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Battle Library

Battle Library
Battle Library

420 Oxford Road
Reading
RG30 1EE

0118 901 5100

Location of Battle Library and how to get there

 

 

 

 

Opening times

DayTimes
MondayClosed
Tuesday1pm to 7pm
WednesdayClosed
Thursday9am to 5pm
Friday9am 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 books for both adults and children
  • Books in Polish and Urdu
  • Spoken word and music CDs & cassettes
  • DVDs
  • Large print books
  • National and local newspapers
  • Selection of magazines
  • Community room and garden
  • Free internet access and Wi-Fi
  • Photocopier
  • Study space
  • Public toilets
  • Toy Library - reserve and pick up small items.

Events at Battle Library:

 

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Baby clinic - every Tuesday
Starting on 01 Aug 17 at 14:15 for 105 minutes
Storytime - every Tuesday
Starting on 01 Aug 17 at 14:15 for 30 minutes
Thursday Social/Coffee morning
Starting on 03 Aug 17 at 10:30 for 1 hour
Come and hear fun and lively speakers, meet new friends, enjoy a coffee and have a chat - all free at Battle Library.
Breastfeeding Support Clinic - every Thursday
Starting on 03 Aug 17 at 11:30 for 90 minutes
Storytime - every Thursday
Starting on 03 Aug 17 at 14:15 for 30 minutes
Coffee and craft - every Friday
Starting on 04 Aug 17 at 09:30 for 1 hour
Reading Voluntary Action Digital Champions
Starting on 04 Aug 17 at 10:00 for 2 hours
Rhymetime - every Friday
Starting on 04 Aug 17 at 10:00 for 30 minutes
Rhymetime - every Friday
Starting on 04 Aug 17 at 11:15 for 30 minutes
Quirks Animal Roadshows - Contact 0118 901 5100
Starting on 04 Aug 17 at 14:30 for 1 hour
Games Club
Starting on 04 Aug 17 at 15:00 for 1 hour
Storytime - every Saturday
Starting on 05 Aug 17 at 11:30 for 30 minutes
Baby clinic - every Tuesday
Starting on 08 Aug 17 at 14:15 for 105 minutes
Storytime - every Tuesday
Starting on 08 Aug 17 at 14:15 for 30 minutes
Thursday Social/Coffee morning
Starting on 10 Aug 17 at 10:30 for 1 hour
Come and hear fun and lively speakers, meet new friends, enjoy a coffee and have a chat - all free at Battle Library.
Breastfeeding Support Clinic - every Thursday
Starting on 10 Aug 17 at 11:30 for 90 minutes
Storytime - every Thursday
Starting on 10 Aug 17 at 14:15 for 30 minutes
Coffee and craft - every Friday
Starting on 11 Aug 17 at 09:30 for 1 hour
Reading Voluntary Action Digital Champions
Starting on 11 Aug 17 at 10:00 for 2 hours
Rhymetime - every Friday
Starting on 11 Aug 17 at 10:00 for 30 minutes
Rhymetime - every Friday
Starting on 11 Aug 17 at 11:15 for 30 minutes
Animal Agents Crafts for Children - Pirates (all ages - no need to book)
Starting on 11 Aug 17 at 15:00 for 1 hour
Games Club
Starting on 11 Aug 17 at 15:00 for 1 hour
Storytime - every Saturday
Starting on 12 Aug 17 at 11:30 for 30 minutes
Baby clinic - every Tuesday
Starting on 15 Aug 17 at 14:15 for 105 minutes
Storytime - every Tuesday
Starting on 15 Aug 17 at 14:15 for 30 minutes
Thursday Social/Coffee morning
Starting on 17 Aug 17 at 10:30 for 1 hour
Come and hear fun and lively speakers, meet new friends, enjoy a coffee and have a chat - all free at Battle Library.
Breastfeeding Support Clinic - every Thursday
Starting on 17 Aug 17 at 11:30 for 90 minutes
Storytime - every Thursday
Starting on 17 Aug 17 at 14:15 for 30 minutes
Coffee and craft - every Friday
Starting on 18 Aug 17 at 09:30 for 1 hour
Reading Voluntary Action Digital Champions
Starting on 18 Aug 17 at 10:00 for 2 hours
Rhymetime - every Friday
Starting on 18 Aug 17 at 10:00 for 30 minutes
Rhymetime - every Friday
Starting on 18 Aug 17 at 11:15 for 30 minutes
Games Club
Starting on 18 Aug 17 at 15:00 for 1 hour
Animal Agents Crafts for Children - Dinosaurs (all ages - no need to book)
Starting on 18 Aug 17 at 15:00 for 1 hour
Storytime - every Saturday
Starting on 19 Aug 17 at 11:30 for 30 minutes
Baby clinic - every Tuesday
Starting on 22 Aug 17 at 14:15 for 105 minutes
Storytime - every Tuesday
Starting on 22 Aug 17 at 14:15 for 30 minutes
Thursday Social/Coffee morning
Starting on 24 Aug 17 at 10:30 for 1 hour
Come and hear fun and lively speakers, meet new friends, enjoy a coffee and have a chat - all free at Battle Library.
Breastfeeding Support Clinic - every Thursday
Starting on 24 Aug 17 at 11:30 for 90 minutes
Storytime - every Thursday
Starting on 24 Aug 17 at 14:15 for 30 minutes
Coffee and craft - every Friday
Starting on 25 Aug 17 at 09:30 for 1 hour
Reading Voluntary Action Digital Champions
Starting on 25 Aug 17 at 10:00 for 2 hours
Rhymetime - every Friday
Starting on 25 Aug 17 at 10:00 for 30 minutes
Rhymetime - every Friday
Starting on 25 Aug 17 at 11:15 for 30 minutes
Animal Agents Crafts for Children - Monster Masks (all ages, no need to book)
Starting on 25 Aug 17 at 15:00 for 1 hour
Games Club
Starting on 25 Aug 17 at 15:00 for 1 hour
Storytime - every Saturday
Starting on 26 Aug 17 at 11:30 for 30 minutes
Storytime - every Tuesday
Starting on 29 Aug 17 at 14:15 for 30 minutes
Baby clinic - every Tuesday
Starting on 29 Aug 17 at 14:15 for 105 minutes
Thursday Social/Coffee morning
Starting on 31 Aug 17 at 10:30 for 1 hour
Come and hear fun and lively speakers, meet new friends, enjoy a coffee and have a chat - all free at Battle Library.
Breastfeeding Support Clinic - every Thursday
Starting on 31 Aug 17 at 11:30 for 90 minutes
Storytime - every Thursday
Starting on 31 Aug 17 at 14:15 for 30 minutes
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