Mobile phones connect us to the word more than ever before, but did you know we have local apps that serve Reading and Berks County? We took to the App Store and Google Play store to find local apps that are worth downloading.

Crime Alert Berks App

Did you know you can submit a crime tip to the authorities using an app? The AlertBerks app does just that by providing users with the ability to submit anonymous tips to Crime Alert Berks County. Unlike texting or calling in a tip the AlertBerks app features include anonymous 2 way interaction between the tipster and Crime Alert Berks Co, the ability to attach images to tips and an easy to use intuitive interface. Download on the App Store and Google Play.

SoLo Berks County App by BCTV

Looking to contribute your ideas, stories and photos to the community? Be a citizen contributor for Berks Community Media! With SoLo you are the reporter and you decide what is relevant based on your reporting and your viewing.

SoLo is a ‘social, local’ platform by BCTV wants you to share your experiences in Berks County. Simply write and article, record a video or take a photo of events happening in Berks County. Features include sharing uploaded news reports on social media, rate whether stories are newsworthy or not, post and respond to SoLo Assignments for stories you want to hear more on. Become your own journalist in your community with BCTV. Download on the App Store and Google Play.

Reading Public Library App

RPL2GO, the mobile app for Reading Public Library lets you locate and search your library catalog wherever you are. Reading Public Library card holders can locate books, movies, music and more with easy search features designed for Mobile devices. Download on the App Store and Google Play.

Reading Magazine App

The Reading Magazine mobile app is a free hyperlocal news magazine featuring the unique achievements of residents, businesses and community organizations of Berks County. Updated daily with the latest community news, photos, videos and coupons. Download on the App Store and Google Play.

Outdoor Berks App by Reading Health System

Developed by the Reading Health System, Outdoor Berks features a searchable database of parks and trails throughout Berks County. You can identify park and trails by location, type of activity, add to your favorites and much more. Download on the App Store and Google Play.