Reading Public Library to present program on the art of making comic books

Reading Public Library will present a program featuring local award-winning illustrator and graphic designer, Craig Schaffer discussing “The Art of Illustration” at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, at the Main Library, 100 S. Fifth St., Reading. Schaffer is a Berks County resident whose artwork appears in the Reading Eagle where he creates news graphics and […]

Reading Public Library receives $20,000 BB&T Economic Growth Fund Grant

Reading Public Library was awarded a $20,000 grant from the BB&T Economic Growth Fund of Berks County Community Foundation Friday, Jan. 11. BB&T representatives Carey Babczak and David Roland presented the check at Main Library to Board member, Maureen Dolan and Executive Director, Bronwen Gamble. The funds will support the library’s entrepreneurial and workforce development […]

Reading Public Library to present productivity enhancement workshop

Reading Public Library will host a productivity and performance-enhancement workshop entitled “Optimize your Time” from 11 a.m. to noon Saturday, Jan. 12, at the Main Library, 100 S. 5th St. Adrean Turner, owner of Turner Coaching, Training, and Consulting, LLC, will host the program designed to encourage personal achievement. Using proven strategies from her book, […]

Kutztown Community Library announces bus trip

On Tuesday, March 5, 2019, the Kutztown Community Library is sponsoring a bus trip to the Philadelphia Flower Show. This year’s theme is Flower Power and pays tribute to the enormous impact of flowers on our lives. The cost is $80 per person and includes bus fare, driver’s tip and admission; lunch is NOT included. […]

Reading Public Library Southeast Branch closing temporarily

The Southeast Branch of Reading Public Library, 1426 Perkiomen Ave., will close temporarily until further notice. The HVAC system is being replaced, and there is no heat in the library. We are disappointed about closing, but the health and safety of the staff and our patrons is most important. Patrons who have placed holds on […]

Reading Public Library to feature study of Peruvian poet Cesar Vallejo

“Capuli” an international Peruvian Literature and Cultural Organization will be presenting papers focused on the Peruvian poet, Cesar Vallejo at the Main Library, 100 S. 5th St., from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 27. Vallejo was a Peruvian poet, writer, playwright and journalist considered one of the great poetic innovators of the 20th century […]

CANCELLATION TONIGHT: READING PUBLIC LIBRARY BOOKS, BREWS & BUBBLY RECEPTION

CANCELLATION TONIGHT: READING PUBLIC LIBRARY BOOKS, BREWS & BUBBLY RECEPTION READING – Due to the inclement weather forecast, the Nov. 15 friends’ reception for Reading Public Library, “Books Brews, & Bubbly” has been canceled. For more information, contact Linda Capozello at inda.capozello@reading.lib.pa.us.

Kutztown Community Library announces bus trip to Longwood Gardens

Kutztown Community Library announces bus trip to Longwood Gardens Friends of the Kutztown Community Library are sponsoring a bus trip to Longwood Gardens Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018, to see the magical array of Christmas trees, outdoor lights and fountain display. Fountain display begins at 3:30 p.m., weather-dependent. Cost is $82 for adults and $68 for […]

Library announces local authors book signing event Saturday, Nov. 10, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Library announces local authors book signing event Saturday, Nov. 10, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. www.berkslibraries.org/events/author-meet-and-greet Join Muhlenberg Community Library at the Reading Showroom of Raymour & Flanigan Furniture and Mattress store for refreshments and readings by local authors. Peruse books to purchase and have signed. A portion of the proceeds benefit the library. Charles […]