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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.

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Barbara's Book Club
Meetings & times TBA
Contact:  Malonne Davies (620) 794-4324

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Reading 4-H Club
Meets 2nd Wednesday
6:45pm at The Miracle Cafe

Contact:  Tara Senft

Reading Benefit Fire
102 First Street

(620) 699-3456

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

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Reading Community
Meets at The Miracle Cafe
Times & Dates TBA
Contact:  Reta Jackson

Sponsor of many community events & projects like, Family Fun Night & Scholarships.

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Reading First Baptist Church
101 Vine
(620) 342-9354

Worship Service:  9:40am
Bible Study:  9:50am

Rev. Lyle Williams

Reading Library
17 Vine
Bette Eby 18 Vine

Reading Library

Contact Bette to open library.

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Reading Lions Club
Meets 3rd Monday 6:30pm at The Miracle Cafe
Times & Dates TBA

Contact:  Rosalie Voorhees (620) 699-3879

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Reading First Baptist Church
33 Franklin
(620) 699-3808

Adult Sunday School:  10am
Children Sunday School:  10:15am
Worship Service: 11am

Pastor Michael Turner

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City of Reading Information

City Office
613 First Street
(620) 699-3870
Hours:  M/T/TH/F 8:30am-12:30pm
Wed 8:30am-3:30pm

City Council Meetings
613 First Street
First Thursday each month.  7pm at the Community Building.  Mayor, five council members, city clerk, city treasurer, maintenance manager.  Guest always welcome!

City Park
613 First Street
Features a ball diamond, basketball court, shelter house, playground equipment,
gaga ball court, 9-hole disc golf course, horseshoe pits, and a gazebo.

Community Building
613 First Street
Rental available by contacting City Office, completing rental agreement, and making payment.  $50 deposit required plus $50 for half day rental or $100 for full day.  Deposit is refundable if building is left in good order.  For an addioional $50 deposit, a big screen TV is available for use when renting the building.  No rentals on New Year's Eve.  No pets!

City Maintenance Manager
Brian Knight
(620) 794-0556

Newsletter/Social Media/Website
Linda Woods

Recycling Trailer
The Recycling trailer is parked in front of the school on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month.  If the 1st of the month falls on a Wednesday or Thursday, then it's there on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the 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.

Dates:  June 6 & 20, July 3 & 18,  August 8 & 22, September 5 & 19, October 3 & 17, 
November 7 & 21, December 5 & 19.  

Please check to be sure the trailer is on the site
before loading up your recycling.

RV Sites
Each site has electricity, water, and sewer.  Rental fees are $15 per day.  Please contact the City Office to reserve site and pay rental fees.

City of Reading Working Together

Come grow with us!!

Reading Vision

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

Reading Fire Department
Reading, KS
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