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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
Author Visit: Jo Robinson, “Eating on the Wild Side”
Shelton Timberland LibraryTue., Oct. 216:30 PM
Author Jo Robinson of Vashon Island will present a program on the foods we buy, grow and eat, and how we can do better, based on her book “Eating on the Wild Side: The Missing Link to Optimum Health.” An engaging trove of information, it is easily digested and relevant to our Northwest culture and climate. This program is part of Timberland Reads Together, Timberland Regional Library's one book-one community reading initiative for 2014.
Family Story Time
Shelton Timberland LibraryWed., Oct. 2210:30 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.
All Fandoms Unite
Shelton Timberland LibraryFri., Oct. 244:00 PM
What’s your fandom? Otaku, Dr. Who, Sherlock, Night Vale, Supernatural? Share your love of pop culture, watch videos, be crafty. Sponsored by the Friends of the Shelton Timberland Library. Please note that the library closes at 6 on Fridays.
2014 Anthology Kick-off: "Mason County Feasts"
Shelton Timberland LibrarySat., Oct. 251:00 PM
Come to Shelton Timberland Library to celebrate the second “Mason County Writes” Anthology project, Saturday, October 25 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Writers read from their submissions. Light refreshments provided by Friends of the Shelton Timberland Library and everyone is invited to bring snacks to share.

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Timberland Regional Library serves Grays Harbor, Lewis, Mason, Pacific, and Thurston counties in Western Washington State.