Independence Day Curbside Pick Up Hours

There will not be any curbside pick up on Friday, July 3, and Saturday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day and our book drop will be closed. 

Race, Justice & Activism: A Tween/Teen Starter List

Awareness, discussion, and action can all lead to change. Wherever you are on your journey, information is power. This guide was created to help youth grades 6-12 process events surrounding the killing of George Floyd.

Black Lives Matter Booklist

We’ve put together a starter list of multi-generational book recommendations to support and understand the current protests and the Black Lives Matter movement.

RPL Reopening Update

When we reopen the library to the public, it will be done in the safest way possible for our patrons and staff.

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Why Native Plants Matter: Program Recording

The Reading Public Library, along with co-sponsor, the Reading Garden Club held our first large virtual program: Why Native Plants Matter on Tuesday, April 28th.

Art in Reading

We have started a new Instagram account called @artinreading2020, and we want you to contribute! We are showcasing what anyone of any age is creating during this time of social distancing.

MCBA Winner Announced

The 2020 winner of the Massachusetts Children’s Book Award was recently announced. Congratulations to…