Pierson Library News

 eReading Made Easy: It’s not too late to join a workshop on Thursday night, May 2 at 6:30 pm to learn how to download eMaterials of all types: eBooks, eAudiobooks, and videos available for free. Learn how to use Listen Up! Vermont, Freading, and IndieFlix. The program is free. Bring your own iPad, Nook, Kindle, computer or other device you use for this purpose. Don’t forget your library card. If you don’t have a library card yet, do stop by with proof of Shelburne residence and we will be happy to sign you up.

Tumble Book Library for Kids: eReading isn’t just for adults. In fact, the younger generation seems to be far more adept at it than their parents! We have an eResource just for kids: go to www.PiersonLibrary.org, click on Children’s Room and find out about the Tumble Book eLibrary for kids. It includes story books, read-alongs, videos, puzzles & games, language learning, and non-fiction materials. Take the Tumble Pad Virtual Tour and try it out.

For the youngest Shelburne residents: the Pierson Library and Building Bright Futures have teamed up to dedicate a new picture book in honor of each baby born in Shelburne this year. Join us on Saturday, May 4 at 10:30 am. for a late breakfast and Story Time with Mary Catherine Jones. Find out which book was dedicated in your little one’s name. Please RSVP by Friday, May 3 to teressatomsen@gmail.com. Like all our other programs, it’s free.

Learn how to prevent, diagnose, and treat Lyme Disease. Join us in the Town Hall on Tuesday, May 7 at 6:30 pm for a presentation by Dr. Steve Riley, and expert on Lyme Disease. He will introduce the semi-documentary film “Under our Skin” and then answer any questions you might have. Protect yourself and your loved ones from this debilitating disease.

Did you know? Did you know that you can use your Pierson Library card at nearly every other public library in Chittenden County and beyond?  If you want a book or DVD that we don’t have or that isn’t currently available here,  perhaps it will be nearly as convenient for you to pick it up at the library in Charlotte, Hinesburg, South Burlington, Essex, Essex Junction, Colchester, Jericho, Underhill, Milton, Richmond, Westford, Williston, or Winooski. If you’re heading to the Islands this summer, please note that you can also use your Pierson Library card at the libraries in Fairfax, Georgia, Grand Isle, and South Hero. Using your homecard gives you immediate access to thousands of additional library items at no cost.

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