Library Events

Coronavirus (COVID-19): change to service

Library services have temporarily changed due to Covid restrictions. See further information about changes to services.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, weekly library events and activities are held online @BCPLibraries Facebook, twitter and on BCP Council YouTube.


WW2 anniversary commemorations held in 2020

Commemorating the 80th anniversary of Dunkirk 2020

Read the local memories of Dunkirk evacuees in Moordown June 1940 Moordown Dunkirk

For commemoration of 75th VE Day, view these dedicated web pages on BCP Council website

2020 Remembering VE Day in local memories

VE Day messages from the Chairman and Mayors 2020 Remembering

 We'll Meet Again sung by Councillors and staff 

Heritage Events And Exhibitions

Local history events and exhibitions for the Bournemouth area. Events from the family and local history club, aspects of history and exhibitions.

Literary Events

You can get to the Literature Works website and learn about literary events in South West here.

Online Reading Groups

How to get your reading group online


We have a new theme for poetry each month. You are invited to send in your own poems for display.

Reading Well for Young People

Reading Well for young people. Recommended reading list of books selected by mental health experts and young people

Weekly Diary of Events

Follow us on Twitter @bmthlibs and individual library Facebook pages. Discover the friendly groups, events and activities in your local library