Caversham Library

Caversham Library

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Church Street

Opening Times

Monday 9.00am - 5.00pm
Tuesday 9.00am - 7.00pm
Wednesday 9.00am - 5.00pm
Thursday 9.00am - 7.00pm
Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm
Saturday 9.30am - 4.00pm

Please note: the Library will be closed on all bank holidays.
For Easter and Christmas opening hours, check our Twitter feed or Facebook page

You can also Search the Library Catalogue and Request or Renew Items online.


  • Storytime - Thursday, 2.15 - 2.45
  • Rhymetime - Tuesday, 10.15 - 10.45, 11.15 - 11.45 and Wednesday 2.15 - 2.45. The Rhymetime sessions need to be booked in advance - please contact Caversham library to confirm your place.

We have an annual Summer Reading Challenge run every year during school summer holidays. For other one-off events take a look at our News and Events page. 

Services we provide

Books – Fiction and non-fiction books for both adults and children
Spoken word CDs and cassettes
Music CDs
Large print books
Books in other languages - French, German, Gujarati, Hindi, Spanish and Urdu
National and local newspapers
Selection of magazines
Free Internet access - 4 public terminals
Study space

Parents and carers can join the Toy Library and reserve and collect toys at Caversham Library.  For more details please visit the Toy Library page. 

Caversham Library is a Carnegie building which opened in 1907. It is a busy branch library situated in the heart of Caversham. It has a very distinctive clock tower.





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