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    Reading Public Library Comic Con expanding to three locations, offering free fun for all ages

    Reading Public Library Comic Con expanding to three locations, offering free fun for all ages

    The Reading Public Library is holding its fourth annual Comic Con from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 14, 2018. Admission is free as are a variety of workshops and activities. This year’s event has expanded to include activities […]

    Berks Book Bonanza prepares for 2018 sale

    Berks Book Bonanza prepares for 2018 sale

    After accelerating efforts with donation collection and item sorting, Berks Book Bonanza prepares for the 2018 used-book sale occurring July 13 through 15 inside the Berkshire Mall.

    The 2018 Berks Book Bonanza sale will occur on the following dates:

    Friday, July 13, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. […]

    Reading Public Library to present program on opioid abuse and mental health

    Reading Public Library to present program on opioid abuse and mental health

    Reading Public Library will present a program entitled “Opioid Abuse and Mental Health: Connections and Crossroads” at 11 a.m., Saturday, June 23, at RPL Main, 100 S. 5th St.

    Featured speaker, Samir Naber of Greater Reading Mental Health Alliance, will discuss the connection […]

    Berks County Public Libraries to Dedicate New Books to Reading LGBT Center

    Berks County Public Libraries to Dedicate New Books to Reading LGBT Center

    In celebration of June as GLBT Month as recognized by the American Library Association, the Berks County Public Libraries and Reading Public Library will dedicate 39 newly purchased books to the resource library at the LGBT Center of Greater […]

    Early Donation Cutoff for Berks Book Bonanza

    Early Donation Cutoff for Berks Book Bonanza

    Wyomissing – Due to the overwhelming support and generosity from the Berks County community, Berks Book Bonanza must shorten the collection period for donations to June 27, 2018.

    Donations of books, DVDs, CDs and other items will continue to be accepted at the drop-off location at the mall […]

    Reading Public Library sponsoring summer teen writing workshops

    Reading Public Library sponsoring summer teen writing workshops

    Reading Public Library is partnering with the Young Adult Library Services Association and Dollar General Literacy Foundation to provide free teen writing workshops throughout the summer. The workshops will be held at the RPL Teen Loft, Main Library, 100 S. 5th St., from 11 am to 2 […]

    Reading Public Library representatives attend national award ceremony

    Pictured from left are Director of IMLS, Dr. Kathryn K. Matthew; Director of Reading Public Library, Bronwen Gamble; and Community Representative, Luis Rodriguez. Photo courtesy IMLS/Shannon Finney.

    Reading Public Library representatives attend national award ceremony

    Representatives from Reading Public Library traveled to Washington, D.C. on May 24 to receive the 2018 National Medal for […]

    Reading Public Library holds viewing parties for IMLS Medal award celebration

    Reading Public Library holds viewing parties for IMLS Medal award celebration

    READING – On Thursday, May 24, Reading Public Library was awarded the 2018 National Medal for Museum and Library Service at a ceremony at the U.S. Institute of Peace in Washington, D.C. Representing the library were Executive Director, Bronwen Gamble, President of the Board […]

    Reading Public Library to receive $10,000 from Home for Orphans of Odd Fellows of PA

    Reading Public Library to receive $10,000 from Home for Orphans of Odd Fellows of PA

    Art Weiler, chairman of the Home for Orphans of Odd Fellows of Pennsylvania Board of Trustees, presented a check for $10,000 Friday, May 18, to Reading Public Library to support a variety of youth literacy programming.

    The Independent Order of […]

    Muhlenberg Community Library announces summer programs, events

    Muhlenberg Community Library announces summer programs, events

    3612 Kutztown Rd, Laureldale. (610)929-0589. muhlenbergcommunitylibrary.org.

    Summer Hours from June 16 to August 18, 2018: Mon.-Thurs. 10am-8pm, Fri.-Sat. 10am-2pm Summer Quest 2018: Libraries Rock runs June 9-August 11. All ages from birth to 100+ are welcome to participate by picking up a Summer Quest log at the library […]