 to 5. No advanced registration is necessary. 

After School Hangout

Join us on early release day to game, snack, and chill with friends! Appropriate for tweens and teens.

Youth Book Advisory

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

Love to read? Help us build a library collection that truly reflects the interests and ambitions of our community! Assist Katie in finding exciting new publications and recent releases, identify gaps in our collection, and create eye-catching displays of recommended reads. Snacks provided. Recommended for ages 11-15. Interested? Email Kate Bosley @ kbosley@shelburnevt.org. **Please ask…

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.

Lego Afternoon

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

Lego of your stress and stop into the library on Thursday afternoons to enjoy our large collection of Legos. We'll have a new building challenge each week. Display your work at the library, build with friends, and enter to win a different Lego-themed prize each Thursday through January. No advanced registration is necessary.

Is Shelburne’s Wildlife Habitat at a Tipping Point? Exploring Challenges and Solutions (Part 2)

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

In the second installment of our series on Shelburne's wildlife habitat, join Chittenden County Forrester Ethan Tapper and Charlotte Land Trust Director Kate Lampton. Ethan will delve into wildlife and forest ecology, with a special focus on Shelburne's remaining wildlife corridors and habitats. Kate will then discuss the role of land trusts and their significance…

Read to a Dog

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

Celebrate the joy of reading with Taffy, our certified therapy dog! Join our 'Read to a Dog' program to enhance literacy skills in the delightful company of this furry friend. Taffy provides a supportive and non-judgmental environment, making reading a rewarding experience for emerging readers. Boost confidence and fluency with Taffy by your side! Space…

Who Moves Under the Moon?

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

Join us to learn about the animals that make their homes in and around Shelburne. In this program for children, Vermont Master Naturalists, Nicole Hernandez and Debbie Van Buren, will share wildlife camera photos and talk about the scat and animal tracks that provide clues about who is wandering in our nearby woods and neighborhoods. 

Pokemon Club

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

Pokémon fans gather to play Pokémon Battle Academy. Meet fellow enthusiasts and spend a few hours sharing your knowledge of all things Pokémon. Space is limited. To register, please call us at 802-985-5124.