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Montesano Timberland Library - W. H. Abel Memorial Library

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125 Main St. S
Montesano, WA  98563-3794

Library Manager: Valerie Jester
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Monday Closed
Tuesday 10 am - 7 pm
Wednesday 10 am - 7 pm
Thursday 10 am - 5 pm
Friday 10 am - 5 pm
Saturday 10 am - 5 pm
Sunday Closed

Montesano Library services:

About the Library:

The Montesano Library was built in 1960 by the Abel family as a memorial to W. H. Abel. It served as a headquarters library for the Grays Harbor Rural Library District. With the vote to establish the Timberland Regional Library district in 1968, it became the property of TRL.

Statistics 2013:

  • Circulation: 68,323
  • Visits to Library: 34,793
  • Population: 4,050


  • Status: Annexed city, TRL-owned building
  • Square Footage: 7,486
Montesano Timberland LibraryTue., May. 2612:00 PM
Calling all beachcombers or those who have always wanted to be. Janiece Tanner West, passionate beachcomber and library staff member, will share stories about her adventures on beaches far and wide and show some of her favorite finds. If you have an item you'd like to share, bring it in for show and tell.
PageTurners Book Discussion
Montesano Timberland LibraryThu., May. 286:30 PM
Join others for a discussion of "The Big Burn: Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire that Saved America" by Timothy Egan. New participants are always welcome.
Mother Goose Play Group
Montesano Timberland LibraryFri., May. 2910:30 AM
Join in songs, stories, rhymes, group games and free play. Chat with parents, caregivers and library staff as your children explore books, toys and blocks. Children from birth through Kindergarten are welcome. Arrival and departure times are flexible.
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Timberland Regional Library serves Grays Harbor, Lewis, Mason, Pacific, and Thurston counties in Western Washington State.