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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., Jan. 261:00 PM
The Friends of the Shelton Timberland Library will meet on Monday, January 26 from 1-3 p.m. The group meets 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!
Wacky Science
Shelton Timberland LibraryMon., Jan. 264:00 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., Jan. 274:00 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.
Family Story Time
Shelton Timberland LibraryWed., Jan. 2810:30 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., Jan. 283:00 PM
Play Xbox One, Xbox 360, Wii and other games, or bring your laptop and connect to the library’s wifi. Snacks and games provided by the Friends of the Shelton Timberland Library.
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Timberland Regional Library serves Grays Harbor, Lewis, Mason, Pacific, and Thurston counties in Western Washington State.