Skip to main content

Butte County Library

The mission of the Butte County Library is to provide all individuals, regardless of age, ethnic background, educational or economic level, with free access to ideas, information, and technology.

Originally established in the Butte County Charter in 1913, the Butte County Library system today consists of six branch libraries and a literacy program. Administrative offices for the Library are located in the Oroville Branch Library. The Library also serves residents through branches in Biggs, Chico, Durham, Gridley, and Paradise. 

Contact Information:

Butte County Library
1749 Spencer Ave.
Oroville, CA 95965
Telephone: (530) 538-7641
Email: buttehistory@sbcglobal.net

PART OF
California Revealed
American Libraries
More right-solid
More right-solid
A remove-circle B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
SHOW DETAILS
up-solid down-solid
eye
Title
Date Published
Creator
Butte County Library
image
eye 29
favorite 0
comment 0
Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 8 x 10 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1567 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and Structures--Bridges--Bidwell Bar, Bidwell Bar,...
Butte County Library
image
eye 38
favorite 0
comment 0
Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 3.5 x 5 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 1983-063E Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and Structures--Bridges--Bidwell Bar, Sports and...
Butte County Library
by Talbitzer
image
eye 62
favorite 0
comment 0
Description: Bidwell Bar School - primary class Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 3.5 x 5 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 1983-063A Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Education--Elementary schools, californiarevealed
Butte County Library
image
eye 25
favorite 1
comment 0
Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 3.5 x 5 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 1983-063C Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Education - Elementary Schools, Bidwell Bar, californiarevealed
Butte County Library
by Talbitzer
image
eye 27
favorite 0
comment 0
Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 8 x 10 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1566 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, californiarevealed
Butte County Library
by Talbitzer
image
eye 26
favorite 0
comment 0
Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 8 x 10 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1565 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Business & Industry - General Stores - Bidwell Bar Store, Bidwell Bar,...
Butte County Library
image
eye 36
favorite 0
comment 0
Description: A black and white photo of a group of seven people sitting on a hillside full of rocks. Inscribed on the backside: "Big Bend Mining Co". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (6 3/8 x 4 in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0047 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Mines and mineral resources--Mines and mining, Las Plumas (Calif.),...
Butte County Library
image
eye 49
favorite 0
comment 0
Description:  Black and white photo of the Big Bend School. The building is made of logs. Inscribed on the backside of the photograph: Big Bend School ca. 1917 or 1918. Building built by early day families of Big Bend, Butte County, California. Teacher, standing in doorway, was Miss Sophie Gerson. She boarded with the Moak and Pinston families. It is said, a local boy by the name of Johnson, did not enjoy school, burned it down. Inscribed on the backside of the catalog card: Dan Johnson a...
Topics: californialightandsound, Las Plumas (Calif.), Education - Elementary Schools, californiarevealed
Butte County Library
image
eye 49
favorite 0
comment 0
Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 5 x 7 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1483 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Dams--Oroville Dam, californiarevealed
Butte County Library
image
eye 35
favorite 1
comment 0
Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph ( 8 x 10 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 0000-000-1487 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Buildings and structures--Dams--Oroville Dam, californiarevealed
Butte County Library
image
eye 30
favorite 0
comment 0
Description: A black and white photo of a bridge (wood and steel) with a white tent in the background, a small sign that is half hidden by signed G. W. P Co. Some other part that is readable says: This bridge is...Do so at their...The bridge is composed of wood beams and trusses above a wood plank road bed. Background is a hill (or mountain). Inscribed on the backside: Great Western Power Co, Las Plumas area. Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (6 1/4  x  4 in.) Collection Title : James Moak...
Topics: californialightandsound, Water - Water Transport Business and Industry - Power - Great Western...
Butte County Library
image
eye 41
favorite 0
comment 0
Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (4 1/4 x 6 1/4 in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0133 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Feather River Canyon (Calif.), Buildings and Structures--Bridges,...
Butte County Library
image
eye 19
favorite 0
comment 0
Description: Black and white photo of three scenes of a bridge over the Feather River [Old Enterprise Bridge]. Inscribed on the backside: "Feather River Canyon". Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (4 1/4 x 6 1/4 in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0132 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Feather River Canyon (Calif.), californiarevealed
Butte County Library
image
eye 34
favorite 0
comment 0
Description: Shows a bridge under construction, with men working on one end. Source :  1 Page of 1 : Photograph (4 1/4 x 6 1/4 in.) Collection Title : James Moak Collection Call Number : 1991-041-0134 Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Feather River Canyon (Calif.), californiarevealed
Butte County Library
image
eye 24
favorite 0
comment 0
Source :  1 Page of 1 : Postcard ( 3.5 x 4.5 in. ) Collection Title : Talbitzer Collection Call Number : 1983-095HH Digitized by  California Revealed .
Topics: californialightandsound, Butte Meadow (Calif.), californiarevealed