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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.

Free Online Computer Help with HelpNow's Adult Learning Center

From Brainfuse Help Now.Click here to connect with LIVE experts to learn MS Word, Excel or PowerPoint. Free to library card holders.

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 used for our computer classes, as well as being reservable by non-profit organizations.

The Computer Center has twenty student PCs with CD rewritable drives, Windows 10 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

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Redding Library
Computer Center
Thu, Aug 22, 1:30PM - 3:30PM
Introduction to the computer. Basic overview of what you can do with a ... more
Introduction to the computer. Basic overview of what you can do with a computer, as well as computer terminology, such as the mouse and keyboard. Geared for beginners with no prior computer experience.Limited availability. Register online or call 530-245-7252.

Redding Library
Computer Center
Fri, Aug 23, 10:15AM - 12:00PM
Attend one of our FREE "How do I use my smartphone?" workshops, and let us... more
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, Aug 23, 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Attend one of our FREE "How do I use my smartphone?" workshops, and let us... more
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
Computer Center
Wed, Aug 28, 1:30PM - 3:30PM
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. Be sure to sign up for Part 2 of this class, too. Limited availability. Register online or call 530-245-7252.Check out our schedule of FREE Computer Classes.

Redding Library
Computer Center
Thu, Aug 29, 1:30PM - 3:30PM
Take the next step in computer word processing. Learn about powerful tools... more
Take the next step in computer word processing. Learn about powerful tools such as spell-check, headers/footers, numbered/bulleted lists, and columns. Insert clip art and pictures! Must be able to type and use a mouse. Beginning Computers and Word Processing Basics Part 1 are suggested prerequisites. Limited availability. Register online or call 530-245-7252.

Redding Library
Computer Center
Wed, Sep 04, 1:30PM - 3:30PM
Learn about spreadsheets and how to create a simple one on the computer.... more
Learn about spreadsheets and how to create a simple one on the computer. Practice using basic functions. Must be able to type and use a mouse. Word-processing experience is helpful, but not required. Suggested prerequisite: Word Processing Basics.Limited availability. Register online or call 530-245-7252.

Redding Library
Computer Center
Fri, Sep 20, 10:15AM - 12:00PM
Attend one of our FREE "How do I use my smartphone?" workshops, and let us... more
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, Sep 20, 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Attend one of our FREE "How do I use my smartphone?" workshops, and let us... more
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
Computer Center
Fri, Sep 27, 10:15AM - 12:00PM
Attend one of our FREE "How do I use my smartphone?" workshops, and let us... more
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, Sep 27, 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Attend one of our FREE "How do I use my smartphone?" workshops, and let us... more
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
Computer Center
Fri, Oct 18, 10:15AM - 12:00PM
Attend one of our FREE "How do I use my smartphone?" workshops, and let us... more
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, Oct 18, 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Attend one of our FREE "How do I use my smartphone?" workshops, and let us... more
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.