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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
Grays Harbor Life in the '20s and '30s
Montesano Timberland LibraryTue., Feb. 2812:00 PM
John Larson, director of the Polson Museum in Hoquiam, will lecture about life on the harbor during the roaring 1920s and the depression era of the 1930s. A slide show will accompany his talk.
Reading Magic with Jeff Evans
Montesano Timberland LibrarySat., Mar. 0410:30 AM
Jeff Evans’ magic show celebrates the fun things that happen when you open a book. Every book is a magic book when you read it! Cupcakes in honor of Dr. Seuss will be provided after the show. Sponsored by the Friends of the Montesano Timberland Library.
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