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Let your imagination run wild.

Read to Win!

Adults

  • Read a book (at least 175 pages)
  • Fill out the online reading log
  • Submit & repeat
  • Click here to download more information about adult Summer Blast!

PreschoolKidsTweensTeens

  • Read 5 books (at your reading level)
  • Fill out the online reading log
  • Submit & repeat

Complete as many levels as possible before coming in to pick up your prizes

Drawings for prizes will be

June 20, July 18, August 8

Summer Blast Events

Anderson Library
Thu, Jun 11, All day
Read, Imagine, Learn.: online storytime.Theme:... more
Read, Imagine, Learn.: online storytime.Theme: Dragons. Presented by Linda Boyden, local author.All Summer Blast events are subject to change.

Redding Library
Tue, Jun 16, 5:30PM - 7:30PM
Teens & Adults, join us online for an evening... more
Teens & Adults, join us online for an evening of poetry and creative writing. Live via Zoom. Presented by Susan Wooldridge in partnership with Poets & Writers, and California Center for the Book. You must register to receive link for Zoom. Event links will be available @ summerblast.funAll Summer Blast events are subject to change.

Redding Library
Community Room
Wed, Jun 17, 10:30AM - 11:30AM
All Summer Blast events are subject to... more
All Summer Blast events are subject to change.It's time to make an artistic sort-of mess! Painting supplies provided.

Anderson Library
Anderson Meeting Room
Thu, Jun 18, 3:30PM - 4:30PM
All Summer... more
All Summer Blast events are subject to change.Theme: Unicorns! We will be making some DIY paper bag unicorns. Presented by Christy Windle.

Redding Library
Thu, Jun 18, 6:00PM - 7:30PM
All Summer Blast events are subject to... more
All Summer Blast events are subject to change.Join us for a live online screening through OVEE of this month's Independent Lens film and discussion.Event links will be available @ summerblast.funEvery 3rd Thursdays @ 6pm. For more information call 530-245-7252.A partnership of KIXE, Shasta College, and Shasta Public Libraries.

Redding Library
Community Room
Tue, Jun 23, 6:00PM - 7:30PM
All Summer Blast events subject to... more
All Summer Blast events subject to change.Learn how to make your own soap, or make some to donate! All donations will be donated to One Safe Place.

Redding Library
Community Room
Thu, Jun 25, 10:30AM - 11:30AM
All Summer Blast events are subject to... more
All Summer Blast events are subject to change.Get creative and make this journal your own! Journals and wrecking supplies provided.

Anderson Library
Anderson Meeting Room
Thu, Jun 25, 3:30PM - 4:30PM
All Summer Blast events are subject to... more
All Summer Blast events are subject to change.Theme: Unicorn. The Return. This time around we will be making unicorn masks and a unicorn magnet. Presented by Christy Windle.

Redding Library
Thu, Jun 25, 5:30PM - 7:30PM
Join this live webinar presented by Women's... more
Join this live webinar presented by Women's Business Center at JEDI and AARP Foundation.Event links will be available at summerblast.funAll Summer Blast events are subject to change.

Redding Library
Wed, Jul 01, 10:00AM - 8:00PM
Ron Giesecke is back again to put on a magic... more
Ron Giesecke is back again to put on a magic show for all ages.Online Streaming beginning July 1st at summerblast.funAll Summer Blast events are subject to change.

Redding Library
Wed, Jul 01, 10:00AM - 8:00PM
Learn to Create "Wellness on a Plate" for the... more
Learn to Create "Wellness on a Plate" for the Whole Family.Online Streaming beginning June 1st at summerblast.funPresented by Michelle Cave, owner of Red Bicycle Catering.All Summer Blast events are subject to change.

Anderson Library
Anderson Meeting Room
Thu, Jul 02, 3:30PM - 4:30PM
All Summer Blast events are subject to... more
All Summer Blast events are subject to change.Theme: Dragons. We will be making dragons and shields! Presented by Christy Windle.

Redding Library
Community Room
Tue, Jul 07, 6:00PM - 7:30PM
All Summer Blast events subject to... more
All Summer Blast events subject to change.Paint with watercolors, tie-dye socks, and create things unique to you! Supplies will be provided.

Anderson Library
Anderson Meeting Room
Wed, Jul 08, 3:00PM - 4:30PM
All Summer Blast events subject to... more
All Summer Blast events subject to change.Paint with watercolors, tie-dye socks, and create things unique to you! Supplies will be provided.

Anderson Library
Anderson Meeting Room
Thu, Jul 09, 3:30PM - 4:30PM
All Summer Blast events are subject to... more
All Summer Blast events are subject to change.Theme: Build a dragon or unicorn castle (junk build day). Presented by Christy Windle.

Burney Library
Burney Library Area
Thu, Jul 09, 4:00PM - 5:30PM
All Summer Blast events subject to... more
All Summer Blast events subject to change.Paint with watercolors, tie-dye socks, and create things unique to you! Supplies will be provided.

All Locations
Tue, Jul 14, 3:30PM - 6:00PM
All Summer Blast events are subject to... more
All Summer Blast events are subject to change.Explore Lake Shasta Caverns for FREE! Meets at Lake Shasta Caverns.Spaces limited. Sign up here, or call 530-245-7250.Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Redding Library
Community Room
Wed, Jul 15, 10:30AM - 11:30AM
All Summer Blast events are subject to... more
All Summer Blast events are subject to change.Join us for games and fun!

Anderson Library
Anderson Meeting Room
Thu, Jul 16, 3:30PM - 4:30PM
All Summer Blast events are subject to... more
All Summer Blast events are subject to change.Theme: Dragons and unicorns. What will we do? You will have to venture out to the library and see. Presented by Christy Windle.

Redding Library
Thu, Jul 16, 6:00PM - 7:30PM
All Summer Blast events are subject to... more
All Summer Blast events are subject to change.Join us for a live online screening through OVEE of this month's Independent Lens film and discussion.Event links will be available @ summerblast.funEvery 3rd Thursdays @ 6pm. For more information call 530-245-7252.A partnership of KIXE, Shasta College, and Shasta Public Libraries.

Redding Library
Community Room
Tue, Jul 21, 6:00PM - 7:30PM
All Summer Blast events are subject to... more
All Summer Blast events are subject to change.Put your trivia to the test to win prizes!

Redding Library
Community Room
Tue, Jul 28, 6:00PM - 7:30PM
All Summer Blast events are subject to... more
All Summer Blast events are subject to change.Join the Wizarding World in celebrating the Boy Who Lived's birthday! Make your own wands, answer trivia questions, take your Azkaban mugshot, and much more!

Drawings for prizes will be

June 20, July 18, August 8