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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.


Computer Classes

Free monthly computer classes. Shasta Public Libraries computer classes are great for individuals and business owners. Classes to look for include:

  • Beginning Computers
  • Internet Basics
  • How to Use Your Smart Phone
  • Beginning Excel
  • Facebook
  • and More

Check them out and sign up today at www.shastalibraries.org/computers or call 530-245-7252.

Classes take place in the Redding Library Computer Center on the 2nd floor, RDG.


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.


Veterans connect @ the library

Veterans

Tuesdays @ 10am-Noon
In the Redding Library Foyer, RDG.

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.


Upcoming Adult Events

Redding Library
Library Foyer
Tue, Feb 19, 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
Tue, Feb 19, 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, Feb 19, 10:00AM - 1:30PM
AARP TAX-AIDE will be available Tuesdays, Thursdays, & Saturdays 10:00 am - 1:30 pm starting February 2 through April 13, 2019 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
Wed, Feb 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
Wed, Feb 20, 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
Community Room
Thu, Feb 21, 10:00AM - 1:30PM
AARP TAX-AIDE will be available Tuesdays, Thursdays, & Saturdays 10:00 am - 1:30 pm starting February 2 through April 13, 2019 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
Foundation Meeting Room
Thu, Feb 21, 3:00PM - 5:00PM
Meet with Cal HOPE Shasta to discuss all your Carr Fire questions. Free. Drop in any time between 3:00-5:00. Cal HOPE Shasta is a community-based outreach program created to support wildfire survivors recovering from the impact of the Carr Fire. Their trained outreach team provides emotional support and links people to disaster recovery resources.530-638-5011.https://www.co.shasta.ca.us/index/hhsa_index/mental_wellness/cal-hope-shasta

Redding Library
Community Room
Thu, Feb 21, 6:00PM - 7:30PM
Join us for this month's Independent Lens film and discussion, "Rodents of Unusual Size."A real-life horror "tail." Louisiana residents have faced many an environmental threat, but a growing menace now lurks. Hordes of monstrous 20-pound swamp rats known as nutria, a voracious invasive species from South America, are accelerating erosion of the state's coastal wetlands.Every 3rd Thursdays @ 6pm. For more information call 530-245-7252. See the Trailer A partnership of KIXE, Shasta College, and Shasta Public Libraries.

Redding Library
Community Room
Sat, Feb 23, 10:00AM - 1:30PM
AARP TAX-AIDE will be available Tuesdays, Thursdays, & Saturdays 10:00 am - 1:30 pm starting February 2 through April 13, 2019 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, Feb 23, 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, Feb 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
Community Room
Tue, Feb 26, 10:00AM - 1:30PM
AARP TAX-AIDE will be available Tuesdays, Thursdays, & Saturdays 10:00 am - 1:30 pm starting February 2 through April 13, 2019 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
Foundation Meeting Room
Tue, Feb 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
Library Foyer
Tue, Feb 26, 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, Feb 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
Wed, Feb 27, 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
Community Room
Thu, Feb 28, 10:00AM - 1:30PM
AARP TAX-AIDE will be available Tuesdays, Thursdays, & Saturdays 10:00 am - 1:30 pm starting February 2 through April 13, 2019 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
Foundation Meeting Room
Thu, Feb 28, 3:00PM - 5:00PM
Meet with Cal HOPE Shasta to discuss all your Carr Fire questions. Free. Drop in any time between 3:00-5:00. Cal HOPE Shasta is a community-based outreach program created to support wildfire survivors recovering from the impact of the Carr Fire. Their trained outreach team provides emotional support and links people to disaster recovery resources.530-638-5011.https://www.co.shasta.ca.us/index/hhsa_index/mental_wellness/cal-hope-shasta

Redding Library
Community Room
Fri, Mar 01, 1:00PM - 2:00PM
Join us and Shasta Community Health Center for a free presentation on Financial Wellness.

Redding Library
Community Room
Sat, Mar 02, 10:00AM - 1:30PM
AARP TAX-AIDE will be available Tuesdays, Thursdays, & Saturdays 10:00 am - 1:30 pm starting February 2 through April 13, 2019 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 02, 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 04, 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.