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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 - 7 pm
Thursday 10 am - 7 pm
Friday 11 am - 5 pm
Saturday 11 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
Make Bath Fizzies with Deb Petersen
Shelton Timberland LibraryThu., Jul. 242:00 PM
Create a bath fizzie with soap maker Deb Petersen. Both art and science, fizzies are a mix of baking soda, citric acid, cornstarch, olive oil, water, fragrance oils, and colorants. Test your fizzie in your next bath. Space is limited, please register in advance. This program is for youth grades 4-12. This event is part of Summer Reading, a Timberland Regional Library districtwide program.
Friends of the Library Meeting
Shelton Timberland LibraryMon., Jul. 281:00 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!
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Timberland Regional Library serves Grays Harbor, Lewis, Mason, Pacific, and Thurston counties in Western Washington State.