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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
Create It!
Sun, Jun 16, 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, Jun 17, 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, Jun 18, 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, Jun 19, 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, Jun 20, 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, Jun 20, 6:00PM - 7:30PM
Join us for this month's Independent Lens film and discussion, Bill Nye: Science Guy. Part of Summer Blast.Every 3rd Thursdays @ 6pm. For more information call 530-245-7252. See the TrailerA partnership of KIXE, Shasta College, and Shasta Public Libraries.

Redding Library
Genealogy Area
Sat, Jun 22, 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
Community Room
Sat, Jun 22, 3:00PM - 5:00PM
Interested in knitting?  Come learn the basics with Deanna Sanders.  Part of Summer Blast.

Redding Library
Foundation Meeting Room
Mon, Jun 24, 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, Jun 25, 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
Community Room
Tue, Jun 25, 6:00PM - 7:30PM
Financial Literacy Workshop hosted by Trisha Funk (Pennies on Purpose).  Part of Summer Blast.

Redding Library
Genealogy Area
Wed, Jun 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
Foundation Meeting Room
Thu, Jun 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
Community Room
Thu, Jun 27, 6:00PM - 7:00PM
Magician, Ron Giesecke returns. You won't want to miss this evening of magic, card tricks, and more. Geared for adults, but families are welcome.  Part of Summer Blast.

Redding Library
Computer Center
Fri, Jun 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 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, Jun 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 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, Jun 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.


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.