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.
Storytime and Regular Youth Programming

The Butte County Library has many different weekly and monthly activities that you and your kids and teens can enjoy. These are almost everything from our Storytimes to VR to Lego to Chess! Come on in to one of our branches and have fun! Visit our online calendar or visit a branch to see when your local branch has other youth programs that aren't on a regular schedule. If you have questions about a branch's programs, feel free to call or visit that branch.

Storytime and Babies Love Books

Butte County Library offers many different storytimes for children at our branches.  We invite you and your little ones to join us for stories, songs, rhymes, puppets, and art activities - the more the merrier! 


  • Thursdays at 10:00am


  • Fridays at 10:00am (except the last Friday of the month)


  • Saturdays at 11:00 in the Children's Area. Come for stories, dancing, songs, and crafts!


  • Preschool Storytime: Wednesdays at 11:00am
  • Family Storytime: Wednesdays at 3:30pm
  • Babies Love Books: Thursdays at 10:30am


  • Preschool Storytime: Tuesdays at 10:00 and 11:00am
  • Toddler Storytime: Thursdays at 10:00 and 11:00am
  • Babies Love Books: Wednesdays at 11:00am
  • Japanese Storytime: 1st Saturday at 1:00pm
  • Chinese Storytime: 3rd Saturday at 2:00pm
  • Storytime for All: Thursdays at 3:00pm

Regular Programming

 In addition to the weekly storytimes, our branches also offer regular weekly and monthly programming that kids and teens will love. There is almost everything from Movies to 3D printing to Chess. Come and visit us and have some fun!

All programs are drop-in activities for all ages, unless otherwise stated.


  • Kid's Activity: Saturdays 10:00am-4:00pm


  • Kid's Crafternoon: 2nd and 4th Tuesdays at 3:00pm


  • Play Day!: Last Friday of the month at 10:00am
  • Wednesday Kid's Activity/Wednesday Kid's Movie: Alternating Wednesdays at 3:00pm


  • Lego Tuesdays: Come for all day Lego fun every Tuesday in Paradise.


  • Saturday Lego Club: Saturdays, 10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Sensory Shenanigans: 4th Sunday, 2:00pm
  • Movies: 3rd Friday and 3rd Saturday at 1:00pm. Second film starts after the first one ends.
  • Make & Take: 2nd Sunday @ 2:00pm


  • Chess Club: Wednesdays at 3:30pm and Saturdays at 11:00am
  • Maker Lab: Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 3:00pm
  • Guild of Games: Fridays at 3:00pm
  • Free Movie: Sundays at 2:00pm
  • Storytail Tutors: 2nd and 4th Saturdays at 2:00pm
  • Homework Help: Tuesdays, 3:00 - 5:00pm (for Grades 1 - 8)
  • Oculus VR Demo: Tuesdays, 4:00 - 6:00 (Ages 13+ only)
  • Fandom Club: Wednesdays at 4:00pm
  • 3-D Printing Workshop: Thursdays 3:00 - 6:00pm and Saturdays 3:00 - 5:00pm

Search Catalog  Calendar  My Account

Reserve Room  Support Butte County Library  Get Library Card

 Contact Library

County Library
530.552.5652 opt 4

Library Services

Literacy Services

Submit a Comment

 Branches & Hours
 Library Calendar
 Connect With Us
Facebook Logo  Twitter Logo  
Pinterest Logo