Welcome to the Madera County Library. We are located at 121 N. G Street, Madera, CA 93637. There are four additional libraries in Madera County in Chowchilla, North Fork, Oakhurst and Madera Ranchos. Each library serves a diverse and unique population within Madera County offering a variety of services for their communities.

Hours

Madera County Library
Chowchilla  Madera Ranchos  North Fork   Oakhurst 
Mon - Thurs
11am- 6pm
Tues
11am - 6pm 
Tues
11am - 6pm
Tues
11am - 6pm 
Mon-Thurs
10am - 5pm 
Fri - Sat
11am - 3pm
Weds & Thurs
11am - 5pm
Weds & Thurs
11am - 5pm 
Weds & Thurs
11am - 5pm 
Fri - Sat
10am - 2pm 

Fri -Sat
11am - 3pm 
Fri -Sat
11am - 3pm 
Fri -Sat
11am - 3pm 
 
Closed Sun   Closed Monday & Sunday  Closed Monday & Sunday  Closed Monday & Sunday  Closed Sun 

Mission

The mission of the Madera County Library is “to provide balanced and up-to-date resources for the educational and recreational needs of its patrons, professional information service, public access to electronic media, and a pleasant, safe, and clean environment. Your library is dedicated to serving its patrons without discrimination. Access to its collection is free of charge.”

Services

You may return library items at any SJVLS library or use our book drop in front of the library. You may also renew items or check your account by going to www.maderacountylibrary.org, click on my account, enter you card number and pin number. Smart Pay is also available to pay your fines online.

Federal, state, county, and local information, government documents, job opportunities, planning department information is available for public review at each library.  Local history and points of interest are also available. 

Meeting Rooms are available at the Madera, Oakhurst, and Chowchilla Libraries.  Call for availability.

Copy machine are available at all Madera County Libraries. For typewriter and microfilm services contact your local library.

wifi signalInternet Access

We have free Wi-Fi at all five library locations for personal electronic devices.

Public computers with internet access are available at every branch with a one hour time limit. You need your library card for access.

One-time use guest pass available for visitors.

Programs

For Library programs, story times, and information about upcoming events please visit www.maderacountylibrary.org.

Inter-Library Loans

Madera County Library is a member of the San Joaquin Valley Library System (SJVLS), a consortium of 10 library jurisdictions from Merced to Bakersfield. As a member of SJVLS, Madera County patrons can borrow library items from a member library and have it delivered to their home library free of charge.

For out of system Inter-Library Loans contact your local library.

Databases

Databases that offer a wealth of information for auto repair, health issues, legal issues, hobbies, and in depth education research are available through our  www.maderacountylibrary.org website.

We invite you to explore the library on-line, and encourage you to visit your local library. We are here to help you find the information and materials you seek.

Friends of the Library

Each library has its own Friends of the Library group which offers support for programs, book purchases, special purchases, and community outreach. The Friends of the Library is a non-profit, 501 (c) (3) organization of elected officers and members. For more information visit www.maderacountylibrary.org/friends-of-the-library