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!

Weekly Storytimes

Redding Library Storytimes


  • Toddler Time
    Wednesdays at 11am
    Whether you have a walker or a wiggler, toddlers and caregivers can learn social interaction and develop early literacy skills. Ages 2-4.
  • Help Me Grow Shasta Storytime
    3rd Wednesday at 11am
    Join us every third Wednesday of the month to learn about child development with Help Me Grow Shasta and First 5 Shasta. 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


    • Children’s 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 Reading Time

    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

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