Welcome to Placer County Library!
Visit us on Saturday, the 4th of July!
While all Placer County Library locations will be closed Friday July 3rd in observance of Independence Day, we will resume regular operating hours on Saturday, July 4. For more information, view the County Holiday Schedule.
Summer Reading Fun for All
Got plans for the summer? We do! Join us for free activities and events as we Read to the Rhythm! We'll bring the stories, the food, the performers, and the fun. You bring You! Full Schedule of Events
Services and Information
- Search the Library Catalog
Find books, audiobooks, DVDs and more
- Access your Account
Renew, place holds, view checkouts
- Locations and Hours
Includes maps and holiday schedule
- Kids Events
Preschool storytime, special events & more
- Adult & Teen Events
Book clubs, classes, events, & special programs
- Library To Go
Download eBooks and e-audiobooks from OverDrive
- enki eBooks
Download eBooks from an open source eBook network created by libraries
- Research & Homework Help
Magazine articles, what to read next, legal help, student, consumer, and health research
News to Know
Penryn Library Hours
Penryn Library is open at 7:00 a.m., Wednesdays & Fridays. Great for early morning commuters, students, parents & early risers! Thanks to a grant from the California State Library, Penryn Library is now housing only High-interest, High-demand items. Penryn's New Hours.
Zip Books is back on for Summer!
If we do not own your title, let us order it for you from Amazon.com and have it shipped directly to you (subject to certain restrictions). Read it, return it to us, and place your next Zip! See Zip With Us for details. Available while grant funds last.
NEW: Digital Magazines
Check out and download digital magazines to your computer or device. No holds, no checkout periods, and no limit to the number of magazines you can download. Learn more.
New Library Catalog
The Library Catalog has been upgraded with a new look and new features. Place multiple holds with ease, text or email titles to yourself, create and save multiple lists to your account, and limit your search results more productively. Explore it now
Library Strategic Plan
The Placer County Library Strategic Plan was approved by the Board of Supervisors on December 10, 2013.Read the Strategic Plan Memo. Download the full document here: Library Strategic Plan.
Saving Placer County's Library System
This video explains the plan for turning the library system around to become modern and sustainable.
Install the ELF™ Child-Safe Browser on your desktop
Access the Library's Early Literacy Station from your home computer via The ELF browser. The ELF browser allows young children to safely explore fun and engaging internet resources. Learn how to install the free browser.
Need TUTORING? Let Brainfuse ignite your mind.
Live Tutoring, Homework Help, and Skill Building. Access it via any computer connected to the Internet. Access it outside the library with your Placer County Library Card. Generously supported by the Placer County Literacy Support Council! Visit Homework Help to find out more about Brainfuse and find even MORE homework help resources.
Need a JOB?
Let Brainfuse help you get the practical tools you need to find a job with: JobNOW!
Get involved- volunteer at your library! Visit the Library Volunteer Match website to get started.