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Raymond Timberland Library

Raymond Library History

The Raymond Library was built in 1929 on land donated to the city for a library. The neo-Tudor building was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.

Prior to the establishment of Timberland Regional Library, the Raymond library was the headquarters for the Pacific County Library District.

2020 - 2021 Refresh

During the 2020 pandemic, Raymond Library was refreshed with many improvements and upgrades including:

  • New paint and flooring throughout the building
  • Repaired plaster, chimney, and windows
  • Updated display areas
  • New holds section
  • Self checkout option available

New Flooring

New easier to clean flooring was installed throughout the building.

Previous carpet before the remodel
Example of carpet that needed replacing
New flooring after installation
Updated flooring and seating
New flooring helps us provide a clean and safe environment
Lots of open floor space in the children's area
Previous flooring and sink in restroom
Refreshed restroom sink

Repaired Plaster

Plaster damage on chimney before the renovation
Plaster repaired and repainted
Repair completed with new clock and seating

Updated Displays

Free standing shelves were rearranged along the wall to allow more light, open floor space, and accessibility.

Previous display area
Example of shelving and wall color before the remodel
Previous display area
Updated display area with new paint to brighten the room
Updated display areas ensure accessibility for all patrons
Quickly and easily navigate our collection
Search our catalog and find your next favorite book
Enjoy in comfort
Updated displays

Self Checkout

Self checkout machine now available! Even the busiest of patrons can quickly checkout their holds.

Additional 'before' images

Thank you to the Board of TrusteesFriends of the Raymond Timberland Library, and City of Raymond