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See a summary of our Local Outbreak Control Plan and read our frequently asked questions. 

Theale Library

From 5 November until 4 December: the library is open at the following times for BOOK COLLECTIONS ONLY. Please reserve specific books or use our Order & Collect service online or by telephoning the library. Please check back later for our reopening arrangements from 5 December.

Opening Hours

Monday2pm to 4pm*
Wednesday10.30am to 12.30pm
Friday2pm to 4pm
Saturday10am to 12pm

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

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(0118) 9303207


Theale Library

Church Street



West Berkshire



The following details are provided for information but please be aware that some services may be unavailable at present. Please check with the library before you visit.


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 Theale Library 

Facilities and Access

  • 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)
  • Free public parking