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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
Foundation Meeting Room
Thu, Aug 22, 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
Thu, Aug 22, 1:30PM - 3:30PM
Introduction to the computer. Basic overview of what you can do with a computer, as well as computer terminology, such as the mouse and keyboard. Geared for beginners with no prior computer experience.Limited availability. Register online or call 530-245-7252.

Redding Library
Computer Center
Fri, Aug 23, 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 your Android phone.Android Phones - Every 3rd & 4th Friday of the month.  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, Aug 23, 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 your iPhone.iPhones - 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
Genealogy Area
Sat, Aug 24, 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, Aug 26, 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
Literacy Center
Mon, Aug 26, 4:30PM - 6:30PM
Ready to sharpen your math skills? Teens and adults are welcome to walk in to the Shasta Literacy Center (first floor, near the Teen Area) to practice math, assisted by a volunteer tutor. Bring your own math materials or use scratch paper to work out of ours. 

Redding Library
Library Foyer
Tue, Aug 27, 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, Aug 28, 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, Aug 28, 1:30PM - 3:30PM
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. Be sure to sign up for Part 2 of this class, too. Limited availability. Register online or call 530-245-7252.Check out our schedule of FREE Computer Classes.

Redding Library
Foundation Meeting Room
Thu, Aug 29, 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
Thu, Aug 29, 1:30PM - 3:30PM
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
Genealogy Area
Sat, Aug 31, 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, Sep 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
Library Foyer
Tue, Sep 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, Sep 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, Sep 04, 1:30PM - 3:30PM
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.


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

Coming Soon!
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.

Veteran's Resource Center

1st & 3rd Wednesdays from 1 - 3pm
Redding Library Foundation Meeting Room, RDG.

If you are a veteran that is experiencing homelessness, the Veterans Resource Center can help. Come and speak to a representative who can connect you with security deposits, first month’s rent, utility deposits, and more.