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7023 New Market Street
Tumwater, WA  98501-6563
360-943-7790

Library Manager: Gail Park
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Hours:

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

Tumwater Library services:

About the Library:

The Tumwater Library began in 1965 in a storefront library in the Southgate Shopping Center.  A new library, constructed adjacent to Tumwater City Hall, opened in March 1995.

Statistics 2013:

  • Circulation: 519,149
  • Visits to Library: 340,051
  • Population: 17,900

Building:

  • Status: Annexed city, city-owned building
  • Square Footage: 17,377
UPCOMING LIBRARY EVENTS
Preschool Story Time
Tumwater Timberland LibraryTue., Jul. 0710:30 AM
Join in a program of stories, rhymes, songs and movement games. Parents or caregivers are welcome to attend with their children. This event is part of Summer Reading, a Timberland Regional Library district-wide program.
Preschool Story Time
Tumwater Timberland LibraryTue., Jul. 071:00 PM
Join in a program of stories, rhymes, songs and movement games. Parents or caregivers are welcome to attend with their children. This event is part of Summer Reading, a Timberland Regional Library district-wide program.
Library Scavenger Hunt
Tumwater Timberland LibraryWed., Jul. 08All Day
Search the library, find at least five hidden pictures relating to the library's summer theme, and win a small prize. This event is part of Summer Reading, a Timberland Regional Library district-wide program.
Infant Lapsit
Tumwater Timberland LibraryWed., Jul. 0810:30 AM
Join in a program of short stories, songs, rhymes and knee bounces. Discover the joy of early language with your baby. Each baby must be accompanied by an adult lap. After the program, adults can visit while babies play with toys and sturdy books. This event is part of Summer Reading, a Timberland Regional Library district-wide program.
PageTurners at the Crosby House
Tumwater Timberland LibraryThu., Jul. 0910:00 AM
LOCATION: The Crosby House. 702 Deschutes Way, Tumwater, WA 98501.
This July our discussion will go on the road and back in time. Join us at the historic Crosby House, ca. 1860. We will have a tour of the house and discuss local history titles. A selection of nonfiction and fiction books will be available at the Information Desk. Please register for the event and pick up your book starting Thursday, June 11.
Toddler Story Time
Tumwater Timberland LibraryThu., Jul. 0910:30 AM
Join in a program of simple stories, rhymes, songs and movement games that children and adults can enjoy together. Adults must accompany toddlers. This event is part of Summer Reading, a Timberland Regional Library district-wide program.
Brian Waite Band
Tumwater Timberland LibraryThu., Jul. 092:00 PM
Rock’em City is teeming with bad guys. And they’re stealing MUSIC! You gotta come help. Get on your super duds, grab your pals and come help knock the socks off these music thieves.
This event is part of Summer Reading, a Timberland Regional Library district-wide program.
Timberland Library @ WorkSource - Intro to IT Academy & Free Online Classes
Tumwater Timberland LibraryFri., Jul. 1010:00 AM
LOCATION: WorkSource Thurston, 1570 Irving Street SW, Tumwater.
Need to improve your computer skills for a job? With a Timberland Regional Library card, you can build your digital literacy for free! Trained librarians will introduce you to Microsoft IT Academy, LearningExpress Library, and Gale Courses. Whether you're a complete beginner or an IT professional, these resources are perfect for developing the skills you need in today's world. Please bring your library card. If you don’t have one, you can register during the class. An email account is necessary to access the resources discussed in this class.
Book Babies
Tumwater Timberland LibraryFri., Jul. 1010:30 AM
Join in a program of short stories, songs, rhymes and knee bounces. Discover the joy of early language with your baby. Each baby must be accompanied by an adult lap. After the program, adults can visit while babies play with toys and sturdy books. This event is part of Summer Reading, a Timberland Regional Library district-wide program.
FanatiCon 2015
Tumwater Timberland LibraryFri., Jul. 107:00 PM
Put on your best cosplay and get down to the Tumwater Timberland Library for FanatiCon 2015, a geeky celebration of all fandoms. At this exclusive, after-hours event, middle-schoolers and high-schoolers will watch clips of their favorite shows and movies, compete in a cosplay fashion show, and explore pop culture through a variety of games, crafts and activities. Refreshments provided. This program is free; pick up your tickets beginning the first day of Summer Reading. The event is sponsored by the Friends of the Tumwater, Lacey, and Olympia Timberland Libraries. This event is part of Summer Reading, a Timberland Regional Library district-wide program
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