Looking to get a small business running or need help with your startup? Shasta Public Libraries has resources to help you succeed. Stop by during Small Business Support Office Hours to get personalized help for all of your business questions. Visit the Create It! Space and use the equipment. Attend a Beginner Computer Class to get help in going digital. Reserve meeting rooms for your meetings or events. Have a podcast or want to get one going? Use the podcasting studio, Studio C, for free!
Small Business Support
Wednesdays @ 10am-1pm
1st & 3rd Wednesday: Redding Library Foundation Room
2nd & 4th Wednesday: Burney Library Community Room
Entrepreneurs and small business owners, meet with an SBDC or Women’s Business Center at JEDI advisor at the Redding Library and Burney Library.
We encourage you to call (530) 222-8323 to make an appointment.
Providing free marketing, financial, and other business-related assistance to entrepreneurs and small businesses in Shasta County.
- Access thousands of current magazines, newspapers, trade journals, primary source documents, and reference books. Perfect for writing research papers and reports.
- Local, regional, and national U.S. newspapers — all in one easy-to-search database.
- Access eBooks, Audiobooks, and Magazines. Download the Libby app: northnet.overdrive.com
- Online tutoring and training. Includes a writing lab.
A nonprofit organization that provides confidential, no-cost business consulting and affordable training to small and medium-sized business owners and managers.
An association of businesses organized to improve the business climate and contribute to the economic health of its membership and the Greater Redding area.
Commercial real estate loans and refinancing, business loans, and economic development planning.
They provide workforce training services to businesses in the private and public sectors throughout Shasta, Tehama, and Trinity counties. Large or small, they help businesses of all sizes and from a wide range of industries — manufacturing, healthcare, agriculture, construction, and small businesses.
EDC’s role is to retain and expand the primary industry base of Shasta County’s regional economy.
Assists job seekers in finding employment, career exploration, and job training. Assists businesses with start-up, expansion, and retention by providing access to skilled job seekers and employee training.
An organization of entrepreneurs, designers, developers, makers, and inventors.
JEDI increases the economic well-being of people and communities through local wealth creation. Serves women and men starting and growing businesses. Provides training, coaching, financial services, loan services, and moral support to entrepreneurs.