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Website Maintenance and Payments Offline

Due to maintenance, our website may be unavailable at times from midnight on Friday 10 July to 6pm on Sunday 12 July. 

Our payment system will be unavailable on Sunday 12 July from 12:30 to 4:30pm. We can't take any payments while we complete this process.

We apologise for any inconvenience this might cause, but we'll have things back up and running normally as soon as possible.

Thatcham Library

Thatcham Library will be open from Monday 13 July for book collections by appointment only. Please telephone the library to order your books or use our new Order & Collect service.

Opening Hours for Collections by Appointment

Monday10am to 12pm and 2-4pm*
Tuesday10am to 12pm and 2-4pm
Thursday10am to 12pm and 2-4pm
Friday10am to 12pm and 2-4pm
Saturday10am to 12pm

 *Please note that our libraries aren't open on Bank Holidays (including Good Friday).


(01635) 866049


Thatcham Library

Bath Road


West Berkshire

RG18 3AG


The following details are provided for information but please note that until further notice the library is open for BOOK COLLECTIONS ONLY.


Please be aware that we can only offer a limited service over the lunchtime period as the library is staffed by volunteers during this time.

You can log in to our online catalogue to search, renew and reserve books and more; or you can explore more services available at libraries.

View a calendar of events at Thatcham Library 

Facilities and Access

  • Access via ramp from street level
  • Level access throughout
  • Seven computers with Internet access available for use free of charge (shut down 15 minutes before library closing)
  • Free WiFi (shut down 15 minutes before library closing)
  • Black/white and colour A4 printing from computers (charges apply)
  • Self-service black/white and colour A4 and A3 photocopying (charges apply)
  • Self-service black/white and colour scanning to email (free of charge)
  • Public parking nearby