Raymond Timberland Library will be celebrating 100 years of library service throughout the weekend of Sept. 13-14.
On Sept. 13, 1913, Miss Winifred Hardy opened the doors of the Free Raymond Public Library and 116 people walked in.
At 11 a.m., Friday, Sept. 13, the first 116 people to walk into the library will receive a prize. Cake and punch will be served at 3 that afternoon, and at 3:30 fourth-generation logger Jack Zaccardo will present a pictorial history of logging on the Olympic Peninsula from 1895 to 1930.
On Saturday, Bill Compher and Leslie Rousos, who perform on guitar, mandolin, fiddle, spoons and tin whistle, will present “Waltzing in the Trees: Fold Music from Pioneer America” at 2 p.m.
The Raymond Timberland Library building, which opened on July 26, 1929, on land donated by Charles Lewis and is on the National Register of Historic Places, is located at 507 Duryea St.