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 

  • 2017 Trivia Bee for Literacy
    Join us for the 11th annual Trivia Bee for Literacy on November 17th at the Sierra Nevada Brewery Big Room. There will be loads of fun and friendly competition to determine the Trivia Champions of Butte County. For more information call 530.538.7198
  • New library hours started September 5th.
    New library hours for Chico and Paradise branches began September 5. The Chico branch is closed Mondays and the Paradise branch is now open at 10 am on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

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Resource Spotlight

Introducing OverDrive

Butte County Library is proud to bring OverDrive back to our digital collection, visit to enjoy the best-selling titles in eBook and Audiobook format! With hundreds of popular titles to choose from, our new collection is guaranteed to have something for everyone!

Meet Libby

Brought to you by Butte County Library and built with 💕 by OverDrive, it takes just a few taps to find and borrow a title. Libby has a ground-breaking ebook reader, and a beautiful audiobook player. Learn more and get the app for your phone or tablet!


Navigate OverDrive

To borrow a title, start from our OverDrive website, browse the collection, sign in and check out with your library card. Borrowed titles can then be immediately enjoyed in your browser, on your smartphone, eReader, tablet or computer. To maximize your reading experience, use of the free OverDrive or Libby app is recommended, you can easily find them in your favorite app store. Checked out titles will automatically expire at the end of the lending period, there are no late fees!

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