The mission of the Butte County Library is to provide all individuals, regardless of age, ethnic background, educational or economic level, with free access to ideas, information, and technology.

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  • Literacy Through Conversations
    Practice and improve your English language and conversation skills at Chico Branch Library Meeting Room, Wednesdays, 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. , March 6th - May 29th, 2019. No sign ups necessary.
  • Upcoming Library Closures
    All Butte County Library branches will be closed on Saturday, March 30, in honor of Cesar Chavez Day.

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The goal of the Zip Books Project is to expand the use of an alternative model for interlibrary loan service that, over time, has proved cost effective, easy to use, and extremely popular with the public. The project started in 2013 with 15 libraries; currently over 68 library jurisdictions across the state are participating, with more being added all the time.

Zip Books is a partnership between the California State Library and the NorthNet Library System. It is supported with California Library Services Act funds.


Camp Fire Recovery Resources

For official information about Camp Fire recovery resources, including shelter locations, personal care, and re-entry information, please visit Butte County Recovers, a joint effort of Butte County and the Town of Paradise.

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