Reading Mobile Library Service

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Reading Borough Council provides a Mobile Library Service, visiting up to 80 care establishment in Reading. It makes more than 8,000 visits to nursing homes, sheltered housing and older/disabled people living in their own homes.

It provides:

A personal to-your-door service for the housebound
More than 20,000 books
More than 8,000 large print books and 2,500 spoken word books on CD and cassette
Access to Reading Libraries request service
Information via the Internet

All services are free.


We make more than 8,000 visits to elderly and disabled readers in Reading every year.

You can ask for our Home Visiting Service if you live in Reading Borough and you have difficulty visiting your local library, either through age or disability.

Visit http://www.reading.gov.uk/leisureandvisitors/libraries/your-libraries/mobile-library-service/ for application form.

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