All branches of the Washington State Library are currently closed to the public. Questions received via email, chat, and phone will be answered between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Collection items are available through your local library using interlibrary loan. All collection materials currently checked out due July 15, and the blue book drop located near our back door is available for use. For more information, please visit our page regarding the closure.

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Genealogy Collection Bibliographies


The genealogy librarians at the Washington State Library have created these bibliographies to highlight items in the library's genealogy collection, and to provide information that will help anyone doing genealogy research in Washington State.