Law Library

The law library is open to the public, the legal community, and local government agencies to provide access to legal information and assistance with legal research.

The Collection

The collection includes all primary legal materials at the state and select federal materials. The law library collection also includes some secondary resources such as topical treatises, dictionaries, legal encyclopedias, case digests, and finding aids. There is also a small collection of continuing legal education course books and manuals. The law library subscribes to legal databases that are available to patrons without charge except for printing,. ($0.20 per page for copies or printing)..


Circulation is limited to officers of the court, local and state government agencies, and their employees. All others must use materials while in the law library. A copier is available; copies are $0.20 per page.

Reference / Research Assistance

The law librarian can assist the user in locating and using legal research materials in print or online. The law librarian and staff cannot provide legal advice. The law liberarian cannot interpret the law or attempt to explain the law to you. (See Revised Code of Washington {RCW} 2.48.170 and 2.48.180. Washington State Court Rules, General Rule (GR) 24).