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

Butte County Library's five Friends of the Library groups are not only great library supporters but active fundraisers. Each Friends of the LIbrary group operates a used booksale for their branch. If you're interested in joining, donating, or learning more about Friends of the Library please contact your local group.

Chico Friends of the Library
PO Box 6952
Chico, CA 95927
Meetings: 3rd Tuesday of each month, 7:00pm
Booksales: Every Saturday from 9:00am - 11:30am

Durham Friends of the Library
PO Box 505
Durham, CA 95938
Meetings: 3rd Thursday of each month, 5:15pm (no meetings in July, August, December)
Contact email:
Booksales: contact the Friends for the next date.

Gridley Friends of the Library
PO Box 356
Gridley, CA 95948
Meetings: 2nd Wednesday of each month, 5:30pm
Booksales: Contact the Friends for the next date

Oroville Friends of the Library
1820 Mitchell Avenue
Oroville, CA 95966
Meetings: Last Monday of every month, 1:00pm
Booksales: 1st Saturday of every month*, 10:00am to 2:00pm (except January and May)

Paradise Friends of the Library
PO Box 1730
Paradise, CA 95967
Booksales: Every 3rd Saturday, 11:00am to 2:00pm
Volunteer hours: Thursdays 1:00pm to 3:30pm


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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.

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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!