All libraries are now open longer and open for browsing with no appointment needed
All libraries are now open for browsing, on limited hours. We will be restoring hours and services more over the next few weeks. Please check back here for details. The home library service continues to operate.
At all libraries, you are able to:
You will not, at this stage, at any library, be able to:
To keep everyone safe during your visit, please:
All of our events, activities and rhymetimes are cancelled until further notice.
We will keep updating this page with latest updates
You can access a huge range of ebooks, eaudio and emagazines at www.reading.gov.uk/elibrary
The current status of all library sites is below and will be regularly updated.
|Reading Central||Temporary limited opening : 10am -4pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday; 10am – 3pm Saturday|
|Caversham||Temporary limited opening: 9am – 2pm Tuesday, 1 – 5pm Thursday, 9am – 2pm Friday, 10am -3pm Saturday|
|Tilehurst||Temporary limited opening: 9am – 1pm Monday, 1 – 5pm Thursday, 10am – 3pm Saturday|
|Battle||Temporary limited opening: 1 -5pm Tuesday, 9am – 12 noon Friday, 10am – 3pm Saturday|
|Palmer Park||Temporary limited opening: 9am to 12 noon and 1 – 4pm Tuesday, 9am to 12 noon Wednesday, 9am to 12 noon and 1 – 4pm Thursday|
|Southcote||Temporary limited opening: 9am to 12 noon and 1 – 4pm Tuesday, 9am to 12 noon Friday, 10am to 1pm Saturday|
|Whitley||Temporary limited opening: 9am to 12 noon and 1 – 4pm Tuesdays, 9am to 12 noon and 1 – 4pm Thursdays|