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Business Startup

Let us help your business succeed!



  • Leadership, legal, networking, grant writing, entrepreneurship, business plans, branding


  • Ultimaker2 3-D printers
  • Brother Sewing Machine, Model CS6000i
  • Cricut Maker
  • Ellison Die Cut
  • Green Screen
  • 2 Creation Stations Adobe Photoshop Elements 12, SketchBook, Adobe Premiere Elements 12, GIMP, iClone 5.5. Pro, Wacom Tablet, SketchUp 2016


  • Public Computers
  • Chromebooks for In-House Use*
  • Free WiFi
  • Color Printing & Copies* Mobile Printing Coming Soon!
  • Study Rooms
  • Small and Large Meeting Rooms
  • Podcasting Studio

& More!

*Availability based on library branch.

Call (530) 245-7252 for details.


Ask Library Staff About the Following


Online Library Resources

EBSCOhost Explora Database
  • Access thousands of current magazines, newspapers, trade journals, primary source documents, and reference books. Perfect for writing research papers and reports.
America’s News (NewsBank)
  • Local, regional, and national U.S. newspapers—all in one easy-to-search database.
RB Digital Magazines
  • Digital magazines to read online on desktop and mobile devices. No checkout periods, no limits. Includes Entrepreneur, Kiplinger’s, and Inc.

Legal Help

  • California Courts Judicial Council forms and online self-help.
  • LawHelpCA California’s official and free legal resource.
  • Shasta County Public Law Library 1500 Court St # B7 Redding, CA 96001 (530) 245-6243

Local Resources

Shasta Cascade Small Business Development Center
  • A non-profit organization that provides confidential, no-cost business consulting and affordable training to small and medium-sized business owners and managers.
Redding Chamber of Commerce
Superior California Economic Development
  • Commercial real estate loans and refinancing, business loans, and economic development planning.
Shasta College Business Training Center
  • They provide workforce training services to businesses in the private and public sectors throughout Shasta, Tehama, and Trinity counties. Large or small, they help businesses of all sizes and from a wide range of industries - manufacturing, healthcare, agriculture, construction, and small businesses.
Shasta County Economic Development Corporation
  • EDC’s role is to retain and expand the primary industry base of Shasta County’s regional economy.
Smart Business Resource Center
  • Assists job seekers in finding employment, career exploration, and job training. Assists businesses with start-up, expansion, and retention by providing access to skilled job seekers and employee training.
Startup Redding
JEDI / Women’s Business Center at JEDI
  • JEDI increases the economic well-being of people and communities through local wealth creation. Serves women and men starting and growing businesses. Provides training, coaching, financial services, loan services, and moral support to entrepreneurs.