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          Please Note, due to the Coronavirus Pandemic:

  • All Amador County Libraries remain CLOSED until further notice.
  • Curbside pickup of library holds at all library locations is
    now available. To take advantage of this service you
    MUST call ahead to arrange for pickup. 
    Pickup times are as follows:
    Jackson: 10-4 Mon-Fri. Ione: 10-2 Mon-Fri.
    Plymouth: 12-4 Tue-Fri. Pine Grove: 11-3 Tue & Wed.
    Pioneer: 11-3 Thu & Fri.
    Please contact the individual library to arrange
    for pickup of your library material.
  • Please use the BOOK DROP for all returns at each branch.
  • Remember we have many online services, including
    streaming movies, e-books, 
    audiobooks, magazines, etc.
  • All you need is your library card number.
  • No fines will be assessed during our closure.
  • RENEWALS can be done over the phone or online with your library card # and PIN.

    CALL US if you need assistance, 209-223-6400.

    Please stay safe and we hope to see you again in the near future.
    California Coronavirus information


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The Friends of the Amador County Library


       Library Catalog: find books, movies, audiobooks, and more.   

Internet Archive National Emergency Library:
Available FREE online: a collection of books that supports
emergency remote teaching, research activities,
independent scholarship, and intellectual stimulation while universities,
schools, training centers, and libraries are closed.

Amador Arts, Art at home:
Fun things to do from home.

 Find more online resources by clicking on the 
Research Tools Tab located on the left side
of the library webpage. 


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Britannica School 
The go-to site for learning more about any subject,
for all grades and all reading abilities. 
Offering thousands of up-to-date, curated, 
and curriculum-relevant articles, images, 
videos, audio clips, primary sources, maps, research tools,
recommended Web sites, 
and three separate databases
Elementary, Middle, or High. 
Funded by the California State Library

One-stop resources for books you are reading and teaching,
including author and illustrator interviews, lesson plans, and
other enrichment content.

 Funded by the California State Library

Pay library overdue fees online with GovPay.


Electronic Resources: 

To take advantage of this service you will need an Amador County
Library card. Library cards expire every two years, please make sure
your account is updated before checking out an e-material.

Streaming at your fingertips,
Hoopla is a groundbreaking digital media service that allows you to borrow
movies, music, audio books, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on
your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV!
To learn more about this service click here
Funded by: the Friends of the Amador County Library.

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Overdrive Next Generation Downloadable e-books
To learn more about downloading e-books take this short tutorial.
Funded by the Friends of the Amador County Library.


Enki is an ebook resource  with content currently focused on 
smaller and independent publishers. 
Funded by: California State Library and CALIFA.


Children's downloadable audiobooks
Funded by the Friends of the Library

Unlimited digital access to magazines
Funded by the Friends of the Amador County Library

Read the New York Times:


In the library:

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Remotely from outside the library:

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Sign up for email notification! Receive due date reminders,
hold notification and more in your email.
To sign-up, email the library.
Please type email notification in the subject line
and include your contact information.    


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Computer Access: 

Free computer access is available at all library locations.
Wireless access is available during open hours.
Library Hours 

New to the library:

Book Alerts




Author Check is a library service enabling you to 
create a list of your favorite authors that are currently
available in your library’s catalog.



  Your library delivered.
Zip Books is a statewide project of the 
NorthNet Library System, funded by the 
California State Library.
For more information or to ask about
placing an order for a ZIP book contact
the library, 209-223-6400.

Career Resources:

 Learning Express Library 



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