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    Berks County Public Libraries assist displaced youth for 2018 school year

    Berks County Public Libraries assist displaced youth for 2018 school year

    This school year, Berks County Public Libraries reached out to the community to assist displaced students in Berks County with school preparations. With the help of the Berks County Intermediate Unit, the county library system sent 750 backpacks to school districts across the county […]

    Upcoming Muhlenberg Community Library Fall 2018 fundraisers that are on sale now:

    Upcoming Muhlenberg Community Library Fall 2018 fundraisers that are on sale now:

    Designer Bag BINGO

    http://www.berkslibraries.org/events/designer-bag-bingo Sunday, September 23rd, noon to 4pm at the Muhlenberg High School Cafeteria. $25 Advance Tickets available at Muhlenberg Community Library. Tickets will be available for $30 At The Door at the MHS cafeteria. *Please bring check or cash to […]

    Reading Public Library to hold celebrity bartender fundraiser

    Canal Street Pub & Restaurant

    Reading Public Library to hold celebrity bartender fundraiser

    READING – Reading Public Library will hold its fifth annual Celebrity Bartender fundraiser from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, at Canal Street Pub & Restaurant, 535 Canal St., Reading.

    Celebrity Bartenders including attorney Ben Leisawitz of the Law […]

    Reading Public Library sponsors “Girls Who Code” Club

    Reading Public Library sponsors “Girls Who Code” Club

    Reading Public Library is again sponsoring a “Girls Who Code” Club for young women in sixth through 12th grades.

    This free program is open to girls throughout Berks County who want to explore coding in a fun and friendly way. RPL’s club is part of the national […]

    Berks Book Bonanza Raises $45,000 for Local Non-Profits

    Berks Book Bonanza Raises $45,000 for Local Non-Profits

    Friday, July 13, Berks Book Bonanza opened its doors to a line of shoppers waiting to browse the selection of gently used books at the three-day fundraiser. By Sunday afternoon, Book Bonanza declared they were sold out of the nearly 50,000 books, DVD’s, […]

    Reading Public Library Northeast Branch to receive major makeover

    Reading Public Library Northeast Branch to receive major makeover

    The Northeast Branch of Reading Public Library will receive a major interior renovation thanks to the Lowe’s Heroes Project and other area construction firms including Skyline Property Services, Dolan Construction, and Steve Stauffer Painting.

    The makeover of the Northeast Branch, 1348 N. 11th St., will include […]

    Reading Public Library Southeast Branch to present ‘Essential Oils for a Healthy Home’ program

    Reading Public Library Southeast Branch to present ‘Essential Oils for a Healthy Home’ program

    The Southeast Branch of Reading Public Library, 1426 Perkiomen Ave., will present a program entitled “Essential Oils for a Healthy Home” at 1 pm on Saturday, August 4.

    Darla Martin will speak on toxic-free and cost effective options for cleaning and […]

    Reading Public Library sponsoring comic book illustration workshop

    Reading Public Library sponsoring comic book illustration workshop

    On Monday, August 6, Reading Public Library will partner with the Young Adult Library Services Association and Dollar General Literacy Foundation to provide a teen workshop on comic book art. The workshop will be held at the RPL Teen Loft, Main Library, 100 S. 5 th St., […]

    Reading Public Library Northeast Branch to present program on substance abuse

    Reading Public Library Northeast Branch to present program on substance abuse

    Reading – The Northeast Branch of Reading Public Library, 1348 N. 11th St., will present a program entitled “Substance Abuse, Addiction, and Recovery” at 1 p.m., Saturday, July 21.

    Featured speaker, Diane Lillington, primary therapist at Retreat Premier Addiction Treatment Centers of Lancaster County, […]

    Library to present two-part teen program

    Northeast Branch of Reading Public Library to present two-part teen program by Council on Chemical Abuse

    Reading – The Northeast Branch of Reading Public Library, 1348 N. 11th St., will feature a two-part program for teens titled, “Clear and Present Danger.”

    The program presented by The Council on hemical Abuse will be held from 3:30 […]