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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's Teen Writers Contest Winners Announced - part of 2017 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

Lacey Library services:

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
Preschool Storytime
Lacey Timberland LibraryWed., Oct. 1810:30 AM
Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs & movement games. Parents or caregivers are welcome to attend with their children. No Preschool Storytime on November 22.
Book Babies
Lacey Timberland LibraryThu., Oct. 1910:30 AM
Books, bounces, music and play for babies and their participating caregivers. Afterwards, adults can visit while babies play with toys & sturdy books. No Book Babies November 23.
Storytelling Workshop with Elizabeth Lord
Lacey Timberland LibraryThu., Oct. 196:00 PM
Esta actividad se realizará en inglés. This program will be in English. Learn the basics of delivering a live storytelling performance. Elizabeth will teach you how to shape personal experiences/memories into a compelling oral narrative and recall details without memorization. Using traditional folktales and our own personal tales, we will explore the art of storytelling. Each participant shall come away with a tale to tell. Preregistration required. This is part of Timberland Reads Together, an annual Timberland Regional Library program.
Taller de narrativa con Elizabeth Lord. Esta actividad se realizará en inglés. Aprende los elementos básicos para realizar una presentación narrativa en vivo. Elizabeth te enseñará a transformar experiencias/recuerdos personales en una convincente narrativa oral, y a recordar detalles sin necesidad de memorizarlos. Usando cuentos folclóricos tradicionales y nuestras propias historias personales, exploraremos el arte de la narración. Cada participante saldrá del taller con una historia que contar. Se requiere inscripción previa.
Lacey Friends Fall Spectacular Book Sale
Lacey Timberland LibraryFri., Oct. 209:30 AM
The Friends of the Lacey Timberland Library will have a special book sale from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Friday, October 20. Pick up good books at great prices!
Pizza & Paperbacks
Lacey Timberland LibrarySat., Oct. 212:00 PM
Teens, join us to talk about books you love or hate, swap book suggestions, get a free book, meet people, and of course, eat pizza. Sign up at the Youth Information Desk to reserve your slice. Anyone in 6th-12th grade is invited. Sponsored by the Friends of the Lacey Timberland Library.
Read It and Eat: Food Book and Potluck Club
Lacey Timberland LibraryMon., Oct. 233:00 PM
Come discuss different food-themed books and share snacks. For October, our discussion will center around comforting and delicious soups. If you like to read and talk about food, this is the book club for you. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Lacey Timberland Library.
Toddler Storytime
Lacey Timberland LibraryTue., Oct. 2410:30 AM
Music, movement, and books for toddlers and their participating caregivers.
Anime Club
Lacey Timberland LibraryTue., Oct. 244:30 PM
For grades 6-12. Come watch anime with us at the Lacey Timberland Library! We will also discuss manga, play games, do crafts, and learn about Japanese culture. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Lacey Timberland Library.
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