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Computers

The Shasta Public Libraries is dedicated to providing information and lifelong learning which includes access to computers, free computer classes, and our eLibrary with many online resources and databases, as well as free Wi-Fi.

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Computer Classes

Computer Classes are available, free to the public, covering such areas as beginning computers, email, the internet, Word, and Excel. Sign up for a class today by clicking on the class in the box to the right. Or come by or call the Redding Library Reference Desk at 530-245-7252. There are no computer classes in August or December.
View the Computer Class Schedule pdf

Wireless Internet Access

The Shasta Public Libraries have wireless internet access available at no charge to anyone with Wi-Fi enabled laptops and wireless devices. Wi-Fi is available at all three branches.
Wi-Fi users must configure their own equipment.

Public Access Computers

Shasta Public Libraries offers free public access computers at all three locations. All of our public computers are available for research or leisure, and our children's public computers are loaded with several fun and educational games.

For more information about reservation and usage policy:

Genealogy Computers

The Redding Library offers two computers dedicated to genealogy research. These computers are available anytime the Redding Library is open. Volunteers from the Shasta Genealogical Society are available every Tuesday from 10am-12pm, Wednesday from 1pm-3pm, and Saturday from 1pm-3pm to offer trained help in genealogical research. For more information about reservation and usage policy, ask one of the staff members in the Redding Library.

Computer Center

The Redding Library offers a full featured computer and technology instructional center. The Computer Center has twenty student PCs with CD rewritable drives, Windows 8.1 and installed software for learning and instructional purposes. The Computer Center also has an instructor's computer that is connected to an overhead projector and built in speakers throughout the room.

ADA

The Redding Library provides utilities and services for the disabled including: the Sorenson VP200 video phone, and an ADA software and hardware enabled computer. Find out more.

Computer Classes

Click on the class 🢃 you would like to sign up for.
Redding Library
Computer Center
Thu, Jan 18, 2:00PM - 3:45PM
Basic cell phone use and features. Must bring your own cell phone.
Limited... more
Basic cell phone use and features. Must bring your own cell phone.
Limited availability. Register online or call 530-245-7252.
Check out our schedule of FREE Computer Classes.

Redding Library
Computer Center
Fri, Jan 19, 10:15AM - 12:15PM

Do you know how to start a checking account?
Do you want to improve your...

more

Do you know how to start a checking account?
Do you want to improve your credit?
Do you want to payoff debt?
Come to our free money management class.

Six modules will be covered: Check It Out, Pay Yourself First, Financial Recovery, Bank On It, Borrowing Basics, and To Your Credit.
Financial education fosters financial stability for individuals, families, and entire communities. The more people know about credit and banking services, the more likely they are to increase savings, buy homes, and improve their financial health and well-being.
Must have an email address to attend the class (library staff can assist, before class, if needed).

Class meets for three sessions: Fridays, January 5-19, 10:15-12:15.
Limited availability. Register online or call 530-245-7252.

Redding Library
Computer Center
Tue, Jan 23, 2:00PM - 3:45PM
Welcome to the World Wide Web (www). Learn internet jargon and how to ... more
Welcome to the World Wide Web (www). Learn internet jargon and how to perform basic searches using a search engine or a known address. No computer experience is required, but comfort with mouse and keyboard, or Beginning Computers is suggested.
Limited availability. Register online or call 530-245-7252.
Check out our schedule of FREE Computer Classes.

Redding Library
Computer Center
Thu, Jan 25, 2:00PM - 3:45PM
Basic cell phone use and features. Must bring your own cell phone.
Limited... more
Basic cell phone use and features. Must bring your own cell phone.
Limited availability. Register online or call 530-245-7252.
Check out our schedule of FREE Computer Classes.

Redding Library
Computer Center
Fri, Jan 26, 10:15AM - 12:00PM
Learn about spreadsheet and how to create a simple one. Learn how to use ... more
Learn about spreadsheet and how to create a simple one. Learn how to use basic functions. Must be able to type & use a mouse. Word experience is helpful, but not required. Word Processing Basics is the suggested pre-requisite.
Limited availability. Register online or call 530-245-7252.
Check out our schedule of FREE Computer Classes.

Redding Library
Computer Center
Tue, Feb 06, 2:00PM - 3:45PM
Welcome to a computer. Basic overview of the thins that you can do with a ... more
Welcome to a computer. Basic overview of the thins that you can do with a computer, as well as computer terminology. What is a mouse? What is the keyboard? Geared for beginners with no prior computer experience.
Class meets for two sessions: on Feb 6 & 13.
Limited availability. Register online or call 530-245-7252.
Check out our schedule of FREE Computer Classes.

