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Butte County Library e-Card

Butte County residents can now get an e-Card to get immediate access to our digital collections without first having to visit a library branch. e-Card provides you instant access to the following resources:

  • e-Media: Download e-books, audiobooks, e-magazines; stream movies and TVs.
  • Research & Homework: Browse catalog, access to online databases, newspaper archives, genealogy tools, professional magazines, and scholarly journals, Britannica School Edition, Britannica Escolar, Chilton Library, Kids Infobits, Medline Plus, World Book Online, etc.

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 the 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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