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Lacey Timberland Library

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500 College Street SE
Lacey, WA  98503-1240

Library Manager: Holly Paxson
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Monday 10 am - 6 pm
Tuesday 10 am - 6 pm
Wednesday 10 am - 7 pm
Thursday 10 am - 7 pm
Friday 10 am - 6 pm
Saturday 10 am - 5 pm
Sunday Closed

See an interview with Holly Paxson, the new Library Manager of the Lacey Timberland Library.

Lacey Loves to Read

Lacey Library Honors Outstanding Teen Writers - part of 2016 Lacey Loves to Read

Winners of the Teen Short Story Contest - part of 2015 Lacey Loves to Read

Winners of the Teen Teen Short Story Contest and the Book Trailer Contest - part of 2014 Lacey Loves to Read

Winners of the Teen Create-Your-Own Graphic Novel Contest - part of 2013 Lacey Loves to Read

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About the Library

The Lacey Library began in a bookmobile in 1966, moved into rented space in Market Square in December 1966, and expanded to 4,800 square feet in the Lacey Village Shopping Center in 1976.

A new 20,000 square foot library adjacent to Lacey City Hall opened in March 1991. Lacey has annexed to Timberland for its library services.

Statistics 2015 / Population Estim. 2015:

  • Circulation: 779,638
  • Visits to Library: 332,646
  • Population: 46,020


  • Status: Annexed city, city-owned building
  • Square Footage: 20,000
Lacey - Building A City in Olympia's Shadow
Lacey Timberland LibraryFri., Oct. 215:30 PM
In celebration of Lacey’s 50th anniversary as a city, Lacey Museum Curator Erin Quinn Valcho, and local historian Ken Balsley, take you on a humorous journey through the last 50 years of Lacey’s struggle to become a city in its own right and make a name for itself. Program includes a special guest appearance by local businessman Bob Blume - who has been called the “Father of Lacey” - as portrayed by local actor Christopher Valcho.
Toddler Storytime
Lacey Timberland LibraryTue., Oct. 2510:30 AM
These programs include simple stories, rhymes, songs and movement games that children and adults can enjoy together.
Preschool Storytime
Lacey Timberland LibraryWed., Oct. 2610:30 AM
Stories, songs, and activities for preschoolers and their participating caregivers. No Storytime November 23.
Movies @ the Library: "Race"
Lacey Timberland LibraryWed., Oct. 261:00 PM
Join us for a free screening of the 2016 movie "Race." The film tells the story of Jesse Owens, the African-American athlete who won four gold medals in track and field events at the 1936 Olympics - the same Olympics where the United States rowing team won the gold. This is part of Timberland Reads Together, an annual Timberland Regional Library district-wide program.
Book Babies
Lacey Timberland LibraryThu., Oct. 2710:30 AM
Short stories, songs, rhymes and knee bounces! Discover the joy of early language. Afterwards, adults can visit while babies play with toys & sturdy books.
Code Club Lacey
Lacey Timberland LibraryThu., Oct. 274:30 PM
Explore the depths of your curiosity, creativity, and imagination by joining our collaborative computer coding club! Open to all skill levels, recommended for ages 8 and up. Adults are welcome, too! Bring your laptop or borrow one of ours while supplies last. No previous experience required. For more info, talk to Lacey Information Services staff in person, via email at, or by phone at 360-491-3860.
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Timberland Regional Library serves Grays Harbor, Lewis, Mason, Pacific, and Thurston counties in Western Washington State.