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Live in Butte County but don’t have a library card?

Good news! Butte County residents can now get an e-Card to access our e-Resources without first having to visit a library branch. e-Card provides you access to the following resources:

  • e-Media: Access to eBooks, Audiobooks, Comics; stream Movies, Music, and TVs.
  • Research & Education: Browse catalog; access to Britannica, ProQuest, WorldBook, Testing & Education Reference Center, and other databases and career tools.

Head over here to Get an e-Card. You will receive your Username and e-Card Number by email within one (1) business day after successful registration.






NewsBank presents: America's News, HeritageHub, and Black Life In America.

  • Access World News and Black Life In America: Explore and stay informed on local, national and international topics, people and events in areas such as business, health, education, jobs and careers, political and social issues and more. Features a wide variety of credible, vetted news sources from around the world to around the corner.
  • HeritageHub: Explore genealogical records from 1704 – today, including hard-to-find obituary content from the mid 1900’s, coverage from all 50 states, and original obituary images from historical newspapers.

Learn how to navigate NewsBank: How-to Videos, Search Tips.

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Instantly borrow movies and TV shows with your library card !

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Read eBooks from all of our collections in one app - no multiple accounts and apps any more!

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  • Get the app on the App Store or Google Play.
  • To check out eBooks, log in with your Library Card Number and PIN/Password.
  • Instruction Booklets for iOS and Android.
  • Contact to make eBook requests.
  • To report an issue, use the Report an Issue through the app under: Settings - Accounts - Butte County Library - Report an Issue, or Submit a Ticket to us.
  • Compatibility: iOS devices requires iOS 8.0 or later, compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch; Android 4.4 and up; not supported by Kindle, Kindle Fire, Nook.
  • Audiobooks are not supported at this moment.

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Audiobooks and eBooks

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  • To get started, visit the library's OverDrive website, sign in with your library card number and pin.
  • Meet Libby - A fresh and easy way to borrow and read from your library.
  • Need more help? Visit the OverDrive Help page.

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Mobile devices

  • OverDrive | Libby: OverDrive Device Profiles.
  • SimplyE: Apple iOS 8.0 or later, compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch; Android 4.4 and up; not supported by Kindle, Kindle Fire, Nook. SimplyE app is recommended for accessing Enki books.

Windows PC and Mac

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Workshops & User Groups

Come to your library to learn how to set up your iPad, tablet, smartphone, or other device for library eBooks, Digital Magazines, and Audiobooks!

What you'll need:

  • Your library card and library pin.
  • Your iPad, tablet, smartphone, or laptop - fully charged!
  • Logins for your device, Apple App Store or Google Play Store.
  • Basic familiarity with using your device.

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Suggest an eBook or Audiobook Title

Email your suggestion to .

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