Reading, KS


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News and life in general happen fast, so please contact us to help share with everyone in the area.  The Community is encouraged to share information through the use of our website.  We may be contacted to update, add, or just change information to better serve our local businesses, organizations, and people.  If you have anything you would like to see you may contact us:

Thanks! Message sent to Linda Woods

Reading KS Community pages



Speed limit in the city of Reading!

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​Weather Season
The local weather stations continue to monitor large weather events that can impact our area.  Please stay advised as weather changes.  The advisories are in effect to give heads up for all local emergency situations.


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The Reading Community WEEKLY testing of emergency readiness equipment will be on every Monday at Noon.  We look to maintain the safety of our community through constant upkeep of our resources.
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Think about your mailbox or house and how well it is marked in case EMS or the Sheriff's Office need to respond in an emergency!

Don't forget to check out the Events Page!


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Due to the weather we cannot put anything in it that might spoil. These items are  at The Cafe.  If you are in need just stop by and ask what is available.   Thanks Reta Jackson              

Give what you can... take what you need... and be blessed. It is for anyone in need or anyone who would like to share. 

Click here for more information on celebration.


Please get your animals vaccinated and bring copy of rabies vaccination to City Hall for new dog tags.

ECAT is the food pantry in Osage City, Osage ECKAN works with ECAT to send out information. Be sure to LIKE Osage ECKAN FaceBook page for posts from ECAT. 

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For other services Osage County residents contact ECKAN in Osage City at (785) 528-5184. Lyon County residents contact ECKAN in Emporia at (620) 342-4607. Or for more information please visit their website at:



Reading residents are welcome to contact ECAT for food

(785) 528-8164. They are open on Wednesdays 1-3:30pm

and households can get food once a month.

Community Building is available for rent!

100 person gathering limit.  Rental fees will increase beginning January 1, 2022.

UMC Blessing Box

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Click here to book and pay for site!


Click here to view the KDHE Consumer Confidence Report for water.

The Reading Fire Department has free smoke detectors and/or carbon monoxide detectors if any one needs them. Contact any Reading fireman or stop in at the station, when you see someone is there.

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Abundant Harvest food distribution is at 10am on the 3rd Thursday of each month.  Stay in your car and line up at the Osage City High School football field parking lot.  Emporia food distribution is at 1pm on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at Abundant Harvest.  Stay in your car and line up on Whittier.

Harvesters food distribution is at 10am on the 3rd Thursday of each month.  Stay in your car and line up at the Osage City High School football field parking lot.  You will need to open your doors or trunk.

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