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Tilehurst Library

All Reading libraries are open as normal, see for opening and information.

For the latest on rhymetimes, see

Visit for the latest information - and to see our story and rhyme videos. Stay safe.

Services we provide:

  • Books - fiction and non-fiction, adult and children, large print
  • Books in French and Spanish
  • Spoken word CDs and cassettes
  • Music CDs
  • DVDs
  • Selection of magazines
  • Word Processor PC
  • Photocopier
  • Free Internet access
  • Study space
  • Toy Library - reserve and pick up small items.

Use Reading Libraries Online Learning to practise the Driving Theory and Citizenship tests.  Follow the link for the full list of online learning services.

You are welcome into any of our libraries to read a newspaper, join our rhymetimes for pre-school children  or work on your own.  Internet & wi-fi are free, but you must have a library card.  Bring proof of signature to sign up.  If you also bring proof of address, you can borrow books, CDs and DVDs.  Sign up online for ebooks.

Throughout the school holidays activities arranged for children and families see website for more details.

Who to contact

0118 9015112

Where to go

Tilehurst Library
School Road
RG31 5AS

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Open Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri & Sat; Closed Sun, Weds, Fri & Bank Holidays
Time of day
Session Information
Monday: 9am - 5pm
Tuesday: 9am - 12pm
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: 1pm - 7pm
Friday: Closed
Saturday: 10am - 3pm
Sunday & Bank Holidays: Closed

Other Details


Is there a charge for
using this service?

This information has been collected from third party providers therefore the Reading Services Guide, Reading Borough Council (RBC) and Brighter Futures for Children (BFfC) cannot accept responsibility for the accuracy of this information and recommends that parents, carers, young people, residents and professionals check with providers regarding DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) and OFSTED registrations and CQC registrations. Information collected by Reading Service Guide; is used solely to implement and supply the Family Information Service (FIS), Special Educational Needs & Disabilities - Reading's Local Offer, Adults & Carers Support Group and Reading Youth.