Closing the book on temporary library

The Reading Public Library has announced that its last day at its temporary location at 80 General Way will be Friday, August 19th.  The library will remain closed for four weeks as the library staff packs up materials and returns to the newly renovated library building at 64 Middlesex Avenue in Reading.

An opening date for the new facility has not been determined. For updates about when the facility will reopen, check the Reading Public Library website at and click on the “Library News” page.  There patrons can subscribe to receive emails or an RSS feed that provide updated information about the move.  Patrons may also call the library at 781-944-0840 for a recorded message with the latest information.

While the library is closed, your library card and PIN may be used to take advantage of the library’s many online and digital services, such as:

  • Zinio
  • Freegal
  • Consumer Reports
  • Mango Languages
  • Overdrive Downloadable Books
  • … and more

Stay connected to The Reading Post for continuing coverage of the Grand Opening of the New Reading Public Library.

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