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.

Library News & Events

  • Memorial Day Holiday
    All branches of Butte County Library will be closed on Saturday, May 26, in observance of the Memorial Day holiday.​
  • Local Author Night
    Featuring Phil Elkins on Thursday, May 31st at 6:00 p.m. at Chico Branch Library.

Join Our Email List to get upcoming events & library news delivered twice a month!

Resource Spotlight

Introducing OverDrive

Butte County Library is proud to bring OverDrive back to our digital collection, visit to enjoy the best-selling titles in eBook and Audiobook format! With hundreds of popular titles to choose from, our new collection is guaranteed to have something for everyone!

Meet Libby

Brought to you by Butte County Library and built with 💕 by OverDrive, it takes just a few taps to find and borrow a title. Libby has a ground-breaking ebook reader, and a beautiful audiobook player. Learn more and get the app for your phone or tablet!


Navigate OverDrive

To borrow a title, start from our OverDrive website, browse the collection, sign in and check out with your library card. Borrowed titles can then be immediately enjoyed in your browser, on your smartphone, eReader, tablet or computer. To maximize your reading experience, use of the free OverDrive or Libby app is recommended, you can easily find them in your favorite app store. Checked out titles will automatically expire at the end of the lending period, there are no late fees!

Search Catalog  Calendar  My Account

Reserve Room  Support Butte County Library  Get Library Card

 Contact Library

Library Administration

Information Line

Biggs Branch

Chico Branch

Durham Branch

Gridley Branch

Oroville Branch

Paradise Branch

Literacy Services

Submit a Comment

 Connect With Us
Facebook Logo  Twitter Logo  
Pinterest Logo