Library News

Young people’s movie: Gather at the library on Thursday, Feb. 14 at 3:15 pm to watch a movie about Dracula’s lavish five-stake resort where monsters and their families can live it up and no humans are allowed. Popcorn will be served!

College Admissions 101:  Are you college bound in the near future or the parent of a high schooler trying to make a decision? Join educational consultant Nancy Milne at the Pierson Library on Tuesday, February 19 at 5:30 pm for an evening of questions and answers on all things college search related. Nancy has 15 years of experience in higher education, having been Director of Admissions for the MBA program at Cornell University and an external reader for UVM undergraduate admissions. Come prepared to find the humor in the process and you’ll leave with proven strategies to survive the application frenzy. With the cost of higher education being one of a family’s most significant financial investments, help is available to navigate this potentially perilous path. The session is free and open to the public.

Attend the first meeting of the Brown Bag Book Club on Tuesday, Feb. 26 at noon. The club will meet monthly on a day and date to be determined at the meeting. Bring your own lunch. The Pierson Library will provide the refreshments.

Vermont-based author Chris Bohjalian to speak on “We are Still the Mountain: The Sandcastle Girls”:  The Pierson Library is pleased to be co-sponsoring a presentation by Chris Bohjalian on Thursday, Feb. 28 at 5 pm in the historic old Shelburne Town Hall. The presentation is free and open to the public, and will include five Armenian participants in the Open World program who are visiting our area as guests of the Vermont Council on World Affairs, a co-sponsor of the presentation along with the Charlotte Library.

Reminder: the Pierson Library will be closed on Monday, Feb. 18 for Presidents’ Day.

 

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