Locations

All library locations will be closed on Thursday, November 28th and Friday, November 29th in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday.

Library System


The Nevada County Community Library system consists of six library branches and two service locations. Five of the branches have circulating collections and one houses the non-circulating historical reference collection. The Madelyn Helling Library is the main branch library housing administrative services.​​
Bear River Library Station

Bear River Library


The Bear River Library is located on the Bear River High School Campus.
Doris Foley Library

Doris Foley Library for Historical Research


The Doris Foley Library for Historical Research is a non-circulating branch of the Nevada County Library system. 
Grass Valley Library

Grass Valley Library - Royce Branch


The Grass Valley Library - Royce Branch is a wonderfully historic Carnegie library listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Right in the heart of downtown Grass Valley, this library is full to the brim with items for every whim and need.
Madelyn Helling Library

Madelyn Helling Library


The Madelyn Helling Library is the main branch of the Nevada County Library system, located near the Eric Rood Government Center in Nevada City.
Penn Valley Station Library

Penn Valley Library


The Penn Valley Library is the newest branch of the Nevada County Library system and is located on Pleasant Valley Road across from the main entrance to Lake Wildwood.
Truckee Library

Truckee Library


The Truckee Library, located in Eastern Nevada County, is located near the Joseph Government Center and Tahoe Truckee Hospital.
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Service Locations

Patrons may return Nevada County Community Library items to book drops located at San Juan Ridge Community Library and Chicago Park Elementary School. *Coming Soon to Service Locations -  24/7 Hold Pickup Lockers.

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Nevada County Law Library

The Nevada County Law Library is the primary depository of legal reference materials for the County of Nevada.  It provides open access of these resources to all members of the community.  The Law Library is not affiliated with the Nevada County Libraries.  Their phone number is 530-265-2918.