Bringing Together a Love for Books and Nature
by October 1, 2015

The Butte County BookBike made a successful appearance at the A Bridge for Books event Sunday, September 27. The event took place at the Honey Run Covered Bridge in Butte County where the Chico community enjoyed live music, literature and dancing. As the live music played and the hula-hoop girls danced away, there was a […]

Get to Know Board Member Marian Milling
by September 21, 2015

The Chico Friends of the Library is an organization that relies on its dedicated volunteers and board members to make an impact in the community. As a valued board member of the CFOL, Marian Milling has devoted 10 years to volunteering at the Chico Library since she retired. Having worked with libraries during her career, […]

September Update
by August 30, 2015

ANNIE B’S FUND DRIVE BENEFITS CFOL During the months of August and September  your contributions to the Chico Friends of the Library will be matched by a percentage amount by the Annie B’s Community Fund and by the Chico Community Grant program.  Be sure to make your donation through Annie B’s. Now is the time to donate […]

Fun at the Library
by August 14, 2015

Staff that work at library desks get asked lots of things; some of the questions are amusing. This isn’t from our Chico Branch Library but was posted on a blog. Library staff heard these variations as library users attempted to ask for the new Harper Lee book “Go Set a Watchman.” People have asked for the following […]

August Update
by August 9, 2015

ANNIE B’S FUND DRIVE BENEFITS CFOL During the months of August and September  your contributions to the Chico Friends of the Library will be matched by a percentage amount by the Annie B’s Community Fund and by the Chico Community Grant program.  Be sure to make your donation through Annie B’s. Now is the time to donate […]

Annie B’s Fund Drive, 2015
by August 2, 2015

It has begun!  Now is the time to donate to the Annie B’s fund drive.  You can click on the above Annie B’s logo to donate online.  If you would rather send a check, make it out to “Annie B’s/Chico Friends of the Butte County Library”. Mail to: North Valley Community Foundation 240 Main Street, […]

Sad Sign of the Times
by July 21, 2015

So yesterday I was in town and got a text message saying that the DVD I’d been anxiously awaiting was ready for pickup at the library. Yeah! I would go right over and pick it up–Not! Why? Because it was Monday, and the library was closed. Grrrrr. I did go pick it up on Tuesday […]

Annie B’s is coming, Aug.-Sept.
by July 11, 2015

    During August and September, 2015, you will be able to direct your Annie B’s donation to the Chico Friends of the Butte County Library.  Your donation will be increased by a matching percentage from the North Valley Community Fund and by the Chico Community Grant Program. Stay tuned for more information.

July Update
by July 9, 2015

NEW LIBRARY HOURS Those of you who have been following the discussions of library funding that has enabled the Chico branch library to stay open seven days per week will know that both the Chico City Council and the Butte County Board of Supervisors have declined to provide the necessary $100,000 in supplemental funding. The […]