Reading Kansas


Who We Are

Reading – Kansas - USA

A public Square Community


Reading Kansas

What We Offer

I'm Reading,Kansas and we bring to you the simple life.  Small town America is proud to offer the ease of country-living.  A community with a less hurried atmosphere, good schools, friendly planning, tight bonds, and an emphasis on family values through hard-work and community pride.

Reading, KS
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Reading Benefit Fire Department

(620) 699-3456

Call ahead for extra awareness during pasture & other field burning.  We want a safe burn season for all.


Reading Community Development

Meetings on Saturdays, TBA

11:30am The Miracle Cafe

Sponsor of many community events like Family Fun Night!


Reading 4-H Club

Meets 2nd Wednesday

6:30pm at The Miracle Cafe

Contact: Tara Senft

Reading Library

17 Vine (Library) 18 Vine (Bette)

Contact:  Bette Eby to open for you.

Reading Lions Club

Meets 3rd Monday

6:30pm The Miracle Cafe

Contact:  Rosalie Voorhees (620)699-3879


Reading First Baptist Church

101 Vine

Sunday Bible Study at 9:30am

Worship Service at 10:30am

Pastor Lyle Williams


Reading United Methodist Women

Meets 1st Wednesday

5:30pm Reading United Methodist Church


Reading United Methodist Church

33 Franklin

Adult Sunday School at 10am

Children Sunday School at 10:15am

Worship Service at 11am

Pastor Michael Turner

Barbara's Book Club

Meeting TBA  10:30am

Meeting place TBA.

Contact:  Malonne Davies  (620) 794-4324


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City of Reading



Reading City Hall

(620) 699-3870


Hours:  M/T/TH/F 8:30am– 12:30pm

& WED 8:00am– 5:00pm (closed 12:15pm-1:15pm)


City Council meetings

Meets 1st Thursday each month

7:00pm at Community Building

Mayor plus 5 council members


City Maintenance Manager  

(620) 794-0556

Brian Knight


RV Sites

Sites $15 a day, available by contacting City Hall.


Community Building

Rental available by contacting City Hall completing rental agreement and making payment.  $100 deposit required plus $50 for half day rental and $100 for full day.  Deposit is refundable if building is left in good order.  Big screen TV available when renting building which requires an additional $50.00 deposit.  No rentals on weekends before an election and on New Year's Eve.  No petsl.


Community Sign

Available to list UPCOMING community events. 

Contact:  Heather Jones  (620)699-3842


Monthly City Newsletter/Website

Letter is distributed with city bills.  News & updates added monthly. Contact: Linda Woods (620)699-3883 by middle of preceding month at:


Reading City Park

Features a ball diamond, basketball court, shelter house, modern playground equipment, gazebo as well as a 9- hole disc golf course.


Recycling Trailer

Recycling trailer is parked in front of the school at least two Thursdays each month.  There are bins for newspaper, magazines, junk mail, #2  plastic, color plastic like detergent bottles,  cardboard, tin cans, milk jugs, pop bottles, clear and colored glass containers.
2022 Dates for recycling trailer:  January 6, 13, 20; 
February 3, 17;  March 3, 17; April 7. 21; May 5, 19; 
June 9, 23; July 7, 21; August 4, 18; September 8, 22; 
October 6, 20; November 3, 17; and December 8, 22.

Please check trailer is on location before loading up your recycling.

City of Reading

Working Together

Reading Vision

A flourishing community dedicated to faith, liberty, family, and  pride!

Reading, KS

Come grow with us!!