South Bend

Closed until 10:00am tomorrow

10:00AM - 5:00PM

10:00AM - 5:00PM


10:00AM - 5:00PM

10:00AM - 5:00PM



Early Closure: Friday, November 17 at 3:00 PM

1216 West First Street
South Bend, WA 98586
The South Bend Carnegie Library is a Renaissance Revival style library designed by James T. Walsh and built by Willapa Construction. The South Bend Library has been in continuous use since opening in 1913. The library remains…

Upcoming Events

Holidays and Closures

  • Christmas Eve
    Sunday, December 24, 2023
    Closed All Day
  • Christmas Day
    Monday, December 25, 2023
    Closed All Day
  • New Year's Day
    Monday, January 1, 2024
    Closed All Day

About South Bend

    • Air Conditioning
    • Checkout Stations
    • Chromebooks
    • Computers & WiFi
    • Holds Pickup
    • iPads
    • Print / Copy / Scan / Fax
    • Remote Printing
    • WorkSource Connection Site
  • On the corner of W 1st and Pacific Avenue, located one block south of Highway 101. 

  • Two van accessible spaces on W 1st St, on east side of building 

    Parking close to accessible exterior entry in parking lot on east side of the building

    Street parking in front of library and additional parking across the street on W 1st St.

  • Accessible entrance via wheelchair lift on east side of building. Door is not automated. Ring doorbell for staff assistance

    Accessible single person restroom with changing table

    Bilingual staff available (Spanish/English)

    Contactless pick up available. Park in front of library and call 360-875-5532 or ring doorbell at the bottom of the stairs for staff assistance. 

    Learn more about accessibility at Timberland Regional Library., opens a new window


New at South Bend

Technology To Help Bridge The Gap

Technology can play a role in helping children learn to read. These valuable tools support reading skill with interactive, engaging games, puzzles and activities. Audiobooks and read-aloud can enhance the reading experience and improve phonetic skills. A balanced approach combines technology with caregivers involvement and guidance.

Non-traditional Teaching Tools


Loaded with a world of learning with apps, videos, storybooks, and games just for kids. No internet needed.

VOX Books

Listen while reading through the book. No batteries or internet access needed; just press a button and you’re listening and reading!

Early Math Backpacks

Contain picture books, launchpad, manipulatives, and a game, focusing on early math concepts. For ages 3-5.

Kids Playaway Audiobooks

An audiobook player built just for kids. No internet needed. Simply plug in headphones and press play.

Online Resources


News media archive that consolidates articles from newspapers, blogs, broadcast transcripts, and more into one place.

LinkedIn Learning

This online learning platform provides video courses taught by industry experts and has a catalog of 16,000+ courses and learning paths.


Video streaming platform that offers a wide selection of movies, documentaries, and TV shows from around the world.

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