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Computers

The Shasta Public Libraries is dedicated to providing information and lifelong learning which includes access to computers, free computer classes, and our eLibrary with many online resources and databases, as well as free Wi-Fi.

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Computer Classes

Computer Classes are available, free to the public, covering such areas as beginning computers, email, the internet, Word, and Excel. Sign up for a class today by clicking on the class in the box to the right. Or come by or call the Redding Library Reference Desk at 530-245-7252. There are no computer classes in August or December.
View the Computer Class Schedule pdf

Wireless Internet Access

The Shasta Public Libraries have wireless internet access available at no charge to anyone with Wi-Fi enabled laptops and wireless devices. Wi-Fi is available at all three branches.
Wi-Fi users must configure their own equipment.

Public Access Computers

Shasta Public Libraries offers free public access computers at all three locations. All of our public computers are available for research or leisure, and our children's public computers are loaded with several fun and educational games.

For more information about reservation and usage policy:

Genealogy Computers

The Redding Library offers two computers dedicated to genealogy research. These computers are available anytime the Redding Library is open. Volunteers from the Shasta Genealogical Society are available every Tuesday from 10am-12pm, Wednesday from 1pm-3pm, and Saturday from 1pm-3pm to offer trained help in genealogical research. For more information about reservation and usage policy, ask one of the staff members in the Redding Library.

Computer Center

The Redding Library offers a full featured computer and technology instructional center. The Computer Center has twenty student PCs with CD rewritable drives, Windows 8.1 and installed software for learning and instructional purposes. The Computer Center also has an instructor's computer that is connected to an overhead projector and built in speakers throughout the room.

ADA

The Redding Library provides utilities and services for the disabled including: the Sorenson VP200 video phone, and an ADA software and hardware enabled computer. Find out more.

Computer Classes

Click on the class you would like to sign up for.
Redding Library
Computer Center
Tue, Oct 03, 2:00PM - 3:45PM
Welcome to a computer. Basic overview of the thins that you can do with a ... more
Welcome to a computer. Basic overview of the thins that you can do with a computer, as well as computer terminology. What is a mouse? What is the keyboard? Geared for beginners with no prior computer experience.
Class meets for two sessions: on October 3 and 10.
Limited availability. Register online or call 530-245-7252.
Check out our schedule of FREE Computer Classes.

Redding Library
Computer Center
Tue, Oct 10, 2:00PM - 3:45PM
Welcome to a computer. Basic overview of the thins that you can do with a ... more
Welcome to a computer. Basic overview of the thins that you can do with a computer, as well as computer terminology. What is a mouse? What is the keyboard? Geared for beginners with no prior computer experience.
Class meets for two sessions: on October 3 and 10.
Limited availability. Register online or call 530-245-7252.
Check out our schedule of FREE Computer Classes.

Redding Library
Computer Center
Fri, Oct 13, 10:15AM - 12:00PM
Unravel the mysteries of word processing. Do menus, copy, cut & paste... more
Unravel the mysteries of word processing. Do menus, copy, cut & paste confuse you? This is the class for you! Must be able to type and use a mouse. Beginning Computers is a suggested pre-requisite.
Limited availability. Register online or call 530-245-7252.
Check out our schedule of FREE Computer Classes.

Redding Library
Computer Center
Tue, Oct 17, 2:00PM - 3:45PM
Welcome to the World Wide Web (www). Learn internet jargon and how to ... more
Welcome to the World Wide Web (www). Learn internet jargon and how to perform basic searches using a search engine or a known address. No computer experience is required, but comfort with mouse and keyboard, or Beginning Computers is suggested.
Limited availability. Register online or call 530-245-7252.
Check out our schedule of FREE Computer Classes.

Redding Library
Computer Center
Thu, Oct 19, 2:00PM - 3:45PM
Basic cell phone use and features. Must bring your own cell phone and cell...
more
Basic cell phone use and features. Must bring your own cell phone and cell phone's password. An email account is advisable.
Limited availability. Register online or call 530-245-7252.
Check out our schedule of FREE Computer Classes.

Redding Library
Computer Center
Fri, Oct 20, 10:15AM - 12:00PM
Take the next step in word processing. Learn about powerful tools such as... more
Take the next step in word processing. Learn about powerful tools such as spell check, headers/footers, numbered/bulleted lists, and columns. Clip art and pictures included! Must be able to type and use a mouse. Word Processing Basics is a suggested pre-requisite.
Limited availability. Register online or call 530-245-7252.
Check out our schedule of FREE Computer Classes.

