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 Programs & Events

Tuesday 10/3, 10/10, 10/17, 10/24, 10/31 at 10:30 a.m.: Tuesday Morning Story time with Suzi – Join us on Tuesday mornings to hear stories with Suzi.

Thursday 10/5, 10/12, 10/19, 10/26 at 10:30 a.m.: Thursday Morning Musical Story time with Liz - Join us every Thursday for stories and songs with Liz Buchanan.

Friday 10/6, 1013, 10/20, 10/27 at 10:30 a.m.: MotherCircle: a group for expectant or new mothers – 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!

Friday 10/13 at 5:30 p.m.: Multicultural Movie Night: Coco – The Pierson Library and the Equity & Diversity Committee are pleased to present Coco. A family multicultural movie night in the Historic Town Hall. Pizza and snacks will be provided. Coco is rated PG run time 1 hr. 45 min.

Friday 10/20 at 6:30 p.m.: Not so scary stories & s’mores night – Join us for an evening of not so scary stories and s’mores to be held on the patio of the Pierson Library.

Saturday 10/21 at 10:00 a.m.: Taking things apart with Deb – Learn how everyday things work through the simple act of taking them apart. We teach safety and how to use tools, then you dissect real machines with the help of our friendly engineers and volunteers. Enjoy taking things apart and making a mess at the library, without getting in trouble.

Wednesday 10/25 at 2:30 p.m.: Pumpkin Painting! - Paint a pumpkin, and compare snacks and apple cider from our local orchards! Please call to reserve your spot (and your pumpkin!) at 802-985-5124.

Sunday 10/29 at 2:30 p.m.: Halloween Craft – Stop by after the Halloween Parade and pick up a fun Halloween Craft. We can’t wait to see everyone in their Halloween finest!


Young Adult and Adult Programs & Events

Monday at 10/2, 10/16, 10/23, 10/30 at 12:00 p.m.: Knitting Club – Join other knitters at the Pierson Library in our lovely community living room to talk to gather and knit with others.

Tuesday 10/3 at 1:00 p.m.: Tech Tuesdays! – Please bring in your tech questions and devices to get individualized help!

Thursday 10/5 at 6:30 p.m.: This is a book is for people who love mushrooms with Meg Madden – Join us for a slide show presentation and discussion on the mind-blowing fungi that can be found in our local Vermont forests with Meg Madden.

Sunday 10/8: Library closed in observance of Indigenous Peoples Day.

Monday 10/9: Library closed in observance of Indigenous Peoples Day.

Thursday 10/12 at 6:30 p.m.: Second Thursday - Of wheelmen, the new woman, and good roads– bicycling in VT with Luis Vianco – Luis Vivanco explores the early history of the bicycle in Vermont, tied to important changes in industrial production, consumerism, and new cultural ideas about auto-mobility and effortless speed.

Tuesday 10/17 at 7:00 p.m.: Tuesday Night Book Club: This month the Tuesday night book group will be reading The Henna Artist by Alka Joshi. Copies of the book will be available at the adult circulation desk on the second floor.

Wednesday 10/18 at 6:30 p.m.: Pierson Library Gardens with Charlotte Albers & Steve Budington – Join us for a slide show presentation by master gardener Charlotte Albers and Steve Budington as they talk about the design and choice of plants in the gardens surrounding the Pierson Library.  

Thursday 10/19 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 10/27 at 5:30 p.m.: The Friends of the Pierson Library Fall Book Sale Preview.

Saturday 10/28 at 9:00 a.m.: The Friends of the Pierson Library Book and Pie Sale.

Sunday 10/29 at 9:00 a.m.: The Friends of the Pierson Library Book and Pie Sale.


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

over 14 to attend library programs.


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