News from the Pierson Library: May 15, 2014

Pierson Library LogoOf course, the Pierson Library celebrates children’s books every day! Come and browse through our collection, and don’t forget to join Mary Catherine Jones every Thursday morning at 10:30am for musical story time. All ages are welcome.

Today! The Fairy Club will be meeting today at 3:15pm. Patrons four years old and up are invited to join in on some fun projects!

Friday: Our younger patrons, five years old and up, are invited to participate in Friday crafternoons at 3:15pm. This week, we will be making pop-up books. Create your own 3-D book and illustrate it yourself!

May-3-T-LibraryMonday: Dr Jack Mayer of Middlebury will be discussing his book, “Life in a Jar: The Irena Sendler Project” in the Town Hall at 6:30pm.  Learn about this remarkable woman who rescued 2,500 Jewish children from the Warsaw ghetto in World War II and the Kansas teenagers who brought her story to life.

Library Closed on Tuesday, May 20: Be sure to return your items and choose new ones to check out by Monday, May 19 because the Library will be closed all day Tuesday while the staff attends the annual Vermont Library Association conference in Colchester. Our carpets will be cleaned while we are away, so we are killing two birds with one stone!

Daytime Book Club: We are doing a “double header” on Wednesday, May 21 from 10am to 12:30pm.  First, we will be discussing “A Constellation of Vital Phenomena” by Anthony Marra and then we will turn to “Life in a Jar” by Jack Mayer as a follow up discussion to Monday night’s presentation. Bring your own lunch—and extras to share in a dessert swap if you’d like.

Indieflix Independent Movie Night: Join us on Thursday, May 22 at 6pm as we live-stream a film from the Library’s subscription to Indieflix, a streaming movie service that provides unlimited access to award-winning shorts, feature films, and documentaries from around the world. You can access this service with your library card from the comfort of your own home. Look for the link on

Memorial Day: The Library will also be closed on Monday, May 26 in observance of Memorial Day.