Pierson Library News

Meet the new Library Director Kevin Unrath at a special welcome event Saturday at 11 a.m. or introduce yourself when you are next in the library. Tonight: Stone River film presentation at 5:30 p.m. in the Historic Town Hall. An underground but mighty river links the cities of Carrara in Tuscany, Italy, and Barre, Vermont.… Read More »

Pierson Library news

Library Closed for Labor Day The library will be closed on Monday for Labor Day. Stock up with the books, audiobooks and DVDs that you will need for the holiday weekend before it closes Saturday at 3 p.m. 1-on-1 Genealogy Help with John Kelley Volunteer John Kelley meets individually with people already familiar with genealogy… Read More »

Pierson Library appoints new director

Pierson Library appoints new director

Kevin Unrath of South Burlington will be the new director of the Pierson Library, library trustees announced Friday. The board began hunting for a new director after Lara Keenan resigned to take a job with the state government. Since May, board member Cathy Townsend has functioned as the interim director. Unrath was previously the director… Read More »

Pierson Library welcomes new young patrons

The following young folks recently got their library cards. We hope there are many, many years of happy reading ahead for them! Clementine Ahlawat, 5 Jackie Ahrens, 6 Amelia Ayers, 5 Delia Badami, 5 Ben Carney, 5 Max Casey, 5 Margot Dater, 8 Maja Halliburton, 8 Ayla Hughes, 9 Levi Hughes, 6 Kienan Murphy, 8… Read More »

Pierson Library looking for new director

Pierson Library looking for new director

Changes are coming to Pierson Library. It was announced last week that, after four years in her position, Library Director Lara Keenan will be departing at the end of May for a new position working for the State of Vermont. “She’ll be taking her skills to all of the libraries in Vermont,” Ruth Hagerman, Chair… Read More »

Next steps for the Pierson Library project

Next steps for the Pierson Library project

What should the future of the Pierson Library project be? After receiving numbers on the new library, historic Town Hall renovations, and improvements to the municipal campus that place the cost of the total project in the $5.8-7.2 million range, there are questions of how to proceed. Those questions will be put to the town’s… Read More »

Pierson Library welcomes new young patrons

Several of Shelburne’s younger residents recently obtained their library cards: Maeve Bisanzo, 5; Kaila Crowder, 5; Tristan Delaportas, 10; Charlie Delaney, 5; Noah Delaney, 7; Sara DiGuglielmo, 7; Summer DiGuglielmo, 6; Abby Girard, 6; Maya Girard, 8; Samantha Heins, 5; Wes Karlhuber, 5; Tian Liang, 8; Declan Pagnucco, 7; and Travis Stroh, 11 If your… Read More »

Pierson Library to celebrate One Health Day

Pierson Library to celebrate One Health Day

November 3 marks the first celebration of One Health Day, which recognizes that human health, animal health, and the health of the environment are closely interrelated and thus should often be considered as a whole. Pierson Library, along with 15 other Vermont libraries, is partnering with The Vermont Veterinary Medical Association to bring attention to… Read More »

Relationship expert Paul Sterling presents at Pierson Library Sept. 6

Relationship expert Paul Sterling presents at Pierson Library Sept. 6

Shelburne resident Paul Sterling is a relationship whisperer. He has worked with couples and individuals for over 20 years, helping couples that are stuck in a downward spiral turn their relationships around. He teaches a compassionate communication method that helps people from all walks of life navigate day-to-day challenges in a way that makes them feel heard, understood,… Read More »