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Washington State Depository Program Libraries

Washington State Depository libraries are designated libraries that receive copies of state publications distributed through the State Publications Distribution Center located at the State Library.  The Washington State Library serves as the State Depository Library and keeps state publications permanently.

Full depository libraries keep depository copies for a minimum of five years, while partial depository libraries keep depository copies for a minimum of two years.


Central Washington University Libraries
Eastern Washington University Libraries
Gonzaga University Library
King County Library System
Mount Vernon Public Library
Seattle Public Library
Tacoma Public Library
University of Washington Libraries
Washington State Library
Washington State University Libraries
Western Washington University Libraries


Aberdeen Branch, Timberland Regional Library
Burlington Public Library
Camas Public Library
Fort Vancouver Regional Library
Green River Community College Library
Highline Community College Library
Kitsap Regional Library
North Olympic Library System
Richland Public Library
Yakima Valley Regional Library