The mission of the Butte County Library is to serve the Learning, Cultural, and Community needs of the diverse populations of our County.


REACH Program is Here!

Butte County Library's REACH Program is here to support your needs as a jobseeker, a small business owner, and an entrepreneur.

REACH (Reconnect, Engage, Adults, Creating, Hope) program provides economic and workforce development resources at your local Butte County Library!

Bring your goals and aspirations to your library! REACH will assist in finding a dream job, training for a new career, gaining new skills, getting started with the idea of being your own boss and expanding your small business.

Schedule a one-on-one consulting session with library staff to start exploring, offered free. Register your interest to get started! 

What help is available:

  • Resume Assistance, Mock Interviews, Job Application Assistance, Career Exploration/Transitions
  • One-on-One Business Counseling, Referrals, Classes, Webinars, Workshops delivered by subject matter experts
  • Collaborative Workspaces with Technology and Productivity Tools, and Specialized Collections
  • E-learning Platforms like Udemy, Coursera and much more

View the REACH Calendar for upcoming trainings and workshops.

Contact us:

Register your interest for this exciting opportunity!

Volunteer Opportunities Available!

Volunteers needed for exciting social and economic recovery project at your Butte County Library!

The Butte County Library REACH Project will create accessible resources for workforce development and business start up assistance for Butte County residents, especially those who have been affected by disasters. This project will provide services and content relevant in building confidence, learning resources and knowledge for those who are seeking employment or have a business idea or existing business and need more assistance to achieve their goals.

We are looking for Job Center Coaches who will help individuals looking for jobs use technology and resources available through the library to develop tools and information needed for job searching.

For more information, please contact project manager Misty Wright at or 530.552.5652

View the full description here.

The REACH program is a collaborative effort with many partners like ChicoStart, Chico State University, Butte County Department of Employment and Social Services and Alliance of workforce Development to create accessible resources for workforce development and business start up assistance for the Butte County residents.

This project is supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act , administered in California by the State Librarian.

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