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.

Library News & Events 

  • "Californians: Community Conversations about Immigration" - Share a favorite photo showing your family's heritage and origins in California, whether Native, out of state, or arriving from another country.
  • DIY Home Energy Saving Toolkits available for check-out
  • 2016-17 Book in Common - My Life on the Road by Gloria Steinem. Reserve a copy or join an upcoming event
  • Bobbi Park, Sacramento Valley Local Interagency Network Coordinator (LINC), California Department of Veterans Affairs is coming to the Butte County Library Chico Branch at 1108 Sherman Ave on June 14th from 10am to 2:00pm. Come with your questions for Bobbi!
  • Memorial Day Hours: Durham, Gridley, Oroville, and Paradise Branch will be closed on Saturday, May 27, Chico and Biggs Branch will be open. Chico Branch will be closed on the Monday, May 29.

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Discover & Go

Your ticket to a world of adventure, learning and fun!

Get free tickets with your library card!

Discover & Go is a museum pass program that provides California library cardholders with free and low-cost tickets to local museums, science centers, zoos, theaters and other fun cultural venues.  Reserve a pass today!

How Does It Work?

Login to Discover & Go online using your Butte County Library card number and pin.  You can browse for tickets by date or by venue, reserve your passes, and print them. The passes are secure, and include the library cardholder's name and the date a given pass will be valid. Our museum partners simply verify the library cardholder's ID. The number of passes to a given venue are limited, based on a pre-agreed upon number.

Your library account must be in good standing to participate. Please call your local branch to update your account information.

For more information, see the Discover & Go Tutorial.


Library Bingo

Library Bingo is Back! Playing “Library Bingo” is easy! Download and print a card, or stop by your local library branch to get one. Try different activities to “read, connect, and discover” from May 1-31. Challenge a friend, work colleague or family member and see who gets “BINGO” first. 

When you’ve completed five consecutive squares in any direction, return your card to the library. 

Note: this game is meant for ages 18 and up. Sponsored by the California Center for the Book.


Resource Spotlight

Enki eBooks
Enki is a simple-to-use resource for current non-fiction, encyclopedias, and fiction. Access is through our E-Sources web page. All you need is your library card number and PIN.

Tutorials are available to search by title, author, or subject.

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