Redding Library
Computer Center
Thu, Oct 26, 2:00PM - 3:45PM
Basic cell phone use and features. Must bring your own cell phone and cell...
more
Basic cell phone use and features. Must bring your own cell phone and cell phone's password. An email account is advisable.
Limited availability. Register online or call 530-245-7252.
Check out our schedule of FREE Computer Classes.

Redding Library
Computer Center
Fri, Oct 27, 10:15AM - 12:00PM
Learn about spreadsheets and how to create a simple one. Learn how to use ... more
Learn about spreadsheets and how to create a simple one. Learn how to use basic functions. Must be able to type & use a mouse. Word experience is helpful, but not required. Word Processing Basics is the suggested pre-requisite.
Limited availability. Register online or call 530-245-7252.
Check out our schedule of FREE Computer Classes.

Redding Library
Computer Center
Fri, Nov 03, 10:15AM - 12:00PM
Unravel the mysteries of word processing. Do menus, copy, cut & paste... more
Unravel the mysteries of word processing. Do menus, copy, cut & paste confuse you? This is the class for you! Must be able to type and use a mouse. Beginning Computers is a suggested pre-requisite.
Limited availability. Register online or call 530-245-7252.
Check out our schedule of FREE Computer Classes.

Redding Library
Computer Center
Tue, Nov 07, 2:00PM - 3:45PM
Welcome to a computer. Basic overview of the thins that you can do with a ... more
Welcome to a computer. Basic overview of the thins that you can do with a computer, as well as computer terminology. What is a mouse? What is the keyboard? Geared for beginners with no prior computer experience.
Class meets for two sessions: on November 7 and 14.
Limited availability. Register online or call 530-245-7252.
Check out our schedule of FREE Computer Classes.

Redding Library
Computer Center
Thu, Nov 09, 2:00PM - 3:45PM
Basic cell phone use and features. Must bring your own cell phone and cell...
more
Basic cell phone use and features. Must bring your own cell phone and cell phone's password. An email account is advisable.
Limited availability. Register online or call 530-245-7252.
Check out our schedule of FREE Computer Classes.

Redding Library
Computer Center
Fri, Nov 10, 10:15AM - 12:00PM
Take the next step in word processing. Learn about powerful tools such as... more
Take the next step in word processing. Learn about powerful tools such as spell check, headers/footers, numbered/bulleted lists, and columns. Clip art and pictures included! Must be able to type and use a mouse. Word Processing Basics is a suggested pre-requisite.
Limited availability. Register online or call 530-245-7252.
Check out our schedule of FREE Computer Classes.

Redding Library
Computer Center
Mon, Nov 13, 2:00PM - 3:45PM
Welcome to a computer. Basic overview of the thins that you can do with a ... more
Welcome to a computer. Basic overview of the thins that you can do with a computer, as well as computer terminology. What is a mouse? What is the keyboard? Geared for beginners with no prior computer experience.
Class meets for two sessions: on November 7 and 14.
Limited availability. Register online or call 530-245-7252.
Check out our schedule of FREE Computer Classes.

Redding Library
Computer Center
Thu, Nov 16, 2:00PM - 3:45PM
Basic cell phone use and features. Must bring your own cell phone and cell...
more
Basic cell phone use and features. Must bring your own cell phone and cell phone's password. An email account is advisable.
Limited availability. Register online or call 530-245-7252.
Check out our schedule of FREE Computer Classes.

Redding Library
Computer Center
Fri, Nov 17, 10:15AM - 12:00PM
Learn about spreadsheets and how to create a simple one. Learn how to use ... more
Learn about spreadsheets and how to create a simple one. Learn how to use basic functions. Must be able to type & use a mouse. Word experience is helpful, but not required. Word Processing Basics is the suggested pre-requisite.
Limited availability. Register online or call 530-245-7252.
Check out our schedule of FREE Computer Classes.

Redding Library
Computer Center
Tue, Nov 21, 2:00PM - 3:45PM
Welcome to the World Wide Web (www). Learn internet jargon and how to ... more
Welcome to the World Wide Web (www). Learn internet jargon and how to perform basic searches using a search engine or a known address. No computer experience is required, but comfort with mouse and keyboard, or Beginning Computers is suggested.
Limited availability. Register online or call 530-245-7252.
Check out our schedule of FREE Computer Classes.