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Welcome to Placer County Library!

All Placer County Library branches will be closed Thursday, November 27 for Thanksgiving Day, and Friday, November 28 for the Thanksgiving holiday.

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.

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Water for Thought...

Here are a few titles on climate change, drought, and waterwise landscaping courtesy of the Rocklin Library Staff.  


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.


Good Morning Sunshine!

Penryn Library is now 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


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! 



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 JobScout.

 Zip With Us

Zip Books is Back!

Can't find what you want to read at the Library? If your title is available on and eligible for a Zip Book request, we'll order it! ships it to your address at no charge. Read it and return it to us within 90 days of receipt & place your next Zip Books Request. See Zip With Us for details.

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Library Strategic Plan Approved

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

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Volunteer Opportunities

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