Locations & Hours


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Madelyn Helling
10 - 7 10 - 6 10 - 6 10 - 7  10 - 6  9 - 4 CLOSED
Grass Valley10 - 610 - 710 - 7 10 - 6 10 - 6 9 - 4CLOSED
Truckee10 - 610 - 610 - 710 - 610 - 6 10 - 3CLOSED
Penn Valley11 - 4*11 - 4*11 - 4*11 - 4*11 - 4*Open+*Open+*
Bear RiverOpen+*
12 - 6*12 - 6*10 - 3*10 - 3*10  - 3*Open+*
Doris FoleyCLOSEDCLOSED10 - 410 - 410 - 410 - 4CLOSED


All Nevada County Library locations will close for County-observed holidays. View a complete list of holiday closures

*Open+ access available for library card holders only. Visit the Open+ page for details. 

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.

Grass Valley Library - Royce Branch

The Grass Valley Library - Royce Branch is an historic Carnegie library located in the heart of downtown Grass Valley.

Truckee Library

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

Penn Valley Library

The Penn Valley Library is located on Pleasant Valley Road across from the main entrance to Lake Wildwood.

Bear River Library

The Bear River Library is located on Combie Road in the Lake Center Plaza. The new library location opened in 2024.

Doris Foley Library for Historical Research

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

San Juan Ridge Community Library

Discover the non-profit community library at North San Juan Ridge

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 530-362-5329.