Shasta Public Libraries storytimes are not only a rockin’ good time for all ages, but also a chance to educate all caregivers on the importance of early literacy learning through song, dance, and play!

Redding Library Storytimes


  • Help Me Grow Shasta Storytime
    Wednesdays at 11am
    Five-week series covering the 5 main areas of child development. Caregivers and children will learn about important milestones by age with stories, curriculum, and crafts! Ages 0-5.


  • Baby Bonding Time
    Thursdays at 11:30am
    It’s never too early to start learning literacy. Baby social hour where caregivers can bring their babies in to socialize with one another. Play with toys and read board books to help with development and start the foundation of early literacy. Ages 0-2.

    Anderson Library Storytimes


    • Storytime
      Thursdays at 3:30pm
      Enjoy great children’s stories, songs, stickers, and crafts. All ages welcome.

    Burney Library Storytimes


    • Preschool Storytime
      Wednesdays at 11am
      Stories and crafts for toddlers, up to age 5.
      Every 4th Wednesday features Storytime with Bright Futures Preschool.

    Special Storytimes

    Prescription Pets R.E.A.D.

    Redding Library

    • 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month 10:15-11:15am
    • 3rd Saturday of the month 10am-12pm

    Come read to a dog (and sometimes a cat) and improve reading skills and confidence. Ages 4-12.

      Upcoming Storytimes