Redding Library
Computer Center
Fri, Feb 09, 10:15AM - 12:00PM
Unravel the mysteries of word processing. Do menus, copy, cut & paste... more
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.
Limited availability. Register online or call 530-245-7252.
Check out our schedule of FREE Computer Classes.

Redding Library
Computer Center
Tue, Feb 13, 2:00PM - 3:45PM
Welcome to a computer. Basic overview of the thins that you can do with a ... more
Welcome to a computer. Basic overview of the thins that you can do with a computer, as well as computer terminology. What is a mouse? What is the keyboard? Geared for beginners with no prior computer experience.
Class meets for two sessions: on Feb 6 & 13.
Limited availability. Register online or call 530-245-7252.
Check out our schedule of FREE Computer Classes.

Redding Library
Computer Center
Thu, Feb 15, 2:00PM - 3:45PM
Basic cell phone use and features. Must bring your own cell phone.
Limited... more
Basic cell phone use and features. Must bring your own cell phone.
Limited availability. Register online or call 530-245-7252.
Check out our schedule of FREE Computer Classes.

Redding Library
Computer Center
Fri, Feb 16, 10:15AM - 12:00PM
Take the next step in word processing. Learn about powerful tools such as... more
Take the next step in word processing. Learn about powerful tools such as spell check, headers/footers, numbered/bulleted lists, and columns. Clip art and pictures included! Must be able to type and use a mouse. Word Processing Basics is a suggested pre-requisite.
Limited availability. Register online or call 530-245-7252.
Check out our schedule of FREE Computer Classes.

Redding Library
Computer Center
Tue, Feb 20, 2:00PM - 3:45PM
Welcome to the World Wide Web (www). Learn internet jargon and how to ... more
Welcome to the World Wide Web (www). Learn internet jargon and how to perform basic searches using a search engine or a known address. No computer experience is required, but comfort with mouse and keyboard, or Beginning Computers is suggested.
Limited availability. Register online or call 530-245-7252.
Check out our schedule of FREE Computer Classes.

Redding Library
Computer Center
Thu, Feb 22, 2:00PM - 3:45PM
Basic cell phone use and features. Must bring your own cell phone.
Limited... more
Basic cell phone use and features. Must bring your own cell phone.
Limited availability. Register online or call 530-245-7252.
Check out our schedule of FREE Computer Classes.

Redding Library
Computer Center
Fri, Feb 23, 10:15AM - 12:00PM
Learn about spreadsheet and how to create a simple one. Learn how to use ... more
Learn about spreadsheet and how to create a simple one. Learn how to use basic functions. Must be able to type & use a mouse. Word experience is helpful, but not required. Word Processing Basics is the suggested pre-requisite.
Limited availability. Register online or call 530-245-7252.
Check out our schedule of FREE Computer Classes.

Redding Library
Computer Center
Tue, Mar 06, 2:00PM - 3:45PM
Welcome to a computer. Basic overview of the thins that you can do with a ... more
Welcome to a computer. Basic overview of the thins that you can do with a computer, as well as computer terminology. What is a mouse? What is the keyboard? Geared for beginners with no prior computer experience.
Class meets for two sessions: on Mar 6 & 13.
Limited availability. Register online or call 530-245-7252.
Check out our schedule of FREE Computer Classes.

Redding Library
Computer Center
Tue, Mar 13, 2:00PM - 3:45PM
Welcome to a computer. Basic overview of the thins that you can do with a ... more
Welcome to a computer. Basic overview of the thins that you can do with a computer, as well as computer terminology. What is a mouse? What is the keyboard? Geared for beginners with no prior computer experience.
Class meets for two sessions: on Mar 6 & 13.
Limited availability. Register online or call 530-245-7252.
Check out our schedule of FREE Computer Classes.

Redding Library
Computer Center
Thu, Mar 15, 2:00PM - 3:45PM
Basic cell phone use and features. Must bring your own cell phone.
Limited... more
Basic cell phone use and features. Must bring your own cell phone.
Limited availability. Register online or call 530-245-7252.
Check out our schedule of FREE Computer Classes.

Redding Library
Computer Center
Fri, Mar 16, 10:15AM - 12:00PM
Unravel the mysteries of word processing. Do menus, copy, cut & paste... more
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.
Limited availability. Register online or call 530-245-7252.
Check out our schedule of FREE Computer Classes.