Membership helps support the various activities of the Chico Branch of the Butte County Library. This includes but is not limited to the purchase of print and non-print materials, computer software,  instruction, and capital expenditures.

Membership in the Chico Friends of the Library is renewed annually, in February. Member/donors receive the quarterly newsletter The Carrel for a year. For convenience we have the following membership categories as recommendations, but donations of all sizes are always welcome!

  • $1000 Circle of Friends

  • $250  Sponsor

  • $100 Patron      

  • $50 Friend

  • $37.25  Club member      

  • $15.00 Member/Donor

Donations are tax deductible.

  1. You can donate online by using the "Donate Now!" button on this page.  We will use the address and email address on your donation to update your membership.

  2. Download our membership application, fill it out and send it with your check to:

Chico Friends of the Library
BOX 6952 
Chico CA 95927

Note:  For membership record updates, you can send updated information to the Post Office Box address, above, or send us a message.


Memorial Donation

Your MEMORIAL GIFT to the Chico Friends of the Library is a perfect way to invest in the future of the library and to honor the memory of a relative or friend.

Your Memorial Gift to the Library will be used to provide library materials for the benefit of all persons in our community. A book plate, which honors the memory of your designee, will be placed in every book purchased with your gift.

A card will be sent to the family of the person honored, with the names of the donors. Your contributions will be acknowledged.

  1. You can donate online by using the Memorial "Donate Now!" button on this page.  We will use the names and addresses on the form for correspondence. 
  2. If you don't wish to donate online, you can send a letter and a check made to Chico Friends of the Library, PO Box 6952, Chico CA 95927.

Your gift to the Friends is tax deductible.


Memorial Donations

Visit the Chico Library

1108 Sherman Avenue (Corner of East First Ave.)
Phone: (530) 891-2762

Official Chico Library Website

Read our blog to stay updated about current events at the library.

Library Hours

Monday Closed
Tues, Wed, & Thurs 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Friday & Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. 
Sunday 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.