Palmer Park Library reopens Wednesday 19 May

We are pleased to announce all of our seven libraries will be open this week, after Palmer Park Library reopens its doors on Wednesday 19 May.

Palmer Park library’s opening follows the successful return of six other library branches.

Palmer is now due to reopen initially for 3 hours per week, from 9am to 12 midday. Find details of the reopening, including new opening times, here.

From Wednesday 19 May, Palmer Park Library, which is located within Palmer Park in East Reading, will offer:

  • Returns – to entrance when the library is open
  • Order and collect (book online or via 0118 937 5106)
  • Limited computer bookings (via 0118 937 5106)

Visitors to the library will be reminded to follow safety precautions, including the wearing of face coverings inside the building and for the use of computers, test and trace registration will be required.

Whilst the libraries are currently operating on reduced hours, once all branches are open, the service will be working hard to extend the range of services and opening hours as soon as possible. Further details will be announced soon.

Reading Library’s popular e-service continues to be available. The virtual Reading Library boasts a huge range of instant access to free online resources, including eBooks, eMagazines and eAudio. New library members can register instantly online and there are lots of free online learning resources too.