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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 2014 / Population Estim. 2015:

  • Circulation: 62,218
  • Visits to Library: 48,798
  • Population: 4,095


  • Status: Annexed city, TRL-owned building
  • Square Footage: 7,486
Tea and Scones at the Library
Montesano Timberland LibraryTue., May. 2212:00 PM
Clare Hollenbaugh, local teachop owner, will prepare a selection of fancy teas and freshly baked scones which the Friends of the Library will serve in a vintage china cup collection. Come as your favorite Downton Abbey character or just as yourself. Sponsored by the Friends of the Montesano Timberland Library.
PageTurners Book Discussion
Montesano Timberland LibraryThu., May. 246:30 PM
Join others for a discussion of "Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea" by Barbara Demick. New participants are always welcome. The library will be closed at this time and no other library services will be available. Please enter the meeting room through the back of the building.
Staff Training - Montesano library closed
Montesano Timberland LibraryFri., May. 25All Day
The Montesano Timberland Library will be closed Friday, May 25 for staff training. The library will resume its regular schedule Saturday, May 26. The Aberdeen, Elma, Hoquiam and Westport Timberland libraries will be open as usual. For Timberland library locations, hours and other information see the library's website at or call 1-800-562-6022 to speak with a librarian.
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