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Library Café

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Library Cafe is located on the ground floor of the Library, offering hot drinks made by a barista and a ‘grab and go’ menu – including sandwiches, salads, smoothies, pastries, confectionery and a range of essential stationary items. Two Freestyle machines offer water and a range of soft drinks.

If you would like to sit in the café, there are a range of seating options – including comfortable cushioned benches with plug sockets for phone and laptop charging

Good to Know

Freshly baked waffles

Grab & go food

Freestyle machines

Specialty coffees and teas

Outdoor seating


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Find Us

University of Reading, Library Building, Whiteknights Campus

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Opening Times

Term Time

1 Jan 1970 – 1 Jan 1970
Monday: 7:30 am – 10:00 pm
Tuesday: 7:30 am – 10:00 pm
Wednesday: 7:30 am – 10:00 pm
Thursday: 7:30 am – 10:00 pm
Friday: 7:30 am – 10:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Bank Holiday and Closure Days