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Welcome to the Amador County Library

It is the mission of the Amador County Library to be the community’s center for lifelong learning, providing materials, services and programming to meet the personal, educational and professional needs of its residents from pre-school through adulthood.

Your library card provides full Service to the collections of the main library and its four branches. Books, magazines, newspapers, videos, dvd’s, audio books, internet access, online resources, copy machine, typewriter, microfilm reader and more...

For information about borrowing material and your library card please click on Library Basics.

Inter-library Loans:

If you don't find what you are looking for you may request an item from another library by going to Link+.
Link+ is a free service which provides books, audio books, dvds, and videos to participating libraries. This service
allows a patron to make requests, renew books, and monitor the progress of requests from their library, home or office.

Searching for your lost relatives?

Genealogy books and more:

The library has many resources to assist you with your family research. Be sure and check out the local history section for additional information about Amador County, surrounding towns, and California.

Ancestry.com is available in the library. Please check with a staff member for more information about this new resource.

The library houses a special mining collection as well as newspapers dating back to the mid 1800's. For a complete list of the newspapers available click here. To access the newspapers online from 1855-2008 go here.

All items must remain in the library. Library staff will be happy to help you locate pertinent information.

Legal Research

Law Library:

If you are looking for information pertaining to a certain law, legal case, or a legal form, the Amador County Law collection may be a good place to start. Library staff can help guide you to the right place.

Books at Home Delivery:

Books at Home (BAH) is a free outreach service provided by the Amador County Library. Volunteers deliver library materials to home confined individuals. The service is available to all Amador County Residents who are unable to get to the library due to illness, age, infirmity or disability. For more information please contact the library, 209-223-6400.