Health & Safety Updates

Health & Safety Updates

TRL Administration is working on a staggered re-opening plan and details will be shared on this page as we move forward.

COVID-19 Closure & Reopening Information:

All Timberland Library Buildings Remain Closed to the Public Until Further Notice.

Discover Library Takeout Service:

Our contact-free holds pick up and book return service: 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. - locations, expanded hours & days vary*.

  • Existing and newly placed holds pick up 

  • Phone in or online requests for specific items or subjects for staff to gather for you 

  • Print job pick up by submitting print jobs remotely from your home or mobile library parking lot 

  • Themed grab bags of books, movies, and music from a variety of genres 

Please follow instructions on the signs for call / text / walk-up service on arrival. 
Maintain physical distancing of 6 ft.  -  Masks are required. 

Returns are also being accepted:

On-site return bins are available during Library Takeout hours and expanded book drop hours vary by location.
Due dates for materials have been extended to August 1, 2020
Returned materials are quarantined based on a combination of the current research, best practices, and state mandates.
Items will remain on patron accounts for 4 days until processed. As of January 1, 2020 TRL no longer charges fees for overdue materials.


Stay Connected While the Library is Closed.

Checkout ebooks, audiobooks, streaming videos, digital magazines, and more available to you 24/7 with your valid Timberland Regional Library card & PIN.

If you have problems with a current card, please contact us at or use the Live Chat feature in the bottom corner.

If you don't have a library card, you can sign up for an eCard with this application


TRL will follow all guidelines and protocols established by the U.S. Center for Disease Control, the Washington State Department of Health, and local health departments.

Updated information on Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) can be found at:

U.S. Center for Disease Control website
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Situation Summary page
Washington Department of Health’s Novel Coronavirus webpage

Washington State Coronavirus Response webpage

WA ST DFI - List of financial resources for WA consumers impacted by the Coronavirus 

WA State Wi-Fi Hot Spot Location Finder

Washington State Library - Learning and Entertainment Resources 

Washington Safe Start Phased Reopening Plan