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for Adults

Redding Library

Genealogy Help

  • Wednesdays @ 1-3pm
  • Saturdays @ 1-3pm

Members of the Shasta Genealogical Society are available to assist you with your family history questions and research. This is a drop-in session, no reservations required.

In the Boggs/Genealogy section of the Redding Library on the 2nd floor, RDG.

Shasta Genealogical Society


The Library Book Group

Meets on the 2nd Wednesday of the month
From 11 am to 12 noon
In the Redding Library Foundation Room, RDG

Contact: Patte Jelavich at 530-222-4581 or patte@jelavich.com
Reading List: The Library Book Group Reading List pdf

 

Puzzles and Board Games

Join us on the second floor of the Redding Library for puzzles and board games.


Book Drops Home DeliveryBook Drops Logo

Operated in partnership with Senior Corps, Book Drops is a volunteer-based program designed to deliver library services to homebound seniors. Items available for delivery include books, audio CDs, DVDs, magazines, and more. Click here for more information, or call (530) 245-7260.

Upcoming Adult Events

Redding Library
Genealogy Area
Wed, Feb 26, 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Members of the Shasta Genealogical Society are available to assist you with your family history questions and research. This is a drop-in session, no reservations required.

Redding Library
Computer Center
Wed, Feb 26, 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Take the next step in computer word processing. Learn about powerful tools such as spell-check, headers/footers, numbered/bulleted lists, and columns. Insert clip art and pictures! Must be able to type and use a mouse. Beginning Computers and Word Processing Basics Part 1 are suggested prerequisites. Limited availability. Register online or call 530-245-7252.

Redding Library
Community Room
Thu, Feb 27, 10:00AM - 1:30PM
AARP TAX-AIDE will be available Tuesdays, Thursdays, & Saturdays 10:00 am - 1:30 pm starting February 1 through April 14, 2020 at the Redding Library.AARP volunteers will assist seniors, disabled, and low and middle-income folks in preparing their Federal and California State income tax returns for no charge.Please bring your spouse (if possible), W-2's, 1099's, Social Security cards (required) for each person on the return, picture IDs, last year's return, and any other pertinent documents.All returns will be E-filed.

Redding Library
Foundation Meeting Room
Thu, Feb 27, 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Meet with a Community Health Advocate from Shasta County Health and Human Services Agency for referral to services, including CalFresh and Medi-Cal. Referral services include healthcare, food, utility assistance, housing, and more! For more information contact Community Health Advocates (CHA) at 530-229-8268.

Redding Library
Computer Center
Fri, Feb 28, 10:15AM - 12:00PM
Attend one of our FREE "How do I use my smartphone?" workshops, and let us help you with tips and tricks on using Android and iPhone devices. Every 3rd & 4th Friday.Remember to bring your phone, and its passwords. An email account is advisable. Don't forget to bring your questions.Register online or call 530-245-7252.

Redding Library
Computer Center
Fri, Feb 28, 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Attend one of our FREE "How do I use my smartphone?" workshops, and let us help you with tips and tricks on using Android and iPhone devices. Every 3rd & 4th Friday.Remember to bring your phone, and its passwords. An email account is advisable. Don't forget to bring your questions.Register online or call 530-245-7252.

Redding Library
Community Room
Sat, Feb 29, 10:00AM - 1:30PM
AARP TAX-AIDE will be available Tuesdays, Thursdays, & Saturdays 10:00 am - 1:30 pm starting February 1 through April 14, 2020 at the Redding Library.AARP volunteers will assist seniors, disabled, and low and middle-income folks in preparing their Federal and California State income tax returns for no charge.Please bring your spouse (if possible), W-2's, 1099's, Social Security cards (required) for each person on the return, picture IDs, last year's return, and any other pertinent documents.All returns will be E-filed.

Redding Library
Genealogy Area
Sat, Feb 29, 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Members of the Shasta Genealogical Society are available to assist you with your family history questions and research. This is a drop-in session, no reservations required.

Redding Library
Create It!
Sun, Mar 01, 2:00PM - 4:00PM
Come enjoy a free beginning introductory crochet class. For beginners or anyone who has never crocheted before. Learn the basics. The Library provides the materials. For ages 10 and up. Families welcome. Please call 245-7252 for information. Meets in the Create It! Space on the 2nd floor of the Redding Library.

Redding Library
Foundation Meeting Room
Mon, Mar 02, 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Meet with a Community Health Advocate from Shasta County Health and Human Services Agency for referral to services, including CalFresh and Medi-Cal. Referral services include healthcare, food, utility assistance, housing, and more! For more information contact Community Health Advocates (CHA) at 530-229-8268.

Redding Library
Community Room
Tue, Mar 03, 10:00AM - 1:30PM
AARP TAX-AIDE will be available Tuesdays, Thursdays, & Saturdays 10:00 am - 1:30 pm starting February 1 through April 14, 2020 at the Redding Library.AARP volunteers will assist seniors, disabled, and low and middle-income folks in preparing their Federal and California State income tax returns for no charge.Please bring your spouse (if possible), W-2's, 1099's, Social Security cards (required) for each person on the return, picture IDs, last year's return, and any other pertinent documents.All returns will be E-filed.

