News and Updates

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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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. 

All library branches will be closed Saturday, December 23, 2023, for Christmas and December 30 for New Year's Day. Library Administration and Literacy Services will be closed December 25, and January 1.

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

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