Noon to 5pm Sunday & Monday
10am to 7pm Tuesday
10am to 5pm Wed - Sat
Closed Sunday (from Memorial Day to Labor Day)
Phone:  802-985-5124


There's always fun and learning happening at Pierson Library.  You can download the calendar as a .pdf here!

Pierson Library November 2022 Calendar ~ 5376 Shelburne Road ~ 985-5124

Children's Programs & Events:

Thursday 12/1, 12/8, 12/15, 12/22, 12/29 at 10:30 a.m.: Thursday Morning Musical Story Time with Liz - Join us every Thursday for stories and songs with Liz Buchanan. For more information about Liz go to www.antelopedance.com

Friday 12/2 at 6:30 p.m.: Holiday Stroll – Join us to pick up a holiday themed craft to take home after saying hi to Santa and dropping your letter off to him.

Saturday 12/3, 12/10, 12/17 at 10:30 a.m.: Tales to Tails – Practice your reading skills while reading out loud to a furry friend. Pam Loeb accompanies her two dogs every Saturday from 10:30 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. Please sign up for a time slot to allow the dog of your choice to give you their full attention.

Sunday 12/4, 12/11, 12/18 at 12:30 p.m.: Movement Story Time - Get out of the house and spend an easy afternoon getting your wiggles out at the Pierson Library! Parachute games, rhythm instruments (to be collected and cleaned after each session), songs, and stories make for a fun and active afternoon with friends. Recommended for ages 2 and up, free event, no registration required.

Week of 12/5-12/9 during library hours – Santa Mail! - Writing your letter to Santa? Reserve a time in our library craft space to decorate a special holiday mailbox, create greeting cards for friends, and use our special stationary to compose your letter to Mr. Claus! Craft available while supplies last. Call to reserve your spot at 802-985-5124

Tuesday 12/6, 12/13, 12/20, 12/27 at 10:30 a.m.: Story Time with Rob - Join us every Tuesday for stories with, local author, Rob Broder in our lovely children’s room.

Wednesday 12/7 at 6:00 p.m.: Multicultural Movie Night for Kids - You are welcome to bring your own supper and have a picnic inside! Popcorn and water will be provided, along with chairs and tables. In keeping with our theme of  celebrating diversity, after the movie, we’ll take a few minutes to talk about what we watched. We will be watching My Neighbor Totoro (age 5+) (86 min) Featuring Japanese Culture.

Friday 12/9 at 6:30 p.m.: Family Movie – “Polar Express” – “All aboard the Polar Express!” Join us for an evening of fun watching a favorite holiday move “The Polar Express”. Dress to impress in your best pajamas and enjoy some hot chocolate. Movie run time is 1 hr., 40 min. The movie is rated G.

Saturday 12/10 at 10:30 p.m.: Nutcracker Storytime! Join us for a seasonal story time with Author AnnMarie Anderson! AnnMarie reads aloud from her picture book adaptation of "The Nutcracker", and attendees enjoy sweet treats and create a special keepsake nutcracker ornament to bring home!

Young Adult and Adult Programs & Events

Wednesday 12/14 at 6:30 p.m.: “Come Together Holiday Poetry Night – with Rick Bessette and Rob Broder” - Please join us for a festive evening of poetry and good cheer. Please bring your favorite poems to read and share.

Thursday 12/15 at 6:30 p.m.: Shelburne Acoustic Jam - What could be better than a free evening of singing and music? Please come join like-minded musicians and music listeners for an evening of bluegrass, country, and folk music played by local musicians. This activity is free for all - bring your instrument if you want to play. Please email rbroder@shelburnevt.org or rmose1948@gmail.com with any questions or to rsvp.

Tuesday 12/20 at 7:00 p.m.: Tuesday Night Book Club: This month we will be reading Hope by Jane Goodall. If you would like a copy of the book, ask for one at the front desk and feel free to join us at our discussion.

Wednesday 12/21 at 6:30 p.m.: Classic Movie Night - Join us on for a movie night at the Pierson Library to be hosted in the Historic Town Hall. This month we will enjoy the 1947 holiday classic “Miracle on 34th street.”

Library Closed: The Pierson Library will be closed on Saturday 12/24, Sunday 12/25, and Monday 12/26 in observance of Christmas.

Library closing early: The Pierson Library will close at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday December 31st
Library Closed: The Pierson Library will be closed on Sunday 1/1 and Monday 1/2 in observance of the New Year.

Coming up in January: “Slow Reading” Book Group – Join us for a new book group, that will meet over the course of three months to discuss Proust’s “Swann’s Way”. Please pick up your copy of the book in December and be prepared to attend all three meetings in person.

Please Note: Children under 11 must have accompanying guardian or sibling  over 14 to attend library programs.