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

Book Club Groups

More information can be found on our Adult Programming Schedule.

Chico Library Book Club - meets every 4th Thursday of the month. Sign up here or call 530.552.5652 for more information.

Oroville AM Thinking Readers  - meet the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 10:00 am at the Oroville Branch. Book selections are posted each month inside the Oroville Branch at the hold shelf.  For more information, call Christel at the Oroville Branch: 530.552.5652.

Oroville PM Thinking Readers - meet the 1st Tuesday of the month at 7pm at the Oroville Branch. They select from both fiction and non-fiction. Book selections are posted each month inside the Oroville Branch at the hold shelf.  For more information, call Christel at the Oroville Branch: 530.552.5652.

Durham Book Club - meets the 3rd Monday of the month at 11:00am at the Durham Branch. 

Gridley Book Club - meets the 1st Monday of the month at 1:30pm at the Gridley Branch. Share the enjoyment of reading; rekindle friendships, make new friends and have a connection with the library. Members of the book club choose title for the month.

Adult Book Club - Join us on Zoom for good books and good company! We meet on the 4th Thursday of the month at 3:00pm on Zoom. Sign up now!

Oroville Youth Book Club - meets the 4th Thursday of the month at 2:00pm at the Oroville Library. We will explore all about books. Bring a book you enjoy!

Teen Book Club - Join the Teen Book Club! 4th Saturday of every month - 2:00-3:00pm on Zoom.

What's in it for you?

      • You pick the books you want to read, and we buy them for you
      • Meet other people who love books
      • A monthly no-stress hang out to brag and rag on books

View a list of upcoming books here. Sign up at to get your copy of our current read and the Zoom link. See you there!”

Book Club in a Box

The Butte County Library would like to help support local book clubs with their reading material.

  • Book Club in a Box: The library has boxed sets of books with discussion questions available for community book clubs to borrow. Multiple copies of titles read by the library book clubs are available. Multiple copies of titles located in branch collections may be requested for a club. For more information or to request a boxed set, email .
  • The community's Book in Common for 2022-2023 is “ The Best We Could Do", by Thi Bui. Learn more about the Book in Common and upcoming events at CSU, Chico's website.
  • Nancy Pearl’s Book Lust is available to assist clubs with their reading selections


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