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Shelton Timberland Library (William G. Reed Public Library)

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710 W. Alder Street
Shelton, WA  98584-2571

Library Manager: Patty Ayala Ross
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Monday 10 am - 7 pm
Tuesday 10 am - 7 pm
Wednesday 10 am - 6 pm
Thursday 10 am - 6 pm
Friday 10 am - 6 pm
Saturday 10 am - 5 pm
Sunday Closed

Shelton Library services:

About the Library:

The Timberland South Mason Library opened near Shelton in 1974 in leased quarters.  In May 1989, the City of Shelton joined Timberland and the two libraries (South Mason and Shelton) were combined. The residents of Shelton voted to annex to Timberland for library services in 2009.

An Education Job Information Center is located at the Shelton library.

Statistics 2013:

  • Circulation: 301,009
  • Visits to Library: 243,725
  • Population: 9,870


  • Status: Annexed city, city-owned building
  • Square Footage: 16,000
Library Board Meeting
Shelton Timberland LibraryFri., Dec. 193:15 PM
The Shelton Timberland Library Board meets on the third Friday of each month at 3:15 p.m. Members of the library board are appointed by the mayor of the City of Shelton. They are the body that liaises between the city, TRL and the library manager. Library board meetings are open to the public.
Ho Ho Holiday Crafts
Shelton Timberland LibrarySat., Dec. 201:00 PM
Drop in to make candle luminaries, sparkly ornaments, and other winter crafts. Cookies and hot chocolate provided! Sponsored by the Friends of the Shelton Timberland Library.
Wacky Science
Shelton Timberland LibraryMon., Dec. 224:00 PM
Become a wacky scientist! Explore and enjoy a variety of kid-friendly science projects led by WSU/4-H staff. All supplies provided by 4-H STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) for you to learn about scientific concepts through fun and hands-on activities.
Reading Explorers
Shelton Timberland LibraryTue., Dec. 234:00 PM
Join a book discussion group for kids, ages 9-12. The group's mission: finding and talking about books impossible to put down! The first 10 to register will receive a copy of the book to keep. Please register by calling 426-1362 and ask for the youth department. Sponsored by the Friends of the Shelton Timberland Library.
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