All branches of the Shasta Public Libraries are CLOSED to the public until further notice due to Governor Newsom’s shelter-in-place directive. Though our buildings are closed, the online Library is open and staff is working to support our community. To access online resources, visit the eLibrary here.
Holds curbside pickup available BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. Call for information. Redding 245-7250 • Anderson 365-7685 • Burney 335-4317
Since 1944, the goal of the Notable Books Council has been to make available to the nation’s readers a list of 25 very good, very readable, and at times very important fiction, nonfiction, and poetry books for the adult reader.
Awarded annually for the best science fiction or fantasy works and achievements of the previous year. The awards are named after Hugo Gernsback, the founder of the pioneering science fiction magazine Amazing Stories. Organized and overseen by the World Science Fiction Society.
The Mythopoeic Fantasy Award (for Adult and Children's Literature) is given to the fantasy novel, multi-volume novel, or single-author story collection published during the previous year that best exemplifies “the spirit of the Inklings”
The Nebula Awards annually recognize the best works of science fiction or fantasy published in the United States during the previous year. The awards are organized and awarded by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA).
The Pulitzer Prize is an award for achievements in newspaper and online journalism, literature, and musical composition in the United States. Including fiction, drama, history, biographies, poetry and more.