Central Library

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Front view of Central Library building.

Abbey Square, Reading RG1 3BQ

0118 937 5950

Location of Central Library

Opening times

Monday 10am-5pm
Tuesday 10am-7pm
Wednesday closed
Thursday 10am-7pm
Friday 10am-5pm
Saturday 10am-3pm


Available for:

  • Books and other resources to take home
  • Local history
  • Free wifi
  • Printing
  • Tablets for use on site
  • Studying space
  • Gallery
  • Visa verification (by appointment only)

Please enter via front of building on Kings Road – staff will be on hand to help.


Check our Twitter feed or Facebook page for our Christmas and Easter opening times.

Last updated on 14/12/2023