The City of Reading

Imagine a city made entirely of books. Where row homes look like encyclopedia sets, trains puff pages, and you can float down a river of words. Welcome to The City of Reading, designed and painted by the neighborhood youth and staff of the Northeast Library.

Location

639 Court Street,

West Reading, PA 19611


Project Support

Sponsors:

Reading Public Museum, in conjunction with the exhibition

Keith Haring: Journey of the Radiant Baby


Reading Public Library

Pennsylvania Historic and Museum Commission

Parker Paint



Mural design and fabrication:

Community volunteers



Studio assistant:

David Welty



Project completion

2006