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Adults

3rd Thursdays Film & Discussion ONLINE

Every 3rd Thursday @ 6pm
Online
- Hosted on OVEE (see event calendar for direct link)

Join us every third Thursday for a film and discussion. See the calendar of events for current titles and method of access.

In partnership with KIXE and Shasta College.
Users must register for a free OVEE acount to view Film and discussion

Genealogy Help ONLINE

email research@shastagen.org attn: Jane

Members of the Shasta Genealogical Society are available to assist you with your family history questions and research. Email them your questions today!

This is a drop-in session, no reservations required.

Access Ancestry from home with your library card.

In the Boggs/Genealogy section of the Redding Library on the 2nd floor, RDG.Due to COVID-19, face-to-face assistance is not available.

Shasta Genealogical Society

The Library Book Group ONLINE & In-Person

Meets on the 2nd Wednesday of the month
From 11am -12 noon - In-Person - Redding Library Children's Outdoor Garden, RDG
From 11am -12 noon - Via Zoom (email Patte to get access)

Contact: Patte Jelavich at 530-225-0735 or patte@jelavich.com
Reading List: The Library Book Group Reading List

 

Yarns @ the Library ONLINE

The 2nd Saturday of the month @ 10am-11am
Online - using Zoom

Crochet circle. Learn to crochet. Beginners and families welcome. Yarn available for free from the Redding Library. Call (530) 245-7252 for pickup.

Register here to receive the Zoom link.

How Do I Use My Smartphone ONLINE

Androids - Tues., Oct. 20 or 27 @ 1-2pm
iPhones - Wed., Oct. 21 or 28 @ 1-2pm

Online - using Zoom

Attend one of our FREE "How do I use my smartphone?" workshops, and let us help you with tips and tricks on using Android and iPhone devices. Sign up here.

Puzzles and Board Games

Not available due to COVID-19

Join us for puzzles and board games.

On the second floor of the Redding Library, and at the Anderson Library.

Upcoming Adult Events

Online
Sat, May 08, 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Come join our crochet and knitting circle for friendship and advice on crochet and knitting projects. Learn crochet and knitting basics. For beginners and for intermediates. For ages 10 and up. Families welcome. Please call 245-7252 for information. Meets the second Saturday of every month online via Zoom. Must register in advance to receive Zoom link.Please include your email address when you registrar.If you need free yarn, please come to the Redding Library for pickup or call 245-7252.

Redding Library
Genealogy Area
Sat, May 08, 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Members of the Shasta Genealogical Society are available to assist you with your family history questions and research. This is a drop-in session, no reservations required.

Redding Library
Community Room
Mon, May 10, 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Meet with a Community Health Advocate from Shasta County Health and Human Services Agency for referral to services, including CalFresh and Medi-Cal. Referral services include healthcare, food, utility assistance, housing, and more! For more information contact Community Health Advocates (CHA) at 1-877-652-0731.  The CHA's are partnering with United Way who will be providing specifically Medi-Cal assistance.

Redding Library
Library Foyer
Tue, May 11, 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Meet with a volunteer trained by CalVet to help California veterans and their families find information on the resources they need and the benefits they have earned through military service. For more information call 530-245-7252.

Burney Library
Burney Library Community Room
Wed, May 12, 10:00AM - 1:00PM
Meet with the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and the Women's Business Center at JEDI for small business and entrepreneurial support. Ask any question (small business ideas, loans, grants, etc). No question too big or small. This is a free drop-in program. 

Redding Library
Genealogy Area
Wed, May 12, 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Members of the Shasta Genealogical Society are available to assist you with your family history questions and research. This is a drop-in session, no reservations required.

Redding Library
Genealogy Area
Sat, May 15, 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Members of the Shasta Genealogical Society are available to assist you with your family history questions and research. This is a drop-in session, no reservations required.

Redding Library
Community Room
Mon, May 17, 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Meet with a Community Health Advocate from Shasta County Health and Human Services Agency for referral to services, including CalFresh and Medi-Cal. Referral services include healthcare, food, utility assistance, housing, and more! For more information contact Community Health Advocates (CHA) at 1-877-652-0731.  The CHA's are partnering with United Way who will be providing specifically Medi-Cal assistance.

