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Centralia Timberland Library

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110 S. Silver Street
Centralia, WA  98531-4218
360-736-0183

Library Manager: Susan Faubion
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Hours:

Monday 10 am - 7 pm
Tuesday 10 am - 7 pm
Wednesday 10 am - 6 pm
Thursday 10 am - 6 pm
Friday 10 am - 6 pm
Saturday 10 am - 5 pm
Sunday Closed

The Re-opening of the Children’s Area is scheduled for November 4, 2017. Check back for updates!

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About the Library:

The Centralia Timberland Library was built in 1913 with a Carnegie grant obtained by the Ladies of the Roundtable. It was remodeled and expanded in 1977-78 with an Economic Development Grant to accommodate a larger collection and more services than the original 6,200 square foot building.

Features of the building include the chandelier from the old Centralia High School hanging above the main stairway, four fireplaces, and unique folk art from a craftsman who was a patron of the library. The library offers a large meeting room, quiet areas for study, and special areas for children and teens. Centralia has annexed to Timberland for its library services.

Statistics 2015 / Population Estim. 2015:

  • Circulation: 221,256
  • Visits to Library: 214,231
  • Population: 16,790

Building:

  • Status: Annexed city, city-owned building
  • Square Footage: 13,510
UPCOMING LIBRARY EVENTS
LGBTQ Teen Book Club
Centralia Timberland LibraryFri., Dec. 154:30 PM
All teens are welcome to come and discuss awesome LGBTQIA+ teen books. Ask at the Information desk for our current book. Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Centralia Timberland Library.
Teen After Hours: Winter Chaos
Centralia Timberland LibraryFri., Dec. 156:00 PM
No snow? Have a tinsel war! Arrive before the library closes, so you won't be locked out and sad. Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Centralia Timberland Library.
Maritime Washington: A Watercolor History by Robert Chamberlain
Centralia Timberland LibrarySat., Dec. 163:00 PM
Come for an exhibit of paintings by Robert Chamberlain illustrating marine activity of Washington's ports, yesterday and today. They take the viewer from the Columbia, up the coast, through the Straits, and down Puget Sound to Olympia. Award-winning watercolorist Robert Chamberlain, now age 87, created "Sylvester's Window," on display at the Olympia Timberland Library, and "Timber!," a 75-piece collection exhibited at the Washington State Historical Museum in Tacoma.
PageTurners Book Discussion
Centralia Timberland LibraryTue., Dec. 195:30 PM
Join in a Discussion of "The Underground Railroad" by Colson Whitehead. This program is part of a year-long series of book discussions exploring black history and culture to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the birth of African American pioneer George Washington, who, together with his wife Mary Jane, founded the City of Centralia in 1875.
Bilingual Storytime / Hora de cuentos bilingüe
Centralia Timberland LibraryWed., Dec. 204:00 PM
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs - in both Spanish and English! Includes playtime. Disfruta de cuentos, rimas y canciones - ¡en español e ingles!
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Timberland Regional Library serves Grays Harbor, Lewis, Mason, Pacific, and Thurston counties in Western Washington State.