The Lending Library is a free service to WSBA members offering the short-term loan of books on topics related to practice management, wellness, and career development.
The lending library is a service of the Practice Management Assistance program and is confidential under Admission and Practice Rule 19(d).
Use of the lending library is subject to the library usage standards.
How It Works
The Lending Library is accessible to WSBA Members only. You can browse available books at wsba.libib.com.
To start using the library, visit the sign-up page in myWSBA
Once you submit your form, you can immediately start using the library! Just click the link in myWSBA to visit wsba.libib.com:
The first time you access Libib, you will need to set a password for your account. For more on this, visit our help page.
Frequently Asked Questions
Below are some common questions about using the library. For more instructions, visit our help page.
How many books can I borrow?
You can borrow up to four books at a time.
How do I place a hold?
You can browse titles and place a hold online at wsba.libib.com. We will ship the books to you within two business days.
Can I stop by in person to borrow books?
Sure. You can stop by and browse books in person at the WSBA offices.
However, at this time, we are not able to give you the option of placing a hold online and picking up the titles in person.
How can I renew books?
For instructions on renewing titles lent to you, check out this entry on our help page.
How do I return books?
If you're in the area, you can stop by the WSBA offices in person and drop the books off at the front reception desk on the sixth floor. You can stop by anytime between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday-Friday.
Otherwise, you can return books by shipping them to us at the address below (you'll be responsible for the cost of return shipping):
Washington State Bar Association
Attn: Lending Library
1325 Fourth Ave., Suite 600
Seattle, WA 98101-2539
How do I manage my Libib account?
To change your password, please visit wsba.libib.com.
WSBA Resources for Purchase
CLE titles are available for purchase through the WSBA Online Store.
Court Forms and Legal Manuals
Many of the titles in the Lending Library are American Bar Association (ABA) publications. The ABA Shop is part of the Practice Management Discount Network, and you can save 15% off your purchase.
If you are looking for court manuals and forms for various aspects of practicing law in Washington State, you may want to check out the Washington Lawyers Practice Manual, published and sold by the King County Bar Association.