Redding Library
Library Foyer
Tue, May 18, 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Meet with a volunteer trained by CalVet to help California veterans and their families find information on the resources they need and the benefits they have earned through military service. For more information call 530-245-7252.

Redding Library
Foundation Meeting Room
Wed, May 19, 10:00AM - 1:00PM
Meet with the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and the Women's Business Center at JEDI for small business and entrepreneurial support. Ask any question (small business ideas, loans, grants, etc). No question too big or small. This is a free drop-in program. 

Redding Library
Genealogy Area
Wed, May 19, 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Members of the Shasta Genealogical Society are available to assist you with your family history questions and research. This is a drop-in session, no reservations required.

Online
Wed, May 19, 4:00PM - 5:30PM
Join us for this month's Independent Lens film and discussion, The Donut King.  Filmmaker Alice Gu tells the story of a Cambodian refugee who escaped to America and built an unlikely multi-million dollar empire baking America's favorite pastry, the donut. The film is hosted on OVEE and users must register for an account to view the film and enter the discussion. Every 3rd Thursdays @ 7:00pm. For more information call 530-245-7252. See the Trailer: https://www.pbs.org/independentlens/videos/the-donut-king-trailer/A partnership of KIXE, Shasta College, and Shasta Public Libraries.

Online
Thu, May 20, 4:00PM - 5:30PM
A brief introduction to entrepreneurship and the creation and development of new business ventures. Includes a high level overview of the critical success factors for entrepreneurs, including business structures, the development of the business plan, and permits and licensing procedures. Register for free through the Shasta Cascade SBDC web site: https://www.sbdcsc.org/calendar

Redding Library
Genealogy Area
Sat, May 22, 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Members of the Shasta Genealogical Society are available to assist you with your family history questions and research. This is a drop-in session, no reservations required.

Redding Library
Community Room
Mon, May 24, 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Meet with a Community Health Advocate from Shasta County Health and Human Services Agency for referral to services, including CalFresh and Medi-Cal. Referral services include healthcare, food, utility assistance, housing, and more! For more information contact Community Health Advocates (CHA) at 1-877-652-0731.  The CHA's are partnering with United Way who will be providing specifically Medi-Cal assistance.

Redding Library
Library Foyer
Tue, May 25, 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Meet with a volunteer trained by CalVet to help California veterans and their families find information on the resources they need and the benefits they have earned through military service. For more information call 530-245-7252.

Burney Library
Burney Library Community Room
Wed, May 26, 10:00AM - 1:00PM
Meet with the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and the Women's Business Center at JEDI for small business and entrepreneurial support. Ask any question (small business ideas, loans, grants, etc). No question too big or small. This is a free drop-in program. 

Redding Library
Genealogy Area
Wed, May 26, 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Members of the Shasta Genealogical Society are available to assist you with your family history questions and research. This is a drop-in session, no reservations required.

Book Drops Home DeliveryBook Drops Logo

Operated in partnership with Senior Corps, Book Drops is a volunteer-based program designed to deliver library services to homebound seniors. Items available for delivery include books, audio CDs, DVDs, magazines, and more. Click here for more information, or call (530) 245-7260.

Community Help @ the Library

Get the Answers You Need
Each week, meet with people who can answer your questions and connect you to the necessary resources.

Walk-ins are welcome; no appointments are necessary.

Community Health Advocates (CHA)

Mondays from 10am - Noon

Returning in 2021

Redding Library Community Room, RDG.

Did you lose your EBT card in the fire? Do you need help with or have questions about housing? Community Health Advocates from Shasta County Health and Human Services Agency are available  to help.

Small Business Support

Every Wednesday 10am-4pm
Alternates weekly between Redding (RDG& Burney (BUR). view schedule

Entrepreneurs and small business owners, meet with an SBDC or Women's Business Center at JEDI advisor at the Redding 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.

Shasta-Cascade Small Business Development CenterWomen's Business Center at Jedi

Veterans Connect @ the Library

Every Tuesday 10am-12pm
Redding Library Foyer, RDG.

Veterans learn about benefits you and your family may be entitled to. FREE.

Veterans connect @ the libraryMeet with a volunteer trained by CalVet to help California veterans and their families find information on the resources they need and the benefits they have earned through military service.