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  • Jobs, Benefits, and Business

    Includes veterans' benefits, starting and running a business, unemployment, County job openings, and selling to the County.

  • Law and Justice

    Includes the courts, most wanted, law enforcement, child support enforcement, sealing record, victims' services, and jury duty.

  • Building, Property, and Home

    Includes planning, building codes and permits, owning and renting a property, and property tax assessments.

  • Health and Family Care

    Includes child and adult health service, food stamps, foster care, mental health, in-home nurse, substance abuse, and child support.

  • Birth, Death, and Marriage

    Includes bereavement, certificates and vital records, and divorce.

  • Environment and Agriculture

    Includes air quality and burn days, garbage and recycling, sewer, conservation, and green energy financing.

  • Animal Services

    Includes adopting a pet, animal control, and local vets and shelters.

  • County and Government

    Includes information on the buildings, county, codes, departments, projects, representation, and voting.

  • Community and Recreation

    Includes activities and events, parks, museums, libraries, and volunteerism.

  • Taxes and Financial Reports

    Property taxes, business taxes, transient occupancy taxes, fines, and financial reports.

  • Transportation and Travel

    Includes passports, bus schedules, and road maintenance.

  • Safety and Emergency

    Includes forest fires and floods, emergency preparation, and emergency response.

Welcome to Placer County Library!

Get reading recommendations, download an e-book, search for a job, research your family history, attend a library event, program or class and much, much more.

Services and Information

News to Know

Live Tutoring, Homework Help, and Skill Building

Communicate with Tutors through Chat Window and Shared Whiteboard. Tutors are available Monday through Sunday from 1:00pm - 10:00pm PST.

You can access Brainfuse from any computer connected to the Internet, including library terminals, a home computer or your laptop. You will need your Library card number to log in remotely. Click on the blue button "Click here to go to Brainfuse" to log in. First time users will be prompted to set-up an account.

Brainfuse HelpNOWJobNOW! is generously sponsored by the Placer County Literacy Support Council!   

Paws to Read!

Paws to Read this summer at the Library!

The Summer Reading Program runs June 2 - August 2. Find a listing here of all the great events happening at the Library this summer!

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Are you, or do you know someone who is an Iraq and/or Afghanistan war veteran with tattoo art? The Library is looking for tattooed veterans of these wars to apply to participate in War Ink, a virtual-multimedia-exhibit of 30 veterans from throughout California. For more details and instructions please review War Ink . For more information, call: 510-593-8423. War Ink is a project of Contra Costa County Library and a cooperative group of California Library systems including Placer County Library.

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Library Strategic Plan

The Placer County Library Strategic Plan was approved by the Board of Supervisors on December 10, 2013. You can download the full document here: Library Strategic Plan

Zip Books 

Coming Soon: Phase 2!

Phase 1 of the Zip Books grant project has ended. Phase 2 will start up in August! What is Zip Books? If the Library does not own a title you'd like to read/listen to, and if that title is available on, we will not only order it, but ship it to your address at no charge. Read it and return it to us and place your next Zip Books Request. Zip Books is a California State Library supported project. See the flyer for more details .

JobScout: Take Lessons. Earn Badges. Find Work. 


JobScout teaches you the basic Internet skills you need: to find a job, help build your resume, and run job searches. Sign up is free. Try out for JobScout.

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Volunteer Opportunities

Get involved- volunteer at your library! Visit the Library Volunteer Match website to get started.