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Fox Mascot

Meet Butte County Library's New Mascot

Nearly 3,000 votes were cast in Butte County Library's mascot election and you picked the fox!


The Palace Project

Tired of searching multiple eBook apps for the title you want?

Download Palace and search all the library’s collections in one app. Search, browse, download and read, across all the library collections, all in one seamless experience. Learn more!

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15th Annual Trivia Bee for Literacy

You won’t want to miss out on the upcoming Trivia Bee event in support of Butte County Library, Literacy Services to be held on Friday, October 27th at Sierra Nevada Brewery, Big Room in Chico where teams will compete for the prestigious title of 2023 Trivia Champions of Butte County.  Learn more.

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Access to Technology (ATT) provides interactive lessons aimed towards increasing technological literacy for adults 60+ years of age, and for adults with disabilities.


1000 Books Before Kindergarten is a free program for children that encourages parents and caregivers to read one thousand books to their child before the child enters kindergarten.

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Teens Learn and Create (TLC) is designed for teens to create and implement MakerSpace programs, in the library, using their social and emotional skills.

Career Online High School

Career Online High School

Butte County Library’s Career Online High School (COHS) offers adults the opportunity to earn an accredited high school diploma and a career certificate. You can advance in your career or take the next step in your education once you graduate. The Library supports you from enrollment to graduation so that you can achieve your goals.

Sure Start Library Playtime Preview

Sure Start for Early Years’ Library Playtime: 

  • 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month, 8:30-11:30 at Oroville Branch Library, 1820 Mitchell Ave
  • 1st and 3rd Thursday of every month, 8:30-11:30 at the Chico Branch Library, 1108 Sherman Ave

Mobile Library Vehicle

Mobile Library Coming Summer 2023

This summer your Butte County Library will welcome a state-of-the-art mobile library. 

  1. LABOR Day Holiday Closure: September 4, 2023

All library branches will be closed Saturday, September 2nd for Labor Day. Library Administration and Literacy Services will be closed Monday, September 4th. We will resume normal hours on Tuesday, September 5th. 

A full list of holiday closures is available on our Locations, Hours and Contact Page.

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