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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
Family Story Time
Shelton Timberland LibraryWed., Mar. 0410:30 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.
Seussical Story Time!
Shelton Timberland LibraryWed., Mar. 0410:30 AM
Celebrate silly Seuss stories! This event is part of the Family Read & Sing Aloud, a Timberland Regional Library district wide program.
Teen Writing Group
Shelton Timberland LibraryThu., Mar. 054:00 PM
Are you working on your first novel? Do you write fanfic? Or are you more interested in poetry and/or songwriting? Whatever your writing interest, the teen writing group is for you! This monthly workshop offers the chance to share your writing, get feedback from like-minded peers, sharpen your skills, and discuss a variety of topics.
PageTurners Book Discussion
Shelton Timberland LibraryThu., Mar. 055:30 PM
Read or listen to the selected title of the month and join others in a conversation about the book. Everyone is welcome to join any or all discussions. There are two books for March - "The Paris Wife" by Paula McLain and "A Moveable Feast" by Ernest Hemingway.
Marble Madness
Shelton Timberland LibraryFri., Mar. 064:00 PM
Build huge ramps and shoots for marbles. Lego marble mazes too! Snacks provided by the Friends of the Shelton Library.
Celebrate Seuss!
Shelton Timberland LibrarySat., Mar. 071:00 PM
Join in Cat in the Hat crafts & games and take your picture with Dr. Seuss! Try Seuss-themed snacks and stay to watch "The Lorax." This event is part of the Family Read & Sing Aloud, a Timberland Regional Library district wide program.

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