Shelburne Town Center

 

 

 

 

PROJECT UPDATES LIBRARY AND TOWN CENTER PROJECT

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Temporary Library Location Now open at

the Field House, 166 Athletic Drive

Most Recent Project Updates

$1 = $4 , Quadruple your donation!

$1 = $4 , Quadruple your donation!

We have recently received two generous offers that have the potential to quadruple your donation if you act by November 15, 2018. A generous donor will match all gifts made by that date, up to $75,000; then, a second  generous donor will match your doubled gift, to quadruple your initial gift. Donations made after November 15 will be gratefully…

Groundbreaking Ceremony Sept. 29th

Groundbreaking Ceremony Sept. 29th

September Project Update

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…

August Project Update

August Project Update

  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 room activities, staff and hours as the old library. There is…

Quadruple Your Gift Through May 31st!

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!

Concise Project Timeline

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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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 improvements for the municipal campus.

November 2017 - Bond Vote Passes

In a 55% - 45% vote, residents of Shelburne approve up to $6.5 million toward the project.  An anonymous donor offers a $500,000 matching challenge toward lowering the bond as an incentive for others to give.

July 2018 - Library Moves into Temporary Space

Around the middle of July, Pierson Library moves to the south end of the Shelburne Field House, expecting to occupy the space for a year as the construction commences at the municipal campus.

September 29, 2018 at 11am - New Library Groundbreaking Ceremony

All are welcome!  Please join us for the Groundbreaking Ceremony at 11am.  Demolition is completed and groundbreaking begins!

May 2019 - Substantial Completion

Work on the municipal campus, town hall and library should be substantially complete by this time.

Summer 2019 - Grand Re-Opening!

The books are back and so are the library patrons!  The new library has community spaces, study and computer areas, a spacious youth section, and more!