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!  Note: Sunday Movement story time is cancelled until further notice.

Pierson Library Calendar ~ 5376 Shelburne Road ~ 985-5124

Kids' Programs & Events

The week of 3/1 during library hours: Legopalooza! - Stop in to build with our vast collection of Legos! Free build whatever you like, or take part in daily build challenges. No registration necessary for this drop-in event, Legos available during regular library hours.

Thursday 3/2, 3/9, 3/16, 3/23, & 3/30 at 10:30 a.m.: Thursday Morning Musical Story time with Liz - Join us every Thursday for stories and songs with Liz Buchanan. ~ Rob will be filling in for Liz on 3/16 and 3/23.

Friday 3/3 at 6:30 p.m.: The Pierson Library welcomes the UVM Celtic Cats - Celebrate the season with the Celtic Cats! UVM's Celtic Cat Irish dance team performs at the Pierson Library. Free Event, no registration needed, and fun for all ages. Join us for a stomping good time!

Saturday 3/4, 3/11, 3/18, & 3/25 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.

Tuesday 3/7, 3/14, 3/21, & 3/28 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 3/8, 3/15, 3/22, 3/29 at 10:30 a.m. – Baby and Me Group – Bring your baby and meet and play with other local parents/caregivers and their kid(s) age birth to pre-walkers. Come make new friends, support each other, and connect during this wonderful time. Drop-ins are welcome, but registrations are encouraged: To register call 802-985-5124 or email Katie Bosley at - kbosley@shelburnevt.org.

Sunday 3/12 at 3:00 p.m. – Maple and Rosemary book launch with Alison James - Please come out to welcome this beautiful book. Both Alison James, author and illustrator, Jennifer Mann will be there. Music provided by McKinley James, cello. Serving Friendship Tea and iced foliage cookies! Hosted by Flying Pig Bookstore and Pierson Library, this event will be held in the Historic Town Hall.

The week of 3/14 during Library Hours: St. Patrick’s Day Craft – Join us for a drop-in craft to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. This drop-in craft will be held in the library activity room.

Saturday 3/18 at 10:30 a.m.: Elephants Cry Too with Doris Sage – Join local author, Doris Sage, as she reads her new book Elephants Cry Too.

Young Adult and Adult Programs & Events

Sunday 3/5 at 2:30 p.m.: “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”. The group will be discussing the next part of the book. Please be prepared to attend all three meetings in person.

Wednesday 3/8 at 6:30 p.m.: “The most costly journey: stories of migrant workers in Vermont drawn” – The event is hosted by Julia Grand Doucet with the lecture by Andy Kolovos. This non-fiction comics anthology presents stories of survival and healing told by Latin American migrant farmworkers in Vermont.

Thursday 3/9 at 6:30 p.m.: From flat to all that with Chris Tebbetts - This ninety-minute workshop will look at humor from a writing craft perspective. Whether you’re working on a laugh-out-loud comedy, a drama with humorous elements, or anything in between, the session will help you hone in on your story’s funny bone with a collection of practical tools and hands-on writing exercises. (Please note: A story in progress is not required for the workshop, but do come  prepared to write!)

Thursday 3/16 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.

Friday 3/17 at 6:30 p.m.: Classic Movie Night - Join us for a classic movie night at the Pierson Library to be hosted in the Historic Town Hall. This month we will enjoy Some Like it Hot: After two male musicians witness a mob hit, they flee the state in an all-female band disguised as women, but further complications set in. Staring Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon.

Saturday 3/18 at 8:00 a.m. – Pie Breakfast with the Shelburne Hinesburg Charlotte Rotary - It will include all you can eat savory and sweet pies, coffee and hot chocolate, and will have live music and a performance from the McFadden School of Irish Dance.

Tuesday 3/21 at 7:00 p.m.: Tuesday Night Book Club: Please inquire at the Adult Circulation desk on the second floor to see what the group will be reading for the month and to pick up a copy of the book.

Wednesday 3/22 at 6:30 p.m.: Writer's & Illustrators Critique Group. For Writers and Illustrators of picture books, early readers, and graphic novels. Come prepared to share your stories for positive and constructive feedback.

Thursday 3/23 at 6:30 p.m.: Teen Acoustic Jam - Join us for an acoustic Jam for teens. (for age 12-17) bring an instrument you play, songs to share, and have fun. Please RSVP to Rob Broder at rbroder@shelburnevt.org to confirm your attendance.

Monday 3/27 at 4:30 p.m.: Meet Your State Legislators - This event is organized by Representative Jessica Brumsted, and will feature one or more of Shelburne's state legislative delegation members: Senators Ginny Lyons, Kesha Ram Hinsdale, and Thomas Chittenden, and Representatives Jessica Brumsted and Kate Lalley. Come out to hear what's going on in Montpelier and chat with your legislators!

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