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for Adults

Redding Library

Community Connects

Come enjoy our monthly talks to connect with the “how to” and “who” on community topics and resources. Click here for more information.

Typically meets the first Friday of the month 1-2pm in the Redding Library Community Room.


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.

Upcoming Adult Events

Redding Library
Genealogy Area
Sat, Apr 20, 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, Apr 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
Community Room
Mon, Apr 22, 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Learn Duplicate Bridge for FREE at the library. 10 sessions, Mondays at 6-8pm from March 11 through May 13.Registration recommended. Contact Marlene at 530-243-5893.Brought to you by the Redding Duplicate Bridge Club.

Redding Library
Library Foyer
Tue, Apr 23, 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
Tue, Apr 23, 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Meet with our CALVET Regional Coordinator, Cole Wagenaar. Ask questions about veterans benefits and get connected to local veteran resources.  This is a drop-in event. Located in the Redding Library Foyer as part of VeteransConnect@theLibrary. For more information call 530-245-7252.

Redding Library
Genealogy Area
Wed, Apr 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
Thu, Apr 25, 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, Apr 25, 5:00PM - 7:00PM
This free 5-week Craft Entrepreneurship Program will provide micro-business training for individuals with creative skills who would like to reach a new, larger market. Learn the basics of starting and running an online business: pricing, basic accounting, product photography, and marketing. Sponsored by The Women's Business Center at JEDI. Class is limited to 30 students. For more information and to register, go to e-jedi.org or call 926-6670 or 1-888-926-6670, or email info@e-jedi.org.

Redding Library
Computer Center
Fri, Apr 26, 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, Apr 26, 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, Apr 27, 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, Apr 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
Community Room
Mon, Apr 29, 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Learn Duplicate Bridge for FREE at the library. 10 sessions, Mondays at 6-8pm from March 11 through May 13.Registration recommended. Contact Marlene at 530-243-5893.Brought to you by the Redding Duplicate Bridge Club.

Redding Library
Library Foyer
Tue, Apr 30, 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
Foundation Meeting Room
Wed, May 01, 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Meet with a case manager from the Veterans Resource Center (VRC) to discuss assistance with housing. Open to all branches of the military and their family. For more information call the VRC at (530) 223-3211.

Redding Library
Genealogy Area
Wed, May 01, 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
Thu, May 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
Computer Center
Thu, May 02, 5:00PM - 7:00PM
This free 5-week Craft Entrepreneurship Program will provide micro-business training for individuals with creative skills who would like to reach a new, larger market. Learn the basics of starting and running an online business: pricing, basic accounting, product photography, and marketing. Sponsored by The Women's Business Center at JEDI. Class is limited to 30 students. For more information and to register, go to e-jedi.org or call 926-6670 or 1-888-926-6670, or email info@e-jedi.org.

Redding Library
Community Room
Fri, May 03, 1:00PM - 2:00PM
Join a UC Cal Fresh Nutrition Educator to learn ways to make meal time more fun! Discover how adults and children can work together to make and enjoy healthy meals. All ages are welcome to participate in this hands on workshop.Enjoy our monthly talks to connect with the "how to" and "who" on community topics and resources.Community Connects is a partnership of Shasta Community Health Center and Shasta Public Libraries.

Redding Library
Community Room
Sat, May 04, 10:00AM - 1:00PM
May 4th is Free Comic Book Day!  While supplies last, everyone will be able to choose two titles to take home!  Come join us for comics, fun, and prizes!

Redding Library
Genealogy Area
Sat, May 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.


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

Tuesdays from 10am - Noon
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.