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

Library Advisory Board

The mission of the Library Advisory Board is to advocate for the Library and encourage County Supervisors and community partners to preserve and grow library services for the citizens of Butte County.

Board Members   

  • Ruthmarie Ferris
  • MaryLou Johnson
  • Jeff Wanee
  • Ron Serrano
  • Penny Louton
  • Rhonda Hoffman
  • Fred Antonowich
  • Bonnie Huntington

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. Meeting locations 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


Agenda  Location Agenda Packet Minutes Additional Materials
March 18, 2015
3- 5 PM
Paradise Library
Conference Room
Staff Reports
Draft Plan Update
Minutes Statistics

January 21, 2015
3 - 5 PM

Chico Library
Conference Room

Staff Reports
Wish List
Wish List Services
Scofield Report/Plan
Draft Plan
By-laws Review


Meeting Schedule
Background Reading 1
Background Reading 2

November 10, 2014
12 - 1:30 PM

Chico Cozy Diner
1695 Mangrove Ave
Chico, CA 95926

Meeting Schedule
Scofield Report/Plan
Volunteer Tracking 
October 8, 2014

Monday Club in Oroville
2385 Montgomery Street
Oroville, CA 95965

Staff Reports
Wish List

Minutes Background Reading
July 8, 2014 Biggs Staff Reports Minutes  
April 9, 2014 Paradise Staff Reports Minutes  
January 13, 2014 Durham Staff Reports Minutes  

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