Heritage Events And Exhibitions
Coronavirus (COVID-19): change to service
All BCP libraries have reopened with interim opening hours - see the latest Library service information.
See information about changes to services.
Keep in touch with BCP libraries - email BCPLibraries@bcpcouncil.gov.uk; follow @BCPLibraries twitter and Facebook
Enjoy free online resources www.bournemouth.gov.uk/cyberlibrary
Also if you have a Libraries West membership card (e.g. Poole, Christchurch, Highcliffe, Dorset libraries) look on www.librarieswest.org.uk web pages for more information.
You can hold membership cards for both Libraries West and Bournemouth Libraries.
Commemorating the 80th anniversary of Dunkirk 2020
Read the local memories of Dunkirk evacuees in Moordown June 1940 Moordown Dunkirk
(courtesy Roger Shore, Moordown History http://www.jp137.com/mh/)
Commemorating the 75th anniversary of VE Day - 8th May 2020
Local memories web pages on BCP Council website
2020 Remembering VE Day in local memories
Tribute to the heroes of WWII on VE Day by the Mayors of Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole, and the Chairman of BCP Council
VE Day messages from the Chairman and Mayors 2020 Remembering
BCP Councillors and staff to sing "We'll Meet Again" - our musical tribute for VE Day
We'll Meet Again sung by Councillors and staff
Medals & Memories for 2020 Remembering gallery
If you have a WWII story or images to share please email us and we will be in touch: BCPLibraries@bcpcouncil.gov.uk
Send a copy of the image (and copyright permission) a photo of an item and the text of your memories/ reminiscence. We’re working on curating these for a collection online and in libraries for people to browse.
If you are unable to email, you can post images (copies of photos – please no originals) and memories to Christchurch Library 29 High Street Christchurch BH23 1AW.
This will be an ongoing project so you can get in touch during 2020 to share your memories.
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