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

Welcome to Butte County Library. Most branches have Young Adult areas full of books, magazines, audiobooks and more for teens. Get homework help, attend an author visit, play wii or come in for a special craft or cooking demonstration. Check with your local branch for upcoming special teen events.

Homework Resources

Book Nook

Spectrum 3-D Printing & Media Lab

The Spectrum 3-D printing and digital media lab is now open for teens ages 12-17 at the Chico Branch LibraryThis service is free to all teens, and anyone interested should call the Chico Branch Library at 530.891.2726 to sign up for a time slot.

Explore the Web

Explore colleges, scholarships, careers, poetry, music, movies and games with our list of web resources.

Health Information

MedLine Plus Teen health information from the National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health.
Teens Health Check out articles that teens like you are reading.
Go Ask Alice! Columbia University 's Health question and answer internet service.


Why do teens volunteer at Butte County Libraries? 

  • Interest in the Library 
  • Eager to support and enhance library services 
  • Need to complete community service requirement for school 
  • Interest in a career in Library Science and Administration 
  • Enjoy the satisfaction of helping others
  • Fight boredom and discover great reading, music, movies and people. 

Check with your local branch about requirements and submit an application


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Masks are no longer required in library buildings for fully vaccinated patrons. Masks are still required for the unvaccinated. By walking inside the building, patrons are attesting that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. For more information, please call Butte County Library at 530-552-5652, option 2.

Meeting Rooms:

In an abundance of caution, due to increase in COVID-19 Delta variant numbers, the Library meeting room reservations remain unavailable at this time. Please stay tuned to our social media pages and our website for updates!