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

Southcote Library

Southcote Library

Southcote Lane
RG30 3BA

0118 901 5109

Location of Southcote Library and how to get there




Opening times

Tuesday9am 12pm, 1pm to 7pm
Thursday9am to 12pm, 1pm to 4pm
Friday9am to 12pm
Saturday10am to 1pm
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
  • Spoken word CDs & cassettes
  • DVDs
  • Large print books
  • National and local newspapers
  • Selection of magazines
  • Local Studies Pack on the development of the Southcote estate
  • Free internet access and Wi-Fi
  • Photocopier
  • Study space
  • Toy Library - pick up large items here (opening times: Tuesdays, 9.30am to 12pm; Thursdays, 1pm to 3.30pm; Saturdays, 10am to 12pm).


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