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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.
Kids

Programs & Events

Books! Books! Books!

  • ABCmouse.com - now available in the library in Chico, Oroville, Paradise, and Durham! 3,500+ interactive books for young learners (ages 2-6+). Mobile device users can access the resource when connected to the library wifi via the iTunes or Google Play app. From Age of Learning, Inc.
  • TumbleBooks - animated books!
  • Books in a Series - Mid-Continent public library's list of juvenile series books.
  • Newbery Medal books - The American Library Association's list of Newbery Medal award winning books.
  • Caldecott Medal Books - The American Library Association's list of Caldecott Medal award winning books.

Homework Help

Internet Safety

  • Safekids.com - SafeKids.com is one of the oldest and most enduring sites for Internet safety. It’s founder and editor, Larry Magid, is the author of the original National Center for Missing & Exploited Children’s 1994 brochure, “Child Safety on the Information Highway.”
  • Netsmartz.org - NetSmartz Workshop is an interactive, educational program of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® (NCMEC) that provides age-appropriate resources to help teach children how to be safer on- and offline.

Just for Fun

  • ABCmouse.com is now available in the library in Chico, Oroville, Paradise, and Durham! With 3,500+ interactive books, educational games, puzzles, and other learning activities, ABCmouse.com’s award-winning online curriculum is an invaluable resource for young learners (ages 2-6+). Mobile device users can access the resource when connected to the library wifi via the iTunes or Google Play app. From Age of Learning, Inc.
  • Family Education Network
  • RIF Reading Planet is part of Reading Is Fundamental (RIF), the largest children’s literacy nonprofit in the United States. Search for book reviews or write your own on Reading Planet.
  • StoryPlace is a children's digital library. Available in Spanish and English.
  • Fun Brain has free educational games, online books, and comics.
  • PBS Kids fun activities and games featuring PBS program characters.
  • Nick Jr. videos, games, crafts and more.
  • Scholastic Kids Games

Butte County Library Child Safety Policy

 

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