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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: Donna Feddern
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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 2015 / Population Estim. 2015:

  • Circulation: 265,728
  • Visits to Library: 145,542
  • Population: 10,070


  • Status: Annexed city, city-owned building
  • Square Footage: 16,000
Acting Out
Shelton Timberland LibraryTue., Apr. 244:00 PM
Have you ever wanted to perform, act, or engage in theatre arts? 6th through 12th graders are invited to learn basic acting and improv techniques, as well as brush up on their public speaking and team-building skills! Join us for an evening of laughter, fun, and creativity!
Toddler Storytime
Shelton Timberland LibraryWed., Apr. 2510:30 AM
Music, movement, and books for toddlers and their participating caregivers. This is an early learning program.
Family Storytime
Shelton Timberland LibraryWed., Apr. 255:00 PM
Music, movement, books and a craft for the whole family. All ages welcome. Children must be accompanied by a participating adult. This is an early learning program.
Kaleidoscope Play and Learn
Shelton Timberland LibraryThu., Apr. 2610:00 AM
Play, read, sing and have a snack together!
We offer fun activities that also help young children prepare for success in school and life. Activities include: music, arts and crafts, storytelling, block play, free books, and lots of playing!
Colorful Conversations
Shelton Timberland LibraryThu., Apr. 266:00 PM
Enjoy escaping the chaos of daily life and connect with colored pencils, crayons, coloring pages, and a cup of tea. Join Shelly Barnett, owner of Off the Walls! Gallery, and others in the community as we color our way to calm. This year, coloring sheets will be drawn by local artists. Take part in the fun on fourth Thursdays, from 6-7 p.m.

Supplies provided by Off the Walls! Gallery and Brilliant Moon—members of the Retailers’ Alliance of Downtown Shelton.)
Builders' Club
Shelton Timberland LibraryFri., Apr. 273:30 PM
We supply the LEGO® bricks and other building supplies, you create the masterpiece!
El día de los niños/El día de los libros
Shelton Timberland LibraryMon., Apr. 3012:00 PM
Celebrate childhood and all the adventures that books provide with activities, play, and performances.
Everyday Resiliency: Strategies to Reduce Stress and Anxiety
Shelton Timberland LibraryMon., Apr. 306:00 PM
Bob Nussbaum, Resiliency Instructor and Compassion Fatigue Educator, will share what he has learned about the signs and symptoms of stress, trauma, and anxiety on the body and provide self-care techniques and resource avenues that you can explore to start your journey for a happier, less stressful life.
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Timberland Regional Library serves Grays Harbor, Lewis, Mason, Pacific, and Thurston counties in Western Washington State.