Redding Library
Library Foyer
Tue, Mar 03, 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Meet with a volunteer trained by CalVet to help California veterans and their families find information on the resources they need and the benefits they have earned through military service. For more information call 530-245-7252.

Redding Library
Genealogy Area
Wed, Mar 04, 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Members of the Shasta Genealogical Society are available to assist you with your family history questions and research. This is a drop-in session, no reservations required.

Redding Library
Computer Center
Wed, Mar 04, 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Learn about spreadsheets and how to create a simple one on the computer. Practice using basic functions. Must be able to type and use a mouse. Word-processing experience is helpful, but not required. Suggested prerequisite: Word Processing Basics.Limited availability. Register online or call 530-245-7252.

Redding Library
Foundation Meeting Room
Thu, Mar 05, 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Meet with a Community Health Advocate from Shasta County Health and Human Services Agency for referral to services, including CalFresh and Medi-Cal. Referral services include healthcare, food, utility assistance, housing, and more! For more information contact Community Health Advocates (CHA) at 530-229-8268.

Redding Library
Community Room
Thu, Mar 05, 10:00AM - 1:30PM
AARP TAX-AIDE will be available Tuesdays, Thursdays, & Saturdays 10:00 am - 1:30 pm starting February 1 through April 14, 2020 at the Redding Library.AARP volunteers will assist seniors, disabled, and low and middle-income folks in preparing their Federal and California State income tax returns for no charge.Please bring your spouse (if possible), W-2's, 1099's, Social Security cards (required) for each person on the return, picture IDs, last year's return, and any other pertinent documents.All returns will be E-filed.

Redding Library
Computer Center
Sat, Mar 07, 10:00AM - 1:30PM
AARP TAX-AIDE will be available Tuesdays, Thursdays, & Saturdays 10:00 am - 1:30 pm starting February 1 through April 14, 2015 at the Redding Library.AARP volunteers will assist seniors, disabled, and low and middle-income folks in preparing their Federal and California State income tax returns for no charge.Please bring your spouse (if possible), W-2's, 1099's, Social Security cards (required) for each person on the return, picture IDs, last year's return, and any other pertinent documents.All returns will be E-filed.All library programs are free and open to the public.Tax advice is provided by AARP.

Redding Library
Genealogy Area
Sat, Mar 07, 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Members of the Shasta Genealogical Society are available to assist you with your family history questions and research. This is a drop-in session, no reservations required.

Redding Library
Foundation Meeting Room
Mon, Mar 09, 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Meet with a Community Health Advocate from Shasta County Health and Human Services Agency for referral to services, including CalFresh and Medi-Cal. Referral services include healthcare, food, utility assistance, housing, and more! For more information contact Community Health Advocates (CHA) at 530-229-8268.

Redding Library
Community Room
Mon, Mar 09, 6:00PM - 7:45PM
Learn Duplicate Bridge for FREE at the library. 10 sessions, Mondays at 6-8pm from March 9 through May 11.Registration recommended. Contact Marlene at 530-243-5893.Brought to you by the Redding Duplicate Bridge Club.

Redding Library
Community Room
Tue, Mar 10, 10:00AM - 1:30PM
AARP TAX-AIDE will be available Tuesdays, Thursdays, & Saturdays 10:00 am - 1:30 pm starting February 1 through April 14, 2020 at the Redding Library.AARP volunteers will assist seniors, disabled, and low and middle-income folks in preparing their Federal and California State income tax returns for no charge.Please bring your spouse (if possible), W-2's, 1099's, Social Security cards (required) for each person on the return, picture IDs, last year's return, and any other pertinent documents.All returns will be E-filed.

Redding Library
Library Foyer
Tue, Mar 10, 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Meet with a volunteer trained by CalVet to help California veterans and their families find information on the resources they need and the benefits they have earned through military service. For more information call 530-245-7252.

Redding Library
Genealogy Area
Wed, Mar 11, 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Members of the Shasta Genealogical Society are available to assist you with your family history questions and research. This is a drop-in session, no reservations required.


Community Help @ the Library

Get the Answers You Need
Each week, meet with people who can answer your questions and connect you to the necessary resources.

Walk-ins are welcome; no appointments are necessary.

Community Health Advocates (CHA)

Mondays and Thursdays from 10am - Noon
Redding Library Foundation Meeting Room, RDG.

Did you lose your EBT card in the fire? Do you need help with or have questions about housing? Community Health Advocates from Shasta County Health and Human Services Agency are available  to help.

Veterans Connect @ the Library

Every Tuesday 10am-12pm
Redding Library Foyer, RDG.

Veterans learn about benefits you and your family may be entitled to. FREE.

Veterans connect @ the libraryMeet with a volunteer trained by CalVet to help California veterans and their families find information on the resources they need and the benefits they have earned through military service.