Library opening times changed from 15 October 2018

Southcote library will reopen at Southcote Community Centre on Tuesday 16 October, the existing library has now closed.

Central Library

Central Library
Central Library

Abbey Square
Reading
RG1 3BQ

0118 901 5950

Location of Central Library

 

 

 

Opening times

DayTimes
Monday10am to 5pm
Tuesday10am to 7pm
WednesdayClosed
Thursday10am to 7pm
Friday10am to 5pm
Saturday10am to 3pm
Sundays and bank holidaysClosed

Check our Twitter feed or Facebook page for our Christmas and Easter opening times.

Services we provide:

  • Books - fiction and non-fiction, adult and children, large print
  • Books in Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, French, German, Gujarati, Italian, Marathi, Nepali, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Spanish, Tamil and Urdu
  • Spoken word CDs and cassettes
  • Music CDs
  • DVDs
  • Local studies library
  • National and local newspapers
  • Wide range of magazines
  • Photocopier
  • Free internet access and Wi-Fi
  • Music scores
  • Vocal and play sets
  • Study space
  • Toy Library - reserve and pick up small items
  • Elevate - help, advice and support on employment, work experience, volunteering and mentoring for 16 to 24 year olds.

 

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