The mission of the Butte County Library is to serve the Learning, Cultural, and Community needs of the diverse populations of our County.
Library Advisory Board

The mission of the Library Advisory Board is to encourage County Supervisors and community partners to develop sustainable funding in order to preserve and expand library services for all citizens of Butte County.

The vision of the Library Advisory Board is to partner with governments, communities, and businesses to strengthen and sustain our library system and to promote the local library as a unique and invaluable resource. If you are interested in attending board meetings or becoming a Library Advisory Board member, please contact Library Administration at 530.538.6296.

Those present in the picture are (left to right), Nancy Brower, Ronda Hoffman, Patrick Newell, Sam Mulford (consultant), Ron Serrano, Susie Serrano, Michelle Deese, Penny Louton, Miranda Cervantes (consultant).

Board Members

  • Ronda Hoffman
  • Penny Louton
  • Ron Serrano
  • Joey Brett
  • Nancy Brower
  • Michelle Deese
  • Patrick Newell
  • Alba Miranda
  • Nikki Sandoval

Members of the Board are appointed to four-year terms by the Butte County Board of Supervisors. Members of the public are encouraged to attend meetings of the Library Advisory Board. Meetings are held from 3:00 to 5:00 pm and rotate among branch libraries.

To contact the Library Advisory Board, call 530.538.7525 or email

Library Surveys and Reports:

Godbe Research 2008 Topline Report | Godbe Research Power Point | Godbe Research Survey Results
EMC Research Executive Summary | EMC Reseach Phone Survey | EMC Research Forward Strategy
Butte County Library Strategic Plan 2020 - 2025 | Butte County Library Survey 2019


All meetings are held from 3:00 - 5:00 P.M. on the third Wednesday of every third month, beginning in January (unless stated otherwise).

  • January 15, 2020, Chico Library
  • April 15, 2020, Oroville Library CANCELLED -- Notice of Cancellation
  • July 15, 2020, Paradise Library
  • October 21, 2020, Gridley Library
Agenda  Location Agenda Packet Minutes Additional Materials
Jan 15, 2020 Chico Library
Conference Room
Curious Mind Homeschooling Club Report
Manager's Report
Oct Minutes Statistics
 April 15, 2020
Oroville Library
Meeting Room
 CANCELLED    Notice of Cancellation


*Looking for information about past meetings? Visit the LAB Meeting Archives.

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