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 Accounts, Books & more

Get a library card
Search the Catalog, Renew and Reserve books, movies and more online
Loan periods and fees and fines.
Learn about Library Accounts in Collections or pay library fees online
Interlibrary Loan - can't find it in any Butte County Library? We may be able to borrow from another county or university.
Other Library Catalogs
Book Clubs - Let us help you find your next book club selection.
24/7 Online Resources: Download eMedia when the library is open or closed! Access the library's subscription databases from home, school or work.
Chico Seed Lending Library (CSLL)
Get museum passes with your library card from Discover & Go
Small Business Resources

Library Programs

Storytimes - Great stories, songs and crafts.
All branch library programs, events and displays
Find out more about Butte County Literacy Services programs, tutoring and special events.

In-House Services

Veterans Resource station in Chico, and Veterans connect @ the Library

Exam Proctoring - If you need a test proctored for a distance education course, we can help.
Photocopy services
Computer Access - Free access to wifi, internet enabled computers and word processing software.
Genealogy resources online and local sources to help trace your family history.
Printing: All branches have printers connected to our public internet computers. Printing is available in Black & White only. Prints cost $0.10 per page. Chico library is currently the only branch to pick up print jobs sent from your own computer. To send a print job from your home computer or laptop click here and fill out the required information, then stop by the Chico library to pick up your prints.

Youth Services

Bring your class to the library for a tour
Have the Literacy coach visit your school
Tutoring & Homework Help

Support the Library

Book Sales
Friends of the library


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Reserve Room  Support Butte County Library  Get Library Card

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Library Administration

Information Line

Biggs Branch

Chico Branch

Durham Branch

Gridley Branch

Oroville Branch

Paradise Branch

Literacy Services

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