Whitley Library has reopened at South Reading Community Hub, 252 Northumberland Avenue, RG2 7QA

Can you help me find out about local and family history?

Central Library has a Local Studies collection on the second floor. This contains books, photographs, newspapers, maps, magazines, newsletters and ephemera from all around Berkshire.

We provide a research service for people who are unable to visit the library. You can contact the research team here or call on 0118 901 5950. The details of fees for this service and others are in our pdf icon Local Studies charges factsheet. [107kb]

You can order illustrations using our order form.

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