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Welcome to Placer County Library!

SRP: Going on Now

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

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 With Us

Zip Books Ends for the Summer

Thank you to all participants! And if you did not get a chance to be a part of the lucky Zip Book club, watch this space to find out if the project will continue in the Fall.  What's a Zip Book? Get the scoop by reading: How To Zip 


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. 

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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

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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. 


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!  

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Volunteer Opportunities

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