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May Project Update

Getting close to the finish line! Progress continues to be made on all fronts simultaneously; every day a number of different crews are on site working hard! The big dig on the north side of the building is trenching to hook up to the sewer, with a second trench to handle all the storm water…

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Fundraiser Auction!

Poppies by Frances Hoadley Shelburne Resident and painter Frances Hoadley kindly donated her original Poppies watercolor to be auctioned off, matted and framed, to raise funds for art spaces in the new library. It’s a beautiful piece! Stop by the temporary library to see the work and place a bid (auction closing May 24th at…

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March Project Update

As the weather warms up, so does the action on the construction site! As the interior is framed out, the trades (electrical, plumbing, HVAC) follow behind, laying in the new infrastructure. On Tuesday, 40 sub-contractors were busy on site, keeping us on schedule for a summer opening. An important component of a modern library is…

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February Project Update

Construction Update The new building is now completely enclosed, allowing interior work to proceed. The pouring of the concrete floors has begun and should be finished in about a week. The first layer of sheathing of the building has been completed, to be followed by two layers of insulation, with the goal of installing the…

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January Project Update

We Made the Match! A generous anonymous donor offered up a $500,000 matching challenge last October, and members of the community stepped up to meet the challenge!  On Monday, November 19th the project received the donation that put Shelburne over the top, one of more than 400 donations received from community members.  A very sincere…

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September Project Update

The New Library and Town Center project is underway in Shelburne! You may have noticed some tree trimming around the parking lot and the maples in front of Town Hall. This work was needed to improve the health of all the trees and to improve the visibility of Town Hall from the east side. The…

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August Project Update

The digging begins – photo by Lee Krohn, interim town manager   I hope your summer has been as restful as ours has been busy! Pierson Library has successfully moved into a portion of the Field House, 166 Athletic Drive, during construction of the new library. The temporary facility has the same books, computers, children’s…

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