All libraries will be closed on Bank Holiday Mondays 7 and 28 May

Whitley Library is moving to the South Reading Community Hub on Northumberland Avenue. We will close at 1pm Saturday 2 June and reopen on Tuesday 19 June. No items issued at Whitley Library will be due back during this period. Find out more at

Battle Library

Battle Library
Battle Library

420 Oxford Road
RG30 1EE

0118 901 5100

Location of Battle Library and how to get there





Opening times

Tuesday1pm to 7pm
Thursday9am to 5pm
Friday9am to 5pm
Saturday10am to 3pm
Sundays and bank holidaysClosed

Check our Twitter feed or Facebook page‚Äč 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.


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