Font size options
Increase or decrease the font size for this website by clicking on the 'A's.
Contrast options
Choose a colour combintion to give he most comfortable contrast.

Special Collections

Boggs Local History Collection

The Boggs Collections is our local history collection. This collection contains reference books for in-house use only, as well as books available for check-out.

California Indian Library Collection

CILC is full of unique information on the Indian tribes of northern and central California. It consists of things like sound recordings of interviews, dances, songs and legends, photographs, books, journal articles, and unpublished manuscripts and field notes. The material related to Shasta County is housed at the Redding Library in the Boggs Local History Area.

Digital Media

For online eBooks, audiobooks, and videos see our eBooks and Online Digital Media. Check out and download some great digital media with two venues and over 60,000 books to choose from.


View our Genealogy resources and collections. Bound volumes, online resources, periodicals, newsletters, and microfilm are available at the Redding Library to assist with genealogy and family history research. Plus there are weekly and monthly help available, two computers devoted solely to genealogy.

Government Documents

The Federal, State and Local Documents Collection provides a current and historical record of the workings of the Federal government, Federal statute, code and regulation materials, statistical data, information on topics of interest to the general public, local government agencies, and businesses.

Hot Off the Press

Hot Off the Press is a special collection of new books selected from the New York Times Bestseller's List. Each title has multiple copies so that you might be able to read your favorite authors sooner.

Leadership and Supervisor Development

Leadership and Supervisor Development is a collection geared toward building leadership capacity in the public sector. Each of the titles included in this collection offer a unique perspective on leadership and supervisory roles, and the challenges associated with running effective public and nonprofit organizations.

Local Authors

Local Authors search catalog is a collection of books from many of our local authors. There are many different genres, from adult non-fiction and mystery, to children's picture books.

Magazines & Newspapers

We have a great many magazines and newspapers available to peruse. They are available in various formats including printed copy, microfilm and online databases.


Our Parenting search catalog collection houses books with tips for the savvy parent, located in the Redding Children's library and at the Burney Library.

Veteran Resources

Veteran Resources is a collection geared especially for California veterans and their families. Find information and resources for life after the military, including resume guides for military-to-civilian transitions, PTSD and health resources, memoirs, and much more.