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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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Quadruple Your Gift Through May 31st!

We’re kicking off our Vermont Gives fundraiser, now through May 31st! Donations will be quadrupled, thanks to The Friends of the Pierson Library and our generous donor! $100 = $400, wow, what a great time to support this exciting and important project for the Town of Shelburne, Vermont!

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Concise Project Timeline

2011 – Trustees see need for new library A town-trustee committee is established and investigates opportunities, including renovating current space, tearing down and rebuilding, or building on another site.   2016 – Three plans are whittled to one The plan, created by Vermont Integrated Architecture, includes much-needed renovations for the 1927 Town Hall and safety…

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Bond Vote Passes

Statement from the Library Building Committee on passage of the bond vote: “The Library Building Steering Committee wants to extend its appreciation to the residents of Shelburne, the Library Board of Trustees, the Selectboard, Vermont Integrated Architecture, Neagley & Chase, the Fire Department, and everyone else who has contributed to this project thus far. We…

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