Noon to 5pm Sunday & Monday
10am to 7pm Tuesday
10am to 5pm Wed - Sat

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 August 2023 Calendar ~ 5376 Shelburne Road ~ 985-5124

Kids & Families

Tuesday Morning Storytime with Suzi

Tuesdays, (11/7, 11/14, 11/21, 11/28): 10:30am -11:00am

Join us for a delightful story time experience with Suzi! Our program is filled with enchanting stories, engaging songs, and plenty of smiles. It's the perfect opportunity for young minds to explore the magic of books and foster a lifelong love for reading. Don't miss out on the fun! No advanced registration necessary.

Thursday Morning Musical Storytime with Liz

Thursdays, (11/2, 11/9, 11/16, 11/30): 10:30-11:00am

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

Thursdays, (11/2, 11/9, 11/16, 11/30) from 3:00 pm-4:45pm

Lego of your stress and stop in to 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 November 🙂. No registration necessary

Multicultural Movie Night: Turning Red

Friday 11/10: 5:30pm-7pm

Get ready for 'Turning Red,' a heartwarming coming-of-age adventure set in the vibrant tapestry of early-2000s Toronto. Follow Mei, a Chinese Canadian teen with a flair for the extraordinary, as she embarks on an incredible journey through adolescence, complete with a twist – a literal red panda! No advanced registration necessary (rated PG/100 minutes).

Pokemon Club

Saturdays (11/18 & 11/25): 2:00pm-4:00pm

Pokemon fans ages 6-9 gather to play Pokemon Battle Academy. Meet fellow enthusiasts and spend a few hours sharing your knowledge of all things Pokemon! Registration required as space is limited!


After School Hangout

Wednesdays (11/8, 11/15, 11/29): 2:00pm-4:00pm

Join us on early release day to game, snack, and chill with friends!

Youth Book Advisory

Wednesdays, (11/15 & 11/29) from 2:30-3:30pm

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. Interested? Email Kate Bosley @ kbosley@shelburnevt.org Snacks provided. Recommended for ages 11-15

For Adults

Chris Tebbetts hosts Good Beginnings (a writing workshop)

November 1: 6:30pm-7:30pm

This interactive, hands-on workshop led by author Chris Tebbetts will focus on story beginnings. How much does your reader need to know in the first chapter? What can wait until later? How do we create strong hooks to make that next page turn irresistible to our readers? With a focus on character, conflict, and setting, this workshop will set you up to begin your next project with more confidence, or edit that work in progress efficiently and effectively. No experience required, but do come prepared to write!

Knitting Club

Mondays (11/6, 11/13, 11/20, 11/27): 12:00pm-1:00pm

Join other knitters at the Pierson Library in our lovely community living room to talk, gather, and knit with others.

Tech Tuesday

Tuesday, November 7: 1:00pm-2:00pm

Got burning tech questions? Bring them to us! Our expert tech teacher is here to provide you with personalized solutions and answers, whether it's a smartphone, tablet, laptop, or any other device. Don't miss out on the chance to demystify technology and unlock its full potential. Drop by, and let's conquer your tech challenges together. No advance registration necessary.

Lost Sons of Omaha: Two Young Men in an American tragedy

Wednesday, November 8: 6:30-7:30pm

Join us for a special evening with Joe Sexton, the author of 'Lost Sons of Omaha: Two Young Men in an American Tragedy,' as he delves into the events following George Floyd's murder and the tragic stories of two young men. Hosted by The Flying Pig and the Pierson Library, this discussion offers a unique opportunity to connect with the author and explore the themes of his book.

 Second Thursday Lectures - Shelburne Stories: A Pictorial History

Thursday, November 9: 6:30pm-7:30pm

Join us for an engaging historical journey with 'Shelburne Stories.' Explore a new online resource, 'The Shelburne Historical Society HUB,' designed to provide fresh perspectives on Shelburne's history. In this program, we'll embark on a detective story, uncovering the history of a lost farm, and introduce you to this newly launched pictorial website. This event marks the beginning of a series of stories that shed light on how Shelburne evolved into the vibrant home and community it is today.

Shelburne Acoustic Jam

Thursday, November 16: 6:30pm-7:30pm

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 mhibben@shelburnevt.org or rmose1948@gmail.com with any questions or to rsvp.


Friday, November 17: 10:30am-11:30am

Join a new support group for new and expecting mothers to explore the wonders and demands of being a parent hosted by Sa Budnitz, O.T. In the group you’ll discover powerful tools to support the journey of motherhood, find your voices, and make friends!

 Tuesday Night Book Club

Tuesday, November 21: 7:00pm-8:00pm

This month, the Tuesday night book group is reading The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett. Copies of the book will be available at the second-floor reference desk.


Please Note: Children under 11 must have accompanying guardian or sibling

over 14 to attend library programs.


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