The Shasta Public Libraries is dedicated to providing information and lifelong learning which includes access to computers, free computer classes, many online resources and databases, as well as free Wi-Fi.
Computer Classes are available, free to the public, covering such areas as beginning computers, email, the internet, Word, Excel, and genealogy. Sign up for a class today. Come by or call the Redding Library Reference Desk at 530-245-7252. There are no computer classes in August or December.
Free Online Computer Classes with Gale Databases
Learn Basic Computer Skills. Courses include Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and Powerpoint. Learn at your own pace. Free to library card holders.
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:
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. Now available at all three branches.
Wi-Fi users must configure their own equipment.
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-4pm, and Saturday from 1pm-4pm 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.
The Redding Library offers a full featured computer and technology instructional center. The Computer Center offers twenty student PCs with CD rewritable drives, multiple media-card terminals, Windows XP 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.
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.