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Bookmobile News

A brand new bookmobile is on its way! Read the press release about Placer's new mobile library.

Chilton Auto Repair 

NEW: Chilton Library: Vehicle maintenance and repair database. Log in with your Library card number.

Zip Books

 Zip Books is Back!

If we don't own the title you seek, ask us about "Zip Books". The Zip Books program combines the dual powers of Amazon Prime & the California State Library to obtain your request, rapidly & at no charge to you. 

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Read for the Win: 2016 Summer Reading Program!

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Placer Adult Literacy Services Needs You!

We are especially in need of Volunteer Adult English Language Tutors (work with English as a second language learners). This volunteer work takes place in Auburn and Rocklin libraries. Please contact PALS for details on either of these positions:

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 Veterans Information & Services Kiosk

Veterans can receive live support from the Placer County Veterans Services Office via the kiosk's phone, fax, and videoconference capabilities. Kiosk hours: Tuesday -Friday, 10:00 a.m.- Noon; 1:00- 5:00 p.m. at the Auburn 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. 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.