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 Advisory Board

The mission of the Library Advisory Board is to encourage County Supervisors and community partners to develop sustainable funding in order to preserve and expand library services for all citizens of Butte County.

The vision of the Library Advisory Board is to partner with governments, communities, and businesses to strengthen and sustain our library system and to promote the local library as a unique and invaluable resource. If you are interested in attending board meetings or becoming a Library Advisory Board member, please contact Library Administration at 530.538.6296.

Those present in the picture are (left to right), Nancy Brower, Ronda Hoffman, Patrick Newell, Sam Mulford (consultant), Ron Serrano, Susie Serrano (Assistant Director), Michelle Deese, Penny Louton, Miranda Cervantes (consultant).

Board Members

  • Ronda Hoffman
  • Penny Louton
  • Ron Serrano
  • Joey Brett
  • Nancy Brower
  • Michelle Deese
  • Patrick Newell
  • Alba Miranda
  • Nikki Sandoval

Members of the Board are appointed to four-year terms by the Butte County Board of Supervisors. Members of the public are encouraged to attend meetings of the Library Advisory Board. Meetings are held from 3:00 to 5:00 pm and rotate among branch libraries.

To contact the Library Advisory Board, call 530.538.7525 or email

Library Surveys and Reports:

Godbe Research 2008 Topline Report | Godbe Research Power Point | Godbe Research Survey Results
EMC Research Executive Summary | EMC Reseach Phone Survey | EMC Research Forward Strategy


All meetings are held from 3:00 - 5:00 P.M. on the third Wednesday of every third month, beginning in January (unless stated otherwise).

  • Wednesday, January 16, 2019, Chico Library
  • Wednesday, April 17, 2019, Paradise Library
  • Wednesday, July 17, 2019, Oroville Library
  • Wednesday, October 16, 2019, Gridley Library
Agenda  Location Agenda Packet Minutes Additional Materials
Oct 17, 2019 Gridley Library
Conference Room
Director's Report July - Sept
Sept Minutes Statistics
Special Meeting
Sept 18, 2019
Oroville Library
Conference Room

July Minutes
July 17, 2019 Oroville Library
Conference Room
Director's Report April - June
April Minutes Statistics
April 17, 2019 Paradise Library
Conference Room
Branch Managers' Reports
NVCF Statements, April 2019
January Minutes Statistics
Jan 16, 2019 Chico Library
Conference Room
Branch Manager's Reports
Strat Plan Workshop Notes
October Minutes Statistics


*Looking for information about past meetings? Visit the LAB Meeting Archives.

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