Sutter County Library

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Sutter County Library (formerly called the Sutter County Free Library) is a public library system that serves the residents of Sutter County, California. It operates four branches throughout the county including the main branch located in Yuba City, California.[1][2]

The library celebrated its centennial in 2017.[3] The library's original building was acquired, renovated and filled with books for use as a library at a cost of $6,437.00 in 1927 when the county's population was 10,115. The funds came from the county's general fund and school budgets.[4] In 2017 the library had over 40,000 cardholders, and the population of Sutter County as of 2010 was 94,737.[5][6]

The Sutter County library system offers a wide range of programs, including literacy programs, citizenship and English literacy classes for immigrants applying for naturalization, and children's activities including programs that help them gain reading skills.[7][8][9][10][11][12]



  1. ^ Sutter County. "Sutter County Library - County Library". Sutter County, California: Online Gateway. Retrieved 2016-03-15.
  2. ^ "Sutter County: Library". Retrieved July 18, 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Sutter County Library celebrating 100th Anniversary". marysville Appeal Democrat. 5 March 2017.
  4. ^ Lester, Clarence B., Mary J. L. Black, Milton J. Ferguson, Paul M. Paine, Charlotte Templeton, and Julia Wright Merrill. "LIBRARY EXTENSION." Bulletin of the American Library Association 22, no. 6 (1928): 200-21.
  5. ^ Gutierrez, Joshua (29 August 2017). "With no users, library in Rio Oso may close". ProQuest 1933338414.
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  7. ^ Pasternack, Nancy (14 February 2012). "Marysville literacy students honored for learning computer skills". Appeal-Democrat. McClatchy. ProQuest 921310903.
  8. ^ "Kids Read for the Record: National program at 80 local sites". Appeal-Democrat. McClatchy. 21 September 2007. ProQuest 459136972.
  9. ^ Gutierrez, Leticia (30 July 2009). "Playing it cool at the library: Reading is an awesome summer activity, but there's even more to discover than books". Appeal -Democrat. ProQuest 457877136.
  10. ^ "About 50 to be sworn in as new citizens". Appeal-Democrat. McClatchy. 25 June 2015. ProQuest 1690994095.
  11. ^ McCarthy, Ryan (22 March 2011). "Learning to be an American". Appeal-Democrat. McClatchy. ProQuest 858001729.
  12. ^ Pasternack, Nancy (14 April 2010). "Help offered wading through tough citizenship process". Appeal-Democratt. ProQuest 458266010.

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