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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
Friends of the Library Meeting
Shelton Timberland LibraryMon., Oct. 271:00 PM
The Friends of the Shelton Timberland Library meet every fourth Monday of the month at 1 p.m. If the fourth Monday falls on a holiday, the meeting is moved to the third Monday of the month. This is an active group of community volunteers who care deeply about their library. They have many volunteer opportunities for community members. If you are interested in being a "friend," come and join us!
Make and Taste: Coffee
Shelton Timberland LibraryTue., Oct. 286:30 PM
Local espresso stand owner Stephanie Fyfe will discuss roasting and brewing of the caffeine beverage that is a staple in many households. Taste different coffees and learn the secrets of making the perfect cup of coffee. This program is part of Timberland Reads Together.
Family Story Time
Shelton Timberland LibraryWed., Oct. 2910:30 AM
Join in a program of stories, rhymes, songs and movement games that focus mainly on children age 6 and younger. All family members are welcome.
Teen Game Lounge
Shelton Timberland LibraryWed., Oct. 293:00 PM
Play Xbox™ 360, Wii™ and other games, or bring your own laptop and connect to the library's wifi. Don't miss the fun, Wednesdays once a month. Thanks to the Friends of the Shelton Timberland Library for snacks and supplies.
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