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Salkum Timberland Library

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2480 U.S. Highway 12
P.O. Box 120
Salkum, WA  98582-0120

Library Manager: Cherie Rusk
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Monday Closed
Tuesday 10 am - 5 pm
Wednesday 1 pm - 8 pm
Thursday 1 pm - 8 pm
Friday 10 am - 5 pm
Saturday 10 am - 5 pm
Sunday Closed

Salkum Library services:

About the Library:

The Salkum Library opened in 1986 in leased quarters as one of two experimental "mini-libraries" in Lewis County to serve isolated areas previously served by a bookmobile.  TRL remodeled a former grocery store and gas station and opened a new library in September 1993.

Statistics 2015:

  • Circulation: 51,148
  • Visits to Library: 36,562


  • Status: TRL-owned building in unincorporated area
  • Square Footage: 5,250
Community Coloring, Conversation, and Games
Salkum Timberland LibraryTue., May. 222:00 PM
Adults, these twice monthly play-breaks are just for you! There will be everything you need: coloring books, pencils, board games, and conversation. You are welcome to bring your own craft supplies or games to share as well. Program repeats the 2nd and 4th Tuesday each month.
WorkSource Monthly Visit
Salkum Timberland LibraryWed., May. 232:00 PM
Attention Job Seekers! Drop in to the Salkum Timberland Library any time from 2-4 p.m. and meet with staff from WorkSource Lewis County. WorkSource is an equal opportunity partnership of organizations that provides employment and training services. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to persons with disabilities.
The Knitting Circle
Salkum Timberland LibraryThu., May. 244:00 PM
Bring your knitting or crocheting project and meet other crafters. Share tips, companionship and refreshments. A variety of library materials on knitting and other crafts will be available. All skill levels are welcome and expert help is available.
Staff Training - Salkum library closed
Salkum Timberland LibraryFri., May. 25All Day
The Salkum Timberland Library will be closed Friday, May 25 for staff training. The library will resume its regular schedule Saturday, May 26. Centralia, Chehalis, Packwood and Winlock 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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Timberland Regional Library serves Grays Harbor, Lewis, Mason, Pacific, and Thurston counties in Western Washington State.