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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.
E-Resources

Download Electronic Materials

Butte County Library offers the following services to download items directly to your device:

Need help getting started? See our help guides!

Can't find a book to download or have a suggestion? Email us at EBookRequest@ButteCounty.net.

 

Online Databases

We provide you with information you can't find on Google!  Your library card gives you access to valuable databases and collections:

  • American Physical Society Journals (In-library access)
  • ChiltonLibrary - Get the detailed information you need to tackle vehicle maintenance and repairs.
  • Gale Student Edition (high school & college)
  • Gale Research in Context (grades 6-8)
  • Gale Kids InfoBits (elementary grades)
  • MedLine Plus - Reliable, up-to-date health information.
  • Testing & Education Reference Center: Taking a college entrance or licensing exam? Looking for a college or graduate school? Need help finding scholarships? Use this database to search thousands of college and graduate school entries. Identify scholarships that meet their financial needs. Take on-line practice tests and use test prep eBooks to obtain your education goals.
  • TumbleBooks is a collection of animated talking picture books which you can read or have read to you. Includes fiction and non-fiction kids books. Also has puzzles and games related to the books.
  • USA Learns Learn English online for free! Prepare to become a U.S. citizen! USA Learns offers beginning and intermediate lessons. Video lessons, 1000s of activities.  English lessons include practice speaking and listening, pronunciation, vocabulary, reading, writing and grammar.  New Citizenship class prepares you for everything from eligibility and application, civics and history test questions to the final interview.
  • World Book Online: Access World Book Online for Kids, Timelines, Reference Center, InfoFinder, Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos and Hispanica Saber.

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Library Administration
530.538.7525

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855.379.4097

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530.868.5724

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530.891.2726

Durham Branch
530.879.3835

Gridley Branch
530.846.3323

Oroville Branch
530.538.7641

Paradise Branch
530.872.6320

Literacy Services
1.888.538.7198

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