The mission of the Butte County Library is to serve the Learning, Cultural, and Community needs of the diverse populations of our County.

Our libraries will be closed May 28th in honor of Memorial Day.

Though our doors will be closed that day, our online resources will always be available 24/7.

Butte County Library Ballot Drop Box Locations

Available May 6th - June 6th, 24 hours a day.

Chico - 1108 Sherman Ave
Durham - 2545 Durham-Dayton Hwy
Gridley - 299 Spruce Street
Oroville - 1820 Mitchell Ave
Paradise - 5922 Clark Road

Summer Reading 2022: Read Beyond the Beaten Path!

June 1 - July 31, 2022

All six library branches are participating in-person and online in June and July and will have FREE events and activities for all ages. All ages are encouraged to participate by reading for fun, exploring their communities, and engaging in library events!
Learn more:

California State Library Parks Passes are available!

Butte County Library is now providing free vehicle day-use entry to over 200 participating state park units operated by State Parks to library card holders. 
Learn more and request a pass today:

The Palace Project

Tired of searching multiple eBook apps for the title you want? Download Palace and search all the library’s collections in one app! Search, browse, download and read, across all the library collections, all in one seamless experience. Learn more!

REACH Program is Here!

Butte County Library's REACH Program is here to support your needs as a jobseeker, a small business owner, and an entrepreneur.

REACH (Reconnect, Engage, Adults, Creating, Hope) program provides economic and workforce development resources at your local Butte County Library!

Learn more about and register for this exciting opportunity!

Your Library has learning opportunities!

Learn anything, anywhere, 24/7 with just your library card.




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Please see our upcoming Holiday closures on our Locations and Hours page

The State of California strongly recommends all individuals to continue to wear masks in all indoor settings, regardless of vaccination status. We will continue to require masks for our indoor children’s programs. Masks are available inside the libraries.

For more information, please call Butte County Library at 530-552-5652, option 2.

Thank you for keeping your library a safe and healthy environment! 

Meeting Rooms:

In an abundance of caution, due to increase in COVID-19 numbers, the Library meeting room reservations remain unavailable at this time. Please stay tuned to our social media pages and our website for updates!